December 15, 2022, 09:55 – Public News Service – OSN

Irish mixed martial artist Conor McGregor has been eliminated from the list of top lightweight fighters. For the first time in 8 years, his name was not included in the updated UFC promotion rankings.

For the first time, McGregor was included in this list in 2013 after defeating the American Max Hollowey at the UFC Fight Night 26 tournament. RBC. Then McGregor took 12th place.

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The last fight of the Irishman took place in the summer of 2021. Then the fight against the American Dustin Poirier at the UFC 264 tournament ended in the first round – McGregor received a broken leg.

On account of the 34-year-old fighter 28 fights in mixed martial arts, including 22 wins and 6 losses. McGregor won his first UFC belt in 2015. Subsequently, he became the first fighter in the history of the promotion, who simultaneously owned two belts in different weight categories (lightweight and featherweight).

At the end of November, McGregor suddenly sharply criticized Russian UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov because he, in his opinion, ended his career prematurely. Read more about this in material Public news service.