Tuesday 6 December 2016

UFC 205 post-fight press conference LIVE: Conor McGregor speaks about his history-making knockout

Published 13/11/2016 | 06:59

Conor McGregor (blue gloves) celebrates with his two championship belts after defeating Eddie Alvarez (red gloves) in their lightweight title bout during UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden. Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports
Conor McGregor (blue gloves) celebrates with his two championship belts after defeating Eddie Alvarez (red gloves) in their lightweight title bout during UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden. Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

Ireland's Conor McGregor has become the first dual-weight champion in the 23-year history of the UFC tonight.

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The Crumlin native produced a composed performance to completely dominate Eddie Alvarez and delight the majority of the crowd at Madison Square Garden.

It took just nine minutes for the 28-year-old to send his opponent to the canvas four times before the Philadelphia fighter finally succumbed to the power of the Irishman's left hand.

Watch McGregor's post-fight press conference live below from 7am:

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