UFC 246 – McGregor vs Cowboy LIVE RESULTS: McGregor WINS with first-round knockout – latest reaction – The Sun
IT IS all over in 40 seconds!
Conor McGregor has beaten Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone in seconds with a ferocious first-round knockout.
- Fight stopped in first round
- A knee, then a kick, then a flurry of punches
Follow ALL of the latest reaction from the T-Mobile Arena below…
CONOR crouching down so his dad can take photos of him.
Leaving the cage now flanked by about 40 security guards, not sure he needs then all when he has those sorts of moves that folded Cerrone/
Incredible win. Sensational start and ruthless finish.
Thought Cerrone would give him more problems. But I am so thick.
BATTERED Cerrone said: “He got me with an elbow straight away and then he headkicked me.
“I have never seen anything like the shoulder shot he hit me with. I was disorientated. Then he stepped back, I was bleeding and he headkicked me.
“But I love this sport and I am not stopping yet.”
Beautiful cuddle and kisses with his nan who witnessed that assault.
MCGREGOR ruinedCerrone with a bash from his left shoulder when the clinched.
Conor says: “Etch my name in history.
“I like this weight division. I am unscathed and in shape but I still don't think I am back where I was.
“I am going to party and spend time with my family but then I will be back in the gym and ANYONE can get it next.”
CONOR: “The shoulder shot was a good shot.
“It feels very good, I made history tonight, I set another record.
“The first man to ever score knockouts in three weight divisions.
“I am very happy and very proud. Thank you all for your support.”
EVERYONE knows Conor starts fast and Cerrone is a slow starter.
But that was a joke – just 40 seconds!
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