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Conor McGregor QUITS: Funniest quotes and best press conference moments as UFC icon announces retirement yet again

Conor McGregor QUITS: Funniest quotes and best press conference moments as UFC icon announces retirement yet again

Sports
If this really is the end of Conor McGregor’s UFC career, then at least the Irishman will have left us with some brilliant memories. ‘The Notorious’ has been, without doubt, one of the most electrifying talents in the world of mixed martial arts. But it can be argued the 31-year-old is even more entertaining with a microphone in his hand. A Conor McGregor press conference is always a huge occasion Following the news of McGregor’s third retirement in four years, talkSPORT.com has decided to delve into the archives to find his best moments behind the mic and from his press conferences. “Sixty G’s baby!” McGregor entered into the UFC as nothing more than a hungry and talented Irishman, keen to make a mark. After dispatching with Marcus Brimage with consummate wi
Boxing legend Mike Tyson once tried to fight NBA icon Michael Jordan at boozy dinner, ex-manager reveals – ‘He looked like he’d seen a ghost’

Boxing legend Mike Tyson once tried to fight NBA icon Michael Jordan at boozy dinner, ex-manager reveals – ‘He looked like he’d seen a ghost’

Sports
Mike Tyson’s ex-manager has revealed details of a run-in between the boxing legend and NBA icon Michael Jordan at a dinner in 1988. Both sporting heroes have dominated the news in recent weeks, with Tyson announcing a return to the ring for charity and Jordan at the centre of popular Netflix docuseries ‘The Last Dance’. Getty Tyson and Jordan were two of the biggest names in sport in the late eighties Back in the eighties, the two Americans were at the top of their game, but despite being the undisputed and undefeated heavyweight champion of the world, Tyson was also battling with inner demons. His violent marriage to Robin Givens, and their subsequent divorce, caused Tyson’s personal life to eventually spiral out of control. Jordan briefly dated Giv
Bollywood icon Rishi Kapoor dies from leukaemia aged 67

Bollywood icon Rishi Kapoor dies from leukaemia aged 67

World
Bollywood is mourning its second loss in as many days after the death of leading Indian actor Rishi Kapoor at the age of 67.Kapoor, part of one of Bollywood's most famous families, was admitted to hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday and died on Thursday. He had returned to India last September after undergoing treatment for leukaemia in the US for almost a year, and was admitted to hospital twice in February. Image: Kapoor (L) and Amitabh Bachchan promoting a film in 2018 Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan tweeted: "Rishi Kapoor gone….Just passed away… I am destroyed."Kapoor's father Raj and grandfather Prithviraj were doyens of Bollywood, the vast Hindi-language film industry based in Mumbai.
ICON satellite to study the ionosphere, the boundary between Earth’s atmosphere and space

ICON satellite to study the ionosphere, the boundary between Earth’s atmosphere and space

Science
Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Inside the outermost layer of Earth's atmosphere, billions of negatively charged electrons bounce freely for long periods of time before being tamed by positive ions. The layer, the ionosphere, and its highly variable plasma waves can disrupt GPS signals and other radio-wave-based communication systems. To better understand the ionosphere and pinpoint the forces responsible for its variability, scientists at NASA are sending a specially equipped satellite into space to observe the enigmatic layer. The Ionospheric Connection Explorer, or ICON, developed by a team of scientists and engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, will be carried into space this week by Northrup Grumman's Pegasus XL rocket. "ICON is built specifically to understand the connection between...
Fashion icon and socialite Gloria Vanderbilt dies

Fashion icon and socialite Gloria Vanderbilt dies

Entertainment
By Emily Mee, news reporter US fashion icon and socialite Gloria Vanderbilt has died at the age of 95, her son has confirmed. The heiress, who was the great-great-granddaughter of financier Cornelius Vanderbilt, made headlines throughout her life and survived family tragedy. Her death on Monday was announced by her son, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, in a first-person obituary that aired on the network.CNN reported that she died at home surrounded by friends and family and had been suffering from advanced stomach cancer.In a statement, Cooper said: "Gloria Vanderbilt was an extraordinary woman, who loved life, and lived it on her own terms." Advertisement "She was a painte...