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#Conor McGregor

# conor-mcgregor - Sunday 27 August, 2017

'Tonight I chose the right dance partner to dance with. Conor McGregor, you're a hell of a champion'
# Respect
From The42
# Respect

'Tonight I chose the right dance partner to dance with. Conor McGregor, you're a hell of a champion'

Aug 27th 2017, 8:20 AM 20,045 Views 22 Comments

Floyd Mayweather will now head into what he says is a permanent retirement with a perfect 50-0 record, one better than heavyweight legend Rocky Marciano.

'F*** it, it was some buzz' - McGregor takes the positives from Vegas display
# Flowey
From The42
# Flowey

'F*** it, it was some buzz' - McGregor takes the positives from Vegas display

Aug 27th 2017, 6:49 AM 29,789 Views 39 Comments

“If anyone wants a knock give me a shout,” he said.

Mayweather stops brave McGregor in the 10th to win superfight
# MayMac
From The42
# MayMac

Mayweather stops brave McGregor in the 10th to win superfight

Aug 27th 2017, 6:13 AM 95,894 Views 179 Comments

The Dubliner leaves Vegas with a lot of money and some new-found respect.

As it happened: Conor McGregor v Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas From The42
Live Aug 27th 2017, 12:44 AM

As it happened: Conor McGregor v Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas

# conor-mcgregor - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Zlatan backing 'Ibrahimovic of martial arts' McGregor to stun Mayweather
# PREDICTION
From The42
# PREDICTION

Zlatan backing 'Ibrahimovic of martial arts' McGregor to stun Mayweather

Aug 26th 2017, 5:49 PM 9,382 Views 12 Comments

The Manchester United striker believes the Irish UFC star is capable of springing a surprise in Las Vegas.

Poll: Are you a fan of Conor McGregor?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you a fan of Conor McGregor?

Aug 26th 2017, 10:07 AM 74,938 Views 218 Comments

The Irishman is one of the world’s most famous sportspeople.

'I definitely feel boxers hit harder. I wouldn't necessarily say if he lands a left hand it's game over'
# Speaking From Experience
From The42
# Speaking From Experience

'I definitely feel boxers hit harder. I wouldn't necessarily say if he lands a left hand it's game over'

Aug 26th 2017, 10:00 AM 21,154 Views 17 Comments

Joe Duffy was 7-0 as a pro boxer before returning to MMA, and suggests The Notorious’ power isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

A bunch of Irish lads had an impromptu singalong of There's Only One Conor McGregor in Vegas
# There's Only One Conor Mcgregor
From The Daily Edge
# There's Only One Conor Mcgregor

A bunch of Irish lads had an impromptu singalong of There's Only One Conor McGregor in Vegas

Aug 26th 2017, 9:56 AM 4,854 Views 3 Comments

You’ll never beat the Irish, etc.

Amir Khan fears for McGregor in Mayweather bout
# Worry
From The42
# Worry

Amir Khan fears for McGregor in Mayweather bout

Aug 26th 2017, 9:48 AM 8,228 Views 16 Comments

The former light-welterweight world champion believes the mixed martial arts star could be hurt.

Everything went as you'd expect at the much-anticipated Las Vegas weigh-in last night
# One Last Look
From The42
# One Last Look

Everything went as you'd expect at the much-anticipated Las Vegas weigh-in last night

Aug 26th 2017, 6:15 AM 12,994 Views 23 Comments

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. came face-to-face.

# conor-mcgregor - Friday 25 August, 2017

'Every time he misses Mayweather he's going to lose energy. I see a stoppage in six or seven rounds'
# Close Calls
From The42
# Close Calls

'Every time he misses Mayweather he's going to lose energy. I see a stoppage in six or seven rounds'

Aug 25th 2017, 10:40 PM 48,704 Views 107 Comments

Eric Donovan, Jason Quigley, ‘Irish’ Joe Duffy and John Kavanagh drop knowledge bombs ahead of the big one in Vegas.

The young lads in that deadly Conor McGregor Beats By Dre are boxers from Ballybough
# It Was All A Dream
From The Daily Edge
# It Was All A Dream

The young lads in that deadly Conor McGregor Beats By Dre are boxers from Ballybough

Aug 25th 2017, 6:43 PM 7,790 Views 2 Comments

And they spoke to Newstalk today.

'We were surprised this bout was even sanctioned': Ringside doctors fear for McGregor's safety
# Worry
From The42
# Worry

'We were surprised this bout was even sanctioned': Ringside doctors fear for McGregor's safety

Aug 25th 2017, 4:33 PM 16,371 Views 15 Comments

The Association of Ringside Physicians have expressed some concern ahead of the big fight in Las Vegas.

Manny Pacquiao says Conor McGregor won't land 'a meaningful punch' against Mayweather
# Pac Man
From The42
# Pac Man

Manny Pacquiao says Conor McGregor won't land 'a meaningful punch' against Mayweather

Aug 25th 2017, 1:16 PM 9,768 Views 14 Comments

He’ll still be watching though, right?

More footage emerges from Conor McGregor's sparring with Paulie Malignaggi
# Mayweather-mcgregor
From The42
# Mayweather-mcgregor

More footage emerges from Conor McGregor's sparring with Paulie Malignaggi

Aug 25th 2017, 12:38 PM 20,959 Views 20 Comments

Another short clip shows McGregor enjoying a couple of exchanges with the former world champion.

# conor-mcgregor - Thursday 24 August, 2017

We're ready to show the world of boxing that there's more than one way to skin a cat
# Inside The Camp
From The42
# Inside The Camp

We're ready to show the world of boxing that there's more than one way to skin a cat

Aug 24th 2017, 3:00 PM 27,894 Views 66 Comments

John Kavanagh, Conor McGregor’s coach, writes exclusively ahead of the clash with Floyd Mayweather.

Undefeated and unloved, Floyd Mayweather eyes final payday
# Last Hurrah
From The42
# Last Hurrah

Undefeated and unloved, Floyd Mayweather eyes final payday

Aug 24th 2017, 2:04 PM 5,976 Views 5 Comments

The 50th bout of the star’s career has been disparaged variously as a freakshow, publicity stunt or simply “bad for boxing.”

‘I’ll have to tell 40 Ballymunners that they’re not allowed on stage’
# Fight Week
From The42
# Fight Week

‘I’ll have to tell 40 Ballymunners that they’re not allowed on stage’

Aug 24th 2017, 11:49 AM 10,180 Views 0 Comments

Episode 3 of UFC Embedded sees the fighters arrive at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for the grand arrivals.

Dana White: McGregor will become the biggest star on earth this weekend
# Bald Ambition
From The42
# Bald Ambition

Dana White: McGregor will become the biggest star on earth this weekend

Aug 24th 2017, 8:53 AM 8,942 Views 12 Comments

Move over, Kim.

The new Conor McGregor Beats By Dre ad features a load of Dublin lads and is pretty good
# Up The Flats
From The42
# Up The Flats

The new Conor McGregor Beats By Dre ad features a load of Dublin lads and is pretty good

Aug 24th 2017, 7:08 AM 10,671 Views 13 Comments

Absolutely wonderful.

# conor-mcgregor - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

The 'Money Belt' and McGregor vows to 'f*** this boy up' but overall, a tame final press conference
# Maygregor
From The42
# Maygregor

The 'Money Belt' and McGregor vows to 'f*** this boy up' but overall, a tame final press conference

Aug 23rd 2017, 11:02 PM 10,211 Views 28 Comments

‘This is a lot more subdued, a lot more business like. The way I like it’

The new Conor McGregor Beats By Dre ad features a heap of Dublin kids and is surprisingly lovely
# King Of The World
From The Daily Edge
# King Of The World

The new Conor McGregor Beats By Dre ad features a heap of Dublin kids and is surprisingly lovely

Aug 23rd 2017, 7:56 PM 14,039 Views 5 Comments

Absolutely wonderful.

'When this fight turns out to be a farce, people shouldn't blame boxing. They should blame themselves'
# Event For Schmucks
From The42
# Event For Schmucks

'When this fight turns out to be a farce, people shouldn't blame boxing. They should blame themselves'

Aug 23rd 2017, 5:06 PM 57,458 Views 77 Comments

Bob Arum says McGregor is a ‘lovely guy’ having met him at Michael Conlan’s debut, ‘but he’s not a prizefighter.’

Mayweather's tricolour mouthguard and Conor Jr comes to training in the latest Embedded
# Behind The Scenes
From The42
# Behind The Scenes

Mayweather's tricolour mouthguard and Conor Jr comes to training in the latest Embedded

Aug 23rd 2017, 4:48 PM 10,783 Views 11 Comments

There’s also a visit to the UFC Performance Institute, where Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin shows Conor the nap rooms.

'The Irish are rolling in' as McGregor declares himself the 'new god of boxing'
# Maygregor
From The42
# Maygregor

'The Irish are rolling in' as McGregor declares himself the 'new god of boxing'

Aug 23rd 2017, 10:52 AM 8,930 Views 23 Comments

The trash talking continued last night ahead in Las Vegas of Saturday’s clash with Floyd Mayweather.

'Did you bring your balls, Conor?' McGregor in heated confrontation with Paulie Malignaggi
# Clash
From The42
# Clash

'Did you bring your balls, Conor?' McGregor in heated confrontation with Paulie Malignaggi

Aug 23rd 2017, 3:24 AM 17,810 Views 25 Comments

The former WBA welterweight champion quit McGregor’s training camp in disgust earlier this month.

# conor-mcgregor - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Floyd Mayweather takes jab at 'heavy' Conor McGregor
# Provocation
From The42
# Provocation

Floyd Mayweather takes jab at 'heavy' Conor McGregor

Aug 22nd 2017, 10:45 PM 16,706 Views 18 Comments

The former welterweight champion is coming out of retirement to face the Irish star.

Demi Lovato is singing the US national anthem at McGregor/Mayweather- and she's rooting for Conor
# Star Spangled Banner
From The Daily Edge
# Star Spangled Banner

Demi Lovato is singing the US national anthem at McGregor/Mayweather- and she's rooting for Conor

Aug 22nd 2017, 7:45 PM 6,104 Views 2 Comments

Well now.

The first episode of 'Mayweather v McGregor: Embedded' is here
# Embedded
From The42
# Embedded

The first episode of 'Mayweather v McGregor: Embedded' is here

Aug 22nd 2017, 12:35 PM 10,283 Views 2 Comments

As fight week got close, both men made the most of their respective ‘rest’ days.

# conor-mcgregor - Monday 21 August, 2017

Pacquiao's conqueror: May-Mac is a circus and I'd beat them both
# My Name Is Jeff
From The42
# My Name Is Jeff

Pacquiao's conqueror: May-Mac is a circus and I'd beat them both

Aug 21st 2017, 1:36 PM 9,679 Views 20 Comments

Jeff Horn is not enthused by Floyd Mayweather’s bout with Conor McGregor this Saturday night.

'The toughest white boy ever to step in the ring with Floyd' doesn't do Dublin's Robert Gorman justice
# Fighter For Life
From The42
# Fighter For Life

'The toughest white boy ever to step in the ring with Floyd' doesn't do Dublin's Robert Gorman justice

Aug 21st 2017, 8:00 AM 147,814 Views 49 Comments

Six months after ‘injuring’ Mayweather in Vegas, Gorman found himself on a Balbriggan beach contemplating suicide.

# conor-mcgregor - Friday 18 August, 2017

Mayweather says he's going 'straight ahead' at McGregor
# MayMac
From The42
# MayMac

Mayweather says he's going 'straight ahead' at McGregor

Aug 18th 2017, 8:12 AM 8,669 Views 28 Comments

And Money had his say on that sparring video.

# conor-mcgregor - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Conor McGregor refused to try on a ridiculous pair of shorts that Conan O'Brien got him for the upcoming fight
# Conor McGregor
From The Daily Edge
# Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor refused to try on a ridiculous pair of shorts that Conan O'Brien got him for the upcoming fight

Aug 17th 2017, 11:11 AM 6,873 Views 1 Comment

He also spoke about raising his first child while training.

McGregor vows fast finish against Mayweather
# Future Plans
From The42
# Future Plans

McGregor vows fast finish against Mayweather

Aug 17th 2017, 9:07 AM 9,321 Views 15 Comments

The charismatic 29-year-old said a grueling training camp has taken him to “hell and back”.

# conor-mcgregor - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Nevada Commission grant Mayweather and McGregor special permission to fight in 8oz gloves
# Size Matters
From The42
# Size Matters

Nevada Commission grant Mayweather and McGregor special permission to fight in 8oz gloves

Aug 16th 2017, 9:10 PM 38,909 Views 46 Comments

Despite their initial insistence, NSAC have employed a “one-fight exception” for next weekend’s bout.

A questionable Conor McGregor sculpture has been unveiled at the National Waxwork Museum in Dublin
# The Notorious
From The42
# The Notorious

A questionable Conor McGregor sculpture has been unveiled at the National Waxwork Museum in Dublin

Aug 16th 2017, 6:15 PM 8,004 Views 12 Comments

“Who the f**k is that guy?”

Interim UFC lightweight title bout to take place in champion McGregor's absence
# Since You've Been Gone
From The42
# Since You've Been Gone

Interim UFC lightweight title bout to take place in champion McGregor's absence

Aug 16th 2017, 4:42 PM 7,026 Views 3 Comments

Conor McGregor has been the reigning champion in the 155lbs division since dethroning Eddie Alvarez.

'I am not a fan': Shane Ross says he probably won't watch the McGregor vs Mayweather fight
# ROSS ON SPORT
# ROSS ON SPORT

'I am not a fan': Shane Ross says he probably won't watch the McGregor vs Mayweather fight

Aug 16th 2017, 6:30 AM 19,544 Views 51 Comments

Ross has been critical of MMA in the past and has vowed to bring in regulations.

# conor-mcgregor - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

'I have yet to really see an MMA fighter who moves their head' - MMA convert Heather Hardy
# Dual Star
From The42
# Dual Star

'I have yet to really see an MMA fighter who moves their head' - MMA convert Heather Hardy

Aug 15th 2017, 9:22 PM 13,921 Views 32 Comments

Hardy is a 20-0 professional boxer, but won her MMA debut by stoppage at Bellator 180.

'Who the **** would want to promote this guy? He can’t fight for ****. Don’t you understand?'
# Sinkable Molly Brown
From The42
# Sinkable Molly Brown

'Who the **** would want to promote this guy? He can’t fight for ****. Don’t you understand?'

Aug 15th 2017, 5:18 PM 25,159 Views 34 Comments

Bob Arum maintains no boxing promoter will be interested in perpetuating Conor McGregor’s ring career after 26 August.