Stories tagged: ufc
UPDATED: Fri., April 24, 2020
The UFC is returning to competition on May 9 for three shows without fans in eight days in Jacksonville, Florida.
UPDATED: Sat., April 4, 2020
President Donald Trump has met by phone with many U.S. pro sports leaders to discuss how that industry has been affected by the global coronavirus pandemic.
UPDATED: Wed., April 1, 2020
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says he won’t leave quarantine in Russia to fight
Mon., March 16, 2020
The UFC has postponed its next three scheduled events through April 11, finally giving up on President Dana White’s plan to keep fighting amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Sat., March 14, 2020
The UFC staged a full fight card in an empty arena Saturday night in Brazil’s capital city, sticking to its plan to keep fighting in the face of the coronavirus …
Fri., March 13, 2020
The UFC is determined to fight on amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Fri., Jan. 24, 2020
Shadle Park graduate and budding UFC welterweight Michael Chiesa posted a picture Wednesday night from the mat room of North Carolina State University, his Spokane-based training team in tow.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 2, 2019
President Donald Trump was on his feet for the main event as Jorge Masvidal defeated a bloodied Nate Diaz via TKO before the fourth round at UFC 244 at Madison …
Sat., Sept. 7, 2019
Khabib Nurmagomedov stopped Dustin Poirier by submission in the third round Saturday night at UFC 242, retaining his lightweight title and unbeaten record.
Tue., July 23, 2019
Spokane’s Terrance McKinney was knocked out in the second round of his bout with Sean Woodson at Dana White’s Contender Series in Las Vegas.
UPDATED: Sun., July 21, 2019
After defeating death, Spokane’s Terrance McKinney has his sights set on Ultimate Fighting Championship glory
Half of Terrance McKinney’s lower right leg was straight, but the other half was gruesomely parallel to the mat.
Fri., July 5, 2019
UFC 239 provides an opportunity to watch the two most dominant fighters in mixed martial arts on the same night. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is widely considered the …
Fri., July 5, 2019
Luke Rockhold has been moving up as a professional model while he plotted the next move in his mixed martial arts career. The former UFC middleweight champion is ready to …
Thu., July 4, 2019
Holly Holm is hoping for another shocking victory as a major underdog when she gets in the cage with Amanda Nunes at UFC 239. Holm will go down in MMA …
Sat., June 8, 2019
Tony Ferguson won by technical knockout after a medical stoppage in a lightweight fight against Donald Cerrone at UFC 238 on Saturday night. Ferguson won his 12th straight fight, the …
Fri., April 12, 2019
Max Holloway is moving up to the lightweight division, where he believes he has a better chance to be known as the best pound-for-pound fighter in UFC. The featherweight champion …
Tue., March 26, 2019
Superstar UFC fighter Conor McGregor has announced on social media that he is retiring from mixed martial arts. McGregor’s verified Twitter account had a post early Tuesday that said the …
Mon., March 11, 2019
Mixed martial artist and boxer Conor McGregor has been arrested in south Florida for stealing the cellphone of someone who was trying to take his photo, authorities said.
Sat., Feb. 9, 2019
Robert Whittaker provided most of the early drama at UFC 234 in Australia and Israel Adesanya quite a lot at the end.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019
Henry Cejudo did his part to defend the UFC 125-pound title and perhaps the fate of the flyweight division with a punishing first-round win over bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw. Cejudo …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018
Daniel Cormier choked out Derrick Lewis in the second round to retain his UFC heavyweight championship at Madison Square Garden. Cormier became the first UFC fighter to successfully defend two …
Sun., Oct. 7, 2018
Khabib Nurmagomedov apologized, though it was clear he wasn’t sorry about much. Not after putting a beating on Conor McGregor in their highly anticipated fight. Not after leaping out of …
Sat., Oct. 6, 2018
Conor McGregor tapped out in the fourth round of his comeback fight at UFC 229 against Khabib Nurmagomedov, who then climbed over the cage and set off a brawl by …
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018
Khabib Nurmagomedov wasn’t about to wait around for a tardy Conor McGregor, who arrived at what was supposed to be their final prefight press conference together to find the UFC …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018
Henry Cejudo ended Demetrious Johnson’s nearly six-year reign as the UFC flyweight champion with a split-decision victory and a stunning upset. T.J. Dillashaw also defended his bantamweight title with a …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018
The UFC says Conor McGregor will return to mixed martial arts with a bout against lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov on Oct. 6 in Las Vegas. The promotion dramatically announced the …
Thu., July 26, 2018
Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor pleaded guilty Thursday to disorderly conduct in exchange for community service to resolve charges stemming from a backstage melee at a New York City …
Sat., July 7, 2018
Daniel Cormier stops heavyweight Stipe Miocic to win 2nd UFC title belt, Spokane’s Michael Chiesa defeated by submission
Daniel Cormier stopped Stipe Miocic in the first round to add the UFC’s heavyweight title to his light heavyweight belt. Cormier flattened the UFC’s long-reigning heavyweight champ with a right …
Thu., July 5, 2018
Featherweight champion Max Holloway has been pulled from his title fight against Brian Ortega at UFC 226 due to symptoms of an apparent concussion. Holloway made two trips to the …
UPDATED: Sat., April 7, 2018
Khabib Nurmagomedov battered and bloodied Al Iaquinta and won the UFC 155-pound championship by unanimous decision in the main event of UFC 223. He won 50-43 on two scorecards and …