1988 – Birth of professional mixed martial artist, Conor McGregor, in Crumlin, Dublin.

Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland

Conor ‘The Notorious’ McGregor is a mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Throughout his career, he has competed as a featherweight, lightweight and welterweight. McGregor is the current UFC Featherweight Champion.

In 2008, McGregor started his mixed martial arts (MMA) career and, in 2012, he won both the Cage Warriors Featherweight and Lightweight Championships, holding both titles concurrently before vacating them to sign with the UFC. In 2015, McGregor became the first Irish-born UFC champion after he defeated José Aldo for the featherweight championship, at UFC 194, via knockout after thirteen seconds in the first round. This was the fastest victory in UFC title fight history. He is known for being one of the biggest pay-per-view draws in MMA as well as his extravagant lifestyle and trash talking.

In February 2013, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced that they had signed McGregor to a multi-fight…

View original post 712 more words

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to 1988 – Birth of professional mixed martial artist, Conor McGregor, in Crumlin, Dublin.

  1. Monochrome nightmares says:

    I’ve just read the whole post.
    Very interesting and informative.

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s