April 08, 2020 1:11 pm
Even as most sporting events have ground to a halt worldwide because of the highly contagious virus, Dana White, the UFC president, has insisted he can safely hold mixed-martial arts events.
April 07, 2020 7:58 pm
The organisation will resume its calendar with UFC 249 on April 18 and Dana White said he had also found a new venue for that event after the Barclays Center in New York was ruled out.
April 07, 2020 9:09 am
The mixed martial arts promotion announced the change to UFC 249′s main event bout Monday. Gaethje replaces lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov, who is apparently unable to leave Russia amid the pandemic.
April 02, 2020 4:36 pm
Khabib Nurmagomedov, who is unbeaten in his 28 professional fights, was scheduled to fight Tony Ferguson in the main event of UFC 249 before the pandemic threw the UFC’s schedule into upheaval.
March 19, 2020 12:17 pm
The New York State Athletic Commission said Wednesday morning that the coronavirus pandemic would keep the event out of New York.
March 08, 2020 2:01 am
Inspired by Jackie Chan, Tony Jaa and anime, Israel Adesanya took up martial arts and last month became the first fighter to become Kiwi sportsman of the year.
February 09, 2020 2:54 pm
Jon Jones (26-1-1) handed the fourth-ranked Dominick Reyes (12-1) his first loss, improving to 14-0 in title fights. He became the all-time leader in UFC title defenses, breaking the record previously held by Georges St-Pierre.
January 17, 2020 11:53 am
McGregor is promising a productive, active year from a fighter who still has fortune and fame but wants to reclaim the championships and the pride he lost.``I want to be the best version of myself,'' McGregor said.
December 03, 2019 3:22 pm
Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone is set for the fight of his MMA career when he takes on the returning Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 246 in January in Las Vegas.
November 30, 2019 4:19 pm
From smashing a bus window to using a homophobic slur to assaulting men both inside and outside the octagon, controversies have always surrounded Conor McGregor and his career.
November 05, 2019 7:16 am
The Rock and the president overshadowed a wildly entertaining card that had the Garden rocking in nearly every bout.