Conor McGregor will likely be thrust into a UFC lightweight championship bout if he beats Dustin Poirier in their high-stakes trilogy bout Saturday.
One of the most high-profile trilogies in modern MMA is days away from its opening bell, and there's no love lost between McGregor and Poirier.
Floyd Mayweather already fought Logan Paul, and is now determined to help Tyron Woodley get a win over Jake Paul, too.
Conor McGregor issued a grim warning to his American rival Dustin Poirier, that a third fight could see him in "an early grave."
McGregor is nine days away from one of the most important fights of his life - the high-stakes trilogy bout against Dustin Poirier in Las Vegas.
Jeremiah Wells showed no mercy as he beat Warlley Alves to the floor and then continued beating him until he was rendered unconscious.
UFC light heavyweight Marcin Prachnio painfully finished Ike Villanueva as he scored a body kick knockout in the second round.
Jake Paul has a rematch clause in his contract with Tyron Woodley, and the UFC fighter wants to beat him so bad August 28 he gets to do it all again.
Bruno Silva's ferocious finishing abilities separated Wellington Turman from his senses during Saturday's UFC event in Las Vegas.
UFC bantamweights Marlon 'Chito' Vera and Davey Grant produced an unforgettable 15-minute war Saturday at UFC Vegas 29.
Boxing is used to beating up on MMA fighters but on Saturday, a UFC legend got one over a boxer as Anderson Silva befuddled Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
American athlete Jamahal Hill suffered a nasty injury at the fan-attended UFC 263 event in Arizona, but was able to pop his limb back into place.
Terrance McKinney made a UFC debut to remember as he blasted past lightweight opponent Matt Frevola in lightning-fast fashion.
Dumont cried because she felt so unwell when enduring weight cuts for MMA fights, and even doing so in front of her doctor.
Hermansson has suffered a broken foot, orbital bone, and tested positive for COVID in the last six months but is yearning for the UFC title.
Dana White privilege apparently happens when certain fighters get opportunities that others do not. But Dana White laughs it off.
Barboza wants to continue climbing the UFC featherweight rankings after his weird, but good, highlight-reel finish over Shane Burgos at UFC 262.
Jordan Wright slayed his middleweight opponent Jamie Pickett with a 64-second bludgeoning at the UFC 262 event on Saturday.
Ronaldo Souza's bone can be heard snapping in this disturbing footage of Andre Muniz's gruesome UFC victory Saturday in Texas.
Watch submission specialist Oliveira usher in a new era as he wins Khabib Nurmagomedov's old lightweight title, knocking Chandler out.
Accomplished fighter Diego Sanchez hangs upside down, shirtless, while trainer Joshua Fabia hits him in a wildly controversial, now-deleted video.
Watch an MMA fighter wrap his opponent up in an anaconda choke, sending him to sleep in a UFC debut to remember.
Watch Ryan Benoit's body quiver as he gets escorted off the scales in shocking scenes. His fight was canceled, and he was taken to hospital.
McGregor seemed to angle for a high-stakes rematch with Floyd Mayweather by telling him to fight a real fighter or "f--- off."
Watch Chimaev and Kadyrov playfight weeks after the strongman leader convinced the UFC star to return to fighting after suffering long COVID.
"I wasn't leaving that cage without a win and she stole that from me," Markos said of Luana Pinheiro two days after their bizarre UFC match.
"He tries to say it's for his kids, but man, the guy's done," Colby Covington said of Conor McGregor.
"I love this game, and at times it does not love me back," UFC fighter Dominick Reyes said after suffering a highlight-reel defeat.
Chris Weidman has been given a medical suspension as he continues his recovery from a freak, graphic injury.
Ari Emanuel said Endeavor is perfectly positioned for the reopening with holdings like the UFC, Euroleague basketball, and On Location.
The middleweight said he won't walk unassisted for eight weeks after he snapped his leg clean in half at UFC 261.
Cormier warned Jake Paul that he'd 'torture' him and 'rip his face apart' in an MMA match, two days after confronting him at UFC 261.
"That was awful … absolutely sucks," Marivi Weidman said of her husband's nasty leg-break in UFC. "Everything went well" with the surgery, she added.
The UFC power couple made their comments after a wild night in which Jake Paul received the wrath of 15,000 people chanting: "F--- Jake Paul."
After he was stopped by police officers on February 11, Mark Nye, 34, told the officers that his name was the UFC champion fighter.
The middleweight was stretchered out of the arena and lost a fight without opponent Uriah Hall throwing one strike, as he suffered a brutal injury.
Watch Rose Namajunas annihilate Weili Zhang with a 75-second KO weeks after she made anti-communist comments. "Better dead than red."
Watch one of the most brutal wins of Kamaru Usman's career as he obliterated Jorge Masvidal with ease. "They said they wanted violence."
Paul has been warring with the UFC fighter on Twitter, and Cormier isn't having it. "This dude would never fight me," he said. "I would kill him."
Endeavor is selling 21.3 million shares between $23 and $24 per share in hopes of raising $511.2 million from its initial public offering.
The UFC boss recently said he didn't make any bet with Snoop Dogg because the odds weren't in his favor.
McGregor will score sweet and bloody revenge when he fights Poirier for the third time later this year, Paddy Pimblett told Insider.
Conor McGregor gets his chance in Las Vegas to avenge the heavy knockout loss Dustin Poirier inflicted on him earlier this year.
"Dana [White], I'm ready to fight for you," the fan said, before being dragged away by UFC security.
If Ngannou, the hardest-hitter in UFC history, fought Jones, the event could become one of the best-selling ever.
Watch a new UFC champion get crowned as Francis Ngannou, who endured child labor in Cameroon and homelessness in France, finally realizes a dream.
Watch Jake Paul lash out at the two-time MMA champion Ben Askren, who told him he'd "do a homicide on him" in the street, if he wanted to.
St. Pierre said McGregor needs coaches to tell him what to do and that he shouldn't be the boss of his own training camps.
Watch Julija Stoliarenko get stretchered out of the event after fainting. The UFC women's fighter has since issued a statement saying she's fine.
"HE REMAINS AND WILL FIGHT TO THE END!" - the strongman leader said of Khamzat Chimaev after a phone call to the retired UFC star.
Francis Ngannou is the hardest-hitting heavyweight in UFC history and though Ciryl Gane described those shots as a whip, he's happy to fight him soon.
Aspinall told Insider he couldn't really see during his latest UFC bout - a stunning second-round submission win over UFC veteran Andrei Arlovski.
"If [Conor McGregor] has a fight with Manny Pacquiao, he can actually beat him," according to the former heavyweight champ George Foreman.
Ketlen Vieira endured a bloody day at the office Saturday. She lost a three-round decision to Yana Kunitskaya at a UFC show in Las Vegas. Warning: graphic photo below. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. A women’s MMA fighter called Ketlen Vieira was left wearing a mask of blood after […]
Knockout artist Derrick Lewis scored the 12th KO of his UFC career Saturday. He hit Curtis Blaydes with a brutal uppercut, then landed another two shots when he was unconscious. Watch the finish, and final two blows, right here. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Heavy-hitting American heavyweight Derrick Lewis […]
Watch Julian Erosa add a first-round flying knee to his highlight-reel with a crumpling knockout win over Nate Landwehr.
Tom Aspinall has sparred hundreds of rounds with boxing champion Tyson Fury and foresees a similar path to UFC gold for himself.
Brian Kelleher shared a grisly photograph of him getting stitched-up days after a UFC loss. During Kelleher’s bout Saturday, his face was sliced open by a Ricky Simon elbow strike. WARNING: Do not read this story if you don’t want to see the photo. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
Khamzat Chimaev is still suffering from lingering COVID effects months after testing positive. The fighter is one of the hottest prospects in the UFC but thought “he was going to die.” The UFC is flying him from Europe to the USA so he can receive treatment there. Visit Insider’s homepage […]
Jake Paul said it will be hard for him to get boxing matches after he batters Ben Askren. People will start thinking: “Do we want to lose to the Disney channel actor?” he said. Regardless, he is still chasing boxing fights against Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor. Visit Insider’s homepage […]
Julian Marquez used his recent UFC win as a platform to ask Miley Cyrus for a date, and she responded. But he then issued a demand and it looked like he had screwed up. “Everything is going to work out the way you guys want it to work out,” he […]
The greatest MMA love story of the year couldn’t even last a day. Julian Marquez won a UFC fight and then looked into the camera to ask Miley Cyrus for a date. She had one demand. He didn’t do what she asked. Now it looks as if it’s over. Visit […]
Kamaru Usman found a kindred spirit in Michael Jordan when he watched ‘The Last Dance.’ The UFC champ also said he wants to rematch Jorge Masvidal so he can finish him off. Usman was talking to reporters after beating Gilbert Burns on Saturday. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Kamaru […]
Julian Marquez won a UFC fight and then asked Miley Cyrus to be his valentine. A reporter then asked Marquez why he was so interested in Cyrus. He gave a list of reasons and said he was confident she would return the love. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. One […]
A UFC fighter Julian Marquez won by stunning submission on Saturday. He then got on the mic and used the platform to ask Miley Cyrus for a date. It was not long before Cyrus responded. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. A UFC fighter used his victory speech to ask […]
Polyana Viana won her UFC fight Saturday by brutal armbar submission. The Brazilian fighter bent Mallory Martin’s arm in a way an arm should never be bent. Watch the brilliant finish right here. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Polyana Viana submitted Mallory Martin by bending her arm in a […]
Kamaru Usman just added another big name to the winning column on his impressive record. The UFC welterweight champion retained his title with a third-round stoppage against Gilbert Burns. Watch highlights right here. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. One of the UFC’s most dominant champions, Kamaru Usman, finished Gilbert […]
Frankie Edgar couldn’t remember a single thing in the immediate aftermath of his recent loss. The UFC legend was brutally KO’d just 28 seconds into his bantamweight match against Cory Sandhagen. Before long, though, he gradually regained his memory. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Frankie Edgar says he struggled […]
Khabib Nurmagomedov said he’ll be relieved when he finally vacates the UFC lightweight title. The Russian wrestler retired after he choked Justin Gaethje unconscious last year. Nurmagomedov said Dustin Poirier would make a fitting new champion at 155-pounds. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Khabib Nurmagomedov said he’ll be “relieved” […]
Ian Heinisch returns to the Octagon for the biggest UFC bout of his life Saturday. The next day he celebrates seven years of freedom as he’s twice been sent to jail for drug offences. Heinisch told Insider his story ahead of his UFC 258 middleweight bout against Kelvin Gastelum. Visit […]
A 6th-grade teacher scored a 26-second KO in the UFC on Saturday. He hinted that his kids sometimes give him attitude regardless of his status as a fighter. Regardless, they better have gotten their homework done when he returns to the classroom. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Ode Osbourne […]
Alexander Volkov said he saw Alistair Overeem choke on his blood in their fight Saturday. “I heard that it was hard for him to take a breath,” Volkov said after bludgeoning Overeem. Victory sees the Russian heavyweight edge closer toward a UFC title shot. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
Frankie Edgar was knocked out in 28 seconds from a flying knee at a UFC event Saturday. The Nevada State Commission slapped him with a two-month suspension to ensure he recovers. The commission issued suspensions to 16 of the 24 fighters competing in Las Vegas. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
Ode Osbourne scored a 26-second knockout win Saturday. It was a much-needed win for the American MMA fighter as he rebounded from a loss on his UFC debut. Watch it right here. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Ode Osbourne scored a 26-second knockout after punching his UFC opponent into […]
Alexander Volkov edged closer to a UFC title shot. Volkov broke Alistair Overeem’s nose Saturday at a behind-closed-doors MMA show in Las Vegas. The Russian may now be one more win away from a shot at the championship. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Heavy-handed Russian Alexander Volkov edged closer […]
American fighter Devonte Smith won his Saturday UFC bout via doctor stoppage. Smith’s striking was so powerful it forced his opponent’s eye to swell like a golf ball. He then told reporters he’d “get blazed and chill” to celebrate. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. An American knockout artist called […]
Cory Sandhagen was given a cash bonus for his highlight-reel flying knee knockout. The 28-second finish sent the UFC legend Frankie Edgar into unconsciousness. Watch it right here. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Cory Sandhagen was rewarded with a cash bonus after his ingenious flying knee knockout over the […]
Justin Jaynes suffered a gruesome injury during a second-round UFC loss Saturday. Devonte Smith rained strikes onto Jaynes while they were on the floor. A doctor prevented Jaynes from continuing because a swelling was so severe it slammed one eye shut. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Justin Jaynes suffered […]
Cory Sandhagen KO’d Frankie Edgar with an astounding flying knee in less than 30 seconds. It was the second fastest flying knee KO in UFC history. After the fight, Sandhagen said he’s ready for a title shot. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Cory Sandhagen brought hell to Frankie Edgar […]
Molly McCann responded to Stephen A. Smith’s controversial comment on women fighting. The British UFC striker fights a flyweight match against Lara Procopio on Saturday. McCann told Insider that once she beats Procopio, she’s going to call out Smith. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. UFC fighter Molly McCann said […]
Conor McGregor has accepted that he deserved to lose to Dustin Poirier. McGregor said he was looking past Poirier and to a lucrative bout involving Manny Pacquiao. After his defeat, he now wants a trilogy bout with Poirier to settle their rivalry. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Conor McGregor […]
Prominent ESPN personality Stephen A. Smith said he doesn’t like women fighting. The presenter appeared on a podcast and was asked about women in executive roles. He went on a tangent about his distaste for women’s fights, attracting the ire of the MMA community. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
Mike Perry has apologised for all the times he’s said the N-word, saying: “You won’t hear it from me anymore.” The white UFC star used the word repeatedly in a 2020 video in which he can be seen punching an older man at a restaurant in Texas. He previously said […]
Prominent women’s fighter Megan Anderson has condemned male colleagues after they made “utterly degrading” comments about her. A fellow UFC fighter Casey Kenney discussed on a podcast whether he is sexually attracted to Anderson. “I guess MMA is a line of work where you can publicly talk about whether you’d […]
Manny Pacquiao is moving away from a crossover boxing rules match involving Conor McGregor. The Filipino fighter’s manager confirmed the news to a British tabloid this week, just days after McGregor’s third loss in as many years. “It looked like Conor looked past Dustin and got knocked out,” Sean Gibbons […]
Conor McGregor wants to fight Dustin Poirier in an immediate rematch, trainer John Kavanagh says. The Irishman on Saturday suffered a second-round knockout loss to Poirier, bringing their rivalry to 1-1. McGregor wants the trilogy bout to have the UFC lightweight title on the line, his coach says. Visit Insider’s […]
Conor McGregor was forbidden from competing in professional fighting for 180 days. The medical suspension follows his second-round knockout loss to Dustin Poirier on Saturday. The Irishman can have the suspension reduced once a doctor confirms his leg injuries have healed. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. FIGHT ISLAND â€” […]
Calvin Kattar was beaten so resoundingly earlier this month that Dana White was concerned he may die. “This reminds me of the kind of fight where the fight’s over he … f—— dies,” White said in a new video. The UFC boss ordered Kattar to go to a hospital shortly […]
Dustin Poirier hinted that he knew early in Saturday’s showdown that he would beat Conor McGregor. The American knocked the Irishman out in the second round after attacking his legs earlier in the bout. Poirier told reporters that the calf kicks were a premeditated strategy. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
Dustin Poirier just knocked Conor McGregor out cold Saturday at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi. It took a while for McGregor to recover, and when he was finally on his feet again, the Irishman could only limp around the Octagon. Poirier has gone through a gauntlet of opponents but […]
Warlley Alves humbled hometown hero Mounir Lazzez on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. The UFC veteran then got on the mic and called-out Nate Diaz. Alves said he doesn’t like “weed guys.” Diaz, famously, is a weed guy. Watch Alves finish Lazzez below. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. FIGHT […]
UFC fighters Mike Davis and Mason Jones went to war Wednesday on Fight Island. In the most fan-friendly bout on the preliminary card broadcast on ESPN+, Davis out-pointed Jones. The American then appeared to downplay his British opponent. Davis said he had the clear power advantage and that Jones was […]
Max Holloway could become the best fighter to ever compete in MMA, Khabib Nurmagomedov believes. Holloway recently dominated Calvin Kattar on Fight Island, and is only going to get better. “I think … in future, [he will] become maybe the best fighter of all time,” Nurmagomedov said. Visit Insider’s homepage […]
Calvin Kattar is banned from fighting for six months after losing in brutal fashion to Max Holloway Saturday Holloway landed a UFC-record number of strikes on Kattar, and beat him so bad UFC boss Dana White forced Kattar to go to the hospital. Medical suspensions are commonplace in combat sports, […]
Fast-rising UFC star Lerone Murphy returns to the Octagon on Wednesday for a featherweight match on Fight Island. The undefeated Brit has a backstory that is so surreal even Hollywood may struggle to do it justice. When he was 21 he survived a drive-by shooting in broad daylight, spat bullets […]
Conor McGregor just arrived on Fight Island in style ahead of his lightweight fight against Dustin Poirier on Saturday. The former two-weight UFC champion chartered a yacht from Dubai and was then chaperoned in a Rolls Royce to the entrance of the 5-star W Hotel in Abu Dhabi. It is […]
Conor McGregor said he’s a watcher of YouTube boxers like Jake Paul. The creator has fought in two pro bouts to date, winning both by knockout including a November demolition of former NBA player Nate Robinson. The following month, Paul dropped a sweary, call-out video in which he insulted McGregor’s […]
Alessio di Chirico scored one of the best knockouts at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night, knocking out Joaquin Buckley in brutal fashion. Rather than celebrate the victory, the Italian welterweight gave a standoffish interview in the middle of the Octagon, ignored media questions at a press conference, and even gave Dana […]
Conor McGregor would welcome a trilogy bout against his long-time rival Nate Diaz. McGregor and Diaz have a 1-1 record against one another, with the Irishman losing by rear-naked choke in 2016 before winning a decision in a rematch four months later. “I’d love to compete against Diaz,” McGregor said. […]
Fans return to a UFC event Saturday for the first time in 10 months. UFC events were paused for six weeks early into the coronavirus pandemic but restarted in May behind-closed-doors. The UFC then held domestic shows at its UFC Apex studio and international events in Abu Dhabi using Fight […]