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With new home in Bellator, Cris Cyborg has found her ‘happy’ place

[ad_1] CRIS "CYBORG" JUSTINO walked into The Forum in Inglewood, California, through the VIP entrance on Sept. 28. It was the first Bellator event she'd attended since signing with the promotion three weeks earlier. But even though she was new to the company, she felt a comfort in knowing she would see many familiar faces.Cyborg made her way backstage and, sure enough, she kept running into Bellator staff members who
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Bob Arum proposes two-fight deal between Terence Crawford and UFC star Conor McGregor

[ad_1] UFC superstar Conor McGregor has made it no secret that he has interest in trying his hand at boxing again, be it in a rematch of his 2017 knockout loss to Floyd Mayweather in the second-highest grossing pay-per-view in history or perhaps a showdown with another legend, Manny Pacquiao, both of whom have also shown interest in facing him.But Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has another idea for McGregor
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Ariel Helwani’s MMA thoughts — Why Nate Diaz should be Conor McGregor’s next move

[ad_1] Remember last week when I told you it was conceivable that if all went well against Donald Cerrone, Conor McGregor could fight anyone from featherweight to welterweight next?Well, I guess I was wrong. I should have included bantamweight, too.On Monday's Ariel Helwani's MMA Show, McGregor's manager, Audie Attar, said this regarding McGregor's next fight:"Whoever Conor gets motivated by and wants to compete against is going to be who the
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Conor’s next opponent? Masvidal, Bisping, McGregor’s camp weigh in

[ad_1] Editor's note: Watch the replay of this week's Ariel Helwani's MMA Show here.Trying to determine who Conor McGregor will fight next is one of the hottest talking points in all of sports. Even before McGregor stopped Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone in 40 seconds on Saturday, speculation about his next opponent dominated interviews and social media.Will it be Jorge Masvidal, Justin Gaethje or Nate Diaz? Will he wait for the winner
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Conor McGregor to fight again before summer

[ad_1] Conor McGregor came into 2020 saying he wanted to treat the year like a season and fight at least three times following a lengthy layoff. That remains the plan, according to his longtime coach John Kavanagh.McGregor knocked out Donald Cerrone in just 40 seconds in the main event of UFC 246 on Saturday night in Las Vegas. He came out of the bout completely unscathed --Cerrone didn't land a
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Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show to feature Jorge Masvidal, Holly Holm

[ad_1] One of the many questions coming out of UFC 246 was what will be next for Conor McGregor following his stunning 40-second KO victory over Donald Cerrone. Could McGregor be targeting a money fight with Jorge Masvidal?That remains to be seen, but Masvidal likely will discuss his future plans -- including a potential McGregor showdown -- when he joins Ariel Helwani's MMA Show on Monday.The Helwani Show will recap
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Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov the fight to make, Dana White says

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS -- Conor McGregor didn't mention a specific opponent he'd want next after beating Donald Cerrone in just 40 seconds Saturday night in the main event of UFC 246 at T-Mobile Arena. It was another out-of-character moment in an out-of-character week for the fighter nicknamed "The Notorious.""I don't think 'the who' matters," McGregor said at the postfight news conference.UFC president Dana White, though, did not share that sentiment.
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Conor McGregor finishes Donald Cerrone in 40 seconds at UFC 246

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS -- Everyone was looking for Conor McGregor's left hand. Instead, it was his left leg.McGregor cracked Donald Cerrone to the chin with a left head kick in the opening seconds of their UFC 246 main event fight Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena. The end came soon after. In his comeback fight, McGregor was victorious via TKO in just 40 seconds.It marked the second-fastest win of McGregor's career,