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Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office drops sex-assault case involving MMA fighter Conor McGregor

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MIAMI — The Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office said Wednesday it won’t charge mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor with a crime from an alleged June incident in a bathroom at the Kesaya Center after a Miami Heat NBA Finals game.

Why the case was dropped isn’t immediately known. Assistant Miami-Dade State Attorney Keisha Jackson ...Read more

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MMA's Logan Paul left bleeding from the head after calling Dillon Danis a 'predator' at news conference

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MMA fighter Dillon Danis violently hurled a microphone at Logan Paul, appearing to strike him in the head, during a Thursday press conference promoting their boxing match scheduled for Saturday.

The altercation came after Paul repeatedly called Danis a “predator” for harassing his fiancée Nina Agdal online and posting sexually explicit ...Read more

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First MMA fighter retirement fund bill signed into California law by Gov. Newsom

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LOS ANGELES — Mixed martial arts fighters in California got their pension fund Wednesday.

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1136, the Mixed Martial Arts Retirement Benefit Fund, into law, the first of its kind in the United States. Assemblyman Matt Haney's (D-San Francisco) bill should benefit the more than 400 MMA fighters currently ...Read more