Liam Neeson is Ireland's favourite role model father, Conor McGregor not so much
Aoife KellyHollywood star Liam Neeson is Ireland's favourite role model father figure, according to a survey carried out for Father's Day.
Born Conor Anthony McGregor on 14th July 1986, Conor is an Irish professional Mixed Martial Artist (MMA) competing in the featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Aoife KellyHollywood star Liam Neeson is Ireland's favourite role model father figure, according to a survey carried out for Father's Day.
Robin SchillerIrish MMA fighter Conor McGregor "regrets" being involved in a brawl at a UFC...
Robin Schiller in New YorkConor McGregor will have another court hearing in New York on July 26 after his...
Robin SchillerUFC star Conor McGregor is facing up to seven years imprisonment when he...
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Kevin PalmerAs Al Foran walked away from his job as a shop assistant in a Tommy Hilfiger store...
Kevin Palmer Dana White has revealed he has not spoken to Conor McGregor since his arrest in New York last month, as he admitted he did not know if and when the Irishman would return to UFC action.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Teenager Ian O'Connell was left paralysed from the neck down after falling from his bike at Killarney National Park when he was 16 years old and his response to his misfortune has been inspiring.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Dee Devlin's clothing budget might have no limits, but even she can't resist a high street bargain.
After his recent New York controversy, Conor McGregor is back in training mode.
Eamonn Sweeney As Conor McGregor and his fearsome posse broke windows and brought the city of New York to its knees I couldn't help being reminded strongly of some similar incident.
Has Conor McGregor suggested he has learned his lesson from the bus incident in New York last week that landed him in court faced with charges of assault?
Independent.ie Newsdesk Conor McGregor has broken his silence after being arrested in New York last week – posting a picture of his family and telling his fans on Instagram that he “has the best job in the world”.
SO was it all part of an elaborate ruse? Was it a publicity stunt which then spiralled spectacularly out of control?
Max Ryan UFC president Dana White has rubbished reports that Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather are set for a rematch.
Robin Schiller and Melanie Finn THE parents of mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor have broken their silence after their son was charged with assault and damaging property at a UFC event in New York.
Gareth A Davies Floyd Mayweather will "come out of retirement if the money is right" to fight Conor McGregor in a mixed martial arts fight in the UFC, the undefeated 50-fight boxer revealed on Sunday.
Conor McGregor's manager Audie Attar has issued a statement defending his client and says the Dubliner is 'looking forward to getting back to fighting as soon as possible'.
Donal Lynch At the height of the hysteria around Conor McGregor's arrest in New York last Thursday night, a tweet did the rounds, purportedly from Donald Trump, saying that he was 'appalled' and calling for the...
Niamh Horan In 2016, as his momentous victory for his world lightweight title sunk in, Conor McGregor took to the stage to address the ecstatic crowd packed into Madison Square Garden.
Will Slattery Conor McGregor is always quick to point out how much money he is making but his earning capacity could be dented after his latest scandal.
Will Slattery New footage has emerged from inside the bus that Conor McGregor and his team attacked following a UFC media event.
Ewan MacKenna These days when an editor gets in touch and asks, “Did you hear about McGregor?” the worst genuinely comes to mind. That's meant as deadly serious as living so close to the edge sees many go...
Kevin Palmer Conor McGregor has been granted bail at $50,000 after being ordered to return to the dock later this year after being charged with assault and criminal mischief.
Footage has emerged of Conor McGregor being led out of a police station in Brooklyn before a court appearance where he will face charges of assault and criminal mischief.
It started with a face off between Artem Lobov, a team-mate of Conor McGregor, and Khabib Nurmagomedov in a Brooklyn Hotel and escalated to shocking scenes as McGregor and his entourage appeared to attack a bus at the weigh-in at UFC 223.
Sean Nolan A Dublin MMA fighter has also been charged in connection with the incident in New York last night involving Conor McGregor.
At least two fights have been pulled from UFC 223 in the wake of violent scenes at the event's media day.
Will Slattery Conor McGregor was last night wanted for questioning by New York police after an incident in which a bus was attacked and a UFC fighter left injured.
UFC President Dana White has slammed Conor McGregor and his team over an incident at a media event in New York that left a fighter injured.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Ireland's Conor McGregor will relinquish his UFC Lightweight title with Dana White confirming that the winner of this weekend's showdown between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Max Holloway will take over...
James Edwards Tony Ferguson has pulled out of the main event of UFC 223 this weekend will no longer fight for the UFC lightweight title which is set to be vacated by Conor McGregor.
Luke Brown Floyd Mayweather appears to have taken yet another step forward on his unlikely journey from boxing to mixed martial arts.
Independent.ie Newsdesk And here most of us thought giving our grannies a homemade card for her birthday was all they might want.
Sam Roberts Frankie Edgar's team have rejected Conor McGregor's claims that he offered to step in to fight the American at UFC 222.
Kevin Palmer A potential MMA contest between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor has been rumoured to be under negotiation in recent weeks, but those rumours have now been brought to an end.
Gareth A Davies Many are the voices saying that the cage should not be the stage for a second coming of a Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor superfight. They are right, of course. In athletic terms, a mixed martial...
Fiona Dillon MMA fighter Charlie Ward told of his devastation at hearing that Joao Carvalho (28) had died following their clash at the National Stadium.
Louise Kelly Estée Lauder's make-up brand MAC has opposed Conor McGregor's application to trademark his nickname 'Mystic Mac'.
Independent.ie Newsdesk A grieving mother of a young boy who died when he was struck by a car while playing outside the family home has criticised Conor McGregor for recording himself on his phone while driving.
Conor McGregor has been warned he faces being stripped of his UFC lightweight title if he remains out of the octagon until September.
Ryan Nugent A north inner city councillor has labelled a tweet saying "I am the cartel" by Conor McGregor as "immature", given the number of murders caused by the Dublin gang war.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Gang boss Daniel Kinahan has hit back at claims that MMA star Conor McGregor was involved in a pub brawl with cartel associates.
Ellie Donnelly Virgin founder Richard Branson and MMA star Conor McGregor faced off on stage at the Pendulum Summit in Dublin on Wednesday evening.
Geraldine Gittens MMA fighter Conor McGregor paid tribute to his training partner Ciaran Maher’s son after he visited the toddler in hospital.
Emily Hourican 'The challenge isn't about me being a good dancer. The challenge is me facing my adversities and insecurities."
Manny Pacquiao has emerged as a possible opponent for Conor McGregor's next fight after the legendary boxer claimed that initial talks have taken place over a 2018 bout.
Conor McGregor has insisted he will be back in the Octagon in 2018 - if the price is right.
For once Conor McGregor has faded into the background after F1 star Lewis Hamilton upstaged the Notorious at the British Fashion Awards with an eye-catching tartan suit.
Tommy Conlon As a nation we are indebted to the RTé crime correspondent for speaking truth to power last Thursday.
Eamonn Sweeney As rumours spread on Tuesday night of his involvement in some kind of pub scuffle in Dublin, Conor McGregor posted a video of himself on Instagram. The fighter's hoodie is zipped up so that you...
Cormac Byrne Conor McGregor's solicitor defended the UFC star's attire and the way he conducted himself in court after he was issued with a €400 speeding fine.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Conor McGregor's legal representative has defended his client's attire and the way he conducted himself in court after he was issued with a €400 speeding fine yesterday.
Gareth A Davies Conor McGregor is among the very biggest names in combat sports right now. Yet the Irishman has been out of action from a UFC Octagon for 13 months. The safest place for him right now is...
Independent.ie Newsdesk Conor McGregor has told a judge to relax after appearing in court on speeding charges.
Conor Feehan UFC champion Conor McGregor has been given a €400 speeding fine after earlier being compelled to turn up in court.
Conor Feehan UFC champion Conor McGregor has turned up to court after a judge ordered him to face a speeding charge.
UFC fighter Conor McGregor has been fined 400 euro (£350) for being clocked driving at 158kph (98mph) on a road near Dublin.
Paul Williams Nobody should underestimate or play down the serious and perilous situation that Conor McGregor now finds himself in.
UFC president Dana White has said he doesn't know when - or even if - Conor McGregor will make a return to the Octagon.
Ken Foy Conor McGregor made a bizarre display of defiance yesterday after being linked to a brawl in a south Dublin pub.
Robin Schiller UFC champion Conor McGregor has had his speeding case adjourned for a second time after failing to show up in court.
By Edd Dracott Former multiple-weight world champion boxer Manny Pacquiao has put fans on alert by appearing to suggest a fight with UFC star Conor McGregor.
Robin Schiller UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has had his speeding case adjourned for a second time after failing to appear in court this morning.
BBC MMA Show Podcast host Nick Peet has said that UFC Lightweight champion Conor McGregor should have been 'arrested on the spot' and 'taken to jail' for jumping into the cage after Charlie Ward's win over John Redmond at Bellator 187 in Dublin earlier this month.
Kathy Armstrong A brave young boy who begged Santa that he didn't "want to go live with the angels yet" has made "miracle" progress and now his mum has revealed he wants to meet an Irish hero.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Referee Marc Goddard has issued a lengthy statement on his view of last Friday's melee at Bellator 187 following Charlie Ward's first round victory over John Redmond at the 3 Arena.
Two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor has apologised after being involved in an angry altercation with a referee at an MMA event in Dublin.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor has apologised after being involved in an angry altercation with a referee at an MMA event in Dublin.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Conor McGregor's coach John Kavanagh has defended his fighter for jumping into the cage at the Bellator 187 event in Dublin last Friday.
Luke Brown Once again, Conor McGregor has made headlines for all the wrong reasons after the two-weight UFC world champion burst into the cage during a Bellator event in Dublin before attacking a referee.
Barry Egan 'Obviously, I'm the sister of an extremely famous athlete," Aoife McGregor says. What is just as obvious, however, is that having Conor McGregor as a brother certainly does not define her.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Mike Mazzulli, the president of the Association of Boxing Commissions and Combative Sports (ABC) and the director of the Mohegan Tribe Department of Athletic Regulation, released a statement on...
By Max McLean He might be one of the most recognisable characters in the octagon, but not everyone was thrilled to see Conor McGregor leap into the cage at the end of his team-mate’s fight during an MMA...
Independent.ie Newsdesk TV presenter Amanda Byram has hinted that Conor McGregor’s partner Dee Devlin may be set to star in the next series of RTE’s Dancing with the Stars.
Jack O'Toole Here we go again. More madness. More chaos. More mayhem. More Conor McGregor.
Luke Brown Two-weight UFC world champion Conor McGregor landed himself in further controversy by clashing with MMA referee Marc Goddard in Dublin last night.
Two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor sparked controversy on Friday night when he was involved in an angry altercation with a referee at an MMA event in Dublin.
Luke Brown Two-weight UFC world champion Conor McGregor has landed himself in further controversy by appearing to attack MMA referee Marc Goddard at a Dublin MMA event on Friday night.
Melanie Finn Conor McGregor has scored a knockout with his eagerly awaited documentary movie, Notorious.
Jack O'Toole Conor McGregor has said that trying to unify the UFC's Lightweight division is the 'most likely' option available to him after appearing on The Late Late Show on Friday.
Pat Stacey I was just wondering: is it okay to call Conor McGregor a chicken? Maybe I’m being an idiot for asking the question. Maybe I’m taking my life in my hands. I mean, look at the man. LOOK at him, for...
Paul Whitington Say what you will about Conor McGregor, the man has moxie. Five years ago, he was an unknown mixed martial arts fighter talking big and training in a Crumlin gym: now he's one of the most famous...
Phillip O'Connor Forget cage fighting, boxing and world titles - Irishman Conor McGregor's next goal is to build a financial empire and eclipse Real Madrid soccer icon Cristiano Ronaldo to become the highest-paid...
Sean O'Grady Conor McGregor has spoken of his joy at having his documentary film Conor McGregor: Notorious premiere in Dublin.
By Press Association Reporters Conor McGregor has said he wants to inspire fans living “in the middle of nowhere” with a behind-the-scenes documentary on his career.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Conor McGregor has apologised for his use of a homophobic slur in a recent video clip that sparked widespread criticism.
Donal Lynch Can a straight person ever really get away with saying 'faggot'? That is the burning question posed by the video of Conor McGregor repeatedly using the word to motivate one of his minions during...
Vincent Hogan Given the Hollywood figures, reputedly, generated by that pageant of vulgarity in Las Vegas two months back, it might be tempting to imagine Katie Taylor on the edge of life-changing money tonight...
Ewan MacKenna I can't stand reading about Conor McGregor.
James Edwards It was all eyes on Gdansk, Poland on Saturday night for UFC Fight Night 118 as Liverpool’s Darren Till took on Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in the main event and proceeded to turn the UFC’s...
Aoife Kelly Fans of Conor McGregor are in for a treat when Conor McGregor: Notorious hits the big screen next month.
Conor McGregor's highly-anticipated return to the UFC to defend his lightweight title will happen at some point, according to his manager Audie Attar.
Conor McGregor's highly-anticipated return to the UFC to defend his lightweight title will happen at some point, according to his manager Audie Attar.
Aoife Kelly Dee Devlin has been rocking some pretty impressive style of late and this weekend was no exception.
Independent.ie Newsdesk UFC President Dana White has called Conor McGregor's purported rematch with Nate Diaz 'internet bulls**t' following Tony Ferguson's submission win over Kevin Lee in Las Vegas on Saturday.
By Max McLean Conor McGregor might have been accused of being a bit wet behind the ears for his fight against Floyd Mayweather, but he definitely got a bit of a splash after singing a pro-Celtic song in front of a...
Callum Davis Conor McGregor had a drink thrown over him after he sang a Celtic song in Glasgow.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Conor McGregor has posted a tribute to the city of Las Vegas and the victims of yesterday's gun attack that has killed 59 people.
Conor McGregor is in no doubt that he would beat Floyd Mayweather if he was given a second chance.
Jack O'Toole UFC Lightweight champion Conor McGregor will make his first public appearance since his 'Money Belt' title fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. last month.
Gordon Deegan Conor McGregor is boxing clever outside the ring with new accounts showing that the cash pile at his Irish-based promotions firm soared to more than €333,000 last year.
By Kameron Virk Floyd Mayweather may have beaten Conor McGregor convincingly during their epic encounter in Las Vegas, but it would appear the veteran boxer still has a lot of respect for his final opponent.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has revealed an enormous 8ft portrait of Ireland's Conor McGregor, made from broken glass, hanging in his €20m Beverly Hills mansion.
Independent.ie Business Desk Conor McGregor's planned launch of his 'Notorious' whiskey in Ireland has been challenged in a dispute over the brand's trademark name.
Jack Austin Floyd Mayweather has defended Donald Trump’s “grab ‘em by the p****” comment from 2005 as it shows that he is a “real man”.
By Kameron Virk Conor McGregor has spent a lot of the last week on the high seas, and if his Instagram is anything to go by he’s thoroughly enjoying himself.
Conor McGregor is being sued for €78k by a security guard over an incident arising from his infamous press conference with Nate Diaz last year.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Conor McGregor can't help but gush about his son Conor Jr as he soaks up the sun in Ibiza.
By Kameron Virk One of Conor McGregor’s great rivals has given his belated opinion on the superfight against Floyd Mayweather, and it’s unsurprisingly not very flattering.
Ger Keville Conor McGregor's Las Vegas showdown with Floyd Mayweather did not set a new record for gate receipts, despite repeated claims that it would.
THE VOW Conor McGregor looked to be enjoying the high life as he joined his mates for a long-awaited lavish wedding on the Balearic Isle of Ibiza.
Paul Kimmage It had been bothering him all week, a simple question that was fundamental to watching sport: Who did he want to win? It had happened before at the World Cup and the Tour de France and...
Harry Clarke Conor McGregor's money-spinning fight with Floyd Mayweather was stopped in the 10th round because of 'mild traumatic brain injury' to the Notorious, according to a ringside physician.
Duncan Bech Conor McGregor insists Floyd Mayweather has skills that would transfer to MMA after declaring his rival a conclusive winner of their Las Vegas clash.
Conor McGregor insists Floyd Mayweather has skills that would transfer to MMA after declaring his rival a conclusive winner of their Las Vegas clash.
By Kameron Virk Conor McGregor has thanked the fans and everyone involved with his recent superfight against Floyd Mayweather – while also suggesting the boxing great has the skills to compete in MMA.
Daniel Zeqeri Conor McGregor pocketed around $100m by swapping the octogan for squared circle, and now Michael Phelps has floated the idea of the Irishman taking to water.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Some people wear their heart on their sleeves, the McGregor women wear it on their swimsuits.
Jack O'Toole Conor McGregor is set to overtake Cristiano Ronaldo on the Forbes rich list after his professional boxing debut with Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday.
Floyd Mayweather harked back to his first professional pay cheque after his hugely lucrative final outing against Conor McGregor on Saturday night.
Catherine Devine An Irishman has built a gold life-size statue of MMA fighter Conor McGregor after his much-anticipated fight with Floyd Mayweather over the weekend.
Catherine Devine An Irish MMA fighter said that the fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather was like "who's going to win between a tiger and a bear".
Independent.ie Newsdesk Conor McGregor's curious remark about Floyd Mayweather after his 10th round, TKO loss has received sparked criticism.
Vincent Hogan The ring was still thronged as the rich people emptied out of their $10,000 seats, a fragrant train of the varnished and bejewelled, hurrying away towards the next evening curiosity. They looked...
Allison Bray He may have lost his much-hyped bout with Floyd Mayweather, but to his many hometown fans Conor McGregor will always be a winner.
Conor McGregor celebrated his huge pay day with a post-fight party in Las Vegas.
James Edwards Fighters often say that respect is won in combat and if he didn’t have it already, Conor McGregor should’ve earned the respect of everyone in the combat sports community last evening.
Philip O'Connor and Steve Keating DESCRIBED as the fight the fans asked for by the executives who made it happen, the clash between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor was only ever about one thing -- money.
Eamon Carr As it played out in all its brutal inevitability, there was a sense that had this fight been staged on a charity event at the Green Isle Hotel in Clondalkin some would have shrugged and gone to the bar.
Claire Fox Conor McGregor’s long-term girlfriend, Dee Devlin and his sisters have paid tribute to him on social media following his defeat to boxing legend Floyd Mayweather.
Ger Keville Conor McGregor is going into the whiskey business but first up is the "counting phase".
Independent.ie Newsdesk FLOYD Mayweather attempted to bet $400,000 on himself winning his fight with Conor McGregor in under 9.5 rounds - but was stopped by the bookmaker, according to ESPN.
Conor McGregor stepped into a boxing ring for the first time as a professional fighter against Floyd Mayweather, but it may not be the last.
The judges' scorecards revealed it was a comprehensive win for Floyd Mayweather, but one stat has emerged that Conor McGregor can take great pride from.
Conor McGregor was "brought to school" by Floyd Mayweather and needs to "stay in his lane", according to former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis.
By Max McLean Conor McGregor may have been defeated on his boxing debut by Floyd Mayweather, but fighters from numerous disciplines were still keen to show their respect for his efforts in the ring.
Floyd Mayweather called time on his career "for sure" with a 50-0 record gained by beating UFC star Conor McGregor in Las Vegas.
Floyd Mayweather won for the 50th time in his decorated career when the fantasy fight with Conor McGregor proved a mismatch and he stopped the Irishman in 10 rounds in Las Vegas.
Conor McGregor will consider remaining in boxing despite being thoroughly outclassed and stopped in 10 rounds by Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas.
His professional boxing debut, as expected, ended in defeat but Conor McGregor has received worldwide kudos for his showing against the indomitable Floyd Mayweather.
Here are how the three judges scored Floyd Mayweather's victory over Conor McGregor in Las Vegas
By Max McLean The unusual nature of Conor McGregor v Floyd Mayweather meant many were unsure what to expect once the fight got under way, but by the time it was over not many were surprised that...
Philip O'Connor CONOR McGregor was defiant after his 10-round loss to the undefeated Floyd Mayweather, questioning whether the fight at the T-Mobile Arena should have been stopped at all.
Luke Brown in Las Vegas For two rounds, at least, it looked as though the bout - criticised by many as 'a freak show' - was going to have a suitably freakish conclusion.
By Max McLean One of the most anticipated fights in history was never likely to start on time, was it?
Brendan O'Connor In a way, it all came together with the three-minute short film/ad that dropped just a few days before the McGregor/Mayweather fight. It was the result of a deal Conor McGregor signed earlier...
Joe Corcoran When we say that a moment is history in the making, what we usually mean is that it is so utterly without precedence that we lack the perspective needed to fully comprehend its significance then...
We are just hours away from the hugely-anticipated bout between Ireland's Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather.
Irish fans took their invasion of Las Vegas to the next level on the night before Conor McGregor’s fight with Floyd Mayweather, by attaching an Irish flag to one of the American’s ‘The Money Team’ billboards.
Jack O'Toole Irish bookmakers could lose upwards of €10 million if Conor McGregor defeats Floyd Mayweather in his professional boxing debut in Las Vegas this weekend.
Kevin Palmer Zlatan Ibrahimovic has compared himself to Conor McGregor and predicted the Irishman will beat Floyd Mayweather in their eagerly anticipated showdown in Las Vegas.
Kevin Palmer The official purses for the two men have been revealed and they show that the boxer is pocketing a lot more cash than the MMA star for tonight's fight.
Bethan Holt There will be no shortage of bling at tonight’s Mayweather vs. McGregor showdown.
Cover Media Ronda Rousey will not be in attendance at the big fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor because she will reportedly be getting married.
Samuel Lovet The Association of Ringside Physicians has warned that Conor McGregor is putting himself in danger by facing five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather in Saturday’s eagerly-anticipated fight.
Luke Brown in Las Vegas The first sign that Las Vegas was preparing for imminent invasion came at the start of the week, when a handful of bars stuck small, not entirely inconspicuous stickers on their front windows,...
Conor McGregor accused Floyd Mayweather of being in "the worst shape I've ever seen" after he outweighed the American by almost four pounds at Friday's weigh-in.
Kevin Palmer Floyd Mayweather weighed-in well below the 155lbs limit as he came in lighter than expected for his eagerly anticipated showdown with Conor McGregor in Las Vegas.
John Meagher It was one of the publishing sensations of the decade. In 2006, it was impossible to escape talk of the self-help manual, The Secret. Penned by former Australian TV journalist Rhonda Byrne, sales...
The last few efforts on Conor McGregor's Twitter are enough to give a tell-tale insight into his modern-day mindset. "Driving home in this heat and in this nick and in this motor and in this bread and in this f*****g life I am so blessed," he writes beside a picture of...
Ryan Nugent Dublin's northsiders are more confident UFC champion Conor McGregor will be victorious in Vegas.
Conor McGregor has revisited the last time he fought as a boxer, and started on the path that led to him headlining in Las Vegas.
Luke Brown Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor are set to go face-to-face one final time ahead of their eagerly anticipated fight on Saturday night, when they arrive at the T-Mobile Arena for Friday night’s...
Independent.ie Sportdesk Conor McGregor's manager Audie Attar admitted that Conor McGregor made a mistake with his 'dance for me boy' comments that he directed towards Floyd Mayweather Jr. during the pre-fight press...
Jack O'Toole Nutrition and Recovery expert Tom Coleman has said that he has never seen an athlete like Conor McGregor after working with the Dubliner ahead of his professional boxing debut with Floyd...
Sport Staff After weeks of Conor McGregor’s odds steadily shortening, the big money has finally started flooding in on Floyd Mayweather.
Ewan MacKenna The last few efforts on Conor McGregor's Twitter are enough to give a tell-tale insight into his modern-day mindset.
Independent.ie Sportsdesk SBG Ireland coach John Kavanagh has said that taking responsibility is one of the key characteristics in becoming a great fighter.
By Alistair Mason While some expect the action in the ring to be a little one-sided, there’s no doubting that, when it comes to the gift of the gab, Floyd Mayweather Jr and Conor McGregor are pretty evenly...
By Max McLean Floyd Mayweather’s bout with Conor McGregor has caught the attention of the sporting world, but what do the public want to know most?
Declan Warrington The referee recruited to teach Conor McGregor the rules involved in boxing believes he would be a world champion if he had pursued the sport instead of MMA.
Conor McGregor fights as a professional boxer for the first time when he faces Floyd Mayweather at Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena on August 26.
Conor McGregor will fight as a professional boxer for the first time when he meets Floyd Mayweather in a light-middleweight bout at Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena on Saturday.
The referee recruited to teach Conor McGregor the rules involved in boxing believes he would be a world champion if he had pursued the sport instead of MMA.
By Kameron Virk Every once in a while there’s a fight that can’t be missed, even if it’s happening at 5am on the other side of the world. Conor McGregor v Floyd Mayweather is one of those.
Harry Clarke Paulie Malignaggi has joined the Floyd Mayweather camp after his much-publicised falling out with Conor McGregor.
By Edd Dracott Conor McGregor faces Floyd Mayweather in the boxing ring for one of the most highly-anticipated fights in recent years.
Declan Warrington Floyd Mayweather Snr has insisted that even he would knock out Conor McGregor if he was fighting him instead of his son.
Oliver Brown Over time, the words "opium of the people", Karl Marx's oft-recycled line about organised religion, have become wrenched from their original context. "Religion," he wrote, "is the sigh of the...
Gavin White Conor McGregor has said he suffered some "slips of the tongue" while promoting his showdown with Floyd Mayweather.
Floyd Mayweather Snr has insisted that even he would knock out Conor McGregor if he was fighting him instead of his son.
Conor McGregor has predicted Saturday's fight with Floyd Mayweather will prove the start of a series of crossover fights between mixed martial artists and boxers.
Jack O'Toole “You’re going to Crumlin. Make sure you bring a stab vest and a knuckle duster,” the text jokingly read.
By Max McLean With the countdown to Conor McGregor’s fight against Floyd Mayweather close, the World Boxing Council introduced the Money Belt as the prize the fighters would be competing for.
Callum Davis Rory McIlroy has expressed concern that the big fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather could be 'fixed' in some way.
Vincent Hogan As a desert bird flies, the distance from where the verbal baiting ended (officially at least) yesterday and the fighting begins in the early hours of Sunday morning is little more than a scorched 800...
Kevin Palmer A referee was on the receiving end of a vicious flying kick during an Argentine soccer game, with the fall-out from the shocking incident now spreading around the world on social media.
Callum Davis The WBC has created a special 'Money' belt ahead of Floyd Mayweather and Conor Mcgregor's 'fight of the century' in Las Vegas.
Luke Brown In the end, there simply wasn’t anything left to say. After two years of sniping on social media, a whistle-stop world tour that touched down in three countries in just four days, and Tuesday’s...
By Steve Keating CONOR McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. declared a truce on Wednesday after weeks of vicious verbal attacks, offering praise instead of profanities at the final press conference ahead of their...
Gavin White Conor McGregor's hugely anticipated fight with Floyd Mayweather is set to be the highest-grossing pay-per-view event of all time.
Kameron Virk Conor McGregor has achieved a reputation for being suitably extra – stepping out in exquisitely tailored suits, pulling up at gyms in bright green Lamborghinis, holding his baby in a really amusing way.
By Kameron Virk Conor McGregor has achieved a reputation for being suitably extra – stepping out in exquisitely tailored suits, pulling up at gyms in bright green Lamborghinis, holding his baby in a really amusing way.
Jim Daly The much-anticipated bout between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather could end up taking place in front of up to 7,000 empty seats at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas due to slow ticket sales.
Jack de Menezes Floyd Mayweather insists that his hotly-anticipated fight against Conor McGregor will go ahead this Saturday as planned, despite his own fears over the UFC champion’s weight.
Declan Warrington, Las Vegas The criticism of his defeat of Manny Pacquiao has driven Floyd Mayweather to put on a "good show" when on Saturday he fights Conor McGregor.
Declan Warrington Conor McGregor has revealed he first targeted a fight with Floyd Mayweather before he had even established himself in the UFC.
The criticism of his defeat of Manny Pacquiao has driven Floyd Mayweather to put on a "good show" when on Saturday he fights Conor McGregor.
Conor McGregor had heated confrontations with both Floyd Mayweather and Paulie Malignaggi at the fighters' grand arrivals for Saturday's fight in Las Vegas.
Luke Brown Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor became involved in a backstage brawl at Tuesday's Grand Arrival ceremony ahead of their fight this weekend, before Paulie Malignaggi then confronted the...
Kevin Palmer Conor McGregor believes his vast army of travelling fans can be a decisive factor in his showdown with Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas this weekend, as he amended his prediction for the fight at a...
Gavin White Conor McGregor will continue fighting, regardless of what happens when he steps into the ring against Floyd Mayweather this weekend, his agent has said.
The fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor may not have sold out yet, but that won't stop Las Vegas from putting on its party hat.
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