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Conor McGregor to fight in UFC's New York debut Nov. 12

Conor McGregor will fight for Eddie Alvarez's lightweight title in the UFC's debut in New York.

The mixed martial arts promotion announced the main event Monday night for UFC 205 on Nov. 12 at Madison Square Garden in the UFC's first show in the state.

McGregor (20-3) is a wildly popular Irish brawler who has become the UFC's biggest active star in the past two years with a series of gritty fights and a loquacious promotional style.

Although he won the UFC's featherweight title in December with a 13-second knockout of Jose Aldo, his last two fights were lucrative welterweight bouts against Nate Diaz, with McGregor avenging his loss to Diaz in August.

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