VIDEO | On This Day: Conor McGregor loses first professional MMA fight

On this day in MMA history 8 years ago, Conor McGregor lost the first professional fight of his MMA career at the hands of Artemis Sitenkov.

McGregor’s record fell to 2-1 with the loss, which he followed up by going on a 2-fight win streak before losing the second bout of his professional career to Joe Duffy. McGregor then bounced back from that by going on a 15 fight win streak.

Ahead of McGregor’s UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz on August 20th, take a look at the first loss of McGregor’s career above!

Video | Joanna Jedrzejczyk

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