UFC

  • Conor McGregor contractually forbidden from ‘going rogue’, throwing elbows or kicks at Floyd Mayweather

    It appears that Floyd Mayweather insisted on pure boxing rules for his fight with Conor McGregor, and it will cost Conor a lot of money if he goes off script.

  • Conor McGregor could face legal action for standing on top of rented Rolls-Royce

    A car hire company could be looking to take legal action against McGregor after he was pictured standing on the bonnet of one of their vehicles.

    Conor McGregor may have put his troubles with the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) behind him, reducing his $75,000 bottle-throwing fine to $25,000, but the Irishman could be facing legal action from a UK-based luxury car hire company after he was pictured standing on one of their Rolls-Royce vehicles.

  • Conor McGregor hopes to ‘legitimize’ UFC lightweight title with long-awaited defense

    After a run of “money fights,” we may finally see a UFC title defense from lightweight champion Conor McGregor in the near future.

    Conor McGregor seems finally ready to defend his UFC title. As the organization’s most popular fighter (by far) – and the only one currently who attracts a mainstream audience – the Irishman superstar has had a run of “money fights”; fights that don’t make the most sense going by the rankings but receive lots of attention and a lot of pay-per-views. Most notably, McGregor’s last bout, his boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather in August.

  • Conor McGregor insists he’s still two-weight champion: ‘You ain't doing nothing’

    Conor McGregor claims he has yet to be contacted by the UFC regarding the stripping of his featherweight title.

    In late November, reports surfaced about the stripping of Conor McGregor’s UFC featherweight title. After being unable to defend it for an entire year, the UFC had apparently decided to take it away from him and reinstate then interim titleholder Jose Aldo as the undisputed 145-pound world champion.

  • Conor McGregor issues statement on signing ‘historic contract’ to fight Floyd Mayweather

    Conor McGregor spoke about signing a deal to box Floyd Mayweather.

    Dana White recently went on TNT after an NBA Playoffs broadcast to give an update about the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor boxing match, and announce that McGregor’s side of the deal has been finalized. The two-division champion has since issued his own statement, saying he has signed a historic contract.

  • Conor McGregor pleads guilty to disorderly conduct, avoids jail time for bus attack

    Conor McGregor avoided jail time and will not have a criminal record for his actions prior to UFC 223.

    Conor McGregor will not be serving jail time for his actions prior to UFC 223, and his travel visa will not be affected, clearing his way to resume his MMA career.

  • Conor McGregor ranked at 24 in Forbes’ Top 100 highest paid athletes list for 2017

    Three boxers also join Conor McGregor in Forbes’ top 100 list.

    Last year, Conor McGregor was ranked #85 in Forbes’ Top 100 Highest Paid Athletes list after having 3 successful pay-per-view bouts with the UFC. This year, he was credited for just 2 fights, but he still managed to earn significantly more, jumping up 61 slots to #24 on the list.

  • Conor McGregor responds to Floyd Mayweather: ‘F—k the Mayweathers, except Senior and Roger’

    Conor McGregor issues a response to Floyd Mayweather’s offer to train at the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas.

    A little over a year ago, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor fought each other in a highly-publicized boxing match. As expected by many, it was Mayweather who ended up winning via TKO, his first stoppage win in six years.

  • Conor McGregor says UFC ‘must entice me’: ‘I want equity, I want ownership’

    UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has laid out some demands for his next fight.

    Whether it is a trilogy fight against Nate Diaz or a unification title fight against Tony Ferguson, Conor McGregor’s next MMA career move remains unclear. But what is certain is that he is not open to just sign on the dotted line of a contract without a handsome deal in place.

  • Conor McGregor told Dana White that 'bum' Tony Ferguson doesn't deserve 'a f—-ing dime'

    According to Dana White, Conor McGregor had some harsh words for top-ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson.

    Many fans consider Tony Ferguson to be the unofficial No. 1 contender in the UFC lightweight rankings, but 155-pound champion Conor McGregor doesn't think 'El Cucuy' deserves a 'f—-ing dime'.

  • Conor McGregor turns down Vasyl Lomachenko’s offer: ‘He’s skilled, but he’s not applicable in this camp’

    Conor McGregor declines Vasyl Lomachenko’s offer to step in as a sparring partner.

    Conor McGregor’s recent rifts with sparring partners have been a talked about topic, as of late. This all stemmed from his conflict with former world champion Paulie Malignaggi about some leaked boxing photos and supposed “mistreatment” and other issues.

  • Conor McGregor wants to rematch Nate Diaz at proposed weight class of 165 lbs.

    Conor McGregor would like to ‘spearhead’ a new weight division and fight Nate Diaz at 165 lbs.

    There’s been a lot of talk about the UFC adding a new 165-pound weight class to its rankings, but head president Dana White is not so fond of the idea.

  • Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather press conference set for July 11 in Los Angeles

    It looks like Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather will face off for the first time on July 11th.

    Are you ready for the promotional vehicle to start moving forward for the big Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match on August 26th? Well, it’s about to. Despite reports that McGregor and Mayweather would hold their first press conference in London, it appears that they will go face-to-face in Los Angeles first. On July 11th at the Staples Center, to be exact.

  • Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov attend FIFA World Cup Final in Moscow

    Next step, get them inside the Octagon.

    The world tuned in to see France and Croatia in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia. In an absolutely thrilling contest, France defeated the surprise first-time finalists 4-2, giving them their second World Cup triumph in their history.

  • Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov suspended 10 days for brawl at UFC 229

    Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor are being suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for a brawl that erupted inside and outside the octagon after their lightweight title fight last weekend in Las Vegas.

    Letters were sent Wednesday informing both fighters that they will be suspended for at least 10 days effective Oct. 15, commission executive Bob Bennett said Thursday.

  • Conor McGregor, Ronda Rousey led UFC to record-setting pay-per-view year

    The UFC had five pay-per-view events eclipse one million buys, four of which were headlined by Conor McGregor or Ronda Rousey.

    The UFC’s 2016 was a fantastic one in terms of viewership. Through three Conor McGregor fights, Ronda Rousey’s end-of-year return, and Brock Lesnar’s one-off comeback, the UFC had an extraordinary five PPVs reach at least one million buys in a calendar year, which is a first for either MMA or boxing. MMA Fighting’s Dave Meltzer broke down the numbers.

  • Conor McGregor: ‘100 percent’ my next fight will be in boxing, Mayweather and UFC like ‘good business’

    Conor McGregor is confident that he will compete in boxing, not MMA, on his next bout.

    Conor McGregor doubled up on recent talks about a possible boxing match with Floyd Mayweather. According to the 2-division MMA champion, whether the UFC is on board on not, he is confident his next bout will be in a ring instead of a cage.

  • Conor McGregor: ‘How can I not consider myself the UFC featherweight world champion?’

    Conor McGregor believes he is still the UFC 145-pound champion, even if it is Max Holloway who holds the current title.

    Conor McGregor set a new record in November 2016 at UFC 205 when he won the UFC lightweight belt. This made him the first and only fighter to hold two titles from two different weight classes at the same time.

  • Conor McGregor: Floyd Mayweather told me ‘MMA next’

    Conor McGregor reveals what Floyd Mayweather was saying to him during their face off at the first presser in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

    After almost a year of social media wars that led to the fight’s finalization in June, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor finally shared the stage on Tuesday at the fight’s kick-off presser in Los Angeles. Their staredown afterward was already an event itself, but the words exchanged were inaudible from the crowd’s point of view.

  • Conor McGregor: I have this ‘patch of fatigue’ I must overcome

    Conor McGregor admits he needs to work on his conditioning for future fights.

    While Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s superior boxing prowess was on display on Saturday night, another major factor for Conor McGregor’s loss was fatigue. It has been his problem since he fought Nate Diaz at UFC 196 more than a year ago.