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Conor McGregor 'Disgrace to Mankind' ... Says Tyron Woodley

4/6/2018 2:34 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Conor McGregor isn't just a disgrace to his sport, "HE'S A DISGRACE TO MANKIND" ... so says Tyron Woodley

The UFC welterweight champ says he's shaking his damn head over Conor's violent attack on a UFC bus -- and questions, "How do you get away with this?!"

"You need to get your life together," Tyron said on "The Hollywood Beatdown" on the TMZ Sports YouTube channel.

"We ain't homies. We ain't friends. But, you're fighting in the UFC, you're a peer of mine ... get your sh*t together, bro."

"You're making us look bad."

Tyron also tells us if he thinks Conor will ever fight in the UFC again. 

There's more ... Tyron also reveals some bombshells about his upcoming RAP ALBUM -- and daps up Ronda Rousey for her accomplishments in the WWE. 

Don't miss "The Hollywood Beatdown" -- new episode drops every Friday. 

Justin Bieber On Conor McGregor: 'We All Make Mistakes'

4/6/2018 1:32 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Justin Bieber isn't ready to write off Conor McGregor just yet ... telling TMZ Sports when it comes to the UFC's violent attack, "We all make mistakes."

Bieber has been following McGregor's career for years -- and publicly supported him when Conor fought Nate Diaz back in 2016. 

He even vouched for McGregor's toughness before Conor fought his old friend, Floyd Mayweather

So, when we saw Biebs out in Beverly Hills following a gym workout with his crew, we had to ask if he was concerned for Conor moving forward. 

"I think Conor will be fine," Justin says ... "We all make mistakes."

The big question now ... will Dana White be as forgiving as Bieber when it comes to Conor's future

UFC's Khabib Gets New Opponent for UFC 223 ... Main Event Still On!!

4/6/2018 1:03 PM PDT
Breaking News

UFC 223 still has a main event!!!

Khabib Nurmagomedov will be scrappin' with lightweight contender Al Iaquinta, who's steppin' up after Max Holloway got yanked from the fight during weigh-ins ... the UFC announced.

After Max got pulled, it was rumored former champ Anthony Pettis would step in ... but he was reportedly asking for too much cash.

So, the honor of facing the UFC's scariest dude goes to Ragin' Al -- a lightweight contender most famous for feuding with Dana White and the UFC brass. Iaquinta's currently riding a 5-fight win streak. 

FYI, Khabib's still eligible to win the 155-pound title the UFC is stripping from Conor McGregor ... but it appears Al is not in the running for the belt.

It's been a crazy sequence of events to determine Khabib's opponent. Last Friday, Tony Ferguson suffered a freak accident -- tripping during a media sesh. Then, Holloway answered the call ... but doctors abruptly forced him to stop cutting weight Friday morning. 

The fight was in serious jeopardy ... until now.

Conor McGregor Bail to Be Set at $50k ... Will Be Allowed to Fly Home

4/6/2018 11:56 AM PDT
Exclusive Details

Conor McGregor will be allowed to board his jet and return back to Ireland as soon as he posts his $50,000 bail ... this according to his bail bondsman. 

We spoke with Ira Judelson -- who's become the NYC bail bondsman to the stars (Ja Rule, Katt Williams, Lawrence Taylor) -- who tells us Conor's bail package is as follows: 

Conor pays a $50k bond to be released on bail and must report to Ira once a week by phone, otherwise the court could take his passport.

Conor is allowed to travel but all travel must be pre-approved by Ira. No ankle bracelet. Conor gets to keep his passport.

The bail package is expected to become official when the arraignment begins in just a few minutes -- but the judge could always pull a last second audible ... so stay tuned. 

Conor is facing several criminal charges including assault and felony criminal mischief for attacking a UFC bus at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Thursday. 

Several people were injured, including 2 UFC fighters and at least 1 UFC employee. 

Dana White Bus Attack Was No Publicity Stunt Rips Conspiracy Theorists

4/6/2018 10:16 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Dana White is adamant the UFC had nothing to do with planning the Conor McGregor melee -- and slams theories it was all a publicity stunt gone sideways. 

"I'm seeing tons of dummies out there saying this is something staged," White said on "TMZ Live" -- "That's the dumbest thing I've ever heard in my life."

White says he was horrified by McGregor's actions and says the whole thing is "just a disaster."

"I still can't believe it's real and that it actually happened."

White says he would NEVER put Conor or any of his fighters in a dangerous situation to sell a fight, and he's livid at McGregor. 

So, what caused Conor to go berserk? White explains that too, telling us Conor wanted violent revenge for an incident that occurred between his friend Artem Lobov and Khabib a few days earlier. 

UFC's Michael Chiesa Files Police Report Against Conor ... After Bus Attack

4/6/2018 8:01 AM PDT
Exclusive Details

One of the UFC fighters Conor McGregor injured during his window-smashin' bus attack at the Barclays Center has filed a police report against the Irishman ... TMZ Sports has learned. 

Our sources say Michael Chiesa -- who was hospitalized with facial lacerations -- spoke with cops at the arena after the incident on Thursday ... and again when they visited his hotel later that night.

Of course, Conor was also arrested late Thursday night ... and charged with 1 count of felony criminal mischief and 3 counts of misdemeanor assault.  

We're told one of the assault charges is for injuring Chiesa ... who was forced to withdraw from his fight vs. Anthony Pettis at UFC 223 as a result of his injuries.

Dana White previously told us McGregor will likely be sued by several people involved in the incident ... so stay tuned. 

UFC's Max Holloway Fight with Khabib Canceled Max Not Medically Cleared

4/6/2018 6:55 AM PDT
Breaking News

Things just got even worse for UFC 223 -- Max Holloway was not medically cleared to fight in the main event vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov, according to multiple reports ... less than 24 hours after Conor McGregor’s violent bus attack forced 3 FIGHTS off the card.

Remember -- Max took the fight on 6 DAYS notice and had a ton of weight to cut. Seems his health was at risk in the final hours before hitting the scale ... and doctors had to call it off.

Holloway issued a statement shortly after learning the bad news -- "(Khabib) my brother I want to keep going but they are stopping me. Sorry to your team and the fans. You don’t deserve this."

As of now, unclear if another fighter could step in on a day's notice to fight Khabib.

FYI, doctors already told Michael Chiesa (facial cuts) and Ray Borg (eye cuts) they can't fight at 223 due to the injuries they suffered during the window-smashing attack by McGregor and his entourage at the Barclays Center.

Conor’s close friend, Artem Lobov, was also yanked from his fight after taking part in Thursday's melee.

Story developing ...  

Chris Brown On Conor McGregor 'We All Get Crazy Sometimes'

4/6/2018 6:10 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Chris Brown can sympathize with Conor McGregor -- telling us when it comes to his crazy bus attack, "We all get crazy sometimes."

Brown would know ... especially when it comes to smashing glass -- the singer famously hulked out and threw a chair through a window at "Good Morning America" back in 2011. 

Chris was on probation at the time of the window-smashing incident stemming from another violent outburst -- the 2009 domestic violence incident with Rihanna

As for Conor, he was arrested Thursday night in NYC for the bus attack which injured several people including UFC fighters and at least one executive. 

His future in the UFC is unclear -- but Dana White says the dude is gonna get sued like crazy. 

Conor McGregor Window-Smashin' Bus Attack ... Insane Video

4/5/2018 11:10 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

12:18 PM PT -- TMZ Sports now has video showing Conor picking up a dolly and smashing the side window of the bus. 

We spoke with Dana White ... who tells us Michael Chiesa was "cut to pieces" in the attack and is currently hospitalized for his injuries. It's unclear if he will fight as planned at UFC 223. 

White says Rose Namajunas was also on the bus and very shaken up after the incident -- telling us she almost broke her hand. 

We asked Dana if he will fire Conor as a result of the incident and he told us, "This is bigger than us firing him."

TMZ Sports has obtained video of Conor McGregor and his entourage going BERSERK at the Barclays Center ... attacking a bus leaving the arena with several UFC fighters including Khabib Nurmagomedov.

An object was thrown through one of the bus windows -- and the damage left one fighter, UFC lightweight contender Michael Chiesa, cut up and bloodied. 

Unclear who was responsible for shattering the side window but it's clear people on the bus suspect it's Conor. 

A member of Conor's entourage then grabbed a chair and threw it at the front windshield of the bus. Conor grabbed a chair and tried to attack as well, but was restrained. 

Fighters were at the arena doing media ahead of UFC 223 ... and McGregor was videotaped by several witnesses running around the arena before the incident.

Police sources tell us NYPD got a call for a fight at Barclays involving 25 males ... and EMS was called to the scene to treat injuries. 

Unclear what may have triggered the incident, but Khabib did get into a heated confrontation with Conor's good friend and training partner, Artem Lobov, Tuesday at the UFC fighters' hotel in New York.

Story developing ...

Conor McGregor 'Put Our Lives in Danger, F**k You!' ... Says UFC's Felice Herrig

4/5/2018 1:51 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

UFC fighter Felice Herrig says Conor McGregor endangered the lives of everyone at the Barclays Center -- including her own -- and she's GOING OFF on the Irishman for his violent bus attack.

We spoke with Felice in the immediate aftermath of Conor and his goon squad smashing the windows of a bus filled with UFC fighters ... and she told us what he did is unforgivable. 

"He put our lives in danger," Herrig told TMZ Sports. "What if a security guy or a cop comes and starts shooting ... somebody gets caught in the line of fire?"

"F**k you, Conor McGregor. F**k you."

FYI, Felice was in a UFC fighters' bus at Barclays that was NOT attacked ... but UFC fighter Michael Chiesa wasn't so lucky, suffering facial lacerations from the broken glass. 

Herrig says it's clear Conor thinks he's "untouchable" -- above the law 'cause of all his fame and fortune -- and his actions, no matter the motive, are beyond childish.

But, good news for Felice -- it appears Conor is in SERIOUS legal trouble

Conor McGregor Warrant Issued for His Arrest ... Says Dana White

4/5/2018 12:30 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

12:57 PM PT -- Law enforcement sources tell us the NYPD is looking for McGregor. We're also told detectives are currently interviewing people who were on the scene during the incident.

Dana White tells TMZ Sports there's a warrant out for Conor McGregor's arrest after he and his entourage attacked a bus with UFC fighters at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

However, we have not confirmed that with the NYPD just yet.

According to Dana, law enforcement has told Conor his plane cannot take off from New York and leave the state.

McGregor has been instructed to turn himself into authorities as soon as possible ... and multiple people involved in the incident have vocalized that they plan on suing the Irishman. 

Dana says he hasn't spoken with Conor yet, but plans to do so as soon as possible. White says his focus right now is making sure UFC 223 continues as planned.

Conor's close friend Artem Lobov, who was allegedly involved in the attack, has been pulled from the event. Dana tells us, "He's obviously not fighting this weekend."

Dana White Confirms CM Punk's Opponent ... & Responds to Conor

4/5/2018 10:48 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Dana White has confirmed UFC is trying to seal the deal for CM Punk's next opponent ... and it's Mike "The Truth" Jackson.

Rumors have been swirling for weeks, but White has finally confirmed to TMZ Sports that Jackson -- who also lost to Mickey Gall in his UFC debut -- is the intended target for Punk at UFC 225 in Chicago. 

There's more ... Dana also talked about Brock Lesnar's impending return to the Octagon -- telling us Brock's opponent could hinge on who wins the Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier fight. 

But, he also flashed a smirk when we mentioned the possibility of a Lesnar vs. Francis Ngannou scrap. 

As for Conor McGregor ... we asked how he felt about the Irish superstar referring to him as a "c*nt" -- and shockingly, he wasn't too upset about it ... 

Advice: Don't try Conor's technique with your boss. 

Brian Ortega Offers to Fight Gennady Golovkin ... 'I'm Down!'

4/5/2018 8:41 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

If Conor McGregor can fight Floyd Mayweather ... why not Brian Ortega vs. Gennady Golovkin?! 

The UFC rising star tells TMZ Sports he's all the way down to take Canelo Alvarez's place in the May 5 boxing match ... now that Canelo has withdrawn from the fight. 

"I'm down. I'm down. I'm down," Ortega said while out in NYC to promote UFC 223  ... "I want Triple G."

Look, Ortega -- and his boxing coach James Luhrsen -- know it ain't exactly an even fight ... but Ortega says he's down for the challenge and would work his ass off for a shot at one of the best boxers in the world. 

"Triple G, I'm a fan ... If you want to fight an MMA fighter and you're looking for a fight, let's do it, man!" 

Ortega ain't no punk -- remember, he just put Frankie Edgar to sleep with a ferocious uppercut at UFC 222. 

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