Former UFC two division champion Conor McGregor finally showed up to the Barclay’s arena today but he wasn’t invited. Conor and a massive entourage stormed the arena right after Khabib Nurmagomedov and Max Holloway finished their interviews for today’s Media day. Conor’s team attacked Michael Chiesa injuring him and a few other fighters. They also injured the van driver breaking the windows with a chair calling for Khabib to step out of the van as the shook fighters sped off. The entire card is now in trouble and Conor may face deportation and banishment from the USA as well as over $100 million in lawsuits. Check it out.
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Dana White is on his way back to the arena. Most of he fighters are still in the arena but some were able to leave.
— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) April 5, 2018
Conor Anthony McGregor (born 14 July 1988) is an Irish professional mixed martial artist and boxer. McGregor is the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion and former featherweight champion. McGregor has also competed as a welterweight in mixed martial arts (MMA), and light middleweight in boxing. McGregor is 2nd on the UFC’s pound for pound rankings. McGregor is the only fighter to be champion in two UFC divisions simultaneously. He first defeated long time featherweight champion José Aldo at UFC 194 in 13 seconds, which is the fastest UFC title fight victory. He then won the UFC lightweight title against Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205. McGregor began his professional boxing career in 2017. In his debut boxing match, he was defeated by Floyd Mayweather Jr. via technical knockout.
McGregor is the biggest pay-per-view (PPV) draw in MMA history, having headlined four out of the six highest-selling UFC pay-per-view events. His headline bout with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 drew 1.65 million PPV buys, the most ever for an MMA event. His boxing match with Mayweather drew 4.3 million PPV buys in North America, the second most in history. Conor Anthony McGregor was born on 14 July 1988 in Crumlin, Dublin, the son of Tony and Margaret McGregor. He was raised in Crumlin and attended a Gaelscoil and Gaelcholáiste at both primary and at secondary level in Coláiste de hÍde in Tallaght, where he also developed his passion for sport playing association football. In his youth, he played football for Lourdes Celtic Football Club. At the age of 12, McGregor also began boxing at Crumlin Boxing Club.
In 2006, McGregor moved with his family to Lucan, Dublin, attending Gaelcholáiste Coláiste Cois Life. Following that, he commenced a plumbing apprenticeship. While in Lucan, he met future UFC fighter Tom Egan and they soon started training mixed martial arts (MMA) together. On 17 February 2007, at the age of 18, McGregor made his mixed martial arts debut in an amateur fight against Kieran Campbell for the Irish Ring of Truth promotion in Dublin. He was victorious via technical knockout (TKO) in the first round. Following the fight, he turned professional and was signed by the Irish Cage of Truth promotion. In 2008, McGregor began training at the Straight Blast Gym (SBG) in Dublin under John Kavanagh.