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Rick Story is back. Just not in the UFC.

The welterweight veteran has signed a deal with the Professional Fighters League and will enter the revamped promotion’s $1 million tournament-like system, he announced to Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour.

The PFL “season” is scheduled to begin in June and will be a true-sport format with a regular season, playoffs and championship fights in different weight divisions that are slated to culminate at the end of the year. PFL was formerly known as World Series of Fighting.

Britain’s first UFC belt holder defends his 185lbs title against the former two-time UFC welterweight champion at UFC 217 on November 4.The much-maligned bout, which has caused outrage in the middleweight division, headlines UFC 217, which St-Pierre’s bout with Bisping will be his first since his controversial UFC 167 victory over Johny Hendricks, which saw him retain the 170lbs title.

Following last month’s “Fight of the Century” with Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor continues his ascent to bonafide superstar status. Currently enjoying some downtime in Ibiza, news has emerged that the Irishman will launch his own clothing line next year.

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...