When it comes to Mix martial arts no one can ignore the name of Conor McGregor. In today’s world sports he become a superstar, Conor was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1988. He completed his primary and secondary level education from Coláiste de hÍde in Tallaght, where he also started his sports career. The nickname of Conor is ‘The Notorious’. In his early life he played football for Lourdes Celtic a well-known football club. He started his boxing career in the age of 12, when he joined a boxing club in crumlin. Conor and his family moved to the Lucan, Dumblin in 2006, where he met with the future fighter of UFC Tom Egan and then they started their boxing career and start getting training of Mix martial arts in Lucan. At the age of 18 Conor make his first non-professional debut in 2007 against Kieran Campbell in Dumblin for Irish Ring of Truth Promotion. In his first non-professional debut Conor was the victorious and due to this fight he became a professional fighter and immediately was signed by the Irish Cage of truth Promotion. After one year of his first fight in 2008, Conor joined the Straight Blast Gym (SBG) and start training under John Kavanagh, who is a reputable mix martial arts coach in Ireland.
Current Fight of Conor McGregor
In the UFC 229, lightweight championship the two rivals came against each other on the Oct 6, 2018, Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov. In the fourth round of the game Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated the famous Conor but the results of the game were not the same as they were in the usual fights. After the fight Khabib attacked the conor team members because they talk about his religion and nation, Khabib explain more in his post conference after fight that he is a peaceful player and do not want to create this type of scenario but no one had a permission to give their negative views about his nation and religion. After this whole shameful scenario Dana white, who is the current president of UFC confirms that Conor reaction was okay in his dressing room after the defeat and disgraceful attack of Khabib. Conor McGregor failed to claim the lightweight championship from previous two years he added.
McGregor Lost Fights
Conor McGregor got defeat in only four fights in lightweight championship since he started his professional career in 2008. He got defeat in his first fight on 28 July 2008 in the event of Cage of Truth COT-3. Opponent Artemij Sitenkov defeated the notorious and got the title of 2008. The Notorious lost his second fight against Joseph Duffy in the event of “The Uprising” CWFC-39 on 27 November 2010. The Notorious lost this fight by submission. Joseph duffy is an irish fighter and also start his career from 2008. Conor lost his third fight in the most famous event of UFC in 5 March, 2016. This time the opponent was American professional of mixed martial arts the Nate Diaz while in the next fight with Nate Diaz the conor was the victorious in August 20, 2016.
Fourth lost fight is the latest on 6 Oct, 2018 against Khabib Nurmagomedov and this fight is the most trending on all types of media due to the unusual behavior of Khabib Nurmagomedov after fight.
Conor McGregor Records
A saying is famous about the Conor McGregor that if you are seeing the fights of Conor please “Don’t blink” because if you do, you will miss the winning punch. Conor is famous for knockout wins and he holds many records for quick knockouts. He took only four seconds to defeat his opponent in 2011. Conor had 21 wins in his professional career and he claimed 19 victories before the final bell. He has most finishing percentage among all the mixed martial artists and these are the main reasons behind his popularity. He has the most victories in the UFC lightweight championship. Since 2013 he lost only two fights in UFC. Conor is only UFC fighter who holds two championships in two weight categories. He was the lightweight champion and featherweight champion of UFC. Conor was tested in three catagories by the California state university.
He breaks all the previous records in these three categories. In the reaction speed Conor reacts in 0.3 seconds, and during the test of his favorite and winning kick, he deliver in 0.5 seconds with 38pc higher force. Moreover he also broke the stabilometer machine record. He holds his balance up to 39 seconds while the previous record was only six seconds. According to the Professor of California state university Dr. Andy Galpin he is the most elite athlete among the elite class of athletes. The Notorious also has a record of most pay per view in the history of UFC.
Recent UFC Fights of Conor McGregor
The most recent and popular fight of McGregor was held about few days ago in which the the notorious was defeated by the Khabib Nurmagomedov. Since 2013 Conor is a most reputable mixed martial artist of UFC. He was the champion of lightweight in UFC. In the last five fights of UFC, Conor was able to get three victories. In 12 December 2015, Conor got victory in UFC- 194 against the José Aldo by 19-2 while in the next event of UFC- 196 which was held on 5 March 2016, Conor was defeated by the Nate Diaz. In UFC-202 which was held on 20 August 2016, Conor took his revenge by defeating the Nate Diaz by 20-3. On November 12, 2016, UFC-205 was held and Conor was again the victorious in this UFC by defeating Eddie Alvarez with the score of 21-3. In many victories he fights with the injuries and became the winner that is the big reason of his popularity among the people. He defeated in his last fight by Khabib Nurmagomedov and may be the fight will be rescheduled among these two rivals. According to recent news Conor is suspended for one month from the UFC due to the happenings of last fight.