• File image: Dustin Poirier. Picture: AFP.

    McGregor knocked out by Poirier in stunning UFC upset

    The 32-year-old Poirier was ranked second in the flyweight division going into the fight, but still rated a heavy underdog by bookmakers to beat his fourth-ranked opponent, arguably the most famous fighter the sport has seen.

  • Irish pretender Conor McGregor. Picture: @thenotoriousmma/Instagram.

    UFC superstar Conor McGregor announces retirement

    The controversial fighter, nicknamed "The Notorious", previously announced his retirement from the sport in March last year after being battered into submission by arch-rival Khabib Nurmagomedov in October 2018.