Stolze, McGregor’s ex-sparring partner, eager for UFC debut

Berlin (AFP) Having sparred with Ultimate Fighting Championship legend Conor McGregor earlier in his career, Germany's Niklas Stolze now wants to step up and make his own mark in UFC. The 27-year-old welterweight from Magdeburg fights Russia's Ramazan Emeev in the United Arab Emirates on Saturday when Australia's Robert Whittaker and England's Darren Till headline … Continue reading Stolze, McGregor’s ex-sparring partner, eager for UFC debut

‘I’m not Yao Ming’: China’s first UFC champ Zhang creates own hype

Shanghai (AFP) Zhang Weili retained her UFC title in March in one of the greatest women's fights in MMA history, was then stranded in the United States for six weeks by coronavirus and finally flew back to China in a protective suit and visor. But after all that, it was the sight of airport and … Continue reading ‘I’m not Yao Ming’: China’s first UFC champ Zhang creates own hype

Coronavirus: UFC star Conor McGregor gives €1 million for protective equipment to Irish hospitals

LONDON (AFP) - UFC star Conor McGregor has spent €1 million (S$1.58 million) on protective equipment for hospital staff treating patients with the coronavirus in Ireland. The Irishman sent a message to the Republic of Ireland's Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and revealed the contents on his Twitter page. Conor McGregor also called on the … Continue reading Coronavirus: UFC star Conor McGregor gives €1 million for protective equipment to Irish hospitals

Conor McGregor Accepts Conan O’Brien’s Challenge: “I’ll Whoop You And Wahlberg”

"Double shares for the Double Champ!" While UFC fans eagerly await Conor McGregor's rumored return to the octagon, the Irish superstar is lining up fights against Hollywood actors and Late Night hosts. McGregor, who has experienced much success with his Proper No. Twelve Whiskey since "retiring," recently joked about challenging "actress" Mark Wahlberg to a fight for his UFC shares. … Continue reading Conor McGregor Accepts Conan O’Brien’s Challenge: “I’ll Whoop You And Wahlberg”