Full Name Conor Anthony McGregor
Born July 14, 1988
‘The Notorious One’ Conor McGregor is arguably the most successful Mixed Martial Artist in the
history of the UFC and the sport. Four out of the six best selling UFC pay-per-view events featured
Conor McGregor on the fight card.
Pre-UFC Career and Life
Conor McGregor was born in Dublin, Ireland and found a love for football and boxing at a
comparatively young age. Although he began a plumbing apprenticeship, Conor McGregor would be
introduced into the fight world by Tom Egan.
Conor McGregor began fighting at the Ring of Truth promotion in Ireland before turning
professional, winning the CWFC Featherweight and Lightweight Championships. Dana White went to
Dublin, where he was approached to sign Conor McGregor and he ended up eventually doing so.
Conor McGregor is one of the most celebrated fighters in the history of UFC, with a string of
accolades to his name. At UFC 194, Conor McGregor defeated Jose Aldo in thirteen seconds into the
first round, to score the quickest victory in a UFC title fight.
Conor McGregor then defeated Eddie Alvarez in UFC 205 to become the UFC Lightweight Champion
and become the first two division champion in the entire history of the promotion. Conor
McGregor’s fight in UFC 229 is the biggest in history, in terms of pay-per-view buys.
Mayweather vs. McGregor
Not content with a career in the UFC, Conor McGregor took on Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather in one of
the biggest fights in history. Even though Conor McGregor lost the fight, the pay-per-view had 4.3
million buys in North America, which was the second biggest number ever. The fight was stopped in
the tenth round.
Weight: 155 LBs / 70.31 KGs