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Conor McGregor (left) punches Donald Cerrone (right) during their fight at UFC 246 on Saturday. (Image: AP)

UFC Notebook: McGregor Dominates, Barber Suffers Complete ACL Tear

Conor McGregor emphatically announced his presence among the UFC elite on Saturday, finishing Donald Cerrone in just 40 seconds to win the main event of UFC 246 in Las Vegas. McGregor (22-4) landed a hard left head kick in the opening seconds of his fight with “Cowboy” Cerrone (36-14), then […]

Conor McGregor (left) and Donald Cerrone (right) were cordial and upbeat ahead of their fight at UFC 246 on Saturday. (Image: AP)

Kinder, Gentler Conor McGregor Says He’ll KO Donald Cerrone at UFC 246

Conor McGregor showed a less abrasive side of his personality in his pre-fight press conference on Wednesday, but still said he plans to finish Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in the main event of UFC 246 in Las Vegas on Saturday. McGregor is a -300 favorite over Cerrone (+235) in his return […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov (left) and Conor McGregor (right) could be in line for a 2020 rematch if they win their respective fights early next year. (Image: Brandon Magnus/Zuffa/Getty)

Nurmagomedov vs. McGregor Rematch Could Happen in 2020

Conor McGregor hasn’t fought since losing to Khabib Nurmagomedov in October 2018, but a win against Donald Cerrone next month could set the Irishman up for a rematch for the lightweight championship. UFC president Dana White told ESPN that if McGregor and Nurmagomedov can each win their early 2020 bouts, […]

Conor McGregor was caught on video throwing a punch at a Dublin pub, possibly over a man’s refusal to try his brand of whiskey. (Image: Ethan Miller/Getty)

Conor McGregor Caught on Video Punching Older Man in Irish Bar

TMZ Sports published a video on Thursday in which former UFC champion Conor McGregor can be seen punching a man in a Dublin bar. The video appears to depict an incident that was first reported in April by the Irish Mirror. Whiskey Dispute May Have Led to Punch In the […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov (right) says he has little interest in a rematch with Conor McGregor (left). (Image: John Locher/AP)

Khabib Nurmagomedov Shoots Down Possibility of Conor McGregor Rematch

Khabib Nurmagomedov dismissed the idea of a rematch with Conor McGregor on Wednesday, saying that there were far more worthy opponents for him to face before considering another meeting with the Irish fighter. Nurmagomedov, the UFC lightweight champion, spoke to reporters in London on Wednesday while promoting his September fight […]

Conor McGregor told Tony Robbins that he wants another shot at UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. (Image: Stephen R. Sylvanie/USA Today Sports)

Conor McGregor Reignites Feud with Khabib Nurmagomedov in New Interview

Conor McGregor says that he is interested in a rematch against Khabib Nurmagomedov, one that would give him the chance to get revenge for his loss to the lightweight champion at UFC 229 last October. McGregor made those comments in an interview with self-help guru Tony Robbins, in which he […]

Conor McGregor is reportedly the subject of an investigation into an alleged sexual assault in Ireland. (Image: Julio Cortez/AP)

Conor McGregor Under Investigation for Alleged Sexual Assault in Ireland

The New York Times reported on Tuesday that UFC superstar Conor McGregor was facing an investigation for an alleged sexual assault in Dublin, Ireland. That report came less than a day after McGregor announced his retirement from mixed martial arts in a Twitter post. Police Won’t Confirm McGregor’s Involvement According […]

Conor McGregor announced his retirement in a post he made to Twitter on Tuesday morning. (Image: Fox Sports Asia)

Conor McGregor Announces Retirement from MMA on Twitter, Again

Former UFC champion Conor McGregor announced early Tuesday morning that he was planning to retire from professional mixed martial arts, telling fans of his decision on Twitter. The unexpected announcement came hours after McGregor made an appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” in which he told Fallon that […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor may not have the warmest relationship right now, but Nurmagomedov says there’s always a chance that could change later. (Image: Steven Ryan/Getty)

Khabib Nurmagomedov Says Reconciliation with Conor McGregor Still Possible

After the main event of UFC 229 – not to mention the melee that took place afterwards – it is safe to say that UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor aren’t exactly on speaking terms. But according to Nurmagomedov, that doesn’t mean their relationship can’t improve in the […]