The whole affair already got off to a contentious start. McGregor—a world-famous fighter who hasn't had a UFC fight for some two years—didn't bother showing up on time to news conference. The undefeated Nurmagomedov didn't take the kindly and left before McGregor showed up. This is 3 p. I have a schedule; 3 p.
- Khabib Nurmagomedov beats Conor McGregor in fourth round History of bad blood explodes in chaos after fight Nurmagomedov vaults into crowd to take on McGregor camp Both fighters escorted out by security guards McGregor-Khabib UFC brawl the result of a business built on its continuing ability to monetise blood lust Scenes of utter mayhem here in Sin City as the biggest mixed martial arts event in history ended in a mass brawl between the teams of the two headline contenders, combat sports star Conor McGregor, of Ireland, and Dagestan's Khabib Nurmagomedov, who retained his Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight crown by submitting his rival in the fourth round.
- We've been talking all this week. Things are good with Conor and I and we'll get something figured out soon.
- White said he believed, but wasn't sure, that the three were members of Nurmagomedov's team. Most pundits expected either a quick knockout for McGregor or a drawn-out beating from Nurmagomedov.
- Conor McGregor prepares to take the stage for the weigh-in event for his fight with Floyd Mayweather.
- Original: Apr 6, Irishman Conor McGregor became the biggest star in the sport of mixed martial arts while claiming the Ultimate Fighting Championship's featherweight and lightweight titles. Who Is Conor McGregor?
- Tweet Conor McGregor will have to keep his feet on the ground during his battle with Floyd Mayweather. He is the reigning champion for the Lightweight division of the UFC, and a former champion of the Featherweight division as well.
On Aug. Mayweather trains in Las Vegas on Aug.
Unlike most big-time pugilism spectacles, this fight is not a title bout. MMA allows kicking and wrestling in addition to punching. The smart money is on Mayweather.
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The pairing is a sign of how far the sweet science has fallen in American culture. McGregor, prepping for his fight against Mayweather, receives a post-workout massage on Aug.
McGregor takes a break with his infant son. McGregor on a nighttime shopping outing at a mall in Las Vegas. In the absence of consequence, venom has filled the vacuum.
Inside the Conor McGregor Floyd Mayweather Las Vegas Fight
The fight was announced in mid-June—the Super Bowl matchup, by comparison, is set two weeks before kickoff—and the time since has been a parade of odious self-promotion.
McGregor and Mayweather at workouts for the media in Las Vegas. Even before this production, Mayweather had turned off many fans because of his history of violence against women.
McGregor, 29, has the backstory to play the hero. He skyrocketed to the top of the UFC, earning millions of dollars and global adoration along the way.
What time is the Conor McGregor fight vs. Khabib? UFC date, main card
Despite the unsavory buildup, the bout is likely to be the biggest fight on U. As the two fighters have settled into their desert training camps, the crowds have thronged along with the publicity machine.
But many will be watching, just in case. Your browser is out of date.