World Martial Arts News

First Rule of Chinese Fight Club: No Karaoke

In Chengdu, the owners of the “Monster Private War Club” want to make fighting cool. But to stay open, they also need to keep it respectable.

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:09:48 GMT

Review: The Ring Is a Cage in Every Sense in ‘The Cage Fighter’

This documentary suggests that boxing-movie clichés may simply be true to life.

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 12:00:01 GMT

Conor McGregor Keeps Out of the Octagon but Stays in the Headlines

Since the fighter’s big payday in August, there has been speculation about whether he will ever fight again and an apology for his behavior at a friend’s bout.

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 15:32:40 GMT

Georges St. Pierre Chokes Out Michael Bisping at U.F.C. 217

St. Pierre, returning after a 4-year absence, ended U.F.C. 217 by reasserting himself as a top star in the sport.

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 15:51:00 GMT

Conor McGregor’s Baby Suits Up in Custom Threads Ahead of Fight

The M.M.A. champion has a passion for custom-made suits -- and his 3-month-old son is following in his fashionable footsteps.

Sat, 26 Aug 2017 14:16:37 GMT

The Honor of Boxing Is at Stake

If Conor McGregor manages to hold his own with Floyd Mayweather Jr., it will bruise an already bruised sport.

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 23:00:14 GMT

Parsing the Mayweather-McGregor Hype

The Times figures how to cover an event in which the real scorecard might be the amount of revenue generated.

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 22:43:44 GMT

Watch McGregor vs. Mayweather? You’ll Likely Have to Pay

The fight will be available through Showtime Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass PPV in the United States. Or you can head to your local sports bar.

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 16:24:17 GMT

Dana White: Jon Jones’s Career Might Be Over After Failed Drug Test

The U.F.C. said that Jones had a potential drug violation stemming from a sample collected the day before his title fight against Daniel Cormier last month.

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 02:00:56 GMT

Hollywood Image-Makers Work Their Magic on U.F.C. Brawlers

The entertainment-industry powerhouse WME/IMG is trying to make a violent sport more presentable.

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:05:23 GMT


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