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Conor McGregor's coach sets timetable for his return to the UFC

Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor poses upon arrival to attend the world premiere of the documentary film 'Conor McGregor: Notorious' at the Savoy Cinema in Dublin, Ireland on November 1, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Paul FAITH (Photo credit should read PAUL FAITH/AFP/Getty Images) Whether he is i

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Vote: Who would win a fight between Oscar De La Hoya and Conor McGregor?

After opposing the much ballyhooed Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor bout that took place in August, it appears Oscar De La Hoya wants his own chance against the MMA star, saying on Tuesday he would come out of retirement to fight McGregor. The 44-year-old De La Hoya -- who hasn't fought since 2008 bu


Oscar De La Hoya claims he's been secretly training, challenges Conor McGregor to box

Throughout the build-up to the August super fight between Floyd Mayweather and UFC champion Conor McGregor, the most outspoken critic was Golden Boy Promotions founder Oscar De La Hoya. Despite the fact that his comments were largely hypocritical -- just months earlier, "The Golden Boy" had publicly


Old Guy Who Called Mayweather-McGregor A "Farce" Changes Mind, Asks For Fight

Photo: Jae Hong/AP There's no bigger meal ticket in combat sports right now than Conor McGregor. Everyone wants to fight him, from his fellow mixed martial artists in the UFC lightweight division, to fighters in his former featherweight division, to boxers who suck. The reasoning is simple: Fight Mc


Marc Goddard breaks silence regarding Conor McGregor fiasco

Referee Marc Goddard releases statement after being caught in the middle of heated incident featuring Conor McGregor at Bellator 187 Bellator 187 in Dublin featured five excellent fights. The latest outburst of UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor overshadowed all five, however. After McGregor's


Conor McGregor Antics Summon MMA Conspiracy Theorists...Again

There's something empowering about a conspiracy theory. The more far-fetched it is, the better. Cloaking yourself in a conspiracy theory is like moving behind an aegis. You're safe from all rational argument. If someone doesn't buy it, why, they're just not in the know. If someone is only going on t


Dear UFC | Will Conor McGregor be punished?

Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports What's going to happen to Conor McGregor? Conor McGregor made some massive headlines last week, but none had to do with his talents as a fighter inside the cage ... well, not in the traditional sense. The UFC lightweight champion was seen jumping the cage at Bellator


Ref in Conor McGregor Incident Explains Event, Wants No Punishment for Notorious

Referee Marc Goddard commented Tuesday on the incident that occurred involving Conor McGregor at the conclusion of the Bellator 187 fight between Charlie Ward and John Redmond on Friday. In a lengthy Facebook post, Goddard discussed the circumstances surrounding McGregor entering the cage to celebr


Conor McGregor might have crazied himself into a UFC suspension

The consequences of Conor McGregor's controversial cage invasion at Bellator 187 are becoming clearer - and it's not good news for fans of the UFC superstar. McGregor was widely panned for jumping into the cage during a fight featuring his close friend Charlie Ward in Dublin last weekend. The Irishm


Commission president: UFC pulled Conor McGregor from UFC 219 for role in melee

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has yet to publicly face discipline for his role in setting off a wild melee as a fan at Friday's Bellator 187 card in his native Dublin. But according to the card's regulatory head Mike Mazzulli, who serves as the director of the Mohegan Tribe Department of A


Conor McGregor apologizes for incident at Bellator 187: "I let my emotions get the best of me"

Days after Conor McGregor caused a stir in a confrontation with referee Marc Goddard on Friday at Bellator 187 in Dublin, Ireland, the outspoken mixed-martial arts star took to Instagram to issue an apology. McGregor, who was a spectator at the event, climbed into the cage to celebrate his teammate


Conor McGregor can influence change if he truly cares about fighter safety

Conor McGregor is one of the few fighters who has the power to enact positive change in mixed martial arts. If McGregor believes that a rule change is required to make the sport safer for the competitors, a few public comments from him will go a long way toward making that happen. Jumping over the t


Commentator Kenny Florian Says Conor McGregor vs. Georges St-Pierre Won't Happen

UFC commentator and former MMA fighter Kenny Florian has weighed in on the speculation regarding a superfight between lightweight champion Conor McGregor and middleweight king Georges St-Pierre, saying it won't happen. Florian was speaking on the The Anik and Florian Podcast (h/t Daily Star's Chisan


Andy Ryan says promotion should take some blame for Conor McGregor's antics at Bellator 187

Andy Ryan had a front row seat to all of the madness that unfolded with Conor McGregor at Bellator 187 in Dublin on Friday night. Ryan, head coach of Team Ryano, was cornering John Redmond who was knocked out in the final second of the first round by Charlie Ward, which prompted Conor McGregor to st


Conor McGregor deletes 'F-k yous all' tweet referencing his actions at Bellator 187

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor became the star of Bellator 187 in his home country of Ireland, as he found himself in a heated confrontation with referee Marc Goddard in the immediate aftermath of Charlie Ward's knockout win vs. John Redmond. McGregor, who attended the Bellator card as a sp


Conor McGregor Is Rich and Out of Control

Isaac Brekken/Associated Press What would you do if you became fantastically, filthy rich in one night? What would you buy? Where would you go? How would it change you? Would you still be the same person you are right now? Or would you be different in some way? Therein lies the question for Conor M


Commissioner Claims UFC Pulled Conor McGregor from Year-End Fight Card

The commissioner overseeing the Bellator 187 event in Dublin, where UFC champion Conor McGregor scaled the cage and interfered with the outcome of a teammate's bout, on Monday stated that the UFC has already sanctioned McGregor by pulling him from its year-end event. McGregor was caught on video jum


Conor McGregor removed from UFC 219 following incident at Bellator 187

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 26: Conor McGregor walks to the ring prior to his super welterweight boxing match against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on August 26, 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)Association of Boxing Commissions president Mike Mazzulli announc


Bellator's John Redmond: I might have made it to the 2nd round if not for Conor McGregor and his 'circus'

Bellator 187 has been the talk of the week as Conor McGregor jumped the cage, shoved referee Marc Goddard, and slapped a Bellator official during his wild celebration with teammate Charlie Ward, who knocked out John Redmond at the end of the first round. According to Redmond, though, who was almost


Conor McGregor throws punch at official during Bellator 187 in Dublin

Conor McGregor has hit the headlines again in Mixed Martial Arts but this time for all the wrong reasons after losing his cool with an official. The two-weight world UFC champion was in attendance at Bellator 187 in Dublin on Friday night to watch his team-mate Charlie Ward fight. And the evening wa