Coach Kavanagh thinking twice before working with McGregor again

Kavanagh admits he would need to be convinced to return to McGregor’s corner for particular fights going forward. He does not want to see McGregor risk himself unnecessarily in second-rate fights, now that he is entering the final stages of his professional MMA career. He would certainly have to convince me to go again. I […]

Cleared over fresh motoring charge

McGregor is cleared of his latest motoring charge at a court in Dublin. He appeared on a charge for not producing his license and insurance when asked to earlier this year, for which he was issued with a summons. Garda Keith Dolan told the court that he was making an application to the judge to strike […]

Driving ban

McGregor is banned from driving for six months after pleading guilty to speeding. He admitted to driving his Range Rover at 154kph (96mph) in a 100kph (62mph) zone near Kill, County Kildare, in October 2017. He also apologised to the judge after he was also fined 1,000 euros (£883) at Naas district court near Dublin. McGregor […]

Nurmagomedov, McGregor may reconcile

Nurmagomedov reveals he can imagine a reconciliation with McGregor, even after the bitter feud that marred their last title fight. Both men are waiting on a December 10 hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission to find out if their actions will result in any further sanctions, but Nurmagomedov insists that he and McGregor may not remain bitter enemies. Everything is possible. Just […]

Fails to appear in court over speeding charges

McGregor fails to appear before a court over speeding charges. He had been accused of four offences — one of speeding and three relating to the failure to produce a driving licence. He was allegedly recorded driving at 154kph in a 100kph zone. McGregor was summoned to appear at Naas District Court in Co Kildare but […]

Apologises for running out of whiskey

McGregor apologises for running out of his Proper No.Twelve whiskey. The company say they have “sold more cases in less than one month than many whiskey brands sell in a full year”, claiming hundreds of thousands of bottles sold. McGregor says he is sorry for the worldwide shortage and is personally making sure the company is ramping […]

On The TV single release

The band releases On The TV, from Build A Tower, as a single. Aaron: On The TV is a song about feeling a sense of discomfort, disassociation and extreme anxiety at the state of the modern world. It’s a scream against everything from caged kids at the Mexican border to the rise of nationalism in […]

Immortalised in wax at Madame Tussauds in New York

A wax statue of McGregor is revealed at Madame Tussauds’s in New York.  His statue is the latest addition to the athletes’ wing, alongside the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Muhammad Ali, with the area transformed into a theme of mixed martial arts and boxing for its arrival. McGregor is only the second UFC fighter […]

Releases Sole Fury sneaker

Reebok, the exclusive outfitter of the UFC, teams up with McGregor to release a new training shoe, the Sole Fury. The shoe, retailing for $90, is available exclusively on Reebok.com, Reebok stores and Champs Sports locations. McGregor spoke to MensHealth.com a day ahead of the shoe’s launch: I think in order to do anything extraordinary in this world, you must be […]

McGregor’s hopes of Nurmagomedov rematch dashed by UFC

UFC president White expects Nurmagomedov to face Ferguson when he returns, and not a rematch with McGregor. Both Nurmagomedov and McGregor will come before the Nevada State Athletic Commission on December 10 to discover whether they will be fined and banned for their post-fight brawls. They’ve got to go before the NSAC which is scheduled for […]

Responds After NFL Fans Ridicule Throw Attempt

McGregor visited NFL franchise Dallas Cowboys as a guest of Cowboys owner Jerry Jones at the AT&T Stadium, to watch their victory over Jacksonville Jaguars. He engaged in the pre-match team talk and was also given the opportunity to throw the football. McGregor responds to the social media mocking of his football throwing technique by pointing […]

McGregor visits Taylor after her titles victory

McGregor was ringside in Boston to watch compatriot Taylor successfully defend her world titles. He then visits Taylor in her dressing room where he praises the WBA and IBF champion. It is an honour to see you live. Big respect Katie, honestly. You were enjoying it; hand behind your back. But they should have given you […]

Odds cut on McGregor entering ‘I’m A Celebrity…2018’

With only a few weeks to go before I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! 2018 launches, bookmakers cut the odds that McGregor will be joining as a contestant. McGregor is being tipped as a likely contender for the show after losing his recent fight and being suspended and ordered not to fight for a month […]

Suspended for at least 10 days

The Nevada Athletic Commission suspends McGregor and Nurmagomedov for at least 10 days after their fight at UFC 229 ended with brawls spreading into the crowd. The suspensions are effective from October 15th but could be extended after the events have been investigated further. Nurmagomedov says he will quit UFC if one of his fellow […]

McGregor calls for rematch

McGregor didn’t attend the post-fight press conference at UFC 229, but took to social media to issue brief statements. On Twitter he says, “Good knock. Looking forward to the rematch.” He also posts on Instagram: “I’ll be back.” Good knock. Looking forward to the rematch. — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October 7, 2018

White: McGregor ‘upset’ about loss, doesn’t care about brawl

Following the events that closed out UFC 229, White gives a brief statement talking about how McGregor was upset at the defeat, and didn’t care about the brawl: He didn’t care about the fight after. He was more concerned with the fight. He said ‘listen man, I’m upset. I don’t give a shit about any of […]

Nurmagomedov apologises at post fight press conference

At the press conference following McGregor’s defeat by Nurmagomedov and the chaos that ensued, Nurmagomedov says Russian president Vladimir Putin called to congratulate him, and he apologises to the commission. First of all I want to say sorry to the athletic commission and second to Vegas. This is my bad side…I’m human being. I don’t […]

Nurmagomedov pleads with White to award belt

After defeating McGregor, then brawling in the crowd, and as Las Vegas metro police attempt to restore order, Nurmagomedov climbs back into the octagon and pleads with White to give him his belt: “Put my belt on me.” White refuses, fearing an even greater safety issue. He explained that angry fans would pelt him with anything […]

Post-fight chaos: Nurmagomedov brawls in crowd, McGregor attacked in octagon

The biggest fight in UFC history ends in chaotic scenes in Las Vegas. After defeating Mcgregor with a submission, Nurmagomedov leaps over the cage to attack McGregor’s team-mate Danis, sparking a fight. One of the Russian’s entourage then stormed the octagon to punch the prone McGregor in the back of the head in front of 18,000 frenzied […]

Nurmagomedov defeats McGregor at UFC 229

Nurmagomedov beats McGregor with a submission win in Las Vegas to retain the lightweight title. Nurmagomedov dominated the fight before submitting McGregor late into the fourth round. McGregor struggled to evade Khabib’s clutches and was forced to eventually tap out from the chokehold. According to the UFC’s official statistics, McGregor was taken down a total of […]

Nurmagomedov leaves press conference before McGregor shows up

McGregor and Nurmagomedov appear separately at the final press conference in Las Vegas ahead of Saturday night’s fight. Nurmagomedov took the stage at the Park Theater at exactly 3pm for a scheduled news conference with McGregor and UFC president Dana White. Nurmagomedov: It’s 3pm, this conference is beginning. I don’t need to wait for nobody…Fans […]

Finger injury ahead of fight

McGregor reveals he got a tooth embedded in his finger during training for his fight with Nurmagomedov at UFC 229. I was sparring a 90kg fighter, Ion Pascu, they call him the bomber. Like me, he sometimes spars with no gumshield…I smacked him with a clean shot, and his tooth embedded into my knuckle. Welcome to the fight […]

Talks Mayweather rematch – boxing or MMA

McGregor tells ESPN’s Ariel Helwani he will win this weekend by a “devastating KO” and then assess who he faces next from a long list of possible opponents, including a rematch with Mayweather, in either boxing or MMA. If [Mayweather] has the bottle to come over and deal with this, like he said he has, […]

‘I fell out of love with the game for a bit’

With less than a week to go before McGregor’s big return to MMA against Nurmagomedov at UFC 229, McGregor talks about his displeasure with the UFC over how they stripped him of his belts: I fell out of love with the game for a bit, went off on to my own thing… Had many things going […]

Tesco limits McGregor’s whiskey sales due to high demand

Tesco Ireland limits sales of McGregor’s newly-released Proper Twelve whiskey, to two bottles per customer per day. One bottle of the whiskey retails at €35.00, and is being sold exclusively by Tesco. One sign placed in Tesco’s said: “Due to popular demand unfortunately Proper 12 Whiskey is limited to 2 bottles per customer per day.” A spokeswoman for […]

Secretly donates €10,000 to help sick child

McGregor makes an anonymous €10,000 donation to help Irish boy, Bryan Buckley, 5, in his battle with sepsis. McGregor donated the money to Grainne McCullough for the care of her son Bryan, nicknamed Bru. Last September, Bru went into septic shock and was left on life support requiring dialysis, blood transfusions and platelets. Grainne set […]

McGregor’s promotion company posts six-figure loss

McGregor Sports and Entertainment Ltd’s new accounts – approved today by the company’s directors – show the company had accumulated losses of €354,708 at the end of December 2017, compared to accumulated profits of €116,215 the year before – a negative swing of €470,923. McGregor is listed as the sole shareholder in McGregor Sports and Entertainment […]

White: McGregor better at mental warfare than Muhammad Ali

The UFC 229 press conference for McGregor vs Nurmagomedov was McGregor’s first appearance in front of the press for some time. White says he is very impressed by McGregor’s verbal sparring skills: Conor McGregor is the master of mental warfare. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I think he’s better than anybody, even […]

Signs new 6-fight deal with the UFC

White announces that McGregor has signed a new six-fight deal with the UFC. The deal will also position McGregor’s new liquor brand, Proper Whiskey, as a sponsor in every UFC event in which the latter competes. Terms were not disclosed, but White says the deal could make McGregor the most money in the sport, especially given […]

Manchester Food & Drink Festival acoustic set announcement

The band announces they will be performing their new EP in full on the City Life Manchester stage at the Manchester Food & Drink Festival on 4th Oct, Albert Square, 8pm. ACOUSTIC SHOW We will be performing our new EP in full on the @CityLifeManc stage at MF&D Fest on 4th Oct, Albert Square, 8pm […]

MCR Live interview

Aaron and Kurt are interviewed for MCR Live about their upcoming acoustic album, For All Here To Observe. Aaron: We’ve done a few radio sessions and acoustic stuff, as well as supporting James at Albert Hall at the end of last year. We figured we’d just get it recorded. Kurt: When we’ve done radio sessions before, me […]

McGregor vs Nurmagomedov UFC 229 press conference

McGregor and Nurmagomedov meet face-to-face at at Radio City Music Hall in New York City for the first press conference for their UFC 229 fight. With little under than three weeks to go, McGregor yelled at Nurmagomedov, who remained calm and quiet for the duration of the press conference. McGregor spent much of the press conference animated and threatening […]

Sell out Manchester Apollo

The band announces it has sold out all 3500 seats of Manchester’s Apollo theatre. 15th Sept 2016 – we announced we’d sold out @O2RitzManc 15th Sept 2017 – we announced we’d sold out @Alberthallmcr 15th Sept 2018 – We’ve just sold out @O2ApolloManc ! We can’t explain how much this means to us, but I’m […]

For All Here To Observe

The band releases an acoustic EP containing songs from their first three albums: Block Out The Sun, I Saw A Ghost, Forever In Your Debt, Supernatural, On The TV, and Lunatic. The album was produced by Phil Bullyment.

Supernatural (acoustic version)

As promotion for For All Here To Observe, their upcoming acoustic EP, the band releases a video of them recording Supernatural. The Slow Readers Club – Supernatural (acoustic)Watch this video on YouTube

SOUNDS TV interview

The band appear on Sounds TV. SOUNDS TV Interview with The Slow Readers Club (Jan 2017)Watch this video on YouTube

On The TV (acoustic version)

The band releases an acoustic version of On The TV, from the acoustic EP, For All Here To Observe. The Slow Readers Club – On The TV (acoustic)Watch this video on YouTube

The Manc Meets interview

Aaron and James are interviewed by The Manc, for The Manc Meets interview series. On the Manchester scene: AS: It’s good. In the early days it was tough, because there’s a big shadow you have to operate under. But now, with bands like The Blossoms, Cabbage and ourselves, breaking through and doing decent sized shows, […]

McGregor unveils his ‘Proper Twelve’ Irish whiskey brand

McGregor announces the unveiling of his Proper Twelve whiskey brand via Instagram. He says he will donate up to $1 million per year of the proceeds of Proper Twelve at $5 per case to first responder organizations and charities. Proud day! Today ‘Project Notorious’ finally comes to life with the introduction of my new Irish Whiskey; Proper 12…Born […]

McGregor sued by Chiesa over New York bus attack

Chiesa sues McGregor for causing him physical and psychological harm when McGregor hurled a metal dolly at the window of a bus at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn. Chiesa, who said he was pulled from UFC 223 after the incident, claims he has suffered financial damage as a result of the incident and it has affected his future […]

Forced to drop ‘Notorious’ whiskey brand

McGregor withdraws his application to register Notorious whiskey as a trademark. An Irish brewer, Seamus O’Hara, objected to McGregor Sports and Entertainment Ltd company’s application to trademark the Notorious whiskey brand. O’Hara’s successful attempt to block McGregor’s application, first put through in 2016, means it has now been withdrawn. The European Union Intellectual Property Office in […]

White believes McGregor vs Nurmagomedov fight will break pay-per-view record

White believes the upcoming McGregor vs Nurmagomedov fight could break the two million pay-per-view barrier. The UFC do not release pay-per-view figures, but the record is believed to be 1.6million for McGregor’s rematch with Nate Diaz in 2016. I am confident it will do two million on pay-per-view. Believe me when I tell you, this will be massive.

The National Interview

Mark is interviewed by The National, a daily newspaper in Scotland. Our aim is to summarise all of the world’s news – past to present. We distribute our news through partners, such as social media fan pages and share advertising revenues with the page owners. People can sign up to be the next set of […]

McGregor turns down offer to train at Mayweather’s gym

McGregor turns down the offer to train at Mayweather’s Las Vegas gym ahead of his return to the UFC.  Whilst McGregor did not directly respond to the gym offer, he seemed to shut down any chance of training at Mayweather’s headquarters. F*** the Mayweathers, except Senior and Roger. There is no peace here kid. Step […]

McGregor is working on his own whiskey distillery

McGregor reveals he is working on his own whiskey distillery in tribute to his late grandfather. Working hard at my Whiskey distillery. It is in my opinion, the finest distillery we have on this great island…I know my granda is looking down on me now, proud of my creation…He was an avid, avid whiskey man…One […]

Williams’ artworks, memorabilia to be auctioned

Sotheby’s announces that artworks owned by Williams, and memorabilia from his career, including autographed scripts, awards and props will be auctioned in New York on Oct. 4. The sale will include street art by Banksy and Shepard Fairey, furniture and decorative art and more than 40 watches from Williams’ personal collection. A portion of the proceeds will […]

Beautiful Days Festival

The band play the Beautiful Days Festival in Escot Park, Devon. Beautiful Days Festival – The Slow Readers Club VlogWatch this video on YouTube