MMA

Whether it was due to the superstardom of Conor McGregor, the aftereffects of a $4 billion sale or a variety of other factors, 2017 was unlike any other year in UFC history. Before we dive headfirst into 2018, let’s look back at the key moments that shaped the organization in 2017. Conor McGregor faced Floyd
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Initially, nothing went right for Rose Namajunas on Nov. 4 in New York. She arrived behind schedule for her strawweight title fight against Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 217 in Madison Square Garden. The UFC handed her a pair of fight gloves — in the wrong size. Halfway through having her hands wrapped, the New York
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It’s been a unique 12 months in the history of mixed martial arts. And that’s putting it mildly. The UFC’s biggest star, lightweight champion Conor McGregor, didn’t make a single appearance — at least in his own sport. He did make his professional boxing debut, against an all-time great in Floyd Mayweather. It was a
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LAS VEGAS — Cris Cyborg dominated overmatched opponents for so many years, it became hard to tell how she’d respond to a competitive fight. She responded incredibly well to one on Saturday. Cyborg (19-1) recorded her first defense of the UFC’s featherweight championship on Saturday, defeating former bantamweight titleholder Holly Holm via unanimous decision at
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