It’s been a hell for the UFC with takeovers, title fights and records tumbling all over the place. But it’s fair to say overall the sport is in a healthy state.

Sometimes though the press conferences in the lead up to the bouts can be more entertaining than the fights themselves – particularly when a certain Irishman is involved.

We love a bit of smack talk at Paddy Power, and the UFC has given us an early Christmas present by releasing a best of talking trash for 2016.

Let’s just say UFC Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor features heavily! However, he did fight three times this year so the Dubliner was bound to crop up a few times.

In the words of the great man himself, we ‘apologise to absolutely nobody’ for showing you the video below: