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McGregor embraces UFC stardom and everything that comes with it

Conor McGregor has come a long way in the past two years since he picked up his final public assistance check in Ireland just days before a spectacular Ultimate Fighting Championship debut catapulted him to stardom in the octagon. He’ll fight for the featherweight title against champion Jose Aldo at UFC 189 on July 11 at the MGM Grand Garden.

‘Cro Cop’ down but never out

Gabriel Gonzaga bloodied Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic, taking him down in the first two rounds of their UFC fight in Poland on Saturday. But the 40-year-old Filipovic finally launched an attack and finished off Gonzaga in the third.