Conor McGregor

Sports shorts: Australian Open draw, England bat first
American 15-year-old Cori Gauff reacts after her stunning win against Venus Williams at Wimbledon
Daily Briefing

Sports shorts: Australian Open draw, England bat first

Ten things from the world of sport on Thursday 16 January
16 Jan 2020
Sport shorts: Conor McGregor announces UFC comeback date
Ireland’s Conor McGregor has been a UFC world champion in two divisions
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Sport shorts: Conor McGregor announces UFC comeback date

Ten things from the world of sport on Thursday 24 October
24 Oct 2019
Conor McGregor retires: how UFC and MMA fans reacted
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Conor McGregor retires: how UFC and MMA fans reacted

Some fans don’t believe that The Notorious has quit but UFC president Dana White says it makes total sense
26 Mar 2019
Putin praises Nurmagomedov after UFC title win over McGregor
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Putin praises Nurmagomedov after UFC title win over McGregor

Russian president urges the UFC champion’s father not to punish him ‘too strictly’ for the post-bout punch-up
11 Oct 2018
Mayweather vs. McGregor part II: Irish fighter wants rematch
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Mayweather vs. McGregor part II: Irish fighter wants rematch

Dubliner vows to ‘maul’ Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229
2 Oct 2018
Conor McGregor ‘attacks rival’ in New York
Conor McGregor is in police custody following an alleged attack on a UFC rival
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Conor McGregor ‘attacks rival’ in New York

Video footage appears to show McGregor throwing a trolley through a bus window
6 Apr 2018
Dana White: Conor McGregor ‘might never fight again’ in UFC
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Dana White: Conor McGregor ‘might never fight again’ in UFC

UFC president questions the future of Irishman 'with £100m in the bank'
29 Nov 2017
Conor McGregor will make UFC return, says his manager
Ireland’s Conor McGregor has been a UFC world champion in two divisions
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Conor McGregor will make UFC return, says his manager

UFC president Dana White wants to see ‘The Notorious’ fight Tony Ferguson
12 Oct 2017
Millions watched Mayweather vs McGregor illegally online
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Millions watched Mayweather vs McGregor illegally online

The Money Fight is thought to be the most pirated event in history
30 Aug 2017
Mayweather vs McGregor: How to watch it and betting odds
Mayweather McGregor
In Review

Mayweather vs McGregor: How to watch it and betting odds

Check the tale of the tape for The Money Fight in Las Vegas
22 Aug 2017
McGregor vs Mayweather: Safety fears over eight-ounce gloves
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McGregor vs Mayweather: Safety fears over eight-ounce gloves

Fighters will wear smaller, lighter gloves, despite opposition from doctors
17 Aug 2017
After Conor McGregor, eight other athletes who switched sports
Ian Botham
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After Conor McGregor, eight other athletes who switched sports

The Irish UFC fighter is to try his hand at boxing, but will he be as successful as other cross-code sports stars?
15 Jun 2017
Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz press conference turns nasty
Conor McGregor
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Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz press conference turns nasty

UFC reclaims some limelight from the Olympics as two fighters swear and throw bottles at each other in Las Vegas
18 Aug 2016
UFC: From 'human cockfights' to $4bn franchise in 20 years
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UFC: From 'human cockfights' to $4bn franchise in 20 years

Hollywood takeover of UFC makes the cage-fighting organisation the most expensive sports franchise in history
11 Jul 2016
UFC star Conor McGregor 'behaving like Donald Trump'
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UFC star Conor McGregor 'behaving like Donald Trump'

Critics lay into 'narcissistic' fighter after it's confirmed he will not appear in Las Vegas
28 Apr 2016
MMA fighter Joao Carvalho dies: Have things gone too far?
Joao Carvalho
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MMA fighter Joao Carvalho dies: Have things gone too far?

Portuguese star's death, so soon after the case of boxer Nick Blackwell, means fighting sports must consider their futures
13 Apr 2016
UFC star Conor McGregor to fight Nate Diaz at welterweight
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UFC star Conor McGregor to fight Nate Diaz at welterweight

New opponent named after injury forces Rafael dos Anjos to pull out of highly anticipated bout
24 Feb 2016
Has Conor McGregor made UFC bigger than boxing?
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Has Conor McGregor made UFC bigger than boxing?

Even after Fury v Klitschko and Mayweather v Pacquiao, 2015 still belongs to UFC
15 Dec 2015
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