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In his first fight since 2018, Conor McGregor knocked out Donald Cerrone in less than a minute at UFC 246 in Las Vegas. (Mike Blake/Reuters)

Conor McGregor, in return to UFC, beats overmatched Donald Cerrone in 40 seconds

January 19, 2020 at 1:47 p.m. EST
Conor McGregor spent the days leading to his UFC return keeping a humble profile in stark contrast to his typical pre-fight bravado. The dynamic Irishman then made an emphatic statement inside the octagon Saturday night, disposing of Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone via stoppage 40 seconds into the first round of the welterweight headline bout in UFC 246 in Las Vegas.  
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