Entries by Mary Devlin

Conor McGregor celebrates Ireland’s World Cup qualifying with beer on yacht

Conor McGregor toasts Irish hero James McClean after he led his country into the World Cup play-offs with an unlikely win against Wales. The West Brom winger scored the only goal of the game to knock rivals Wales out of the tournament and give Republic of Ireland a real shot of reaching Russia. Proud Irishman McGregor, took […]

McGregor ‘in talks over WWE debut’ at Wrestlemania 2018

Having already made his boxing debut, Conor McGregor is reportedly in talks with the WWE to make a shock appearance at Wrestlemania. There are claims that the Irishman is in advanced talks with the organisation over a potential debut at next year’s Wrestlemania, which takes place in April. It is understood McGregor is a huge wrestling fan himself, having already […]

John Kavanagh targets St. Patrick’s Day in New York for Conor McGregor’s next fight

Coach Kavanagh, says March 17th at Madison Square Garden in New York is a possible date for Conor McGregor’s next fight. Reports last month suggested that McGregor had booked a comeback bout with Nate Diaz that was initially scheduled for December 30th at UFC 219. According to leading MMA journalist Ariel Helwani, that fight and […]

Stephanie McMahon describes Conor McGregor as “a perfect fit” for WWE

Stephanie McMahon, WWE’s chief brand officer and daughter of owner Vince McMahon, believes that Conor McGregor’s authenticity and swagger make him a ‘perfect fit for WWE’. McGregor has been linked with a switch to Sports Entertainment previously, due to his mic skills and out-of-ring persona, having become one of the biggest stars in both boxing and MMA. […]

Joe Cortez: Why McGregor vs Malignaggi must happen

Joe Cortez knows better than anyone what actually happened between McGregor and Malignaggi in the sparring sessions ahead of McGregor’s fight against Floyd Mayweather.  Cortez, who presided over the sparring sessions to help McGregor gain a better understanding of boxing rules, thinks the dispute between McGregor and Malignaggi should be settled in a rematch for real. […]

McGregor ‘absolutely devastated’ after Las Vegas shooting

McGregor says he is ‘absolutely devastated’ on hearing of Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, the city where he trained and fought Mayweather. Dana White says that the UFC organisation will donate $1 million to the families of the victims of the attack. McGregor posts on Instagram: Absolutely devastated upon hearing the news in Las Vegas…a city so close […]

McGregor vents frustration over $10m fine and other Mayweather fight stipulations: ‘like I wasn’t taking it seriously’

In Glasgow for ‘An Evening With Conor McGregor’ event, McGregor reveals he would have been fined $10million (£7.5m) in his mega fight against Mayweather, had he been disqualified for an illegal move, as many people were predicting, prior to the contest. McGregor: Here’s when I knew I was up against it: The ref was like, even […]

McGregor has drink thrown over him ‘by Rangers fan’ after he sings Celtic chant in Glasgow

McGregor has a drink thrown on him by an angry Rangers fan after leading a Celtic chant during an ‘Evening with Conor McGregor’ event in Glasgow. During his introduction on stage, McGregor starts shouting: What’s up Glasgow Celtic? The only football club around here we’re talking about. Glasgow is green and white! This was greeted largely by cheers, but […]

McGregor visiting Glasgow to thank fans

McGregor will get paid £100,000 from one night in Scotland, for a meet-and-greet event with fans in Glasgow. Supporters will have to fork out up to £1,100 for the chance to get up close to the superstar at the city’s SEC Armadillo on September 29. But the real reason McGregor is visiting Glasgow, is because he was […]