Conor McGregor, 'I'll Be a Billionaire In 5 Years'

Conor McGregor, 'I'll Be a Billionaire In 5 Years'

The police had earlier said that McGregor was a "person of interest" in the matter and that they wanted to question him. There is no fighter on the promotion's roster with more clout and value at this time than McGregor. According to CBS, McGregor tried to stick up for Lobov, a close friend, and apparently loaded a private jet with a group of friends and flew to NY to confront Nurmagomedov.

"If somebody is late, this is not my problem".

Nurmagomedov and UFC president Dana White arrived on stage at exactly 3 p.m. local time, when the event was supposed to begin.

Once again, Conor McGregor showed up late to a UFC press conference.

After 15 minutes of answering questions while the crowd attempted to drown him out, the native of Russian Federation delivered on his threats to leave when McGregor never showed.

"I have schedule. I have to make weight".

"I'm preparing for that dude who's hungry, who doesn't get the shot, who doesn't get the notoriety or the media, because I'm that guy", Ferguson said. "I'm only a couple of minutes late".

Conor McGregor right had a lucrative boxing showdown with Floyd Mayweather last year
Conor McGregor right had a lucrative boxing showdown with Floyd Mayweather last year

McGregor's attempt to play mind games with another delayed grand entrance, similar to prior events against Nate Diaz and Eddie Alvarez, backfired in the sense that he never give himself the chance to square off with Nurmagomedov in front of a partisan crowd.

The fight itself is expected to be nothing short of brutal; McGregor and Nurmagomedov genuinely do not like each other.

Nurmagomedov refused to dance to McGregor's tune, though, and turned up promptly, not hanging around long enough to wait for his bitter rival. Why (do) I have to think about him, (if) he comes or not?

Nurmagomedov, who is 26-0 and making the first defence of his title on Sunday, believes he's ability to stay composed in the face of McGregor's wild taunting has the former champ anxious. I think McGregor needs to take this fight. We saw the staredown in NY (at last month's press conference), I want to see the staredown (on Friday).

"I have to be careful with him", Nurmagomedov said. He doesn't want to be around these people. "We'll see. I'm training to fight though, for sure". For me, it's more than fight for the title. "Get that man into the sauna and cook him like the little chicken-jaw rat that he is".

More main card fighters check-in, including strawweights Michelle Waterson and Felice Herrig and heavyweights Derrick Lewis and Alexander Volkov. "I said, 'F-- that dude.' They told me six months to a year". I always say you should aim for peace but if you can't aim for peace, aim between the eyes.

The Irishman was relieved of the crown because of his hiatus from the octagon, having made a brief foray into boxing to challenge Floyd Mayweather in a highly lucrative contest in August past year.

More news: FBI Did Not Review Witnesses Suggested By Ramirez, Her Attorney Says