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RDA's coach: McGregor will be so beat up he 'will ask for the fight to be stopped'

Rafael Cordeiro feels Conor McGregor will be in for a very rough night when he meets Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196, on March 5.

Conor McGregor
Conor McGregor
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Rafael Cordeiro, the head coach at Kings MMA, is not intimidated by Conor McGregor's antics. In fact, he revealed to Combate that his pupil and current UFC lightweight champion, Rafael dos Anjos, is anxious to put his hands on "The Notorious," so much that he believes Dos Anjos will make McGregor quit in the middle of their super fight.

"The way I see it, Rafael will do just fine. He's very excited about this fight and will drag McGregor to deep waters. He has never faced anybody like Rafael. We believe he can beat Conor up badly. It may even be the first time Conor will ask for a fight to be stopped."

Rafael dos Anjos will meet Conor McGregor in a champion vs. champion super fight at UFC 196, on March 5, in Las Vegas. In the co-main event of the evening, female bantamweight champion, Holly Holm will also look to make her first title defense against Miesha Tate.

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