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Canada's Georges St-Pierre announces his retirement from mixed martial arts during a press conference in Montreal, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.  (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

UFC: GSP officially retires

By Rafael Bandayrel Georges St-Pierre, a two-division UFC champion and arguably the best mixed martial artist of all time, announced in a press conference in…

Nigeria's Israel Adesanya poses as he fights Brazil's Anderson Silva in their middleweight bout at the UFC 234 event in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

UFC: Adesanya, Gastelum to fight for interim title

By Rafael Bandayrel With Middleweight Champion Robert Whittaker out after surgery, UFC President Dana White announced that Israel Adesanya (16-0) will take on Kelvin Gastelum…

Francis Ngannou celebrates after knocking out Cain Velasquez in the main event of UFC on ESPN 1. (From Instagram: @francisngannou)

UFC: Ngannou spoils Velasquez’ return

By Rafael Bandayrel Cain Velasquez’ highly-anticipated return was spoiled by Francis Ngannou, who recently rediscovered his killer instinct in the main event of UFC on…

Jon Jones talks in New York about his mixed martial arts light heavyweight bout against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 232. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

UFC: Jones approved for March title defense

LOS ANGELES (AFP) –Reigning UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was given a one-fight license Tuesday by the Nevada State Athletic Commission to compete against…

Conor McGregor is escorted from the cage area after fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov in a lightweight title mixed martial arts bout at UFC 229 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

UFC: McGregor, Nurmagomedov suspended

By Rafael Bandayrel Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov were slapped with suspensions and fines for their parts in the post-fight skirmish that marred the main…