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McGregor remains on Times UFC rankings

He hasn't battled since November, howeve, Conor McGregor's esteem was underscored against Matbefore thousands recently as a major aspect of the limited time visit for the oddity fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. 

The UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor against Floyd Mayweather. He earned the shot by sparkling in stand-up battles in the UFC, thumping out long-ruling featherweight champion Jose Aldo, at that point over and again dropping then-lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez to win that belt at Madison Square Garden. 

It made McGregor the UFC's first-historically speaking synchronous two-division champion. From that point forward no contender has fulfilled increasingly or drawn anyplace close to the consideration, which keeps McGregor on The Times' best 10 rundown of UFC warriors. 

1: Conor McGregor, Ireland, 21-3, lightweight champion 

His mystique and edge sparkled in out-working Mayweather on the visit as the combine make a beeline for their lucrative $100 pay-per-see battle. McGregor competed for this present week with unadulterated boxer Paulie Malignaggi in Las Vegas, and UFC fans are keeping him a respectable 5/1 underdog at the games book. 

Next battle: Aug. 26 (boxing) versus Mayweather at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. On the off chance that solid a short time later, McGregor could battle again on the UFC's Dec. 30 card in Las Vegas. 

2: Daniel Cormier, San Jose,19-1, light-heavyweight champion 

The swap champion for vexed Jon Jones is propped to at last learn Saturday night if he's outperformed Jones following his misfortune to "Bones" on Jan. 3, 2015. Cormier's wrestling aptitude has inspired while Jones has been stripped of his belt, at that point later suspended. 

Next battle: Saturday in the UFC 214 headliner versus previous champion Jones at Honda Center. 

3: Stipe Miocic, Cleveland, 17-2, heavyweight champion 

Because of the energy of heavyweight punches, no man has effectively protected the heavyweight belt three times, which Miocic will have the chance to do in his next session. The low maintenance fire fighter improved his remaining with his first-round knockout of previous champion Junior Dos Santos in May. 

Next battle: Not last, yet anticipated that would be a rematch with previous champion Alistair Overeem by the year's end unless fifth-positioned Francis Ngannou rules Dos Santos on Sept. 9. 

4: Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Poland, 14-0, ladies' straw-weight champion 

Demonstrated her flexibility by volunteering to challenge No. 1-appraised bantamweight Valentina Shevchenko on July 8 when champion Amanda Nunes fell sick on battle day. 

Next battle: She needs another title barrier in New York on the Nov. 4 card at Madison Square Garden, with third-appraised Rose Namajunas the possible adversary. 

5: Demetrious Johnson, Parkland, Wash., 26-2-1, flyweight champion 

The UFC records him as its No. 1 pound-for-pound warrior and Johnson can pass Anderson Silva with his eleventh back to back effective title protection Sept. 9 in Edmonton, Canada. However, his inclination of No. 3 flyweight Ray Borg instead of previous bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw raised UFC President Dana White's wrath.

Laila Ali: Conor McGregor versus Floyd Mayweather is for entertainment only

Laila Ali gives her feeling on the up and coming to Floyd Mayweather versus Conor McGregor super battle on August 26.

Laila Ali does not think the battle between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor later on this mid-year will be aggressive. While that is nothing unexpected, she likewise needs boxing fans to understand that this quarrel is not over the sweet study of boxing — it's simply fun.

"I simply feel that fans need to simply realize that it's for no particular reason," Ali said while talking with For The Win. "Simple for me to state – I'm not going to be in the ring. In any case, you have a UFC warrior, who has no boxing knowledge, battling one of the best contenders on the planet."

Ali, the little girl of the late, extraordinary Muhammad Ali, has enclosing her blood. She completed her expert profession with an undefeated record of 24-0 following a first-round TKO triumph over Gwendolyn O'Neil in February 2007. Ali, will's identity facilitating the ESPN Sports Humanitarian Awards for the third time on July 11, trusts this battle ought to be taken as fun. Be that as it may, she additionally will have no sensitivity for any individual who buys the Mayweather versus McGregor Pay-Per-View and is baffled in the event that it winds up in an uneven mastery for Mayweather.

"So on the off chance that you purchase the battle, you know, don't be pissed on the off chance that it closes too quick or it wasn't aggressive," Ali expressed. "Will be asking, 'What did you anticipate?'"

The 49-0 "Cash" Mayweather will welcome the ruling UFC lightweight champion McGregor to the universe of expert boxing on August 26 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather has un-resigned to confront McGregor in a standout amongst the most exceedingly expected, profoundly bantered about and, by all evaluations, greatest cash battles ever. The occasion will air on Showtime Pay-Per-View, and will be solely advanced by Mayweather Promotions.