White said: "Khabib said to me 'put my belt on me'. I said no, he said 'I don't care, I'm ready for this. If I have to be arrested, I have to be arrested but I want my belt around me'." … [Read more...] about Chaos erupts at UFC 229, as Khabib Nurmagomedov attacks Conor McGregor’s team
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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 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?
The pay-per-view UFC 251 show is expected to be headlined by US welterweight Kamaru Usman's title defence against Brazil's Gilbert Burns. Australian featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski is slated for a rematch with former champ Max Holloway, and Jose Aldo is expected to fight Russia's Petr Yan for the vacant bantamweight belt. … [Read more...] about UFC to stage ‘Fight Island’ at popular tourist destination in Abu Dhabi
When you're facing up to the challenge and opportunity that Hooker (20-8) is on Sunday (NZT), you would think it important to have everything run smoothly but the 30-year-old Aucklander doesn't seem in the slightest bit fazed by his astronomically abnormal preparation, including the extra measures that needed to be taken when he arrived in the US. … [Read more...] about Dan Hooker’s massive UFC opportunity against Dustin Poirier in midst of Covid-19 pandemic