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Kamaru Usman reacts to the death Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father

Nigeria’s UFC star Kamaru Usman has reached out to rival Khabib Nurmagomedov who lost ins father on Friday.
Kamaru Usman walks off as referee Marc Goddard stops his bout against Colby Covington at UFC 245. USA TODAY Sports

UFC president rules out Conor McGregor fighting Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman

President of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Dana White has ruled out the possibility of Conor McGregor taking on fighting for the welterweight champion Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman.
UFC Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman insists he’s ready to give Conor McGregor a chance to challenge for the title if he’s interested.

Kamaru Usman offers Conor McGregor another title shot

UFC Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman insists he’s ready to give Conor McGregor a chance to challenge for the title if he’s interested.
Floyd Mayweather appeared to have called out Anthony Joshua as he named the one aspect of boxing he really, really dislikes during a recent Q&A in England.

Floyd Mayweather demands £500 million to make stunning boxing return

But the American, who retired with a perfect 50-0 fight record, doesn’t fancy coming back to fight “any of the younger guys”.
Amir Khan believes old rival Floyd Mayweather may only be plotting a boxing return because he has spent all of his fortune.

Amir Khan: Floyd Mayweather squandered $1 billion fortune

Amir Khan believes old rival Floyd Mayweather may only be plotting a boxing return because he has spent all of his fortune.
Conor McGregor made his long-awaited return to the octagon at UFC 246 and he certainly marked his comeback in style.

Conor McGregor wins in 40 seconds on UFC return

Conor McGregor made an emphatic statement on his UFC return as he needed just 40 seconds to overpower veteran American Donald Cerrone at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Floyd Mayweather announces he is coming out of retirement

Floyd Mayweather claims he is coming out of retirement in 2020 to work on a spectacular event with UFC boss Dana White.

Conor McGregor announces his retirement

Mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor has announced his retirement on Twitter.
Mixed martial arts (MMA) star Conor McGregor was arrested in South Florida for stealing and smashing the mobile phone of a fan who was trying to take his photo, police said.

UFC star Conor McGregor arrested after smashing fan’s phone

Mixed martial arts (MMA) star Conor McGregor was arrested in South Florida for stealing and smashing the mobile phone of a fan who was trying to take his photo, police said.
US boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr (R) fights against Kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa of Japan (L) during their exhibition match at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama on December 31, 2018. Floyd Mayweather beat Japanese kickboxing phenomenon Tenshin Nasukawa by a technical knock-out in the first round of a New Year’s Eve “exhibition” bout that brought the US boxing superstar out of retirement. Toshifumi KITAMURA / AFP

Floyd Mayweather floors Japan’s Tenshin Nasukawa in just two minutes

Floyd “Money” Mayweather beat Japanese kickboxing phenomenon Tenshin Nasukawa by a technical knockout Monday after just two minutes of a New Year’s Eve “exhibition” bout that brought the US boxing superstar out of retirement for a big pay day.
US boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr speaks to the media during a press conference at a Tokyo hotel on December 29, 2018. Mayweather will fight against Japanese kickboxer Tenshin “Ninja Boy” Nasukawa in Saitama on December 31. Toshifumi KITAMURA / AFP

For relaxed Floyd Mayweather, Japan fight ‘all about entertainment’

US boxing legend Floyd “Money” Mayweather said Saturday his focus was on entertaining the fans during his New Year’s Eve fight with Japanese kickboxing prodigy Tenshin Nasukawa near Tokyo.
Floyd Mayweather and Tenshin Nasukawa will face each other on New Year's Eve. REUTERS

Floyd Mayweather to fight kick-boxer Tenshin Nasukawa in Japan

Boxer Floyd Mayweather will fight kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in Japan on 31 December, after signing a deal with a mixed martial arts company.

Conor McGregor hints at boxing comeback

Conor McGregor has hinted at a boxing comeback after losing his debut bout against Floyd Mayweather last year.

Floyd Mayweather: I don’t care about Manny Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is no longer interested in fighting a rematch against Manny Pacquiao, as the Filipino star is now being managed by Al Haymon, and he’s going in another direction for his next bout rather than facing Floyd in 2019. Pacquiao, 39, is headed towards a fight against Adrien ‘The Problem’ Broner in early 2019.

UFC’s Dana White denies knowledge of Floyd Mayweather-Khabib Nurmagomedov talk

UFC president Dana White says he has not been contacted by anyone associated with Floyd Mayweather regarding a boxing match against Khabib Nurmagomedov, despite both camps expressing interest in public.
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Khabib Nurmagomedov wants Floyd Mayweather bout

Khabib Nurmagomedov has called out Floyd Mayweather in the hope he can do what Conor McGregor failed to do, saying “in the jungle there is only one king”.
Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia (R) and Conor McGregor of Ireland (L) start their UFC lightweight championship bout during the UFC 229 event inside T-Mobile Arena on October 6, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Harry How/Getty Images/AFP Harry How / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Khabib Nurmagomedov beats Conor McGregor as brawl mars UFC bout

Khabib Nurmagomedov thwarted Conor McGregor's bid to regain the UFC lightweight crown Saturday with a dominant submission victory in a grudge match marred by a post-fight brawl.

Report: Conor McGregor surrenders to New York police

Conor McGregor has turned himself into US police Thursday night following an incident where he allegedly attacked a shuttle bus loaded with fellow mixed martial arts fighters who were attending a New York media event.

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