Conor McGregor

NEW YORK | MMA star McGregor says he regrets Brooklyn melee

NEW YORK (AP) — Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor says he regrets getting into a backstage melee at a Brooklyn arena and hopes to have his U.S. court case resolved soon. McGregor spoke outside court after a brief hearing Thursday. A prosecutor said plea negotiations are ongoing. The 29-year-old Irish fighter and co-defendant Cian … Continue reading NEW YORK | MMA star McGregor says he regrets Brooklyn melee

NEW YORK | Agent says McGregor wants to fight again as UFC 223 begins

NEW YORK | April 7, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Conor McGregor and his hotheaded posse were banned in Brooklyn and — as UFC would hope — presumably not lurking in the bowls of Barclays Center looking for a brawl. After one of the UFC’s most chaotic weeks — with McGregor led from a police station in handcuffs and … Continue reading NEW YORK | Agent says McGregor wants to fight again as UFC 223 begins

NEW YORK | McGregor posts $50,000 bond, released after arraignment

NEW YORK | April 6, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Cocksure and uncouth, Conor McGregor was never afraid to defy authority. He dressed in fur coats and swung chairs at news conferences, reaped the riches of his dalliance with boxing, and demanded his boss cut him an ownership stake in the MMA promotion that made him one of … Continue reading NEW YORK | McGregor posts $50,000 bond, released after arraignment

Al Iaquinta | A scramble, and a fight: Iaquinta vs Nurmagomedov at UFC 223

April 6, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) UFC has a main event for its New York card. Al Iaquinta, a winner of five straight bouts, will step in and fight in the main event of UFC 223 on Saturday after two other challengers were forced to drop out. Iaquinta has agreed to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov in a lightweight … Continue reading Al Iaquinta | A scramble, and a fight: Iaquinta vs Nurmagomedov at UFC 223

NEW YORK | UFC officially strips inactive McGregor of 155-pound title

NEW YORK | April 4, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Conor McGregor has been stripped of the UFC lightweight championship. The long-expected move was officially announced by UFC President Dana White at a press conference for Saturday’s pay-per-view card at Barclays Center. McGregor has not fought for UFC since he won the 155-pound title at UFC 205 in … Continue reading NEW YORK | UFC officially strips inactive McGregor of 155-pound title