Conor McGregor knocked out one of the best featherweight champions of all time, Jose Aldo in 13 seconds to become the UFC champion, And when we think about the fastest KO of Conor McGregor, the KO of Jose Aldo comes to the mind and rightfully so. The win over Jose Aldo is still one of the biggest wins in Conor’s resume. However, Conor, who has made a name for himself by finishing his opponents inside round 1, once knocked out his opponent in 4 seconds.
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Fastest Knockout by Conor McGregor
Before competing in UFC, Conor has fought in several different organizations where he entertained the crowd with his highlight-reel finishes. When Conor was competing in the Immortal Fighting Championship, he squared off against Paddy Doherty (4-9). This is when his fans saw his fastest knockout. The fight sequence was surprisingly similar to the Knockout of Jose Aldo where Conor caught Aldo with left while Aldo was charging towards Conor. Well, Paddy Doherty saw the same outcome when he charged towards Conor who knocked him out in mere 4 seconds into the first round. Watch here.
Can Conor Finish Cowboy?
Thanks to the loss against Khabib Nurmagomedov and the controversies outside the octagon, Conor’s aura is starting to fade away. However, note that he is one of the best finishers in UFC history. His 18 knockout wins are a strong testament to that claim support that notion.
Conor has made a name for himself by knocking his opponent out in inside the first two rounds. However, will that be the case when he squares off against UFC veteran, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone?
In his much-anticipated octagon return, Conor takes on Cowboy in the welterweight division. Conor will have more power going into the fight as he is in a higher weight class. His cardio, however, will be the concern as he has gassed out in the later rounds in the past. This is a crucial fight for the former lightweight champion.
UFC president, Dana White has declared that if Conor wins this match, it will allow him to challenge the lightweight champion for the title. So when the stakes are this high, can Conor shine the brightest when it matters the most?
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