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Conor McGregor: UFC Star Offered $2 Million to Fight for Russian MMA Promotion, Reports Say

It looks like UFC star Conor McGregor is out of UFC 200 in July. (Steve Marcus/Getty Images)
It looks like UFC star Conor McGregor is out of UFC 200 in July. (Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Conor McGregor is out of UFC 200 in July, but that doesn’t mean he’s not in demand. According to Karim Zidan of Bloody Elbow, the...

  • Seattle Seahawks Running Back Marshawn Lynch attends in store appearance for the launch of BEASTMODE x PSD at Champs at Bellevue Square on November 13, 2015 in Bellevue, Washington.  (Photo by Mat Hayward/Getty Images for PSD Underwear)

    Retired NFL Running Back Marshawn Lynch Builds School in Haiti With Current NFL Players

    The former Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch had set time aside to help current NFL players build an elementary school in Haiti. According to ESPN,... Read more

  • UFC star Conor McGregor stunned the world with his retirement announcement Tuesday, but now says he's not retired. (Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

    Conor McGregor: MMA Fighter Says He Isn’t Retiring and Is Ready for UFC 200 Event

    Conor McGregor says he is not retired. The 27-year-old UFC star, who stunned the world with his retirement announcement Tuesday, posted a long explanation of... Read more

  • UFC star Conor McGregor announced his retirement Tuesday, but will it last? (Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

    Conor McGregor: UFC Star Tweets Again Thursday, Saying ‘No More Games’ With Announcement Coming

    So apparently UFC star Conor McGregor does have an announcement in the works. The 27-year-old UFC star, who was scheduled to fight Nate Diaz at... Read more

  • In this Nov. 16, 2003 file photo, Joanie Laurer, former pro wrestler known as Chyna, flexes her bicep as she arrives at the 31st annual American Music Awards, in Los Angeles. Chyna, the WWE star who became one of the best known and most popular female professional wrestlers in history in the late 1990s, has died at age 45. Los Angeles County coroner’s Lt. Larry Dietz says Chyna, whose real name is Joan Marie Laurer, was found dead in Redondo Beach on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)

    Video: Chyna, WWE Legend, Best Video Moments

    On April 20, famed professional wrestler Joan “Chyna” Laurer passed away at the age of 45. She was found in her home in Redondo Beach,... Read more

  • Popular UFC fighter Conor McGregor announced his retirement. Will he un-retire soon? (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

    Conor McGregor: Newly-Retired UFC Fighter Tweets Announcement Coming, Then Deletes Tweet

    Conor McGregor shook up the Twitter world Tuesday when the 27-year-old UFC champion announced his retirement at the height of his career. He may be looking to... Read more

  • A picture taken on April 2, 2016 shows World champion Switzerland's Estelle Balet celebrating after she won the women's snowboard event at the Bec des Rosses during the Verbier Xtreme Freeride World Tour final above the Swiss Alps resort of Verbier. 
 (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)

    Estelle Balet, 21-Year-Old Snowboard Champion, Killed in Avalanche

    Estelle Balet, the two-time world champion Swiss snowboarder, was killed in an avalanche on April 19 while making a film in Switzerland. Officials say 21-year-old... Read more

  • Conor McGregor needed just seven fights to become an undisputed UFC World Champion. (AP Photo/John Locher)

    Did UFC Champion Conor McGregor Really Just Retire?

    The internet has officially lost its cool. One of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) most popular headline fighters, featherweight champion Conor McGregor, tweeted on April... Read more

  • British boxer Nick Blackwell, 25, has decided to retire from the brutal sport after being hospitalized, following a fight against Chris Eubank, Jr. (Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

    Nick Blackwell: Injured British Boxer Says He Will Retire

    British Boxer Nick Blackwell says he’s finished boxing after sustaining serious injuries in his British middleweight title bout against Chris Eubank, Jr. on March 26. The... Read more

  • Kobe Bryant, on the left, in August 1998 during a promotional tour of Australia and, on the right, on April 13, 2016, after his final game for the Lakers. (Allsport UK /Allsport
and Harry How/Getty Images)

    Video: Kobe Bryant Career Highlights, Photos, Stats From 20-Year Run With Lakers

    In storybook fashion, 37-year-old Kobe Bryant closed out the final game of his 20-year career with a whopping 60 points on April 13—setting a record... Read more

  • Floyd Mayweather Jr., (L) beat Manny Pacquiao in one of the most anticipated boxing bouts ever. Could there be a rematch? (John Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images)

    Mayweather/Pacquiao Rematch: ‘More Likely Than Not’ Says Promoter Bob Arum

    Could Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao fight again? The boxing world finally got the long-awaited match last May when Mayweather beat an injured Pacquaio... Read more

  • Batista goes for the pin on World Heavyweight Champion Edge during WWE Smackdown at Acer Arena on June 15, 2008 in Sydney, Australia. (Gaye Gerard/Getty Images)

    Balls Mahoney: Wrestler Jonathan Rechner Dies at Age 44, WWE Confirms

    Jonathan Rechner, who is known by the stage name Balls Mahoney and wrestled for World Wrestling Entertainment under the Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) brand, passed away on... Read more

  • Manny Pacquiao gestures to fans celebrating after defeating Timothy Bradley Jr. in a 12-round unanimous decision at the MGM Grand Arena on April 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (John Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images)

    Manny Pacquiao: Boxer Defeats Timothy Bradley in Unanimous Decision, Says He Will Retire

    Manny Pacquiao made a pretty clear declaration of his future in boxing after defeating Timothy Bradley Saturday night. “I’m going to retire,” the 37-year-old Pacquiao,... Read more

  • Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry during  an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Warriors Become 2nd Team in NBA History to Win 70 Games

    The Golden State Warriors became the second team in NBA history to record a 70-win season, beating off San Antonio Spurs 112-101 on April 7... Read more

  • For a number of years, former boxing heavyweight champion Mike Tyson was the most feared man in his sport. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

    Mike Tyson: Retired Boxer Mistakenly Congratulates “Cinncinati” Bearcats After UConn Championship Win

    Well, his heart was in the right place anyway. Former boxing heavyweight champion Mike Tyson reportedly tweeted “Congrats to #UniversityofCinncinati #WomensBasketballteam for national championship win,” in... Read more

  • UFC lightweight champion Jon 'Bones' Jones interacts with media during an open training session for fans and media at the Jackson's Mixed Martial Arts and Fitness on April 2, 2014 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Aaron Sweet/Getty Images)

    Jon Jones takes ‘getting in trouble out of the police’s hands’

    Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones has landed in legal hot water again.  An Albuquerque police officer’s body camera captured the officer pulling Jones over... Read more

  • Catalans Dragons fans react during the Super League match between Catalans Dragons and Huddersfield Giants at St James' Park on May 31, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

    Mass Brawl in Stands Breaks Out During Rugby Match in the United Kingdom

    A mass brawl broke out Sunday in the stands at the end of a rubgy match between the Salford Red Devils and the Huddersfield Giants at... Read more

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