Conor McGregor Promotion To BJJ Black Belt
McGregor is a renowned name in BJJ. He is the featherweight champion and the Former lightweight champion. Recently, he received his Black Belt from his coach, John Raymond Kavanagh. His millions of fans across the globe were waiting anxiously for his Black Belt Promotion. Since he was unable to compete in BJJ for a long time, followers were waiting for his comeback.
McGregor BJJ Journey
He is the most regarded BJJ player due to his impeccable skills and striking abilities. McGregor has been showing his unstoppable moves and knocking out the opponent for more than two decades. His dedication, commitment, and equally majestic presence have earned him the most wanted BJJ rank, the black belt.
Although McGregor hardly relied on the BJJ skills, he was more interested in mixed martial arts. He continued training in MMA, but his grappling skills honed his overall ability to submit to the opponent. His BJJ training also supported him to knock out those who were BJJ champions but then shifted to UFC.
Most Used BJJ Technique
McGregor used his takedown submission technique to turn the table whenever he observed a match transitioning into a ground-based fight. He always received appreciation from the legends of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. After promoting to black belt, Gordon Rayan and Gilbert Burns appreciated his efforts and BJJ skills. Both of them showed immense happiness on his promotion. Everyone desires to get the Black Belt to accomplish their career goals.
McGregor Shared His Achievement On Instagram
McGregor shared this news with the fans through his official Instagram page. He mentioned he had struggled for over 20 years to this day. Now, he has achieved his goal, thanking his mentor, colleagues, and all others in his jiu-jitsu journey.
“Received my black belt tonight from my coach, friend, and mentor, John Kavanagh of SBG Ireland! 20 years of hard work! Thank you John for everything over the years, and to all of my teammates throughout this incredible jiu-jitsu journey! Thank you all so much from the bottom of my heart! A Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt, wow! Praise be to God and then Helio. I’ll be in the Gi in it tomorrow Helio, I promise, and I cannot wait! What a buzz.”
He also thanked his head coach, John Kavanagh,
“Thank you John, means the world!”
After the great achievement, his fans are happy and looking forward to watching the more enthralling BJJ matches. Of course, it is a tremendous joyous moment for the player and his followers, but much more is to come. He has been away from the BJJ mat since 2021 due to his leg injury. Now, fans are expecting his marvelos come back soon.