Conor McGregor Causes Frenzy With Latest Fight Announcement

By Salvador Sanchez
Conor McGregor Causes Frenzy With Latest Fight Announcement


The recent drama that has consumed UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been insane. The always entertaining Irish sports icon has been going back-and-forth in a highly unexpected stand off with his employers, that’s seen him go from company man to outlaw in just a matter of weeks.

His refusal to take part in the UFC 200 media tour for the rematch with Nate Diaz has seen the former UFC 200 headliner take a lot of criticism. Not only that, but ‘The Notorious’ has been making some pretty crazy claims on social media recently.

After briefly retiring, then un-retiring, claiming he was put back on the UFC 200 main event slot, and blasting everyone from the UFC to Jon Jones and beyond, the outspoken character then became mixed up in a whole different kind of media attention.

Yes, we are talking about the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather saga, or as you may have heard it labelled #MoneyMac among fans. The fight was heavily rumoured to be a done deal when the news first broke this week, but so much more has happened since that time.

Conor McGregor reacts after defeating Jose Aldo during a featherweight championship mixed martial arts bout at UFC 194, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Many shot down the rumours as false and unsubstantiated, but BOTH Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather have made it obvious there’s definitely something going on. The very same day, ‘Money’ and ‘The Notorious’ pretty much announced the fight, and McGregor’s leaked poster has fans absolutely losing their minds…