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UFC 246 results: Conor McGregor TKO’s Donald Cerrone in just 40 seconds

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Conor McGregor just ran through Donald Cerrone 40-seconds into the UFC 246 main event.

MMA: UFC 246-McGregor vs Cerrone Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The top of the UFC 246 billing just closed out with Conor McGregor running right through Donald Cerrone, scoring a TKO in a sporty 40-seconds. He blasted Cowboy with a ferocious head kick and didn’t let him off the hook. He landed a swarm of strikes until the referee pulled him off. This is McGregor’s first win since November of 2016. As for Cowboy, this makes three-straight losses for the longtime veteran. This bout delivered as advertised, being fireworks from start to the quick finish.

McGregor busted open Cerrone with a series of shoulder punches from the clinch. He then blasted Cowboy with a killer head kick that wobbled him. McGregor pounced on Cowboy against the cage, forcing him to fold to the canvas. A plethora of ground strikes came crashing in, and although he had every chance to improve his position, Cowboy was done. The referee stepped in and called off the bout.

Conor McGregor def. Donald Cerrone by TKO at :40 of round 1: Welterweight