There were also two UFC belts on stage, only one of which is actually up for grabs on Saturday night at the Barclays Center. When this fight is over. one of these guys will be champion. Conor is losing the the belt. McGregor has already been stripped of the featherweight title he won after defeating Jose Aldo in December 2015.
White had said he didn't want McGregor defending belts in two divisions when he was the champ in two weight classes. Although many believed McGregor would be in attendance since his friend and training partner Artem Lobov will be fighting on the card, White mentioned in the press conference that he does not think McGregor will attend. Nurmagomedov fights Max Holloway for the lightweight championship left vacant by McGregor. When asked if he would like to "be in business with Conor McGregor anymore, he said, would you?"
UFC President Dana White says Conor McGregor has a warrant out for his arrest after allegations McGregor and his entourage attempted to attack a vehicle in the Barclays Center garage in Brooklyn, New York.
Women Trying to Save Man's Life Ordered Out of Sumo Ring
Professional sumo traditionally bans women from walking into the ring, called a dohyo , because they are considered "unclean". The association had sparked controversy twice by barring female officials from entering the ring during award ceremonies.