Soon after, the new ranking put Khabib on top thanks to his impeccable 29-0 record and victories over Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje after winning lightweight gold.
Conor McGregor is now p4p # 1 on UFC website pic.twitter.com/DGKBmKV6v5
– Les paris de Rob Brown (@RobBrownBetting) November 7, 2020
This is a mistake on the part of the UFC, and it’s safe to assume that fight fans won’t be happy about the same. At the time of writing, the UFC had placed Conor McGregor at the top of the pound-for-pound list.
Sitting in second is none other than Khabib Nurmagomedov, followed by former light and heavyweight champion Jon Jones.
It didn’t end there, as the UFC not only put the Notorious at the top of the P4P list, he was also ranked No.1 in the UFC lightweight rankings.
McGregor hasn’t competed in the lightweight division since UFC 229, where he suffered a fourth-round submission loss at the hands of then-reigning lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.
However, the UFC has now corrected it and the Notorious retained their 11th and 4th places in the pound-for-pound list and the UFC lightweight rankings, respectively.
Conor McGregor to make light comeback against Dustin Poirier
Conor McGregor has announced his retirement several times in the past. Needless to say, the last time was no different. Shortly after his categorical victory over Donald Cerrone in January, McGregor announced his retirement after failing to find a suitable match.
However, UFC President Dana White has confirmed that the deal is nearing completion. The Notorious will return in 2021 to take on Dustin Poirier. Although the potential date appears to be January of next year, it has not been made official by the UFC.
Either way, Conor McGregor has done enough to become one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all time. However, in the wake of lightweight king Khabib Nurmagomedov, winning the biggest fight of his career, the fact that the Irishman was placed at the top of the P4P list was truly surprising and quite shocking.
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