Conor McGregor isn't backing down from financial demands for the UFC

Conor McGregor hopes to one day become the 'highest earning athlete' in the world and to get there he's going to need his employers at the UFC to hand him a much larger paycheck from now on.Following his title fight win over Eddie Alvarez last November, McGregor mentioned that he was looking to sit down with the new owners of the UFC from WME-IMG and talk about his future with the...
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Conor McGregor is wrong to charge for an interview

2016 was the year of Conor McGregor. Over the course of 12 months, he revolutionized the fight business. His spectacular knockout victory over José Aldo in 2015 earned him a title shot at lightweight in early 2016, but an injury to the then-champion Rafael dos Anjos triggered a series of events that would push McGregor’s stardom to the next level.Nate Diaz showed up to face McGregor...
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Eddie Alvarez offers explanation for UFC 205 loss to Conor McGregor

Eddie Alvarez will likely get a massive payday after fighting and losing to Conor McGregor at UFC 205 in New York City on Saturday night. But it appears none of that money will console the pain he is feeling from losing the lightweight title belt. After not speaking to the media following the fight, Alvarez broke his silence on Tuesday via an emotional Instagram post. He congratulated...
November 15, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Conor McGregor beats Eddie Alvarez by TKO at UFC 205, apologizes to ‘absolutely nobody’

Conor McGregor is now the first person to hold two UFC belts simultaneously, after taking down Eddie Alvarez by TKO on Saturday night at UFC 205. He also took the time to apologize… “to absolutely nobody”.
Via The Comeback
November 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor demands his second belt after win

Conor McGregor had a funny reaction to dropping Eddie Alvarez to win the UFC lightweight championship on Saturday night. Immediately after his second-round victory over Alvarez, McGregor, who entered the fight as the UFC featherweight champion, demanded his second belt because he had just knocked off the lightweight champ. The colorful Irish fighter demanded the second belt with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor gets wild at UFC 205 presser in NYC

Conor McGregor was late again to a UFC press conference, but he still stole the show. The Notorious arrived more than 10 minutes late to the UFC 205 pre-fight presser wearing a fancy mink coat. When he did show up, he immediately snatched Eddie Alvarez’s lightweight title belt and put it on his table next to his featherweight belt. Alvarez was irritated because of McGregor...
November 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor drops extremely violent threat on Eddie Alvarez before UFC 205

Conor McGregor, who holds the UFC featherweight championship, will look to become the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes simultaneously when he faces lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez next Saturday at UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden. But the fight is about more than just belts. McGregor made it clear Thursday during a joint conference call that he...
November 04, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Conor McGregor already talking smack at UFC 205 presser

UFC 205 is roughly six weeks away, but don’t tell that to Conor McGregor, who’s already ripping his opponent. McGregor is set to fight Eddie Alvarez, and he made sure to let the world know that his counterpart is “blessed” to have been given the opportunity to fight the Irishman. That’s not much of a surprise, given how cocky McGregor is. What was surprising, though...
Via The Sports Daily
September 27, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC 205 headlined by Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez

UFC 205’s star-studded card will feature a champion-versus-champion showdown. UFC President Dana White announced on ESPN Monday night that featherweight champion Conor McGregor will fight lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in the main event of UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden in New York. McGregor will not be forced to relinquish his featherweight title, meaning a victory over...
September 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Eddie Alvarez wants an 'easier fight' with Conor McGregor

Eddie Alvarez is the new UFC lightweight champion. It took just 3:49 for Alvarez to knock out Rafael dos Anjos on Thursday night to improve his UFC record to 3-1 and claim that big gold belt. Now, Alvarez wants to fight an “easier” opponent in the form of … Conor McGregor? After the championship victory, Alvarez took part in the typical post-fight press conference at the...
Via The Comeback
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

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