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Sunday, January 19, 2020

UFC 246 results: McGregor beats Cerrone in 40 sec make history

UFC 246 results: Conor McGregor beats Donald Cerrone first-round TKO in 40 seconds, history.

Conor McGregor returned to the octagon in style at UFC 246 as he beat American fan favourite Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone in just 40 seconds in Las Vegas.

In just his second appearance since 2016, former two-division champion Conor McGregor needed a mere 40 seconds to bust the nose of Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone and finish him via first-round TKO in their welterweight main event at UFC 246.

Draped in the flag of his native Ireland, McGregor (22-4) sat on top of the cage wall and celebrated in front of an adoring crowd at T-Mobile Arena as "The Notorious" won for the first time since taking the lightweight title from Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205.

McGregor beats Cerrone in UFC 246 fight card & results: Full List of Winners from Las Vegas Arena.

Conor McGregor 40 seconds victory, Quotes, Post-fight conference saying.

 "I made history here tonight. I set another record. I'm the first fighter in UFC history to get knockout victories at featherweight, at lightweight and now welterweight," McGregor said. "Donald holds the record for the most head kick knockouts so I was very very happy to get one myself. Thank you all for the support!"

 "He wasn't expecting that," McGregor said of the head kick. "I'm so happy. I'm very proud of that accomplishment. UFC can strip fighters and give other fighters make-believes belts but they can't give out knockout victories across multiple weight divisions. Etch my name in history one more time."

UFC 246:  Donald Cerrone:  I feel good said after Losing the fight.

 "I've never seen anything like that," Cerrone said. "He busted my nose and it started bleeding and I stepped back and he head kicked me," Cerrone said. "I love this sport and I'm going to keep fighting."

 "I like this weight and I feel good. God willing I came out of here unscathed and I'm in shape," McGregor said. "I'm going to celebrate and talk to my family before getting back to the gym with me team."

UFC 246 card and results: Full List of Winners from Las Vegas Arena.

Conor McGregor def. Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone via first-round TKO (punches)

Holly Holm def. Raquel Pennington via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Aleksei Oleinik def. Maurice Greene via second-round submission (armbar)

Brian Kelleher def. Ode Osbourne via first-round submission (guillotine)

Carlos Diego Ferreira def. Anthony Pettis via second-round submission (rear-naked choke)

Roxanne Modaferri def. Maycee Barber via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

Sodiq Yusuff def. Andre Fili via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Askar Askarov def. Tim Elliott via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Drew Dober def. Nasrat Haqparast via first-round TKO (punches)

Aleksa Camur def. Justin Ledet via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28); light heavyweights

Sabina Mazo def. JJ Aldrich via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28); women's flyweights

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