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    MANNY PACQUIAO confirmed he will fight Conor McGregor - but only if he acts as co-promoter. Both stars are in talks for a blockbuster event which is believed to be targeted for December or January. 4Manny Pacquiao confirmed he wants to fight Conor McGregor Credit: Getty Images - Getty 4McGregor and Pacquiao are in talks to fight Credit: AP:Associated Press McGregor's manager Audie Attar this year linked up with Filipino icon PacMan. But the WBA welterweight champion revealed he has no current contractual obligation with Attar's Paradigm Sports company. And he insisted he will only agree terms to fight McGregor, 32, if he can co-promote the event. Pacquiao, 41, said in a statement: "At the...
    CONOR MCGREGOR’S antics on social media cost him his rematch against Khabib Nurmagomedov. Notorious was choked out by the undefeated UFC lightweight champion in 2018 on an explosive night and has fought just twice since. 3Conor McGregor's social media antics cost him his rematch with Khabib NurmagomedovCredit: Sportsfile One of those was his boxing defeat to Floyd Mayweather, and then he returned to the octagon to destroy Donald Cerrone in 40 seconds back in January. That victory looked enough to have earned him a shot at Nurmagomedov, should the Dagestani star get past Justin Gaethje later this month. UFC president Dana White was looking to relaunch reality TV show The Ultimate Fighter with both the Irishman and Nurmagomedov as opposing...
    CONOR MCGREGOR has released a fight poster for his showdown with Dustin Poirier - but he seems determined not to have it in UFC. Notorious challenged Poirier, 31, to a charity fight in Dublin that was ‘nothing to do with the UFC’ yesterday. 4Conor McGregor has released a charity fight poster for his rematch with Dustin Poirier 4Poirier has already accepted McGregor's challenge before White stepped inCredit: Getty Poirier, who lost to McGregor at UFC 178 in 2014, immediately accepted and then UFC president Dana White says he has offered the pair a fight under his banner too. However, it seems the Irishman has no intention of taking on Diamond under the banner of UFC, with his poster showing the...
    Floyd Mayweather is open to fighting Conor McGregor again, but it’ll come at a high price. During a recent interview with Shannon Sharpe, Mayweather said he would fight McGregor again for an “easy $300 million.” The legendary boxer won the first match back in 2017. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) You can listen to his full comments below. Has Floyd Mayweather talked to Conor McGregor? “Nah. I don’t like him, at all. At all.” — @FloydMayweather pic.twitter.com/45mgHVIoCS — Club Shay Shay (@ClubShayShay) September 30, 2020 We all know the fight game boils down to money. Whether it’s boxing or the UFC, it’s all about the cash. It’s that simple. If there’s enough money...
    CONOR McGREGOR deleted a poster announcing a fight with Manny Pacquiao and was accused of lying about the event. Both the Irishman and Pacquiao confirmed they are in talks for a boxing match, which McGregor claimed would take place in the Middle East. 3Conor McGregor deleted this fight poster on Instagram 3 But Ali Abdelaziz, Khabib Nurmagomedov's manager, said a Saudi Arabian contact forced The Notorious to take down a post on Instagram. The mocked up poster, which says McGregor, 32, will fight Pacquiao, 41, in Saudi, has now been deleted. Abdelaziz tweeted: "Is funny how's this Liar posted a photo him and Pacman Fighting in Saudi Arabia ? "I was talking right now with my...
    The top stars in the UFC’s lightweight division have once again shined a light on the illustrious weight class. Chiefly, megastar Conor McGregor has been in the headlines following elaborate call-outs, exhibition matches, and leaked messages with Dana White. ‘The Notorious’ most recently called out former interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier to an exhibition fight for charity in Dublin, Ireland. UFC President Dana White hasn’t been too happy with Conor as of late after the Irishman leaked their private conversations on Twitter. Moreover, this led to speculation that a fight between McGregor and Poirier wouldn’t be on the cards. Conor McGregor adds fuel to the fire Conor McGregor released a poster for the exhibition bout and fans saw it as...
    This fan-made Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 2 poster is epic. Let’s be honest here, Boss Logis isn’t exactly just a fan. He’s one of the most talented graphic designers and has produced some of the most stunning posters for UFC events without ever being paid one time by the billion-dollar company. But we digress. His most recent creation is a poster for the hypothetical charity fight that Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier have agreed to on Twitter. There are obviously some very big hoops to jump through for this thing to be a reality but in a time when the world seems to be crumbling all around us, it’s nice to have something fun to wish for.Here’s the poster...
    Next1 of 10Prev postUse your ← → (arrows) to browse Conor McGregor has impeccable taste and even his own clothing line, here are some of his top fashion moments.  Over the last few years, Conor McGregor has emerged as one of the most talented fighters in the UFC. He has become a worldwide known personality and he might be more well known now for his antics outside the cage than inside of it. One thing that McGregor does so well is getting the attention of the fans, and the haters. He has his own whiskey brand and his own clothing brand, and both have that McGregor style that he has become known for. August McGregor is the clothing brand. They...
    Are Trumps tough-on-crime tactics working? This where to get the best cheap burrito in Miami Conor McGregor organizes charity fight with Dustin Poirier despite Dana White arranging same match Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier went back-and-forth on Twitter this week discussing the possibility of a charity match. Now, with that match announced by McGregor, UFC president Dana White said he offered them a fight on the official books and is waiting to hear back. McGregor options charity fight to PoirierMcGregor announced that the exhibition charity match would take place in Dublin on Dec. 12. It’s being put on by McGregor Sports and Entertainment in association with The Good Fight, a nonprofit in Louisiana started by Poirier and his...
    U.S. Embassy worker in Kyiv dies after being found unconscious This where to get the best cheap burrito in Miami Dana White: Khabib pulled plug on coaching TUF 29 vs. Conor McGregor after message leak Dana White says he had his coaches set for the revival of “The Ultimate Fighter” – until Khabib Nurmagomedov pulled the plug over leaked direct messages. © Provided by MMAJunkie According to the UFC president, the promotion had pegged Nurmagomedov (28-0 MMA, 12-0 UFC) to coach Season 29 of the reality series opposite rival Conor McGregor. However, McGregor’s recent posting of screenshots of previously private text conversations with White led to Nurmagomedov (28-0 MMA, 12-0 UFC) turning down the coaching offer. “He was going...
    Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier have verbally agreed to fight this December for charity, and the UFC fighters are more than supportive. Recently, BMF titleholder Jorge Masvidal also pledged his support. In a conversation over Twitter on Monday, Conor McGregor extended an offer that was almost impossible to turn down. He offered Dustin Poirier the opportunity to come down to Ireland and face him once again. A fight that will be fought with only one objective – charity. Conor said they will donate the proceeds from this exhibition to Dustin Poirier’s charity ‘The Good Fight Foundation.’ Such an offer was impossible to turn down. Conor also named the place and date for the fight. He also added more details and...
    CONOR McGREGOR has been offered a UFC return against Dustin Poirier by Dana White. And American star Poirier was quick to accept when news of the potential clash emerged. 4Conor McGregor has been offered a UFC return against Dustin PoirierCredit: Reuters 4Poirier has already accepted the fight which was offered by Dana WhiteCredit: Getty Images - Getty Yesterday, McGregor challenged Poirier, 31, to a charity fight in Dublin that was "nothing to do with the UFC". Poirier immediately accepted and now UFC chief White reveals he offered the pair a fight under his banner too. The news comes just days after McGregor sensationally claimed he was set to box Manny Pacquiao in the Middle East. And in an interview with...
    FORMER UFC star Dan Hardy says Conor McGregor fighting Diego Sanchez would be 'an execution'. The Notorious outlined his plans to step back into the octagon having announced his latest retirement from the sport in June. 5Conor McGregor may have 'retired' from UFC - but many expect him back in the cageCredit: Instagram / @thenotoriousmma 5Diego Sanchez has been earmarked by McGregor as a potential opponentCredit: Getty Images - Getty He proposed the Sanchez fight to Dana White back in February, but the idea was rubbished by the UFC president. But, undeterred, McGregor, 32 - who looks set to fight Manny Pacquiao in the boxing ring first - has reiterated his desire to face the 31-13 American. He tweeted: "I am still interested in a...
    FLOYD MAYWEATHER has demanded £500million to box Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov - while laughing off the Irishman's "soft punches." Money, 43, revealed he wouldn't bother dusting of his gloves for anything under £120m. 4Mayweather has claimed he would happily fight McGregor again for £250mCredit: AP:Associated Press 4Mayweather has also claimed he'd fight Khabib but not for less than £250mCredit: Getty Images - Getty However, the 50-0 American legend - tipped to fight against YouTube star Logan Paul - did claim he would fight UFC duo McGregor and Khabib for £250m apiece. Mayweather admitted he is keen to fight McGregor again - claiming the Irishman "can't punch". The Las Vegas ace told Shannon Sharpe's ‘Club Shay Shay’ podcast: “Conor McGregor can't punch. He...
    Kentucky AG seeks one week delay in release of Breonna Taylor grand jury recordings These Two Beloved Pizza Chains Are Close To Bankruptcy Dana White: UFC has offered Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier a fight Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier have been offered a fight. © Provided by MMAJunkie According to UFC president Dana White, the promotion has proposed a fight to the two contenders following a back-and-forth they had on social media earlier this week. “(Conor) called out Poirier for a fight with (him) in Dublin for charity,” White said, in an interview with Barstool Sports. “So we offered them both a fight. We offered Dustin and Conor a fight, so we’re waiting to hear back from both...
    Getty UFC president Dana White revealed to Barstool Sports’ “My Mom’s Basement” podcast that he just offered UFC superstar Conor McGregor the rematch he desires against former interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier. It didn’t take long for at least one side of that promotion to agree to the bout. “I accept,” Poirier posted via various social media channels on Wednesday. I Accept — The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) September 30, 2020 Dana White tells @RobbieBarstool that Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier has officially been offered for a UFC fight.@DustinPoirier just replied on Instagram. What say you, @TheNotoriousMMA? pic.twitter.com/KFE3zkW0Ut — Mike Bohn (@MikeBohnMMA) September 30, 2020 McGregor defeated Poirier via first-round stoppage at UFC 178 in 2014. But both...
    UFC trying to make Conor McGregor – Dustin Poirier 2 By: Daniel Cunningham ShareTweetFlipRedditIt has been a crazy week in the world of the UFC specifically around superstar Conor McGregor (22-4). McGregor in the last week has announced plans to box Manny Pacquiao, showed screenshots with from a private conversation with Dana White, and he’s called out the UFC President publicly. To top it off, McGregor then asked Dustin Poirier (26-6, 1 NC) to compete in a charity MMA match. This would supposedly take place in December and it would have nothing to do with the UFC. Poirier agreed to the match through Twitter. However, both of these fighters are under contract with...
    Conor McGregor is back in the gym, and he looks swole! McGregor recently posted a picture of him amid his training. The former two-division champ looks great. He looks like he’s going in hard and training for something big to come. But what can that be? In the post, the Irishman can be seen engaged in a few exercises. One shows him in the middle of a chin-up and the other has him training in boxing gear. Conor captioned these pictures, “A good days work today on the program. @McGregorFast.” McGregor Fast is his performance training program. A strength and conditioning program developed by McGregor himself. The former featherweight and lightweight champion is probably gearing up to take on Manny Pacquiao...
    Hurricane Sandy Fast Facts Meet the K-shaped recession, where professional workers are largely fine and everyone else is doing awful Floyd Mayweather would demand this much money for Conor McGregor rematch Floyd Mayweather Jr. has not fought since he improved his record to 50-0 with a win over Conor McGregor back in 2017. He has hinted at coming out of retirement (again) numerous times in the past, and apparently he is open to a rematch against McGregor. © Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports Floyd Mayweather would be looking for a ridiculous payday for a rematch with Conor McGregor. For the right price. Mayweather made a recent appearance on Shannon Sharpe’s “Club Shay Shay” podcast and discussed whether or not he...
    CONOR McGREGOR has slammed UFC for not sorting him out a fight and called their actions 'borderline criminal'. The Irishman has announced plans for another foray into boxing, and will reportedly fight Manny Pacquiao in the Middle East. 4Conor McGregor has blasted UFC and Dana White for not sorting him out a fightCredit: Getty Images - Getty But McGregor posted a scathing Instagram post where he insisted he would 'rather fight in MMA' and accused UFC of 'holding him back'. And he pleaded with Disney CEO Bob Chapek to help resolve the situation. Disney own ESPN, who televise the UFC's fights live. McGregor's frustrations saw him retire for a THIRD TIME in June, his last fight coming in January when...
    Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier are in talks for a charity fight. Veteran BJ Penn chimed in and offered to serve as a backup if the event requires so. Conor McGregor is shifting focus from his entire drama with Dana White to fellow UFC colleague Dustin Poirier. When Daniel Cormier brought up the Conor and White feud on Twitter, Conor clarified his stance and made Poirier the offer. He wrote: “Hey bro! You want to do an MMA charity fight? Zero to do with the UFC. I will donate half a mill towards your charity for it. Sell it on PPV or work a tv deal and we work out other charities that are close to my heart also. I...
    KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV rejected the UFC's approach to coach 'The Ultimate Fighter' against bitter rival Conor McGregor. The reality TV show, which usually sees 16 fighters compete for a UFC contract, is coming back after a brief cancelation in 2018. 4Khabib Nurmagomedov rejected the UFC's approach to coach 'The Ultimate Fighter' against Conor McGregorCredit: Getty - Contributor And Dana White had big plans for its return to the small screen, as he approached Ali Abdelaziz about Nurmagomedov or Gaethje going up against McGregor. The lightweight pair - who are both managed by Abdelaziz - fight in a unification at UFC 254 and the winner would go on to coach in the next series of TUF. But unbeaten...
    CONOR McGREGOR is preparing to brace the boxing world again - with opinions soon to be divided once more on the move. Three years after losing against Floyd Mayweather on his ring debut, McGregor announced he will face Manny Pacquiao in the Middle East. 7Conor McGregor made his boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather Credit: Reuters The 32-year-old UFC star faced critics before and after his loss to Mayweather, ranging from his punching technique and stamina. Others praised McGregor for his effort against the American legend, having won early rounds and landing 111 punches - more than Pacquiao and Canelo managed. For some the southpaw star's quality was never in question, and here SunSport finds out how sparring...
    MIKEY GARCIA insisted he will face Manny Pacquiao next - NOT Conor McGregor. It comes after former UFC champion McGregor and Filipino icon Pacquiao confirmed they are in talks to fight in the Middle East. 4Mikey Garcia says he will be the next to face Manny Pacquiao Credit: Getty - Contributor 4Pacquiao is in talks to fight UFC star Conor McGregor Credit: Getty Images - Getty But four-weight champion Garcia, 32, is '100 per cent' confident he will be the one to box PacMan next, with The Notorious coming afterwards. He told FightHype: “I saw the tweets by McGregor. “I haven’t seen some from Pacquiao. Are there any responses from Pacquiao yet, or no? “I’ve only seen...
    A certain lightweight claimed that he would be next in line to face the legendary boxer Manny Pacquiao before the latter fights former UFC double-champion Conor McGregor. The person was none other than the former four-division champion Mikey Garcia. Upon being asked whether he saw the tweets from McGregor and Pacquiao on the fight he said, “I’ve only seen what McGregor tweeted out, that his next his fight is Manny Pacquiao in Saudi Arabia or middle-east or something like that.” “Well, I think he might be right… I’m pretty confident his next fight is Manny Pacquiao. But Manny Pacquiao’s next fight is not Conor McGregor. Manny Pacquiao’s next fight is with me.” Further explaining himself, Garcia said, “McGregor’s next...
    Getty Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm revealed to Heavy on Tuesday that what she did in transitioning from being a boxing champion to becoming a UFC superstar was way harder than what Conor McGregor will attempt to do in his boxing match against Manny Pacquiao next year. “I think that it’s definitely easier to go from MMA to boxing,” Holm said. “How could it not be?” View this post on Instagram Enjoying the journey. #fightisland A post shared by Holly Holm (@hollyholm) on Sep 28, 2020 at 9:57am PDT Holm: ‘I Do Think Its Easier’Holm said MMA fighters already know how to throw punches whereas boxers usually don’t know a thing about wrestling or...
    Getty Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov faces-off with Conor McGregor during the UFC 229 Press Conference at Radio City Music Hall on September 20, 2018 in New York City. According to his manager, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is finished with Conor McGregor after having seen the Irishman’s latest feud against UFC president Dana White spill over onto social media. Ali Abdelaziz revealed two huge bits of news to TMZ Sports on Tuesday, claiming Nurmagomedov would “never” give McGregor a rematch and that the 28-0 Russian even turned down an offer from the UFC last week to be featured alongside McGregor on the next edition of “The Ultimate Fighter”. “I talked to Khabib yesterday, and he said ‘the man...
    CONOR McGREGOR called Daniel Cormier a 'fat fool' - as the UFC legend says he will fight in the UFC next and NOT Manny Pacquiao. McGregor had leaked private messages with UFC president Dana White, where he can be seen demanding several fights. 3Conor McGregor is training to box Manny Pacquiao Credit: Twitter / @TheNotoriousMMA 3Daniel Cormier thinks McGregor will fight in the UFC next Credit: Getty Images - Getty But Cormier, 41, questioned why the Irishman did not fill in for Khabib Nurmagomedov, 32, who pulled out of fighting Tony Ferguson, 36, in May. McGregor, 32, responded: "I asked for May you fat fool, what you saying? "I fought in January and tried to go...
    JON JONES is in rumoured talks to make his boxing debut on the undercard of Conor McGregor vs Manny Pacquiao. It is claimed Jones is negotiating a deal to fight British heavyweight Chi Lewis-Parry, who is unbeaten in his nine bouts in the cage. 4Jon Jones is in talks to make his boxing debut on the undercard of Conor McGregor vs Manny PacquiaoCredit: Getty Images - Getty 4British heavyweight Chi Lewis-Parry is in talks to box Jones Credit: EPA The pair - who have a storied past - would both be boxing for the first time. Siju Roseje, Lewis-Parry's manager, said: “Chi is quite rightly rising quickly up the ranks in terms of the opponents he's facing...
    CONOR McGREGOR revealed he is back sparring for his boxing return against Manny Pacquiao. Both the Irishman and Pacquiao revealed they are in talks to fight in the Middle East. 4Conor McGregor is back sparring for his boxing return against Manny PacquiaoCredit: Twitter / @TheNotoriousMMA 4McGregor will return to boxing for the Pacquiao fight Credit: Twitter / @TheNotoriousMMA 4McGregor during a strength and conditioning session Credit: Twitter / @TheNotoriousMMA Ahead of his second pro boxing bout, McGregor, 32, shared pictures of what appears to be a sparring as well as a strength and conditioning session. He captioned the post: "A good days work today on the program." McGregor made his boxing debut in 2017, losing to...
    It may just be Conor McGregor vs. Dana White in the octagon soon. On Sunday morning, McGregor tweeted that White should “stop lying,” in reference to comments White has previously made about the former double champion’s desire to fight in a potential boxing match against Manny Pacquiao. Just two days earlier, McGregor took to Twitter to post several screenshots of Instagram direct messages between him and White from earlier this year. The screenshots, which have since been deleted, revealed that McGregor wanted to stay active this year and schedule at least three fights. The 32-year-old McGregor brought up potential 2020 fights with top lightweight contender Justin Gaethje, as well as Diego Sanchez. White dismissed the notion of a Sanchez...
    It may just be Conor McGregor vs. Dana White in the octagon soon. On Sunday morning, McGregor tweeted that White should “stop lying,” in reference to comments White has previously made about the former double champion’s desire to fight in a potential boxing match against Manny Pacquiao. Just two days earlier, McGregor took to Twitter to post several screenshots of Instagram direct messages between him and White from earlier this year. The screenshots, which have since been deleted, revealed that McGregor wanted to stay active this year and schedule at least three fights. The 32-year-old McGregor brought up potential 2020 fights with top lightweight contender Justin Gaethje, as well as Diego Sanchez. White dismissed the notion of a Sanchez fight...
    CONOR McGREGOR has agreed to return to MMA to face Dustin Poirier in a December charity exhibition. The Irishman retired from the UFC in June, but already announced he would return to boxing to fight Manny Pacquiao in the Middle East. 4 He followed it up by publicly challenging Poirier - who he beat in 2014 - to an exhibition in Ireland, without the UFC's involvement. The proposal, of an openweight bout with no weigh ins, was accepted and McGregor revealed negotiations will now take place behind the scenes. Here SunSport details how the former opponents match up with 38 UFC wins between them. Conor McGregor McGregor burst onto the scene in 2013, and within...
    CONOR McGREGOR lashed out at the UFC again after insisting he was 'held back' from fighting for SEVEN months. It came just days after Irishman explained he would return to the boxing ring to face Manny Pacquiao having been frozen out of the UFC picture. 3Conor McGregor lashed out at the UFC again after insisting he was 'held back' from fighting for SEVEN monthsCredit: Getty Images - Getty McGregor had posted direct messages with Dana White where he demanded fights in February, May and August with Justin Gaethje and veteran Diego Sanchez named opponents. But he believes the UFC instead wanted him to be a potential replacement for International Fight Week in July - seven months after...
    There has come a strain in Conor McGregor and Dana White’s relationship. And now we see fighters and managers adding in on the ongoing conversation. This is the manager of Khabib Nurmagomedov had to say. The President and his biggest star have come into a bit of a fix. A few days ago, Conor McGregor took to twitter and in a tweet targeted at Diego Sanchez, he put out screenshots of his private conversations with Dana White. The conversation revealed that McGregor has requested to fight Sanchez, but White didn’t allow it. The images in the tweets also went on to suggest that McGregor didn’t want to serve as a replacement on the Khabib vs Ferguson fight. This act...
    CONOR McGREGOR has challenged Dustin Poirier to a charity MMA fight - just days after claiming he is fighting Manny Pacquiao. Notorious looks desperate to end his self-imposed exile from the ring and octagon after announcing his retirement in June. 5McGregor and Poirier are set for a sensational charity rematch of their 2014 boutCredit: Getty - Contributor 5McGregor challenged Poirier to a December fight on Twitter 5Poirier confirmed he is up for taking on McGregor in Ireland McGregor, 32, has not fought since he swatted away Donald Cerrone in 40 seconds at UFC 246 in January. And now he is all set to battle ex-interim UFC lightweight champ and rival Poirier, 31, in a charity fight that has "zero to...
    UFC star Conor McGregor is in training for an amazing boxing fight with legend Manny Pacquiao. The pair are due to meet later this year in the Middle East - three years after McGregor fought and lost against Floyd Mayweather. 17 McGregor, 32, has already been busy working hard at the gym after sharing a selfie on Instagram. McGregor  - who recently showed off his extreme new look with a shaved head - is very careful what he eats when he's in training. The Notorious fills himself up with plenty of protein, gorging on good-quality meats, fish, greens, and carbs. McGregor has been known to consume up to 4,000 calories when he's preparing for a big fight, under the watchful eye of...
    UFC: Why Conor McGregor’s charity fight is a big deal for the league By: Cay North ShareTweetFlipRedditIt’s debatable whether or not the UFC will allow Conor McGregor to fight Dustin Poirier in a charity match. Both of the fighters are under contract with the UFC, and the charity bout would take place under outside promotion. The UFC might take some heat from fans for turning it down – after all, the fight would raise a lot of money for charity. But at the end of the day, that may be the likeliest scenario because the UFC has something to lose if they let it happen. The reason why the fight matters This fight...
    Count Jorge Masvidal in on Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier for charity In sudden fashion on the evening of Sept. 28, Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier agreed to face each other in a charity MMA contest outside of the UFC on Dec. 12. While that bout is not official (though apparently verbally agreed to on social media), we have the first noteworthy name who said he’ll be tuning in and donating — Jorge Masvidal. McGregor has also supposedly been in negotiations for a 2021 boxing match with Manny Pacquiao, for what that’s worth. Next: 6 most memorable Conor McGregor quotes of all-time Follow along with FanSided for all your news and highlights.
    UFC: Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor agree to charity MMA match By: Daniel Cunningham ShareTweetFlipRedditYesterday was the six year anniversary of UFC 178. That night, Conor McGregor (22-4) knocked out Dustin Poirier (26-6, 1 NC) in the first round of their highly anticipated lightweight matchup. The fight was the first real test for McGregor inside the UFC. After that fight, McGregor went on to become the biggest star the UFC has ever had. Meanwhile Poirier reinvented himself at lightweight and climbed all the way to winning the interim UFC lightweight championship last year. Both men have been linked to each other for some time as Poirier has wanted to get that fight back....
    Conor McGregor wants to fight Dustin Poirier for charity outside of the UFC. It’s pretty damn clear that, despite his retirement, Conor McGregor is itching to fight and his most recent tweets indicate he doesn’t even care who he fights or what the potential purse could be. In the last few days McGregor has called out everyone from Diego Sanchez (yes, that’s right) and now he’s calling out Dustin Poirier by pulling at the fighter’s heartstrings. “Hey bro,” McGregor tweeted in response to Poirier’s tweet. “You want to do an MMA charity fight? Zero to do with the UFC. I will donate half a mill towards your charity for it. Sell it on PPV or work a tv deal and we...
    Getty Conor McGregor is interviewed by UFC's Joe Rogan during a ceremonial weigh-in for UFC 246 at Park Theater at Park MGM on January 17, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor will face Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 on January 18 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images) On Monday evening, UFC superstar Conor McGregor ripped a UFC legend, former heavyweight and light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. “Notorious” commented on a clip of “DC” speaking with ESPN’s Ariel Helwani about the Irish fighter. In the clip, Cormier and Helwani debated McGregor’s willingness to fight anyone in the UFC and the private messages the fighter shared between himself and UFC president Dana White. The messages show that McGregor...
    UFC: Justin Gaethje responds to Conor McGregor, ‘You never wanted it!’ By: Daniel Cunningham ShareTweetFlipRedditOver this past weekend, UFC superstar Conor McGregor has been in the news. He came out and claimed that he would be boxing Manny Pacquiao instead of competing inside the octagon for his next bout in combat sports. This seemed to go along with the something fun the UFC had planned for McGregor in early 2021. In addition to that, there’s been some back and forth between Dana White and Conor McGregor. McGregor released private conversation photos between him and White. White said that the UFC superstar broke man code. However, McGregor fired back telling the UFC president to...
    It seems that all is not well between the UFC President Dana White and the former UFC double champ Conor McGregor. After a press conference where White accused McGregor of breaking the “man code”, ‘The Notorious One’ responded with some words of his own. Just a while ago, the Irish fighter had released the private chats of him and White from his Twitter account. The exchanges were of two discussing McGregor’s next bout after he beat Donald Cerrone in January. The messages showed McGregor wanting to fight soon. He saw UFC veteran Diego Sanchez as a possible next opponent for him. Furthermore, ‘Notorious’ asked for the current interim lightweight champion Justin Gaethje. The duo seemed to go back and...
    Conor McGregor has sparked speculation he's married his fiancée Dee Devlin. The mixed martial arts star, 32, took to Instagram to repose a pair of loved-up pair of snaps with his bride-to-be that she shared hours earlier, but referred to her as his 'wifey' in the caption. Conor and Dee got engaged last month after 12 years together, which he revealed by sharing a snap of her jaw-dropping diamond ring. Wedding? Conor McGregor has sparked speculation he's married his fiancée Dee Devlin, after sharing a pair of loved-up snaps on Monday In the snaps Conor and Dee seemed happier than ever as they posed together, with the snaps appearing to be from their recent family getaway to Corsica. RELATED ARTICLES ...
    UFC interim lightweight champion Justin Gaethje has labelled Conor McGregor as a 'b****' on Twitter after a fight between the two failed to materialise. The 31-year-old American was left furious with comments made by the Notorious towards UFC president Dana White on social media. 4Justin Gaethje has taken aim at UFC legend Conor McGregor on social mediaCredit: 2020 Jeff Bottari 4McGregor criticised UFC president Dana White on Twitter, leading Gaethje to hit backCredit: Getty Images - Getty McGregor, 32, hit back at White after the 51-year-old claimed the Irishman had broken 'man-code' after the two-weight world champion shared conversations between the two. White called it "one of the dirtiest things you can do". To which McGregor said: "Code was broke...
    The 25 best live albums of all time 30 Companies Laying Off the Most People Thanks to Coronavirus Conor McGregors coach says the Manny Pacquiao super-fight is in the works © Photos by John Locher / Isaac Brekken / AP Images Manny Pacquiao and Conor McGregor. Photos by John Locher / Isaac Brekken / AP Images Conor McGregor and Manny Pacquiao are involved in advanced talks for a lucrative boxing match early 2021, the Irishman's coach John Kavanagh said Sunday. It would be McGregor's second boxing match as a professional after losing in the 10th round to Floyd Mayweather in 2017. A big difference this time is that it would likely be for a world title, as Pacquiao...
    Manny Pacquiao and Conor McGregor. Photos by John Locher / Isaac Brekken / AP Images Conor McGregor and Manny Pacquiao are involved in advanced talks for a lucrative boxing match early 2021, the Irishman's coach John Kavanagh said Sunday. It would be McGregor's second boxing match as a professional after losing in the 10th round to Floyd Mayweather in 2017. A big difference this time is that it would likely be for a world title, as Pacquiao is the current incumbent WBO welterweight champion. "Both boxers have agreed fundamentally," Kavanagh said. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Conor McGregor's coach said the Manny Pacquiao mega-fight is "in the works," and expects the lucrative boxing match to take...
    CONOR MCGREGOR has shown fans his shredded physique as he begins to finalise terms for a mega cross-over fight with Manny Pacquiao. On Friday night the UFC legend released a series of tweets claiming he will box Pac-Man in the Middle East. 4Conor McGregor has been flaunting his ripped physique ahead of his fighting comebackCredit: Instagram 4The Irishman is still on holiday with partner Dee DevilinCredit: Instagram 4The couple shared a series of sweet snaps on the France getaway where they got engaged last monthCredit: Instagram Then the Filipino confirmed he will face the Irishman in a sensational clash to raise money for his home country to aid their Covid-19 efforts. McGregor's coach and good friend John Kavanagh has since confirmed the...
    Getty A UFC champion took at shot at Conor McGregor on Sunday by claiming the Irish superstar ducked him earlier this year. Interim lightweight champion Justin Gaethje blasted McGregor over that issue as well as McGregor’s recent social media posts about UFC president Dana White. Gaethje posted, “@TheNotoriousMMA Not a good look lying on the boss. Anything to not look like a b****. You had me in January I was calling on you left and right and not a peep. My manager asked if I wanted you after Tony but you know, f*** you. You never wanted it, you took the easy road kid.” @TheNotoriousMMA Not a good look lying on the boss. Anything to not look like...
    Things are heating up with UFC President Dana White and Conor McGregor over private messages the Irish fighter released earlier this week to deny claims he turned down fights prior to his retirement. White criticized McGregor after UFC 253 on Saturday for releasing screenshots of private messages between the two in which McGregor appeared to be asking White to set up several matches, including one with Diego Sanchez. UFC’S DANA WHITE ADDRESSES COLBY COVINGTON REMARKS: ‘WE DON'T MUZZLE ANYBODY HERE’  “I seen your recent comments about your final bout and I am in!,” McGregor wrote on Twitter to Sanchez. “After you fought (Michel) Pereira, I had requested for myself and you to compete in Dublin. This was back in February...
    In new photo, Conor McGregor looks like how he appeared before the UFC Conor McGregor is back at it again on social media, and as part of his constant posting, he uploaded a workout photo in which he sports a vintage look. The former UFC champ-champ uploaded a photo to Twitter on the afternoon of Sept. 27 in which he appears with a buzzed head and with no facial hair. FAST athlete, we are not paid by the hour. @McGregorFast pic.twitter.com/1HYMUHXxUa — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) September 27, 2020 Conor McGregor showing vintage look ahead of potential Manny Pacquiao boutThe look McGregor sports in this photo is similar to when he first started his MMA journey in 2008. McGregor competed in...
    CONOR McGREGOR'S coach and good friend John Kavanagh has confirmed the fight with Manny Pacquiao has been 'agreed'. On Friday night the UFC legend released a series of tweets claiming he will box Pacquiao in the Middle East. 5Conor McGregor tweeted out that he will fight Manny Pacquiao in the Middle EastCredit: Reuters 5McGregor's coach John Kavanagh says his man and Pacquiao have 'agreed' the fightCredit: Sportsfile - Subscription Then the Filipino confirmed he will fight the Irishman in a sensational clash. It left boxing fans hoping the two sporting greats were serious about the mouthwatering match-up. And according to McGregor's MMA coach Kavanagh, the deal has been done. Speaking to Boxing Productions TV, the Irishman said: "I do know...
    Getty UFC superstar Conor McGregor threatened Manny Pacquiao over the weekend about their planned boxing match in the Middle East. McGregor claimed he should have broken the rules during his 2015 boxing match against Floyd Mayweather Jr. and said he could see himself doing that against Pacquiao. McGregor posted, “…I will see how the build-up goes and wait to hear what bitter old Freddie Roach has to say and then make a decision.”Roach Is Pacquiao’s Longtime TrainerRoach is the Hall of Fame boxing trainer who helped guide Pacquiao into becoming one of the most accomplished boxing champions in history. Pacquiao is the only fighter in boxing history to win at least one world championship in eight different weight...
    Getty Conor McGregor & Dana White Tensions are rising between UFC president Dana White and Irish superstar Conor McGregor. On Friday, “Notorious” shared private messages on Twitter between himself and White in an effort to show he was interested in fighting Diego Sanchez and Justin Gaethje. White was not happy with McGregor for sharing the messages and during the UFC 253 post-fight press conference on Saturday night, White said via Heavy’s Kelsey McCarson, “This is some man code stuff. It’s just something you don’t do. It’s one of the dirtiest things you can do.” Notorious took to Twitter hours later to respond to White’s comments. He tweeted: Code was broke when you lied about me turning down fights...
    Freddie Roach doesn’t have much confidence in McGregor going more than 6 minutes. There are a lot of delusional MMA fans who think former UFC champ-champ Conor McGregor will pose a serious threat to one of the most famous modern boxers, Manny Pacquiao. Famed boxing trainer, Freddie Roach, isn’t one of those people. Roach took to Twitter to give his assessment of the potential matchup and it wasn’t that great. “If this is true, [Manny Pacquiao] will have an easier time with you [Conor McGregor] than when he fought [Ricky Hatton]” If this is true, @MannyPacquiao will have an easier time with you @TheNotoriousMMA than when he fought @HitmanHatton https://t.co/6lnRGiggcv — Freddie Roach (@FreddieRoach) September 25, 2020 Pacquiao fought Ricky...
    MANNY PACQUIAO'S trainer Freddie Roach has goaded Conor McGregor by claiming the Filipino would easily knock him just as he did to Ricky Hatton. The Notorious looks braced to scrap the legendary fighter in a money-spinning boxing match in January. 4Pacquiao brutally knocked Hatton out in 2009Credit: PA:Press Association The epic clash is set to be held in the Middle East with talks ongoing. McGregor had talked up a return to boxing after announcing he was quitting UFC in the summer - and teased that he was going to fight the Filipino legend. He tweeted: "Anyway all water under the bridge who gives a fook. I’m boxing Manny Pacquiao next in the Middle East." Pac Man has since confirmed...
    6-year-old boy dies from brain-eating amoeba This Ice Cream Is Being Recalled Due to Allergy Concerns Conor McGregor responds to Dana Whites man code criticism, tells UFC president to stop lying heard Dana White’s news conference response to his recent tweets and returned to the social media platform to issue a firm riposte of his own. © Provided by MMAJunkie McGregor (22-4 MMA, 10-2 UFC) was criticized by White after the former two-division champion made public a series of private messages between the pair concerning potential future bookings, and the Irishman’s decision to break White’s confidence didn’t sit well with the UFC president. Speaking to reporters, including MMA Junkie, after UFC 253 in Abu Dhabi, White said McGregor’s...
    Louisville cops in crisis after Breonna Taylor protests, COVID-19, homicides This Ice Cream Is Being Recalled Due to Allergy Concerns Conor McGregor has fired back at Dana White, saying the UFC boss broke the man code first, and even accused White of lying © Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images Dana White and Conor McGregor. Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images Conor McGregor has responded to Dana White's recent accusation that the Irishman broke a "man code" by leaking their private messages online. It is "one of the dirtiest things you can do," White said. Hours later, McGregor, 32, said that it is White who broke a code first and accused the UFC president of lying. McGregor took issue with...
    Conor McGregor to UFC President: ‘Stop lying!’ By: Daniel Cunningham ShareTweetFlipRedditIt has been a wild couple of days involving Conor McGregor and the UFC. First, the former champion releases screenshots of a conversation between him and Dana White proving that McGregor was eager to have a busy 2020 in the UFC. Then McGregor said he would be boxing Manny Pacquiao next. Pacquiao’s camp confirmed the talks yesterday. However, Dana White was not really pleased with McGregor when it comes to the way he tweeted all of this out. White said McGregor broke, “Man Code,” at the UFC 253 post-fight press conference. Well, early this morning, McGregor had a rebuttal for the UFC President....
    Dana White and Conor McGregor. Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images Conor McGregor has responded to Dana White's recent accusation that the Irishman broke a "man code" by leaking their private messages online. It is "one of the dirtiest things you can do," White said. Hours later, McGregor, 32, said that it is White who broke a code first and accused the UFC president of lying. McGregor took issue with White saying McGregor had declined a fight, and that the promoter had "no idea" there was a bout agreement in place regarding a huge boxing match between McGregor and Manny Pacquiao. "The legal letters are there," McGregor said. "Stop lying." Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Conor McGregor...
    With classroom time reduced, U.S. college students demand tuition cuts The new 10 p.m. curfew on UK pubs, bars, and restaurants will devastate the industry, owners say. Its hard to understand how this is the solution to fighting the disease. The UFC boss Dana White is fuming at Conor McGregor for breaking a man code and leaking their private Instagram messages © Photo by Chris Unger / Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Dana White is angry at Conor McGregor. Photo by Chris Unger / Zuffa LLC via Getty Images The UFC president Dana White is angry at the marquee fighter Conor McGregor. The Irish striker recently leaked private Instagram messages involving White. Following the UFC 253 event on...
    CONOR McGREGOR has hit back at Dana White's criticism of him sharing their private messages to the world - insisting the UFC boss "broke the code" first. The pair have been locked in a war of words in recent days, with neither willing to give an inch. 2McGregor has hit back at White as their war of words rages onCredit: Getty Images - Getty Code was broke when you lied about me turning down fights mate. I said Justin in May and you went and said I did not want to fight. It’s not about Diego. Diego was a filler to get more fights in. Also you have been involved in Manny talks the legal letters are there.Stop lying.— Conor...
    Dana White is angry at Conor McGregor. Photo by Chris Unger / Zuffa LLC via Getty Images The UFC president Dana White is angry at the marquee fighter Conor McGregor. The Irish striker recently leaked private Instagram messages involving White. Following the UFC 253 event on Fight Island, White told reporters that "it's one of the dirtiest things you can do." White appeared to say it violated a "man code" that "even the ladies" know. The UFC boss also downplayed any bout agreement involving McGregor and the eight-weight boxing champion Manny Pacquiao. "I have no idea," he said. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. The UFC boss Dana White is fuming at Conor McGregor for breaking a...
    CONOR McGREGOR has revealed that he still wants to fight Diego Sanchez 'down the line'. The Notorious has proposed the fight to Dana White back in February, but the idea was rubbished by the UFC president. 1McGregor defeated Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone back in JanuaryCredit: Getty Images - Getty I am still interested in a fight with you somewhere down the line Diego Sanchez. A true warrior and pioneer of this sport. It would be my honour! Some journalists and promoters and their lack of respect for what the fighters put into this game make me sick. Things must change!— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) September 27, 2020 But, undeterred, McGregor, 32, has reiterated his desire to face the 31-13 American. He tweeted:...
    CONOR McGREGOR has ranted that Floyd Mayweather 'deserved a volley to the head' when the pair fought in 2017 - but is 'undecided' as to whether or not to break the rules when he fights Manny Pacquiao. The Notorious split fans when he revealed that he will be making his fighting return in the boxing ring rather than the octagon, facing the Filipino legend in December or January. 4McGregor took on Floyd Mayweather in 2017Credit: Getty - Contributor After gushing over his pride in landing a clean first blow against Mayweather, McGregor, 32, then admitted that he wishes he'd taken his head off. He posted on Instagram: "Really I should have just sat right thru that shot and took his...
    Manny Pacquiao will fight former UFC champion Conor McGregor in 2021 to raise money for victims of the coronavirus. On Friday, McGregor — who sensationally retired in June — claimed he was set to step into the ring with boxing legend Pacquiao in the Middle East next year. Pacquiao’s camp confirmed the bout Saturday, with the Pacquiao’s Filipino aide Jayke Joson saying via ESPN: “For the sake of all the Filipino COVID-19 victims, Senator Manny Pacquiao will be fighting UFC superstar Conor McGregor next year. “The huge portion of his earnings will proceed to those who are affected nationwide by the pandemic.” McGregor, who has not fought since his win over Donald Cerrone in January, lost to unbeaten boxer Floyd...
    UFC president Dana White has slammed Conor McGregor after the Notorious shared their private conversation online. McGregor, 32, took to social media after 38-year-old veteran Diego Sanchez called him out. 2Dana White was furious with Conor McGregorCredit: Getty Images - Getty To Diego Sanchez... I seen your recent comments about your final bout and I am in! After you fought Pereira, I had requested for myself and you to compete in Dublin. This was back in February when I was working on opposition for my season, pre covid. Good luck this weekend! pic.twitter.com/Y0hf6Zr7XF— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) September 25, 2020 But the Irishman wanted to prove he was one step ahead of the game by trying to arrange a fight with...
    In a recent interview, Tyson Fury’s brother Tommy Fury weighed in on the speculations of a mega-crossover fight between semi-retired pro-boxer Floyd Mayweather and YouTuber Logan Paul. “Floyd, for starters in his career, can’t take anything away from him. He is one of my favorite fighters of many others. For me, in the top 5 greatest ever to do it. He’s earned his stripes, he’s done whatever he’s done, you know that was his boxing career,” said Fury. “But I’m not being funny, [If] I was Floyd Mayweather, and somebody said you wanna fight a YouTuber for… I can’t even tell you how much money that’s gonna generate. You don’t know, yeah of course, why wouldn’t you if you want...
    SAUDI ARABIAN money men are reportedly trying to persuade Floyd Mayweather to rematch Manny Pacquiao in the Middle East. Mayweather outpointed Pacquiao in 2015 in what still stands as the richest fight in history. Getty Images - Getty 3 Saudi Arabian money men are reportedly trying to persuade Floyd Mayweather to rematch Manny Pacquiao And according to World Boxing News, Saudi chiefs want to cash in on a second instalment. It would come five years after their initial fight, the exact time frame it took the rivals to eventually agree terms to meet in the ring. Mayweather, 43, retired in 2017 after beating former UFC champion Conor McGregor, 32, in ten rounds. He would...
    Conor McGregor last fought inside the octagon in January of this year. Ever since then the Irish superstar has announced his retirement from the sport. However, McGregor is still very much a fan of the game and often lends his support towards athletes before a big event. ‘The Notorious’ also often showers praise on the athletes after an amazing fight. The same was the case as Conor McGregor took to Instagram to promote his Irish Whiskey proper No.12, while also showing his support for the fighters fighting tonight. In particular, ‘The Last Stylebender’.  Conor McGregor lends his support to Israel Adesanya  In his recent Instagram post, McGregor said, “What’s up all you proper animals. Tonight is fight night....
    Minnesota Covid-19 survey halted after team members report racial slurs, state officials say The best cheap burger in every state Dana White responds to Conor McGregors leaked DMs: Its one of the dirtiest things you can do ABU DHABI – Dana White says Conor McGregor has violated the “man code.” © Provided by MMAJunkie A day after McGregor leaked previously private direct message conversations the two had in early 2020, MMA Junkie asked White his thoughts at the UFC 253 post-fight news conference. “Listen, I’ve had people blowing me up left and right,” White said. “Everybody here knows, even the ladies. This is some man code stuff, you know? It’s just something you don’t do. It’s one of the...
    Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach believes that the Filipino senator will have an easy night inside the ring if he faces Conor McGregor. While McGregor has desired to square off against Pacquiao on Twitter, Freddie Roach has also turned to social media, citing it to be an easier fight than Ricky Hatton. However, fight fans don’t agree with it. Many people believe that Conor McGregor can hand a tough-time to Manny Pacquiao, as he did with Floyd Mayweather in 2017. However, Roach doesn’t see that happening against The Pac-Man. Is Conor McGregor an easy fight for Manny Pacquiao? Pacquiao faced Ricky Hatton in 2009 and emerged victorious with a stunning second-round KO. The Filipino superstar had an easy night...
    Former two-division champion Conor McGregor took to social media and reminisced on arguably one of the biggest moments in sports. ‘The Notorious’ fondly looked back at his 2017 professional boxing debut against the undefeated icon, Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather. The two squared off at the T-Mobile Arena in what would become a top-selling event. The Irish fighter did a thorough analysis of the aforementioned fight that was viewed by both casual as well as hardcore combat fans. The appeal of the match-up rested on whether McGregor’s supreme MMA striking would carry forward into boxing. The perennial optimist, Conor McGregor still believes that his skill set would be enough on a given night. This is not the first time that McGregor has...
    Getty Conor McGregor looks on in the Octagon before competing against Khabib Nurmagomedov in their UFC lightweight championship bout during the UFC 229 event inside T-Mobile Arena on October 6, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. On Saturday night, UFC superstar Conor McGregor took to Instagram to look back at his boxing bout with Floyd Mayweather in August 2017. It was “Notorious'” first professional boxing bout and he took Mayweather to the 10th round before losing the match by TKO. McGregor shared a photo of what he said was the first punch he landed in the bout. He wrote, “The very first shot of the fight. Right on the button through the guard. I didn’t even put anything into...
    CONOR McGREGOR revealed he regrets not getting 'DQ’d and fined' for giving Floyd Mayweather a 'good boot into the neck'. McGregor was beaten in his first professional boxing match by American legend Floyd Mayweather in 2017. 4Conor McGregor regrets not getting 'DQ’d and fined' for giving Floyd Mayweather a 'good boot into the neck'Credit: Reuters Despite early success, the UFC star slowed down as the fight progressed, with Mayweather, 43, winning by tenth round stoppage. Ahead of McGregor's impending move back into the boxing ring against Manny Pacquiao, he boasted about proving doubters wrong on his debut. The 32-year-old uploaded a picture of himself landing a left hand on Mayweather, and wrote: "The very first shot of...
    CONOR McGREGOR has slammed the UFC for their 'f***ed up' decision to hold him back from fighting - as he confirms his switch to boxing. The Irishman and 41-year-old Manny Pacquiao both confirmed they are in talks for a lucrative bout in the Middle East in either December or January. 4Conor McGregor slammed the UFC for their 'f***ed up' decision to hold him back from fightingCredit: AP:Associated Press The news came after McGregor released direct messages with UFC president Dana White, where he demanded several fights and suggested opponents. Upon his impending move back into the boxing ring, the former two-weight UFC champion questioned why he has been left with just one fight this year. McGregor...
    MANILA — Philippine boxing champion Manny Pacquiao will face former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor in the ring next year, and part of proceeds from the fight will go to coronavirus victims in his country, his office said on Saturday. Both fighters are “getting ready for this one epic last boxing fight,” said Jayke Joson, special assistant to Pacquiao, who is also a Philippine senator. Joson’s statement followed a tweet by McGregor in which he said that he would be “boxing Pacquiao next in the Middle East”. “We don’t deny it,” Joson said of the former UFC featherweight and lightweight champ’s tweet. McGregor announced on Twitter in June that he was retiring from the sport for the third time....
    Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor says his next opponent will be boxing legend Manny Pacquiao.In a tweet Friday, McGregor, the former two-division UFC World Champion, said he's "boxing Manny Pacquiao next in the Middle East."ESPN reported that McGregor is in "serious talks" to fight Pacquiao, citing his manager, Audie Attar, who represents both fighters. Attar told ESPN the bout wasn't a done deal, but the Middle East was one of a few locations being considered to host the match, which would take place in late December or early January. A weight class has not been determined, Attar said.Additionally, Pacquiao's aide Jayke Joson told ESPN that a portion of Pacquiao's earnings from the match would go toward Covid-19 relief efforts...
    Getty Conor McGregor calls out during a ceremonial weigh-in for UFC 246 at Park Theater at Park MGM on January 17, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Irish MMA superstar Conor McGregor revealed on Friday that he is in talks with boxing icon Manny Pacquiao for a boxing bout in the Middle East, and Pacquiao’s team has confirmed that negotiations are taking place. A statement was provided to ESPN from Pacquiao’s assistant Jayke Joson confirming that Pacquiao is interested in the bout and that a “huge portion” of his earnings will go toward those affected by COVID-19 in the Philippines. “It is confirmed the negotiation between the camp of Senator Pacquiao and McGregor is now starting to move on....
    Manny Pacquiao confirms boxing match against UFC’s Conor McGregor By: Daniel Cunningham ShareTweetFlipRedditYesterday, the world received some interesting news. Former UFC champion Conor McGregor made the claim that he would be boxing Manny Pacquiao for his next combat sport venture. It took a lot of people by surprise. McGregor posted that tweet along with a few others including screenshots with UFC President Dana White. McGregor showed the fans that he was desperately trying to stay active when it comes to the UFC in 2020. However, fights never materialized, and a frustrated McGregor said that he was walking away from the sport. However, recently, Dana White said that the UFC was working on something...
    MANNY PACQUIAO will fight Conor McGregor in the boxing ring - and the bout is set for winter. The quick turn-around was revealed today - with the epic clash set to be held in the Middle East in December or January. 4Conor McGregor is the huge underdog in his fight with Manny PacquiaoCredit: AFP 4How McGregor and Pacquiao stack up McGregor had talked up a return to boxing after announcing he was quitting UFC in the summer - and last night teased that he was going to fight the Filipino legend. Now the date is in the diary for his next venture into the ring - and the bookies are already taking bets on it. Notorious is the huge outsider...
    Conor McGregor apparently has a boxing match against Manny Pacquiao on the horizon. The Irish-born UFC legend tweeted Friday afternoon that he will box “Manny Pacquiao next in the Middle East.” (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) McGregor previously lost a boxing match to Floyd Mayweather. Anyway all water under the bridge who gives a fook. I’m boxing Manny Pacquiao next in the Middle East. — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) September 25, 2020 This would be absolutely awesome if it actually happens. McGregor claims to be retired from the UFC, and I’m not sure a single person on the planet believes that. Something tells me we’ll see him in the octagon again. The man was...
    Proud Boys rally has Portland in state of emergency An angry woman wrecked the wine display at a supermarket after being asked to follow COVID-19 one-way system Manny Pacquiaos representative said Conor McGregor might have been hitting the whiskey when he tweeted that theyd fight soon © Provided by INSIDER Manny Pacquiao and Conor McGregor. Photos by John Locher / Isaac Brekken / AP Images Manny Pacquiao, 41, a senator of the Philippines, could return to the boxing ring in a mega-fight involving Conor McGregor. McGregor tweeted Friday that he would be boxing Pacquiao next in the Middle East. Pacquiao's representative Sean Gibbons laughed off the suggested it had all been agreed, implying that the Irishman may have...
    Manny Pacquiao and Conor McGregor. Photos by John Locher / Isaac Brekken / AP Images Manny Pacquiao, 41, a senator of the Philippines, could return to the boxing ring in a mega-fight involving Conor McGregor. McGregor tweeted Friday that he would be boxing Pacquiao next in the Middle East. Pacquiao's representative Sean Gibbons laughed off the suggested it had all been agreed, implying that the Irishman may have been drinking when he tweeted. But in a Team Pacquiao statement to CNN Philippines, it seemed an agreement might not be far off as Pacquiao wants to donate the fight proceedings to help toward COVID-19 relief in his home country. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Manny Pacquiao's representative...
    CONOR MCGREGOR is in talks to face Manny Pacquiao in December or January, according to the man that represents them both. The Notorious sent social media into a frenzy with a string of tweets on Friday night - culminating with the revelation that he will fight Pacquiao in the Middle East. 4McGregor will return to action in December or JanuaryCredit: Getty Images - Getty 4Audie Attar has confirmed talks over a McGregor-Pacquiao boutCredit: AP:Associated Press Anyway all water under the bridge who gives a fook.I’m boxing Manny Pacquiao next in the Middle East.— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) September 25, 2020 Some were sceptical given McGregor's previous "revelations" on Twitter - including earlier this year when he "accepted" a call-out from Anderson...
    CONOR MCGREGOR whipped up a storm on social media last night, by revealing that he will be fighting Manny Pacquiao. The Notorious has been out of action since defeating Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 in January. 5How McGregor and Pacquiao stack up 5Conor McGregor will return to the ringCredit: Getty - Contributor McGregor, 32, then dismayed MMA fans when he retired for a third time back in June. In a string of tweets on Friday night, however, the Irishman revealed his messages with UFC president Dana White from earlier this year - in which he tried to arrange a second bout of 2020 in May or June. And he then dropped the Pacquiao bombshell, writing: "Anyway all water under the...
    MANNY PACQUIAO has confirmed he will fight against Conor McGregor in the boxing ring - and it is set for December or January. The quick turn-around was revealed today. 1Manny Pacquiao had confirmed he will fight UFC legend Conor McGregor in either December or JanuaryCredit: AFP or licensors McGregor had talked up a return to boxing after announcing he was quitting UFC in the summer. But pound-for-pound legend Pacquiao has now admitted he will fight the Irishman in a sensational clash. McGregor previously fought Floyd Mayweather under Queensbury Rules. He has been eyeing another dabble into boxing for some time now despite that defeat when he was completely out-classed. Filipino legend Pacquaio - known as Pac Man - has now...
    UFC Megastar Conor McGregor took to social media and announced some ground-breaking news that has taken combat sports fans by storm. ‘The Notorious’ has targeted a return to action under the bright lights of the ring against Manny Pacquiao. Moreover, he added on to say that the scheduled bout was set to take place in the Middle East. Anyway all water under the bridge who gives a fook.I’m boxing Manny Pacquiao next in the Middle East. — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) September 25, 2020 The news comes as a massive surprise to fight fans who have been pining for Conor’s return to combat sports. The Irishman unceremoniously hung up the gloves following the main event at UFC 250 earlier this year....
    UFC Superstar Conor McGregor has gone all out on social media and shared some massive revelations with fight fans. The Irishman took to social media and shed some light on the key reasons that he walked away from the sport. Chiefly, Conor surprisingly announced that he would no longer lace up his gloves following the main event at UFC 250, Fight fans were shocked to learn of Conor’s departure from the sport as he didn’t provide much insight into his decision. What’s more, “The Notorious” spoke out on fighting 3-4 times during the calendar year of 2020. However, this was not to be as Conor McGregor seemingly rode off into the sunset. Conor McGregor tells all The former two-division...
    Getty On Friday afternoon, UFC superstar Conor McGregor said that for his next competition, he will be boxing Manny Pacquiao in the Middle East. “Notorious,” who retired in June, also accepted a fight challenge from Ultimate Fighter season one veteran Diego Sanchez. Sanchez has long called for a fight with the Irishman and during a recent interview, “Nightmare” said that he wanted to fight McGregor in his final fight. Sanchez is scheduled to compete on the preliminary card of UFC 253 this weekend against Jake Matthews. Hearing of Sanchez’s call-out, McGregor tweeted that he was interested in fighting Sanchez and that in fact, he told UFC president Dana White months ago that he wanted to fight Nightmare. Notorious...
    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs order clearing restaurants and bars to fully open Early Walmart drone program pilots will deliver groceries and COVID-19 tests to customers. Heres everything you need to know about the retailers delivery trials. Conor McGregor claims his next fight will be a boxing match against Manny Pacquiao in the Middle East Conor McGregor may have announced his retirement in June -- the third time he has done so -- but he is in the headlines once again after claiming to have lined up his next fight. On Friday, McGregor took to Twitter to claim that his next fight would come in the boxing ring, where he would face Manny Pacquiao in the Middle East. ©...
    Conor McGregor claimed he was set to fight Manny Pacquiao in the Middle East in his next outing. McGregor, a former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion, sensationally retired in June, but it was hinted earlier this month that the Irishman would return next year. After a long Twitter rant during which he vented his frustration at a lack of action this year — his only fight has been a win over Donald Cerrone in January — McGregor said he was set for a return to boxing. McGregor lost to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in August 2017 and is now set to meet the 41-year-old Pacquiao. “I’m boxing Manny Pacquiao next in the Middle East,” he wrote. “It will be a true honour to...
    Conor McGregor shows his texts and negotiations with Dana White. As part of a long-winded Twitter rant on the current status and future of his fighting career, Conor McGregor posted what appeared to be screenshots of messages shared between him and UFC President Dana White. Next: 6 most memorable Conor McGregor quotes of all-time Follow along with FanSided MMA for all your news and highlights.
    Conor McGregor says he is returning to the ring. The UFC star said Friday he is “boxing Manny Pacquiao next in the Middle East,” which would be his second career pro boxing match after squaring off with Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2017. “It will be a true honour to have faced two of the greatest boxers of the modern era, afraid of a fight,” McGregor tweeted Friday afternoon. McGregor’s manager, Audie Attar, told ESPN the two sides are in serious talks for a match but it was not yet finalized. If the deal gets done, the fight would happen in late December or early January, according to the report. McGregor, who announced in June that he was retiring from...
    Florida reopens bars and restaurants with no restrictions Early Walmart drone program pilots will deliver groceries and COVID-19 tests to customers. Heres everything you need to know about the retailers delivery trials. Conor McGregor says his next fight will be a boxing match against Manny Pacquiao © Provided by INSIDER Conor McGregor. Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images Conor McGregor says his next fight will be a boxing match against Manny Pacquiao. McGregor's manager Audie Attar told ESPN that while the fight is not yet a done deal, it's in the works, with the bout potentially taking place in December or January. McGregor's first foray into boxing against Floyd Mayweather proved quite a profitable decision for both men...