In an interview with Yahoo, Aldo says he has several reasons for wanting to leave UFC, including the lack of a quick rematch with McGregor and not being paid bonuses. Conor is not my issue. My issue is that I feel Dana is not in control any more. It’s a runaway train. Things have been promised […]
Alvarez says McGregor’s defence is weak. I can tell you first-hand that Conor McGregor and the things he says are actually funny and I have no problem laughing at them. I’m not going to get angry. Funny is funny. [His offence is good] but his defence is atrocious… he doesn’t move his head. His best attribute […]
White says there is a deeper reason to giving McGregor the fight against Alvarez. Listen, I battled this thing forever. Not only is it not fair to Jose Aldo, it’s not fair to Khabib and Max Holloway. So, believe me, I battled with this thing but there are… how can I say this? There are other […]
When told that Mayweather said a fight with him is still possible, McGregor responds: I told you I’m ready for that fight.
Kavanagh posts a video showing McGregor using a Granby roll to get out of a wrestling takedown. Beautiful example of #granbyroll by @thenotoriousmma tonight at @SBG_Ireland A post shared by Coach Kavanagh (@coach_kavanagh) on Sep 29, 2016 at 1:07pm PDT
Smith and Kellerman discuss McGregor-Mayweather on ESPN First Take. Kellerman: You gotta love Conor McGregor, he’s the best talker who can fight. Floyd is the best fighter who can talk. You put those two names together it’s going to be a big promotion…If you’re the same size as Floyd you’re not going to beat him in […]
After McGregor called out Mayweather at the UFC 205 press conference: I’m looking around, I don’t know what anyone else has for me around here. I might have to jump up, drag Floyd Mayweather out of bed and see what he’s at again. Mayweather responds: Are we going to fight? I just don’t know…Ya man, […]
Aldo’s coach says that the fighter’s stance is not a bluff. In my mind, from the conversations we had, he no longer wants to fight for the UFC. I’m traveling today. Hopefully, I’ll have a meeting with the matchmakers. I believe Dana will be at this event, so we can sit down and figure out […]
Cerrone says he was offered two fights with McGregor. Someone please just shut this dude up. Last night [at the UFC 205 press conference] I was going to get on the horn and start getting after him but I decided not to because you talk about him, people not taking fights, he, two times I had […]
White says that if McGregor defeats Alvarez for the Lightweight Championship at UFC 205 in New York, he will have to relinquish one of his titles before moving forward. He wants to try to gain both belts and he will give up one of the titles after that fight in New York…He’s got some stuff going on […]
White says that he has no intention of letting Aldo go. We won’t cancel his contract. We know he got very emotional. We respect Jose Aldo very much. We care for the people around him…Khabib Nurmagomedov wanted a fight on the card and we got it for him. I’m sure we can find something nice for […]
When McGregor is asked who would be the toughest challenge for him after the Alvarez fight, Stephens says: This guy right here (points to self): the hardest hitter. This guy (pointing to McGregor) TKOs people, when I knock people out they don’t f-cking move. To which McGregor responds: Who the f-ck is this guy? Who the f-ck is that?
In response to McGregor’s comment at the UFC 205 press conference, Stephens, who has fought on two UFC cards alongside McGregor (UFC 189 and 194), says that McGregor knows who he is: It’s kind of sad because I really couldn’t hear exactly what he was saying throughout the press conference, or what anybody was saying. I […]
After White tells Combate TV that he will try to fix Aldo’s resignation from UFC, Aldo calls the station to say he wants the UFC President to leave him alone, and that he not only wishes to be released from the UFC, he wants to retire from MMA permanently. Not even fight MMA, too. It has reached a limit now. […]
Diaz responds to White’s comments that he fought McGregor at 190 pounds: Fuck them both. You know both those little bitches are afraid to fight me. That’s why they are fighting each other…And tell Dana I said get off Conor’s nuts. I left my room to that fight at 176 (pounds), so when I fought, I […]
Aldo requests to quit the UFC. I heard about everything that happened through my coach. He had spoken with [UFC matchmaker] Sean Shelby Saturday and Sean still had no answer about anything, and asked if I could fight on November 12. My coach said that if it would be Conor, yes, and then Sean asked him if […]
McGregor and Alvarez face off at the UFC 205 press conference.
White introduces McGregor and Alvarez at the UFC 205 press conference. McGregor, on his value to the company: 4.2 billion dollars that’s what I’m worth to this company! On his earnings: [For UFC 202] $25 million baby! I feel by the time 2016 closes out I’ll be closing out on $40 million. This has been […]
White says that Diaz was far heavier than measured at the weigh-in. Diaz weighed in at 170.5lbs on the day preceding UFC 202 and McGregor was 168 pounds. The night of the fight Diaz comes in at 190 pounds. Now, Conor McGregor is [145-pound to 155-pound] guy and if you look at the wars he’s had with Diaz – you […]
Nurmagomedov says that, despite being sent two separate contracts for a title shot against Alvarez at UFC 205 and UFC 206, he has been used as a negotiating tool in order to get the real UFC 205 main event over the line. When I signed agreement with @UFC it was sport. Now it became a freak show, […]
UFC confirms that McGregor will meet Alvarez on November 12th in Madison Square Garden for a fight for the lightweight title.
Ortiz says that McGregor should be showing more appreciation for UFC. Here’s the difference between me and McGregor. I did every press junket, every press thing, I travelled the country for the UFC, I never said no. My biggest thing was the payment amount of money that I was getting paid per fight. When you’re making 200 grand […]
McGregor is interviewed by Men’s Health magazine, where he explains how to win a bar fight. You want to hit someone on the soft part of their face. I recommend putting your fist between their nose and mouth. It’s tender there. To hit someone on the chin you need power. In any case, don’t wait. Hit first and […]
Shell will forfeit a chance to collect up to $150 million from a state-run fund that reimburses oil companies for cleaning up leaking underground storage tanks. The company also will pay $20 million in penalties under a settlement, by California officials, bringing the total cost to as much as $170 million. The whistleblower, who informed the Water Board that […]
Due to the downturn in oil prices the Company is reportedly having issues paying down its debt. Without loan guarantees from the tribal council, NNOGC has been left to try to refinance existing loans, consider selling some the company’s assets or explore filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Spokesperson: We are considering all avenues to pay down our bank debt […]
White says he plans to have Alvarez defend his belt against Nurmagomedov, and McGregor to defend his belt against Aldo. Nurmagomedov says he has signed two contracts to fight Alvarez: one for UFC 205 in New York in November and another to fight him at UFC 206 in Toronto in December. However, Alvarez wants to fight McGregor, and McGregor appears to want to […]
McGregor announces a party, called Throwdown, at Dublin’s Sin night club.
Shell largely abandons its iconic tower in downtown Houston and consolidates workers on the west side of town in its Woodcreek complex in the Energy Corridor and the Shell Technology Center a few miles south of Woodcreek. Only Shell’s energy trading team will remain downtown. The move – largely to cut costs in the ongoing oil […]
Kavanagh posts a video of McGregor and others flow sparring at Straight Blast Gym, in Ireland. Flow sparring at @SBG_Ireland A post shared by Coach Kavanagh (@coach_kavanagh) on Sep 23, 2016 at 5:43am PDT
Alvarez says he did not ask for too much money in negotiations with McGregor. @bjpenndotcom this is a lie , please don't report llies , You guys are awesome , keep it Real! Thank you #ufc205 #phillyfighter # — Eddie Alvarez (@Ealvarezfight) September 22, 2016 Adding to the reports, MMAFighting’s Helwani says that Alvarez did not […]
Coach Tarverdyan says a Rousey fight with reigning UFC bantamweight champion Nunes has been discussed for Dec. 30 in Las Vegas, but that no decision has been made yet as Rousey works her way back into form following a minor knee surgery this summer. He also confirms that Rousey has been training for the past month in preparation for […]
Nurmagomedov says he should be given the title shot against Alvarez, not McGregor. I want to fight at 205 in New York, maybe fight with Eddie Alvarez. I love this fight. I want to fight for the belt. All fans, coaches, fighters, analytics, everybody agrees and knows who deserves this title shot. I deserve it. I […]
Schaub says Alvarez would not fight McGregor at UFC 205 because UFC will not pay him enough, and it is likely that McGregor will have to fight Nurmagomedov, and Alvarez will miss UFC 205. From what I hear, Eddie Alvarez was complaining to the UFC brass that he wanted more money to fight Conor McGregor. He wanted […]
UFC numbers confirm McGregor is the biggest draw in the sport. McGregor has headlined three of five pay-per-view events that gained more than a million buys in the past ten months. Including his strong performance as the headliner of UFC 189, McGregor has sold a total of 5,275,000 pay-per-views in four outings at the top of the card. […]
Coming after Dana White’s announcement that McGregor will not fight Alvarez at UFC 205, and reports that Alvarez has not yet signed the contract, Megan Olivi claims that McGregor will miss UFC 205 completely as his leg injury will keep him out of action beyond the event. However, other reports say that McGregor’s leg is fine. If […]
Pitt issues a statement on the divorce filing. I am very saddened by this, but what matters most now is the wellbeing of our kids. I kindly ask the press to give them the space they deserve during this challenging time.
Bayliss says that McGregor is very strong in boxing and, in his opinion, Mayweather declined to fight him to protect his legacy. I never trust what Floyd says, only what Floyd ends up doing. This could be a ploy to hype what could become a Floyd vs Conor McGregor boxing match…I think [Floyd] studied McGregor as a […]
After two years of marriage and more than a decade together, Jolie files for divorce from Pitt, citing irreconcilable differences. Jolie is seeking physical custody of their six children, suggesting Pitt get visitation rights. Jolie is not seeking spousal support. Jolie’s manager: Angelina will always do what’s in the best interest of taking care of her family. She appreciates […]
McGregor leaves a cryptic message after White denies that his next fight will be with Alvarez. Beg me — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) September 21, 2016
Alvarez taunts McGregor on Twitter. Let's do this @TheNotoriousMMA I'm ready !! Your futures not bright enjoy this one while it last . #ItsAllOver — Eddie Alvarez (@Ealvarezfight) September 21, 2016 The illusion of Greatness will soon be Over. It's time for Truth ! GN guys I have an early morning #ufc205 #eafight #thnq #phillyfighter […]
In response to a fan question on Twitter, White says UFC 205 will feature Alvarez vs Nurmagomedov, not McGregor. No official statement has been released by White or the UFC regarding McGregor or Aldo’s next fight as of yet. @kylemuir17 @TheNotoriousMMA @Ealvarezfight not true it's @TeamKhabib — Dana White (@danawhite) September 21, 2016
Swift denies she’ll be releasing new music in October, even though that would have kept her on the schedule she’s maintained ever since she first released her self-titled debut.
According to TMZ, Pitt pleaded for with Jolie to handle the divorce “like adults.” He wanted to low-key it for the benefit of the children. Instead, he is angry because Jolie asked for sole physical custody and suggested he’s a risky father, with anger and substance abuse issues. Pitt is also concerned that the children are now the target of […]
The journalist who interviewed Tyson for Sports illustrated says that Tyson is no longer interested in talking about boxing. He has two children and he’s basically, exactly, the suburban daddy, wears his Dad jeans, takes his kids from tutoring to their tennis lessons. And he still works. He does these one-man shows but clearly being a […]
Goldberg criticizes McGregor’s comments about WWE. I can tell you one thing, I was around when Brock [Lesnar] responded to Conor (laughs) and nothing that Brock does is a work. So the words that came out of his mouth, he fully believes and I do also. And I think that if it wasn’t a work, […]
According to @TalkMMA, Rousey and Nunes are being lined up to fight at UFC 207. #UFC207 rumored card: DC vs Rumble, Cruz vs Garbrandt, Werdum vs Cain, and now… Amanda Nunes vs Ronda Rousey is in discussions for 207 — #Dizz © (@TalkMMA) September 19, 2016
In a post fight interview after his 95-second win over Dustin Poirier, Johnston calls out McGregor and Diaz: I’m just coming in here just showing people that I’m serious in this division. Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz getting paid that money and they’re out here scrapping and having a sparring match. I come to finish fights. I come […]
According to Schaub, Diaz claims that his three knockdowns when fighting McGregor in UFC 202 were premeditated, tactical tumbles. I saw Nate at the grocery store, randomly, and he was saying that he was falling on purpose to dupe Conor. He goes ‘I knew the first three rounds were going to be tough – he is so fast – so […]
Mayweather says that a rumored fight with McGregor is off the table. I tried to make the fight happen between me and Conor McGregor…we wasn’t able to make the fight happen, so we must move on…now you got so many other fighters that’s in boxing that want to fight Conor McGregor…but I was the first, […]
When asked if McGregor will fight Alvarez, Rogan appears to confirm. I know a little something that I wish I could tell. It’s an interesting fight. If it happens…allegedly…at Madison Square Garden…allegedly…in a couple of months. Maybe it’s going to happen, I don’t know.