Conor McGregor wants title fight against Kamaru Usman in 'late summer' return to Octagon

Conor McGregor has his eye on a third UFC championship, and the No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world, in his eventual return to the Octagon. McGregor (22-6) hasn't fought since he suffered a TKO loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 last July. The fight ended in the first round, when McGregor broke the tibia and fibula bones in his left leg. He underwent surgery that same month and has been recovering since.
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Knockout! Watch Chad Anheliger stop Jesse Strader in Octagon debut - UFC Vegas 48

Chad Anheliger produced the first finish of UFC Vegas 48 earlier tonight (Sat., Feb. 19, 2022) live on ESPN+ from inside UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, when the Octagon newcomer stopped Jesse Strader via third-round TKO (punches). LIVE! Stream UFC Vegas 48 On ESPN+. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) continues...

Jack Hermansson on Sean Strickland saying he would be happy to kill someone in the Octagon: “It’s not actually helping our cause”

UFC Vegas 47 features Jack Hermansson (22-6 MMA) vs Sean Strickland (24-3 MMA) this Saturday, February 5th in the main event. Strickland has made it known in the past that it would make him ‘super happy’ to actually kill an opponent in the Octagon or in a parking lot for that matter. Yes, ‘Tarzan’ seems to ‘fantasize’ about murder be it in or out of the cage.
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UFC in 2022: Five burning questions surrounding the biggest Octagon stars heading into the new year

After back-to-back record-setting years, UFC is ready to get things kicked off in 2022 this week. The first fight card of the year means it's time to consider where things stand in the sport with many of the champions already booked for title defenses. But there's plenty of unanswered topics still on the table as Dana White and company look to break more records for a third straight years.
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‘No one knows where I’m at’ - UFC’s Cheyanne Vlismas in hiding, not sure of Octagon return

Her debut fight inside the Octagon couldn’t have gone much worse for Cheyanna Vlismas (formerly Buys), a 3-round decision loss to Montserrat Ruiz that became most notable for Vlismas’ post-fight comments than any of the action during the contest itself. However, with two more fights in 2021, the 26-year-old walked out of the year with a 2-1 UFC record—and the label of one of the most promising new talents in the strawweight division.

UFC 269 Fight Card: Who’s Fighting in the Octagon Tomorrow?

UFC 269 is happening tomorrow, and for its final pay-per-view event of the year, the Ultimate Fighting Championship is delivering a whopping 15-fight card with 30 combatants entering the Octagon at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Headlining the event is a UFC Lightweight Championship match, where newly crowned champ Charles Oliveira will be defending his title against Dustin Poirier. Fans are looking forward to a long night of MMA action before the main event, so read on to see the entire UFC 269 fight card of fighters doing their ring-walks tomorrow night.
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Boomer Esiason Thinks He Could Take Scott Van Pelt in the Octagon

On Friday's episode of the Boomer and Gio show, Boomer Esiason was asked a really weird question. A caller wanted to know if Esiason thought he could take Scott Van Pelt, Steve Ballmer or Mike McCarthy in the Octagon. Esiason was pretty definitive, his answer was Van Pelt. Esiason said...

Report: Francis Ngannou told UFC his teammate Ciryl Gane wasn’t Octagon ready

Francis Ngannou is an incredible man with an incredible story. Leaving Cameroon and walking to Europe, he slept broke on the floors of his first mixed martial arts (MMA) gym en route to eventually capturing UFC’s Heavyweight title. Up until just recently, the only person with bad things to say about Ngannou was UFC President, Dana White, whose appreciation for Ngannou seems to wax and wane depending on how firmly under contract he remains.

Submission! Watch Khamzat Chimaev destroy Li Jingliang in Octagon return - UFC 267

After a one-year layoff due to COVID-19 the undefeated Khamzat Chimaev returned to action earlier today (Sat., Oct. 30, 2021) at live on ESPN+ from inside Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi. The man known as “Borz” collided with welterweight fighter Li Jingliang and didn’t disappoint, capturing his 10th pro win via first-round submission (rear-naked choke).