News - August 2020

August 14, 2020

Following the tragic loss of his father due to complications related to COVID-19, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is turning to MMA to help him get through a tough time, and says there is one fight his father would have loved him to take before he retires.

July 27, 2020

If Khabib Nurmagomedov attempts to retire with a professional record of 30-0 -- a feat his late father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, mentioned in 2019 -- UFC president Dana White says he would allow the lightweight champion to choose his final opponent.

May 9, 2020

Canadian Georges St-Pierre, who ruled the UFC welterweight division before putting a bow on a glittering career by winning the middleweight title in his final outing, is headed to the UFC Hall of Fame. The announcement was made Saturday night during UFC 249 in Jacksonville, Fla., the UFC's first live show in two months due to the global pandemic.

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