Britain's most decorated Winter Olympian Lizzy Yarnold on Monday announced her retirement from skeleton, saying she was "ready for a new chapter" in her life. The first Briton to retain a Winter Games title when she won gold at Pyeongchang 2018, the 29-year-old now plans to help the country
Author: Reuters
Posted: October 16, 2018, 12:06 am
Though Conor McGregor lost the biggest fight in UFC history when Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated him at UFC 229 on Oct. 6 in Las Vegas, he still hasn't sat down with his coach to hash out what went wrong.
Author: MMA Weekly
Posted: October 15, 2018, 4:30 pm
The aftermath of UFC 229 doesn't concern Khabib Nurmagomedov, because he's ready to fight Floyd Mayweather.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: October 15, 2018, 3:37 pm
UFC dual-division champion Daniel Cormier is slated to put his heavyweight title on the line opposite Derrick Lewis in the UFC 230 main event on Nov. 3 at Madison Square Garden. He admittedly wouldn't be fighting in New York had UFC officials tried to force him to give Stipe Miocic a rematch.  Cormier
Author: MMA Weekly
Posted: October 15, 2018, 12:00 pm
Perhaps the drama we’ve seen between McGregor and Nurmagomedov this year is simply the end result of having a Hollywood agency get into the fight business.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: October 14, 2018, 11:39 pm
Who better to get the Dallas Cowboys ready for the Jags than Conor McGregor?
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: October 14, 2018, 10:00 pm
(Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) Fedor Emelianenko has faced his ups and downs since the demise of Pride FC, at one point losing three consecutive fights. Having retired at one point, Fedor is now 7-1 in his last eight bouts, but hasn't looked any better than at Bellator 208, where he easily
Author: MMA Weekly
Posted: October 14, 2018, 8:02 pm
Emelianenko's win sets up the fight that Bellator probably had hoped to get when the tournament began.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: October 14, 2018, 4:20 am
At 42 years of age, Fedor Emelianenko is about to compete for another heavyweight championship. On Saturday night in New York, "The Last Emperor" put away Chael Sonnen with a first round TKO to move into the finals of the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix. The former PRIDE champion was the last
Author: MMA Weekly
Posted: October 14, 2018, 4:10 am
Rapper 50 Cent offered to pay Khabib Nurmagomedov $2 million in cash to leave the UFC and join rival Bellator in an Instagram post on Friday. Nurmagomedov's $2 million fight purse was withheld after chaos broke out following his fourth-round submission of returning UFC star Conor McGregor. "
Author: Reuters
Posted: October 13, 2018, 6:53 pm
Ronda Rousey had thoughts on Conor McGregor, and also on UFC's approach to fight promotion and punishment.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: October 13, 2018, 6:38 pm
(Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) Bellator light heavyweight champion Ryan Bader punched his ticket to the Heavyweight Grand Prix Finals by dominating fellow UFC veteran Matt Mitrione in the Bellator 207 main event. Sergei Kharitonov finished Roy Nelson in the co-main event. Bader will now face
Author: MMA Weekly
Posted: October 13, 2018, 3:50 pm
It would be easy to see Jon Jones as a blatant cheater, a guy with a reckless disregard for the UFC’s anti-doping rules who did whatever he could to enhance his body and perform better in his fights. Except that it is not true.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: October 12, 2018, 7:22 pm
Conor McGregor may have been defeated at UFC 229 but he's not giving up hope that he could beat Khabib Nurmagomedov if they met again.
Author: MMA Weekly
Posted: October 12, 2018, 3:25 pm
It could be the last appearance of one of the sport’s greatest stars. That, more than any expectation of a dynamic performance, is more than enough reason to watch.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: October 11, 2018, 11:01 pm
Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov will receive suspensions from the NSAC for their actions during a brawl at UFC 229.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: October 11, 2018, 10:50 pm
Daniel Cormier celebrates his victory over Stipe Miocic in their UFC heavyweight championship fight at UFC 226 inside T-Mobile Arena on July 7, 2018 in Las Vegas. The “Champ-Champ� is soon-to-be no more and it’s looking like that’s the way it’s going to be in the modern UFC. Twice in the last two years
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: October 11, 2018, 8:17 pm
Since the moment he made McGregor tap his submission at UFC 229, Nurmagomedov has made bad move after bad move.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: October 11, 2018, 6:56 pm
UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor has shattered all previous UFC pay-per-view records.  Early industry reports are that UFC 229 is expected to close at around 2.4 million pay-per-view buys, which easily eclipses any other event in UFC history, according to industry insider Dave Meltzer. The next closest event
Author: MMA Weekly
Posted: October 11, 2018, 5:59 pm
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov on Thursday issued a statement addressing the UFC, threatening to break his contract and forfeit the $2 million paycheck that is being withheld. Nurmagomedov and his team have been in a longstanding feud with Conor McGregor and his team, which includes McGregor
Author: MMA Weekly
Posted: October 11, 2018, 5:57 pm
Khabib Nurmagomedov blisters the UFC for its double standards and threatens to leave without his paycheck.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: October 11, 2018, 3:14 pm
When the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix lineup was announced, Ryan Bader was one of the more surprising entries considering he's spent his entire fighting career competing at 205 pounds. In fact, Bader made an immediate impact after joining the Bellator MMA roster by becoming light heavyweight
Author: MMA Weekly
Posted: October 11, 2018, 12:00 pm
Jon Jones will reportedly face Alexander Gustafsson in a rematch at UFC 232 in December, according to MMA Junkie.
Author: Sports Illustrated
Posted: October 10, 2018, 10:30 pm
Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson will square off at UFC 232.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: October 10, 2018, 7:23 pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin met and congratulated Russia's Khabib Nurmagomedov on Wednesday after he retained his UFC lightweight title against Conor McGregor in a bout overshadowed by a post-fight brawl. Nurmagomedov's brutal submission victory over Ireland's McGregor on Saturday was
Author: Reuters
Posted: October 10, 2018, 5:59 pm
Putin told the fighter he won "worthily" and "convincingly."
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: October 10, 2018, 5:38 pm
Officials have re-shuffled the deck after inking a deal for heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier to put his belt on the line against Derrick Lewis.
Author: MMA Weekly
Posted: October 10, 2018, 3:52 pm
Derrick Lewis is making a quick turnaround, going from a last-minute win over Alexander Volkov at UFC 229 to stepping into a last-minute title shot at UFC 230.
Author: MMA Weekly
Posted: October 10, 2018, 3:15 pm
Though Nate Diaz had been slated to make his first trip to the Octagon in more than two years at UFC 230 on Nov. 3 at Madison Square Garden, his participation has been nixed from the fight card.
Author: MMA Weekly
Posted: October 10, 2018, 1:45 pm
Daniel Cormier and Derrick Lewis will headline UFC 230 in a heavyweight title fight on Nov. 3, UFC president Dana White told ESPN on Tuesday. The co-main event will be a lightweight fight between Nate Diaz (20-11) and Dustin Poirier (24-5). As a result of the newly scheduled main event, the women'
Author: Reuters
Posted: October 10, 2018, 2:51 am
The scheduled UFC 230 flyweight fight between Dustin Poirier and Nate Diaz is off because of an undisclosed injury to Poirier, ESPN reports.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: October 10, 2018, 2:18 am
The hits just keep on coming for UFC 230, as the co-main event has now been scrapped after Dustin Poirier suffered an injury in training that will force him out of his fight against Nate Diaz.
Author: MMA Weekly
Posted: October 10, 2018, 2:02 am
With the UFC in desperation mode with UFC 230 less than a month away in New York City and without a headlining worthy main event, Tyron Woodley tried to get early clearance to fight at Madison Square Garden. Instead of swooping in to save the day, Woodley was whisked into the doctor's office to
Author: MMA Weekly
Posted: October 9, 2018, 10:40 pm
Khabib Nurmagomedov had a very sophisticated plan to get back at Dana White if the UFC president stripped the lightweight champion of his belt: smashing his BMW.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: October 9, 2018, 9:46 pm
There are differences, to be sure, but the many similarities between the McGregor-Nurmagomedov rivalry and the Ali-Frazier rivalry are eerie.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: October 9, 2018, 9:32 pm
Dana White announced on Tuesday that Derrick Lewis will challenge Daniel Cormier for the heavyweight championship at UFC 230.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: October 9, 2018, 9:05 pm
The desperate need for a main event at UFC 230 has been solved by a last minute heavyweight fight being made between champion Daniel Cormier and No. 2 ranked contender Derrick Lewis for Nov. 3 in New York. Sources close to the matchup confirmed the fight was a done deal for UFC 230 following an initial
Author: MMA Weekly
Posted: October 9, 2018, 9:04 pm
Following the UFC 229 post-fight brawl that Khabib Nurmagomedov ignited on Saturday night in Las Vegas, his immediate future rests in the hands of the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Following his fourth-round submission of Conor McGregor, Nurmagomedov got into a heated exchange with the Irishman&apos
Author: MMA Weekly
Posted: October 9, 2018, 5:38 pm
Conor McGregor was among the fighters medically suspended following UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor, which took place on Saturday, Oct. 6, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov continuously put McGregor on his back and pummeled him, until finally forcing him to submit
Author: MMA Weekly
Posted: October 9, 2018, 4:13 pm
While the focus following UFC 229's post-fight brawl has been squarely on lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, it appears Conor McGregor is going to receive the Nevada State Athletic Commission's attention as well. The NSAC withheld Nurmagomedov's $2 million purse on fight night.
Author: MMA Weekly
Posted: October 9, 2018, 3:02 pm
In the aftermath of the brawl that followed Khabib Nurmagomedov's UFC 229 victory over Conor McGregor on Saturday in Las Vegas, the Nevada State Athletic Commission plans to file complaints against both fighters. Commission chairman Anthony Marnell told ESPN on Monday that the board is investigating
Author: Reuters
Posted: October 9, 2018, 4:25 am
Khabib Nurmagomedov received a hero's welcome at home in a stadium packed with thousands of fans celebrating his championship.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: October 9, 2018, 12:57 am
Though trending data ahead of UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor pointed to 3-million-plus pay-per-view buys, UFC president Dana White admitted on Monday that it didn't live up to that magic mark. Just a quick scan through social media feeds and Youtube videos would be enough to indicate the enormity
Author: MMA Weekly
Posted: October 8, 2018, 10:33 pm
Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor are facing official complaints amid an investigation into the brawl after Nurmagomedov's win at UFC 229 on Saturday in Las Vegas.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: October 8, 2018, 10:04 pm
Khabib Nurmagomedov dominated Conor McGregor in the UFC 229 main event on Saturday in Las Vegas, but the Irishman is already calling for a rematch. Nurmagomedov took McGregor to the canvas throughout the fight, where he constantly worked his smother ground-and-pound attack, eventually submitting him
Author: MMA Weekly
Posted: October 8, 2018, 9:12 pm
Khabib Nurmagomedov is facing possible fines and suspensions for actions following his UFC 229 win, but his father's wrath might be the biggest punishment of them all.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: October 8, 2018, 6:35 pm
(Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) After defeating Anthony Pettis at UFC 229 on Saturday night in Las Vegas, Tony Ferguson declared that he is the champ, and wants a UFC lightweight title fight for his next bout. He makes a solid claim for a shot at the title, although a dark cloud currently hangs
Author: MMA Weekly
Posted: October 8, 2018, 3:00 pm
Conor McGregor has come to a career crossroads as a fighter.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: October 8, 2018, 6:18 am
(Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) At the UFC 229 Post-Fight Press Conference on Saturday night, company president Dana White spoke about how the brawl involving Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor reminded him of the chaos that erupted after the Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield fight in Las
Author: MMA Weekly
Posted: October 8, 2018, 4:02 am
(Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) So what did Dana White say to Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov after the post-fight brawl at UFC 229 in Las Vegas?
Author: MMA Weekly
Posted: October 7, 2018, 11:30 pm