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Forbes named Conor McGregor the highest-paid athlete of the past 12 months, largely on the strength of the sale of his stake in Proper No. Twelve whiskey. (Image: Proper No. Twelve)

MMA Notebook: McGregor Highest Paid Athlete, Silva Likely to Retire

Forbes released its list of the highest-paid athletes in the world on Wednesday, and UFC star Conor McGregor topped the list with $180 million in earnings over the past 12 months. McGregor finished ahead of Lionel Messi ($130 million), Cristiano Ronaldo ($120 million), and Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott ($107.5 […]

Dustin Poirier (right) and Conor McGregor (left) have taken to Twitter to argue about a donation McGregor promised to make to Poirier’s charitable foundation. (Image: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa)

UFC Notebook: Poirier, McGregor Spar Over Promised $500K Donation

Before their rematch at UFC 257 in January, Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier built more of a friendly rivalry than a heated feud. Much of that goodwill came from McGregor’s promise to donate $500,000 to The Good Fight Foundation, Poirier’s personal charity. On Sunday, Poirier accused McGregor of never making […]

Conor McGregor has faced legal issues throughout his career, including an arrest after UFC 223. (Image: The Mega Agency)

Woman Files Personal Injury Lawsuit in Ireland Against Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor is facing a multimillion-dollar lawsuit from a woman over an alleged personal injury incident, according to multiple media reports. Attorney Dave Coleman told ESPN that his client filed suit on Monday in the High Court in Dublin, Ireland. Civil Charges Follow Police Investigation The case involves an alleged […]

Jake Paul called out Conor McGregor in a video while wearing the Irish flag, smoking a cigar, and drinking whisky. (Image: Jake Paul/Instagram)

Jake Paul Calls Out Conor McGregor, Attacks Teammate; MMA World Reacts

Fresh off his victory over former NBA player Nate Robinson, YouTuber Jake Paul is now setting his sights on an even bigger fight: one with former UFC champion Conor McGregor. Paul called out McGregor on Instagram Monday night, posting an expletive-laden video in which he claimed to have made a […]

Brian Ortega (right) swept all five rounds to earn a resounding unanimous decision victory over Chan Sung Jung (left) at UFC Fight Night 180. (Image: Josh Hedges/Zuffa/Getty)

UFC Notebook: Ortega Slays Korean Zombie; McGregor Sets Date for Poirier Fight

Brian Ortega pitched a shutout against “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung at UFC Fight Night 180 on Saturday, earning himself a featherweight title shot in the process. All three judges scored the main event bout 50-45 for Ortega, who looked fresh and dominant against Jung throughout the 25-minute fight. […]

Conor McGregor accepted a challenge from Anderson Silva, but there are no signs that the fight will actually happen. (Image: Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports)

Conor McGregor Accepts Challenge from Anderson Silva, But UFC Isn’t Biting Yet

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva took to Instagram on Thursday to challenge former lightweight and featherweight titleholder Conor McGregor — an offer the Irishman quickly accepted. The 45-year-old Silva lost six of his last seven fights (not including a no-contest against Nate Diaz in 2015), and last stepped into […]