The biggest and most-anticipated MMA fight card of the year took place last night in Las Vegas, which featured two Conor McGregor. Unfortunately, the featherweight title fight only lasted 13 seconds long, making it the shortest title fight in the history of the UFC. That’s right! McGregor, 27, annihilated Aldo with a single punch to the chin in the first round, as he predicted in interviews leading up to the fight.title fights at 145 and 185 pounds. In the main event, Jose Aldo finally squared off against Irish sensation
In the UFC 194 post-fight press conference, McGregor said,
[Aldo’s] powerful and fast. But precision beats power, and timing beats speed. And that’s what you saw there.
In the co-main event, the man who defeated Chris Weidman, squared off against former champ Luke Rockhold in a five-round middleweight title fight. Weidman lost the bout and his title via TKO in the fourth round, which was also his very first defeat in his MMA career. The former champ looked solid in the first two rounds, but the table quickly turned on him in the third when he tried a wheel kick to the head which resulted in giving up the back to Rockhold who quickly transitioned to a successful and damaging ground-and-pound from the full mount. In the early minutes of the fourth-round, referee Herb Dean was forced to stop the fight because Weidman couldn’t defend himself on the ground.twice inside the Octagon,
I was hoping he would [stop it]. He kind of stopped it at the end, I wasn’t exactly sure. I sucked it up. Had to go another round. Whatever. All I care is I got the belt. And new [middleweight champion].
For the rest of the UFC 194 fight results and bonuses, continue reading below.
UFC 194:Post-fight Press Conference Highlights
UFC 194 Main card
Conor McGregor def. Jose Aldo via first-round KO (:13)
Luke Rockhold def. via fourth-round TKO (3:12)
Yoel Romero def. Jacare Souza via split decision (29-27, 28-29, 29-28)
Demian Maia def. Gunnar Nelson via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-25 x2)
Max Holloway def. Jeremy Stephens via UD (30-27 x2, 29-28)
Urijah Faber def. Frankie Saenz via unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 30-27)
Tecia Torres def. Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger via UD (30-27 x3)
Warlley Alves def. Colby Covington via submission (guillotine choke) (R1, 1:26)
Leonardo Santos def. Kevin Lee via first-round TKO (3:26)
Magomed Mustafaev def. Joe Proctor via TKO (strikes) at 1:54 of R1
Yancy Medeiros def. John Makdessi via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Court McGee def. Marcio Alexandre Jr. via UD (30-27, 29-28 x2)
UFC 194 Bonuses
Fight of the Night: Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman
Performance of the Night: Conor McGregor and Leonardo Santos