Askren retires, says he needs hip replacement

Ben Askren announced his retirement Monday, just a little more than a year after joining the UFC with considerable fanfare. “I’m retiring from the sport of MMA,” Askren said on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show on ESPN. “Frankly, I’m retiring from everything.” Askren, who said he’s had hip issues for the past “3-5 years-ish,” was coming off back-to-back losses, the most […]

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McGregor trains two-year-old son in adorable UFC session

Conor McGregor has offered his two-year-old son a glimpse into life as a UFC superstar. McGregor is working towards his UFC return and took some time out from training to put Conor Jnr through his paces. In an adorable video, the two-year-old is seen donning the heavy MMA gloves and throwing some punches at his superstar father. After slipping over […]

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Khabib says Conor needs 10 wins before rematch

MOSCOW — Khabib Nurmagomedov said Friday that Conor McGregor would need to win 10 straight fights to earn a rematch for his UFC title. McGregor hasn’t fought since Nurmagomedov beat him by submission for the UFC lightweight title in October last year. The Irish fighter last month outlined his plan for two fights leading up to a rematch with the […]

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Adesanya to Jones: Come fight me at 185 pounds

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is ready to fight light heavyweight champ Jon Jones, but only on one condition. “If he wants to fight me right now, come see me at 185 [pounds, the middleweight limit],” Adesanya said Monday on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show. “I’ll let him jump the queue, cuz he’s the champ at that weight class.” Adesanya reiterated […]

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Jorge Masvidal calls out 'f****** midget' Conor McGregor

‘I’ll f*ck that little guy up’: Jorge Masvidal calls out ‘f****** midget’ Conor McGregor after defeating Nate Diaz at UFC 244 Jorge Masvidal called Conor McGregor a *f****** midget* after his match  Masvidal defeated Nate Diaz via a TKO in the main event of UFC 244 on Sunday Masvidal claimed victory after the doctor ruled his opponent could not continue […]

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