CONOR MCGREGOR has signed a new six-fight deal with UFC. Terms have not been disclosed, but UFC president Dana White said the agreement could make McGregor the most money in sport. Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov face off after their first press conference together ahead of UFC 229 The 30-year-old Irishman's six fights include the matchup with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 on Oct 6. Speaking to ESPN, White said: "It's not hard to do a deal with Conor McGregor because we know what he's worth." White also confirmed pay-per-view buys for UFC 229 - main evented by McGregor battle with Nurmagomedov for the world lightweight championship- were almost reaching 2.5million. The record buy-rate for a UFC event was for Notorious' rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 which saw 1.6m tune in. Conor McGregor blames Khabib Nurmagomedov for bus attack before toasting Dana White with his own whiskey The deal will also include McGregor's new Proper Twelve Whiskey brand as … [Read more...] about Conor McGregor signs new six-fight UFC deal which includes promotion of his new whisky ahead of Khabib Nurmagomedov showdown
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The pair of top lightweights had plenty to say on Thursday at Radio City Music Hall by Brian Campbell @BCampbellCBS 2m ago • 1 min read NEW YORK -- An over abundance of police and security helped the UFC make sure fireworks of the fistic variety weren't on the menu for Thursday's UFC 229 press conference, as did Dana White's insistence that the general public be barred.Luckily for MMA fans watching on the live stream, Conor McGregor provided more than enough of the verbal kind in the much-anticipated first face-off between the brash Irish star and Khabib Nurmagomedov since McGregor's felony bus attack on April 5 just days before UFC 223 in Brooklyn.The circus which followed did not disappoint from an entertainment standpoint nor as a means to hype the lightweight title bout, already projected to be the biggest in MMA history, just 16 days away from the pay-per-view in Las Vegas.McGregor (21-3), who as usual arrived fashionably late, sat just feet … [Read more...] about UFC 229 press conference: Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov trade barbs in explosive first meeting
News 38 // 13 Sep 2018, 09:56 IST SHARE What's the story?According to UFC President Dana White, The much-awaited UFC 229 press conference featuring Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor will finally take place on September 20th in New York City.Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor will both attend a UFC press conference which will be exclusively for the media.In case you didn't know...Conor McGregor hasn’t contested in a professional fight after losing the money fight with Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas. He passed through probably one of the most difficult times of his life in the meantime. McGregor and his teammates had trespassed into Barclays to retaliate the Dagestani fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov after he threatened Conor’s longtime friend and training partner Artem Labov.The Irishman and his squad are literally in a war situation with the Dagestani fighting Squad lead by Khabib. They will face each other on October 6th, 2018 at … [Read more...] about UFC 229: Shocking details about the Conor McGregor Vs Khabib Nurmagomedov Press Conference.
CONOR McGREGOR shows how he is ramping up his training ahead of his eagerly anticipated UFC return against Khabib Nurmagomedov. Notorious is returning to the Octagon for the first time in almost two years after he last won the lightweight crown against Eddie Alvarez. Stripped of that belt and beaten by Floyd Mayweather in their boxing match last August, McGregor has a lot to prove when he meets Nurmagomedov in Las Vegas on October 6. And he looks to be well on track to doing so if his gruelling yet impressive training routine is anything to go by. Covered in sweat and working on his takedown and grappling, the Irishman looks to have his head back in the game after more than a year off. He also takes to the road on his bike, works on his jab and shows off some precise knees to the head. SunSport told you last month how McGregor is doing it all with a diet that includes lots of kale, dark chocolate and green tea. The 30-year-old from Dublin will go head-to-head with unbeaten Nurmagomedov … [Read more...] about Conor McGregor reveals brutal training camp regime which includes bike rides ahead of UFC return against Khabib Nurmagomedov
CONOR McGREGOR has taken aim at upcoming opponent Khabib Nurmagomedov and his father on Instagram - labelling the pair as "quivering cowards". The 30-year-old launched a scathing attack on the pair by uploaded a picture showing their concerned faces on board the bus the Notorious attacked in April. McGregor escaped a prison sentence after pleading guilty to a single misdemeanour charge after throwing a metal dolly into the bus at the UFC 223 press day in New York. Posting a snap of Khabib and his father and coach Abdulmanap, McGregor insisted he could see his dad "cowering behind fake respect". He said: "Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov I can see you. "Cowering behind fake respect. Just like your middle child. A quivering coward." The couple will settle their differences at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on October 6 at UFC 229, as McGregor looks to recapture his lightweight title. He was forced to relinquish his belt due to inactivity, and hasn't fought inside the octagon since … [Read more...] about Conor McGregor attacks Khabib Nurmagomedov and his father on Instagram with ‘cowards’ jibe in build-up to UFC title fight