3 Unforgettable Conor McGregor UFC Moments
Irishman Conor McGregor burst onto the scene in 2013 and became the UFC Featherweight Champion by knocking out Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds. With McGregor as its centrepiece, the UFC has become one of sports’ most talked about entities over the last several years.
First Champ-Champ Reign
He began his UFC career as Featherweight champion, winning that title on December 12th, 2015, by defeating Jose Aldo with a knockout in 13 seconds. He then fought Eddie Alvarez for the Lightweight championship and won via TKO in round 2. He became the first person ever to champion two divisions. The Notorious Conor McGregor is definitely a champion for the ages, watching him fight and go to town like the fox in the flaming fox slot games is a treasured memory amongst UFC fans.
Conor Gets the Interim Belt Castle
After Jose Aldo’s injury, Chad Mendes stepped in as a replacement to fight Conor McGregor for the interim Featherweight world title at UFC 189. After two five-minute rounds of fighting, Mendes couldn’t answer the bell for round three. It means that McGregor had won by a technical knockout (TKO) and became the first UFC champion in history to be a world title champion in two weight classes within 12 months.
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Jose Aldo, 1st-round KO
When Conor McGregor fight Jose Aldo in 2015, he finished the fight in 13 seconds with a first-round KO. McGregor wasn’t expected to win this fight because Aldo was supposed to be too big for him, but he planned to outsmart the champ on the feet with his movement and timing. Instead, McGregor walked across the cage and blasted Aldo with a left hand that dropped him like a sack of potatoes.
Conor McGregor has become one of the best UFC fighters, a popular sports organisation with millions of fans. When he announced that he’d return to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr., many people were excited about the possibility.