Audience applauds former President Trump at UFC 264 showdown in Las Vegas

New York 07/12/21, 00:47

When the previous president arrived in Las Vegas for the latest Ultimate Fighting Championship match, he attracted a thunderous applause. A July 10 video shared on social media shows Donald Trump and former First Lady Melania Trump attending the MMA UFC 264 match, between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier, at T-Mobile ...

Holloway moving up for chance to win second belt at UFC 236

Sports 04/12/19, 14:50

Max Holloway believes the path to recognition as the best pound-for-pound fighter in UFC goes through the lightweight division.That means a move up in weight class. Holloway says he will let his featherweight championship belt "bake a little bit longer" so he can face Dustin Poirier for the interim lightweight ...

Nurmagomedov doubts McGregor’s retirement is for real

Sports 04/02/19, 06:46

Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn't think Conor McGregor's retirement is for real.McGregor said last week he was quitting mixed martial arts but Nurmagomedov, who beat the Irish fighter for the UFC lightweight title in October, isn't buying it.Speaking Tuesday in his native Russia at a Moscow university, Nurmagomedov said McGregor "couldn't reach ...

Conor McGregor announces retirement on social media

Sports 03/26/19, 01:41

Superstar UFC fighter Conor McGregor has announced on social media that he is retiring from mixed martial arts.McGregor's verified Twitter account had a post early Tuesday that said the former featherweight and lightweight UFC champion was making a "quick announcement."The tweet says: " I've decided to retire from the sport ...

Nurmagomedov, McGregor suspended, fined for UFC 229 brawl

Sports 01/29/19, 13:32

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was fined $500,000 and suspended for nine months for a brawl inside and outside the octagon after his fight with Conor McGregor at UFC 229. McGregor was fined $50,000 and suspended for six months.Nurmagomedov's suspension can be reduced by three months if he participates with ...

Dillashaw, Cejudo set for champ vs. champ UFC fight

Sports 01/19/19, 20:48

T.J. Dillashaw has dropped to the 125-pound weight class to fight flyweight champion Henry Cejudo in the main event of UFC's debut card on the ESPN networks.Dillashaw, the 135-pound champion, is trying to join Conor McGregor, Daniel Cormier and Amanda Nunes as the only UFC fighters to hold two titles ...

Money talks: UFC reaches ESPN with first fight of $1.5B deal

Sports 01/18/19, 12:12

Years before UFC was worth billions, Dana White used to plead his case with ESPN for air time.This was no negotiation for a big-money rights package — the UFC president simply wanted highlights on "SportsCenter.""I was out there all the time," White said of his trips to ESPN's Connecticut headquarters. ...

Amanda Nunes KOs Cyborg in 51 seconds for huge UFC 232 upset

Sports 12/30/18, 00:19

Amanda Nunes knocked out Cris "Cyborg" Justino 51 seconds into the first round at UFC 232 on Saturday night, ending the featherweight champion's 13-year unbeaten run with one of the most surprising victories in mixed martial arts history.Nunes, the UFC's bantamweight champion, moved up 10 pounds to challenge Justino (20-2), ...

Nurmagomedov says he could reconcile with McGregor

Sports 11/26/18, 09:20

UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov said Monday he can imagine a reconciliation with Conor McGregor after the bitter feud around last month's title fight.The two fighters traded verbal blows before the Oct. 6 fight and Nurmagomedov sparked a brawl with McGregor's team after winning by submission."Everything is possible. Just as McGregor ...

Fight regulators extend Nurmagomedov, McGregor suspensions

Sports 10/24/18, 14:05

Nevada fight regulators extended the suspensions of UFC fighters Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor, but allowed some prize money to be released to Nurmagomedov following a brawl inside and outside the octagon after their match in Las Vegas.Nevada Athletic Commission Chairman Anthony Marnell III said Wednesday the suspensions will last ...

Column: How about some other sports for Conor McGregor?

Football 10/16/18, 16:13

Conor McGregor couldn't win his fight, though he seemed to help the Dallas Cowboys win theirs.Just ask Jerry Jones, who had reason to be smitten with the UFC star after the team Jones owns blew out Jacksonville on Sunday with the fighter/whiskey salesman providing the emotional spark."He just energized every ...

Prescott sparks punchless pass game, Cowboys rout Jags 40-7

Football 10/14/18, 19:37

Dak Prescott threw two touchdown passes to Cole Beasley to spark the previously punchless Dallas passing game and rushed for a career-high 82 yards in the Cowboys' 40-7 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday.Perhaps pumped up by some pregame mingling with UFC fighter Conor McGregor , the Cowboys rolled ...

Nevada regulators suspend Khabib, McGregor 10 days for brawl

Sports 10/11/18, 15:18

Nevada fight regulators are suspending UFC fighters Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor for a brawl inside and outside the octagon after their match last weekend in Las Vegas.Nevada Athletic Commission executive Bob Bennett says letters were sent Wednesday informing both fighters they'll be suspended for 10 days, effective Oct. 15.The ...

UFC heavyweight champ Cormier set to defend at MSG

Sports 10/09/18, 19:01

Daniel Cormier is set to defend his UFC heavyweight championship against Derrick Lewis at UFC 230 on Nov. 3 at Madison Square Garden.Lewis has won nine of his last 10 bouts and will fight just weeks after he defeated Alexander Volkov at UFC 229 last weekend in Las Vegas. Cormier ...

Column: Fight poses a question: Is this UFC or WWE?

Sports 10/07/18, 17:21

Khabib Nurmagomedov apologized, though it was clear he wasn't sorry about much.Not after putting a beating on Conor McGregor in their highly anticipated fight. Not after leaping out of the octagon to settle another score while a couple of his thugs jumped in to deliver a few more blows to ...

UFC champ could face fine, suspension for post-fight fracas

Sports 10/07/18, 14:19

Khabib Nurmagomedov was the calm, glowering foil to Conor McGregor's antics for six months while the loquacious Irishman built a frenzy of hype around their UFC lightweight title fight.When Nurmagomedov forced the biggest star in mixed martial arts to tap out Saturday night to end what's likely to be the ...

Conor McGregor returns to MMA vs Nurmagomedov at UFC 229

Sports 10/06/18, 19:43

Conor McGregor is returning to mixed martial arts after a 23-month absence when he takes on lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229.McGregor will attempt to regain one of his two UFC titles in the main event at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday night.McGregor (21-3) is a slight betting underdog, but ...

Conor McGregor makes long-awaited cage return at UFC 229

Sports 10/05/18, 21:05

The last time Conor McGregor was in a UFC cage, he was merely the biggest star in the history of mixed martial arts.In the 23 months since, the loquacious Irishman has become exponentially richer and much more famous. With his boxing loss to Floyd Mayweather as the catalyst, McGregor has ...

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