Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier LIVE: UFC 257 predictions, UK start time, build up and latest updates from Fight Island as Dana White is criticised by Eminem

It’s fight time tonight and talkSPORT will be cageside for Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier at UFC 257. It may be a rematch of their 2014 clash, but the two are very different competitors from that featherweight showdown almost seven years ago. The main event will take place at the Etihad Arena on Fight Island in […]

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McGregor vs Poirier press conference build-up, UFC 257 preview and predictions

It’s fight night in two days and talkSPORT will be cageside for Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier at UFC 257. It may be a rematch of their 2014 clash, but the two are very different fighters from that featherweight bout. The main event will take place at the Etihad Arena on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi […]

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Holloway ‘would love’ McGregor rematch and reveals their ‘cool’ moment in 2013

Max Holloway admitted he would love a rematch against Conor McGregor and recalled the ‘cool’ moment the pair shared back in 2013. The pair shared the Octagon a long time ago now in what was just the Notorious’ second fight in the UFC following his move from Cage Warriors. Getty – Contributor Conor McGregor beat […]

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Leon Edwards calls out ‘b****’ Jorge Masvidal as Khamzat Chimaev pulls out of Fight Island card

Leon Edwards has called out Jorge Masvidal to step in and replace Khamzat Chimaev after their bout scheduled for January 20 was cancelled. For the second time in succession, the welterweight headline event will have to be pushed back owing to ‘COVID-19 complications’ on Chimaev’s side. Getty Images – Getty Leon Edwards wants to face […]

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Even head coach Javier Mendez did not know Khabib would retire at UFC 254

Khabib Nurmagomedov did not even tell head coach Javier Mendez he was planning on retiring after UFC 254. The Russian choked out Justin Gaethje to move to 29-0 in professional MMA on Fight Island as he looked better than ever against an opponent who was tipped to be his most dangerous. In hindsight, it could […]

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Israel Adesanya reveals who he wants to face next after Paulo Costa KO

Israel Adesanya told the world he wants to face Jared Cannonier next after emphatically stopping Paulo Costa at UFC 253 on Fight Island. ‘The Last Stylebender’ knocked out his bitter rival in Abu Dhabi after putting on an absolute striking clinic to secure a second round victory. Getty Images – Getty Israel Adesanya revealed he […]

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What Masvidal told Usman after UFC 251 will excite fans hugely

UFC 251’s main event produced a more than decisive result as Kamaru Usman dominated Jorge Masvidal on Fight Island. Usman showcased his incredible wrestling pedigree time and time again in the fight, shooting in for takedowns and level changing at every opportunity. It was a well-deserved victory for Usman but Masvidal fought bravely Two accidental […]

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Kamaru Usman dominates Jorge Masvidal on Fight Island to equal incredible GSP record

Kamaru Usman cemented his reputation as one of the best welterweights in UFC history as he dominated Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251 on Fight Island. ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ may well have spent an entire training camp preparing for sparring partner Gilbert Burns, but delivered an equally dominant performance over late replacement Masvidal. Getty Images – […]

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Watch British fighter demand $50k from Dana White after breaking his jaw before stunning KO

The first knockout of UFC Fight Island came in spectacular circumstances as Davey Grant recovered from a broken jaw to stop Martin Day at UFC 251. The custom-built venue on Yas Island was created to deliver fights safely in the midst of a global pandemic and it certainly proved to be worth the effort. However, […]

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