UFC president Dana White has insisted the brawl after Conor McGregor’s defeat does not reflect the sport of mixed martial arts as a whole.Read the full story ›
Irishman Conor McGregor will face Russia's Khabib Nurmagomedov in Las Vegas later this year.Read the full story ›
MMA star Conor McGregor has appeared in court in New York for a brief hearing on charges stemming from a backstage melee caught on camera.Read the full story ›
Conor McGregor has responded to being stripped of his lightweight title in true ‘Notorious’ style, telling the UFC: “Yous do nothing.”Read the full story ›
Ballymena fighter Rhys McKee has earned himself the BAMMA world lightweight title, after defeating the only man to have ever beaten him.Read the full story ›
Ballymena’s Rhys McKee is aiming to win the BAMMA world lightweight title this Friday night, when he takes on the only man to ever beat him.Read the full story ›
MMA star Conor McGregor has apologised after being involved in an angry altercation with a referee at a recent Bellator event in Dublin.Read the full story ›
MMA’s Conor McGregor has said he hopes a documentary about his meteoric rise to stardom inspires fans to “achieve greatness”.Read the full story ›
The war of words is continuing between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather ahead of their lucrative fight in Las Vegas on Saturday night.Read the full story ›
The final countdown is on to the fight the world is talking about, with Dublin MMA star Conor McGregor set to face boxing legend Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas.
It may be billed by many as a mis-match, but money is the driving force behind the showpiece bout.
Four years ago, McGregor was picking up €200 a week in dole cheques.
On Saturday night, he stands to make at least $75m from his first ever professional boxing match.
McGregor may be the king of UFC, but it is 40-year-old Mayweather who is expected to triumph and surpass the great Rocky Marciano’s record by going 50 fights undefeated.
If he wins the 16th belt of his career, it will certainly be the most extravagant one as the specially made WBC belt has been encrusted with over 3,500 diamonds.
“What ifs” have dominated conversations around the globe, with the younger McGregor certainly tipping himself to stage an upset over his veteran opponent.
But then no one has ever accused him of lacking confidence …