Nurmagomedov beat McGregor in a bout marred by controversy in OctoberConor McGregor says he wants to “move forward” after aiming an Islamophobic insult at Khabib Nurmagomedov’s wife in a Twitter exchange which has been labelled “unacceptable” by the UFC.Nurmagomedov has accused the Irish fighter of “insulting an entire religion” over one term he used. Russia’s…

Ireland’s former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor says he has retired from mixed martial artsNews of Conor McGregor’s announced “retirement” has once again set the internet ablaze, but cynicism abounds following the Dubliner’s latest social media statement – and for good reason. Because, let’s be honest, we’ve been here before.Back in April 2016, after a…

Conor McGregor (right) is thought to have earned $30m fighting undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather in 2017Ireland’s former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor says he has “retired from the sport formally known as ‘Mixed Martial Art'”. The 30-year-old announced his decision on social media on Tuesday.”I wish all my old colleagues well going forward,” he…

Conor McGregor’s booking photo, released by Miami policeUFC star Conor McGregor has been arrested in Miami for allegedly smashing a fan’s phone as they tried to take pictures.The Irish fighter is being charged with strong-armed robbery and misdemeanour criminal mischief, police said.The alleged incident took place as the 30-year-old left the Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel…

Khabib Nurmagomedov beat Conor McGregor after landing a fourth-round submissionConor McGregor says he did not intend “to land the final blow” in a post-fight brawl following a defeat by Khabib Nurmagomedov – but talked up his technique in the incident.McGregor was suspended for six months and fined $50,000 (£38,095) for his part in the ugly…