“They say you are only as good as where you come from. But that never stopped him.” – Notorious: The Legend of Conor McGregor

ESPN presents

An Evolve Production

Written and Directed by Jesse Edwards

Produced by Jesse Edwards

Produced by Joel Edwards

Editor | Zach Prichard

Executive Producer | Victor Vitarelli
Executive Producer | José Morales
Producer | Ben Webber

Conor McGregor
Patrick Brady
Daire Myles Sheridan

Voice Over | Rob Ricotta

DP | Jesse Edwards
Producer | Jesse Edwards
Producer | Joel Edwards
Line Producer | Greg Fromholz
Assistant Camera | Aaron Seldon
Production Assistant | George Griffen
Gaffer | Eoin O’Hagan
Grip | Maurice Swan
Audio | Alex James

EPs & Creative Direction | Joel Edwards & Jesse Edwards
Film Editor | Zach Prichard
Creative Producer | Lindsey Perkins
Assistant Editor | Joseph Bastien
VisualFX | Ryan Trommer
Colorists | Kendall Rittenour / Mark Ablaza
Sound Design | Ryan Pribyl
VP Operations | Daniel Kiedis

Score licensed through MUSICBED

Courtesy footage provided by UFC PPV

Additional footage licensed through FILMSUPPLY

Special Thanks
Crumlin Boxing Club
Tiny Ark Dublin

An Evolve Production | 2017

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In 2010, Joel & Jesse Edwards, two “Vimeo Kids” founded Evolve. What started out as a dream fueled by an iMac, DSLRs & ramen noodles, Evolve Studios is now becoming one of the most discreetly influential original & branded content studios.

As an independent, award-winning studio, Evolve produces premium content for a diverse group of partners including Disney, National Geographic, ESPN, Netflix, Facebook, NBC Universal, HBO and Discovery, to name a few. Our work has been recognized with numerous awards including 5 National Television Emmy’s, 40 Emmy nominations & many other top industry accolades.

Empowered by incredible young talent, team culture and blue collar creative work effort, Evolve has built a multifaceted studio that produces in three industry verticals all from the new content frontier in Nashville, Tennessee.




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