Archive: Conor McGregor

Jul 22, 2014 5:04 am

Conor McGregor Cracks Top 10 In UFC’s Official Rankings

Conor McGregor has managed to secure himself a spot on the top 10 ladder of the featherweight division in the UFC’s official rankings after dominating Diego Brandao on Saturday at UFC Dublin. The UFC’s official top 10 ladder for the featherweight division is as follows: Champion : Jose Aldo 1 Chad Mendes 2 Frankie Edgar...

Jul 21, 2014 3:48 pm

Cub Swanson: I Teach My Students To Be The Opposite Of Conor McGregor

Cub Swanson spoke with mixedmartialarts.com’s Jonathan Shrager in an interview leading up to UFC Fight Night Dublin, which was headlined by Conor McGregor, who isn’t exactly Swanson’s best friend. You can see Swanson talking about McGregor starting at around the 6 minute mark.

Jul 21, 2014 3:10 pm

Poirier Slams McGregor: I’ll Be The First Real Fight He Has

UFC Featherweight Dustin Poirier is less than pleased with the hype surrounding Conor McGregor. Poirier has been campaigning for a shot at McGregor via Twitter, a fight McGregor says Poirier ‘doesn’t really want’. Regardless, Poirier spoke on The MMA Hour about a potential matchup with McGregor. “Right off the bat I’ve been fired up about...

Jul 21, 2014 2:17 pm

Dennis Bermudez Jealous Of Hype Surrounding Conor McGregor

Dennis Bermudez joined Submission Radio to talk about why he is “slightly jealous” of the hype and publicity surrounding fellow featherweight Conor McGregor. “I really don’t care what he’s doing,” Bermudez told Submission Radio. “He can run his mouth all he wants, and I actually, my hat slightly goes off to him to be able...


Jul 20, 2014 6:29 pm

Dana White UFC Fight Night Dublin Post Fight Media Scrum

Dana White UFC Fight Night Dublin Post Fight Media Scrum. Dana White talks Conor McGregor, Ronda Rousey, Gunnar Nelson, UFC Fight Pass, Jimi Manuwa, UFC Dublin, Brad Pickett, Ian McCall, Cathal Pendred, Ilir Latifi

Jul 20, 2014 6:21 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To McGregor’s Dominant Win In Dublin

Yesterday Conor McGregor delivered a fantastic performance in front of an electric hometown crowd in Dublin, Ireland. As usual, the MMA community took to twitter with their reaction. Check it: When he's not talking crap about me, I kinda like the kid lol — Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) July 19, 2014 Great performance by @TheNotoriousMMA well...

Jul 20, 2014 5:27 pm

McGregor Has Plans For An Irish Dana White Replacement

“Honestly, sitting up here and listening to all the other Irish voices and all – there’s even a guy Dave Allen there, and he’s like a senior executive or something, he’s backstage, and he’s an Irish guy – we’re creeping in bit by bit. Before you know it, there will be an Irish guy up...

Jul 20, 2014 4:53 pm

Dana White: Conor McGregor Reminds Me Of Ronda Rousey

“I’d like him to relax. I like that he’s ambitious. He just needs to relax a little bit. I love the things he says. I’m telling you, he reminds me of Ronda Rousey. Him and his visions remind me of Ronda Rousey. Ronda Rousey has a million visions too. She had a vision of her...

Jul 20, 2014 4:47 pm

McCall In For Surgery Following UFC Fight Night Dublin Victory

“I broke [the right hand] a year ago in Brazil and I banged it up during this camp.It has been banged up for a year and never really healed. I don’t want to take away from anything. I still hit him as hard as I could.” “I’ve already talked to the guys in the UFC....

Jul 19, 2014 9:08 pm

McGregor Down For Poirier Scrap, Doesn’t Think The ATT Featherweights Want It

“[UFC 178 will] be perfect for me because I already know [Porier] doesn’t want to fight. His teammate, Cole Miller, pulled out of the fight. He was scheduled to be here to compete tonight. He pulled out, and you’re trying to tell me Dustin Poirier, a top-10 guy, Nik Lentz, a top-10 guy, both of...

Jul 19, 2014 7:47 pm

“Uncle Creepy” Welcomes No. 1 Contender Bout With Lineker

“Sign me up! I’ll fight anybody. He’s top five or whatever. He might hit hard, but he can’t touch me. If you look at the Bagautinov fight, he’s got pretty big holes in his wrestling and jiu-jitsu. That’s a fight I’d love to take.” During today’s post-fight press conference (Replay HERE), ‘UFC Fight Night Dublin’...

Jul 19, 2014 3:48 pm

Dustin Porier and Conor McGegor Agree to Fight at UFC 178

Dustin Porier watched Conor McGregor dominate Diego Brandao and simply tweeted, “I’m not impressed”. Porier followed up his insulting tweet with a challenge for McGregor to fight at UFC 178 which takes place on September 27th. McGregor caught wind of this and stated UFC 178 was perfect and “I already know that guy doesn’t want...

Jul 19, 2014 2:09 pm

UFC Fight Night Dublin Results: McGregor TKOs Brandao in Round 1, Wants Title Shot

Conor McGregor said he would finish Diego Brandao in the first round and he lived up to his word in tonight’s main-event. The fight kicked off with both fighters oozing confidence. McGregor threw a few spinning back heel kicks while Brandao stood close to McGregor, willing to bang it out. When the fight went to...

Jul 19, 2014 1:33 pm

UFC Fight Night Dublin Results: Nelson Forces Cummings to Tap Out in Round 2

Gunnar Nelson continued his winning streak tonight with a win against Zak Cummings. This bout was the co-main event of the evening and aired exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. Nelson put on a smart, methodical performance in the octagon today. Cummings put the pressure on him in the first round with some big shots, but...

Jul 19, 2014 1:05 pm

UFC Fight Night Dublin Results: McCall Earns Decision Win Against Pickett

Ian McCall picked up a big victory tonight over Brad Pickett. Ian McCall was content with giving up the center of the octagon to Brad Pickett. Pickett tried his hardest to dictate where the fight would go, but McCall did a fantastic job at circling around the octagon and lunging in with his attacks when...

Jul 19, 2014 12:37 pm

UFC Fight Night Dublin Results: Park TKOs Kotani, Calls Out Diego Sanchez

Norman Parke kept the electricity flowing throughout the arena in Ireland with his impressive victory over Naoyuki Kotani. This lightweight bout kicked off the main-card of “UFC Fight Night: Dublin” which aired exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. Parke showcased his skills throughout the first round and weathered an early storm of Kotani’s takedown attempts. Parke...

Jul 19, 2014 9:27 am

‘UFC Fight Night Dublin: McGregor vs. Brandao’ Quick Results Thread

Today from Dublin, Ireland the UFC’s latest ‘UFC Fight Pass’ event goes live with a Conor McGregor vs. Diego Brandao headliner. If you can’t make the event, and/or don’t subscribe to UFC Fight Pass, use this thread to follow along with today’s fight results. Enjoy!   MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 12 p.m. PT) Conor McGregor...

Jul 18, 2014 12:19 pm

QUICK TWITT | Dana White Says Today’s Weigh-ins ‘The Sickest’ Ever

Today in Ireland, MMA fans got treated to a spectacle in the form of Conor McGregor’s staredown skills against Diego Brandao. (Replay HERE) UFC President Dana White took to twitter with his personal reaction. Check it: The SICKEST weigh in I have done in 13 years!! Ireland is AWESOME!! Diego said if u let that...