Inside Conor McGregor’s week after controversial defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov

Conor McGregor now has a week of reflection following his brutal defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov and the chaotic scenes that marred UFC 229. The Irishman still won, sort of, despite the loss, picking up close to £38m once PPV numbers are settled. His future remains unclear, with a rematch his preferred option. Next week will likely be more relaxing as […]

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McGregor’s prediction for how much he would earn for Khabib fight is way off

Conor McGregor’s defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov smashed MMA pay-per-view records. But the Irishman’s prediction over how much he would make from the fight appear to be wide of the mark. McGregor was beaten by Khabib in Las Vegas although the action inside the cage was marred by shocking violent scenes after the fight. Khabib climbed the cage and launched himself […]

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McGregor and Khabib both suspended following UFC 229 brawl

Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov will be temporarily suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission pending a full enquiry. The pair were involved in a brawl following their lightweight title fight at UFC 229 on Saturday night. Both McGregor and Nurmagomedov will be given a 10-day suspension on October 15. The NSAC will then vote on October 24 as to […]

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Huge upset at UFC 229 as Conor McGregor’s comeback ends in defeat

Khabib Nurmagomedov shocked the world as the UFC lightweight champion retained his title with a huge upset over Conor McGregor . The Russian retained his UFC lightweight title in emphatic style with a brutal fourth round submission at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Khabib controlled the fight and won with a rear-naked choke. But Nurmagomedov’s deplorable actions afterwards marred […]

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Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov UFC 229 fight date and time

Conor McGregor is back! The Irishman will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon when he takes on Khabib Nurmagomedov for the world lightweight title. It will be McGregor’s first fight in the UFC since he stopped Eddie Alvarez in the second round in November 2016. Since then the former two-weight world champion has become a father and swapped mixed […]

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Conor McGregor late for press conference, opponent Khabib Nurmagomedov won’t wait

LAS VEGAS — Conor McGregor cranked up the mind games further ahead of his UFC 229 main event showdown with Khabib Nurmagomedov on Thursday, by failing to show up on time for the pair's televised public press conference. McGregor and lightweight champion Nurmagomedov were due to address the media jointly in front of a crowd of around 2,500 at the […]

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Conor McGregor is losing fans in Ireland because of his bombastic persona, ex-teammate says

LAS VEGAS — While Conor McGregor still enjoys huge support from his countrymen, there is a significant and growing segment of Irish society that has been turned off by his over-the-top, outrageous and sometimes violent antics. Myles Price is a former teammate of McGregor. In the early part of this decade Price was regarded as the best lightweight in Ireland, while […]

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McGregor defies UFC again by making big admission ahead of Nurmagomedov bout

Conor McGregor has defied the UFC once again by insisting his press conference with Khabib Nurmagomedov is open to the public. McGregor will face off with lightweight champion Nurmagomedov at Radio City Music Hall in New York on Thursday evening ahead of their bout next month. Promoters said that the event will be closed to the public and invited fans […]

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