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Ex-UFC Fighter Rodrigo de Lima Dies at Age 26

Ex-UFC Fighter Rodrigo de Lima Dies at Age 26

Rodrigo de Lima, a former fighter in the UFC, died Sunday after being involved in an argument with a rideshare driver in Brazil. According to reports, de Lima had an argument and “altercation” with Uber driver Jefferson Roger Maciel Barata, which ended with de Lima leaving Barata’s vehicle on foot near a gas station in [...]

April 23, 2019 admin Headlines, MMA 0

Conor McGregor Announces Retirement on Twitter

Conor McGregor Announces Retirement on Twitter

In a shocking and unexpected twist, MMA fighter Conor McGregor announced his retirement over twitter in the early hours of Tuesday morning. This isn’t the first time McGregor has taken to Twitter to announce a surprising end to his career. In April 2016, McGregor also tweeted his retirement, weeks after losing to Nate Diaz in [...]

March 26, 2019 admin Headlines, MMA 0

UFC’s TJ Dillashaw Suspended 1 Year by NYSAC

UFC’s TJ Dillashaw Suspended 1 Year by NYSAC

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw has been suspended for one year by the New York State Athletic Commission and fined $10,000 for violations relating to the use of a prohibited substance. The suspension is retroactive to his January fight against Henry Cejudo. On Wednesday morning, Dillashaw took to Instagram to announce he had been flagged [...]

March 20, 2019 admin Headlines, MMA 0

Ex-NBA Player Royce White to Try MMA

Ex-NBA Player Royce White to Try MMA

Now that the former NBA player Royce White’s basketball days are over he is setting his sites on a new career, mixed martial arts. White, a first-round draft pick for the Houston Rockets in 2012, believes he could one day compete for the UFC’s heavyweight belt. “I’m one of the best athletes in the world,” [...]

February 28, 2019 admin Headlines, MMA 0

George Saint Pierre to Announce Retirement

George Saint Pierre to Announce Retirement

According to ESPN, UFC legend Georges St-Pierre is set to announce his retirement from MMA on Thursday after an unsuccessful bid to fight with UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. GSP dominated the 170-pound division for a long period of time between 2006 and 2013, before relinquishing the belt and stepping away from the sport after [...]

February 20, 2019 admin Headlines, MMA 0

McGregor Wants Exhibition Fight Against Nasukawa Before the Summer

McGregor Wants Exhibition Fight Against Nasukawa Before the Summer

In an exhibition match that took place on December 31st, Nasukawa was beaten by Floyd Mayweather in only 140 seconds and now Conor McGregor wants in on the action. In a subsequent tweet he said: “I’m the real Django no holds barred.” McGregor last fought at UFC 229, losing to lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedovby submission [...]

January 7, 2019 admin Headlines, MMA 0

Khabib Threatens to Leave UFC if Teammate is Fired

Khabib Threatens to Leave UFC if Teammate is Fired

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is defending his teammate involved in the UFC 229 fight that broke out after his victory against Conor McGregor. Khabib laid down an ultimatum via an Instagram post, threatening to leave UFC should any of his teammates who were involved in the post-main event incident be punished for their involvement. [...]

October 11, 2018 admin Headlines, MMA 0

Michael Chiesa is Suing Conor McGregor Over Bus Attack

Michael Chiesa is Suing Conor McGregor Over Bus Attack

UFC lightweight Michael Chiesa has filed a civil lawsuit against fellow lightweight Conor McGregor for the injuries allegedly incurred when McGregor threw a dolly through a bus window in April. Chiesa was scheduled to fight Anthony Pettis at UFC 223 but was forced to pull out due to the injuries he received in the bus [...]

September 11, 2018 admin Headlines, MMA 0

Nicco Montano Taken to Hospital, UFC Title Fight Off

Nicco Montano Taken to Hospital, UFC Title Fight Off

Nicco Montano’s first title defense has been canceled after the UFC women’s flyweight champion was taken to a hospital in Dallas. Her title fight, against Valentina Shevchenko, was canceled as a result and it is not yet known what bout will be promoted to the main card. As for Montano, here is what her team [...]

September 7, 2018 admin Headlines, MMA 0

McGregor Pleads Guilty, Won’t Go to Jail

McGregor Pleads Guilty, Won’t Go to Jail

Conor McGregor has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct as a result of a backstage incident that took place April 5th at Barclays Center. As part of his plea agreement criminal charges, including two felonies, were dropped and McGregor will not serve jail time or have a criminal record. Instead he will have to do 5 [...]

July 26, 2018 admin Headlines, MMA 0