Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov will be temporarily suspended beginning Monday, according to Nevada Athletic Commission executive director Bob Bennett. A hearing will take place Oct. 24, when the NAC chairman and commissioners will vote on whether McGregor and Nurmagomedov will be indefinitely suspended pending the results of their investigations. Following their UFC 229 lightweight
When push came to shove, the UFC made Daniel Cormier an offer he couldn’t refuse. Daniel Cormier will defend his heavyweight title against Derrick Lewis in the main event of UFC 230 on Nov. 3 in New York, UFC president Dana White told ESPN. Cormier (21-1) will defend his heavyweight title against Derrick Lewis in
Matt Mitrione hated his training camp for Friday’s matchup with Ryan Bader. Hated it. He actually called the last couple months “miserable.” But when you’re one win away from a spot in the finals of Bellator’s Heavyweight Grand Prix tournament, you have to be willing to do whatever it takes. “It was so much wrestling.
Khabib Nurmagomedov has threatened to leave the UFC if the promotion cuts ties with his teammate and rostered featherweight Zubaira Tukhugov. In an Instagram post on Thursday, Nurmagomedov (27-0), who defended his lightweight championship against Conor McGregor in what he described as a deeply personal fight at UFC 229 on Saturday in Las Vegas, told
Dillon Danis, Conor McGregor‘s teammate and one of his cornermen for his fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov last Saturday at UFC 229, has been accused of calling Nurmagomedov an anti-Muslim slur following Nurmagomedov’s victory over McGregor in Las Vegas. A brawl broke out immediately after the fight, when Nurmagomedov jumped over the cage and confronted Danis.
Kevin Lee and Al Iaquinta will square off in the main event of UFC on FOX 31: Milwaukee on Dec. 15 in a battle of top UFC lightweight contenders. The news, first reported by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, was made official by the UFC on Wednesday night. The matchup is a rematch from UFC 169 in
In the weeks before his final semester as a college student, Chase Winovich found himself in the back seat of a nice car chatting with one of the most famous professional fighters in the world. Conor McGregor, and his rise from a Dublin plumber to internationally known UFC antihero, served as inspiration for the Michigan
A rematch of arguably the best fight in UFC history is set. The promotion has officially booked Jon Jones versus Alexander Gustafsson for UFC 232 on Dec. 29 in Las Vegas, multiple sources close to the organization told ESPN. The fight is slated to be for the UFC light heavyweight title. Current light heavyweight champion
After much drama, fans finally know who will be headlining UFC 230 in November at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Daniel Cormier will put his heavyweight belt on the line against Derrick Lewis. Cormier, who also holds the UFC’s light heavyweight title, previously said WWE Superstar Brock Lesnar would be his next opponent.
Dustin Poirier had to pull out of his scheduled lightweight bout with Nate Diaz at UFC 230 because of an undisclosed injury, sources told ESPN. Daniel Cormier will defend his heavyweight title against Derrick Lewis in the main event of UFC 230 on Nov. 3 in New York, UFC president Dana White told ESPN. Former