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Conor McGregor gains boxing licence but Mayweather fight remains unlikely

Irishman obtains licence to box professionally in California but Mayweather Productions CEO calls it a con job to create more interest Conor McGregor would not stay quiet for long after the UFC stripped him of one of the two title belts he hoped to defend simultaneously. Just days after the organization said it was taking away his featherweight title belt, …

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Conor McGregor paid heavily for his hubris against Nate Diaz

The Irishman made a grave mistake opposing above his natural heavines separation at UFC 196. But he became far more likeable in defeat Conor McGregor tapped the mat and everything changed. Run was the 20 -story banner on the MGM Grand he missed, the$ 1bn in revenues he was going to deliver the UFC and the fictitious battle of the …

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Conor McGregor meets his biggest fan, an Irish NYPD officer

UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor will fight Eddie Alvarez on Saturday.Image: Michael Reaves/Getty Images For a guy who makes millions to kick, punch and wrestle other people, Conor McGregor sure seems like a nice guy. The Irish mixed martial arts fighter, who will fight in UFC’s main event on Saturday at Madison Square Garden, met one of his biggest fans …

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Conor McGregor nearly comes to blows with Nate Diaz at UFC 196 media event

UFC featherweight champion separated from challenger at Thursday presser ahead of Saturdays welterweight fight Conor McGregor took a swing at his UFC 196 opponent Nate Diaz on Thursday afternoon following a press conference to promote an event that has taken a nasty turn in recent days. The two fighters were facing each other in the traditional squaring-off photo opportunity on …

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UFC 196: Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz trade insults in indignant pre-fight sequence

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz engaged in a expletive-packed crusade of words on Wednesday that included allegations of steroid expend before their non-title engage at UFC 196 The Irishman Conor McGregor and American Nate Diaz engaged in an expletive-packed crusade of words on Wednesday that included allegations of steroid expend before their non-title engage at UFC 196. Diaz was called …

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Conor McGregor swapped the showman for the fighter to beat Nate Diaz

Talk of money, cars and fame fell by the wayside at UFC 202. All the Irishman concentrated on was making sure he got his career back Sometime before Saturday night Conor McGregor found his fighting soul again. He went five exhausting rounds in a second bout with Nate Diaz and there would be no cocksure bravado or head wagging or …

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Will Conor McGregor’s absence hurt UFC 200? It’s debatable

UFC 200 and Zuffa are already steaming on without the Irishman, and much remains in doubt about his status after moves that seem as much a tantrum as an act of courage We were told a rematch would headline UFC 200 on 9 July in Las Vegas. Now we know which one. When Conor McGregor feigned retirement and balked at …

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Conor McGregor is the rarest of players: one who delivers on his boastings

The Irishman is no match for Muhammad Ali as an athlete but they both share a allure and trust that captivates fans There is not another contestant in sports today like Conor McGregor. Not someone who can talk and talk and talk, spurting ridiculous boasts that he then backs up in the crucible of contender. In this he is unique. …

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