Fighting

Conor McGregor wants title shot in next fight despite losing to Dustin Poirier

Conor McGregor wants to fight Dustin Poirier again in May for the lightweight title. The Irishman was stopped in the second round of his rematch with Poirier on Sunday in Abu Dhabi. But having won the rivals' first fight in 2014, McGregor wants an immediate trilogy bout to determine the next 155lb champion. Khabib Nurmagomedov still holds the belt but is expected to give it up and confirm his retirement.

Ryan Garcia eyeing Manny Pacquiao for next fight, no deal officially done yet

Ryan Garcia has his sights set on one of the greatest ever. Garcia (21-0, 18 KOs) has made easy work of his competition in recent years, but his next opponent is among the pantheon of boxing greats, with Garcia wanting a fight with Manny Pacquiao for his next bout. Garcia shared a fan-made poster on Instagram over the weekend, making it seem like a bout with Pacquiao was a certainty, but

Nate Diaz says he is 'training to whoop Dustin Poirier's ass next'

Nate Diaz ‘training to whoop Dustin Poirier’s a** next’ as fan favourite takes swipe at Conor McGregor after KO loss and claims ‘these guys are getting finished all the time’ Dustin Poirier sealed the biggest win of his career by beating Conor McGregor Nate Diaz hit out at both Poirier and McGregor after their Abu Dhabi fight The 35-year-old is keen on a first-time fight against Poirier in the future 

Fans spot contradiction in Floyd Mayweather analysis of Conor McGregor defeat

UFC fans have laid into boxing legend Floyd Mayweather’s analysis on the beaten Conor McGregor ahead of his fight against YouTube star Logan Paul. Mayweather gave a scathing verdict of McGregor after his second round loss to Dustin Poirer on Saturday night. The pair have a less than favourable history having done battle in the boxing ring as McGregor changed codes for a huge multi-million fight in 2017. Despite getting

Paige Spiranac weighs into Conor McGregor next fight debate after Poirier loss

Golfer and Instagram sensation Paige Spiranac has posed a potential next fight opponent for Conor McGregor. McGregor made his UFC return on Saturday night but was stopped in the second round by Dustin Poirier. It was a rematch following their 2014 bout, and many are now questioning where McGregor’s career goes with a trilogy with Poirier a potential. Having previously dipped into boxing to take on Floyd Mayweather, a return

Conor McGregor knockout: Dustin Poirier describes himself as ‘assassin’ after UFC 257 win

Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier: Dana White gives update Conor McGregor was knocked out by Dustin Poirier at UFC 257. And the American has described himself as an ‘assassin’ in the aftermath of the fight. He reigned supreme in just two rounds, ensuring redemption in the process. Poirier went into the fight look to avenge his 2014 defeat to the same opponent. And he did just that, landing a flurry

Conor McGregor suffers shock knockout defeat to Dustin Poirier on UFC return

Conor McGregor suffered the first knockout defeat of his career after a shock loss to Dustin Poirier on his return to UFC in Abu Dhabi. The Irishman came out of retirement to fight for the first time in over 12 months in a rematch against Poirier, who he had beaten by knockout in 2014 after just 106 seconds in the pair’s previous bout. But Poirier got his revenge in front

White casts doubt over McGregor's future after shock defeat to Poirier

‘It’s hard to be a savage when you live the life he has’: Dana White admits he has doubts over Conor McGregor’s hunger after shock Dustin Poirier loss… and compares him to Rocky Balboa! Dana White has cast doubt over Conor McGregor’s future after UFC 257 The Notorious suffered a shock second round knockout to Dustin Poirier McGregor, 32, had planned to make a run at the lightweight title once

World reacts as Dustin Poirier KOs Conor McGregor with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s savage reply

Despite talking up a win in less than 60 seconds, Conor McGregor has lasted less than two rounds as Dustin Poirier stunned the world with an incredible KO of the UFC’s biggest name. Taking the centre stage at Fight Island, McGregor’s second fight in two years — and third fight in four years — after a 40 second KO of Donald Cerrone had the world expecting the Irishman to fall

Jake Paul TAUNTS McGregor after his knockout loss to Poirier

‘Hey Conor, I’ve got $10,000 for you in CASH!’ Jake Paul TAUNTS Conor McGregor after knockout loss to Dustin Poirier and says The Notorious has now missed out on a $50MILLION payday to fight the YouTube boxer Jake Paul was quick to react on social media after the main event at UFC 257  Dustin Poirier knocked out Conor McGregor in the second round in Abu Dhabi The boxer says his