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Mma - Yesterday’s News

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Mma - Sunday 12 August, 2018

McGregor's return headlines UFC 229 but here's how the rest of the card is looking

Khabib Nurmagomedov will defend his lightweight title against McGregor in Las Vegas on 6 October.

Mma - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Khabib Nurmagomedov: From wrestling bears to conquering the UFC

Conor McGregor will aim to give the UFC lightweight champion his first taste of defeat on 6 October.

Mma - Sunday 5 August, 2018

No such thing as bad publicity for UFC as McGregor makes swift return from long hiatus

The MMA organisation should spare us the lip service about codes of conduct when their stars step out of line.

Demetrious 'Mighty Mouse' Johnson loses flyweight title after first defeat in nearly seven years UFC 227 This post contains videos

Demetrious 'Mighty Mouse' Johnson loses flyweight title after first defeat in nearly seven years

Henry Cejudo becomes only the second UFC flyweight champ, while Dillashaw defends his bantamweight crown against Garbrandt.

Mma - Friday 3 August, 2018

Return of the Mac! Conor McGregor booked to fight for UFC title in October

In his first MMA bout in two years, McGregor will take on lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.

Nate Diaz set to return against another former Conor McGregor rival

A lightweight bout between Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier has been booked for the UFC 230 card.

'He doesn't deserve this title shot': Khabib demands big payday for McGregor bout

‘If they want to make millions using my name, no way. They want a money fight? Please pay me.’

Mma - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

McGregor 'very close' to agreeing UFC comeback

Conor McGregor said he would “love” to make his return at Madison Square Garden, but expects to fight in Las Vegas this year.

Mma - Monday 30 July, 2018

BT Sport reportedly set to lose rights to show UFC and NBA

Eleven Sports set to snap up UFC rights for Ireland and Britain.

Mma - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Big UFC wins for Poirier, Aldo and Jedrzejczyk in Calgary Results This post contains videos

Big UFC wins for Poirier, Aldo and Jedrzejczyk in Calgary

It was a successful night for two former champions, but not so good for ex-lightweight title-holder Alvarez.

Mma - Friday 27 July, 2018

'Now he needs to bring his Irish team to Madison Square Garden to finish our business'

Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to defend his belt against Conor McGregor in New York this November.

From TheJournal.ie McGregor to be evaluated to see how many anger management classes he needs Plea Deal

McGregor to be evaluated to see how many anger management classes he needs

The MMA fighter struck a plea deal in New York yesterday.

Mma - Thursday 26 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Conor McGregor avoids jail term, has to take anger management classes New York Bus Incident

Conor McGregor avoids jail term, has to take anger management classes

The MMA star faced a number of charges stemming from an incident in April.

McGregor in talks to make UFC comeback, Khabib 'the most likely opponent' Back In The Game This post contains videos

McGregor in talks to make UFC comeback, Khabib 'the most likely opponent'

The former two-weight champion could return to the Octagon this year, according to his manager Audie Attar.

Mma - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Undefeated Englishman Darren Till handed UFC title shot

The 25-year-old Liverpudlian will challenge for Tyron Woodley’s welterweight belt at UFC 228.

Mma - Monday 16 July, 2018

'Putin one of the greatest' - UFC star McGregor praises Russia president after World Cup final

The Dubliner was invited to the Moscow showpiece by Vladimir Putin as France defeated Croatia 4-2 on Sunday.

Mma - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Cormier in confrontation with Lesnar after becoming UFC's second two-weight champ

Daniel Cormier knocked out Stipe Miocic to emulate Conor McGregor’s achievement by winning a second belt.

Mma - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Irishman Richie Smullen suffers first-round loss in UFC debut TUF Finale This post contains videos

Irishman Richie Smullen suffers first-round loss in UFC debut

The Wicklow native was given a shot on MMA’s biggest stage after featuring on The Ultimate Fighter.

Mma - Friday 6 July, 2018

UFC 226 headliner allays injury fears after tripping over a speaker at pre-fight press conference Fall Guy This post contains videos

UFC 226 headliner allays injury fears after tripping over a speaker at pre-fight press conference

There was a nervy moment for Daniel Cormier last night.

An Irishman will debut in the UFC tonight for the first time since 2016

Wicklow native Richie Smullen will aim to capitalise on the opportunity at the Pearl Theatre in Las Vegas.

Mma - Thursday 5 July, 2018

'I have seen the spark back': Kavanagh says McGregor's UFC return talks are ongoing

McGregor hasn’t entered the octagon since November 2016.

Max Holloway forced to pull out of title fight at UFC 226 after health scare

The MMA star was rushed to hospital with concussion-like symptoms this week.

Mma - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Former UFC champion Hendricks retires with plans to pursue wrestling coaching

‘Everything I set my mind to, I achieved,’ he said of his 10-year professional MMA career.

Mma - Thursday 14 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I regret my actions that led me here': Conor McGregor's statement at Brooklyn Criminal Court New York

'I regret my actions that led me here': Conor McGregor's statement at Brooklyn Criminal Court

McGregor was ordered back in court on 26 July.

Mma - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Ronda Rousey to be the first woman inducted into UFC's Hall of Fame

The former bantamweight champion was the first female fighter to win a bout in MMA’s largest organisation.

Wins for Whittaker and Covington at UFC 225, more misery for ex-WWE star CM Punk

Holly Holm was also triumphant at the event in Chicago.

Mma - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

McGregor surges up 2018 Forbes rich list after earning $99 million last year

Floyd Mayweather has reclaimed his top spot.

Mma - Saturday 2 June, 2018

UFC fighter accidentally knocks himself out with body slam Disaster This post contains videos

UFC fighter accidentally knocks himself out with body slam

Jarrod ‘The Monkey God’ Brooks won’t want to watch this one back…

Mma - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

The man who set a record for the most wins in UFC history has announced his retirement

Former middleweight champion Michael Bisping calls it a day.

Mma - Monday 28 May, 2018

Dana White 'confident' that McGregor is planning for title shot against Khabib

However, the Dubliner has a court date set for next month which needs to be addressed first.

Wonderboy felt he won four of the five rounds in disputed defeat to Darren Till

Stephen Thompson suffered a somewhat controversial loss to the undefeated Till last night in Liverpool.

Mma - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Till gives home crowd something to cheer about with controversial win at UFC Liverpool

A good end to a disappointing sporting weekend for the city.

Mma - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Darren Till misses weight for UFC Liverpool main event with Stephen Thompson UFC

'People always tell me I'm a mad bastard for fighting over there but I never see it that way'

Peter Queally is prospering after a big win in Russia.

Mma - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Former heavyweight champ flagged by USADA a day after being reported as UFC Moscow headliner

Fabricio Werdum has been pinged by USADA ahead of his prospective UFC Moscow clash with Alexey Oleynik.

Till aiming to play his part in a potentially memorable weekend of sport for Liverpool

The rising UFC welterweight headlines the organisation’s debut event in his hometown on Sunday night.

Mma - Sunday 20 May, 2018

‘You’re talking to the most exciting fighter in Irish MMA at the minute so put me in there against the champion’

Kiefer Crosbie is mentored by Conor McGregor and co-headlined BAMMA Dublin last Saturday where he blew away his opponent.

Mma - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Amanda Nunes finishes Raquel Pennington in fifth round in Rio UFC

Amanda Nunes finishes Raquel Pennington in fifth round in Rio

The champ got the job done.

Mma - Friday 11 May, 2018

UFC cuts one of its top featherweights for rejecting fights with two ranked opponents

“He can go somewhere else. We have no use for him,” Dana White said of Yair Rodriguez.

Mma - Thursday 10 May, 2018

GSP's coaches ‘surprised and unaware’ of UFC’s plans for Diaz fight

The Canadian’s coaches were not made aware of the potential bout with Nate Diaz according to Kenny Florian.

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