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Ilia Topuria, Conor McGregor
Ilia Topuria

Conor McGregor responds to challenge from newly crowned UFC featherweight champion Ilia Topuria

Harry Kettle - February 19, 2024

UFC star Conor McGregor has responded to the challenge issued by UFC featherweight champion Ilia Topuria. On Saturday night, Ilia Topuria knocked out Alexander Volkanovski to become the new king at 145 pounds. It serves as the ultimate vindication after years of him proclaiming that he’d reach this point, and now, he’s ready for the superstardom that comes alongside such a position.

Dana White, Conor McGregor, UFC, June
Dana White

Dana White says he’s not sure if Conor McGregor will ever fight for the UFC again

Harry Kettle - February 18, 2024

UFC CEO Dana White has admitted that he doesn’t know if Conor McGregor will ever fight for the promotion again. For the longest time now, fans have been questioning when we’re going to see the return of Conor McGregor. It’s been two and a half years since he broke his leg against Dustin Poirier but in the last twelve months, he seems to have just about reached a full recovery. He’s training again, but there’s been no official announcement when it comes to an actual fight getting booked.

Dana White, Conor McGregor, UFC, June
Dana White

UFC CEO Dana White says injury and money are to blame for latest Conor McGregor postponement

Harry Kettle - February 14, 2024

UFC CEO Dana White has explained why Conor McGregor doesn’t have a fight booked right now. While the upcoming release of Road House is certainly exciting, many fans are more interested in knowing when Conor McGregor will return to the Octagon. After all, it’s been almost three years since we last saw him compete in the cage.

Conor McGregor, Jake Gyllenhaal
UFC

Photos | Road House releases character posters for Conor McGregor, Jake Gyllenhaal and Post Malone

Harry Kettle - February 14, 2024

The new character posters for Road House have been released, including the latest shot of Conor McGregor. Next month, the world premiere of the Road House remake will take place. It features Jake Gyllenhaal and Conor McGregor as the stars of the movie, with Conor playing the main antagonist.

Ilia Topuria
Daniel Cormier

Ilia Topuria's confidence reminds Daniel Cormier of Conor McGregor ahead of UFC 298: "This dude has updated his bio with another win"

Fernando Quiles - February 9, 2024

UFC 298 headliner Ilia Topuria has confidence the levels of Conor McGregor, says UFC Hall of Famer Daniel Cormier. Topuria will be challenging Alex Volkanovski for the UFC Featherweight Championship on February 17. The action will be held inside the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Ahead of the title fight, Topuria hasn’t been shy in talking trash about not just the 145-pound titleholder, but the entire featherweight division. It’s led many to believe that “El Matador” is either in for a meteoric rise, or an embarrassing fall.

Michael Chandler
Michael Chandler

Patricio Freire thinks Michael Chandler turned into a "b*tch" after signing UFC deal, feels Conor McGregor could KO him

Fernando Quiles - February 8, 2024

Bellator featherweight champion Patricio “Pitbull” Freire believes Michael Chandler has gone soft since joining the UFC roster. It’s no secret that former three-time Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler has been biding his time for a lucrative matchup against Conor McGregor. The “Notorious” one has expressed frustration with the UFC over what he believes to be stalling on the promotion’s end. UFC CEO Dana White is hoping to have the fight booked for the fall of 2024.

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Dana White

Dana White hopeful Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler will take place in "the fall"

Cole Shelton - February 7, 2024

UFC CEO Dana White has provided an update on when the rumored Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler fight may take place. Ever since McGregor and Chandler coached TUF against one another, many wondered when the two would fight. It’s one of the most anticipated fights in quite some time, and on New Year’s, McGregor announced he would return on June 29 against Chandler.

Conor McGregor, Jake Gyllenhaal
Daniel Cormier

Daniel Cormier reacts to rumors that the UFC may introduce a 165lbs division: “If you do 165, it has to be Conor”

Harry Kettle - February 5, 2024

UFC commentator Daniel Cormier has given his thoughts on a potential 165-pound division in the promotion. For the longest time now, there has been discussion surrounding a potential 165-pound division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. It seems to stem from the gap that exists between 155 and 170, aka lightweight and welterweight. There is a popular opinion out there from some fans and media members that we should see 155, 165, 175 and 185 take over as the new weight classes in the UFC.

Manny Pacquiao, Conor McGregor
Conor McGregor

Manny Pacquiao officially "out of retirement", targets Conor McGregor fight: "Two of the biggest names together"

Josh Evanoff - February 2, 2024

Boxing legend Manny Pacquaio is out of retirement, and he wants to face Conor McGregor. ‘PacMan’ retired from professional boxing following a 2021 unanimous decision loss to Yordenis Ugas. However, almost as soon as Manny Pacquiao retired from boxing, he began to tease a comeback. Many figured that the boxer retired from fighting, mainly to focus on his run for President of the Philippines.

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Leon Edwards

Leon Edwards says Conor McGregor has given more than he’s taken in MMA: “He’s great for the sport”

Harry Kettle - February 2, 2024

UFC welterweight champion Leon Edwards has given his thoughts on Conor McGregor’s legacy in mixed martial arts. Over the course of the last decade or so, Conor McGregor has firmly established himself as the biggest star in the history of MMA. He has won championships, and he has sold millions of pay-per-views; he has become quite the entrepreneur outside of the cage.

Nate Diaz, Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler
Daniel Cormier

Daniel Cormier explains why Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 3 would be the “perfect” headliner for UFC 300

Susan Cox - January 31, 2024

Daniel Cormier is explaining why Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 3 would be the ‘perfect’ headliner for UFC 300. Diaz (21-13 MMA) and McGregor (22-6 MMA) fought way back in 2016. It was in March of that year, at UFC 196, where Diaz defeated the Irishman by submission. The following August of that same year, saw McGregor defeat Diaz by majority decision at UFC 202.

Frankie Edgar, Conor McGregor, Michael Chandler, UFC, Middleweight
Frankie Edgar

Frankie Edgar on Michael Chandler fighting Conor McGregor at middleweight: "I’m saying Chandler all the way"

Chris Taylor - January 27, 2024

Frankie Edgar has weighed in on the rumored middleweight fight between Michael Chandler and Conor McGregor. It was on New Year’s Eve that ‘Notorious’ took to ‘X‘ with a video announcement stating that he would be returning to action on June 29 at International Fight Week for a middleweight bout with Michael Chandler.

Conor McGregor, Jake Gyllenhaal
UFC

Watch | Conor McGregor headbutt’s Jake Gyllenhaal in official 'Road House' movie trailer (Video)

Josh Evanoff - January 25, 2024

Former UFC dual-weight champion Conor McGregor got physical with Jake Gyllenhaal during the filming of ‘Road House’. ‘The Notorious’ has been out of the octagon since a first-round stoppage loss to Dustin Poirier in July 2021. That defeat to ‘The Diamond’ saw Conor McGregor snap his leg in the final seconds of the frame. As a result, the Irishman decided to take a long hiatus to heal. He even left the USADA testing pool and began to focus on other projects.

Conor McGregor, Jake Gyllenhaal
UFC

Conor McGregor and Jake Gyllenhaal's 'Road House' gets release date, poster revealed

Josh Evanoff - January 24, 2024

The film debut of former UFC dual-weight champion Conor McGregor is set for March 21st. ‘The Notorious’ has been out of the cage since his trilogy bout with Dustin Poirier in July 2021. That bout infamously saw Conor McGregor break his leg in the final seconds of round one. As a result of the injury, the former UFC champion left the USADA testing pool to heal. Along the way, he also got his first movie role.

Michael Chandler
Michael Chandler

Michael Chandler explains why he views Conor McGregor as a "quitter"

Cole Shelton - January 23, 2024

Michael Chandler thinks Conor McGregor is a quitter, and he plans to prove that once again when they fight. McGregor recently announced he will be returning to the Octagon in June against Chandler at 185lbs in a very intriguing matchup. The two have been linked to one another since they coached TUF against one another, and although no fight date has been made official, Chandler is confident the bout will happen.

Dana White, Conor McGregor, UFC, June
Dana White

UFC CEO Dana White says Conor McGregor is not fighting in June: "When Conor's ready to fight, you know we'll announce it"

Jeffrey Walter - January 21, 2024

UFC CEO Dana White has refuted Conor McGregor’s recent announcement that he will be fighting on June 29th. McGregor (22-6 MMA) kicked off the New Year by taking to ‘X‘ with a video sharing the following information:

Conor McGregor, Turki Alalshikh
UFC

Turki Alalshikh reveals conversation with UFC about having Conor McGregor fight in Saudi Arabia: "We're ready"

Josh Evanoff - January 19, 2024

Saudi Arabia advisor Turki Alalshikh would love to bring Conor McGregor and the UFC to his country. Saudi Arabia has arguably become the home of boxing, in just a year. Thanks to the guidance of Turki Alalshikh as well as a lot of money, they’ve attracted multiple massive fights, including Anthony Joshua vs. Francis Ngannou. Along the way, they’ve paid stars such as Conor McGregor to attend and promote these events.

Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler TUF 31 Face-Off with Dana White.
Michael Chandler

Conor McGregor scoffs at Michael Chandler’s claim about being the stronger man: “Lifting belts > Lifting weights”

Harry Kettle - January 16, 2024

UFC star Conor McGregor has laughed off Michael Chandler’s claim that he is the stronger man between them. At some point this year, we’re expected to see Conor McGregor finally square off with Michael Chandler. The expectation is that it’ll happen during International Fight Week this summer, but there’s been no official confirmation of that one way or the other.