We talked to Florian at his gym in Burbank ... and asked about McGregor's verbal antics leading up to the big UFC 196 showdown this weekend ... and Kenny -- a UFC analyst now -- had some high praise.
That's not all, Florian also expertly broke down not only the McGregor/Diaz fight ... but the crucial women's bout between Holly Holm and Miesha Tate.
Takeaway from both? Don't count out the underdog ...
“Watch UFC 196 – McGregor v. Diaz and Holm v. Tate – Live on PPV on Saturday, March 5.”