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In the Top 10 list of sports personalities searched for on Google in Ireland over the last 12 months, the UFC fighter ranks as the highest searched Irish athlete. Unsurprisingly, Michael Schumacher is the most searched after his terrible skiing accident in the final days of...

The UFC’s lightweight world is pretty wide open for Tony Ferguson, who submitted Abel Trujillo at UFC 181 to improve his UFC record to 7-1. After the winner of “The Ultimate Fighter 13″ made it known he’d like to fight a top-10 opponent, it appears the...

Boston.com caught up with UFC featherweight contender Conor McGregor during his media tour in Boston last month. The flashy Irish fighter is headlining the promotion’s return to the city on Jan. 18, where he will face veteran Dennis Siver at the TD Garden. McGregor won his...

Conor McGregor might be the most charming fella who'll gladly make it his mission to punch your head clean off, as long as the price is right. In the UFC octagon, the brash 26-year-old from Dublin is as vicious as they come, but over a light...

CINCINNATI -- We knew Vontaze Burfict became a well-paid man when he signed his three-year contract extension with the Cincinnati Bengals on Wednesday. Now we know just how well paid he is. According to contract numbers obtained by ESPN Stats & Information, Burfict will make $6.9...

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Neiko Thorpe is one of the reasons why NFL scouting departments keep digging. Thorpe was signed by the Raiders essentially as an afterthought as a “future” signing in January. Thorpe, who spent time in the CFL after getting cut by the Chiefs last...

CINCINNATI — Linebacker Vontaze Burfict has gone from low-risk investment to being the heart of the Cincinnati Bengals defense in only two years. The coaching staff thinks so much of the Pro Bowl linebacker that it’s molding one of the league’s best defenses around him in...

VONTAZE BURFICT IS not in the room. He isn't one week away from his first trip to the Pro Bowl. He isn't stretched out on a white leather sectional couch at his girlfriend's parents' house. He doesn't have a Chihuahua asleep on his thigh. And...