In his distinguished career, Conor McGregor has only one submission victory to his name. Who did he beat in his only submission win?
Conor McGregor and submission maneuvers do not go hand-in-hand, as the fighter has garnered almost all of his wins through knockouts, the only mention of submission in his bio majorly highlights his losses. The UFC star has been submitted 4 times in his career.
While the Notorious one is a proven knockout artist, often doubts lay out over his groundwork. There is a cluster of enthusiasts and analysts who believe he is not a complete player. Though, the Irishman has an exceptional repertoire already and might not have to prove anything to anybody, yet, as a showpiece has one submission victory to his name.
In his 22 career victories, the Mystic Mac has secured 19 through KOs and TKOs, 2 via Judges’ decision, and 1 by submission.
If someone is a fan of Conor McGregor, then he or she can apparently go on days talking about his knockout victories and the same might be the case when it comes to his decision wins, as his classic against Nate Diaz and a comprehensive performance opposite Max Holloway showcase his endurance ability. But, when it comes to his only submission triumph are the same vivid descriptions popular? Do the fanatics know about McGregor’s wrestling prowess? No problem, if not, because we have the details regarding Conor McGregor’s submission victory.
Who did Conor McGregor Beat in his only submission win?
Before making his debut in UFC, McGregor was making rounds through London based MMA outfit, Cage Warriors. And it is indeed the entity that witnessed McGregor’s only tap-out infliction.
Who did he beat? On June 2, 2011, McGregor met Dave Hill in the Cage Warriors ring and defeated him after 4 minutes (4:10) in the second round, via Rear Naked Choke. On the night of this victory, Conor McGregor became the promotion’s then-new Featherweight champion.
9 years have passed since then and Conor McGregor is yet to make another opponent yield. With an outright explosive approach and superior striking ability, him picking another victory of the sort looks unlikely but, with the kind of showman he is, the MMA fraternity can expect the unexpected from the globally recognized icon.’
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