Are we any closer to Conor McGregor making his return to the Octagon and facing Khabib Nurmagomedov? Is a Khabib Nurmagomedov Conor McGregor fight right around the corner?Well, before MMA fans can think ahead to that, McGregor is slated to return to a New York City court July 26, with TMZ Sports reporting last month that the UFC superstar is negotiating a plea deal with prosecutors stemming from his April 5th Barclays Center (Brooklyn) bus attack, which injured fellow fighters Ray Borg and Michael Chiesa.A video from the wild rampage clearly shows McGregor picking up a dolly and hurling it at the bus, shattering its window and causing the injuries. During his court appearance last month, McGregor did say, "I understand the seriousness of this matter and I'm hopeful that it gets resolved soon,” as reported by TMZ. If McGregor is able to broker a plea deal next week, his highly-anticipated bout with Nurmagomedov could take one more step closer to becoming a reality. According … [Read more...] about Khabib Nurmagomedov Conor McGregor fight now good to go? When?
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Ultimate fighting star Conor McGregor pose for a photo during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)All number of Hollywood celebrities were at the T-Mobile Arena for the 10th-round TKO of Floyd Mayweather over MMA champion Conor McGregor, giving him his stunning 50-0 perfect record that surpassed heavyweight Rocky Marciano’s 49-0 statistic. (Tom Donoghue)Russia's Khabib Nurmagomedov celebrates after a lightweight title bout against Al Iaquinta at UFC 223 early Sunday, April 8, 2018, in New York. Nurmagomedov won the fight. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, leans to avoid a punch by Conor McGregor during the first round of their fight at T-Mobile Arena, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Las Vegas. Benjamin Hager Las Vegas Review-Journal Rumors are swirling of a potential … [Read more...] about Conor McGregor celebrates 30th birthday with Putin at World Cup
Alan Dawson, provided by Published 5:23 am CDT, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Reuters Floyd Mayweather, a former 147-pound boxer, punches well above his weight when it comes to wealth accumulation. Mayweather outmuscled the likes of George Clooney, Kylie Jenner, and The Rock to sit atop Forbes' list of the highest-earning celebrities. Mayweather earned over $275 million for his 2017 fight against UFC star Conor McGregor. He has since teased a comeback to combat sports, most notably with UFC, but has since cooled off on that idea and focused on real estate development. Floyd Mayweather may only come in at 147 pounds, but when it comes to wealth accumulation he punches well above his weight. Recommended Video: Now Playing: In light of Conor McGregor's assault Thursday on a bus full of fellow UFC fighters, we take a look at how the former champ has self-destructed since his boxing match against Floyd Mayweather. Yes, there's more. Media: Sports Illustrated In … [Read more...] about Floyd Mayweather beat out Kylie Jenner, The Rock, and George Clooney for the title of world’s highest-paid celebrity
Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Ultimate fighting star Conor McGregor pose for a photo during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP) Rumors are swirling of a potential UFC lightweight title fight between champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and former champ Conor McGregor being discussed for the end of the year. The rival superstars were in the same venue Sunday, though their paths apparently never crossed. Nurmagomedov posted a photo of himself inside the stadium of the World Cup Final in Moscow. McGregor viewed the action from a more prominent perch as the personal guest of Russian president Vladimir Putin. “This man is one of the greatest leaders of our time and I was honored to attend such a landmark event alongside him,” McGregor wrote on social media. “Today was an honor for me, Mr. Putin. Thank you and … [Read more...] about Conor McGregor celebrates 30th birthday weekend watching soccer with Vladimir Putin
Sports Manny Pacquiao has called out Floyd Mayweather for a rematch of their 2015 bout. Pac-Man returned to the ring after a one-year hiatus on Sunday, stopping Lucas Matthysse in seven rounds for a Welterweight title belt and scoring his first knockout since a TKO of Miguel Cotto eight years ago. Soon after the fight, the 39-year-old revealed he has already turned his attention to Mayweather, who retired for a second time with an undefeated 50-0 record after beating UFC star Conor McGregor in June last year. Floyd Mayweather Jr. fighting against Manny Pacquiao during their welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather defeated Pacquiao by unanimous decision. Pacquiao has called out the undefeated American. John Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images Recommended Slideshows 76 In Pictures: the Biggest Stadiums in the World 51 In Pictures: 50 Highest-Paid Athletes in the World 32 World's Most … [Read more...] about Will Manny Pacquiao Fight Floyd Mayweather Again?