Is the Poirier Fight McGregor’s Last Shot?

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It may be some time off yet, but MMA fans are eagerly looking ahead to UFC 264 in July. Taking place at the T-Mobile Arena in Nevada, its headliner will be the mega-hyped trilogy fight between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier, and it’s safe to say the appetite for the bout is fierce. Sports journalist […] READ MORE


McGregor v Poirier II: The Build to the Second Installment

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This weekend’s UFC 257 headliner features a rematch six and a half years in the making. A lot has changed since Conor McGregor quickly took out Dustin Poirier during their featherweight bout at UFC 178. Although the two fighters have taken a vastly different route to get to this point, they each find themselves in […] READ MORE


Conor McGregor Retires From UFC Again

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Irish MMA star Conor McGregor has revealed he is retiring from UFC, again. McGregor, who is the biggest star in the UFC, made the revelation immediately after Amanda Nunes beat Felicia Spencer by UD at UFC 250. He made the announcement on his Twitter page, saying: “Hey guys I’ve decided to retire from fighting. Thank you […] READ MORE


Hammer 313: Maia vs Condit Preview, Diaz vs McGregor Review

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The Boys at the Hammer feature weekly coverage of all things MMA. They have one of the premier radio shows in the world of MMA broadcasted weekly on Wednesday nights on 93.3 FM, CFMU and here at Last Word on Sports. Following one of the best MMA fights in recent memory between Conor McGregor and […] READ MORE


Conor McGregor Made Key Adjustments in Win Over Nate Diaz

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The main event bout between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz at UFC 202 lived up to the hype and then some.  In a back and forth, five round all-time classic, McGregor took the majority decision win and avenged his previous loss to Diaz.  To get the victory, McGregor made key adjustments, found a second gear many […] READ MORE


Cowboy Donald Cerrone in Limbo

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The majority of talk in the wake of UFC 202 surrounds the five-round war between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor. This is true, even though the other four fights on the main card ended in spectacular knockouts. One of which came by the hand of Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. His finishing of perennial contender Rick “The […] READ MORE



Story vs. Cerrone Preview: UFC 202’s Hidden Gem

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With UFC 202 right around the corner its easy to get sucked in to all the discussion of the main event which pits Connor McGregor against Nate Diaz in a rematch of their UFC 196 match where Diaz submitted McGregor in the second round. However, there is that one fight that is considered to be […] READ MORE



Hammer 312: Diaz vs McGregor Preview

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The Boys at the Hammer feature weekly coverage of all things MMA. They have one of the premier radio shows in the world of MMA broadcasted weekly on Wednesday nights on 93.3 FM, CFMU and here at Last Word on Sports. UFC 202: Diaz vs McGregor is taking place this Saturday, August 20th. During the […] READ MORE