Conor McGregor told BT Sport (via Goal’s Patrick Gleeson) that he would “slap the head off” Cristiano Ronaldo should the pair ever meet for a fight in the Octagon. The Real Madrid star recently dropped in on the Irish Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz live UFC featherweight champion as he prepared for his UFC 202 fight against Nate Diaz on Saturday, and the pair were photographed squaring off.
On Friday night, the UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor hosted a media day at his gym in Las Vegas. Catch the video below. Basically, we did the same every day since we arrived in Las Vegas: leaving home to go to the gym for a game session at 1 pm, Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz live before working on cardio at night. We have been following this pattern now for what feels like a long time – about 19 weeks in total come fight night UFC 202.
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The build up to UFC 202 has been getting into swing over the past couple weeks. Nate Diaz has been making the media rounds with appearances on Conan and Jimmy Kimmel Live. What’s been a simmer of excitement for the rematch between Diaz and Conor McGregor is starting Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz live to boil. And there’s a chance that today fans will get a real taste of the fight to come with the UFC 202 conference call. Diaz and McGregor will both be on the line to answer questions and talk about their upcoming bout. For two men prone to speak their minds freely it should make for a can’t miss show.
UFC 202 will go down on Saturday, August 20th in Las Vegas, Nevada. The card will be headlined by the welterweight rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. Here’s a look at the fight card as it stands now:
UFC 202 may still be two weeks away, but you can bet a lot of verbal blows will be thrown during today’s conference call featuring Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor. Conor McGregor’s head coach, John Kavanagh, makes it clear that when UFC 202 comes around it won’t just be his fighter’s reputation on the line.
As a man who’s faced and beat Nate Diaz, Benson Henderson gave his views on McGregor’s chances in a rematch and the best way to approach the fight. As the Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz live UFC gears up for it’s other big (and hopefully remaining intact) rematch of 2016, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz met on stage for the assembled media for a tense face-off.
Home MMA/UFC Watching UFC 202 Live Just Became A Lot More Difficult For Many Irish Fans
Watching UFC 202 Live Just Became A Lot More Difficult For Many Irish Fans
Chris Kelleher August 6, 2016 12,610 Views
The UFC’s decision to remove the option to purchase live pay-per-views online in Ireland has caused much consternation among fans. In a statement released to UFC Fight Pass subscribers, the online streaming service of the UFC revealed that Irish users will no longer be able to purchase live PPV events on UFC.tv.
Part of the statement reads:
1. The UFC FIGHT PASS Prelims remain exclusively live on UFC FIGHT PASS
All UFC events begin with a series of bouts live and exclusive to UFC FIGHT PASS. This includes the popular Featured Bout – which showcases the biggest names and most exciting emerging talents.
This weekend’s Featured Bout sees featherweight contenders Cub Swanson and Tatsuya Kawajiri collide.
2. The UFC Prelims remain live on UFC FIGHT PASS
The Preliminary bouts are streamed live to Republic of Ireland UFC FIGHT PASS subscribers. They are also live on BT Sport.
3. UFC Main Cards — available on UFC FIGHT PASS just 48 hours after the event
The main cards of every UFC event — including the August 20 main event between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor — will now be available, on-demand, just two days after the show takes place.
All UFC main cards are live on BT Sport and are no longer available for Pay-Per-View purchase on UFC.TV.
UFC 196 Weigh-In, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada 4/3/2016 Conor McGregor weights-in ahead of his fight with Nate Diaz Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Raymond Spencer
BT Sport became unavailable on one of Ireland’s largest TV/Broadband providers, Virgin Media, this month. The only ways to access that sports package in Ireland are now through Eir or Sky TV Ireland, with each provider emphasising a full package deal of TV, phone and broadband. Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz live
Until now, Virgin Media subscribers could purchase UFC events through UFC.tv without a BT Sport package, but that avenue has now been cut off just two weeks before Dublin’s own Conor McGregor faces Nate Diaz at UFC 202 Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz live in a much anticipated rematch. Source