Conor McGregor News

Jan 22, 2018 5:54 am

If Khabib Nurmagomedov wins the belt, he might deny Conor McGregor an immediate title shot

On April 7, interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson and undefeated contender Khabib Nurmagomedov will battle for a lightweight title. Will it be the interim title currently owned by Ferguson, or the undisputed title currently owned by Conor McGregor? Dana White was incredibly unclear when asked about this at a press conference in Boston, refusing to say whether...

Jan 20, 2018 12:49 pm

VIDEO | Dana White Expects Gigantic Names to Fight in the UFC This Year

As the smoke settles from the announcement that Tony Ferguson will fight Khabib Nurmagomedov potentially for the UFC undisputed lightweight title, it turns out that this is only the beginning of what could be the biggest year for the organization of all time. That is, if half the things Dana White predicts will happen actually...

Jan 20, 2018 11:15 am

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson Isn’t Concerning Himself With Convoluted Lightweight Title Politics

< After the UFC 223 press conference yesterday, a lot of people were confused. Dana White has since tried to clarify, but the UFC’s lightweight title picture is still murky. Conor McGregor hasn’t been stripped, yet Tony Ferguson‘s upcoming fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov is for the undisputed belt. Basically, the UFC is waiting until McGregor...

Jan 20, 2018 8:55 am

Dana White on Conor McGregor and lightweight title picture: The division has to go on

Dana White dodged answering if Conor McGregor will be stripped of his undisputed lightweight title during the Boston press conference On Friday leading up to UFC 220, which takes place today. Instead, White insisted that the winner of Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov “will be the champion.” However, White did state that McGregor’s ideal plan...

Jan 20, 2018 7:05 am

Francis Ngannou Hits Nearly 4 Times Harder Than Conor McGregor

If you didn’t catch the video when it first came out, by now you’ve probably heard the stat during the promotional whirlwind for UFC 220. Francis Ngannou has the record for the hardest punch in the world. Ngannou rocketed his huge fist into the high-tech padding and it spit out a huge number 129,161 units....

Jan 19, 2018 12:56 pm

Conor McGregor’s Coach Visualizes Another Infamous KO for in Eventual Khabib Clash

We are only an hour away from a press conference officially announcing Khabib Nurmagomedov’s fight with Tony Ferguson. As of right now, it’s for the interim UFC lightweight title, but there have been talks that it will eventually be for the undisputed title and that Conor McGregor will be stripped of his second title. His...

Jan 19, 2018 6:51 am

Conor McGregor’s Coach Predicts Khabib Nurmagomedov Beats Tony Ferguson

It’s official. It was reported, we confirmed it, Dana White backed the report up and later today there is a press conference on it. Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov will try to fight once again. The word is it won’t be for an interim title, but for the undisputed title, which may be confirmed today...

Jan 18, 2018 3:17 pm

Conor McGregor’s Coach Doesn’t Care What Belt Ferguson and Khabib Fight For

The entire week we’ve been tracking the news of what will decide the fate of the UFC lightweight title. Khabib Nurmagomedov is slated to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 223 in Brooklyn, supposedly for the undisputed belt. This is news to Conor McGregor and his camp, but despite the possibility of it happening, they don’t...

Jan 16, 2018 12:27 pm

Report | Undisputed lightweight title fight to be announced during UFC 220 festivities

Over the last few weeks, we’ve all been wondering what is going to happen at the top of the UFC lightweight division. Will undisputed champion Conor McGregor return? If he does, will he defend his title against interim champion Tony Ferguson or streaking contender Khabib Nurmagomedov? If he doesn’t, will we get Ferguson vs. Nurmagomedov? And...

Jan 13, 2018 2:03 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan Believes That the UFC Will Strip Conor McGregor

As chaotic as the MMA world is right now, the UFC’s lightweight division is still ridiculous. Eddie Alvarez jsut got off an extremely violent win over Justin Gaethje and is waiting for a huge fight. Khabib Nurmagomedov is back and on warpath. Tony Ferguson is the interim lightweight belt holder and still recovering from elbow...

Jan 11, 2018 2:29 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor’s Camp is Studying Khabib Nurmagomedov Footage

Khabib Nurmagomedov hasn’t stopped campaigning for a huge fight ever since he dominated the dangerous Edson Barboza at UFC 219. Dana White has said that the next fight will be against Tony Ferguson, but that whether it’d be for the interim lightweight title or the undisputed title, would be up to Conor McGregor. However, things...

Jan 10, 2018 2:39 pm

Richard Branson Presents Conor McGregor with the Pendulum Lifetime Achievement Award

All the talk of last year was the showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. Today, another billionaire shared the stage with a millionaire at the Pendulum Summit as it took over the Convention Centre Dublin. English business magnate Sir Richard Branson met with the UFC’s self-proclaimed ‘Champ Champ’ and presented him Pendulum’s inaugural Lifetime Achievement...

Jan 9, 2018 6:33 am

Conor McGregor shares touching story after charity work at children’s hospital

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is always in the news – and not always for the best reasons. Despite the controversy that so often surrounds him, however, McGregor continues to do good work in his community, using his platform to help wherever he can. In fact, McGregor recently visited the Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in...

Jan 8, 2018 8:06 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor shows fans why he gets so many speeding tickets

The people of Ireland I love you 🍀❤ A post shared by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on Jan 8, 2018 at 12:46am PST Late in the year 2017, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor appeared in court in Dublin, where he faced his third charge for speeding after reportedly driving driving 98 mph in a 60-mph zone...

Jan 6, 2018 6:03 pm

Conor McGregor’s coach responds to Tony Ferguson’s “defend or vacate” request

Conor McGregor’s coach responds to Tony Ferguson’s “defend or vacate” request! Since claiming the promotions interim lightweight title by submitting Kevin Lee at UFC 216, Tony Ferguson has been busy campaigning for Conor McGregor to defend or vacate his lightweight strap. “El Cucuy” has issued numerous tweets directed at “Mystic Mac” with almost every social...

Jan 6, 2018 11:19 am

VIDEO | 5 Years Ago Conor McGregor Became Two-Division Cage Warriors Champion

#OnThisDay in 2012: @TheNotoriousMMA became double @CageWarriors champ! 📽 https://t.co/TMZIENdJ5x pic.twitter.com/Su3KfnZK9p — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) December 31, 2017 It was November of 2016. Conor McGregor finished Eddie Alvarez and held two UFC titles above his head, declaring that the Champ Champ does what he wants. This wasn’t the first time this happened. Before the flame-spitting...

Jan 5, 2018 12:34 pm

Conor McGregor lashes out at Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza once again

It’s quite clear that UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is not very fond of Showtime Sports Executive Stephen Espinoza. During the Mayweather vs. McGregor world tour press conference, McGregor felt that he was being set up by Showtime at every chance they got. “The Notorious” called out Espinoza, calling him a “weasel” after his mic...

Jan 3, 2018 9:44 am

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Spit Fire to Dana White in the Parking Lot After UFC 219

Imagine watching Khabib Nurmagomedov dominating arguably the most dangerous striker in the lightweight division. Not only that, but somehow he’s talking to you while he’s doing it. Now imagine that this man is waiting on your car after UFC 219 to talk with you. That’s what happened to Dana White at UFC 219. Nurmagomedov greeted...

Jan 2, 2018 1:05 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor’s Made a Surprising Prediction About Khabib Nurmagomedov in 2015

Throwback to 2015 when Conor McGregor predicted that Khabib Nurmagomedov would one day have the Lightweight title. pic.twitter.com/pzJT9U6WoR — UFC India (@UFCIndia) December 31, 2017 They call him ‘Mystic Mac’. Conor McGregor has made a name for himself his entire career by making predictions. Once you stop and count them all, it’s actually eerie and...

Jan 2, 2018 12:47 pm

Dana White opens up on one fight Conor McGregor wants ‘really bad’

Conor McGregor was described as “obsessed” after he lost to Nate Diaz at UFC 196. Coach John Kavanagh even mentioned that the loss to Diaz stung much worse for the current UFC lightweight champion than the Mayweather loss did. However, according to Dana White, the loss to Mayweather seems to be growing on “The Notorious.”...

Jan 1, 2018 10:02 pm

Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov continue to go at each other in Twitter beef

Conor McGregor was surely paying attention to one fight that took place over the weekend at UFC 219. Current number 2 UFC ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov put on another impressive performance with his dominant win over Edson Barboza. Early Monday, McGregor, the current UFC lightweight champion and Nurmagomedov went at each other on Twitter. McGregor...