UFC Signs Joseph Duffy, Last Person To Defeat Conor McGregor

In a little over a week UFC star Conor McGregor is set to headline UFC Fight Night against Dennis Siver in a face off that could get him the next title shot against Jose Aldo. This past week the UFC signed someone who could show McGregor up, Joseph Duffy.

The news was confirmed by Duffy on Twitter.

Duffy, a lightweight, submitted McGregor in a 2010 bout, and also owns a submission victory over UFC lightweight Norman Parke. In all, the 26 year-old Duffy, also a native of Ireland, is 12-1, with his lone loss coming in 2011.

Duffy’s last contact with the UFC was when he was selected for season twelve of The Ultimate Fighter, but lost in his bout to fight his way into the TUF house. Duffy will come over from the top European MMA promotion, Cage Warriors, is rumoured to be making his UFC debut in March or April.

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