EXCLUSIVE: Conor McGregor's future lies in the lightweight division - Gunnar Nelson
'The Notorious' was scheduled to make his bow in the division at UFC 196, where he was supposed to do battle with former 155-pound champion Rafael Dos Anjos.
However, his first outing in the division was put on hold as Dos Anjos suffered a broken foot two weeks before the highly-anticipated champion vs champion bout.
Ultimate Fighter season five winner Nate Diaz, 19-11, stepped in to replace Dos Anjos and stunned the mixed martial arts world by submitting McGregor in the second round of their welterweight contest with a slick rear-naked choke.
McGregor, 20-3, avenged that loss at UFC 202 in... read more
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