In a collection of Tweets on Saturday, former UFC two-division champion Conor McGregor laid out his ideas on who’re the best MMA fighters of all-time.
In McGregor’s opinion, Anderson Silva claims the highest spot, attributable to his finishes throughout two completely different weight divisions.
He locations himself within the second spot for a similar motive, although throughout three weight lessons, and says that he’ll simply maintain the highest place by the point he hangs up the gloves.
Canadian MMA legend Georges St-Pierre is third, his credentials embrace having titles in two divisions, however based on McGregor loses marks for not returning to welterweight and for not combating Silva sooner or later in his profession.
The fourth and ultimate fighter talked about within the thread is present mild heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who McGregor says has “a number of lacklustre determination performances and a questionable determination win on his resume.”
The Irish fighter says that for those who take PED outcomes into consideration he’s the clear present no.1 MMA GOAT.
McGregor additionally issued a comply with up Tweet to his thread on former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, who he charges as probably the most expert in a restricted competitors division.
The 31-year-old’s final bout was a first-round TKO victory over Donald Cerrone at UFC 246.
He was the primary fighter in UFC historical past to carry belts in two weight lessons concurrently.
Afterward Saturday, Jon Jones responded, alluding to the truth that McGregor didn’t defend both belt he received, earlier than saying he is not going to be collaborating within the GOAT dialog.