From the moment Conor McGregor came to the UFC, he had one goal in mind: taking over.
On Saturday night at Madison Square Garden, the brash Irishman did just that by dominating lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez en route to an impressive knockout win to become the first fighter in UFC history to simulateously hold two belts in two different weight classes.
McGregor dominated Alvarez from the beginning of the fight, knocking the former lightweight title holder down three times in the opening frame.
Then, in the second round, McGregor put together an unbelievable combination to claim the title.
It doesn’t get much better than that.
Now, the only question for McGregor will be: “What is next?”
Will McGregor be forced to vacate one of his titles? Is he set to take some time off? A trilogy fight with Nate Diaz? Khabib Nurmagomedov? Only time will tell, but for now we should enjoy a monumental ending to a historic night.
The full results from UFC 205 can be seen below:
- Conor McGregor def. Eddie Alvarez via knockout (punches) – Round 2, 3:04 – to win lightweight title
- Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson declared majority draw (47-47, 47-47, Woodley 48-47)
- Joanna Jedrzejczyk def. Karolina Kowalkiewicz via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46)
- Yoel Romero def. Chris Weidman via TKO (knee, punches) – Round 3, 0:24
- Raquel Pennington def. Miesha Tate via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
- Frankie Edgar def. Jeremy Stephens via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
- Khabib Nurmagomedov def. Michael Johnson via submission (kimura) – Round 3, 2:31
- Tim Boetsch def. Rafael Natal via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 3:22
- Vicente Luque def. Belal Muhammad via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 1:19
- Jim Miller def. Thiago Alves via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
- Liz Carmouche def. Katlyn Chookagian via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
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