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Fighters of All Kinds Want a Piece of Conor McGregor

Almost as quickly as McGregor dropped Donald Cerrone at U.F.C. 246, opponents lined up to be the next to face the Irish superstar.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:27:11 GMT

How Conor McGregor Beat Donald Cerrone at U.F.C. 246

Conor McGregor, the U.F.C.’s biggest star, stopped Donald Cerrone with a quick, explosive flurry of strikes.

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 17:57:45 GMT

Conor McGregor and U.F.C. Attempt a Shift Away from Heel Status

With some selective spin, the mixed-martial arts promotion has been billing its biggest star as past most of his legal troubles since a loss in October 2018.

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 06:00:07 GMT

Conor McGregor Silent When Asked About Sexual Assault Investigations

At a news conference, the U.F.C. star got help turning aside a question about two investigations in Ireland.

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 04:17:02 GMT

Meet the Kung Fu Nuns of Nepal

They cartwheel. They punch. And they are overturning centuries of tradition.

Fri, 08 Nov 2019 17:37:04 GMT

After U.F.C. 244, Could a Non-Title Rematch Be Next?

Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal both called for an immediate rematch after a doctor stopped their fight because of a bloody cut. Like that fight, it wouldn’t be for a championship.

Mon, 04 Nov 2019 08:00:14 GMT

It’s Not Like Trump Should Have to ‘Watch Very Boring Sports’

A president facing a fight of his own decides to watch one at Madison Square Garden.

Sun, 03 Nov 2019 23:24:10 GMT

Diaz a Reminder of U.F.C.’s Star Challenge

Nate Diaz, who fights this weekend at Madison Square Garden, is one of the U.F.C.’s top draws. The promotion isn’t as deep when it comes to stars for the future.

Fri, 01 Nov 2019 07:00:08 GMT

Nate Diaz Passed Drug Test and Can Fight Next Week, U.F.C. Says

Despite what the fighter himself suggested on Thursday, officials said he had not violated antidoping policy.

Sat, 26 Oct 2019 08:30:55 GMT

Nate Diaz May Be Out of U.F.C. 244 After Positive Drug Test

The fighter said he did not know what substance he tested positive for, but claimed he would be unable to face Jorge Masvidal. Conor McGregor has volunteered to take Diaz’s place.

Thu, 24 Oct 2019 23:36:21 GMT


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