UFC: Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier 2 set for Abu Dhabi
Dubai: He quit the sport in a hurry and now he wants to return, you guessed it, as quick as he can.Such are the whims of top-flight sportsmen and Irishman Conor McGregor is no different.The former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion shocked the world for the third time In June this year when he announced that he was turning his back on MMA and the UFC because it did not ‘excite’ him anymore.This just a few months after he beat American fan favourite Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone in just 40 seconds at UFC 246.But ‘The Notorious’ has had a big change of heart, perhaps realising that his fan bas...
Manny Pacquiao warned he will lose title if he fights Conor McGregor
Dubai: Manny Pacquiao has been warned: Fight MMA superstar Conor McGregor and he will be stripped of the WBA welterweight championship belt which he won back in July 2019 when he defeated Keith Thurman.But does Pacquiao, who is the only boxer in history to win 12 major world titles in eight different weight divisions, really care?I’m not so sure.Should the crossover fight with McGregor materialise, Pacquiao will stand to earn in excess of $100 million, which at this stage in his career, and with retirement just round the corner, is a big deal.Ever since he became a Senator of the Philippines i...
Conor McGregor Arrested On Sexual Assault & Indecent Exposure Charges In France
Conor McGregor, 32, was arrested and later released on Sept. 12 after being accused of attempted sexual assault and indecent exposure, according to prosecutors.The Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) legend denied the charges against him.A complaint was filed against McGregor on Sept. 10 with facts that will most likely qualify as sexual assault and indecent exposure. The court hearing took place in Bastia, a city on the French island of Corsica, where McGregor is currently vacationing with his wife Dee Devlin and kids.While the Irish MMA legend announced his third retirement from the sport earlier in Ju...
Conor McGregor arrested in France in connection with attempted sexual assault: report
NEW YORK — Conor McGregor, the retired UFC star, was arrested on the French beach island of Corsica in connection with alleged indecent exposure and attempted sexual assault, according to a report.A prosecutor’s office said McGregor, 32, faced a police hearing after a complaint was filed on Thursday, Agence France-Presse reported.The Irish mixed martial arts star was released from police custody on Saturday and wasn’t immediately charged.Karen Kessler, a spokesperson for McGregor, said in a statement to the Daily News that the fighter “vigorously denies any accusation of misconduct.”And McGreg...
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Conor McGregor released from police custody amid sexual assault allegations
Prosecutors have revealed a complaint was filed against the Irish fighter on Thursday (10Sep20), but they did not expand on the details.The 32 year old has denied the charges against him, via a spokesman, who has confirmed Conor was interviewed by ploice and released.The fighter's manager, Audie Attar, has released a statement to the New York Post, which reads: "I am irate and putting out a warning loud and clear: Conor McGregor is not and will not be a target for those seeking to score a headline or a payday."McGregor returned to the MMA world earlier this year after completing court-ordered ...
'What a birthday': Conor McGregor and Dee Devlin are engaged!
Conor McGregor is engaged.The 32-year-old Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter took to Instagram to reveal that he has proposed to his longtime partner Dee Devlin, the mother of his children, Conor Jr, three and daughter Croia, 19 months.He posted a picture of them together, with Dee showing off a huge diamond sparkler, and wrote: "What a birthday, my future wife!"Dee is celebrating her birthday and Conor surprised her with his proposal as part of the festivities.The pair started dating in 2007 when they met in a nightclub and Dee has supported Conor since before he became a UFC star.Meanwhile, it...
Floyd Mayweather Rips On Conor McGregor For Retiring Once Again
On Sunday, UFC Superstar Conor McGregor announced on social media that he would be retiring once again.This announcement has some not so happy with the former lightweight and featherweight champion. One of the critics includes Floyd Mayweather, who defeated McGregor in a 10-round boxing match back in 2017 by TKO. Mayweather commented on McGregor’s social media post, calling out his former opponent. “If I’m not mistaken, didn’t you tell Mike Tyson you could beat me if we fought a second time? Now you’re quitting! I thought you wanted to beat the best? Well, if you decide to come back, I will be...
UFC superstar Conor McGregor announces retirement
London (AFP) - Mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor announced his retirement from the sport on Sunday.The two-division Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) World Champion said his fighting days were over in a Twitter message posted on his verified account, alongside a picture of the Irishman with his mother, Margaret."Hey guys I've decided to retire from fighting. Thank you all for the amazing memories! What a ride it's been!" he wrote."Here is a picture of myself and my mother in Las Vegas post one of my World title wins! Pick the home of your dreams Mags I love you! Whatever you desir...
Conor McGregor Delivers Supplies For COVID-19 Victims To Local Dublin Children’s Hospital
Of all the major sports organizations that fans are checking up on to see for a potential return, one of the more quiet corners of the sports world is MMA and the UFC. But that doesn’t mean the sports biggest face has stopped trying to help out his home country any less. On Thursday, Irish UFC mega-star Conor McGregor delivered supplies to Crumlin Children’s Hospital in Dublin on Thursday. The former UFC double champ previously donated 1 million euros worth of medical supplies to Irish hospitals.“Today I am purchasing myself, one million euro with of personal protective equipment to be employe...
Khabib Nurmagomedov Not Interested In Fighting Conor McGregor
Fight fans may want to see a Conor McGregor versus Khabib Nurmagomedov rematch, but that does not appear to be happening anytime soon. According to Nurmagomedov’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz, Nurmagomedov remains uninterested in fighting McGregor again… unless it’s in the street.“The only chance this fight could happen is in the street,” Abdelaziz said. “[McGregor would] have to do something spectacular. He’s s—, you understand? … Conor McGregor is one of the biggest stars, because he’s one of the biggest scumbags.”GET DEALS ON UFC 249 TICKETS HERE!The first bout between these two was back in Octob...