UFC featherweight Conor McGregor will return to action at UFC 178 on September 27 to take on No. 6-ranked Dustin Poirier. UFC officials announced the match-up on Wednesday. more
Days after headlining a UFC show in his home country, Irish featherweight Conor McGregor is headed for Las Vegas to make his PPV debut.
After Conor McGregor (15-2) dispatched Diego Brandao in the UFC Fight Night Dublin main event, the Irishman moved into the top 10 of the featherweight rankings -- well, technically 11th if you count the champion Jose Aldo -- and fans were left wondering what was next for the outspoken and highly entertaining prospect. It took only 3 days for us to find out the a more
UFC 177 will be headlined by two title fights.
Demetrious Johnson, the first-ever UFC flyweight champion, is set to put his 125-pound title on the line against Chris Cariaso in the co-main event of the pay-per-view card in Sacramento, California, on August 30. Yahoo! Sports first reported the bout.
UFC 177 will be headlined by an immediate rematch between T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao for the bantamweight championship.
Johnson (20-2-1) quickly returns to the Octagon less than three months follo more
Featherweight title contender Conor McGregor is expected to look good against the off-kilter Diego Brandao in Dublin this weekend. Can Diego use his special brand of crazy to pull off the upset?
Conor McGregor vs. Diego Brandao Featherweight
A Brief History of How Brandao Inexplicably Ended up Here
Credit to Diego Brandao for stepping up, but sooner or later the UFC has to realize that maybe it's best to not have your good fighters fighting on such short notice. Granted, Cole Miller pulled out a more
DUBLIN – Done, done, on to the next one for Conor McGregor. Now, will Dustin Poirier be next up for “Notorious” at UFC 178 in Las Vegas?Filed under: News, UFC more
UFC President Dana White, however, is not ready to commit.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight attraction Conor McGregor was able to put his money where his mouth is by stopping Diego Brandao in the main event of UFC Fight Night 46 (full results here), which took place last Saturday (July 19, 2014) live on Fight Pass from the O2 Arena in Dublin, Ireland.
Dustin Poirier was not impressed.
In fact, the No. 6-ranked "Diamond" is looking to become the first man under the ZUFFA umbrell more
Fresh off his big UFC Dublin win, Conor McGregor scoffs at talk from Dustin Poirier about wanting to face him.
Conor McGregor may or may not be more than a match for any Featherweight in the Octagon, but he's definitely the #1 trash talker in the division. Dustin Poirier just found out what it means to initiate trash talk with the Irish Mouth after he issued a challenge to McGregor following UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Brandao.
Here's what Poirier said to Bloody Elbow alum Duane Finley, "My ne more
After picking up a win in front of his countrymen, Conor McGregor has no shortage of options for his next fight in the UFC.
That's due in large part to the brash comments McGregor has made on a regular basis since joining the UFC's ranks. One man who wouldn't mind "whipping his a--" is Dustin Poirier. Matt Erickson of MMA Junkie has the response from McGregor, and it's what most people would expect from the Irishman. That would be perfect for me. His teammate Cole Miller, he pulled out. You’re t more
Conor McGregor wants to jump the line in the UFC featherweight division. As you might expect in a case like this, that's not going to happen without a fight.
Before, during and after McGregor's stirring first-round TKO of Diego Brandao at UFC Fight Night 46 in Dublin Saturday, a new and very dangerous challenger revealed himself to the Irish sensation: young up-and-comer Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier.
On Monday, Poirier took his challenge to a new level, crushing McGregor's UFC bona fides down th more