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Quiz: How well do you remember the MMA year?

The answers are to be found in our coverage of mixed martial arts from throughout 2017.

Which Irish fighter retired in January after an 'abnormality' was revealed from a brain scan?
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Neil Seery
Cathal Pendred

Aisling Daly
Paddy Holohan
What was the outcome when UFC veterans Norman Parke and Paul Redmond squared off in the main event of BAMMA 28 in Belfast?
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Parke won by decision
Redmond won by knockout

Redmond won by submission
Parke won by submission
Why was the interim lightweight title bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson at UFC 209 cancelled at short notice?
John Locher
Ferguson picked up an injury a few days before the fight
Nurmagomedov was hospitalised during his weight cut

The referee took ill before the fight and no replacement was available
The octagon was waterlogged
Karl Moore won the light-heavyweight title at Cage Warriors 81 in Dublin, but who was the last man to hold it?
INPHO
Conor McGregor
Michael Bisping

Dan Hardy
Chris Fields
Who was the only Irish fighter to win a UFC bout in 2017?
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Neil Seery
Conor McGregor

Charlie Ward
Joseph Duffy
Jimi Manuwa claimed to be in talks to fight which boxer?
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Anthony Joshua
Deontay Wilder

David Haye
Dereck Chisora
Artem Lobov headlined a UFC Fight Night card against Cub Swanson. In which US city did it take place?
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Las Vegas
Nashville

Dallas
New York
What did Alexander Gustafsson do in the octagon after beating Glover Teixeira?
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Challenged Joe Rogan to an arm wrestle
Punched the referee

Proposed to his girlfriend
The macarena
Rory MacDonald made a successful debut for Bellator by overcoming which fighter?
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Benson Henderson
Douglas Lima

Paul Daley
Andrey Koreshkov
Which UFC champion complained of being the victim of 'mistreatment and bullying' from the organisation?
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Demetrious Johnson
Conor McGregor

Amanda Nunes
Tyron Woodley
What was controversial about Gunnar Nelson's defeat to Santiago Ponzinibbio?
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His opponent missed weight
His vision was impaired by illegal eye pokes

He was hit with an illegal groin shot
Ponzinibbio hit him with a steel chair when the referee wasn't looking
After he hung up his gloves, which man did Conor McGregor describe as 'one of the best fighters to ever come out of Ireland'?
INPHO
Tom Egan
Paddy Holohan

Cathal Pendred
Neil Seery
Which UFC champion was stripped of their belt as a result of a doping violation?
INPHO
Cris 'Cyborg' Justino
Jon Jones

Georges St-Pierre
Cody Garbrandt
How many fights in a row has Max Holloway now won?
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11
12

13
14
Nicco Montaño became the UFC's newest female champion. In which division does she reign?
UFC
Strawweight
Flyweight

Bantamweight
Featherweight
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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You scored out of !
Robert Whittaker
Good work! 2017 was a year you'll never forget.
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You scored out of !
Francis Ngannou
You didn't manage to become a champion but you can still be satisfied with your year's work.
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You scored out of !
Conor McGregor
Looks like you had very little interest in MMA this year.
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