#ConorMcGregor is the man of the moment.
Following his historic win at UFC 205, the world can't get enough of the Irish superstar. Now the UFC lightweight and featherweight champion, McGregor has a list as long as his arm with potential upcoming opponents. On top of this, Mystic Mac also has impending parenthood to factor into his future decision making and a host of commercial opportunities.
The "Notorious" has called for an equity stake within the UFC, claiming to be the prime reason for the estimated $4.2 billion sale of the companyl he has stated that until the new owners sit down with him to talk business, he'll not be fighting inside the Octagon.
With his future up in the air on what to do next, here's a list of random Conor McGregor factoids and tidbits:
McGregor is Undefeated in the Blue Corner
As the champion of two divisions, McGregor will most certainly walk out second in his next bout and fight out of the red corner. But, following his win a UFC 205, McGregor is 6-0 when fighting out of the blue corner. His lone loss in the Octagon came against Nate Diaz at UFC 196, when he fought out of the red corner.
Conor Can Knock You Out in Any Month ... Except August
Conor McGregor holds a KO victory in every month of the year except August. In place of a knockout win, August is the month in which both of his career decision wins were.
Before the UFC, He Won Double Gold in Europe
After beating Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205, McGregor became the UFC's first simultaneous multi-division champion. However, this isn't a first for the "Notorious." Prior to arriving in the UFC in 2013, McGregor held two world titles, simultaneously, in different weight classes after winning the Cage Warriors featherweight and lightweight titles.
His Quickest Knockout Win Wasn't Jose Aldo
Conor McGregor shocked the MMA world when he defeated long-time featherweight champ Jose Aldo in a mere 13 seconds. Incredibly, this wasn't even the quickest KO of his career. In 2011, McGregor knocked out Paddy Doherty in 4 seconds at Immortal Fighting Championships 4.
Most Stylish Man in Ireland
Since his rise to the top of the UFC, McGregor has not been shy about splashing the cash. As well as cars, McGregor has taken a keen interest in fashion, most recently rocking an all white Gucci mink coat to the UFC 205 press conference. His love for fashion earned him the title of "Most Stylish Man" at the Peter Mark VIP Style Awards in Ireland.
Record-Setting Post-fight Bonus Streak
Every time Conor McGregor enters the Octagon, it's an adrenaline-filled affair. This has resulted in eight, straight post-fight win bonuses, a UFC record, and nine in total for his career. McGregor is currently tied for seventh place all time. Rival Nate Diaz and Joe Lauzon top the UFC list with 15 post fight bonuses.
Forever in the History Books
McGregor sought to do what had never been done before. Both #RandyCouture and #BJPenn have held belts in multiple weight classes, but Mystic Mac now becomes the first fighter to do so simultaneously, defeating former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in the #UFC205 main event, after winning the featherweight title in December 2015.
Unrivaled Knockout Power
During his quest for UFC featherweight gold, Conor McGregor ran through the division in devastating fashion. His six knockouts at 145lbs ranks first in divisional history.
Victim of Bullying
One of the UFC's most dangerous fighters was a victim of bullying while growing up in Dublin. McGregor has stated previously that he had a face that bullies just liked to beat up, and he even kept a dumbbell in his school bag in case he was attacked. The UFC star believes it was due to being smaller and weaker than most of the boys his age. Being bullied was one of the catalysts for Conor McGregor entering the world of mixed martial arts, as a means of defending himself.
Not The Only Celebrity Born on July 14
Born on July 14, Bastille Day, the native Dubliner shares his birthday with "Glee" actress Jane Lynch, British comedian and star of "Peep Show" David Mitchell, legendary film director Ingmar Bergman, Black Eyed Peas member Taboo, and soccer world cup final referee Howard Webb.
Drunken Tattoos Cause Memory Loss
McGregor is known for attention-grabbing tattoos. With a gorilla on his chest and tiger on his stomach, McGregor has seven tattoos in total. His first tattoo cost him €20 while drunk in Ayia Napa, Greece. He’s not entirely sure what it means, as it is written in Arabic.
He Can Fix Your Toilet
Before entering into his mixed martial arts career, Conor McGregor undertook an apprenticeship as a plumber. Most MMA fighters are aware that the sport can be a hard and relatively short career. Before his UFC debut in 2013 vs. #MarcusBrimage, McGregor picked up a welfare check for €180. Of course, his bank account is a far cry from those numbers now; it's nice to know that if all else fails, he has a career in plumbing to fall back on.
Conor McGregor, Bond Villain
During his ascension to the top, McGregor has earned increasing interest from Hollywood producers. While preparing for his #UFC202 rematch against #NateDiaz, McGregor turned down a role opposite #VinDiesel in #xXx: Return of Xander Cage. The role was eventually given to Michael Bisping, but it seems that wasn't the only offer from Hollywood. In episode three of The Notorious, Conor revealed he was approached by someone connected to the latest #JamesBond film "Spectre" and offered to audition for the role of a villain. The parts eventually went to #ChristophWaltz and #DaveBautista.
McGregor Bought His Entire Family BMW's
One look at the McGregor's Instagram reveals his love for cars. Whether it be his custom made Rolls Royce, or futuristic BMW i8, Conor's whips are an impressive fleet. Not to leave anyone out, Conor shared his love of cars with his family, buying each of them a black BMW 5-series.
A Champion Who Has Never Defended His Belt
A two-division champion in both CageWarriors and the UFC, McGregor is 5-0 in championship bouts, including an interim featherweight title fight against #ChadMendes at #UFC189. While undefeated in title fights, McGregor has never defended a belt once.