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"The Notorious"

Conor McGregor

#6 Lightweight Division • 22-5-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 19
    Wins by Knockout
  • 1
    Wins by Submission
  • 1
    Former Champion
Striking accuracy 49% 49%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
572
Sig. Strikes Attempted
1166
LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 11: Conor McGregor (top) punches Chad Mendes in their UFC interim featherweight title fight during the UFC 189 event inside MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 11, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
Grappling accuracy 56% 56%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
Takedowns Attempted
9
5.32
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
4.54
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
0.70
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.00
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
55
%
Sig. Str. Defense
68
%
Takedown Defense
1.81
Knockdown Ratio
08:16
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
444 (78%)
Clinch
60 (10%)
Ground
68 (12%)

Sig. Str. by target

71% 406 Head 17% 96 Body 12% 70 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
19 (86%)
DEC
2 (9%)
SUB
1 (5%)

Event Results

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Dublin, Ireland
Trains at
SBG Ireland
Fighting style
MMA
Age
32
Height
69.00
Weight
155.00
Octagon Debut
Apr. 06, 2013
Reach
74.00
Leg reach
40.00
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? When I was a kid, to be able to defend myself in an unarmed combat situation.

What ranks and titles have you held? Former UFC lightweight champion, former UFC featherweight champion (vacated belt), Cage Warriors 145lb Champion, Cage Warriors 155lb Champion consecutively, Brown Belt BJJ

Do you have any heroes? None, but I take inspiration from everyone and everything. I’m inspired by current champions, former champions, true competitors, people dedicated to their dream, hard workers, dreamers, believers, achievers.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It is a lifelong dream to compete here. It truly shows me the power of visualization and the power of an unshakeable belief. It is just the beginning

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? None. I have a masters in unarmed combat.

What was your job before you started fighting? Plumber for 1 year, quit and pursued the combat dream ever since.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Boxing Champion

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Twoweight champion, 3.5-second KO in professional Mixed Martial Arts

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Brown belt in Jiu-Jitsu

Favorite grappling technique:Rear Naked Choke

Favorite Striking technique:Knee

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Conor McGregor walks to the Octagon to face Chad Mendes in their UFC interim featherweight title fight during the UFC 189 event inside MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 11, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
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BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 17:  (L-R) Conor McGregor punches Max Holloway in their UFC featherweight bout at TD Garden on August 17, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)