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Love him or hate him, Conor McGregor has been one of the greatest things to ever happen to the sport of MMA. After the UFC explosion in the last decade, the company has gone through ownership change and direction. McGregor has been the one constant to not only put on compelling performances but also bring tons and tons of cash to the company.
UFC’s Dana White has even gone on record saying McGregor is bigger than Brock Lesnar and George St. Pierre, two former champions, and polarizing characters. With the amount of attention McGregor gets outside of the octagon, it’s no surprise he got himself into a fight with one of the greatest professional boxers in the history of the sport, Floyd Mayweather Jr. Win or lose, McGregor has once again pushed the envelope on what can be done in combat sports.
There’s no escaping McGregorMania so you better get used to it haters. For those that love the guy, this quiz should be a cakewalk for you. Most of the questions involve what he has done inside the octagon but we also have a few other topics involving the champ. Are you a fan of McGregor? Find out and take the quiz. Good Luck.
Which Country Does He Hail From?
McGregor has always expressed his love for his home country and it’s just one of many reasons why he’s so popular today. Before winning titles in the UFC, McGregor always claimed he would put his country on his back and take over the UFC. It’s safe to say that claim turned out to be true. With an entire nation backing all his moves inside the octagon and out, McGregor could probably become a king if he wanted to. If you don’t know the answer to this question, prepare for a long quiz.
He Was A Champion In Which Other Promotion?
McGregor wasn’t given a UFC contract once he became a professional fighter and it actually took years before he would sign a deal with the biggest MMA promotion in the universe. McGregor would become an unstoppable force in this promotion by winning the featherweight and lightweight championships. After beating Ivan Buchinger for the lightweight championship, McGregor would get a call from UFC. If you ever want to watch footage of McGregor pre-UFC then definitely check out his matches in this promotion.
What Year Did He Make His UFC Debut?
McGregor would make his professional MMA debut in 2008, beating Gary Morris by way of TKO. He would take on 13 more fights before the UFC decided to give him a contract. At that point in his career, he was a dual champion with a record of 12-2. You would think the captivating fighter would be put on the main card in his debut for the UFC but that wasn’t the case. McGregor would be put on the preliminary card but it didn’t take long for him to be booked in the main event.
His First UFC Loss Was Against Whom?
One loss in the UFC can derail your career, two losses can be a death sentence. As we seen with former women’s champion Rhonda Rousey, losing isn’t pretty. McGregor took a fight on short notice and it was at welterweight to boot. He was overly confident and a bigger man took him out and hurt his stock at UFC 196 last year. In an epic rematch at UFC 202, McGregor would revenge his loss against this fighter by way of majority decision.
What Weight Class Did He Debut In The UFC In?
McGregor has so much confidence in himself he would probably fight in an open-weight division if the UFC had one. To get a small example of what that would look like, there is a video of McGregor lightly sparring with HBO’s “Game of Thrones” actor, Hafthor Julius Bjornsson, otherwise known as Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane. We don’t know if McGregor could knock out some heavyweights but we do know he can knock out fighters in the division he debuted in. Do you remember which division he debuted in the UFC in?
Who Was His First Opponent In The UFC?
We can’t imagine the amount of pressure and nerves an MMA fighter has when they make their debut in the UFC. They worked their tails off to get to the biggest promotion of them all and their dreams could all end in a loss. Although McGregor looked calm, cool, and collective in his debut, he had to have some butterflies flying around in his stomach before the bell rang. By the end of the match, which was a victory, everyone in the building and watching at home knew McGregor belonged in the UFC.
His Nickname Is?
Usually, an MMA fighter has a nickname to go along with their brand. When you think about who doesn’t have a nickname, Matt Hughes and the Diaz brothers are some names that come to mind but the majority of fighters do have a sobriquet. Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell, “The Axe Murderer” Wanderlei Silva, and “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung are just some examples of how a nickname can be attached to the type or personality, fighting style, or brand of a fighter. McGregor has a nickname that suits him very well, do you know what it is?
Which Critically Acclaimed Video Game Franchise Was He A Part Of?
McGregor’s personality isn’t suited just for the UFC and MMA community. He’s a wordsmith, has the confidence of a young David Hasselhoff, and people love the guy. There is no doubt McGregor has transcended MMA into pop culture. There are only a few others that have garnered that attention, such as Brock Lesnar and Ronda Rousey, but both of them are out of the picture at the moment. With all that fame come new opportunities and avenues to make money. Do you remember which video game franchise he was involved in?
He Would Unify The UFC Featherweight Championship At Which Event?
As we mentioned earlier, McGregor would win the interim featherweight championship at UFC 189. His original opponent, Jose Aldo, was the deadliest fighter in the division and fans were just clamoring for a fight between the two. McGregor would verbally assassinate Aldo on multiple occasions and people in the business knew he was getting to the Brazilian native. McGregor would destroy Aldo and he would solidify himself as a legend and the king of the featherweight division at that event.
McGregor’s Fastest Victory In The UFC Came Against?
Conor McGregor would break the UFC record for fastest victory in a title match against this opponent. He was like a lightning bolt that night and his opponent had no idea what was coming. The fight would last just 13 seconds and McGregor would once again prove why he’s one of the greatest. Amazingly, this victory wasn’t his fastest win in MMA. He would beat Paddy Doherty in four seconds under Immortal Fighting Championship in 2011. Do you remember who his opponent was?
How Did He Beat Jose Aldo?
The MMA universe was buzzing when McGregor defeated Jose Aldo to unify the featherweight championship. A win is a win, however, the way McGregor won is why he’s considered one of the greatest fighters in the history of the sport. This moment in time will live forever in MMA history. To be fair to Aldo, he could have won the fight but McGregor was just the faster fighter. McGregor beating Aldo would change the entire landscape of the division as well as the company.
Which Occupation Did He Have Before Becoming An MMA Legend?
McGregor loves smashing his bones onto a head, making grown men submit to his will, and making tons of cash but this almost wasn’t meant to be. You may be asking yourself how in the world can I answer this question, however, if you are a McGregor fan, you would know his past occupation is well documented. Before McGregor was taking titles and smashing records in the UFC, he was getting down and dirty in another industry. It’s an occupation that isn’t going away anytime soon.
What Year Did He Become ESPYs Fighter Of The Year?
McGregor has won awards for reputable companies such as Fox Sports and MMA Junkie but the ESPYs are the granddaddy of them all for sports. The Best Fighter Award was created in 2007 and was won by none other than Floyd Mayweather Jr that year. The undefeated boxer would win it several more times but McGregor finally won it himself. It must be fate that these two epic warriors battle. Even if you don’t agree with the match, you have to admit it’s a once in a lifetime spectacle.
True or False: McGregor Became The Third Multi-Divisional Champion In UFC History.
Winning a title in the UFC is an incredible feat that only a few people on earth have achieved. With an MMA boom that started in the last decade or so, an increase in competition, talent, and difficulty has risen in the UFC. Only the best get there and even if they make it into the UFC, there is no guarantee of success. Maybe that’s why people are attracted to the sport because a fighter can lose or win a match any given night. Will give you one hint, and say the UFC has had a multi-divisional champion before McGregor.
McGregor’s Walkout Music Is?
Conor McGregor is excellent in the octagon but he’s also excellent at marketing his brand. From what he says, to what he wears, to the music he comes out to, McGregor knows how to build this aura around him. Another unique piece of information about McGregor is he comes out to a remix of two songs. If you love his entrance then you know what exactly what we’re talking about. Like many other fighters, McGregor has stuck to one entrance song his entire time in the UFC.
Which UFC Fighter Beat McGregor In Another Promotion?
It’s practically impossible to have an undefeated record in MMA. That’s why it was amazing to watch Ronda Rousey when she was in the midst of her streak. It’s also a reason why UFC lightweight fighter, Khabib Nurmagomedov (24-0), is becoming more and more popular. Nurmagomedov may meet McGregor sooner than later and that match will be fireworks. McGregor has lost in the UFC to Nate Diaz, however, he also lost to another UFC fighter in another promotion. This fighter is 4-1 in the UFC and could meet McGregor down the road in an epic rematch.
McGregor Would Avenge His Lost Against Nate Diaz At Which Event?
McGregor losing to Nate Diaz at UFC 196 was a blow to his brand but not a fatal one. McGregor would take the match on short notice and would fight Diaz at welterweight, which wasn’t an advantage for the Irish native. In the rematch, McGregor would have a proper training camp and it showed in the match. He would soundly beat Diaz by majority decision last year and has moved on from the loss. If McGregor did lose a second time to Diaz, he may never have had an opportunity to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Which Fighter Did He Beat To Become The UFC Lightweight Championship?
After beating Nate Diaz and avenging his loss, McGregor decided to fight at 155 pounds instead of 145 pounds. The change in weight glass was a great move for both his health and career. No longer having to deal with a 145-pound weight cut, McGregor could use his time in camp to sharpen his skills. His first match at 155 pounds would be for the lightweight championship. The match would take place at UFC 205 and we all know how that story ends but who was the fighter he beat?
Which Featherweight Fighter Lost To McGregor By Decision?
McGregor would beat Nate Diaz by decision, but that was at welterweight, not the featherweight division. When McGregor fought at featherweight, he would win seven matches before moving up a weight class. Six times McGregor wouldn’t let the fight go to the judge’s scorecards. Six times he would knock out his opponent into another universe. However, there was one fighter who wasn’t stopped by McGregor. That fighter has turned into a serious contender for the sport. A rematch between the two could happen in the future.
True Or False: McGregor Was The First Irishmen To Get A Win In The UFC.
We all know the Irish can fight and for the longest time, the Ireland and professional boxing went hand-in-hand. Countries such as Brazil, Japan, and Russia had taken to the sport of MMA with its birth in the 1990s, however, countries such as Ireland are catching up. Today, Ireland is having an MMA explosion thanks to Conor McGregor and his team. Compared to other nations, Ireland has only had a handful of fighters representing their country, do you remember if any of them had a UFC victory before McGregor?
McGregor Would Beat Eddie Alvarez In Which Round?
New York City, especially Madison Square Garden, has a long and tremendous history with professional boxing. There’s a type of energy surrounding the venue when a big fight is in town. Naturally, UFC wanted to host an event at the historic arena and they finally got their chance. Conor McGregor and Philadelphia native Eddie Alvarez would be the main event on the first UFC show in New York. The night was electric and McGregor didn’t disappoint his fans when he won the lightweight championship and became the first UFC fighter to simultaneously hold multiple championships.
McGregor Would Sustain Which Injury In His Fight With Max Holloway?
Conor McGregor and Max Holloway would fight in 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. In his second fight in the UFC, McGregor would defeat Holloway by unanimous decision. As we mentioned in another question, McGregor had won six of his seven featherweight fights by knockout. So why was this different? McGregor would sustain a nasty injury in the second round of the fight. The fans didn’t notice the injury and McGregor toughed it out. It’s another example of how great of a fighter he is.
True Or False: McGregor Is A Father.
Conor McGregor is all about family and regardless of the allegations of his party lifestyle, he’s still together with his longtime girlfriend Dee Devlin. Every relationship has bumpy roads and we would be lying to you if we said McGregor is the perfect boyfriend, however, the guy definitely cares about family. Balancing fatherhood with training could be very difficult and it’s a reason why many fighters retire. With all the fighting, partying, and other events that happen in his life, do you think McGregor is a father?
How Many Times Did He Fight In 2016?
If you’ve been paying attention to the descriptions then you might figure this question out without having to google it. McGregor was absolutely on fire in 2016 and many believe he was the greatest fighter of the year. With 2016 being the year of McGregor, there was no way he could top that in 2017, right? Although he hasn’t had an MMA fight this year, he did top 2016 in regards to the buzz, media attention, and popularity when he talked himself into a match with Floyd Mayweather Jr.
McGregor Obtained A Professional Boxing License In Which State?
If you told someone over a year ago that Conor McGregor would be fighting Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a boxing match, you would have been sent to a mental facility. Fans of both MMA and professional boxing will have a chance to see the very best of their respective sports duke it out Aug. 26 at the T-Mobile Arena. McGregor had to pull some boxing strings and get a professional boxing license before he could step into a ring with Mayweather. Do you remember which state’s athletic commission granted him that license?
At The Press Conference For UFC Fight Night 26, McGregor Claimed How Many People Died Making His Watch?
Conor McGregor knows how to make press conferences go viral. Not to steal WWE’s Enzo Amore’s line but McGregor does have the gift of jab as well as the gift of gab. If you enjoy watching compilation videos of McGregor’s outrageous quotes then this one may be a no-brainer for you. If you don’t know about McGregor’s talents for making crowds laugh then we highly recommend you check out some of his work. Of course, he was joking but do you remember how many died to make his watch?
Which Fighter Did He Beat To Win The Interim Featherweight Championship?
Conor McGregor would face this fighter at UFC 189 for the interim featherweight championship in 2015. It took the Irish native two years and five victories before finding himself in a title fight for the UFC. A lot of hype surrounded the fight and his opponent was worthy of the match. The two would tango for two rounds before McGregor gave him a beating of a lifetime. It would be a tremendous stepping stone for McGregor when he defeated this opponent but he still had to face Jose Aldo.
True or False: McGregor Defended The UFC Featherweight Championship.
McGregor would have seven UFC fights in the featherweight division before moving up to the lightweight division. McGregor would win each match and basically claimed himself the king of the division. No one has been worthy of a fight with McGregor in that division since he moves up but maybe one day there will be. As the featherweight champion, McGregor may or may not have defended the championship. Regardless if he did or not, there’s no denying McGregor made that division his play pen.
How Did Nate Diaz Beat Him At UFC 196?
Although he lost to Nate Diaz, McGregor fans can give a laundry list of reasons why is happened. From taking the fight on short notice, to fighting outside his weight class at welterweight, McGregor fans know how to protect their hero. Although he lost to Diaz at UFC 196, he did win the rematch in convincing fashion. This one loss in the UFC is a small dent in his flawless career and a trilogy fight could be down the road. Do you remember how Diaz took out The Notorious?
True Or False: McGregor Is Not On The Cover Of EA Sports' UFC 2.
EA Sports UFC 2 was released in March of 2016 and still has a popular following today. Who doesn’t want to play as their favorite fighter and lay waste to the competition? Not only could you play as McGregor but also legends such as Mike Tyson and Bruce Lee are in the game as well. The first game had Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson on the cover because of their epic light heavyweight title match but do you remember who was on this cover?
How Old Is Conor McGregor?
Conor McGregor would make his UFC debut in 2013 and has been on fire ever since. His personality is comparable to Muhammad Ali and his MMA skill set is in a league of its own. A year ago no one thought McGregor would talk his way into a fight with the greatest boxer of our time, Floyd Mayweather Jr., but he did it. McGregor has made millions and could walk away from combat sports today if he wanted to. Do you know how old he is?
Who Is McGregor’s Head Coach?
All great combat fighters have a great coach in their corner. This is no exception with Conor McGregor. This coach would open up the MMA Academy Straight Blast Gym Ireland in 2001. The gym has expanded internationally and is home to other fighters such as Gunnar Nelson, Artem Lobov, and Makwan Amirkhani. McGregor’s success is tied to the gym and as long as he’s thriving so will the dojo. This coach is also an Irish native who is heralded for bringing Brazilian jiu-jitsu to Ireland.
What Is His MMA Record To Date?
McGregor probably won’t be fighting another MMA match until winter so this record isn’t going to change anytime soon. UFC’s Dana White did say McGregor said he wants to defend his title after he beats Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a professional boozing match but only time will tell. Besides his lone loss in the UFC to Nate Diaz, McGregor has been on fire. He makes champions look like second rate fighters and his record speaks for itself. Although he isn’t undefeated, McGregor’s record is pretty impressive.
True or False: He Beat Dustin Poirier For The UFC Interim Featherweight Title.
For some reason, the UFC enjoys having interim title fights. Whether it’s because of a rating booster or they just need a champion that’s healthy, interim championship fights aren’t going away anytime soon. While Jose Aldo was on the shelf with an injury, McGregor would have to face another opponent for the featherweight interim championship at UFC 189. He would beat this opponent by way of TKO in the second round. After this fight, McGregor got his chance to unify the featherweight title, which was also a success.
Which UFC Fighter Did He Beat In Dublin, Ireland?
The UFC, Dana White, and Conor McGregor have all expressed an interest in selling out a soccer stadium in Ireland. Although that hasn’t happened yet, McGregor and the UFC have sold out a venue in Dublin, Ireland. The match took place in 2014 and McGregor would be coming off a devastating injury that took him out of action for some time. He would defeat this opponent by way of TKO in the second round and it marked his third victory in the UFC.