UFC 205 Results: Conor McGregor KO’s Eddie Alvarez (highlights)
The main event of tonight’s UFC 205 fight card in New York city featured a lightweight title fight between current 155-pound champion Eddie Alvarez (28-4) and current UFC featherweight title holder Conor McGregor (20-3).
Round one begins and Alvarez presses forward and lands a leg kick. He scores another. Conor presses forward and misses with a left. Eddie with another leg kick. McGregor with a front kick to the body. Alvarez presses forward and eats a massive left. He drops. Conor presses forward and lands some punches. Eddie bounces back and throws a head kick. Alvarez charges forward but eats another left hand. Conor with a high kick that is blocked. He lands another left that drops Alvarez. Conor jumps on top. He begins working from side control. Eddie gets back to guard. Conor with a big shot. Eddie scrambles and gets back to his feet. He is still on wobbly legs. Eddie with a right hand. Conor responds with a front kick. Eddie with a leg kick in return. Conor is applying pressure. He lands a left. Eddie throws a high kick and then lands a shot to the body. Conor with a left but Eddie returns fire with a right. Round one comes to an end.
OHHHHHHHHH the #CelticCross lands and drops Alvarez!!! #UFC205 #UFCNYC https://t.co/L43rTtgAOd
— UFC (@ufc) November 13, 2016
Round two begins and Conor lands a front kick to the body to start. Another left hand tags Alvarez. Eddie eats it but he is in trouble. Conor with a front leg side kick. He puts his hands behind his back now. Eddie with a right hand but then he eats a left coming in. Alvarez presses him against the fence and looks for a takedown. Conor is able to break free. He immediately lands a left. Conor lands a combination and Eddie goes down. He follows up with punches and it is over.
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