Conor McGregor News
Justin Gaethje praises Dustin Poirier's recent wins over Conor McGregor: "Love to see that dude get broken"
Josh Evanoff - June 2, 2023
Joe Rogan praises Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler's Ultimate Fighter dynamic: 'It's amazing"
Josh Evanoff - June 1, 2023
Colby Covington hopes to lineup a fight with Conor McGregor after dethroning Leon Edwards: “I have nothing but respect and admiration”
Harry Kettle - June 1, 2023
Michael Chandler says the UFC cut out his reply to Conor McGregor in viral “You’ll do what you're told” clip on TUF 31
Harry Kettle - June 1, 2023
Conor McGregor responds to Matt Brown with accusations of heroin addiction
Harry Kettle - May 31, 2023
Justin Gaethje shares surprisingly high praise for former UFC champion Conor McGregor: “He’s an amazing fighter”
Harry Kettle - May 31, 2023
Justin Gaethje has given some surprising praise to Conor McGregor for what he’s been able to achieve in the sport of mixed martial arts. Later this summer, Justin Gaethje will return to the Octagon to take on Dustin Poirier. Conor McGregor, on the other hand, is expected to battle Michael Chandler in Q3 or Q4 of this year. The Irishman has been out of the cage for two years after suffering a nasty injury against, ironically, Dustin Poirier.
Conor McGregor vows that his fight against Michael Chandler will be "the greatest return in combat sports"
Cole Shelton - May 30, 2023
Conor McGregor knows his fight against Michael Chandler will be highly anticipated. McGregor is set to coach TUF 31 – which airs on Tuesday night – against Chandler and the two will likely fight later this year. It will be the Irishman’s first fight since he broke his leg in July 2021 in the trilogy match against Dustin Poirier.
Conor McGregor explains why he accepted fight against 'Gamer' Michael Chandler
Josh Evanoff - May 30, 2023
Former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor has explained why he’s fighting Michael Chandler. ‘The Notorious’ is still looking to book his official return to the octagon. The Irishman has been inactive since his trilogy bout against Dustin Poirier in July 2021, when McGregor broke his leg. As a result, the former champion has been out of the cage for nearly two years.
Conor McGregor makes threatening claim ahead of Michael Chandler fight: "You're going to see a visual of a head hanging off"
Lewis Simpson - May 30, 2023
Conor McGregor has made a violent claim of what to expect when he meets Michael Chandler later in the year. The loud-spoken Irishman has promised to deliver “the greatest comeback in combat sports” after being sidelined since 2021. At UFC 264, McGregor lost his second consecutive bout to Dustin Poirier and snapped his ankle in the process. An injury so severe was met with questions from the 34-year-old if he would ever return to compete again.
Alexander Volkanovski and Conor McGregor go back and forth over a potential UFC fight at lightweight
Susan Cox - May 30, 2023
UFC veteran Matt Brown sounds off on “coked up bum” Conor McGregor: “All that money don’t make you not a bum”
Harry Kettle - May 30, 2023
UFC veteran Matt Brown has hit back at Conor McGregor as the two continue to engage in a war of words on social media. Courtesy of his knockout win over Court McGee, Matt Brown now holds the record for most KOs in UFC history alongside Derrick Lewis. It’s a record that, in many ways, isn’t surprising given the style he’s presented to us all over the years.
Dana White says Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler showed a 'level of respect' on TUF 31
Zain Bando - May 29, 2023
Ahead of Tuesday’s first episode of TUF 31, headlined by coaches Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler on ESPN and ESPN+, UFC president Dana White said he was pleased with how the show was filmed. As it has done since 2005, the annual reality television series looks for the next generation of talent to join the UFC roster to become a world champion eventually. Although McGregor, the former UFC multiple-weight world champion, and Chandler, the former UFC lightweight title challenger, have had their fair share of words over the years, White revealed the season’s filming brought out the best in both competitors and how they settled their differences.
Mark Coleman responds to Conor McGregor's callout, confident he "smashes" the Irishman in MMA
Cole Shelton - May 29, 2023
UFC Hall of Famer Mark Coleman has responded to Conor McGregor’s callout. It was recently announced that Coleman would be returning to combat sports for a celebrity boxing match. The 58-year-old last fought professionally in 2010 when he suffered a submission loss to Randy Couture. But, the UFC’s inaugural heavyweight champion has continued to train and coach, and after it was announced he’d be having the boxing match, McGregor showed interest.
Aljamain Sterling believes the UFC is trying to force Sean O'Malley into "knockoff" Conor McGregor
Josh Evanoff - May 29, 2023
Bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling knows the UFC wants Sean O’Malley to win in August. ‘The Funk Master’ is fresh off his return in the main event of UFC 288 earlier this month. In the main event, Sterling scored a split-decision victory over ‘Triple C’. Following the win, he had a face-off with Sean O’Malley in the center of the octagon.
Conor McGregor says there's no UFC beef following BKFC 41 appearance: "I'm sure they had no problem"
Fernando Quiles - May 28, 2023
Mitch Ramirez would happily step in the Octagon with Conor McGregor after ‘Notorious’ got him kicked off TUF 31
Fernando Quiles - May 26, 2023
Mitch Ramirez wouldn’t hesitate if given the chance to fight UFC mega star Conor McGregor. McGregor has a lot of pull in the UFC. The promotion’s president Dana White has even admitted that the “Notorious” one gets more leeway than other fighters due to his drawing ability. That McGregor privilege was in full force during filming for season 31 of “The Ultimate Fighter.”
UFC star Conor McGregor responds to “little ginger sausage” Canelo Alvarez
Cole Shelton - May 25, 2023
Conor McGregor has taken aim at Canelo Alvarez. On Saturday night, McGregor was attending the Katie Taylor vs. Chantelle Cameron boxing match in Ireland where he was asked about boxing. To no surprise, the Irishman was quite confident in his skills and took aim at Alvarez saying he thinks he would beat him no problem.
Urijah Faber explains why he’s leaning toward Conor McGregor defeating Michael Chandler: “Conor’s power is just too much and his precision’s too much”
Harry Kettle - May 24, 2023
Urijah Faber believes Conor McGregor has enough in his locker to get the job done in his upcoming fight against Michael Chandler. Later this month, the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter will air. Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler will serve as the head coaches, with the expectation being that they will compete against one another later this year. When exactly they do, though, remains to be seen as McGregor prepares to get back in the USADA testing pool.
Alexander Volkanovski names the featherweight he would have loved to face in their prime
Lewis Simpson - May 23, 2023
UFC featherweight Alexander Volkanovski names the featherweight fighter he would have loved to face in their prime. Since debuting with the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization in 2016, Volkanovski quickly made a name for himself in the UFC. It took the Australian-born athlete just eight fights to get his hands on the UFC featherweight strap when he defeated Max Holloway at UFC 245 in 2019.
Eddie Hearn explains what it was like watching Katie Taylor fight with Conor McGregor
Andrew Whitelaw - May 23, 2023
Nate Diaz takes aim at "p***y" Khabib Nurmagomedov for ducking Conor McGregor rematch
Cole Shelton - May 23, 2023
Nate Diaz claims Khabib Nurmagomedov avoided a rematch with Conor McGregor. Nurmagomedov and McGregor fought in the main event of UFC 229. It was the Irishman’s return to MMA after boxing Floyd Mayweather, while Khabib was looking to defend his 155lbs title for the first time. The build-up was full of trash talk and in the fight, it was Nurmagomedov who won by fourth-round submission.
Dustin Poirier explains why he favors Conor McGregor to finish Michael Chandler inside "two rounds"
Cole Shelton - May 22, 2023
Dustin Poirier believes Conor McGregor will finish Michael Chandler inside two rounds if they end up fighting. McGregor and Chandler are coaching TUF and are expected to fight later this year in a highly-anticipated fight. The Irishman is looking to snap his two-fight losing skid after losing back-to-back fights to Dustin Poirier, while Chandler is also coming off a loss to Poirier.
Eddie Alvarez has some advice for Michael Chandler ahead of Conor McGregor fight
Fernando Quiles - May 22, 2023
Former UFC Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez has detailed what Michael Chandler needs to do to have success against Conor McGregor. While McGregor vs. Chandler doesn’t have an official date, UFC President Dana White is hoping to book the fight before the year is out. McGregor recently cleared up his issues with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). He’s expected to reenter the testing pool soon.
Conor McGregor's former sparring partner thinks Jake Paul would knock UFC star out in boxing
Lewis Simpson - May 22, 2023
Paulie Malignaggi thinks Jake Paul would knockout Conor McGregor if the pair ever met between the ropes. Paul is scheduled to face his fourth MMA fighter in boxing since debuting in 2020. The Youtuber-turned boxer will face UFC veteran Nate Diaz on August 5 in Dallas, Texas, but has been vocal in expressing his desire to fight McGregor.
Conor McGregor reacts after Katie Taylor suffers first pro boxing defeat to Chantelle Cameron
Chris Taylor - May 20, 2023
Conor McGregor discusses appreciation for rivalry with "real warrior" Nate Diaz
Josh Evanoff - May 19, 2023
Ahead of Nate Diaz’s boxing debut against Jake Paul, Conor McGregor has sent respect to his former rival. The Stockton slugger is slated to face ‘The Problem Child’ in August on DAZN pay-per-view. The bout will be Diaz’s first-ever boxing match, but also his first bout since leaving the UFC. The former title challenger famously left the promotion following a submission win over Tony Ferguson last September.
Michael Chandler predicts second-round knockout win over Conor McGregor ahead of planned announcement
Josh Evanoff - May 19, 2023
UFC lightweight contender Michael Chandler is expecting to demolish Conor McGregor later this year. ‘Iron’ has been out of the octagon since his lightweight showcase against Dustin Poirier last November. On the UFC 281 main card, the two contenders went back and forth. However, it was ‘The Diamond’ who wrapped up a third-round submission victory by rear-naked choke.