Owen Roddy: Conor McGregor’s UFC 246 camp ‘regimented’ compared to ‘sporadic’ Khabib Nurmagomedov prep

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Owen Roddy is confident that the Conor McGregor the MMA world fell in love with will be back on show on Jan. 18 when he faces Donald Cerrone in the main event of UFC 246 at the T-Mobile Arena. The celebrated former fighter and striking coach Roddy gave Eurobash the first […]

Off Guard: Ali Abdelaziz thinks ‘journeyman’ Conor McGregor should retire because ‘he’s not part of the elite’

Ali Abdelaziz thinks Conor McGregor should call it quits. The renowned manager of the likes of UFC champions Khabib Nurmagomedov and Henry Cejudo acknowledges what McGregor has done in the sport, but thinks his best days are behind him. “The man accomplished a lot in this sport – he made a lot of money. It’s […]

Fighter Of The Decade Resume: Conor McGregor

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Max Holloway: Conor McGregor rematch can happen if he wants to be great again

LOS ANGELES — It’s a near-universal fact of professional combat sports life: When a fighter loses a fight, they want a chance to avenge their loss, no matter how much time passes and what else they might achieve in their career. In the case Max Holloway, he took on Conor McGregor when the former UFC […]

Video: Jose Aldo says loss to Alexander Volkanovski ‘hurt a lot more’ than Conor McGregor KO

RIO DE JANEIRO — Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo gives an update on his weight cut for UFC 245, which marks his debut in the bantamweight division against Marlon Moraes on Dec. 14, and explains why this is his “ideal” weight class in MMA. The Nova Uniao star also discusses his title aspirations, why […]

Years in the making: How we got to Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone at UFC 246

How did we get to Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone at UFC 246? Check out this timeline of all the key moments that led to McGregor and “Cowboy” sharing the octagon in the welterweight pay-per-view headliner on Jan. 18 in Las Vegas. * * * * Jan. 16, 2015: Cerrone’s first words on McGregor After […]

No trash talk? Conor McGregor wishes Donald Cerrone well ahead of UFC 246

Conor McGregor is known for his signature trash talk. It’s one of his most famous attributes and has been a major factor in his popularity. The brash Irishman has engaged in wars of words with seemingly every opponent he’s faced – at least since his UFC debut against Marcus Brimage in April 2013. His press […]

Jorge Masvidal Prefers More Lucrative Nick Diaz, Conor McGregor Fights Over Title Shot

Jorge Masvidal’s marketability is at an all-time high, and “Gamebred” is looking for the most lucrative fights possible — even at the expense of an immediate title shot. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Hot Tweets: Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone, Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson, plus the best weapon in a Thanksgiving food fight!

Conor McGregor | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Over in the United States, it was Thanksgiving this week but the MMA world sleeps for no holiday and two major fights were made official: Khabib Nurmagomedov will be defending his lightweight title against former interim champion Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 and Conor McGregor returns to the […]

Point/Counterpoint – Conor McGregor vs. ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone: Who has the edge at UFC 246?

As I’m sure you’ve heard by now, former UFC champion Conor McGregor will be making his return at UFC 246 opposite fellow fan favorite Donald Cerrone. The event will take place on Jan. 18 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, and the headlining matchup at hand will be contested at welterweight. McGregor (21-4 MMA, 9-2 […]

Triple Take: Was Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone the fight to make at UFC 246?

The fight had been rumored for a while, and Thursday it was made official. Conor McGregor will return from what will be about a 15-month layoff to headline UFC 246 in Las Vegas against Donald Cerrone. But was this the right fight for the UFC to make right now? MMA Junkie’s Matt Erickson, Farah Hannoun […]

Jorge Masvidal targets Nick Diaz, Conor McGregor next rather than Usman vs. Covington winner 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jorge Masvidal prefers to get paid first and then he’ll worry about having a shiny UFC belt wrapped around his waist. In the wake of his third-round TKO against Nate Diaz to win the inaugural “baddest motherf*cker” in the game title at UFC 244, Masvidal is sitting on top of the […]

Conor McGregor Opens as Sizeable Betting Favorite Over Donald Cerrone at UFC 246

For the exciting January main event of UFC 246, betting lines have opened, putting Conor McGregor as a significant favorite against Donald Cerrone. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Conor McGregor vs. ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone headlines UFC 246 on Jan. 18

Gallery Photos: Conor McGregor through the years view 99 images The long-rumored matchup between Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone is finally a reality. UFC president Dana White today told ESPN.com that McGregor and “Cowboy” will meet in the welterweight main event of UFC 246, which takes place Jan. 18 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. […]

Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone to headline UFC 246

Conor McGregor (pictured) will fight Donald Cerrone in a welterweight bout in the main event of UFC 246 on Jan. 18 in Las Vegas | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting “The Notorious” is back. Former UFC two-division champion Conor McGregor (21-4) and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone (36-13, 1 NC) have verbally agreed to meet in the welterweight […]

Conor McGregor-Donald Cerrone Set for UFC 246 on Jan. 18

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has given fans quite an announcement on Thanksgiving. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Justin Gaethje: Conor McGregor fight is ‘surest’ path to Khabib Nurmagomedov

Justin Gaethje | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting As much as Justin Gaethje would love to fight Conor McGregor, he’s keeping his eye on the ultimate prize in the lightweight division. Currently riding a three-fight win streak—his best stretch of success since joining the UFC two years ago—Gaethje is in prime position to challenge titleholder Khabib […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov Outlines Difference Between Himself, Conor McGregor

The ongoing saga between Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor doesn’t seem like it’s going away anytime soon. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC Fight Pass 500 moments video: Conor McGregor walks out to Sinead O’Connor

UFC 244 marked the promotion’s 500th live event, and the organization is marking the occasion with “an internally curated list of 500 Unforgettable Moments from UFC history.” Scheduled to be released in seven installments, UFC Fight Pass 500 Moments shines a spotlight on some of the most memorable highlights – and lowlights – from the UFC’s 26-year […]

American Top Team’s Dan Lambert Says Jorge Masvidal’s Money Fight is Conor McGregor

Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal has had a meteoric rise in 2019 with wins over Darren Till, Ben Askren and most recently Nate Diaz, with the American Top Team product calling for his next fight to be against the guy who will put the most money in his bank. View full post on Recent […]

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