• Conor McGregor knocks out Alvarez, makes UFC history

    Conor McGregor knocks out Alvarez, makes UFC history

    Featherweight champion Conor McGregor capped the UFC’s triumphant return to New York by knocking out Eddie Alvarez to claim the lightweight crown.

    McGregor become the first fighter in the history of the Ultimate Fighting Championship to hold two UFC belts simultaneously.

    The southpaw downed Alvarez three times in the opening round, leaving the champion stunned and on the back foot for the entire five minutes. And it didn’t get any better for the American from Philadelphia.

    The cocky Irishman played to the crowd […]