Conor McGregor

Conor Anthony McGregor (born 14 July 1988) is an Irish professional mixed martial artist and boxer. He is a former Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight and lightweight champion. In his debut boxing match, he was defeated by Floyd Mayweather Jr. McGregor is the biggest pay-per-view draw in MMA history. His headline bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 drew 2. 4 million PPV buys.

About Conor McGregor in brief

Summary Conor McGregorConor Anthony McGregor (born 14 July 1988) is an Irish professional mixed martial artist and boxer. He is a former Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight and lightweight champion. In his debut boxing match, he was defeated by Floyd Mayweather Jr. McGregor is the biggest pay-per-view draw in MMA history. His headline bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 drew 2. 4 million PPV buys, the most ever for an MMA event. McGregor was expected to face Andy Ogle at UFC Fight Night 46 on July 19, 2014, but pulled out of the bout citing an injury. McGregor won the fight by unanimous decision and earned his first “Knockout of the Night’s” award. He also won the “Fight of the Year’’ award for his performance in the fight. McGregor has also been named one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the history of the UFC. He has been nominated for the UFC’s “Unbelievable” and “Most Valuable Fighter” awards, as well as the Ultimate Fighting Championships’ “Fighter of the year’S’ Awards” for his performances in the UFC, WEC, and Cage Warriors. He was also nominated for a “Sports Illustrated” “Best Male Athlete” Award for his work as a professional boxer in 2011 and 2012. In 2013, he became the second fighter from Ireland to compete for the company, following fellow team member Tom Egan. On April 6, 2013, McGregor made his UFC debut against Marcus Brimage at UFC on Fuel TV: Latifi vs.

Mousasi. He won his first UFC fight in round one, beating Marcus Brimage in the first round. McGregor then went on an eight-fight winning streak, during which he won both the CWFC Featherweight and Lightweight championships, making him the first European professional Mixed Martial Arts fighter to hold titles in two divisions simultaneously. In 2015, at UFC 194, he defeated José Aldo for theUFC Featherweight Championship via knockout 13 seconds into the firstround, which is the fastest victory in UFC title fight history. He then became the first fighter in UFC history to hold title in two weight divisions simultaneously, defeating Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205. In February 2013, UFC president Dana White made a trip to Dublin, Ireland to receive a Gold Medal of Honorary Patronage from Trinity College and was inundated with requests to sign McGregor to the company. McGregor signed a multi-fight contract with the UFC days later. In July 2014, McGregor announced that he would be out of action for up to ten months due to a torn anterior cruciate ligament during his bout with Cole Miller. On August 17, he won his comeback bout against Cole Miller at UFC 46 in his second comeback bout. On September 14, McGregor defeated Cole Miller in his third comeback bout by a unanimous decision. In October 2015, McGregor won his second UFC bout against Max Holloway.