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Conor McGregor is currently the most popular UFC fighter in the world. The 28-year-old Irish fighter has been in the lightweight, welterweight, and featherweight divisions throughout his career. In fact, he was already a phenomenal martial artist even before joining the UFC. In 2008, he was both the Cage Warriors Lightweight champion and the Cage Warriors Featherweight champion. If he didn't have to vacate those titles upon going to UFC, he could still have been a legendary fighter now.
But now, he's facing an issue regarding his two championship belts. Read on!
He has both the featherweight title and the lightweight title.
Specifically, he got it on December 12, 2015 by defeating Jose Aldo.
Conor McGrgor successfully beat Eddie Alvarez for the UFC Lightweight Championship after just two rounds.
This would surely make McGregor pissed off.
Thus, there has been a discussion regarding McGregor's featherweight title reign since he isn't even actively defending it.
It's expected that his first child will be born in May 2017.
Because of this, the officials had to make a decision.
Take note tha McGregor beat Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds.
This will give other mixed martial artists the opportunity to become the interim champion.
This will be held on December 10, Saturday.
The 29-year-old Anthony Pettis previously held the UFC Lightweight title while Max Holloway is noted as the third best fighter in the featherweight division.
He said that an army has to fight him just to remove his titles.
Do you think Conor McGregor should be allowed to keep his UFC featherweight title?