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Mma - Friday 25 August, 2017

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

He’ll still be watching though, right?

More footage emerges from Conor McGregor's sparring with Paulie Malignaggi Mayweather-mcgregor This post contains videos

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

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

Mma - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Rory McIlroy fears Mayweather and McGregor are conspiring behind the scenes

‘I just don’t know what that zero on Mayweather’s record is worth, and that’s the thing.’

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

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

Undefeated and unloved, Floyd Mayweather eyes final payday

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 This post contains videos

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

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

Mma - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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'

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

UFC champ Jon Jones' career hangs in the balance after another doping controversy

The fighter has been informed of a possible anti-doping violation following his recent win over Daniel Cormier.

'Did you bring your balls, Conor?' McGregor in heated confrontation with Paulie Malignaggi Clash This post contains videos

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

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

Mma - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Floyd Mayweather takes jab at 'heavy' Conor McGregor

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

The first episode of 'Mayweather v McGregor: Embedded' is here Embedded This post contains videos

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

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

Mma - Monday 21 August, 2017

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

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

Mma - Saturday 19 August, 2017

UFC 215 bout falls through after former champion falls foul of USADA

The organisation is searching for a replacement opponent to take on Francis Ngannou.

Mma - Friday 18 August, 2017

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

And Money had his say on that sparring video.

Mma - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Two title fights will headline the UFC's return to Madison Square Garden

The bantamweight and middleweight belts will be on the line for the organisation’s second event at the venue.

McGregor vows fast finish against Mayweather

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

Mma - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mma - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

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

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?'

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

Switch to lighter gloves will tip the fight in McGregor's favour - Dana White

The Dubliner would have the upper hand over Floyd Mayweather if 8oz mitts are used, according to the UFC president.

Mma - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Conor McGregor slams sparring partner for walking out

The Irish star is not happy with retired two-time champion Paulie Malignaggi.

Controversial portrait of McGregor's Dublin, booing Gatlin and the week's best sportswriting

Plus, an interview with Irish international Lindsay Peat and a piece on the legacy of the 2007 New England Patriots.

Mma - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Watch: Dana White releases video of Conor McGregor sparring with Paul Malignaggi HOLDING HIS OWN This post contains videos

Watch: Dana White releases video of Conor McGregor sparring with Paul Malignaggi

The Irish fighter and the former IBF/WBA World Champion recently became embroiled in a high-profile spat.

Mma - Thursday 10 August, 2017

This Kildare teacher's song about Conor McGregor is taking over Irish Facebook

“A kid from Dublin with more than a dream/He knew one day he’d be the king of the UFC”.

St-Pierre signs to fight Bisping at UFC 217 GSP

St-Pierre signs to fight Bisping at UFC 217

Georges St-Pierre – who last fought in 2013 – will step into the octagon with Michael Bisping in November.

Mma - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Gallagher's opponent revealed as he's set to defend unbeaten record in Dublin

Jeremiah Labiano is next up for ‘The Strabanimal’, as they headline the Bellator event this November.

'I'm not what I used to be' - Mayweather claims McGregor has the edge

Floyd Mayweather is coming out of retirement at the age of 40 to fight the Dubliner on 26 August.

Mma - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Paulie Malignaggi brands McGregor a 'd**khead' after training camp row

Former boxing champ quit as sparring partner ahead of McGregor v Mayweather on 26 August.

Mma - Friday 4 August, 2017

'This has become a fiasco. It's a circus': Malignaggi quits McGregor camp over leaked photos

Malignaggi announced his decision to step away in an Instagram post.

Mma - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

'In my first boxing fight, I had to constantly tell myself not to kick the guy'

Sor Rungvisai won just one of his first five pro fights after converting from Muay Thai, but recently dethroned the world’s best boxer.

Mma - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

John Kavanagh outlines why Conor McGregor hasn't hired a boxing trainer for Mayweather fight

No boxing coach will have any involvement in McGregor’s preparation for his boxing match with Floyd Mayweather.

Mma - Monday 31 July, 2017

Sky Sports want €25 for the McGregor-Mayweather fight Tune In This post contains a poll

Sky Sports want €25 for the McGregor-Mayweather fight

Will you shell out for the fight?