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Conor McGregor spending $300,000 preparing for UFC 202

Conor McGregor had quite a pricey training camp in preparation for his rematch against Nate Diaz at UFC 202.

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Since breaking into mainstream attention, Conor McGregor has been known for his lavish lifestyle, even through training camps. As expected, the preparations for his rematch against Nate Diaz at UFC 202 are no different.

Because of his knack for luxury, the reigning featherweight world champion admits this camp was a also pricey one.

"With gyms, cars, transport, flights, accommodations -- I'd estimate we're talking a $300,000 camp here. This is a big, big expense -- but what I make is big. So, in the bigger picture, it's rather small," McGregor told ESPN.

Right after his first UFC loss at UFC 196, McGregor was said to be "obsessed" with getting back at Diaz. In preparation for their rematch UFC 202, he flew in some top-level sparring partners, including multi-time grappling champion Dillon Danis and middleweight boxer Conor Wallace.

With his training mainly centered on fighting Diaz, "The Notorious" assures that it will be a different scenario this time around.

"This is most certainly not another fight. I have done things differently this fight. We have been going to war every single day in the gym in preparation for this. So, this is a war to me."

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