UFC president Dana White said McGregor may be stripped of the title should he not return to the cage in early 2018.
The Las Vegan picked up a win over Paige VanZant on the main card of UFC Fight Night 124 on Sunday, just days after her cat was euthanized due to injuries it sustained when her house was burglarized. Also, featherweight veteran Jeremy Stephens knocked out Doo Ho Choi in the second round of the main event.
A breakdown of the fights on the main card of UFC Fight Night 124 on Sunday at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, with picks from the Review-Journal’s Adam Hill and Heidi Fang.
UFC featherweight Doo Ho Choi is racing the clock in a way not many fighters must do at age 26. He has about a year before he must take a hiatus from his thriving career and fulfill a two-year military term mandatory for South Korean males.
UFC fighter Jessica-Rose Clark’s Las Vegas home was robbed on Thursday with three suspects making off with an estimated $30,000 worth of electronics and clothes. The real damage was far more sentimental.
Yoel Romero will replace Robert Whittaker in the main event of UFC 221 as he takes on former champ Luke Rockhold for the interim middleweight title in Perth, Australia, on Feb. 11.
Ahead of UFC 220 on Jan. 20, heavyweight title challenger Francis Ngannou said on a conference call that the reigning champion, Stipe Miocic, is merely the interim champion who is holding on to his belt for him.
The undefeated Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion’s UFC debut against Ashley Yoder is official for UFC 222 on March 3 at T-Mobile Arena.
Las Vegan Bryan Caraway will return to action in a bantamweight bout on the UFC 222 card at T-Mobile Arena on March 3.
WWE executive Paul Levesque, better known as wrestling superstar Triple H, had dinner with Ronda Rousey in Los Angeles on Tuesday night, again fueling speculation that UFC’s biggest female star could leave the octagon for a career in sports entertainment.