Martial Arts and Combat Sports News

Milford Graves, Singular Drummer and Polymath, Dies at 79

Feb 19, 2021 08:31 PM EDT

His free-jazz drumming style was unlike anything heard before, but his explorations and inventions went far beyond music.


Here’s what we know about the lawsuit McGregor faces in Ireland.

Jan 23, 2021 06:45 PM EDT


What to Watch as McGregor and Poirier Fight at U.F.C. 257

Jan 23, 2021 12:01 AM EDT

McGregor is back in the octagon for the first time in a year.


McGregor’s Legal Troubles Hang Over U.F.C. and His Career

Jan 23, 2021 09:21 AM EDT

McGregor has called a new lawsuit accusing him of rape “old news.” But the case and its wide-ranging implications remain far from resolved.


Conor McGregor, a U.F.C. Fighter, Sued in Ireland over Rape Accusations

Jan 19, 2021 06:16 PM EDT

The lawsuit for the first time details accusations made by a woman who said McGregor raped her in a Dublin hotel penthouse.


Fighters Win Key Ruling in Case That Could Upend U.F.C.’s Business

Dec 10, 2020 06:05 PM EDT

A judge said he would grant class-action status to a group of fighters arguing that the Ultimate Fighting Championship suppresses pay. If the fighters win, it could force the U.F.C. to pay much, much more.


English Gyms Find Themselves on the Front Lines of Lockdown Revolt

Feb 24, 2021 09:15 PM EDT

Despite police raids and the threat of heavy fines, some health clubs have stayed open in an act of defiance against a coronavirus lockdown.


In U.F.C., Retirement Threats Are the Fighters’ New Leverage

Aug 26, 2020 07:39 PM EDT

Because of ironclad contracts, threatening to retire is perhaps one of the main negotiating tactics available to fighters seeking to improve their deals.


Kicked Out of China, and Other Real-Life Costs of a Geopolitical Meltdown

Jul 16, 2020 05:01 AM EDT

When countries clash, here’s what happens to those of us caught in the middle.


The Biggest Weekend of Live Sports on TV in a Long Time

May 15, 2020 12:48 PM EDT

Yes you heard that right. NASCAR, German soccer, U.F.C., horse racing and golf will be live.


 


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