The UFC has witnessed the emergence of several standout stars, but none have experienced a meteoric rise quite like Conor McGregor. His journey began with a bold declaration: he wasn’t just here to participate but to take over. And true to his words, McGregor has undeniably taken center stage in the UFC, delivering a slew of unforgettable moments. From his unforgettable showdown with Khabib Nurmagomedov to securing the coveted title of Double UFC Champion, McGregor’s path has been punctuated by a series of spectacular knockouts. In this piece, we’ll delve into his top 5 UFC knockout victories.
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UFC 194 has been engraved in golden letters in the history of the UFC given the fact that how it ended. At the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, we witness history given what we saw. In the matchup McGregor cane prepared and as soon as he entered the octagon he did what he was practicing day and night the same exact thing. With his left hand, Aldo got m 13-second knockout defeat to McGregor at UFC 194 has caused a great deal of roar in the audience.
Just before his historic 13-second knockout victory over Aldo, McGregor delivered another memorable performance at UFC 189. His entrance signaled something extraordinary was about to unfold, as the entire arena erupted with Irish fervor at an ear-splitting 107dB. In the fight itself, during the first round, Mendes managed to take McGregor down, but the determined fighter quickly got back on his feet, leading to a series of stand-up exchanges.
However, in the second round, while both were standing, McGregor unleashed rapid combinations. Mendes held the upper hand initially, but McGregor secured victory with a powerful left-handed punch to the jaw. Ultimately, Herb Dean called off the fight when Mendes was knocked down.
As the saying goes, “the first impression is the last impression,” and this adage truly applies to this match for the Irishman. In this encounter, we witnessed the self-assured Irishman making his way into the octagon, proudly draped in the Irish flag for the very first time.
Once inside, he swiftly demonstrated his prowess, outclassing Brimage within the opening round in a mere 1 minute and 7 seconds. His barrage of continuous punches left his opponent utterly defenseless. And of course, the memorable moment when he exclaimed, “60G baby,” after clinching the victory remains an iconic highlight.
Conor McGregor exceeded all expectations, demolishing Eddie Alvarez and cementing his position as the revolutionary champion across two UFC weight divisions—both at 145lbs and 155 lbs. This remarkable accomplishment has etched his name irrevocably into the annals of extraordinary feats. In this extraordinary encounter, hailed by UFC president Dana White as the pinnacle fight event, where McGregor carved his name in history as the inaugural fighter to proudly wear two divisional crowns at the same time.
This moment will forever hold a cherished spot within Conor McGregor’s heart. Following his defeat against Khabib Nurmagomedov, the world was skeptical about his ability to reclaim his former glory. Yet, he defied the doubters, making a triumphant return that showcased his true essence and solidified his stature as the company’s premier superstar.
In a swift 40 seconds, the sensation at the box office dismantled Cerrone, prompting him to confess his lack of mental readiness for the fight. Consequently, the UFC legend chose the easier route.