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How the UFC will keep moving despite Conor McGregor’s third retirement and the desires of two other stars

After UFC 250’s conclusion on June 6, Dana White wasn’t talking about the fights in the Octagon at the organization’s fifth event without fans. He was forced to discuss his … Continue Reading How the UFC will keep moving despite Conor McGregor’s third retirement and the desires of two other stars

Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou: Breaking down the potential superfight and booking the UFC’s outsiders

The UFC’s light heavyweight champion who has never been truly defeated, and one of the company’s hardest-hitting heavyweights who is considered a human highlight reel for his sheer power and … Continue Reading Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou: Breaking down the potential superfight and booking the UFC’s outsiders

What’s different about Conor McGregor’s return at UFC 246? Everything, and that’s why he’s primed for a busy 2020

In the buildup to Conor McGregor’s return to the Octagon against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone at UFC 246, something seems off. Fans didn’t see pre-fight antics, and they didn’t hear any … Continue Reading What’s different about Conor McGregor’s return at UFC 246? Everything, and that’s why he’s primed for a busy 2020

The battle outside of the cage: UFC fighters detail the anxiety they face away from the Octagon

There’s no question that MMA fighters are tough. Physically, being okay with taking a punch to the face or a kick to the leg or being able to fight back … Continue Reading The battle outside of the cage: UFC fighters detail the anxiety they face away from the Octagon