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Video: Conor McGregor knocks out Conon O'Brien ... in new EA Sports UFC 2 video game

The dreaded EA Sports cover curse strikes again.

Conor McGregor may have lost a high stakes matchup with Nate Diaz in the UFC 196 pay-per-view (PPV) main event one week ago (replay), but if there's anything that can help the "Notorious" featherweight champion recover from his first Octagon loss, it's that he toasted late night talk show personality Conan O'Brien in the virtual world.

After McGregor was done showing Conan his skills in the Brazilian martial art Capoeira on the Conan O'Brien Show during fight week, the Dubliner downed him in a few lopsided contests held in the new UFC 2 video game.

What he achieved was nothing short of legendary.

McGregor repeatedly collapsed his fellow Irishman with a litany of spinning attacks and ground shots.

When it comes to the real life side of things, the SBG Ireland representative will be heading back to the 145-pound class to defend his belt for the first time against either Jose Aldo or Frankie Edgar.

For more on the fallout from UFC 196 click here.

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