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4. Becoming A Champion In 2 Weight Classes


Roughly a year after defeating Jose Aldo for the UFC Featherweight Championship the Irishman went on to capture the lightweight strap — with a TKO victory over Eddie Alvarez. He is 1 of only 6 fighters in UFC history to win titles in multiple weight classes.

As a 2-division champ, McGregor is part of an exclusive club that includes members like Georges St-Piere, Randy Coutre, and Daniel Cormier. The accomplishment all but ensures McGregor will one day be enshrined in the UFC Hall of Fame one day if he's able to resolve his current legal matters.

Moreover, winning 2 belts means hardcore McGregor fans can legitimately make the argument that he is the greatest fighter of all-time.


From 1999-2003 Jacques performed on the Florida independent pro wrestling circuit. He also has an amateur wrestling background and currently holds a certification in Krav Maga. Jacques graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2003, with a bachelor's degree in Political Science. He currently resides in Chicago, Illinois. Follow him on twitter @goodeals79.