UFC 194 Conor McGregor Post Fight Press kodi
McGregor made his professional MMA debut in March 2008. Over the next two and three-quarter years, he amassed a record of 4-2.
Beginning in 2011, McGregor started an undefeated streak of 13 wins, consisting of one judges’ decision, one submission and eleven knockouts/technical knockouts (nine occurring in the first round). During this period McGregor produced his fastest televised KO at Cage Contender 8 in Dublin, Ireland. This streak resulted in considerable attention on MMA message boards and McGregor rose in the European rankings which led to the UFC taking an interest. In March 2014, the events surrounding McGregor’s fight with Max Holloway in Boston was the main focus of a documentary by Motive Television and SevereMMA.com for Raidió Teilifís Éireann
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In February 2013, the UFC announced that they had signed McGregor to a multi-fight contract. He is the second fighter from the Republic of Ireland to fight for the company, following welterweight Tom Egan who is Conors friend
McGregor made his UFC debut against Marcus Brimage on April 6, 2013 at UFC on Fuel TV 9. He was successful in his first bout, winning via TKO just over a minute into the first round. The win also earned McGregor his first Knockout of the Night award. McGregor was expected to face Andy Ogle on August 17, 2013 at Fight Night 26 However, Ogle pulled out of the bout citing an injury and was replaced by Max Holloway. He won the fight via unanimous decision. Following the bout with Holloway, an MRI scan revealed that McGregor had torn his ACL during the bout and would require surgery, keeping him out of action for up to ten months.
McGregor was expected to face Cole Miller on July 19, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 46.However, Miller pulled out of the bout citing a thumb injury and was replaced by Diego Brandão. McGregor won the fight via TKO in the first round. The win also earned McGregor his first Performance of the Night bonus award.