Archive: Conor McGregor

Aug 7, 2015 6:58 am

Aldo: ‘I’m going to run over McGregor’

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo was forced to pull out of last month’s UFC 189 event headliner opposite Conor McGregor because of a rib injury. The longtime featherweight title holder spoke to Fox Sports at last weekend’s UFC 190 event in Brazil, where he discussed the difficult decision to pullout of UFC 189 and the...

Jul 16, 2015 12:51 pm

Aldo Didn’t Watch UFC 189, Willing To Fight Conor In Ireland

Conor McGregor became the UFC interim featherweight champion this past weekend in Las Vegas by defeating Chad Mendes via second-round TKO in their main event fight at UFC 189. It was a fight that most MMA fans and fighters tuned in to watch, with the exception of reigning UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, who was...

Jul 9, 2015 7:19 am

Mendes: ‘Conor Can Focus On Money While I Beat A Hole In His Face’

Yesterday we reported that Conor McGregor was willing to bet UFC president Dana White $3 million that he would knock Chad Mendes out in the second-round of their title fight at this Saturday’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. McGregor actually doubled down on that idea during Wednesday’s open workouts, clarifying that the bet is...

Jul 3, 2015 8:11 am

BEEF! Conor: ‘Mendes Is A White Belt, B-Level Fighter’

Conor McGregor may have a new opponent for UFC 189, but that hasn’t disrupted the Irishman’s trash talking abilities. Here is what the “Notorious” had to say about his new UFC 189 opponent Chad “Money” Mendes on the UFC 189 media conference call: “I think Chad is the substitute. He’s the B level. I think...

Jul 3, 2015 7:24 am

McGregor and Mendes refuse to fight Aldo in Brazil

It is no secret that featherweight contenders Chad Mendes and Conor McGregor do not like eachother. With that said, the UFC 189 event headliners did find something to agree on during their UFC 189 media conference call. Neither man wants to fight champion Jose Aldo on Brazilian soil. In fact, Conor McGregor actually demanded that...

Jul 2, 2015 1:59 pm

Chad Mendes Predicts Finish Of McGregor

Chad Mendes will battle Conor McGregor for the interim UFC featherweight title at next weekend’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. “Money” has been a target of McGregor’s trash talk in the past and says that he is taking their July 11 fight personally (via MMAFighting): “I mean, the short sh*t, I don’t give a...

Apr 10, 2015 5:56 am

Max Holloway: I’d Do Anything to Rematch McGregor

Featherweight contender Max Holloway (12-3 MMA) is the only UFC figther thus far to take “The Notorious” Conor McGregor to a decision inside of the octagon and he would give anything for a rematch: “I’d do anything for that rematch,” Holloway told MMAjunkie. “It’s going to happen. McGregor is a cool dude. He has nothing...

Mar 28, 2015 1:21 pm

Anderson Silva: ‘Cocky’ fighters like Conor McGregor ‘can’t cross the line’

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been travelling around the world in order to promote his July title fight with “The Notorious” Conor McGregor. The Brazilian standout and brash Irishman have been at each other’s throats for most of the World Tour and will finally get to settle their beef at the UFC 189 pay-per-view...

Mar 24, 2015 7:49 am

McGregor: UFC 189 will compete with Mayweather and Pacquiao PPV buys

Boxing legends Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will square off in Sin City on May 2nd in what will likely be the biggest pay-per-view event of all time. With that said, UFC featherweight Conor McGregor believes his headlining title fight with Jose Aldo at July’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas will compete with the...

Jan 18, 2015 11:16 pm

Conor McGregor: This Is the Beginning of “The McGregor Era”

Conor McGregor blasted through Dennis Siver tonight and will be facing Jose Aldo for the UFC Featherweight Championship. The bout is likely to take place in May in Las Vegas and it could break records. After answering a couple questions in the post fight press conference, McGregor spoke with confidence about the potential of his...

Jan 18, 2015 11:14 pm

McGregor on Duffy: You Best Believe I’d Want That Fight

Joseph Duffy recently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship and is known for being the last man to defeat Conor McGregor. During the post fight press conference, McGregor expressed his thoughts on the recent signing. “To be honest, I signed Joseph. I actually looked into it and thought, ‘You know what, if someone pulls out,...

Jan 18, 2015 11:13 pm

UFC Fight Night 59 Bonus Report: McGregor and Larkin Take Home Extra $50K

Fight of the Night: Matt Van Buren vs. Sean O’Connell Van Buren looked to be on his way to a stoppage victory as he was picking O’Connell apart with body shots. O’Connell made an amazing comeback in the second and third rounds, however, and ultimately stopped the fight in the third round! Performance of the...

Jan 18, 2015 11:12 pm

TWEET PIC | McGregor Screams In Aldo’s Face!

Conor McGregor finished Dennis Siver in the second round then proceeded to jump the octagon fence and scream in the face of Jose Aldo! The two are set to duke it out in the near future for the UFC Featherweight Championship. “@HEADLOCK_gear: @RowdyBec #TopOfTheHeadOnly pic.twitter.com/oWbmhaIdxj” Conor was like: 'Wazzzzzzaaaaap!!!' — Juno Siojo (@junosiojo_G7N) January 19,...

Jan 18, 2015 9:19 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: McGregor Dominates Siver, Wins in Round 2

“The Notorious” Conor McGregor did not defeat his opponent in two minutes like he had predicted, but the lengthier fight favored him as it showcased just how dominant he could be in the octagon. Dennis Siver is a top ten fighter but it looked like he had no business being in there with McGregor. By...

Dec 24, 2014 7:09 am

UFC Fight Night 59 Fight Card Finalized

The UFC returns to “Beantown” on January 18 for “UFC Fight Night 59”, an event headlined by a featherweight bout featuring Conor McGregor taking on Dennis Siver. In the evenings co-main event, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will take on former Bellator lightweight title holder Eddie Alvarez. Here is the official “UFC Fight Night...

Nov 20, 2014 9:53 am

If Swanson loses to Edgar, Poirier wants rematch

Coming off a quick TKO loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 177, Dustin Poirier once against found himself among the middle of a stacked featherweight division. Poirier, who fought Cub Swanson to a decision at UFC on Fuel TV back in February of 2013, would like a rematch with Swanson, if Cub loses to Frankie...

Nov 20, 2014 9:43 am

McGregor on Siver: “He’s a weird looking, deformed looking guy”

Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver are gearing up for their UFC Fight Night Boston bout in January. Leading up to the event, the pair visited Boston to promote the fight with a press conference. Unsurprisingly, McGregor continued his trash talk, mocking Siver for failing a drug test. (via MMAFighting) “He’s muscular but he’s really small....

Nov 20, 2014 5:20 am

Swanson on title shot: “There’s no denying me after this”

Cub Swanson is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night bout against Frankie Edgar this Saturday on Fox Sports 1. Leading up to the bout, Swanson has been promised a title shot if he defeats the former champ in their #1 contender bout. Swanson joined the crew on UFC Tonight to discuss the bout. “No...

Nov 20, 2014 5:03 am

Lamas to UFC: ‘Stop protecting McGregor from wrestlers’

Following UFC 180, where Ricardo Lamas scored a quick, and impressive submission win over Dennis Bermudez, Lamas called out Conor McGregor. McGregor, who is slated to fight Dennis Siver in January, took note of Lamas’ callout, and eventually the two engaged in a Twitter beef (See that HERE). Lamas spoke to MMAJunkie about his desire...

Nov 19, 2014 4:34 pm

Siver on McGregor trash talk: ‘It’s inappropriate’

Dennis Siver will meet Conor McGregor in the cage at UFC Fight Night Boston in January. However, for the next few months he will have to endure trash talk from ‘Notorious’, something Siver doesn’t think is appropriate. He spoke through an interpreter at the ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference on Monday. “In my...

Nov 19, 2014 9:01 am

Edgar: ‘People are talking about 145’ers because of McGregor’

Outspoken Irishman Conor McGregor was praised by his fellow featherweight Frankie Edgar recently. McGregor has been able to keep his name in MMA headlines, and even picked up a spot on the Carson Daly Show (See that HERE). Edgar believes McGregor is the reason people are talking about the featherweight division. (via The MMA Hour)...

Nov 19, 2014 8:23 am

McGregor Pulling For Swanson Over Edgar

‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor will likely have his eye close on this Saturday’s main event between Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar. UFC President Dana White has stated that if Swanson wins the bout, he will be awarded a title shot against Jose Aldo. McGregor, who fights Dennis Siver in January, will also likely earn a title...

Nov 19, 2014 8:10 am

Conor McGregor v. Jon Jones, Who Gets In More?

UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones captured a video with ‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor at Monday’s ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference. Both men have built an impressive resume in the ring, and out of the ring with their brash trash talk. McGregor, like his nickname indicates, is notorious for his trash talk leading up...

Nov 18, 2014 7:31 am

Dana White details possible title shots in 2015

During yeserday’s ‘The Time is Now’ press conference, UFC president Dana White laid out the 2015 octagon schedule while detailing some possible title shots: “The Cormier-Jones fight is a fight people have been talking about for a long time,” White told FOX Sports, as transcribed by David St. Martin for MMAFighting. “At the same time, Anthony Johnson and...

Nov 17, 2014 9:12 pm

STAREDOWNS! from ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference

Yesterday the UFC held a special press conference to announce the full 2015 calendar of events (See that HERE), and do a live Q&A with some of the UFC’s biggest superstars. Here are the staredowns from the event: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort Alexander Gustafsson...

Nov 17, 2014 9:09 am

Watch ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ special broadcast at 2 p.m. PT LIVE on BJPENN.com

Today the UFC is holding a special press conference at 2 p.m. PT (5 p.m. ET) where they will reveal their entire 2015 schedule, and make a special announcement. On hand for the event will be several superstar fighters, who will all be fighting in early 2015, including: Lyoto Machida and CB Dollaway, who will...

Nov 17, 2014 8:45 am

TWITTER BEEF: Lamas and McGregor trade shots

After defeating Dennis Bermudez this past weekend at UFC 180, Ricardo Lamas revealed to media members that he would like to fight Conor McGregor next. McGregor, who is booked to fight Dennis Siver in January, took note of Lamas’ comments, and took to Twitter to diss ‘The Bully’. Hard luck Dennis Bermudez. You wore my...

Nov 16, 2014 12:07 pm

QUICK TWITT: Chad Mendes Calls Out Ricardo Lamas

Following Ricardo Lamas’ dominant win over Dennis Bermudez last night at UFC 180, 2 time title challenger Chad Mendes took to Twitter with a proposition for Lamas. I think it's time for me and @ricardolamasmma to spends some time in the cage together! You down Ricardo? @seanshelby @arielhelwani — chad mendes (@chadmendes) November 16, 2014...

Nov 16, 2014 10:16 am

Lamas Wants McGregor: “He Has To Fight A Wrestler Like Me”

Following his dominant, and impressive win over Dennis Bermudez at UFC 180 last night (See that HERE), Ricardo Lamas stated he would like to fight Conor McGregor next before getting another shot at Jose Aldo. He spoke to MMAJunkie at the post-fight press conference saying: “I want to get back to the title shot. The...

Nov 10, 2014 3:34 pm

Tateki Matsuda vs. Joby Sanchez Set For UFC Fight Night Boston

UFC Fight Night Boston, which takes place on January 18th, and features a featherweight bout between Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver has picked up another bout to an already stacked lineup. Boston Herald reported earlier today that Tateki Matsuda will face Joby Sanchez on the card. Matsuda will be looking to bounce back after suffering...