Khabib’s manger responds to Conor McGregor’s fight analysis

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager has given Conor McGregor’s assessment of his defeat by the lightweight champion short shrift. McGregor analysed his loss in a lengthy Instagram post on Monday, admitting he had come off second best. But his breakdown was criticised by Ali Abdelaziz, the controversial figure who represents Nurmagomedov, who has his own ideas as to how the bout played […]

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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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Will we care about Conor McGregor a year from now?

LAS VEGAS — This weekend will see not only the biggest mixed martial arts clash of 2018, but is on course to become the most-watched pay-per-view in Ultimate Fighting Championship history. The reason for that can be boiled down to one man, Conor McGregor, whose violent instincts have made him one of the world’s most dangerous fighters and whose unabashed […]

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