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Just like that, Conor McGregor is back in control

In a matter of just 40 seconds, McGregor knocked out Donald Cerrone at UFC 246. So where does he go from here?

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McGregor stuns Cerrone in opening seconds

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WHAT'S NEXT?

Who should be next for Conor McGregor, Donald Cerrone?

Should McGregor wait for a lightweight title shot or stay active against a tough foe?

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Bisping: McGregor's next opponent should be Masvidal

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'THE NOTORIOUS' RETURNS

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Moments of UFC 246: Conor at the mic, Cowboy's grandma and Maycee's stumble

Conor McGregor's TKO made the loudest splash, but it wasn't the only noteworthy moment at UFC 246.

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Conor McGregor breaks down TKO win over Cerrone

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Chael Sonnen impressed by Conor McGregor after being out 460 days

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WHEN SPORTS COLLIDE

NFL stars take in UFC 246

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LeBron James, Joel Embiid and MMA stars react to Conor McGregor's win

McGregor's win wowed many of his peers and athletes from other major pro sports, including James and Embiid.

REACTION TO THE RESULTS

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Askar Askarov wobbles Tim Elliott with big right hand

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Sabrina Mazo tags JJ Aldrich with a high kick

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MCGREGOR'S PATH

White: McGregor's star power is comparable to Tyson, Holyfield, Leonard

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From phenom to troubled star, the arc of Conor McGregor's UFC career

As Conor McGregor nears first UFC fight in more than a year, we look at the extreme highs and lows of a remarkable career.

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Irish eyes: Controversies complicate Conor McGregor's return

A trip to his native Ireland reveals that they extend well beyond the Octagon.

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