Khabib Nurmagomedov (left) lands a punch on Conor McGregor (right) during their UFC 229 lightweight title fight in October 2018. (Image: Esther Lin/MMA Fighting)

Mayweather, Nurmagomedov Start Planting Seeds for Potential Crossover Fight

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Floyd Mayweather have begun to build momentum for a potential fight between the two champions, suggesting that Nurmagomedov might want to follow in the footsteps of rival Conor McGregor in taking on one of boxing’s greats. Nurmagomedov recently scored a dominating submission victory over McGregor at UFC […]

Security personnel hold back Khabib Nurmagomedov during a post-fight brawl outside the Octagon following his victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 229. (Image: AP)

Both Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov Suspended by NSAC for UFC 229 Melee

The Nevada Athletic Commission has issued 10-day suspensions to both Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor, initiating the formal beginning of the disciplinary process against the fighters. The suspensions come in the wake of the post-fight brawl that followed the UFC 229 main event, in which Nurmagomedov submitted McGregor to retain […]

Derrick Lewis scored a stunning last-minute knockout to defeat Alexander Volkov at UFC 229. He will now face Daniel Cormier for the heavyweight title at UFC 230. (Image: Stephen R. Sylvanie/USA Today)

Daniel Cormier to Defend Heavyweight Title vs. Derrick Lewis at UFC 230

UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will defend his title against Derrick Lewis in the main event of UFC 230 on Nov. 3 at Madison Square Garden. Lewis is coming off a dramatic last-second knockout of Alexander Volkov at UFC 229 in Las Vegas last weekend, while Cormier is currently a […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov climbs over the Octagon wall after his victory over Conor McGregor in their lightweight title fight at UFC 229. (Image: Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

UFC 229 Fallout: McGregor and Nurmagomedov Both Facing NAC Complaints

The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) is expected to file formal complaints against both Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor for their roles in the post-fight brawl that followed their championship bout at UFC 229 on Saturday night. In the immediate aftermath of the fight, NAC chose to withhold Nurmagomedov’s $2 million […]

Sean O’Malley has been taken off the card for UFC 229 in Las Vegas on Saturday after testing positive for the banned substance ostarine. (Image: Esther Lin/MMA Fighting)

Sean O’Malley Pulled from UFC 229 Card After Testing Positive for Ostarine

Undefeated bantamweight Sean O’Malley was pulled from Saturday’s UFC 229 card in Las Vegas after the fighter failed an out-of-competition drug test administered by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). O’Malley announced the failed test on social media Sunday, saying that he believed the positive result was linked to a […]

UFC President Dana White confirmed Thursday that the company has reached an eight-fight deal with fighter Conor McGregor, starting with UFC 229 in October. (Photo: Getty Images)

UFC Locks Down Conor McGregor for Six Fights with Promise of Big Cash

The UFC’s biggest star is sticking around for a while. Conor McGregor has signed a contract with UFC for six fights, beginning with his Oct. 6 bout in the Octagon against Khabib Nurmagomedov, ESPN’s Darren Rovell reported. Without giving details about terms of the deal, UFC president Dana White told […]

Michael Chiesa is filing a civil lawsuit against Conor McGregor and the Barclays Center, alleging that he suffered damages due to McGregor’s attack on a bus before UFC 223. (Image: Esther Lin/MMA Fighting)

Michael Chiesa Suing Conor McGregor over UFC 223 Bus Attack Damages

Conor McGregor may have avoided serious criminal repercussions following his attack on a bus of fighters before UFC 223, but that doesn’t mean that the Irish fighter is out of the woods yet. UFC lightweight Michael Chiesa is now suing McGregor over the incident, saying that he suffered “serious personal, […]

Tyron Woodley is looking to earn respect when he defends his welterweight title against Darren Till at UFC 228. (Image: Getty)

Tyron Woodley Defends Welterweight Championship vs. Darren Hill at UFC 228

Tyron Woodley is putting his welterweight championship on the line against an undefeated challenger in the main event of UFC 228, which takes place this Saturday at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Woodley is looking to make his fourth title defense and will take on Darren “The Gorilla” […]

Charges were dropped against Nick Diaz in connection to an alleged domestic violence incident that took place in May. (Image: Josh Hedges/Zuffa/Getty)

Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Nick Diaz Hours Before Preliminary Hearing

Clark County prosecutors dropped all charges against Nick Diaz on Thursday, hours before the UFC fighter was set to attend a preliminary hearing in front of a Las Vegas judge. Diaz was facing three felony charges and a misdemeanor, all of which stemmed from an alleged domestic violence incident that […]

Conor McGregor, who seems to enjoy shocking people, blasted Floyd Mayweather on Tuesday. (Image: Getty)

Conor McGregor Uses Expletive for Response to Floyd Mayweather’s Offer

Apparently the animosity between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor wasn’t just pre-fight hype. At least from the McGregor side. The Irish MMA fighter blasted his opponent of a year ago on social media after it appeared the undefeated boxer was offering to help McGregor. The incident began on Monday when […]