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Security personnel hold back Khabib Nurmagomedov during a post-fight brawl outside the Octagon following his victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 229. (Image: AP)

Both Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov Suspended by NSAC for UFC 229 Melee

The Nevada Athletic Commission has issued 10-day suspensions to both Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor, initiating the formal beginning of the disciplinary process against the fighters. The suspensions come in the wake of the post-fight brawl that followed the UFC 229 main event, in which Nurmagomedov submitted McGregor to retain […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov climbs over the Octagon wall after his victory over Conor McGregor in their lightweight title fight at UFC 229. (Image: Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

UFC 229 Fallout: McGregor and Nurmagomedov Both Facing NAC Complaints

The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) is expected to file formal complaints against both Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor for their roles in the post-fight brawl that followed their championship bout at UFC 229 on Saturday night. In the immediate aftermath of the fight, NAC chose to withhold Nurmagomedov’s $2 million […]

UFC President Dana White confirmed Thursday that the company has reached an eight-fight deal with fighter Conor McGregor, starting with UFC 229 in October. (Photo: Getty Images)

UFC Locks Down Conor McGregor for Six Fights with Promise of Big Cash

The UFC’s biggest star is sticking around for a while. Conor McGregor has signed a contract with UFC for six fights, beginning with his Oct. 6 bout in the Octagon against Khabib Nurmagomedov, ESPN’s Darren Rovell reported. Without giving details about terms of the deal, UFC president Dana White told […]

Michael Chiesa Suing Conor McGregor over UFC 223 Bus Attack Damages

Conor McGregor may have avoided serious criminal repercussions following his attack on a bus of fighters before UFC 223, but that doesn’t mean that the Irish fighter is out of the woods yet. UFC lightweight Michael Chiesa is now suing McGregor over the incident, saying that he suffered “serious personal, […]

Conor McGregor, who seems to enjoy shocking people, blasted Floyd Mayweather on Tuesday. (Image: Getty)

Conor McGregor Uses Expletive for Response to Floyd Mayweather’s Offer

Apparently the animosity between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor wasn’t just pre-fight hype. At least from the McGregor side. The Irish MMA fighter blasted his opponent of a year ago on social media after it appeared the undefeated boxer was offering to help McGregor. The incident began on Monday when […]

Conor McGregor will make his return to the Octagon at UFC 229, when he takes on Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight title. (Image: Sporting News)

Conor McGregor Returning to MMA in October to Face Khabib Nurmagomedov

Conor McGregor will finally get back in the Octagon on Oct. 6 in Las Vegas, when he takes on UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. UFC President Dana White announced the matchup, which will be the main event for UFC 229, at a press conference on Friday. McGregor Returns after Two-Year […]

Conor McGregor Ducks Jail Time in Plea Deal with Brooklyn District Attorney

Conor McGregor showed Thursday he is better at dodging jail time than Floyd Mayweather punches. McGregor escaped felony charges stemming from the April 5 incident in which he threw a metal dolly at a tour bus carrying rival UFC fighters at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The Irishman’s lawyers […]

Conor McGregor is led out of jail in handcuffs after his arrest last week in New York City. (Image: Reuters)

Oddsmakers Place Conor McGregor Prop Bets After Tirade

The aftermath of Conor McGregor’s tirade in New York City last week has left the UFC fighter’s future in doubt, but internet sportsbooks are speculating what is next. BetDSI and Bodog are two sites that have put prop bets concerning the consequences of the Irish fighter’s conduct. The 29 year […]

Predictably, bookmakers have made Conor McGregor a heavy favorite over Floyd Mayweather in a hypothetical MMA fight between the two. (Image: Getty)

First Lines Offered on Mayweather vs. McGregor in Hypothetical MMA Fight

Despite Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s recent announcement that he plans to begin training for mixed martial arts in the near future, there’s still no official word on if or when he’ll fight in the octagon. But that hasn’t stopped oddsmakers from giving bettors the opportunity to wager on a hypothetical Mayweather […]

UFC, MMA Fans Want to Know … Where Is Conor McGregor’s Next Fight?

Speculation is flying about where Conor McGregor will fight next, and the theories are frustrating the UFC and MMA fans alike. Rumors have the Irish lightweight champion planning another battle against Floyd Mayweather — but this time in the Octagon — as well as meeting up with Manny Pacquiao for […]

Both Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor Benefit From Fight

All is well in the world of boxing, Floyd Mayweather defeated Conor McGregor and the sport did not suffer a cataclysmic meltdown like some predicted. It was actually a fairly entertaining fight and was definitely more competitive than people thought. It might have actually given the sport a much needed […]

Plenty of Attractive Prop Bets for Mayweather-McGregor Fight

Though the betting line for the outcome of Saturday’s fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor may be no longer attractive to gamblers, there are plenty of proposition bets that may garner their attention. Everything from the length of the bout to who will take longer to enter the ring […]

Mayweather Suggests $300 Million Payday for McGregor Fight

Floyd Mayweather might want to add “Big” in front of his “Money” nickname after boasting he is expecting at least $300 million from his fight with Conor McGregor on August 26, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Rumors of a big payday for the undefeated boxer, who is considered the […]