Depending on who you talk to, McGregor could be in for his biggest test to date, since the lightweight champ is arguably the most well rounded foe he’s faced. RDA has a punishing striking game, as well as solid takedowns and a BJJ black belt.
We haven’t seen much of McGregor’s ground game in the UFC, since he’s been putting away much of his opposition while standing. Chad Mendes, however, did take McGregor down several times, and you can watch their memorable scrap below.
UFC 196 will go down on March 5th in Las Vegas.