(SI.com)Conor McGregor Lands Cover of Sports Illustrated José Youngs February 23, 2016 News, Spotlight, UFC If any one was arguing UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor hadn’t crossed over into the mainstream, the argument ends now. On Tuesday morning, Sports Illustrated revealed the brash talking Irishman will become just the third mixed martial arts fighter to grace it’s cover. Roger Huerta and Ronda Rousey previously appeared on the cover. The complete cover can be found HERE, courtesy of SI.com. McGregor (18-2) is currently looking for a new opponent after lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from their UFC 196 superfight with a broken foot. The man known as “Notorious” earned his 145-pound title with a blistering 13-second knockout over former champion and pound-for-pound best Jose Aldo, snapping the Brazilian’s 15 fight win streak. Prior to this record setting performance, the man known as “Notorious” earned the interim featherweight title with a second round TKO over Chad Mendes at UFC 189. The brash talking Irishman has not tasted defeat since 2010 while earning 18 stoppage wins, including 17 by way of knockout.