MICHAEL BISPING says he will “probably” face Yoel Romero next, while hinting a potential clash with Georges St-Pierre could not be far away either.And in a wide-ranging interview, the former welterweight champion even hinted that a superbout against St-Pierre was not out of the question. Keep up to date with ALL the latest UFC news right here on SunSportBisping told MMA Hour: “I haven’t signed to fight anybody.“I’ve had no further dialogue with the UFC, but I know that Georges, his trainer (Jorge Blanco) told me recently that they’re pretty much at an agreement with the UFC.There are a number of contenders in the middleweight division, and Bisping knows that even talking about a possible super-fight with St-Pierre will attract criticism.“Regardless of whoever I fight, there’s going to be somebody unhappy. I can’t face them all on the same night. It’s got to be one at a time, and there’s going to be … [Read more...] about UFC news: Michael Bisping says he will probably face Yoel Romero next but hints at superfight with Georges St-Pierre
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CONOR MCGREGOR who is known for being a loudmouth in the build up to UFC fights is set to play a role in Game of Thrones WITHOUT any words.UFC president Dana White confirmed the Irishman would appear in the popular TV show after weeks of rumours.But the role he is rumoured to play in Game of Thrones is far from what you'd expect the fighter to be cast as. Keep up to date with ALL the latest UFC news, gossip and rumoursAccording to a source at Watchers on the Wall, McGregor will be a crew member on Euron Greyjoy's ship, the Silence.The reason why it is called the Silence is because Euron cuts the tongues out of everyone who crews the ship - meaning the Notorious won't say a word.Showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss are believed to be UFC fans and White said that the show were keen on getting UFC's star on their show.White said: “I knew that a few months ago that they were interested in putting him in the show. I’m glad he did it. It’ll be great.”And … [Read more...] about Conor McGregor in Game Of Thrones: UFC ace lands role as ‘a ship’s crew member who can’t SPEAK as he’s had his tongue pulled out’
THE UFC returns this weekend with a fight card at the Golden 1 Centre in Sacramento, California.The card has something for everyone. It is littered with young talent from top to bottom, but it also has veterans of the octagon battling it out.In the main event, Paige VanZant takes on Michelle Waterson in a strawweight bout, and the event also marks the last fight for Sacramento native Urijah Faber, who closes out a distinguished career against Brad Pickett. Keep up to date with ALL the latest UFC news, gossip and rumoursElsewhere, there is a pair of welterweight contests between rising stars Sage Northcutt and Mickey Gall, and the main card is rounded off with a scrap between Alan Jouban and Mike Perry.Here are the 5 fighters you should be most excited about seeing.Paige VanZant22-year-old VanZant is considered the future of the strawweight division, with her exciting fighting style and never-say-die attitude.The Team Alpha Male fighter is competing in her own backyard, and is … [Read more...] about UFC on Fox 22: Five stars to watch out for including Paige VanZant and Sage Northcutt
CONOR McGREGOR’s latest Instagram post contains one pretty embarrassing gaffe.The UFC superstar’s account is often used to show off the glamorous lifestyle McGregor enjoys, and his most recent post is no different.The UFC lightweight champion posted a picture of him reading a newspaper on his private jet with the caption: ‘Wearing my Pj’s on the P.J #GoalTicked’. Keep up to date with ALL the latest UFC news, gossip and rumoursWhile the private jet is impressive however, McGregor is clearly holding the newspaper upside down!The Irishman continues to keep himself in the limelight after UFC president Dana White confirmed the fighter would appear in Game of Thrones.After weeks of rumours his role has now been confirmed in the hit TV show.Leading to Game of Thrones fans speculating as to who the fighter will be cast and the role that he has been tipped to be play is not what you'd expect the boisterous athlete to play.Because according to a … [Read more...] about Conor McGregor: Can you spot the problem with The Notorious’ latest Instagram post?
UFC president Dana White heavily backs Conor McGregor to absolutely destroy Floyd Mayweather if their super fight ever happens.He has handed the undefeated-retired boxer a a terrifying warning saying not only will he decimate the boxing ace but also all of his bodyguards.The UFC champion is hoping to land a mega fight against Mayweather and has already gained a boxing license as he closes in on the highly anticipated bout. Keep up to date with ALL the latest UFC news, gossip and rumoursMayweather's father has unsurprisingly back his son to jab McGregor's beard off with 'Pretty Boy' also claiming he would "slap the s**t" out of the Irishman.But White is defending the Notorious' corner with truly fighting words and he believes Mayweather wouldn't stand a chance.Speaking exclusively to TMZ, he said: "His [Mayweather's] hands are like peanut brittle, he has to wrap them a million times so he doesn't break his hands."Floyd better hope he don't run into Conor on the … [Read more...] about UFC boss Dana White says Conor McGregor would KO Floyd Mayweather in their superfight
CONOR MCGREGOR is the undisputed star of the UFC, holding almost every record in the sport, but is he the best fighter in the promotion?Ever since the Irishman was crowned lightweight champion at the UFC's first show in New York last month, the argument has intensified.The debate about who is truly the best pound for pound fighter is one that rages on fight after fight, event after event. Keep up to date with ALL the latest UFC news, gossip and rumoursWhat should the criteria be? Belts? Amount of wins in different divisions? Win streaks?There is no true answer to the question, but that doesn't stop fans campaigning for their favourite fighter to be crowned the king of the octagon.Here SunSport looks at the five men who could lay claim to the title.Demetrious Johnson'Mighty Mouse' is the current UFC Flyweight champion, and has held the title since the UFC introduced the division, winning the inaugural belt in 2012 at UFC 152.Since then, the 30-year-old has gone on to … [Read more...] about Conor McGregor, Jon Jones, Demetrious Johnson? Who is the best pound-for-pound fighter in the UFC?
CONOR MCGREGOR will star in the seventh series of Game of Thrones, confirms UFC president Dana White.After weeks of speculation the record breaking fighter will appear in the hit TV show.White confirms Game of Thrones have been keen on involving McGregor in the show following his domination within UFC - after winning at three different weight classes. Keep up to date with ALL the latest UFC news, gossip and rumoursThe president said: "I knew that a few months ago that they were interested in putting him in the show. I’m glad he did it. It’ll be great."But now that the rumours have been confirmed regarding him starring in show - fans are now speculating what role the Notorious will play.The 28-year-old has already tried his hand at acting after featuring in the latest Call of Duty game.People are trying to work out what role the UFC star will play in George R. R. Martin’s fantasy world.Daenerys Targaryen is finally crossing over to Westeros to reclaim … [Read more...] about Conor McGregor: UFC champ WILL star in Game of Thrones Season 7, UFC boss Dana White confirms
HE’S best known for destroying opponents in the Octagon.But Conor McGregor’s next venture could be even more dangerous with the Irishman reportedly set to star in the new Game of Thrones series.The current Lightweight champ isn’t one to shy away from the big stage after putting UFC on the map with his antics, with a potential fight against unbeaten boxer Floyd Mayweather on the cards. Keep up to date with ALL the latest UFC news, gossip and rumoursAnd reports claim McGregor has held talks with GoT chiefs over a role in one of the two remaining series.A source told The Sunday Life via Metro: “It’s been agreed that McGregor will appear in one of the remaining two seasons of Game of Thrones.“He was headhunted as it were by HBO, as one of the Game of Thrones directors is a huge UFC fan. They believed that he would be a perfect fit for the show.”Fans can now start speculating as to what role McGregor will play as two worlds collide in George … [Read more...] about Conor McGregor to appear in Game of Thrones: UFC champion to star in next season of hit TV show
CONOR MCGREGOR proudly walks onto his private jet with BOTH the lightweight and featherweight title belts despite UFC stripping him of one last week.The Notorious told the sport they will have to send someone to take it off him after he had to relinquish his featherweight title after nearly a year without defending it.The Irishman was crowned the first duel-weight world champion after knocking out Eddie Alvares for the lightweight title at UFC 205. Keep up to date with ALL the latest UFC news, gossip and rumoursMcGregor continued to be reluctant about handing over his featherweight belt by captioning the video on his Instagram account: "The m************ champ champ."In a Q&A in Belfast with fans the fighter made it clear that he is determined not to part ways with his belt.McGregor said: "They're trying to strip me"Well, I ain't stripped. I still got that belt. That belt's sitting in my home right now. I'm still the two-weight world champion. Someone's got to come take that … [Read more...] about Conor McGregor parades two belts as he boards private jet despite UFC stripping him of one
CONOR McGREGOR had a drink thrown at him after singing a Celtic song during his visit to Glasgow.The Notorious was the star attraction in a Q&A at the Armadillo Centre in the Scottish city.But one fan, believed to support Celtic's fierce city rivals Rangers, took exception at his chanting and threw a drink in his direction.The video was quickly uploaded to YouTube.The UFC star, who recently lost his first ever boxing fight against Floyd Mayweather, certainly had an eventful time of it north of the border.SunSport reported how he did some sterling work for his fans as he tossed £20 notes around during a night out.It came after he appeared in the Q&A session where he vowed to beat 40-year-old Mayweather should the pair meet in a rematch.The Notorious was stopped in the tenth round in Las Vegas last month against the American but has said he will come out victorious if they clash again. BET £10 GET A FREE £30 BET WITH SUN BETS McGregor, 29, arrived … [Read more...] about ‘Rangers fan’ throws drink over Conor McGregor after UFC legend sings Celtic chant at Q&A session