The Weekly Grind: Israel Adesanya feeds tiger, Conor McGregor shaves beard

The life of a professional fighter isn’t all glitz and glamour. As if getting punched, kicked, kneed, choked and twisted into a pretzel on a regular basis isn’t enough, fighters attract a general wackiness that makes their lives, well…interesting. To commemorate these day-to-day hardships, slip-ups, pranks, and more, we bring you, “The Weekly Grind.” View […]

Dana White Believes Conor McGregor Will Fight This Year, Dismisses Claims That He Turns Down Fights

UFC President Dana White attended the recent UFC 242 press conference in the UK to promote the much anticipated title unification bout between the champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and the interim champion Dustin Poirier to be held on Sept. 7 in Abu Dhabi. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Conor McGregor Ranks No. 21 Among Forbes’ Top-Earning Athletes for 2018

It wasn’t nearly as lucrative as 2017, but Conor McGregor nonetheless did quite well for himself financially this past year. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Forbes: Conor McGregor No. 21 highest paid athlete with earnings of $32 million in 2018

Gallery Photos: Conor McGregor through the years Former two-division UFC champ Conor McGregor is down on Forbes’ list of highest paid athletes after rocketing up to the No. 4 spot on the 2018 list. At No. 21 in 2019 for the 2018 year, McGregor still out-earns nearly 80 percent of the field, including boxing stars […]

Donald Cerrone’s message for Conor McGregor: ‘Sit your ass down now f—ker’

Donald Cerrone thought he was poised for a showdown against former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor this summer until the bottom fell out on the potential fight. Following Cerrone’s win over Alexander Hernandez in January, he exchanged several messages with McGregor on social media with both agreeing that a fight between them made a lot […]

Justin Gaethje Tells Conor McGregor ‘Stop S—-ing on the Integrity of the Sport’

As he has been known to do more and more frequently when a big fight occurs in combat sports, Conor McGregor to Twitter to share his thoughts following Andy Ruiz’s massive upset of Anthony Joshua in boxing this past weekend. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White ‘absolutely’ could see Conor McGregor getting rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov

The lightweight title picture will become much clearer after UFC 242 when reigning champion Khabib Nurmagomedov faces interim champion Dustin Poirier on Sept. 7 in Abu Dhabi. Once an undisputed champion is crowned, the rest of the division can begin getting into position to challenge the winner and that short list of potential opponents still […]

Urijah Faber’s Business and Fighter Instincts Compelled Him to Return to MMA, Along With a Nudge From Conor McGregor

After two-and-a-half years away from the sport, Urijah Faber is set to return to the Octagon to face rising prospect Ricky Simon. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Hot Tweets: Paulie Malignaggi’s fight promotion, Conor McGregor, more

Paulie Malignaggi’s fight promotion Is Paulie going too far creating hype for this fight? I was excited leading up to the presser and now I feel it is manufactured to sell the fight. Doesn’t feel organic @JedKMeshew @MMAFighting — Krumpetsmit (@krumpetsmit) May 21, 2019 In case you missed it, Paulie Malignaggi spit on Artem Lobov […]

Conor McGregor on UFC 229 injury: ‘I probably should have reset the match to a later date’

In hindsight, Conor McGregor thinks he probably shouldn’t have fought Khabib Nurmagomedov after suffering an injury to his foot just weeks out from their clash. In a recent interview with motivational speaker Tony Robbins, McGregor was reminded of the injury he suffered when he was speaking about how Jose Aldo pulled out of their initial […]

Conor McGregor Shares Photo of Training Injury

Ultimate Fighting Championship sensation Conor McGregor appears to have suffered a hand injury while training. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Conor McGregor: Khabib Nurmagomedov’s team ‘running away’ from rematch

Conor McGregor was back in the news recently, as the first man ever to simultaneously hold two UFC weight-class titles detailed his side of the infamous UFC 229 post-fight brawl to famed motivational guru Tony Robbins. But while “Mystic Mac” and his side of the skirmish which reverberated around the sports world commanded the bulk […]

Justin Gaethje: Conor McGregor Needs to Either Fight or Be Pulled from Rankings

The Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight division is arguably the deepest one in the promotion. Justin Gaethje is looking to continue to climb the rankings, and he has identified Conor McGregor as his latest target View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Conor McGregor gives Tony Robbins detailed account of UFC 229 melee

The lightweight title fight that actually took place at UFC 229 went to Khabib Nurmagomedov. But “the real fight,” as Conor McGregorcalls it, went his way. In an extended conversation with Tony Robbins, McGregor reframed his loss and subsequent brawl, crowing over the punches he landed on Nurmagomedov’s teammates before security broke them up. Throughout […]

Coach Javier Mendez Believes McGregor Still Poses The Biggest Threat To Nurmagomedov

Given the relative ease with which Khabib Nurmagomedov has dispatched every foe the Ultimate Fighting Championship has placed in front of him in the last five years, it’s natural to ask if there is anyone out there who poses a serious threat. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Video: John Kavanagh discusses Conor McGregor return, Bellator’s impact in Europe, James Gallagher

DUBLIN — At the Bellator London media day, John Kavanagh discussed James Gallagher getting back to winning ways, Bellator’s impact on the European and Irish scenes, his relationship with Bellator, whether he will be in Conor McGregor’s corner in his next fight, when he expects Conor McGregor to return, and much more. View full post […]

After Some Previous Doubt, John Kavanagh Plans to Corner Conor McGregor for Next Fight

While their ongoing trainer-fighter status recently appeared to be in doubt, John Kavanagh and Conor McGregor will not be parting ways ahead of the Irish star’s next Ultimate Fighting Championship appearance. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Abdelaziz: Justin Gaethje would slaughter Instagram model Conor McGregor, ‘eat his heart alive’

UFC president Dana White believes Conor McGregor will fight again this summer, and if that’s true, there seems to be one matchup that makes sense above all others right now: Justin Gaethje. After all, a lightweight title fight isn’t really an option right now with champ Khabib Nurmagomedov expected to face interim titleholder Dustin Poirier […]

Joe Rogan: Conor McGregor Will Always Have A Problem With Nurmagomedov’s Wrestling

While Conor McGregor continues to push for a rematch against lightweight kingpin Khabib Nurmagomedov, Ultimate Fighting Championship color commentator Joe Rogan maintains that one of the main dynamics of their first matchup is unlikely to change. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White: Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone fight ‘makes sense’

Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone have rapidly become the new “will they or won’t they?” couple in the UFC. For the better part of 2019, the two lightweights have been linked to a potential showdown inside the UFC Octagon. Initially, McGregor tweeted he was down to scrap with “Cowboy” in January. With UFC President Dana […]

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