Following Khabib Nurmagomedov and Daniel Cormier’s induction into the 2022 class of the UFC Hall of Fame, former double-champion and UFC superstar, Conor McGregor, took to Twitter today to express his excitement for his “shoe in” induction to the UFC Hall of Fame.
In the tweet, McGregor stated, “Looking forward to my own hall of fame entry all the same, I’m a shoe in. First of everything. All the records. KO speed. Knockdown amount. KO’s most divisions. Financials. You name it. No rush tho I’m still in to bust noses open and put opps unconscious. A real goer.”
Looking forward to my own hall of fame entry all the same, I’m a shoe in. First of everything. All the records. KO speed. Knockdown amount. KO’s most divisions. Financials. You name it. No rush tho I’m still in to bust noses open and put opps unconscious. A real goer.
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) July 5, 2022
McGregor then claimed to be on a completely different “level” than his colleagues, asking “who was the levels and flow I have,” and saying that his colleagues belong on “the wall of no fame.”
McGregor (22-6-0), was a double champion under the Cage Warriors banner prior to making his way to the UFC. Joining the promotion in 2013, he defeated the likes of Max Holloway, Dustin Poirier, and Chad Mendes as he made his way to his first UFC title fight.
At UFC 194 in 2015, he defeated Jose Aldo with a 13-second knockout and was crowned the UFC featherweight champion.
Following the bout, he went on to go 1-1 against fan favorite, Nate Diaz, and at UFC 205 he defeated Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight strap, being the first in company history to simultaneously hold two belts.
Despite going 1-3 in his last four bouts, Conor McGregor will without a doubt be inducted into the hall of fame. As one of the sport’s highest-grossing athletes, his remarkable credentials, and as one of the sport’s most popular athletes, it is hard to make an argument against it.
As McGregor looks to return by the end of the year or early next year, who would you like to see him fight upon his return?
As a recent graduate from Lewis-Clark State College with a B.S. in History, Bjorn first fell in love with mixed martial arts when he watched UFC 196. As a contributor for MyMMANews, Bjorn matches his love for MMA, history, and writing.