Former UFC two division Champion Conor McGregor is now considered the worst champion in Combat Sports history as he has won two belts and turned down over 8 fights since winning the belts to become the only champion to refuse to fight any of the top contenders in his divisions in the history of MMA. In turn the UFC has stripped Conor of both his titles over the past year. Today, Conor took to social media to respond and fans are worried that he has become a meme of himself and a joke to the MMA community after this troubling post.
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Conor Anthony McGregor (born 14 July 1988) is an Irish professional mixed martial artist and boxer. McGregor is the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion and former featherweight champion. McGregor has also competed as a welterweight in mixed martial arts (MMA), and light middleweight in boxing. McGregor is 2nd on the UFC’s pound for pound rankings. McGregor is the only fighter to be champion in two UFC divisions simultaneously. He first defeated long time featherweight champion José Aldo at UFC 194 in 13 seconds, which is the fastest UFC title fight victory. He then won the UFC lightweight title against Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205.
McGregor began his professional boxing career in 2017. In his debut boxing match, he was defeated by Floyd Mayweather Jr. via technical knockout. McGregor is the biggest pay-per-view (PPV) draw in MMA history, having headlined four out of the six highest-selling UFC pay-per-view events. His headline bout with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 drew 1.65 million PPV buys, the most ever for an MMA event. His boxing match with Mayweather drew 4.3 million PPV buys in North America, the second most in history.
In February 2013, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced that they had signed McGregor to a multi-fight contract. In joining, McGregor became only the second fighter from Ireland to compete for the company, following fellow SBG team member Tom Egan. On 6 April 2013, McGregor made his UFC debut against Marcus Brimage on the preliminary card of UFC on Fuel TV: Mousasi vs. Latifi. Brimage began the fight aggressively, meeting McGregor in the middle of the octagon before launching a flurry of strikes to push him back. McGregor, repeatedly throwing a counter left hand, found little success with his initial striking.
McGregor was expected to face Andy Ogle on 17 August 2013 at UFC Fight Night 26, but Ogle pulled out of the bout citing an injury and was replaced by Max Holloway. McGregor bewildered Holloway with his unusual boxing technique, and his incorporation of a wide variety of taekwondo kicks, many of which are not used in MMA to a significant degree. McGregor was able to control the striking range by using long, non-committal low side kicks to Holloway’s knee and shin, and initiate combinations by leaping in with switch and bicycle kicks. When the fight was brought to the ground, McGregor maintained top control, performing various positional advances, and mitigating against his opponent’s offence on the ground.
You’s’ll strip me of nothing you’s do nothing cunts.
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) April 5, 2018