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UFC Fight Night: Atlantic City

Lee defeats Barboza via TKO, calls out Khabib

Former interim title challenger Kevin Lee turned in one of the best performances of his career Saturday night in Atlantic City, defeating Edson Barboza via TKO at 2:18 of the fifth round. Asked who he wants next, Lee replied, "It's Khabib time, baby."

Lee beats up Barboza, wins by TKO.

Kevin Lee absorbs a spinning kick from Edson Barboza in the third round, but still manages to dominate en route to a 5th-round TKO victory.



UFC Fight Night: Atlantic City



Miocic: Cormier hasn't fought anyone like me.

Stipe Miocic joins Get Up! to break down his upcoming bout with Daniel Cormier and what he thought of Connor McGregor's incident.



Poirier knocks out Gaethje in fourth round.

In a back-and-forth brawl, Dustin Poirier finishes Justin Gaethje with a flurry of punches in the fourth round of a lightweight bout.


UFC Fight Night: Glendale


Pound-For-Pound Rankings

P4P rankings: Nurmagomedov moves up after dominating victory

Demetrious Johnson remains the pound-for-pound king, but Khabib Nurmagomedov is moving up in the rankings after his impressive victory over Al Iaquinta at UFC 223.

Women's P4P rankings: Namajunas makes a move

Strawweight champion Rose Namajunas climbed a few spots after her rematch victory over Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 223.


VanZant opens up about sexual assault in new book.

Paige VanZant joins Get Up! to share her remarkable and struggle-filled journey to the UFC.



Is there any interest in seeing Mayweather in MMA?


Stephen A. sees Mayweather vs. McGregor coming to life.


White 'pretty confident' Mayweather fights in UFC.


Khabib Wins

UFC 223

Nurmagomedov claims UFC lightweight belt

Capping off a surreal week in New York, Khabib Nurmagomedov dominated Al Iaquinta through five rounds Saturday night to become UFC's undisputed lightweight champion and officially strip Conor McGregor of the title.

Nurmagomedov wants to 'humble' McGregor.

After winning the UFC lightweight title, Khabib Nurmagomedov gives Brett Okamoto his account of Conor McGregor's actions on Thursday, trash-talks McGregor and explains why he wants a fight with Georges St-Pierre.


Nurmagomedov dominates Iaquinta to win belt.

In the main event of UFC 223, Khabib Nurmagomedov wins a one-sided decision against Al Iaquinta to capture the UFC lightweight title.


Rose defends

UFC 223

Namajunas decisions Jedrzejczyk to keep belt

The rematch between Rose Namajunas and Joanna Jedrzejczyk went the distance Saturday night at UFC 223, with Namajunas hanging on to her strawweight belt by unanimous decision.

Namajunas wins rematch against Jedrzejczyk.

After knocking out Joanna Jedrzejczyk last November to win the UFC women's strawweight title, Rose Namajunas defends her belt via unanimous decision at UFC 223.


Namajunas describes her 'fight before the fight.'

UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas tells Brett Okamoto about "shaking past" the situation with Conor McGregor on Thursday and facing her fears.


Dana White

White now turns focus to McGregor.

UFC president Dana White tells Brett Okamoto that Conor McGregor needs to settle his legal issues before they figure out what's next for him with the promotion.


White 'pretty confident' Mayweather fights in UFC.

UFC president Dana White says Floyd Mayweather "knows the money's right" and that's why he's entertaining the idea of fighting inside the Octagon.


White 'blown away' by Nurmagomedov's performance.

Dana White says that Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of three fighters that would've withstood the issues he went through this week and was very impressed by his ability to handle business inside the Octagon.


Floyd to UFC?

Floyd says if he returns, it'll be in UFC.

Floyd Mayweather says that if he ends his retirement, it would be at 145 pounds in the UFC. When asked if Conor McGregor would be in the running, Mayweather says, "McGregor has other things to deal with."


How would an MMA trainer prepare Floyd Mayweather?

Takedowns. Kicks. An acrobatic Bruce Buffer intro. Floyd Mayweather will see many new things if he fights in the UFC. How would our panel of MMA trainers try to prepare him for that in six months? Do any think he'll go through with it?

Woodley: Floyd wants to strategize MMA training.

Tyron Woodley tells Brett Okamoto that Floyd Mayweather reached out to him to train MMA and discusses the dynamics of their relationship.


UFC 223

UFC 223 undercard recap - Zabit Magomedsharipov wins 11th straight

Zabit Magomedsharipov, Chris Gruetzemacher and Karolina Kowalkiewicz earned big wins at UFC 223, and they set themselves up for bigger opportunities later this year.

Full coverage from UFC 223

We were ringside for UFC 223 to bring you all the action from one of the biggest nights of the year.

Aubin-Mercier uses knees to finish Dunham.

Olivier Aubin-Mercier hits Evan Dunham with a knee to the body that sends the pair against the cage. Aubin-Mercier pours on the offense with some punches and another powerful knee as the fight ends in the first minute at UFC 223.


Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor faces a new reality after his arrest

The same preening, adolescent vanity that, combined with beautiful combat skills, made Conor McGregor the most interesting fighter in the world has now taken full possession of his soul.

Woodley's future

Woodley questions need for interim title.

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley says he's back training and sparring three and a half months after having shoulder surgery. Woodley, who claims he could fight in July, calls the June interim title bout a No. 1 contender bout.


Conor arrested

McGregor charged after Barclays bus attack

Conor McGregor has been charged with three counts of misdemeanor assault and one count of felony criminal mischief after an incident caught on camera showed him throwing a hand dolly through the window of a bus that was carrying UFC fighters.

White: McGregor 'not apologetic' for attacking bus.

Dana White joins Get Up! as he denies that Conor McGregor's outburst was a stunt and calls it "embarrassing for the sport."


White questioning doing business with McGregor.

Dana White says he is disgusted with Conor McGregor after Thursday's incident at a UFC 223 media event.



America's most infamous loading dock, scene of this week's Conor McGregor melee at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Brett Okamoto, ESPN Staff Writer16d ago

Conor McGregor

Conor posts $50K bail, released from custody

UFC star Conor McGregor was released from custody on $50,000 bail Friday. The judge issued an order of protection involving several of the fighters from Thursday's fracas and ordered McGregor to stay away from them.

Judge places McGregor's bail at $50k.

Conor McGregor was released on $50,000 bail by a judge Friday one day after his outburst at Barclays Center.



Khabib to McGregor: 'We have to fix this.'

Khabib Nurmagomedov hopes Conor McGregor fixes his problem and they fix their problems with each other, "inside the cage or outside the cage."


Ronda Rousey

Not sure if even Ronda Rousey is allowed to call him Mr H....

Ramona Shelburne, ESPN Senior Writer17d ago

Ronda Rousey made a detour from the official red carpet to take selfies with fans at the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony. A WWE staffer came over and asked her assistant, "She's just here without security?" Her husband Travis Browne, a 6-7 MMA fighter, was close by though. "I'm here to make sure everyone behaves."

Ramona Shelburne, ESPN Senior Writer17d ago

Ronda Rousey focusing on present, moving on from past

Ronda Rousey was the UFC's first women's champion and MMA's most dominant fighter. But that was in the past, and she's not interested in that anymore. Rousey is in the WWE now, doing what is making her happy.


McGregor taken out of police station in handcuffs.

Conor McGregor, who ambushed a UFC 223 media event, is escorted out of a police station in New York after being charged.



White was working on new deal with McGregor before incident.

Dana White says he will take a step back and let the law help decide if Conor McGregor will fight in the UFC again.


Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor wreaks havoc at UFC 223 media day.

Former UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor stormed Barclays Center with his entourage on Thursday, appearing to damage a vehicle containing UFC fighters.


Dana White calls McGregor incident 'most disgusting thing' in UFC history.

Dana White voices strong displeasure after an ugly incident during UFC 223 media day where Conor McGregor and his entourage attacked a bus, injuring several people at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.


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Five Rounds Podcast

  • Five Rounds: UFC 222 recap, Stevie Ray interview

    Before a conversation with Stevie Ray (40:23), Brett Okamoto and Arda Ocal discuss UFC 222, Conor McGregor's back and forth with Tony Ferguson, up and coming fighters they're excited about and more.

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