Mixed martial arts

TJ Dillashaw punches Cody Garbrandt during a bantamweight title mixed martial arts bout at UFC 217 Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, in New York. Dillashaw won the fight. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
November 05, 2017 - 12:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on UFC 217 at Madison Square Garden (all times local): 12:45 a.m. Georges St. Pierre returned from a four-year layoff to choke out Michael Bisping to win the middleweight championship in the main event of UFC 217. The 36-year-old St. Pierre showed no ring rust in the 185-...
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FILE - In this c, Cody Garbrandt, right, celebrates as he receives his belt after defeating Dominick Cruz, left, in a bantamweight championship mixed martial arts bout at UFC 207 in Las Vegas. Garbrandt is slated to defend his title against TJ Dillashaw on Saturday at UFC 217 at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
November 04, 2017 - 2:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Cody Garbrandt got a pair of championship pep talks in the week leading up to the biggest fight of his career: Kobe Bryant and Mike Tyson each stopped by for a motivational pick-me-up and to rub elbows with perhaps UFC's next big thing. Garbrandt yearns to share more than...
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. hits Conor McGregor in a super welterweight boxing match Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
August 27, 2017 - 12:56 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor McGregor fight (all times local): 9:52 p.m. Floyd Mayweather Jr. stopped UFC champion Conor McGregor on his feet in the 10th round Saturday night, ending the boxing spectacle of the summer with a harsh dose of reality. The most unusual...
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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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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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