With a series of perfectly placed strikes, Conor McGregor showed just how great he can be at UFC 246 with a finish over Donald Cerrone.
Conor McGregor loves to make history.
First, he became the only fighter – at the time – to wear UFC gold in two different weight classes when he knocked out Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title while also holding the featherweight belt.
His featherweight championship performance came in 13 seconds when he finished Jose Aldo.
While McGregor did not top that time Saturday night at UFC 246 vs. Donald Cerrone, he came pretty close.
“Notorious” landed with a head-kick and followed up with more power strikes, knocking out “Cowboy” in 40 seconds and shutting him out without allowing a single strike to land.
The win gave McGregor knockouts in the UFC’s featherweight, lightweight and welterweight divisions, a first inside the Octagon.
“I made history here tonight,” McGregor said in the post-fight interview with Joe Rogan inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. “I’m the first fighter in UFC history to secure knockout victories at featherweight, at lightweight and now at welterweight. Across three divisions.