Conor McGregor, if you’re MMA lover or UFC fans you know well this dude, beside his behavior that often seizes public attention, McGregor is one of the greatest in this sport (MMA/UFC), McGregor is an athlete in the UFC sport which is full of controversy but sometimes he proves what he said and sometimes his opponent makes him silent well, for example, his match with Khabib Nurmagendov which not end well for him.
As we all know, Conor McGregor one of the major stars in MMA/UFC, So from this sport, he achieved a lot of titles and money as well. Just read the article below, love him or not we must agree that McGregor is a great athlete.
Conor McGregor Biography & Career Journey
Conor McGregor was born in the city of Dublin, Ireland on July 14, 1988. He grew up in Crumlin and received an education at Colaiste de hide in Tallaght. Before diving to the MMA world, he was a fan of soccer. However, he later switched to boxing while at the Crumlin Boxing Club when he was 12 years old.
McGregor’s career began when he was 18 years old by doing MMA debut. He won his first amateur fight with TKO against Kieran Campbell. After that, he also signed an agreement to Cage of Truth Promotions, Ireland. Starting from there, his professional fighting career began.
McGregor fought there for 5 years before he was offered a new contract to be able to fight at the UFC. He also made his UFC debut in 2013 against Marcus Brimage. McGregor managed to get a victory. From then on, McGregor became a new sensation at UFC.
In 2012, he won both the Feather and Light Warriors Home Class Championship. He holds both of his championship titles simultaneously at UFC. In 2015, he defeated Jose Aldo for UFC 194 with the Featherweight Championship class in 13 seconds in the first round. This is one of the fastest wins in UFC history.
In 2016, after defeating Eddie Alvarez for UFC at the 2015 UFC Championship, McGregor successfully became the first fighter in UFC history to win titles in two different divisions simultaneously.
Conor McGregor became one of the UFC athletes who made a lot of controversies. The biggest one is with Khabib Nurmagomedov. McGregor made a sensation that made many people blaspheme himself. McGregor is considered to have insulted the religion held by Khabib.
There was even a riot that was considered detrimental to the party from Khabib Nurmagomedov. This problem is also considered to be able to trigger tension between Ireland and Russia.
After the victory of Khabib, there was a riot which was acted by Khabib Nurmagomedov. The dispute between Khabib and Conor McGregor continues to this day. They still haven’t made peace until now.