Ireland’s Conor McGregor salutes the Boston crowd. Photograph: Emily Harney / Inpho

Seconds after Sunday’s Ultimate Fighting Championship fight with Dennis Siver was mercifully stopped, the victorious Conor McGregor leapt over the (...)

UFC Fight Night 59: The near sell-out crowd was treated to an exhibition of McGregor’s exceptional mixed martial arts talent. Photograph: Inpho/Emily Harney

With odds of 1-12 in his favour, a victory for Conor McGregor on Sunday should have been considered a mere formality. But such is the Irishman’s star (...)

Conor McGregor has been getting plenty of attention in Boston ahead of his fight with Dennis Siver.  Photograph: Buda Mendes/Getty Images

An Irish accent goes a long way in Boston’s “Southie” neighbourhood, and it also helps if you are one of the world’s most exciting mixed martial artis(...)

Conor McGregor took his professional MMA record to 15-2 with a TKO of Dustin Poirier at MGM Grand in Ls Vegas.  Photograph: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

Conor McGregor announced the dawn of “the new era of the fighting Irish” after his patented left hook brought an end to his bout with Dustin Poirier (...)

Dubliner Conor McGregor (left) has entralled the Irish public when he beat Diego Brandao of Brazil at the O2 Arena, Dublin, in a UFC fight in July. Photograph: Inpho.

On New Year’s Day 2011, Dustin Poirier made his UFC debut and began the journey towards his showdown with Conor McGregor at the MGM Grand Arena in Las(...)

 Ireland’s Conor McGregor with Diego Brandao of Brazil at the UFC Fight Night Dublin in the 02. Photograph: ©INPHO/Rodrigo Romos

Three days after his four-minute win over Diego Brandao in Dublin last week, Conor McGregor’s next fight was confirmed for 10 weeks later (Sept 27th) (...)

Ireland’s Conor McGregor and Diego Brandao of Brazil do battle at the UFC fight night on Saturday at the O2 in Dublin. Photograph: Rodrigo Romos/Inpho

Biggie Biggie Biggie can’t you see?Sometimes your words just hypnotise meAnd I just love your flashy waysGuess why they so broke, and you get paid.As (...)

Conor McGregor. Photograph: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

Ireland’s Conor McGregor is facing 10 months outside the UFC octagon after an MRI scan on an injury sustained in his latest win revealed extensive dam(...)