Conor McGregor's defeat at the hands of Nate Diaz at UFC 196 last weekend may have come as a shock to many.

His defeat of Conan O'Brien, however, was almost guaranteed from the start.

The late-night talk show host met the UFC featherweight champion on O'Brien's popular "Clueless Gamer" segment which aired on Thursday night.

Watch the thrashing of O'Brien's almost-too-lifelike avatar below.