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Sport Conor McGregor reflects on UFC career on the anniversary of his debut

02:15  06 april  2021
02:15  06 april  2021 Source:   fansided.com

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Three years ago today, Conor McGregor made his UFC debut against Marcus Brimage. McGregor , a two-division Cage Warriors champion at the time of his UFC debut , had quite a bit of hype behind him as he made his UFC debut , and he did not disappoint. McGregor landed numerous uppercuts on Brimage, showcasing his impressive counter striking ability as he became the first man to stop Marcus Brimage with strikes. On the three year anniversary of his UFC debut , McGregor reflected on his UFC journey thus far. 3 years ago today, I began my crusade to take all you bums from 5 figure

Conor McGregor took some time on Sunday afternoon to reflect on how he has felt at different weight classes through his career . If the fight excites him he will probably take it. He became the first UFC fighter to win and hold two belts in different divisions. The duel belts became a gimmick for him as he began to call himself the “Champ Champ.” However, now he holds no belts and has lost two of his last three.

Conor McGregor takes himself (and us) back to finding out about his UFC debut and the work he put into his craft

Conor McGregor et al. posing for the camera © Provided by Fansided

On April 6, 2013, the UFC was introduced to a future superstar who would quickly soon carve his footprint into the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. While no one knew Conor McGregor would go on to hold UFC titles simultaneously and break pay-per-view records at the time, McGregor made an impact almost immediately as he stepped into the Octagon.

It was in Stockholm, Sweden, at UFC on Fuel TV 9, that McGregor would signify his arrival with a 67-second finish of Marcus Brimage. It was also here where McGregor would lay down one of his most famous quotes, telling UFC President Dana White "60 Gs, baby!" after his performance — and he would be awarded the Knockout of the Night.

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UFC newcomer Michael Chandler has claimed that he could "easily" win the title vacated by "greatest of all time" Khabib Nurmagomedov, adding that he would happily take "biggest icon" Conor McGregor 's proposed new belt if required. With the lightweight division's former ruler stepping away from the octagon last Former Bellator champion Chandler complimented the Irishman's idea to put an entirely new, McGregor -designed belt on the line for his trilogy showdown with Dustin Poirier. After McGregor stopped his foe via a first-round TKO in 2014, the pair are tied 1-1 courtesy of a knockout win for 'The

Whether you appreciate his style or consider him loud and excessive, there’s no denying this about Conor McGregor : the UFC has seen nothing like him. In the two years since he swooped into the UFC , McGregor has become a lightning rod for controversy. But he has backed up his braggadocio with McGregor , although disappointed, didn’t miss a beat, insisting he would stop Mendes and claim the interim belt, which he insisted was the legitimate title. He struggled in the first round, landing on his back and absorbing a cut over his right eye, but he charged back. In the second round, after another

Now, eight years to the date of his debut, McGregor released a series of tweets reflecting on how he found out about his first UFC fight and the process leading into it.

Conor McGregor says he'll take the same approach from his UFC debut into his trilogy bout with Dustin Poirier

The quick win over Brimage would just be the beginning of a highly successful career for McGregor, who'd go on to win the UFC featherweight and lightweight titles and become the first simultaneous two-division champ in UFC history. He'd also set a new record for most purchased UFC pay-per-view twice (UFC 202 and UFC 229), as well as have a crossover "Money Fight" with boxing star Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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At UFC 194, Conor McGregor became the undisputed UFC featherweight champion and the Irishman did so in a picture-perfect manner. In his latest social media post, the former UFC double champion acknowledged his incredible achievement from five years ago and detailed how hard he worked for it. Conor McGregor will be returning to the UFC in January 2021. For his return fight , the former UFC lightweight champion will face Dustin Poirier in a highly-awaited rematch. The duo previously faced-off at featherweight, and The Diamond was one of the fighters McGregor had beaten in his

Conor McGregor 's journey from the streets of Dublin to the top of the fighting world wasn't easy. On the eve of his UFC return against Dustin Poirier, take a look back at the moments that brought The win was not only his UFC debut , but later led to the first post to his now (in)famous Instagram account.

McGregor's career, of course, would not come without controversy from the UFC 229 post-fight melee, to a number of sexual assault allegations, and from the Florida phone-smashing incident to punching an elderly gentleman in a pub.

McGregor also hasn't had a meaningful win in the Octagon since becoming champ-champ, most recently being finished by KO/TKO for the first time in his career in January at UFC 257 against Dustin Poirier.

The two are scheduled to meet in a trilogy bout at UFC 264 on July 10 and one has to wonder if McGregor will be able to finally get back on track.

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