When Conor McGregor fought Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 it marked the return of ‘Mystic Mac’ for the first time since his loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov.
The entire fanbase was excited about McGregors return and Iron Man actor Robert Downey Jr was in the same boat. While he had appeared on Joe Rogans podcast Robert Downey Jr. had spoken about the fight.Rogan replied Yeah particularly Cowboy does not want to lose. But there is this guy who is the poster child. The guy who has the one right the chosen one. Thats Conor and then there is Cowboy who has like I think I can f**k that guy up.UFC 246 was an important event for Conor McGregor as he was coming off a loss against Khabib Nurmagomedov and had everything to lose when he took the center of the octagon against Cowboy. However what followed next was magic.
As the fight started McGregor came barging in with a left hand. While Cerrone ducked under the punch the two fighters indulged in a clinch. While they were in the clinch McGregor landed shoulder strikes and busted open Cerrones nose.Once Mystic Mac broke the clinch both fighters were again in their stance. Cerrone attempted to land a head kick which was blocked by McGregor. The Notorious followed with his own kick and hurt Cerrone. Once hurt McGregor landed three more punches and Cowboy down.While Cerrone was on the ground McGregor landed punches before referee Herb Dean stopped the fight. Since then The Notorious fought two more fights in the UFC against Dustin Poirier and lost both.