Ward took the fight, part of the Bellator 187 event, with a huge left-hander in the first round prompting the watching McGregor to gatecrash the celebrations. "So, I do commend UFC to some extent for doing that".
Oscar De La Hoya was not quiet about his disdain for the much-publicized boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Conor McGregor this past summer. I think that's very important to understand that fighter safety is the most important thing in the world because without fighter safety, the sport would not proceed to the next level like it always had. They did inform me that he was set to be on the December 30 card and he will not be on it.
Sunday marks a full year since McGregor has appeared in the Octagon, dating back to his knockout victory over Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 to capture the 155-pound title.
Well, it remains to be seen if McGregor is disciplined for his actions, or if he might even face legal repercussions. He also added that he will be speaking to his own attorneys regarding any potential action against the Irish fighter, and claimed that, were McGregor contracted to his organisation while pulling a stunt like this at a separate event, he would have been suspended indefinitely.
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Regardless of what the UFC allegedly told Mazzulli and what else the promotion might do to reprimand McGregor, who could be in violation of the company's Athlete Code of Conduct, the ABC president isn't letting the matter simply fade away. I know I can take out Conor McGregor in two rounds. Redmond was knocked over during the subsequent melee caused by McGregor, which Mazzulli felt left him unsafe.
"You don't jump in the cage at at any time, in any fight".
"I said, 'It's you, you rat".
In the moments that followed, the UFC lightweight champion shoved the official and aimed a slap at Bellator employee Michael Johnson, who had been trying to push him off the cage after he had scaled it.