Claressa Shields says she’s using Conor McGregor’s advice as she preps for MMA debut

Two-time Olympic boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields says she not only appreciates some recent advice from Conor McGregor, but she’s using it in the gym ahead of her MMA debut. This past December, McGregor commented on an Instagram post featuring Shields’ MMA training at Jackson Wink MMA, and the former UFC two-division champion had some […]

Preparing for PFL Debut, Boxer Claressa Shields Shares Wisdom for Conor McGregor

Current boxing champ and upcoming Professional Fighters League competitor Claressa Shields weighed in on several MMA topics including Conor McGregor. View full post on Recent News on

MMA’s week out of the cage: Conor McGregor sends Floyd Mayweather a birthday message

Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA. In an individual competition in which nearly every athlete is chasing the same goal of financial success and championship glory, it’s important for fighters to provide insight […]

Jake Paul predicts he’ll ’embarrass’ Nate Diaz once UFC contract ends, lure Conor McGregor into fight

Jake Paul sees the brightest of futures in his boxing career and sees a path for himself to perhaps the most lucrative bout in the fight game against Conor McGregor. That path goes though Nate Diaz. Paul, the YouTube personality, rapper and actor who has crossed over into the boxing world, is schedule for his […]

Who’s the better boxer: Conor McGregor or Max Holloway? Dustin Poirier weighs in

Having battled two of the sport’s best boxers in Conor McGregor and Max Holloway, Dustin Poirier has given his take on who’s better. Poirier (27-6 MMA, 19-5 UFC), who’s beaten Holloway twice and split his two appearances against McGregor, has spent a significant amount of octagon time with both men. After suffering a first-round TKO […]

Dustin Poirier’s UFC 257 fight kit for knockout win over Conor McGregor earns over $26,000 for Good Fight Foundation

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Dustin Poirier fights for a lot of reasons and a primary goal in recent years has been his desire to give back through the charity he started alongside his wife. Ahead of his fight at UFC 257, Poirier received a hefty $500,000 check from opponent Conor McGregor for the Good […]

MMA’s week out of the cage: Conor McGregor shows off new Rolex, Luke Rockhold shreds

Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA. In an individual competition in which nearly every athlete is chasing the same goal of financial success and championship glory, it’s important for fighters to provide insight […]

Hats off to whomever posed as Conor McGregor reviewing Dustin Poirier’s hot sauce

Remember when Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor faced off at the UFC 257 ceremonial weigh-ins? They were all intense and in each other’s faces before McGregor pulled back for a handshake, and that’s when Poirier killed him with kindness by giving him a bottle of his signature Poirier’s Lousiana Style Hot Sauce. They were bros, […]

Despite Loss, Conor McGregor Says He’s on ‘The Correct Path for Evolution’ After UFC 257

Conor McGregor seems to believe he’s in a good place even after his second-round knockout loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 257. View full post on Recent News on

Dustin Poirier relishes target after Conor McGregor win, will step back until best option emerges

Dustin Poirier isn’t looking to fast play anything with his fighting career after scoring a signature victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 257. Poirier (27-6 MMA, 19-5 UFC) redeemed one of the most noteworthy losses of his career in his rematch with McGregor (22-5 MMA, 10-3 UFC) earlier this month. He scored a second-round TKO […]

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Hot Tweets: Conor McGregor’s coaching staff after UFC 257, and what was in Ottman Azaitar’s bag

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images This past week, Dustin Poirier got his revenge, Conor McGregor got knocked out for the first time ever, and Michael Chandler had one of the greatest UFC debuts ever. That alone would be plenty to talk about, but then we also have the whole Ottman Azaitar situation […]

Phil Daru explains how movement was key in Dustin Poirier’s win over Conor McGregor

Strength and conditioning coach Phil Daru sees one particular factor that helped Dustin Poirier even the score with Conor McGregor. Poirier (27-6 MMA, 19-5 UFC) scored a second-round TKO over McGregor in the UFC 257 main event earlier this month, in a fight that played out a lot differently than their first meeting in 2014, where […]

UFC 257 ‘Thrill and Agony’ video: Jolie Poirier thanks Conor McGregor for $500,000 donation to foundation

Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC In the latest edition of “The Thrill and the Agony,” cameras take in the aftermath of UFC 257 this past Saturday in Abu Dhabi. The top-heavy event naturally focuses on the main and co-main events, Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler vs. Dan Hooker, as the action comes […]

Coach Firas Zahabi: Conor McGregor faded in face of Dustin Poirier attack – ‘he’s not used to weathering storms’

Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC Conor McGregor’s penchant for fast, emphatic wins may have caught up to him. That’s one of the reasons “The Notorious” fell short in his rematch with Dustin Poirier at UFC 257, according to Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi. McGregor has a long reel of […]

Video: Between the Links, Live Edition: Dustin Poirier KOs Conor McGregor, Michael Chandler’s stellar debut, Ben Askren vs. Jake Paul

Between the Links returns for a special live edition following the UFC’s first pay-per-view event of 2021. Host Mike Heck is joined by reigning BTL champion, MMA Fighting’s Steven Marrocco as he looks to make it two straight against Jed Meshew following last week’s victory. This week, the panel will discuss the fallout of UFC […]

Mike Brown: Trilogy with Conor McGregor possible, but ‘what Dustin Poirier is fighting for is to be world champion’

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC Dustin Poirier has a lot of reasons to celebrate after vanquishing Conor McGregor inside two rounds in their rematch at UFC 257. While the end result was TKO victory, Poirier’s longtime head coach Mike Brown said that they prepared for a number of potential scenarios in the fight with the […]

Video: UFC 257 ‘Fight Motion’ features Dustin Poirier flooring Conor McGregor, Michael Chandler’s spectacular debut, more

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC Watch the UFC 257 edition of “Fight Motion” to see all the highlights from Saturday’s pay-per-view, including Dustin Poirier’s triumph in his rematch with Conor McGregor, Michael Chandler’s incredible UFC debut, plus big finishes for Makhmud Muradov, Marina Rodriguez, and Julianna Pena, and more. View full post on MMA Fighting […]

Justin Gaethje Would Consider Not Fighting in UFC Again if Conor McGregor Gets Title Shot

Justin Gaethje finds it ridiculous that Conor McGregor and his team are pushing for a trilogy title bout with Dustin Poirier just after UFC 257. View full post on Recent News on

Nielsen Sports: Conor McGregor remains huge hit despite loss

Zuffa LLC The long-term hit to Conor McGregor’s popularity in the wake of his UFC 257 loss to Dustin Poirier won’t be known for a while. But according to social media stats released after this past Saturday’s pay-per-view event, he remains – and will remain – a massive star. Ratings firm Nielsen Sports recently reported […]

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