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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

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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

Sports news LIVE: Premier League talks ongoing with PFA over pay cuts, McGregor lashes out at Chinese government, Anthony Yarde loses another family member

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]We will bring you all the latest sports news and updates on how the coronavirus outbreak continues to affect the sporting calendar.. Headlines: Premier League chiefs reportedly tell players that clubs stand to lose £1.1billion from coronavirus pandemic, no agreement on wage cuts yet Chris Wilder launches passionate defence of Premier League players amid mounting […] talkSPORT
UFC news: Jon Jones’ next fight, Dustin Poirier wants Conor McGregor rematch, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson to meet in April

UFC news: Jon Jones’ next fight, Dustin Poirier wants Conor McGregor rematch, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson to meet in April

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talkSPORT.com brings you the latest news from the world of mixed martial arts… Bones is back Jon Jones will defend his light-heavyweight title against Dominick Reyes on February 8 2020 in Houston, Texas. The UFC officially announced the two unbeaten fighters will headline at the Toyota Center and tickets for the event will go on sale December 13. Jones (25-1) has fought twice in 2019 and has successfully defended his title against Thiago Santos and Anthony Smith, having beaten Alexander Gustafsson to win the vacant belt at UFC 232 at the end of last year, while Reyes is coming off the back of a first round knockout win over former middleweight holder Chris Weidman in October. Fight me Dustin Poirier has called for a rematch with Conor McGregor and said the fight would make perfect sense.
Conor McGregor breaks into Forbes top 100 celebrity rich list despite just one UFC fight in last year

Conor McGregor breaks into Forbes top 100 celebrity rich list despite just one UFC fight in last year

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swimming in it Forbes released their list on Wednesday and the Notorious landed in 65th position overall Conor McGregor has only fought once in the past year but the UFC superstar is one of the highest-earning celebrities in the world. Forbes released their list of the top 100 highest-paid celebrities for 2019 on Wednesday and the ‘Notorious’ landed in 65th position overall. McGregor earned a staggering amount of money last year, despite only fighting once Forbes believe McGregor raked in as much as $ 47million as of July 2019, with most of that coming thanks to his most recent fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov. That fight reportedly earned him more than $ 30m in revenue and it was the biggest pay-per-view event in UFC history. The card was s
Brawls and arrests after Nurmagomedov beats McGregor

Brawls and arrests after Nurmagomedov beats McGregor

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Ugly scenes marred UFC 229 as lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov began a brawl by the octagon after beating Conor McGregor.Seconds after landing a fourth-round submission, the Russian vaulted the cage and headed towards Irishman McGregor's team, prompting a melee.Meanwhile, McGregor was involved in a bust-up in the octagon with members of his opponent's team. Three of Nurmagomedov's party were arrested but later released.'This is not my best side' - champion Nurmagomedov apologises for ugly scenes'Bad for the brand and bad for the sport - White on UFC 229 chaosThe BBC MMA Show podcast: A night to remember/forgetUFC president Dana White said McGregor had refused to press charges.Earlier ...