how many times would McGregor had defended the FW belt if he chose to?

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  1. 13 others Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    He was always looking ahead and wanted to really challenge himself but had he stayed at FW to defend after beating Aldo how many times would he have defended?

    I think hed still be champion today and would have defended around 4 - 5 times against Holloway, Ortega, Edgar, Volk and probably Aldo at some point.

    People like to shit on him but had he stayed comfy at FW there is a solid chance he'd still be the champion today. He could have been the JJ of FW but moved up asap.
     
  2. Reach4theSky Playin' a riddim

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    Zero, he would have lost it in the rematch with Aldo..
     
  3. Reydereyes Purple Belt

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    I don't really see any featherweight beating the version of Conor that fought Also/Mendes
    He would probably have gotten a good amount of title defenses.
    Maybe holloway could have beat him? Not really sure
     
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  4. HydraCap3 #Trump Banned

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    Zero

    One of the top three most overrated fighters in the history of the sport.
     
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    No IV's
    No title defenses

    The weight bully was forced to move up to his real weight class

    His best win Aldo is a 135er lol
     
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    He would have morphed into Paddy Holohan if he kept trying to make 145
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  7. SKITZADACTYL Gold Belt

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    LOL

    poor kid.
     
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    ^^^^^This
     
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    Would be funny seeing Volk try and point fight against Conor with his inside leg kick and multiple takedown attempts
     
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    the exact amount he actually did <Lmaoo>
     
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    doesn't matter, you don't have to defend the belt to be the greatest anymore, khabib proved that. Conor is FW goat and its not even a question.
     
  13. beephin Red Belt

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    He would have broken the record for most UFC title defenses.
     
  14. BluntForceTrama Black Belt

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    He'd get sniped for sure
     
  15. Wreckless Green Belt

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    Threads like these are so dumb. As if we know the answer. The guy never defended, end of story.
     
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    Jokes
     
  17. cauti0n LMK

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    Coulda woulda shoulda threads are hilarious, this thread wouldn't exist if he actually defended the belt.

    At this point, Aldo, Max & Volk are all ahead of him as FW GOAT.
     
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  18. DrunkMonkMeth Black Belt

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    He'd still be champ.. and prob have finished everyone whos gone for the title at fw or at least dominated. Connor is overated af but also under rated.. his stand up is still elite and fw is all strikers who arent as good as him.
     
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  19. BluntForceTrama Black Belt

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    Watching him get down to 145 was almost as fun as the actual fights
     
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    Conor is not the GOAT of anything besides popularity.

    Aldo and even Holloway are both above Conor as far as FW legacy is concerned.
     
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