Conor McGregor has taken just 13 seconds to win the Final Preventing Championship (UFC) featherweight title.
McGregor landed a potent left hook on the jaw of champion Jose Aldo, knocking him out and consigning him to his 2nd decline in 27 specialist fights.
The outspoken Irishman increases to 19-two.
On the undercard, Luke Rockhold unseated Chris Weidman as the UFC’s middleweight champion, successful their title battle by TKO in the fourth round.
Rockhold dominated the stand-up recreation, landing 161 strikes to Weidman’s 62 and sooner or later referee Herb Dean was pressured to quit the fight as Weidman was no for a longer time capable to defend himself from a flurry of punches.
“This is undescribable (sic). Are you kidding me?” an fatigued Rockhold said instantly soon after the fight.
“This is a joke. I can not even feel this is genuine appropriate now.”
Weidman famously gained his title from a single of the sport’s biggest champions when Anderson Silva was showboating and Weidman clocked him on the jaw at UFC 162 in July, 2013.
Because then, the 31-12 months-old received a rematch with Silva and defeated Lyoto Machida and Vitor Belfort, carrying a thirteen- report into the battle with Rockhold.
Belfort was one of just two fighters to have beaten Rockhold in blended martial arts, obtaining completed so midway through the initial round of their bout back in Might, 2013.
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