Conor McGregor inks deal for January comeback

More Sports Nov 20, 2020

Conor McGregor inks deal for January comeback

Conor McGregor is set to reverse his latest flirtation with retirement with a fight against Dustin Poirier in January, the Irish mixed martial arts star said Thursday. A statement on McGregor's news website, TheMacLife.com, said the 155-pound (70-kg) contest would take place on Jan. 23, ...

Manny Pacquiao and Conor McGregor to fight in 2021

Boxing Sep 27, 2020

Manny Pacquiao and Conor McGregor to fight in 2021

Philippine boxing champion Manny Pacquiao will face former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor in the ring next year, and part of proceeds from the fight will go to coronavirus victims in his country, his office said on Saturday. Both fighters are "getting ready for this ...

Boxer Floyd Mayweather joins RIZIN

More Sports Nov 5, 2018

Boxer Floyd Mayweather joins RIZIN

by Mayuko Ono

Floyd Mayweather has won world titles in five different weight classes and is 50-0 in an unparalleled boxing career, but the American could be set for a stunning detour into the world of mixed martial arts after signing with Japanese promoters RIZIN Fighting Federation. The ...

More Sports Oct 16, 2018

Former UFC champ Eddie Alvarez joins One Championship

Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has signed with One Championship, the growing Asia-based mixed martial arts promotion. One Championship announced its highest-profile free agent signing to date Monday night. The 34-year-old Alvarez (29-6) is a respected veteran who has held the 155-pound (70.3-kg) title in ...