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UFC superstar Conor McGregor set to appear on SI cover

Already a global fighting and fitness icon, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s image now graces the cover of Sports Illustrated.

It’s the first SI cover for the brash Irishman, who was scheduled to fight lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196 on March 5 in an attempt to become the first UFC fighter to capture titles in two weight classes.

MORE ON CONOR MCGREGOR: Watch: Free Fight - McGregor vs. Chad Mendes | Free Fight - McGregor vs. Diego Brandao | McGregor vs. Jose Aldo on UFC FIGHT PASS | Check out McGregor's fighter profile | Buy tickets to UFC 196

Sports Illustrated traveled to Ireland to catch up with McGregor on his home soil.For outtakes from the interview, continue reading

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