Conor McGregor’s father, Tony McGregor, discusses his son’s rise to UFC stardom.
Not only will Ireland's own Conor McGregor have the incontrovertible support his countrymen when he steps into the cage on Saturday night in Dublin, he will also have the unwavering patronage of his father, Tony McGregor.
McGregor Sr., unlike most others, got to see the young Irish featherweight grow into the blossoming fighter from a ripe young age, and watched him persevere through the trials and tribulations that read news >>
In the beginning there was only Chael Sonnen.
It was inevitable others would follow.
A middleweight firebrand whose gift for talking the talk superseded his (admittedly formidable) ability to walk the walk, Sonnen went from journeyman to headliner virtually overnight, riding an over-the-top pro wrestling persona to three title shots and a prime spot on Fox television. Sonnen was brash in a sport where most men did their talking in the ring. He was confrontational in a sport where most fighters m read news >>
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SAO PAULO -- When the UFC announced the complete cast of heavyweights for the third season of the Ultimate Fighter in Brazil, Vitor Miranda was immediately considered the favorite to advance to the finale. He did it with two TKO victories, but it would never have happened if he had decided to stop fighting in 2011.
Miranda lived in Florida, when his son Igor, 4, was found dead inside the pool. It was his birthday, and the family was devastated. The MMA fighter returned to Brazil, and considered read news >>
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As recently as this past Thursday, Justin Frazier didn’t know if he would be able to continue his MMA career this month. His son, who has been through a heart transplant and lymphoma treatments during his short 21-month life, was experiencing seizures.Filed under: Bellator, (...) read news >>
Monday's edition of MMAWeekly Radio is dedicated to the popular FX outlaw biker drama "Sons of Anarchy" with three of the show's top stars joining us to talk about the fifth season. read news >>
Sons of Anarchy actor Harold Perrineau and the world of mixed martial arts go back a long, long way. read news >>
Sons of Anarchy star and MMA fan Harold Perrineau highlights Tuesday's edition of MMAWeekly Radio along with Strikeforce competitors Gilbert Melendez and Pat Healy. read news >>
Sons of Anarchy star Theo Rossi admits what was once a casual interest in MMA has turned into a full blown obsession in what has become his new favorite sport. read news >>
'Sons of Anarchy' star and huge MMA fan Theo Rossi highlights Wednesday's edition of MMAWeekly Radio along with the Sports Lab's Phil Claud and fighter Ian Loveland. read news >>
Dan Miller had to withdraw from the UFC 152 fight card due to his son finally being granted a badly needed kidney transplant surgery, but Sean Pierson already has a new opponent. read news >>
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UFC president Dana White explains why "The Ultimate Fighter: Live" landed on Friday nights and how working with FX is different than working with Spike TV.
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