publication date: Thursday, September 1, 2016 (part of Fall 2016)

category: Sports

clue: This tattooed Irishman uses words to weaken his opponents long before his fists get involved.

explanation: UFC fighter McGregor was known for trash-talking his opponents and using psychological warfare in the lead-up to a match. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, and Jesse King


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