American brawler Dustin Poirier overpowered Conor McGregor on Saturday in Las Vegas, winning their lightweight UFC trilogy fight by a TKO when the Irishman appeared to snap his left leg in the opening round.
A highly anticipated UFC 264 clash between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier on July 10.
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Cody Garbrandt did not fill into his evilest instincts against Rob Font in the main event of Saturday's UFC Fight Night
Irish Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Conor McGregor on Wednesday said that he stands with India in the country's fight against the Covid-19 pandemic
McGregor beat Poirier inside two minutes in September 2014 and just over two years later he became the first fighter to simultaneously hold two UFC titles
The Russian has retired unbeaten with an unbeaten professional record of 29-0. Nurmagomedov fighting for the first time since the death of his father this summer, produced a superb display to finish UFC interim champion Gaethje with triangle-choke and retain his lightweight title.
He was beaten earlier in the year.
Nurmagomedov holds the mixed martial arts record for the longest active undefeated streak, 28, which he is putting on the line on Saturday.
Two fights were scrapped from the event – one due to a late positive Covid-19 test and another after a fighter fainted before his scheduled walk out.
Calderwood was lined up to fight Valentina Shevchenko but the women’s 125lb champion pulled out with a leg injury and has since undergone surgery
The victor described it as “one of the most technical fights” he had contested.
The Liverpudlian has his sights set on Israel Adesanya
Event took place in Abu Dhabi
The 30-year-old Molly McCann will fight Brazil’s Taila Santos in Abu Dhabi in the early hours of Thursday morning
In an earlier bout, County Durham bantamweight Davey Grant survived a broken jaw in a knockout win over American Martin Day
The pair(Jorge Masvidal,Kamaru Usman) will face each other for the UFC welterweight championship at Fight Island.
White has finally got the ‘Fight Island’ he craved.
Conor McGregor declared he was “a bit bored by the game” as he announced his retirement.
McGregor unexpectedly called time on his career in the early hours of Sunday morning.
The Irishman has exited before but has a history of being drawn back.
The two-weight champion defended her featherweight title in spectacular fashion.
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