UFC 205 was a historic occasion, elevated from a mere UFC pay-per-view to one of the important MMA playing cards of all time by the presence of Conor McGregor.
The Irishman headlined the UFC’s first occasion at New York’s Madison Sq. Backyard in opposition to Eddie Alvarez and picked up the light-weight belt in a second-round TKO victory. Already the featherweight champion on the time, Conor McGregor created historical past by changing into the primary ‘Champ-Champ’ of the UFC.
Earlier than the Irishman walked out for the primary occasion to the tunes of Sinead O’Connor’s ‘Foggy Dew’ and 50 Cent’s ‘I Get Cash,’ high UFC middleweights Yoel Romero and Chris Weidman confronted one another on the primary card of the evening. ‘Soldier of God’ scored a surprising flying knee knockout win within the third spherical, extending his profitable streak to weight and securing himself a title shot subsequent.
Conor McGregor and his staff loved watching the spotlight reel of Yoel Romero’s good knockout whereas warming up for his combat backstage. The Irishman even tried to imitate the flying knee that Yoel Romero landed on Chris Weidman.
Watch Conor McGregor’s response to Yoel Romero’s victory beneath:
You too can watch the highlights of the Yoel Romero vs. Chris Weidman combat beneath:
Conor McGregor walks for the primary time with out assist since UFC 264 leg break
What was alleged to be Conor McGregor’s return to profitable methods, or so he promised, ended abruptly and unexpectedly when he suffered a horrific leg break on his personal accord at UFC 264. Dustin Poirier as soon as once more walked away with a knockout victory, this time by way of physician’s stoppage, and Conor McGregor was compelled out of motion for at the very least the remainder of the yr.
Nevertheless, he has been extraordinarily energetic on social media whereas recovering from the damage. He has been posting about figuring out and lifting weights within the gymnasium regardless of the damage.
In a latest Instagram publish, ‘Infamous’ posted about strolling on his personal for the primary time since he had surgical procedure on his tibia and fibula bones that snapped throughout the combat.
Conor McGregor has been working intently with Elite OrthoSport’s Heather Milligan, who additionally occurs to be the accomplice of actor Arnold Schwarzenegger. The Irishman had beforehand labored along with her when he tore his ACL in a combat in opposition to Max Holloway in 2013.
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