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Mma - Today’s News

UFC 215 bout falls through after former champion falls foul of USADA

The organisation is searching for a replacement opponent to take on Francis Ngannou.

Mma - Yesterday’s News

Mayweather says he's going 'straight ahead' at McGregor

And Money had his say on that sparring video.

Mma - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Two title fights will headline the UFC's return to Madison Square Garden

The bantamweight and middleweight belts will be on the line for the organisation’s second event at the venue.

McGregor vows fast finish against Mayweather

The charismatic 29-year-old said a grueling training camp has taken him to “hell and back”.

Mma - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Nevada Commission grant Mayweather and McGregor special permission to fight in 8oz gloves

Despite their initial insistence, NSAC have employed a “one-fight exception” for next weekend’s bout.

Interim UFC lightweight title bout to take place in champion McGregor's absence

Conor McGregor has been the reigning champion in the 155lbs division since dethroning Eddie Alvarez.

From TheJournal.ie 'I am not a fan': Shane Ross says he probably won't watch the McGregor vs Mayweather fight ROSS ON SPORT

'I am not a fan': Shane Ross says he probably won't watch the McGregor vs Mayweather fight

Ross has been critical of MMA in the past and has vowed to bring in regulations.

Mma - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

'I have yet to really see an MMA fighter who moves their head' - MMA convert Heather Hardy

Hardy is a 20-0 professional boxer, but won her MMA debut by stoppage at Bellator 180.

'Who the **** would want to promote this guy? He can’t fight for ****. Don’t you understand?'

Bob Arum maintains no boxing promoter will be interested in perpetuating Conor McGregor’s ring career after 26 August.

Switch to lighter gloves will tip the fight in McGregor's favour - Dana White

The Dubliner would have the upper hand over Floyd Mayweather if 8oz mitts are used, according to the UFC president.

Mma - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Conor McGregor slams sparring partner for walking out

The Irish star is not happy with retired two-time champion Paulie Malignaggi.

Controversial portrait of McGregor's Dublin, booing Gatlin and the week's best sportswriting

Plus, an interview with Irish international Lindsay Peat and a piece on the legacy of the 2007 New England Patriots.

Mma - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Watch: Dana White releases video of Conor McGregor sparring with Paul Malignaggi HOLDING HIS OWN This post contains videos

Watch: Dana White releases video of Conor McGregor sparring with Paul Malignaggi

The Irish fighter and the former IBF/WBA World Champion recently became embroiled in a high-profile spat.

Mma - Thursday 10 August, 2017

This Kildare teacher's song about Conor McGregor is taking over Irish Facebook

“A kid from Dublin with more than a dream/He knew one day he’d be the king of the UFC”.

St-Pierre signs to fight Bisping at UFC 217 GSP

St-Pierre signs to fight Bisping at UFC 217

Georges St-Pierre – who last fought in 2013 – will step into the octagon with Michael Bisping in November.

Mma - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Gallagher's opponent revealed as he's set to defend unbeaten record in Dublin

Jeremiah Labiano is next up for ‘The Strabanimal’, as they headline the Bellator event this November.

'I'm not what I used to be' - Mayweather claims McGregor has the edge

Floyd Mayweather is coming out of retirement at the age of 40 to fight the Dubliner on 26 August.

Mma - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Paulie Malignaggi brands McGregor a 'd**khead' after training camp row

Former boxing champ quit as sparring partner ahead of McGregor v Mayweather on 26 August.

Mma - Friday 4 August, 2017

'This has become a fiasco. It's a circus': Malignaggi quits McGregor camp over leaked photos

Malignaggi announced his decision to step away in an Instagram post.

Mma - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

'In my first boxing fight, I had to constantly tell myself not to kick the guy'

Sor Rungvisai won just one of his first five pro fights after converting from Muay Thai, but recently dethroned the world’s best boxer.

Mma - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

John Kavanagh outlines why Conor McGregor hasn't hired a boxing trainer for Mayweather fight

No boxing coach will have any involvement in McGregor’s preparation for his boxing match with Floyd Mayweather.

Mma - Monday 31 July, 2017

Sky Sports want €25 for the McGregor-Mayweather fight Tune In This post contains a poll

Sky Sports want €25 for the McGregor-Mayweather fight

Will you shell out for the fight?

Mma - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Jon Jones ruins Daniel Cormier after head-kick to reclaim title

Jon Jones finished Daniel Cormier with a kick to the head in the third round of the main event at UFC 214.

Mma - Saturday 29 July, 2017

The first 'All Access' episode for Mayweather versus McGregor has landed MayMac This post contains videos

The first 'All Access' episode for Mayweather versus McGregor has landed

Showtime is following the fighters as they prepare to meet in Las Vegas on Saturday, 26 August.

Renewal of the UFC's biggest rivalry headlines its best card of the year

Three title fights will take place tonight but Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones take centre stage.

Mma - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Jones vows to 'deal with Brock Lesnar' after Saturday's clash with Cormier

“Would I fight Jon Jones? Anytime, anywhere,” Lesnar said.

Mma - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Conor McGregor is getting his own film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jose Aldo Name In Lights This post contains videos

Conor McGregor is getting his own film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jose Aldo

It will be directed by Gavin Fitzgerald, who was Director of Photography for the RTÉ TV series ‘The Notorious’.

Mike Tyson says Conor McGregor 'will be killed' against Floyd Mayweather

The Dubliner ‘put his dumb ass in a position where he’s gonna get knocked out’ according to Iron Mike.

Mma - Monday 24 July, 2017

Tickets go on sale for Mayweather-McGregor today and the cheapest will set you back €430

You could pay as much as €8,000 face value for a seat at the T-Mobile Arena next month.

Mma - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Weidman calls out 'British bum' after submission stoppage in the UFC last night Middleweight This post contains videos

Weidman calls out 'British bum' after submission stoppage in the UFC last night

Michael Bisping was at home minding his own business when New York native Weidman signaled his plans after a win in Long Island.

Mma - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Pound-for-pound champion Mighty Mouse out to make history at UFC 215

Amanda Nunes will also defend her bantamweight belt against Valentina Shevchenko in the co-main event.

'Mayweather's clinch is completely novice': John Kavanagh outlines McGregor's potential advantages Smash And Grab This post contains videos

'Mayweather's clinch is completely novice': John Kavanagh outlines McGregor's potential advantages

Conor McGregor’s coach believes the UFC lightweight champion has an edge over Mayweather in a number of areas.

Mma - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Mma - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Drug-testing policy played a part in Duffy's decision to stay with the UFC

The Donegal native has ended uncertainty over his future by signing a new UFC contract.

Mma - Monday 17 July, 2017

Paulie Malignaggi happy to offer up some 'technical tidbits' in sparring with McGregor

The New Yorker is packing his bags for Las Vegas despite a bit of a spat with the Dubliner last week.

McGregor leads tributes to 'one of the best fighters to ever come out of Ireland'

Neil Seery bows out after last night’s clash with Alexandre Pantoja at UFC Fight Night 113 in Glasgow.

Shock KO loss for Gunnar Nelson and double disappointment for Irish duo

There was no fairytale ending for Neil Seery while Charlie Ward suffered a brutal knock out in Glasgow.

Mma - Sunday 16 July, 2017

There's plenty of Irish interest as the UFC makes a return to Scotland today

UFC Fight Night 113 will be headlined by the meeting of Gunnar Nelson and Santiago Ponzinibbio.

Mma - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Seery's swansong provides welcome respite from theatrics elsewhere

The veteran Dubliner will hang up his gloves after tomorrow evening’s UFC bout in Glasgow.

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