“He loves mixed martial arts,” Attar says. “Everyone is like, ‘Oh, he’s going to retire, he made so much money.’ He’s ambitious. He’s super ambitious, and he loves to fight. He loves to compete and he’s a superb professional athlete. So there’s much more of Conor McGregor that everybody will see and we’ll see what’s next.” … [Read more...] about Mayweather Vs. McGregor Is Over: So, Now What?
In March last year McGregor retired as reports surfaced he was under investigation for an alleged sexual assault. A separate allegation was reported later in the year, and in January McGregor responded in an interview with ESPN, saying: "Time will show all". … [Read more...] about UFC: ‘Thanks for the memories’: fight legend Conor McGregor announces retirement
He fought nine more times after that until retiring again in 2015 with a 49-0 record, titles in five weight divisions and the distinction of being the highest-grossing boxer in history in terms of pay-per-view buys. Then came the fight with McGregor in 2017, a 10th-round TKO in which Mayweather reportedly banked US$300 million. … [Read more...] about Floyd Mayweather’s retirement rollercoaster
Later, Aljamain Sterling rendered Cory Sandhagen unconscious with a rear naked choke just 88 seconds into a fight to determine the next contender for the bantamweight title. Sterling (19-3), who has five straight victories, swiftly locked in a full body triangle and a deep choke to finish Sandhagen, who tapped out right before going to sleep. … [Read more...] about UFC: Amanda Nunes continues history-making reign atop two divisions
Floyd, a black man, died May 25 after a white Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee into Floyd's neck while Floyd was handcuffed and saying that he couldn't breathe. His death sparked protests in Minneapolis and around the country, some of which became violent. … [Read more...] about George Floyd’s family reportedly accept boxing great Floyd Mayweather’s offer to foot funeral bill