Archive: Conor McGregor

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...

Nov 9, 2014 11:37 am

Conor McGregor Appears On The Carson Daly Show

Outspoken UFC featherweight Conor McGregor has taken the MMA world by storm, and has garnered massive amounts of attention for not only his trash talking, but ability to back it up in the cage. Recently McGregor appeared on the Carson Daley Show to discuss his career, and journey as a Mixed Martial Artist, as well...

Nov 3, 2014 5:13 pm

Rory MacDonald Admits He Wants To Emulate Conor McGregor

The hype surrounding Conor McGregor is undeniable. McGregor, who is currently on a 12-fight winning streak, is 5-0 in the UFC, and should he defeat Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night Boston in January, will likely face Jose Aldo for the featherweight championship. McGregor has an extremely unique, and impressive style of standup, one that...

Nov 3, 2014 4:31 pm

Poirier Believes He Can Still Beat McGregor, Claims He Just “Got Caught”

Dustin Poirier is coming off of a KO loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 178, where he was TKO’d in the first round. Leading up to the bout, McGregor and Poirier were trading verbal blows back and forth, which Poirier says adds to the disappointment of the loss. He spoke to Ariel Helwani on The...

Nov 3, 2014 5:05 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor Attends Snoop Dogg Concert In Style

UFC featherweight Conor McGregor posted the following photo on Twitter this past weekend of himself and some friends getting ready to attend the Snoop Dogg concert in style. Halloween night in Vegas!! Heading to see @SnoopDogg dressed as billionaires!!! #VegasLivin pic.twitter.com/JVgMRL7jxU — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) November 1, 2014

Nov 2, 2014 11:04 am

Lyoto Machida Believes Aldo Is ‘Too Dominant’, Doesn’t Think McGregor Can Win

After Jose Aldo defeated Chad Mendes at UFC 179 last month, many began calling for Conor McGregor to fight the featherweight champion. Fans began making posters (See that HERE), and even trailers for the bout (See that HERE). Despite McGregor being booked to fight Dennis Siver in January, talks of Aldo vs. McGregor continue to...

Oct 29, 2014 10:40 am

Diego Sanchez Really Wants To Beat Up Conor McGregor

“For me, if there is one fight I could have, it’s Conor McGregor. Ill go fight him in Ireland. He wants to fight in a football stadium? I’ll fight him in a football stadium. When he jumped into the spot, he started barking up the wrong dog’s alley. I’m one of the guys who laid...

Oct 28, 2014 2:48 pm

McGregor: ‘I Hit you and the skull crushes!’

Hear from featherweight Conor McGregor following UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II. The Irishman discusses his next fight against Dennis Siver in January, and what he learned from Saturday night’s title fight