Archive: Conor McGregor

Oct 5, 2014 11:11 am

First Look At Aldo vs. McGregor Trailer

Despite Jose Aldo currently being slated to fight Chad Mendes at UFC 179, UFC President Dana White has stated that Conor McGregor is likely the next #1 contender to fight for the featherweight strap. This led a fan to release a Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor trailer, for a potential bout at Croke Park stadium...

Oct 3, 2014 7:43 am

Dana White: Conor McGregor Is The Logical #1 Contender

At the start of each week, UFC president Dana White sits down with web content producer Matt Parrino for The Download, where he discusses the most recent octagon news. In this week’s edition, of The Download Uncle Dana talked about Conor McGregor and how he feels the young Irishman is the logical #1 contender at...

Oct 2, 2014 4:41 am

Conor McGregor Announces That He’s Fighting Diego Sanchez

Rising UFC star Conor McGregor is eyeing a move to lightweight and a grudge match against Diego Sanchez. The Irish fighter took to twitter, announcing the bout: I am fighting @DiegoSanchezUFC in Mexico, November 15th. He spoke a big game. Now he will pay with his career. VIVA LA EIRE!!! — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October...

Oct 2, 2014 3:28 am

QUICK TWITT | Fighters React To McGregors Fat UFC Salary

When the Nevada State Athletic Commission disclosed Conor McGregor’s UFC 178 Salary, a few UFC veterans were shocked at the amount. It took the Irishman just 1:46 to finish Dustin Poirier in a bout that shattered any doubts about Conor’s abilities. For that near two-minutes, McGregor earned a base UFC salary of $150,000.00 ($75k to...

Sep 30, 2014 5:06 am

Conor McGregor Reacts To One Of His Suits Being ‘Borrowed’

Following his dominant win over Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, Conor McGregor went out to celebrate with friends, teammates and family. McGregor was shown a photo of his longtime coach John Kavanagh wearing one of his custom suits. The following video is McGregor’s reaction to being shown the picture.

Sep 29, 2014 3:59 pm

UFC 178 Medical Suspensions: Kennedy Out Up To 6 Months

UFC 178 took place this past weekend, and what a night it was for fight fans. Below are the full medical suspensions for the event, fighters not listed suffered no significant injuries, and are suspended for the mandatory 7-days. MMAFighting obtained the medical report from the NSAC. Tim Kennedy: Required to clear left orbital inferior...

Sep 29, 2014 3:20 pm

Rankings Report: Conor McGregor Cracks Top 5

At UFC 178 this past weekend, Conor McGregor cracked the top 5 rankings for the featherweight division according to the UFC’s official rankings. Prior to his win over Poirier this past weekend McGregor was ranked 9th on the ladder, however with his win he replaced Poirier on the ladder in the #5 spot. McGregor is...

Sep 29, 2014 10:17 am

UFC 178 Salary Report: Johnson, McGregor Top Payroll

This past weekend the UFC held arguably one of the biggest Pay-Per View’s of the year in UFC 178. The card was headlined by Demetrious Johnson as he defended his flyweight title against Chris Cariaso. Johnson emerged victorious, defeating Cariaso via submission in the second round. Below is the salary report for the event, which...

Sep 29, 2014 9:29 am

McGregor Open To Moving Up To Lightweight Eventually

Following his dominant win over Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, Conor McGregor attended the post-fight press conference complete with an “ivory elephant trunk suit” to continue his verbal assault on the featherweight division. (Read about it HERE). McGregor also informed media members that he would be open to fighting at lightweight, but not until after...

Sep 29, 2014 8:08 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor Celebrates Win Over Poirier

Following his dominant win over Dustin Poirier, Conor McGregor returned to the comfort of his presidential suite to relax with his family and team. Check it out: Post by Conor McGregor.

Sep 29, 2014 8:03 am

PHOTO | Nik Lentz Slams Conor McGregor

Following Conor McGregor’s dominant performance against Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, Nik Lentz began taking shots at the Irishman via social media. First, Lentz Tweeted McGregor, now he’s sending pictures via Instagram. Check it out: The only Fuck I have to give to all the McGregor nut huggers on my Twitter. #HatersPayMyBills

Sep 29, 2014 7:59 am

QUICK TWITT: Nik Lentz Calls Out Conor McGregor

Following his dominant, quick, 1st round KO over Dustin Poirier at UFC 178 this past weekend, Conor McGregor’s name was potentially thrown in for a title shot against the winner of Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes. Nik Lentz has something to say about that, and took to Twitter to do so. .@TheNotoriousMMA You've ducked me...

Sep 29, 2014 5:07 am

THROWBACK: Conor McGregor Becomes 2-Division Cage Warriors Champ

In honor of Conor McGregor’s UFC 178 win over Dustin Poirier, we take a look back at McGregor’s 2012 win over Ivan Buchinger at Cage Warriors 51 where he became a 2-division champion. The bout was McGregor’s last bout before being signed by the UFC, where he has since gone 4-0. Check out the brutal...

Sep 29, 2014 5:02 am

QUICK TWITT: Dustin Poirier “Heart Broken” Following McGregor Loss

Saturday night at UFC 178, Dustin Poirier was stopped for the first time in his career, by none other than Conor McGregor. McGregor TKO’d Poirier in just under two minutes into the bout. Yesterday, Poirier sent out a Tweet saying: Live by the sword Die by the sword I'm truly heart broken. — The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) September...

Sep 28, 2014 3:33 pm

Dana Says McGregor Is A Bigger Star Than GSP And Lesnar

UFC President Dana White spoke on the UFC 178 post-fight show on Fox Sports 1 about Conor McGregor’s star power. Earlier in the night, in what has been called ‘the people’s main event,’ McGregor defeated Dustin Poirier via TKO in under 2-minutes of the 1st round. “Conor McGregor is the real deal – he is...

Sep 28, 2014 3:15 pm

QUICK TWITT: Arnold Schwarzenegger Congratulates McGregor

Last night in what is being dubbed the ‘people’s main event’ of UFC 178, Conor McGregor backed up his trash talk and defeated Dustin Poirier via TKO in the first round. Following the fight, former Mr. Olympia, and legendary actor Arnold Schwarzenegger sent a congratulatory Tweet to McGregor. Congratulations to @TheNotoriousMMA on the @ufc victory...

Sep 28, 2014 9:55 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To McGregor’s KO Over Poirier

In the main card of UFC 178 last night, Conor McGregor did what he said he would, by knocking out Dustin Poirier in the first round. UFC fighters took to Twitter to Tweet about the moment, and we have compiled some of the best reactions. Yeah buddy! @TheNotoriousMMA @DustinPoirier @ufc — Urijah Faber (@UrijahFaber) September...

Sep 28, 2014 9:31 am

McGregor Responds To Mendes Comments

At the post-fight press conference yesterday for UFC 178, Conor McGregor was asked what he thought about #1 contender Chad Mendes, to which ‘Notorious’ responded: Chad is a 5-foot-6, overblown – he should be a 125er, but he’s gone past that limit now. Now he’s just a little small bodybuilder stuck in the 145-pound division,...

Sep 28, 2014 9:08 am

Mendes Fires Back At McGregor

Yesterday at the UFC 178 post-fight press conference, Conor McGregor had some harsh comments about featherweight #1 contender Chad Mendes. McGregor said that he would be attending UFC 179, where Chad Mendes will look to avenge his 2012 loss to champion Jose Aldo. McGregor went on to say: Chad is a 5-foot-6, overblown – he...

Sep 28, 2014 9:00 am

McGregor Slams Division, Says It’s Full Of “Has-Beens”

Conor McGregor continued his tear of the featherweight division last night at UFC 178, extending his UFC record to 4-0, and his win streak to 12. On the main card of the event, he TKO’d Dustin Poirier in the first round with a well placed hook behind the ear. In the post-fight press conference, McGregor...

Sep 27, 2014 11:05 pm

REPLAY! Conor McGregor Attends UFC 178 Post-Fight Show With Title Belt

Conor McGregor continued his tear of the featherweight division earlier tonight with a first round KO over Dustin Poirier. When McGregor attended the Fox Sports 1 post-fight show, he appeared in a slick white suit, UFC title belt in hand. Check out the full interview below:

Sep 27, 2014 10:29 pm

UFC 178 Post-Fight Bonuses

At the UFC 178 post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White announced the post-fight bonuses from the event. They are as follows, and each fighter wins $50,000. Fight Of The Night – Kennedy vs. Romero (Romero wins via TKO – 3rd round) Performance of the Night: Conor McGregor, and Dominick Cruz.

Sep 27, 2014 8:26 pm

UFC 178 Results: McGregor Makes Quick Work of Poirier, Picks Up Round 1 TKO Win

Conor McGregor finished Dustin Poirier in less than two minutes then proceeded to call out the champion. Conor McGregor proved again that he can back up whatever trash he talks leading up to fights. Dustin Poirier was knocked out in less than two minutes and McGregor proceeded to call out the UFC Featherweight Champion after...

Sep 27, 2014 4:34 pm

“UFC 178” Results: Gamburyan Makes Comeback, Submits Gibson In Round 2

Manny Gamburyan may have earned himself a “Performance of the Night” bonus with his showing in the octagon tonight against Cody Gibson. This was the first bout of the night and it aired exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. All signs were pointing to Gamburyan losing by technical knockout as he kept getting wobbled with Gibson’s...

Sep 27, 2014 3:42 pm

Dana White Says Conor McGregor Doesn’t Receive Special Treatment

While Conor McGregor’s rise to the top has been rather quick, one thing is certain according to UFC President Dana White, McGregor doesn’t get any special treatment. He spoke to MMAJunkie about the fair treatment of all fighters. “Conor McGregor is one of these guys that – he did a $1.4 million gate in Ireland....

Sep 27, 2014 10:46 am

“UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso” Official Results Thread

In case you can’t catch UFC 178 tonight, you can read up on all the results below! Main Card (Pay-Per View) Demetrious Johnson def. Chris Cariaso by way of Submission (Kimura) 2:29 of Round 2 Donald Cerrone def. Eddie Alvarez by way of Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Conor Poirier def. Dustin Poirier by way...