Conor McGregor will fight Jose Aldo next December in Las Vegas. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Conor McGregor is now so rich and famous that he doesn’t have to roll out of bed before two o’clock on any hot August afternoon in Las Vegas. This (...)

Laura Jayne Halton, winner of best dressed at Ladies’ Day at the  Dublin Horse Show. Photograph: Sara Freund/The Irish Times 4:35

When you are a top class designer who has dressed Oscar nominees and ambassadors, winning best dressed lady cannot be that much of a stretch. Yet Lau(...)

Conor McGregor has said women’s UFC star Ronda Rousey could “throw me on my head in literally one second flat.” Photograph: Getty

Conor McGregor is tough enough to beat most people in UFC, but there’s one person he wouldn’t like to face in the Octagon: Olympic bronze medallist(...)

 UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey accepts the best female athlete award at the 2015 ESPYS  in Los Angeles, California. Photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

At the ESPYs (America’s rather lame attempt at a sporting Oscars) earlier this month, Ronda Rousey collected the “Fighter of the Year” gong and the(...)

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Conor McGregor   punches Chad Mendes during their interim featherweight title bout at UFC 189. Photograph: John Locher/AP

“It’s just another day for me. I’ve been the star since day one. It’s just another day in the life of a king, and it feels normal. People think there’(...)

 Conor McGregor lands the knockout blow in his fight with Chad Mendes at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Conor McGregor’s six-fight UFC winning streak has continued with a stunning second round TKO of Chad Mendes at the MGM Grand Arena. The Irish feather(...)

Conor McGregor, who fights for the interim UFC featherweight title against Chad Mendes in Las Vegas, throws a high kick during his open workout session in the MGM Grand. Photograph: Getty Images

Conor McGregor likes to give the impression that no external force can possibly affect the serene course of his ship of destiny. “The ship was sailing(...)

The UFC have announced Conor McGregor’s featherweight title fight against Jose Aldo will go ahead. Photograph: Getty

Conor McGregor’s featherweight title fight against champion Jose Aldo is set to go ahead, the UFC have confirmed. This comes after reports the Brazili(...)

Conor McGregor’s highly anticipated UFC featherweight title fight against champion Jose Aldo looks likely to be cancelled after the Brazilian fighter (...)