The fallout saw the ending of a lengthy title reign (Joanna Jedrzejczyk), the redemption of a former champion (TJ Dillashaw) and the dramatic return of one of the sport's all-time greats (Georges St-Pierre).
EA has announced that its UFC gaming franchise will continue in 2018 with UFC 3.
"Every day I'm thankful", he said. UFC events start with UFC, and are generally followed by Fight Night, on FOX, or a number.
Therefore, we have decided to weigh up the options. I'm not forced into an office, forced to be on a job site or a work environment. Everyone is the next fight.
UFC President Dana White said at a Tuesday gathering at Wild Card West boxing club in Santa Monica that he's "getting into boxing, 100 percent", and is in the process of attaining his promoter's license.
"I've never been dropped".
Where it goes is a major question at this point in time. My wants have to go on the back seat a little bit because he's a living legend. "You can't take that away from me".
"I'm more of a saver", he laughs.
"I think there was something that Georges wanted to prove to himself".
The wins weren't always there for the Illinois native when he competed in the featherweight division. As he mentioned, aside from his clashes with Diaz, and perhaps his fight with Mayweather, he's been relatively dominant throughout his fighting career. His reasoning was different.
"I don't need time off. I'm fine". Plus, we have a physical therapy center where all the fighters can come in and get physical therapy for free.
'The Count' applauded as St-Pierre was declared the victor, and later paid tribute to his opponent. "I love the sport". The rest of the year? That's what I do.
McGregor has pretty much devastated the competition again, but this time, it's the box office, not the ring where he's done the damage. People want to see an event.
GSP's unlikely to get a heel for his first defence if he decides to remain at 185 lbs. It's a show that you're attending. It's not just a scrap. You just saved the UFC's year.
Notorious is currently playing for a one night engagement tonight. "Fair play to the guy".
And that's the problem.
Georges St-Pierre and Robert Whittaker may be MMA's destiny. How many blows have I taken? "In the Mayweather fight, it was fatigue - I wasn't wobbled, I didn't see stars once", he said.