Conor Macgrigoriae: John Locher / AP
Irish fighter of the mixed style (MMA) fighter Conor McGregor knocked out American Donald serron at the tournament of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC) in Las Vegas. About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.
The Irish fighter started the fight. Serron has not coped with a series of blows and referee herb Dean signaled the end of the confrontation at the 40th second of the first round. Battle serron and McGregor headed UFC 246. The fight took place at Welterweight and was for the 31-year-old Irishman’s return to the octagon: McGregor has not played since October 2018.
About the fight became known in November 2019. Prior to that, during his visit to Moscow, McGregor announced the upcoming return to the octagon. In advance of UFC 246 the Irishman said that he was also offered a bout with current champion the UFC lightweight Habib Nurmagomedov in April 2020. However, the negotiations returned to the American Tony Ferguson and the organization gave preference to him.
At UFC 229 in October 2018 Nurmagomedov defeated McGregor and retained the championship belt. Broke out after the fight, the brawl eventually led to suspensions for both players. The Irishman was suspended for six months, Nurmagomedov lost his ability to speak for nine months.
McGregor became the champion of UFC in two weight categories.
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