Conor McGregor and Israel Adesanya each suppose they declare a big UFC report – however who is true?
The UFC greats disagree over who has essentially the most knockdowns ever in a title combat following McGregor’s latest Instagram publish.
Thursday marked 4 years since McGregor beat Eddie Alvarez to assert the light-weight title, changing into the primary man in UFC historical past to carry two belts on the identical time.
However the Irishman believes the victory carries additional weight to at the present time, though the UFC doesn’t formally acknowledge it.
‘Infamous’ claims to have knocked his opponent down 5 instances, however the record-keepers have it down as three.
Adesanya, in the meantime, bagged 4 official knockdowns throughout his in his middleweight title combat with Kelvin Gastelum again in April 2019.
“Most knockdowns in a UFC World Title Struggle,” McGregor wrote within the caption for one in all his posts. “Medical taking pictures. I’ve surpassed this degree, a number of instances over. Excited to showcase!”
Adesanya replied within the feedback: “2nd most knockdowns.”
It’s not the primary time McGregor has made a degree of this, beforehand urging the UFC to supply a extra correct report of his Alvarez combat.