Tag: UFC

GSP Wins Middleweight Title in UFC Comeback

NEW YORK (AP) —Georges St. Pierre returned from a four-year layoff to choke out Michael Bisping to win the middleweight championship in the main event of UFC 217.

Conor McGregor Apologizes for Using Gay Slur

Conor McGregor is a man who makes no apology for what he says or does, with certain exceptions. The UFC star and lightweight champion was recently caught on camera using a gay slur, and is trying to make amends for it.

Two Title Bouts Headline UFC 216 in Vegas After Shooting

Demetrious Johnson chasing an unprecedented 11th title defense and a headline fight that could decide Conor McGregor’s next opponent top a UFC 216 card set for Saturday in Las Vegas, an event playing out in a city still reeling from a mass shooting in which 58 people were killed and nearly 500 were injured.

40-year-old Floyd Mayweather walked away from boxing as the welterweight champion in 2015

Mayweather ‘Out of Retirement for McGregor’: MMA

Los Angeles (AFP) – Retired unbeaten boxing champion Floyd Mayweather says that when it comes to a possible big-money fight with Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor, he is “out of retirement.”

Floyd Mayweather Working Hard to Sell Matchup Against Conor McGregor as a Fair Fight

So, I believe I started my breakdown of a possible Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing matchup by calling it a no good, very bad situation for the UFC. Their most prized, visible, and lucrative fighter would be embarrassed on the largest PPV event in recorded human history, resulting in a massive pay day for McGregor and tremendous loss of prestige for the UFC.

Deadspin Editor Challenges Cruz Supporters to UFC Fight, Actual UFC Fighter Responds

The Twitter muscles are strong in this one. Tim Marchman, editor at Deadspin, reacted angrily when Senator Ted Cruz clowned his website on Tuesday. After his site told Ted Cruz to “eat shit,” following a simple light-hearted joke, Marchman must have figured that Deadspin hadn’t yet humiliated themselves to the degree at which they are truly capable.