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This Weekend, Two Of The UFC's Best Fight To Escape From Conor McGregor's Shadow

This weekend’s UFC title fight, Jose Aldo vs Max Holloway is, on paper, one of the best fights of the year. Aldo’s the greatest featherweight of all time, and Holloway is a crafty up-and-comer on a shit-hot winning streak. But it’s also a weird one. Both fighters, after all, got dominated by the division’s absentee…

Conor McGregor, Who Is Definitely Serious And Not Trolling The UFC, Registers To Fight As A Boxer

Conor McGregor was the champion of two UFC weight classes for all of two weeks until the UFC stripped him of the featherweight title last weekend. He hasn’t fought as a featherweight in almost a year, and the UFC vacated his title in part to spice up UFC 206's new main event and make it a title fight. McGregor hasn’t…

Let Nate Diaz Vape

On Saturday night, UFC lightweight Nate Diaz spent 25 minutes punching and getting punched by Conor McGregor. It was a brutal fight that left both men bloodied and hobbled—McGregor broke his foot while kicking Diaz’s right leg to pieces, and Diaz earned a face full of cuts and bruises—and so it’s no great surprise…

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Conor McGregor Fights The Mountain That Rides, Somehow Avoids Death

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson is a professional weightlifter and former silver medalist in the World’s Strongest Man competition. He also plays Gregor Clegane, aka The Mountain, possibly aka Ser Robert Strong (minor spoilerage, but not really) on HBO’s Game Of Thrones. He once declared himself the “future of strength.” I’m…