In a unanimous decision after 12 rounds, Frampton beats Gonzalez in El Paso, Texas. Two judges scoring 116-108 in Frampton’s favour while the third scores 115-109. Frampton is put on his knees twice and given a standing eight count in the first round. Frampton: My legs went stiff and I couldn’t use my toes for a […]
Frampton pays tribute to Gonzalez on Twitter. Just hearing the tragic news about Alejandro Gonzalez jr. One of the nicest guys I've shared a ring with. RIP Champ #Cobrita pic.twitter.com/3DiCzVjpEv — Carl Frampton MBE (@RealCFrampton) December 9, 2016
Gonzalez is found dead alongside two others in a jeep near his home in Guadalajara. Reports of the incident suggest he was “executed”.
McGregor is nominated as a contestant in GQ Magazine’s ‘Most Stylish Man of the Year’. The contest is in the form of a tournament bracket, with 64 contestants. McGregor’s first round match-up is against comedian Kevin Hart. If he wins, McGregor will face the winner of Drake and DJ Khaled in the second round. Voting is here. […]
Dunphy says Irish international footballer Robbie Brady should have been nominated for RTE sportsperson of the year in McGregor’s place. Brady has somehow missed out on the RTE scheme. It is hard to figure out. It does look as if this is a mixture of a box-ticking exercise and playing to the gallery. Including McGregor and ignoring Irish […]
Roach talks about a possible McGregor-Mayweather matchup: I don’t know how long his contract with UFC is, but they will never let his fighter fight a boxer in a boxing match. I’ve tried that once before, I went to Ari Emanuel…to talk about a fight one time and he said, ‘It will never happen in […]
McGregor appears, as one of many sportspeople, in an ad for Beats headphones.
In a Q&A session with fans, Swanson outlines his dislike of McGregor (1:30 in the video). I don’t like Conor McGregor, He’s a prick
Swanson says McGregor had held up the featherweight division too long. They should have stripped Conor a long time ago. It’s absolutely ridiculous. I see what they were trying to do with him being a two-division champ, but they should have done that right away. He was the one that called the shot of doing […]
McGregor appears in a version of a video meme of an Australian man punching a kangaroo to save his dog. Conor McGregor saves the lives of a man and his dog! 😫😨 *sorry this took so long but I've been crazy busy. Hope it was worth the wait! 🙏🏽 #rayrod747 #conormcgregor #ufc #kangaroo #conorvskangaroo A […]
Aldo criticises the UFC, McGregor and Kavanagh: The UFC has been a mess for a while now. Not only for me, it’s been happening way before that. It embarrassed featherweight and now embarrasses lightweight. Khabib Nurmagomedov signed two contracts to fight for the title and still hasn’t. We also have Demian Maia waiting at welterweight […]
Trump visits with victims and families of Ohio State University attack. This is a great honor for me today. We are in a fantastic state that I love, Ohio. We just saw the victims and the families. These were really brave people, amazing people. The police and first responders were incredible. The job done, in […]
Rousey appears in a promotional video for UFC 207. The clip shows Rousey at her home, and in training.
Glenn dies at a hospital in Columbus, Ohio, surrounded by his children and wife of 73 years. He had been hospitalised for the prior week. He is expected to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia.
Trump gives a tribute to Glenn. Today we lost a great pioneer of air and space in John Glenn. He was a hero and inspired generations of future explorers. He will be missed. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 8, 2016
In an interview with O’Brien on Conan, Rousey talks about how she became friends with Diesel over online gaming. I’ve been playing Pokemon for 18 years, and that’s actually how me and Vin Diesel became friends…every night after filming we’d set up computers and like the other side of the room, and like, ‘Ok we’re […]
On Conan, Rousey responds to Nunes prediction that Nunes would beat her in the first round. Well she kind of has to say that because everyone knows she gasses out in the second so she has to tell herself that,” Rousey said. “What else is she going to tell herself? She has to sleep at night […]
McGregor releases a video of his luxury vacation to Tenerife.
As it is announced that Whitney has lost his Titan FC 42 bout to Farkhad Sharipov with scores of 49-46, 48-47 and 48-47, he throws a punch out of frustration which lands right on the ring girl’s face. Titan FC: In the immediate aftermath of losing a very close title fight at Titan FC 42 Andrew Whitney threw […]
McGregor places 147th in Fansided.com’s annual Fandom250 list, which charts the fanbases of some of the most famous names across the world of sports and entertainment. McGregor is the highest mixed martial artist to be included, ahead of Brock Lesnar (214) and Ronda Rousey (230). He is the eleventh ranked sports star on the planet, with only […]
Trump responds to Jones, who had called his visit to Carrier “a dog and pony show” and that he “had lied his ass off”. Chuck Jones, who is President of United Steelworkers 1999, has done a terrible job representing workers. No wonder companies flee country! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 8, 2016 Trump also […]
Trump nominates Kelly to head the Department of Homeland Security. If confirmed by the Senate, Kelly would be the fifth person to lead the department. An official announcement is pending.
According to sources, McGregor will play a pirate belonging to Euron Greyjoy’s crew, on the ship Silence. The part is a reportedly a small cameo and McGregor does not speak.
De la Hoya says the only boxing fight that makes sense to him is McGregor vs. Alvarez. If Conor is serious about fighting? First of all, I would love to talk to him and promote him. I mean, imagine Conor McGregor and Golden Boy coming together! But the only fight I would like to see, […]
Johnson and Dornan appear in the second official trailer for Fifty Shades Darker.
Sources report that Trump will nominate Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency.
Pettis says that Holloway is even less than a match for him than McGregor. I see Max as a younger version of myself; raw, natural talent and he definitely wants it bad. But I got the skill set to beat the guy with the striking and I got the power and size on him. The only […]
Rousey appears in a commercial for Pantene. If you think fierce can’t be feminine, I’m about to show you what only a strong woman can do. I'm so proud to partner with @pantene because together, we can show just how beautiful strong women can be. Don't hate me because I'm strong. Tag the strong women […]
According to Clark County, Nevada, civil court records, McGregor has filed a petition for judicial review of his $150,000 fine for the water bottle fight with Nate Diaz before UFC 202. The suit names NSAC Executive Director Bennett and the NSAC as respondents. A hearing date has yet to be scheduled and there is no further […]
White confirms McGregor will appear on Game of Thrones (4:30 in video): I knew that a few months ago that they were interested in putting him in the show. And I’m glad he did it. It’ll be great. I’m excited for him.
Trump nominates WWE co-founder McMahon to run the Small Business Administration. Trump said McMahon had helped the WWE grow from a 13-person operation to a publicly traded global enterprise with more than 800 employees worldwide. Trump: Linda has a tremendous background and is widely recognized as one of the country’s top female executives advising businesses around the globe. […]
Woodley starts a social media campaign asking McGregor fans to hashtag their posts with #AskKenny or #AskTyron if they want to see a McGregor-Woodley fight. For all you @TheNotoriousMMA fans Hashtag #AskKenny or #AskTyron if you want to see this scrap #ufc — Tyron T-Wood Woodley (@TWooodley) December 4, 2016
White recounts a meeting with 50 Cent in New York: I was at dinner in New York for 205, and we bumped into each other…When we were leaving he said to me, ‘When’s your boy going to fight Floyd?” and I said “My boy? Who are you talking about, Conor? Floyd doesn’t want to fight Conor.’ […]
During their pre-fight press conference Chisora throws a table at White. The incident was prompted after Whyte threatens Chisora’s life. Chisora: If you think I’m a pussy, a punk, you tell me right now. Listen, I am the baddest man you’ll ever meet.
Holloway, who took McGregor to the distance in his second UFC fight, says ‘the real fans’ say he’s the real fight to make against McGregor. Conor McGregor couldn’t finish me in a thousand years..and the hard core fans of the sport they know what the real fight is for Conor. It’s me, but first things […]
Trump is Time Magazine’s Person of the Year. In the article, Trump talks about his position as president elect: What amazes a lot of people is that I’m sitting in an apartment the likes of which nobody’s ever seen. And yet I represent the workers of the world. I’m representing them, and they love me […]
White says Rousey is in great condition: Yeah. It is exciting. Obviously, the return of Ronda is a big deal. She is taken this thing so seriously. Guess what she is weighing right now? 135 lbs. She is doing everything she can to keep her weight on. She is in sick shape.
Rousey talks about her nervousness before fights. I call it ‘two-week-itis.’ That’s when I’m the most emotional. My body is the most broken down. I will literally cry over spilled milk on ‘two-week- itis’ time. But by the time I’m actually waking out, I’m tired of being nervous and I’m just not nervous anymore. I […]
UFC President White says McGregor gave up his featherweight belt, and will not fight for ten months. I didn’t strip him of anything. I said every day leading up to that fight that he had to give up one of those belts. He gave up the 145-pound title, but it doesn’t take away from — […]
Rousey says she is scared of thinking of herself as a famous person. I try not to call myself famous or think about it too much, because I’m scared of it. I’m really scared to lose my reference on reality. If you are socially unhealthy then you’ll be mentally unhealthy, so I’m trying to remain […]
Trump announces that SoftBank’s CEO, Masayoshi Son, has agreed to invest $50 billion in U.S. which will create 50,000 new jobs. Son says the money would be invested in startups in the U.S. He and will come from a $100 billion investment fund he set up with Saudi Arabia. Trump: This is Masa of Softbank from […]
McGregor appears in a video, titled Kingdom, chronicling his rise to the top of the UFC. My dream is to be world champion in the UFC, to have more money than I know what to do with, and to have a great life for my kids, my grandkids, everyone in my family, everyone that’s come […]
Trump says he will cancel the $4 billion order for the new Air Force One. Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than $4 billion. Cancel order! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 6, 2016 He also tells reporters: The plane is […]
White says that, despite no longer having the title and Jose Aldo currently holding the title, McGregor is still the man to beat at 145lb. I didn’t strip him of anything you know what I mean? I said everyday leading up to that fight at UFC 205, that McGregor had to give up one of the […]
McGregor shows off his penthouse in Tenerife on Instagram. Just landed in the suite with the two world titles. The champ champ. Thank you so much JetSmarter for such a hassle free service for getting me and my friends here to this location. Flying the only way we know how… and to anyone else who can’t fly […]
Gore meets with Trump and Ivanka to discuss climate change at Trump Tower. Ivanka reportedly wants to make climate change her signature issue. Gore: I had a lengthy and very productive session with the President-elect. It was a sincere search for areas of common ground. I had a meeting beforehand with Ivanka Trump. The bulk […]
Chris Suprun, a Republican elector from Texas, says he will not cast one of Texas’ 38 electoral votes for Trump. This despite Trump winning the state by nine percent, and Suprun having signed a pledge to vote for the winner. I’m expecting backlash, but that has been par for the course this campaign. People are […]
Trump announces three appearance dates with Mike Pence as part of his Thank You Tour. He will visit North Carolina on Dec 6, Iowa on Dec 8, and Michigan onDec 9. Tickets are available on Trump’s website.
Mosley says that McGregor cannot fight against real boxers. As a boxer [I’d knock him out]…In the boxing arena it’s gonna be different.
McGregor is interviewed by UTV about his future plans. I’m always looking to challenge myself. We’ve received the boxing licence, there are opportunities in the works and we’ll see where it goes…I’m training and preparing. For fatherhood, but also for what’s next. I’m preparing for … who else wants me. What else is next. So we’ll […]