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" ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

McGregor late, Nurmagomedov not in a mood to wait

Sports 10/04/18, 20:56

Khabib Nurmagomedov wasn't about to wait around for a tardy Conor McGregor, who arrived at what was supposed to be their final prefight press conference together to find the UFC lightweight champion already gone.No worries, they'll meet soon enough when ...

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