On UFC debut anniversary, Conor McGregor reminisces early approach to MMA rise

8 years ago today, Conor McGregor made his very first look under the UFC’s lights.

McGregor (22-5 Mixed Martial Arts, 10-3 UFC) actioned in the octagon for the extremely very first time on April 6, 2013 in the initial card of UFC on FUEL TELEVISION 9. The Irishman contended in a featherweight match versus Marcus Brimage. McGregor won the battle in remarkable style, stopping his challenger in a little over a minute and winning a $60,000 reward for “Knockout of the Night.”

The win would begin a historical run for McGregor, where he declared both the UFC featherweight and light-weight title to end up being the very first to ever hold 2 UFC titles all at once. He likewise ended up being an international super star and brought numerous eyeballs to Mixed Martial Arts while doing so.

Now, 8 years later on after debuting with the UFC, McGregor is dealing with the most difficult spot of his UFC run, coming off a TKO loss to Dustin Poirier previously this year at UFC 257 which put him at 3-3 on his last 6 efficiencies. Recalling at his journey through the sport, “The Notorious” pledges to go back on the manner ins which got him to end up being a UFC champ, as he’s looking liquidate the trilogy with Poirier this summer season at UFC 264.

8 years ago today, McGregor debuted in the UFC

Consume, train, sleep

He’s reversing the clock

It was really 13 seconds

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.