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MMA fighter Conor McGregor arrested in South Florida

MIAMI (AP) — Mixed martial artist and boxer Conor McGregor has been arrested in South Florida for stealing the cellphone of someone who was trying to take his photo, authorities said. According to a Miami Beach police report, the 30-year-old McGregor was arrested Monday afternoon and charged with robbery and criminal mischief. An attorney for … Continue reading MMA fighter Conor McGregor arrested in South Florida

LAS VEGAS | Fight regulators extend Nurmagomedov, McGregor suspensions

LAS VEGAS— Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor will remain suspended at least until December because of a brawl inside and outside the octagon after their UFC match in Las Vegas, but the Nevada Athletic Commission on Wednesday allowed some prize money to be released to Nurmagomedov. Neither the Russian from Dagestan nor the Irishman attended … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Fight regulators extend Nurmagomedov, McGregor suspensions

LAS VEGAS | On again? Mayweather says he and Pacquiao will fight

LAS VEGAS  — Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he’s coming out of retirement again to fight Manny Pacquiao for a second time in December. Mayweather posted a video on Instagram early Saturday that showed him and Pacquiao together, reportedly in Japan, jawing at each other over a possible second fight. “I’m coming back to fight Manny … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | On again? Mayweather says he and Pacquiao will fight

LOS ANGELES | Conor is back: UFC says McGregor will fight Oct. 6 in Vegas

LOS ANGELES— Conor McGregor will return to mixed martial arts on Oct. 6 in Las Vegas for a title bout against UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. The UFC dramatically announced the matchup Friday with a promotional video to close a news conference promoting its slate of fight cards for the rest of 2018. “The fight … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Conor is back: UFC says McGregor will fight Oct. 6 in Vegas

NEW YORK | MMA star Conor McGregor pleads guilty in melee case

NEW YORK — Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor pleaded guilty Thursday to disorderly conduct in exchange for community service to resolve charges stemming from a backstage melee at a New York City arena. McGregor will also be evaluated for an anger management program in addition to his five days of community service. The 30-year-old … Continue reading NEW YORK | MMA star Conor McGregor pleads guilty in melee case

NEW YORK  | MMA star Conor McGregor back in court amid melee plea talks

NEW YORK  — Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor is due in court amid plea negotiations to resolve charges stemming from a backstage melee at a New York City arena.   The 30-year-old Irish fighter is expected to be joined Thursday in Brooklyn by his 25-year-old friend and co-defendant Cian (KEE’-uhn) Cowley.   Video showed … Continue reading NEW YORK  | MMA star Conor McGregor back in court amid melee plea talks

LAS VEGAS  | Cormier stops heavyweight Miocic to win 2 UFC title belts

LAS VEGAS  —Daniel Cormier added the UFC heavyweight championship to his light heavyweight title Saturday night, stopping Stipe Miocic in dramatic fashion during the first round of their superfight at UFC 226. Cormier (21-1, 1 no-contest) flattened the UFC’s long-reigning heavyweight champ with a right elbow out of a clinch. He finished Miocic (18-3) on … Continue reading LAS VEGAS  | Cormier stops heavyweight Miocic to win 2 UFC title belts

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