Four years ago to the writing of this article (April 6, 2017), Conor McGregor stepped into the octagon for the very first time. While his debut fight was relegated to the Facebook preliminaries, McGregor did not disappoint the fans at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Sweden when he knocked Marcus Brimage out cold in the second minute of their fight.
McGregor would go on to carve a path of his own, ultimately becoming the undisputed featherweight and lightweight champion. Now that a fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. could be right around the corner, his coach John Kavanagh reflects on the accomplishments of his fighter:
Wasn't a bad night ? https://t.co/pJPHlOVJaS
— Coach Kavanagh (@John_Kavanagh) April 6, 2017