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Conor McGregor no longer ‘double-champ,’ relinquishes featherweight belt

Irish UFC fighter Conor McGregor will relinquish his featherweight UFC belt to allow for a new title fight. The move comes after the UFC scrambled to fill the main bout at next month’s UFC 206.

Max Holloway and Anthony Pettis will now battle for the interim belt in Toronto on December 10, with the winner likely to face Jose Aldo in 2017. Aldo currently holds an interim belt in the division after defeating Frankie Edgar in July. – READ MORE