McGregor (21-3) rose to prominence by first knocking out reigning featherweight champion Jose Aldo in a record 13 seconds in 2015, then becoming the first to hold two belts in November 2016 by knocking out lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in the second round at Madison Square Garden.
McGregor's attack was in retaliation to Nurmagomedov, who was on the bus at the time and had confronted McGregor's teammate and friend Artem Lobov at the hotel housing the fighters ahead of UFC 223.
The 30-year-old was ordered to perform five days' community service last week after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct following a disturbance at a UFC media day in April.
"And obviously for Conor, coming back from a two-year layoff, in my opinion - and it's insane to say this because of how popular he is around the world - but he's one of the most underrated fighters in the UFC". These two talented fighters have no love loss between them, and fans are anxious for the bout.
In March, Georges St-Pierre explained on the MMA Hour why he didn't believe he would return to fight Conor McGregor.
"We don't have time for a world tour", UFC president Dana Whitesaid at the UFC 227 post-fight press conference. Mayweather vs. McGregor was an event first and foremost, and whether or not a competitive fight ever came out of it was never really the point. White laughed. "He's obviously lost lots of money".
As the former two-division UFC champion embarks on a tour of Australia this week, he spoke about his future after teasing his return to action earlier this year and hinting that he might be ready to fight again before the end of 2018.
The UFC did not disclose the terms of the fight agreement.
In an interview with TMZ, Diaz said the lawsuit was settled a month ago and criticized the UFC for their lack of promotion.
The battle will be far from a cakewalk for McGregor.
Diaz didn't seem happy about the surprise announcement of McGregor's next bout.
Oddly, Diaz later tweeted that he actually won't be fighting as part of the card.
While the president has not said much in public about his son's actions, it appears as if this is not at all the case in private. He told both NBC News and Russian officials visiting the Oval Office that he had done so because of the Russia investigation .
However, the most interesting highlight of the latest leak is that the 512GB variant of the Galaxy Note 9 has now been confirmed . For the cameras, Samsung has brought over the dual camera setup from the Galaxy S9+, which combines two 12MP sensors.
Having a native search app for those phones that Chinese users can access would represent a massive boon for the tech giant. Google will certainly be met with swift and immediate blowback from the public at large, as well as within its own company.
Manafort attorney Kevin Downing says that Rick Gates will testify at the conclusion of the testimony of Manafort's tax preparer. Gates also testified he and Manafort knew it was a crime because they had been notified by Manafort's accountants in emails.
And today, twenty state attorneys general announced their intent to sue the administration over the SAFE Vehicles Rule. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra called the proposal "a brazen attack" on the state's clean air standards.
Single persons under the plan could have received up to $17,000 per year, minus half of any income he/she earned. That was reported as an admission of breaking the PC's campaign promise not to cancel the pilot.
She said the warning was for the lowest level of tsunami, and that small waves just 15 cm high were detected in three villages. Indonesia is an archipelago of thousands of islands, which sit on the Pacific Ring of Fire , a seismic activity hotspot.
He still struggled to read which way Anderson was swinging the ball and the pace bowler found the edge of his bat four times. His nemesis on the previous tour, James Anderson, tested him to the hilt but this time Kohli came out on top.
It said this was part of a pre-planned plot by the US, Israel and Saudi Arabia to exploit economic tensions inside Iran. President Donald Trump who "has breached obligations", Iran's Foreign Ministry Bahram Qasemi said Saturday.
The statements doubled down on threats he made in tweets over the weekend and at a news conference on Monday at the White House . On Monday, Short told CNN's Wolf Blitzer he believed there would not be a government shutdown ahead of the midterm elections.
China plans tariffs on $60bn of imports to counter Trump
Mnuchin is more in favour of coming to an agreement that would bring about a reduction in the United States deficit. The White House has responded by saying Beijing's threats are weak and that the Chinese economy is in trouble.
Randy Moss absolutely crushed his Hall of Fame speech
Each focused as much on their faith as they did on their careers and the impact their faith had in bringing them to this moment. From beginning to end, the crowd was hanging on every word that came out of T.O.'s mouth during a mostly heartfelt speech.
Unemployment Rate Falls to 3.9 Percent
The unemployment rate had ticked up in June as the healthy jobs market attracted more workers back into the labor force. Gains were seen in professional and business services, manufacturing, healthcare, and social assistance.
Guardiola: I'm going to learn a lot from Maurizio Sarri
Eden Hazard has sought permission from Maurizio Sarri to report late for Chelsea duty, the new Blues manager has revealed. Pep said of Sarri . "I think he [Pep Guardiola] is the best coach in the world right now, or one of the best", he added.
Trump claims shoppers need to show ID to buy groceries
In announcing the agricultural bailout last week, he urged farmers to "be a little patient" and support his trade strategy. The president never mentioned DeSantis's primary opponent - Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam - by name.
Maurizio Sarri says Chelsea may make one more new signing
Sarri was less sure about the future of Courtois amid speculation that the goalkeeper wants to leave Chelsea and join Real Madrid. Meanwhile, FA Cup-holders Chelsea are starting the campaign under another new manager in Maurizio Sarri .