Tuesday 21 November 2017

Conor McGregor career in numbers

Conor McGregor will make his professional boxing debut on Saturday
Conor McGregor will make his professional boxing debut on Saturday

Conor McGregor fights as a professional boxer for the first time when he faces Floyd Mayweather at Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena on August 26.

Here, Press Association Sport explores the numbers behind the career of one of the world's highest-profile fighters.

24 - The number of professional fights McGregor, 29, has had in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

0 - The number of professional or amateur boxing matches he has had.

21 - The number of victories he has achieved in those 24 fights.

18 - The number of those victories that came via knock-out, giving him a knock-out percentage of 75 from his 24 fights.

13 - The number of fights the Irishman has won inside the first round.

13 - The time in seconds McGregor needed to knock out Jose Aldo and win the UFC featherweight title in December 2015.

1 - The number of fights he has won via submission.

1-0 - McGregor's amateur record.

57 - His striking defence; the percentage of total strikes avoided in the UFC.

473 - His total of successful strikes in the UFC, out of an attempted 993, giving him a success rate of 48 per cent.

175 - McGregor's height, in centimetres, or 5ft 9in.

118 - His reach, in centimetres, or 74ins

34,000,000 - McGregor's reported net worth, in US dollars, prior to the Mayweather fight.

2 - The number of UFC titles McGregor presently holds.

25 - The number of hours of community service he undertook as a punishment for the bottle-throwing incident prior to his fight with Nate Diaz.

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