Conor Mcgregor’s 8 Tattoos & Their Meanings

Conor Mcgregor has been at the top of the wrestling scenario since a while now. Apart from his aggressive wrestling style, he is pretty famous for his tattoos. He has some impressive ink-work done on him. Let’s dive in to know more about it.

Conor Mcgregor


1. Arabic Writing On Heel

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The UFC star has Arabic writing on his heel which he doesn’t know the meaning of. He was quoted saying-

“This was my first, when I was drunk… I got it in Ayia Napa for €20. It could mean anything.”

2. Crucifix On Neck

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Conor has a winged crucifix inked on the back of his neck. Due to which he is perceived as a Catholic by religion, to which Mcgregor disapproves saying he does not believe in any religion. He was quoted as saying-

“f*** politics and f*** religion”

3. Thorny Helix On The Back

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Below the crucifix, Mcgregor has a helix of thorns going towards his lower back. The meaning behind it is unknown though.

4. Silver Gorilla On His Chest

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Conor Mcgregor has a silver gorilla wearing a crown and holding a heart in the mouth inked on his chest. On being asked about the tattoo, Conor said-

“I just like the way it looks.”

5. Rose Bush On His Forearm

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Mcgregor has a rose bush along with a clock showing 3:35 pm (although the significance of which is unknown) inked on his left forearm. The tattoo also has a large dagger through a separate rose on the inside. The back of the tattoo bears a figure of a gentleman wearing a top hat.

6. Motto On His left Elbow

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Conor Mcgregor has “slow is smooth, smooth is fast” inscribed just above the rose tattoo. The saying is a common motto of the special training units such as NAVY seals.

7. Tiger On His Abdomen

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Conor has a tattoo of a tiger’s head on his abdomen. He believes tiger is a very courageous animal. He studies the movement of animals and incorporates their style of attack in his training.

8. Name On The Abdomen

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He has “MCGREGOR” inked above the tiger and his nickname “NOTORIOUS” inked below the tiger. Both the words are inked in stencil writing on his abdomen


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