UFC 205 live: Conor McGregor knocks out Eddie Alvarez to win the lightweight champions to make history

Follow the latest from UFC 205 in New York as Conor McGregor bis to win the lightweight title

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Conor McGregor became the UFC's first simultaneous two-weight champion after he knocked out Eddie Alvarez in the second round of their UFC 205 main event, with the Irishman adding the lightweight title to the featherweight championship he already held. 'Re-live all the action here with James Edwards at Madison Square Gardens in New York and Jack de Menezes in London.

  • Conor McGregor knocks out Eddie Alvarez to win the UFC lightweight title
  • Tyron Woodley retains the welterweight championship against Stephen Thompson after majority draw
  • Joanna Jedrzejczyk beats Karolina Kowalkiewicz to retain the strawweight title
  • Chris Weidman knocked out by Yoel Romero by a devastating flying knee
  • Miesha Tate announces retirement after defeat by Raquel Pennington
  • Frankie Edgar wins on pre-lims against Jeremy Stephens

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Main card:

Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor [lightweight title fight]

Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson [welterweight title fight]

Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz [strawweight title fight]

Chris Weidman vs Yoel Romero [middleweight]

Miesha Tate vs Raquel Pennington [bantamweight]


Frankie Edgar vs Jeremy Stephens [featherweight]

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Michael Johnson [lightweight]

Rashad Evans vs Tim Kennedy [light heavyweight]

Vicente Luque vs Belal Muhammad [welterweight]

Early pre-lims:

Jim Miller vs Thiago Alves [welterweight]

Rafael Natal vs Tim Boetsch [middleweight]

Liz Carmouche vs Katlyn Chookagian [bantamweight]