Conor McGregor is one of the most decorated superstars in the history of the sport. He brought new viewers into the sport of MMA and became its biggest superstar with a unique fighting style and trash talk. Conor McGregor has a fight record of 22 wins and six losses. He has an impressive record of finishes throughout his career.
McGregor has 19 knockout victories on his resume. Despite not being known for his submission skills, he has a submission win in his career. He came into the UFC after becoming the double champion of the Cage Warriors promotion. McGregor destroyed everyone in the 145-pound division in the UFC and became the featherweight champion in 2015.
He ran through the featherweight fighters like they were nothing. Only Max Holloway managed to hold the Irishman to a decision. The rest of them suffered brutal losses, including the dangerous Chad Mendes and featherweight legend Jose Aldo. In recent years, McGregor has had a losing record. He lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov in 2018 and twice to Dustin Poirier in 2021. The Irish superstar has not fought since 2021, and fans hope to see him soon.
Conor McGregor Fight Record
|Total Title Wins
|Title Fight KO Wins
|Losses via Submission
The Irish superstar has competed in over 25 professional MMA bouts. Of his 28 professional bouts, 20 have resulted in a finish. McGregor has two decision victories to his name as well. He has only seen the judges’ scorecard twice in his career.
Regarding his losses, four of them have come by submission. He had two submission losses before coming to the UFC. Khabib and Nate Diaz submitted McGregor in the UFC. He has a knockout loss in his career. It came against Dustin Poirier in 2021. His other loss came against Poirier as he broke his leg in the first round of their trilogy fight.
Till 2021, all the losses of his career came as a result of submissions. The grappling weakness of McGregor has been a problem for the Irishman throughout his career. McGregor could have had a perfect record had he excelled in grappling.
Conor McGregor’s Career Highlights and Records
- Conor McGregor lost his debut in Cage Warriors, making everyone doubt the Irishman. He left the promotion in 2013 as its featherweight and lightweight champion. He submitted Dave Hill to become the featherweight champion and knocked out Ivan Buchinger to win the lightweight championship.
- McGregor defeated Chad Mendes at UFC 189 to win the interim-featherweight title. He competed against Jose Aldo in December 2015 to unify the featherweight titles. McGregor claimed the Undisputed gold after knocking Aldo out in a record 13 seconds. The record remains unbroken even to this day.
- McGregor fought lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in 2016. He fought in the main event of the Madison Square Garden card and defeated Alvarez in the second round. With the win, McGregor became the UFC’s first-ever dual-weight or double champion.
Dustin Poirier defeated Conor McGregor at UFC 264.
Conor McGregor has lost four times in his career after tapping into his opponent’s submission.
Conor McGregor has an impressive 19 wins by way of knockout.
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