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Conor McGregor trademark battle decision appealed

'It is down but not out' for mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor’s bid to cash in on his brand across the EU. In February, McGregor’s bid to register the name 'Conor McGregor’ as a trademark for the sale of clothing across the EU hit the canvas after the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) rejected the…

Nevada Athletic Commission approves first Las Vegas UFC events since COVID-19 outbreak

By Nolan King | May 27, 2020 12:35 pm MMA is back in Nevada. Wednesday, the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC), which oversees and regulates the state’s combat sports events, held its first monthly meeting since the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. The meeting was held via conference call and lasted approximately 15 minutes, with all votes coming…

Nate Diaz fires back at Jon Jones

Image via @ufc on Instagram UFC welterweight star Nate Diaz fired back at UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones over his recent comments about the GOAT in mixed martial arts. First, UFC lightweight Conor McGregor released his list of the greatest MMA fighters of all time, where he listed Anderson Silva at No. 1 followed by…

Sherdog’s Leading 5: Mixed Martial Mullets

(L) The late Curt Hennig shows why they called him “Mr. Perfect”; (R) Jean-Claude Van Daaaamn, that’s a sweet haircut When you think about it, it only makes sense that MMA and mullets would get along famously. From its roots in vale tudo, no-holds-barred fighting has been about the combination of styles into an all-encompassing…

Dana White Skeptical Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou ‘Really Want That Fight’

Sign up for ESPN+ right here, and you can then stream the UFC live on your smart TV, computer, phone, tablet or streaming device via the ESPN app. As he does from time to time, Jon Jones took to Twitter this past week to share a number of thoughts regarding mixed martial arts. Among those…

UFC 249 gets Mixed Martial Arts back underway behind closed doors in Florida

Blood, sweat, swollen eyelids and face masks have signalled the return of UFC, the first major sporting event to resume since the coronavirus put on hold sporting events across the world for months.UFC 249 ushered in a new look for sports, too. One without fans and with several safety precautions.It was definitely different — two…

‘Pioneer of Canadian Mixed Martial Arts’: Georges St-Pierre to be inducted into UFC Hall of Fame

Updated May 11, 2020, 6:22 AMPublished May 10, 2020, 10:00 PM By Jan Carlo Anolin Mixed martial arts legend Georges St-Pierre will be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame as part of Class of 2020, the UFC announced Saturday. Canada’s Georges St-Pierre announces his retirement from mixed martial arts during a press conference in…

Positive coronavirus test hangs over controversial UFC return

The controversial mixed martial arts card scheduled for Saturday in Florida will go ahead as planned despite one of the undercard fighters testing positive for coronavirus.Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza was dropped from the Jacksonville event after he was diagnosed with Covid-19 on Friday. He arrived in Florida earlier in the week.Two of Souza's cornermen also tested…