You know the name but do you know his game?
There is a reason why Conor McGregor has come this far and it’s not only because of talk. He does the walk as well. Here are his best pure hands only knockouts from his magnificent UFC career. No spins and kicks, only hits.
5. Conor McGregor Floors Diego Brandao
This was McGregor’s first UFC main event in Dublin, Ireland. He faced against a tough and a hot-headed Brasilian in Diego Brandao but like countless others, Brandao had no answer for McGregors power.
4. “The Notorious” Wins UFC Gold
It was the biggest fight so far for McGregor. He went up against a gritty wrestler in Chad Mendes and got dominated on the ground. But after the first round, McGregor got it together and finished the American with a nice combination.
3. McGregor Shines In His Debut
There was a lot of talk about Conor McGregor before his UFC debut in 2012. Rumours said he had power, speed, accuracy, and skill. He was all that and more in his first Octagon fight against Marcus Brimage.
2. Fastest Title KO Win In UFC Featherweight History
It was the most hyped UFC featherweight championship fight in history. McGregor and Jose Aldo toured around the globe and the Irishman made an absolute fool out of Aldo. After months and months of verbal abuse by McGregor, the Brazilian had his shot at revenge but failed miserably in 13 seconds.
1. Conor McGregor Becomes A Two-Weight Champion
By this point, everybody knew McGregor and what he could do. Many people picked Eddie Alvarez to outwrestle and muscle McGregor in the clinch. Yet again, The Irishman proved his doubters wrong and made an example out of Alvarez and became a two-weight UFC champion. He has not fought since in the UFC.