McGregor ends Aldo's decade-long reign with one punch
Joey Villar (The Philippine Star) - December 13, 2015 - 2:00am

MANILA, Philippines -- Connor McGregor backed up his bragging and dethroned long-time featherweight titleholder with a smashing 13-second victory at UFC  194 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday. 

Billed as the most anticipated fight of the year, McGrgegor ended Aldo's decade-long reign by knocking out the once mighty champion in only 13 seconds to emerge the undisputed featherweight champion.

It was a shocking victory for McGregor, who was coming into the fight as an underdog.

But McGregor, who has gauded Aldo for almost a year, needed just one punch to send Aldo falling like a tree face first.

The Irish known as "The Notorious," then finished off Aldo with a pair of hammer fist, forching the suprisingly quick stoppage.

McGregor, 27, thus improved to 19-2 including 15 straight matches that he strung together in a four-year span.

He also sent Aldo, 29, to the latter's first defeat in 18 straight fights spanning nearly a decade for a 25-2 record overall.

Luke Rockhold made it a day of upsets after wrested the middleweight crown from Chris Weidman with an equally impressive fourth round  knockout victory.

ALDO CHAMPION CHRIS WEIDMAN CONNOR GRAND GARDEN ARENA LAS VEGAS LUKE ROCKHOLD MCGREGOR NBSP VICTORY YEAR
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