Ariel Helwani

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 Floyd Mayweather  and  Conor McGregor face off during a news conference at the KA Theatre at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino  in Las Vegas ahead of their  super welterweight fight on Saturday. Photograph:   Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Conor McGregor likes to counterpunch. Like the best counterpunchers, he reacts not to the punch, but to the intention to throw the punch. That’s how h(...)

Jose Aldo before his fight with Conor McGregor in December 2015. Photograph: Getty Images

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo says that he is at peace with the prospect of him never getting the chance to fight Conor McGregor again. The (...)

Conor McGregor celebrates winning his second title. Photograph: Tom Hogan/Inpho

Conor McGregor has vacated his featherweight title, ending his time as a two-division champion, the UFC has confirmed. The Dubliner won the title whe(...)

Conor McGregor is yet to reveal the reasons behind his retirement from UFC. Photograph: PA

Who expected this? Conor McGregor pulled from UFC 200. In truth, there have been rumblings in the bowels of the volcano for six months or more now, e(...)

Joseph Duffy takes on Dustin Poirier in UFC 195. Photograph: Getty

As an example of Conor McGregor’s business acumen, September’s Go Big press conference in Las Vegas exists as the shiniest coin in a treasure trove. J(...)