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
UFC media panelists were impressed enough by Conor McGregor's showing last Saturday to give him a spot in the top 10 in the featherweight division.
The latest UFC rankings came out yesterday, and the biggest notable change coming out of the UFC Fight Night Dublin show was Conor McGregor making the top 10 of featherweight for the first time. It's a bit surprising that McGregor, who hasn't beaten a single ranked opponent en route to this spot, was rewarded as such, but I guess style points plays a more
When a fighter loses a title fight, he usually has to go back to the drawing board, see what went wrong and figure out how to come back stronger.
Some are able to do that very well and get back in title contention quickly. Others, like Frank Mir, don't do so well after a title loss.
With more divisions and fighters now than ever before, there are far more title fights and far more title contenders. Some contenders are ready for a second or maybe even a third shot at the belt. Let's see who they more
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It didn't take long for Legacy FC bantamweight champion Thomas Almeida to get his UFC call-up.
Bloody Elbow has profiled Thomas Almeida multiple times just within the past few months, and for good reason. The Chute Boxe talent has an astonishing 100% finish rate and a 17-0 record, with his 17th win coming last Friday at Legacy FC against Caio Machado for the promotion's bantamweight title. Not even a week after the 22-year-old scored his latest knockout win, the UFC came calling. MMA Fighting's more
The World Series of Fighting beat its previous record television audience record by 38 percent on Saturday night when 365,000 watched a show with three title fights on NBC Sports Network. Two weeks away from its highest profile event, the World Series of Fighting destroyed its previous television viewing record with Saturday night's show with three title matches.The WSOF 10 show did 365,000 viewers on NBC Sports Network in competition with boxing on Showtime and Glory on Spike. The company's pre more
The controversial loss still stings, but in the big scheme of things, Ross Pearson told MMAjunkie his split-decision defeat to Diego Sanchez “isn’t the end of the world.” But he’s definitely open to a rematch.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, (...) more