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Conor McGregor rematch on one condition

Conor McGregor returned in spectacular fashion at UFC 246, which has reignited discussions of a potential rematch with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. McGregor (22-4 MMA, 10-2 UFC) took out Donald Cerrone in just 40 seconds on Saturday. It was his first fight since losing by fourth-round submission to Nurmagomedov (28-0 MMA, 12-0 UFC) in October 2018 at UFC 229. Following McGregor’s win, UFC president Dana White said the rematch between McGregor
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Don’t expect kinder Conor McGregor in Khabib Nurmagomedov rematch

LAS VEGAS – Conor McGregor was universally praised for his refreshingly professional demeanor ahead of UFC 246, but “The Notorious” isn’t willing to promise he can do the same against Khabib Nurmagomedov. “It’s got very personal with that man and his team,” McGregor said. “Look, it is what it is. I make no promises. I am who I am, and it is what is.” Former two-division UFC champ McGregor (22-4
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Holly Holm wins Raquel Pennington rematch by decision

Holly Holm: 2. Raquel Pennington: 0. On Saturday night, Holm (13-5 MMA, 6-5 UFC) handed Pennington (10-8 MMA, 7-5 UFC) her second loss in as many times they’ve faced off. After 15 minutes, Holm earned a unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) from the judges. The women’s bantamweight bout was the UFC 246 co-main event at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. It aired on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and early
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Floyd Mayweather’s team warns Conor McGregor not to mess with rematch

LAS VEGAS – There’s no guarantee a rematch between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will ever come to fruition, but if it does, the team who backs the boxing great is confident in another victory. Ahead of his much-anticipated MMA return against Donald Cerrone on Saturday at UFC 246, McGregor often has stated his desire to meet Mayweather in the boxing ring once more. The pair faced off in one
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Donald Cerrone says he’ll give Conor McGregor fast rematch

LAS VEGAS – Donald Cerrone fully expects to win at UFC 246, and when he does he says he’d be willing to give Conor McGregor an immediate rematch. McGregor (21-4 MMA, 9-2 UFC) has lost only twice under the UFC banner – to Nate Diaz and Khabib Nurmagomedov – and his desire to run losses back has been crystal clear. The Irishman was obsessed with fighting Diaz again after losing at UFC
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Australian Open draw: Coco Gauff faces Venus Williams in Wimbledon rematch

Gauff, 15, beat the 39-year-old Williams, a seven-time grand slam singles champion, on the opening day of Wimbledon last July to spark a mesmerizing breakthrough onto the world scene.In the men's draw, Swiss great Roger Federer could face defending champion Novak Djokovic in the semifinals.Australian Open qualifying and practice has been hampered by air-quality issues from the bushfire crisis, but organizers insist they have contingencies in place and it will
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Conor McGregor eyes rematch with Floyd Mayweather in boxing ring

As Conor McGregor nears his return to the Octagon, the thought of having another high-profile boxing match -- whether it's a rematch against Floyd Mayweather or a bout against Manny Pacquiao -- is something he believes will become reality."I'd like to rematch Floyd," McGregor said in a wide-ranging interview that aired Monday on Ariel Helwani's MMA Show. "I think we should rematch Floyd."I mean, he's flirting with it ... he
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Conor McGregor on a new outlook, Mayweather rematch and ideal 2020 ahead of UFC 246

Conor McGregor said he has had a flawless camp in advance of Saturday's bout against Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone in the main event of UFC 246, and he's viewing this fight as the beginning of his 2020 season.It's a season that could involve three fights, possibly more, and possibly something in the boxing realm. McGregor talked about a possible rematch with Floyd Mayweather or a bout against Manny Pacquiao. He can't
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Rose Namajunas, Jessica Andrade set to rematch

A rematch between former strawweight champions is on tap for UFC 249. Less than a year after Jessica Andrade scored a stunning slam knockout of Rose Namajunas to claim the title, the pair will run it back in April. On Thursday, MMA Junkie confirmed with two people close to the situation that Andrade (20-7 MMA, 11-5 UFC) and Namajunas (8-4 MMA, 6-3 UFC) have verbally agreed to a second fight
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Dustin Poirier down to rematch Justin Gaethje in co-headliner

Dustin Poirier says he’s back to full health and looking to book his return to the octagon for April. The former interim lightweight champion is in need of opponent, though, and Poirier (25-6 MMA, 17-5 UFC) is looking for a meaningful name that will make it clear he still belongs at the top of the divisional pecking order. Given how the 155-pound weight class stands currently, a rematch with Justin