Martial arts

Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Conor McGregor pose for photographers during a news conference Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Las Vegas. The two are scheduled to fight in a boxing match Saturday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 25, 2017 - 10:42 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Conor McGregor has already won. Even if the loquacious Irishman takes the one-sided beating that most expect him to receive from Floyd Mayweather in the boxing spectacle of the summer, the UFC champion has earned life-changing wealth simply by getting into the Vegas ring. Getting...
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FILE - In this April 9, 2017, file photo, mixed martial arts fighter Jon Jones watches a bout at UFC 210 in Buffalo, N.Y. Light heavyweight champion Jones has been notified of another potential violation of the UFC's anti-doping policy. The UFC announced the potential violation Tuesday night, Aug. 22, for Jones, widely considered the top pound-for-pound fighter in mixed martial arts. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes, File)
August 22, 2017 - 11:17 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jon Jones could face a lengthy suspension from mixed martial arts after the UFC light heavyweight champion was notified Tuesday of his second potential violation of the promotion's anti-doping policy. Jones is widely considered the top pound-for-pound fighter in his sport. The...
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August 22, 2017 - 9:46 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jon Jones could face a lengthy suspension from mixed martial arts after the UFC light heavyweight champion was notified Tuesday of his second potential violation of the promotion's anti-doping policy. Jones is widely considered the top pound-for-pound fighter in the sport, but his...
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August 22, 2017 - 9:26 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been notified of another potential violation of the UFC's anti-doping policy. The UFC announced the potential violation Tuesday night for Jones, widely considered the top pound-for-pound fighter in mixed martial arts. Jones' potential...
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People holding a Catalan flag gather for a minute of silence in memory of the terrorist attacks victims in Las Ramblas, Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. Spanish police on Friday shot and killed five people carrying bomb belts who were connected to the Barcelona van attack that killed at least 13, as the manhunt intensified for the perpetrators of Europe's latest rampage claimed by the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
August 18, 2017 - 7:34 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain attacks (all times local): 1:35 p.m. A British man has described his shock after watching police shoot those suspected of an attack in the Spanish resort town of Cambrils, hours after a similar attack 130 kilometers (80 miles) away in Barcelona...
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August 15, 2017 - 3:10 pm
BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — A mixed martial arts fighter who suffered a technical knockout in a match in Massachusetts has died. The Plymouth County district attorney's office says Rondel Clark died Tuesday at a Boston hospital. Authorities are investigating his death. Clark competed at a showcase on...
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Conor McGregor has his hands wrapped before a media workout Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, in Las Vegas. McGregor is scheduled to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a boxing match Aug. 26 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 12, 2017 - 12:02 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Conor McGregor is convinced he will beat Floyd Mayweather on Aug. 26, inside of four rounds. And if the Nevada Athletic Commission approves the fighters' request to use eight-ounce gloves, he said he will beat Mayweather in the first six minutes of the fight. "He'll be unconscious...
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Conor McGregor has his hands wrapped before a media workout Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, in Las Vegas. McGregor is scheduled to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a boxing match Aug. 26 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 11, 2017 - 11:57 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Conor McGregor is convinced he will beat Floyd Mayweather on Aug. 26, inside of four rounds. And if the Nevada Athletic Commission approves the fighters' request to use eight-ounce gloves, he said he will beat Mayweather in the first six minutes of the fight. "He'll be unconscious...
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UFC President Dana White puts the UFC light heavyweight champion belt on Jon Jones after he defeated Daniel Cormier during UFC 214 in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday July 29, 2017. (Hans Gutknecht /Los Angeles Daily News via AP)
July 30, 2017 - 3:30 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jon Jones reached the pinnacle of mixed martial arts and then fell harder than just about anyone ever had before. When he got back on top Saturday night by stopping his greatest rival in dramatic style, Jones vowed to appreciate everything he had lost and regained. Jones...
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Jon Jones reacts after knocking out Daniel Cormier during UFC 214 in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday July, 29, 2017. (Hans Gutknecht /Los Angeles Daily News via AP)
July 30, 2017 - 3:06 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jon Jones had barely reclaimed his UFC title when he called out Brock Lesnar to be his next opponent. And Lesnar was listening. Right after Jones stopped Daniel Cormier in the third round at UFC 214 on Saturday, the light heavyweight champion reignited his growing rivalry...
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