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MMA: Artem Lobov makes bare-knuckle debut as combat sports go mainstream

Nicknamed the "Russian Hammer", Lobov told Reuters he had accepted a big payday from the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship to fight another UFC veteran, Jason Knight, on a pay-per-view card in Biloxi, Mississippi on Saturday. 

Apr 05, 2019, 17:43 PM IST

Mixed Martial Arts: ''Retired'' Conor McGregor hints at return

Two weeks ago, the twice Ultimate Fighting Championship title-holder sent shockwaves around the sporting world by saying he was retiring on Twitter.

Apr 04, 2019, 18:49 PM IST

Conor McGregor announces shock retirement from Mixed Martial Arts

His announcement comes in the wake of reports that UFC boss White had denied McGregor the main event slot at the upcoming event in Las Vegas scheduled for July 7. 

Mar 26, 2019, 16:56 PM IST

Varun Dhawan 'sad, happy' with Conor McGregor's retirement

Varun is now looking forward to the release of his forthcoming film 'Kalank'.

Mar 26, 2019, 12:24 PM IST

Sylvester Stallone believes Conor McGregor is at a crossroad in his life

McGregor was arrested in Miami Beach last week after a fan said that he smashed his phone and walked off with the shattered remains. 

Mar 18, 2019, 11:15 AM IST

Conor McGregor arrested in Florida for breaking fan's phone

McGregor, 30, was booked into the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center in Miami on suspicion of robbery and criminal mischief.

Mar 12, 2019, 10:19 AM IST

UFC 229: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Conor McGregor headlines promotion’s biggest fight in history

UFC’s (Ultimate Fighting championship) lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will defend his title against former two-division champ and No.1 contender Conor McGregor in the most anticipated fight in the promotion’s history in UFC 229 at Las Vegas.

Oct 06, 2018, 21:44 PM IST

Mixed martial arts star McGregor returns to court for NYC melee

At McGregor`s last court appearance, prosecutors said they were negotiating a plea deal with him and his co-defendant, Cian Cowley, also an Irish fighter.

Jul 26, 2018, 15:53 PM IST

Undefeated Thai 'dwarf giant' one win from Floyd Mayweather record

This spring Wanheng Menayothin could tie Mayweather's 50-0 record and enter boxing lore.

Feb 27, 2018, 11:45 AM IST

Sorry Manny Pacquiao, Conor Mcgregor wants an MMA fight next!

With speculation mounting regarding his fighting future and whether or not he will ever return to the Octagon, McGregor said he is putting his boxing career on hold for a bit and wants an MMA fight next.

Dec 16, 2017, 17:50 PM IST

Watch: Conor McGregor pushes referee, slaps MMA official

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) legend and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has sparked a huge controversy after attacking a referee in Dublin.

Nov 11, 2017, 16:37 PM IST

Conor McGregor wants to beat Cristiano Ronaldo as world's highest paid athlete

McGregor wants to top the Forbes 100 list of the world`s highest-paid athletes through a combination of new business ventures such as tailored suits and "Notorious" brand whiskey plus fight purses, pay-per-view and sponsorship revenue.

Nov 02, 2017, 23:45 PM IST

WATCH: Floyd Mayweather's punches that knocked out Conor McGregor

Former welterweight boxing champion Mayweather, who had emerged from a two-year retirement to take on the Irish mixed martial arts star, took his time to get going before dominating fourth round onwards.

Aug 28, 2017, 12:52 PM IST

Floyd Mayweather earned at least ₹37 Lakhs per second in Conor McGregor fight

Mayweather was slated to earn $100 million (₹640 crore) for the Sunday's Superfight against McGregor. The final amount after the match would also include revenue picked up from pay-per-view receipts, foreign sales and others.

Aug 27, 2017, 19:43 PM IST

Virat Kohli salutes Conor Mcgregor's fighting spirit with epic tweet

Mcgregor, who is a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter came into this match without any experience of a professional boxing match.

Aug 27, 2017, 15:44 PM IST

Floyd Mayweather beats Conor McGregor by technical knockout

Mayweather, who came out of retirement at 40 for the fight, improved to 50-0 to surpass heavyweight great Marciano`s 49-0 record for most wins without a loss or draw.

Aug 27, 2017, 10:44 AM IST

Floyd Mayweather defeats Conor McGregor: As it happened...

Dubbed as the 'Fight of the Millenium', the bout will take place on Saturday, August 26, at the 20,000-seater T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Aug 27, 2017, 09:11 AM IST

WATCH: Conor McGregor taunts Floyd Mayweather during weigh-in

The build-up to the T-Mobile Arena bout has at times resembled a soap opera but finally, at around 09:30 AM IST on Sunday, they will at last fight.

Aug 26, 2017, 10:46 AM IST

Conor McGregor has edge in weight and support over Floyd Mayweather

McGregor, who will be making his professional boxing debut, appeared out of the tunnel wrapped in an Irish flag, an Irish ballad playing as he slowly made his way to the stage.

Aug 26, 2017, 08:49 AM IST

Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor: When and what time is the fight in India?

The 12-round boxing contest which will be beamed to more than 200 countries and territories.

Aug 25, 2017, 17:03 PM IST