LAS VEGAS -- According to someone familiar with Conor McGregor, the Irish UFC champion has wanted someone to establish himself as an obvious challenger.
Tony Ferguson obliged Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena, producing a well-planned triangle chokehold to submit No. 7-rated lightweight Kevin Lee in the third round of the UFC 216 main event.
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then it's clear what Tony Ferguson is doing to contrast the riches Conor McGregor has achieved this year.
"I look at character. I can see right through people," Costa Mesa's Ferguson -- wearing a simple black hoodie and jeans to a meeting with reporters -- said recently after closing an intense ...Read more
Amanda Nunes was sick, pulled out of the July UFC main event as it neared and was told she wouldn't be placed in another showcase for her misdeed.
Two months later, Nunes is back in the main event of UFC 215 Saturday in Edmonton, Canada, as news broke Thursday night that flyweight title contender Ray Borg has withdrawn from his planned headline...Read more
UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been stripped of his belt after testing positive for a banned steroid.
The UFC confirmed Tuesday an initial report by TMZ Sports that Jones tested positive from a sample that was collected following the July 28 weigh-in for his fight against Daniel Cormier.
Jones regained the light-heavyweight belt ...Read more