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UFC: Asian star slams Vegas brawl

UFC: Asian star slams Vegas brawl

SEOUL (AFP) – Asia’s highest-ranked mixed martial artist said fighters must remember they’re idols for children as he slammed last week’s “shocking” scenes after Conor McGregor’s defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov. Chan “The Korean Zombie” Sung-jung said the post-fight violence, when Nurmagomedov and his team attacked McGregor and his entourage in images beamed around the world, […]

UFC: Nurmagomedov won’t be stripped of MMA crown

LOS ANGELES018 (AFP) – Unbeaten Khabib Nurmagomedov will not be stripped of his UFC lightweight title despite his role in a post-match brawl Saturday, UFC president Dana White said in a website posting Tuesday. The 30-year-old Russian kept his crown with a fourth-round submission victory over Ireland’s Conor McGregor in Las Vegas, improving to 27-0 […]

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UFC: McGregor faces Nurmagomedov

LAS VEGAS (AFP) – Conor McGregor makes a long-awaited return to the mixed martial arts octagon on Saturday, facing off against unbeaten lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in a money-spinning grudge match tipped to break pay-per-view records.

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UFC: GSP wants winner of McGregor vs. Khabib

By Rafael Bandayrel Mixed martial arts icon Georges St. Pierre is open to fight again in the Octagon but only against marquee names Conor McGregor or Khabib Nurmagomedov. “The thing that excites me is what can improve my legacy,” St-Pierre told Submission Radio. “I would be interested in [facing winner of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Conor […]

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UFC: McGregor set for return

By Rafael Bandayrel After a 21-month hiatus, former two-division champion Conor McGregor is finally back, to do what he does best.

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UFC: Demian Maia talks retirement

By Rafael Bandayrel After signing a new four-fight contract with the UFC, submission specialist Demian Maia could walk away from MMA once his current deal with the promotion is up.

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