The Irishman started at a blistering speed, hitting his opponent with some serious shots in the opening round, before sealing victory courtesy of a brutal combination of shots in the second.
Victory means McGregor now concurrently holds the UFC’s featherweight and lightweight belts – a feat never achieved previously in the UFC’s 23-year history.
Afterwards, McGregor was his usual brash self and left reporters present at his post-fight media conference in no uncertainty over what his plans for the future are:
— #UFC205 (@btsportufc) November 13, 2016
Owning a slice of the UFC is one thing – but can you imagine a mini McGregor running around a few years from now? Be afraid, UFC fighters – be very afraid indeed!
Does McGregor deserve to have his own stake in the company? And what did you think of his stunning win in New York?