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UFC star Conor McGregor retires again

UFC star Conor McGregor retires again

LONDON (AFP) – Mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor announced his retirement from the sport yesterday. The two-division Ultimate Fighting Championship World Champion said his fighting days were over in a Twitter message posted on his verified account, alongside a picture of the Irishman with his mother, Margaret. ‘’Hey guys I’ve decided to retire from […]

UFC brings sport back to Las Vegas

LOS ANGELES (AFP) ‒ Combat sport returned to Las Vegas Saturday as Brazil’s Gilbert Burns defeated former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley in the main event of an Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts card. As in the UFC’s recent live events from Florida there were no fans in attendance at the UFC Apex and social […]

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UFC vows strict COVID-19 test for May 30 event

Testing by the UFC for COVID-19 will come with more stringent guidelines ahead of this weekend’s event in Las Vegas. UFC sent a memo, released by MMAJunkie.com, to fighters who will compete May 30 in Las Vegas at UFC Apex Arena, part of UFC headquarters, outlining the more detailed and stricter protocol in place in […]

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White: UFC ‘a go’ for Las Vegas on May 30

A UFC card on May 30 in Las Vegas is “a go,” UFC president Dana White texted to the Las Vegas Review-Journal early Wednesday. The event, headlined by former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley opposing Gilbert Burns, would be held at UFC’s Apex facility with no fans in attendance. According to the newspaper, the card had […]

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Overeem finally set to battle Harris on UFC’s card

An intriguing heavyweight showdown tops the bill as the UFC finishes its memorable and controversial run of three events in eight days in Jacksonville, Fla., on Saturday night with a fight card that will air on ESPN. Popular veteran Alistair Overeem (45-18) of the Netherlands takes on up-and-comer Walt Harris (13-7) of Birmingham, Ala., in […]

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St-Pierce gets nod for UFC Hall of Fame

By JAN CARLO ANOLIN       Mixed martial arts legend Georges St-Pierre will be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame as part of Class of 2020, UFC announced Saturday. The former two-division champion will join the likes of Forrest Griffin, BJ Penn, Urijah Faber, Ronda Rousey and Michael Bisping as a member of […]

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