Whereas conor mcgregor A champion fighter, he has faced a series of ups and downs in and out of the octagon.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) star began his impressive mixed martial arts career in 2008 and was signed to the professional league in 2013. Throughout his reign in the UFC, McGregor has held the UFC Featherweight Championship, UFC Lightweight Championship, Fight of the Night, Knockout of the Night, and more.
Three Years After His Debut, McGregor Loses His First Match Against The Challenger Nate Diaz In March 2016. A month after the loss, McGregor announced that he had decided to retire from fighting.
“I have decided to retire at an early age. Thanks for the cheese,” he wrote Twitter In April 2016. “Catch up later.”
However, his retirement did not last long. Four months later, McGregor revealed that he was returning to the sport to face Diaz in a rematch. He defeated his opponent in August 2016. McGregor continued to make waves and the following year decided he wanted to challenge the boxer floyd mayweather jr, for a match. Their August 2017 performance was billed as “the greatest fight in combat sports history”. The fighters battled for ten rounds before Mayweather Jr. was declared victorious.
McGregor decided to retire for a second time in March 2019 but reversed the decision the following year to compete against Donald Cerrone, Following his win against Cerrone, McGregor announced in June 2020 that he would be retiring for the third time. Two months later, McGregor proposed to his longtime girlfriend. Dee Delvin After 12 years of dating. (The couple has three children: sons Connor Jr., and Ryan, and daughter Kroya Mairead.)
The following year, a scuffle with McGregor made headlines machine gun Kelly at the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards after the rapper allegedly refused to take a photo with the mixed martial artist. McGregor’s rep denied the claims us weekly In September 2021.
“This is totally false. [There was] No photo requests,” the spokesperson told We At the time, noting that Kelly “attended Conor’s last fight” and that McGregor “appreciates all his fans.”
Two years after the drama with Kelly, McGregor found himself in hot water again. In June 2023, he was accused of raping a woman while attending Game 4 of the NBA Finals in Miami. received by demand letters We the woman’s lawyer at the time ariel mitchell, alleged that the MMA fighter sexually assaulted her in a men’s bathroom in a “violent” manner. A representative for McGregor released a statement to TMZ denying the allegations. At the time of the allegations, McGregor and his fiancée announced that they were expecting their fourth child.
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