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Rob Font (left) dominated the standup portion of his fight against Cody Garbrandt (left) on his way to a unanimous decision victory. (Image: Chris Unger/Zuffa)

MMA Notebook: Font Dominates Garbrandt, Cyborg Finishes Smith Late

Rob Font won a one-sided decision over Cody Garbrandt in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday to position himself as a leading contender for the bantamweight title. Font defeated the former bantamweight champion 48-47, 50-45, 50-45 in a controlled, dominant performance that could set him up for […]

Forbes named Conor McGregor the highest-paid athlete of the past 12 months, largely on the strength of the sale of his stake in Proper No. Twelve whiskey. (Image: Proper No. Twelve)

MMA Notebook: McGregor Highest Paid Athlete, Silva Likely to Retire

Forbes released its list of the highest-paid athletes in the world on Wednesday, and UFC star Conor McGregor topped the list with $180 million in earnings over the past 12 months. McGregor finished ahead of Lionel Messi ($130 million), Cristiano Ronaldo ($120 million), and Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott ($107.5 […]