Every fighter struggles alot in each fight whether he wins or not. But still, some fights make him a true hero , a record maker and people’s favourite. UFC has witnessed many great fighters and their fights. Some fighters are known for their attitude, their fighting skills ,well – ‘Conor McGregor’ is also one of them.The former two-division UFC World Champion said he was done fighting in a statement posted to his verified Twitter early Sunday morning.
“Hey guys I’ve decided to retire from fighting,” the tweet said. “Thank you all for the amazing memories! What a ride it’s been! Here is a picture of myself and my mother in Las Vegas post one of my World title wins! Pick the home of your dreams Mags I love you! Whatever you desire it’s yours
From his debut to present we have here top five fights of his career which made McGregor’s name in top of UFC world.
Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier (UFC 178)
The incredible fight between Conor & Dustin held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on September 27,2014. ‘MacGregor’ showed a perfect performance in the fight. He was agressive and violently effective. ‘Poirior’ may have been a good match up for him but Conor finished him faster than anyone else. Without taking too much time, top ranked Featherweight McGregor , ‘The Irishman’ smashed Dustin Poirier in very first round and made it a remarkable match.
Conor McGregor vs. Max Holloway (UFC 26)
UFC Fight Night 26 between ‘Conor’ and ‘Holloway’ also part of this list. This event held on 17 August, 2013, at the TD Garden, Boston.
McGregor displayed all his skills from round one against ‘Max Holloway’. Started with kickboxing in round first, moved more on boxing than kicking in second round and then took the fight to ground. He dominated Holloway for 15 minutes to an unanimous decision victory. Scores by the judges for the fight were 30-27, 30-27 and 30 – 26.
Conor McGregor vs. Jose Aldo (UFC 194)
This fight is one of the amazing fight of history because knockout time in this fight was the fastest finish in UFC fight history. This fight held in MGM Grand Garden Arena of Las Vegas, Navada on 12 December, 2015.
The bout lasted for 13 seconds. ‘McGregor’ finished it in the first round. When the fight was over,he leaped on the fence and celebrated his victory.
Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz (UFC 196)
Inspite of losing, this fight also one of the best fight of Conor’s career. Fight lasted for 4 minutes 12 seconds with 2 rounds. On March 5 , 2016 in MGM Grand Garden Arena ,Las Vegas, Navada , McGregor was agressive on Diaz in first round but in second round he couldn’t make it because of Diaz’s heavy weight and much durability. And Diaz won the match by using rear -naked choke.
Conor McGregor vs. Chad Mandis (UFC 189)
UFC 189 between Conor and Chad held on July 11, 2015. In the first round ‘Conor’ used striking and landing right hands, jabs and kicks but ‘Mandis’ was adjusting. ‘Mandis’ also used his elbow and made cut on McGregor’s eye. Second round was also great for ‘Mandis’ until he made a mistake going for a guillotine. McGregor took benefit and took down Mandis in last 15 seconds. Fight lasted for 4 minutes, 57 seconds with 2 rounds.