Conor McGregor News

Jun 28, 2017 7:41 am

Daniel Cormier praises “greatest promoter of all time” Conor McGregor

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will take his first steps into the professional boxing arena opposite undefeated defensive specialist and possible GOAT Floyd Mayweather Jr. It’s a fight that initially seemed almost impossible, but one that ultimately came to fruition. In the opinion of UFC light heavyweight champion and Fox Sports analyst...

Jun 27, 2017 12:43 pm

New photos of Conor McGregor training for Floyd Mayweather

Conor McGregor‘s training camp for his August 26 boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr. is now well underway. The UFC lightweight champ is currently undergoing a crash course on the sweet science in Ireland, and will soon relocate to Vegas, where he spend the duration of his camp. Today, McGregor shared a number of photos...


Jun 27, 2017 12:25 pm

Kevin Lee says Conor McGregor will be on the “decline” after Mayweather fight

UFC lightweight Kevin Lee is fresh off his first round submission win over Michael Chiesa this Sunday in Oklahoma City, which saw him continue his impressive win streak. Prior to the fight, there were reports of Lee training at Floyd Mayweather’s gym in order to help Mayweather prepare for his upcoming August 26th showdown with...

Jun 27, 2017 11:29 am

John Kavanagh: Conor McGregor could beat Floyd Mayweather with three more weeks of training

The official announcement of UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor’s boxing match with undefeated defensive great Floyd Mayweather Jr. is now several weeks old. As such, McGregor’s training camp is now well underway. While McGregor is still a significant underdog heading into this fight, his head coach John Kavanagh has suggested that things are going¬†very¬†well as...

Jun 27, 2017 11:03 am

Manny Pacquiao giving Conor McGregor no chance against Floyd Mayweather

This Saturday, famed boxer Manny Pacquiao will step into the Octagon for a highly anticipated return to the ring. Ahead of that fight however, it’s impossible to ignore the magnitude of the impending Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match set to take place on August 26th. Ahead of his fight on Saturday, Pacquiao spoke...

Jun 26, 2017 12:11 pm

Coach John Kavanagh claims Conor McGregor plans to return to the Octagon this year

Given that Conor McGregor will make far more money than he ever has in MMA for his August 26 boxing match with Floyd Mayweather, widespread doubt has emerged that he will ever return to the UFC’s Octagon. According to McGregor’s head coach John Kavanagh, who spoke on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, however, money...

Jun 24, 2017 2:14 pm

Kenny Florian explains what Conor McGregor needs to do to defeat Floyd Mayweather

On August 26th, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will look to do what no other man has accomplished, and hand Floyd Mayweather his first professional loss. Leading up to the fight, many have predicted that Conor McGregor‘s best chance at winning the fight lies in his power, which he will look to use to put...

Jun 23, 2017 12:58 pm

VIDEO | 40-year-old Floyd Mayweather shows off physique ahead of Conor McGregor fight

The massive money fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is just about two months away. With both fighters training for the boxing match, we got a look at the 40-year-old Mayweather and his physique after coming out of retirement with his last fight taking place in 2015. While many from the world of boxing...

Jun 23, 2017 11:15 am

Mayweather coach admits he’s “concerned” with power of Conor McGregor

While Floyd Mayweather is arguably the most defensively skilled boxer of this generation, ahead of his fight on August 26th however, many are questioning whether Mayweather has fought someone with the power of Conor McGregor. According to McGregor’s striking coach Owen Roddy, the UFC lightweight champion hits with the power of a middleweight, which explains...

Jun 23, 2017 10:15 am

John Kavanagh reveals tentative plan for Conor McGregor UFC return

On August 26th, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the ring for a highly anticipated showdown with undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather at the T-Mobile arena in what could very well go down as the biggest fight of all time. Ahead of that fight, many fans have questioned when, or if, Conor McGregor will...

Jun 23, 2017 10:01 am

Floyd Mayweather’s coach questions legitimacy of Conor McGregor sparring footage

Over a year ago, Conor McGregor brought in South African boxing champion Chris Van Heerden to help him prepare for his rematch with Nate Diaz. Conor McGregor then posted footage of the pair sparring to his social media accounts, showing himself tagging Van Heerden repeatedly. That didn’t sit too well with Van Heerden, who was...

Jun 23, 2017 8:04 am

Dana White sends message to fan who ‘bought’ McGregor-Mayweather tickets

While the combat sports community is understandably thrilled and anxious for the highly anticipated Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match on August 26th at the T-Mobile arena, one fan may have jumped the gun in regards to buying their tickets for the historic event. A fan told me he bought tix already. I want...

Jun 22, 2017 10:49 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather sparring for Conor McGregor

The countdown is now underway for the highly anticipated Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match on August 26th, where Mayweather will look to extend his undefeated record to 50-0 as he looks to dispatch of the UFC lightweight champion. On the flip side however, McGregor will look to pick up his first professional boxing...

Jun 21, 2017 1:28 pm

GGG & Canelo Alvarez weigh-in on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

On September 16th, Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin, also known as ‘Triple G’ will step into the ring for a highly anticipated middleweight title fight against Canelo Alvarez many years in the making. Several weeks before however, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, and undefeated prizefighter Floyd Mayweather will step into the ring at the T-Mobile Arena for...

Jun 21, 2017 12:47 pm

Nate Diaz slapped with lawsuit seeking over $1 million in damages

UFC star Nate Diaz may now be in the most costly fight of his career. On Wednesday, TMZ reported that the Stockton native had a lawsuit filed against him by The Ballengee Group, who previously represented Diaz as an agent. According to TMZ, “The Ballengee Group filed a lawsuit in District Court in Dallas claiming...

Jun 21, 2017 12:23 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor using interesting training method for accuracy

As Conor McGregor stated following his 13 second KO win over Jose Aldo, “precision beats power, and timing beats speed.” Now, ahead of McGregor’s August 26th fight against Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor has once again enlisted the help of movement coach Ido Portal to help him prepare for the puzzle that is Floyd Mayweather. Ahead...

Jun 21, 2017 10:35 am

Artist explains the Conor McGregor knocking out Floyd Mayweather mural

Ahead of Conor McGregor‘s highly anticipated August 26th showdown with Floyd Mayweather, the champ showed off a massive mural on the wall of his gym which depicts him knocking out Mayweather. The mural instantly drew attention from fight fans due to the level of boldness displayed. However, as it turns out, it wasn’t McGregor who...

Jun 21, 2017 10:12 am

VIDEO | First footage of Floyd Mayweather training for Conor McGregor

With just 68 days to go until Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather step into the ring together at the T-Mobile Arena, training camp is underway for both men ahead of what is being called the biggest fight in combat sports history. Mayweather, who will be seeking his 50th professional win as he looks to extend...

Jun 21, 2017 9:21 am

VIDEO | Watch Conor McGregor and Dana White meet for the first time

Check out the first face-to-face conversation Conor McGregor had with Dana White. Today, Conor McGregor is the biggest star in mixed martial arts, and one of the biggest stars in sports outright. It is his status as such that helped him shoehorn his way into a boxing match with undefeated pugilist Floyd Mayweather Jr., which...

Jun 20, 2017 2:38 pm

Oscar De La Hoya once again rips “irrelevant” McGregor vs. Mayweather fight

On August 26th, Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather will compete in what many consider the biggest fight in combat sports history. With that being said however, not everyone shares the same enthusiasm regarding the fight. Boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya even went as far as to pen a lengthy letter in an attempt to...