Conor McGregor entered this fight with a professional mma record of 16-2-0 (94% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jose Aldo); he suffered his last defeat in 2010 when he faced Joseph Duffy, since then he has collected 12 consecutive victories (four in the Ufc) beating Dustin Poirier in his last bout (=Poirier vs McGregor).
His opponent, the black belt in tae kwon do Dennis Siver, has an official record of 22-9-0 (64% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.19 in the same weight class, he lost to Cub Swanson in 2013 (=Swanson vs Siver) but then he came back to win defeating Manny Gamburyan (later the result was changed to “no-contest” because he tested positive for hCG) and Charles Rosa. McGregor vs Siver is the main event of UFC Fight Night 59. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 59: McGregor vs Siver
Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
McGregor’s previous fight: Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor
Siver’s next fight: Dennis Siver vs Tatsuya Kawajiri
McGregor’s next fight: Chad Mendes vs Conor McGregor
(Free embeddable highlights video hosted on Youtube)