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Mma - Yesterday’s News

Mayweather accepts Khabib's challenge: 'We're fighting'

Khabib Nurmagomedov has challenged Floyd Mayweather Jr. to a fight and the retired boxing star says he wants the bout.

Mma - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

SBG's Mulpeter gets huge opportunity against former UFC welterweight

Philip Mulpeter is set to clash with ex-champion Nicolas Dalby on the Cage Warriors 100 card.

'We worked it out' - UFC chief plays down Khabib's quit threat

The champion vowed to leave the UFC if the Las Vegas brawl had consequences for his team-mates.

Mma - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Former McGregor title rival Eddie Alvarez leaves UFC for Asian MMA promotion

Alvarez becomes “one of the biggest athlete signings in the history of ONE Championship”.

Mma - Monday 15 October, 2018

Conor McGregor throws pass for Cowboys before big Dallas win

The UFC star was a guest of the NFL side as they defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday.

Mma - Saturday 13 October, 2018

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Mike 'The Savage' Kimbel equals Bellator record with lightning six-second KO

Elsewhere on the card, Dublin’s Sinead Kavanagh was stopped after one round due to a cut.

Mma - Friday 12 October, 2018

Confirmed! Former champion Jones to make MMA return with title fight against old foe

Jon Jones has been out of action since defeating Daniel Cormier in July 2017.

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McGregor and Khabib handed initial suspensions ahead of UFC brawl investigation

The pair will appear before the Nevada State Athletic Commission on 24 October.

Mma - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Khabib Nurmagomedov tells UFC he'll quit if team-mate is axed

Zubaira Tukhugov was scheduled to fight Artem Lobov, Conor McGregor’s training partner, later this month.

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Putin sympathises with UFC champion Nurmagomedov over brawl after McGregor fight

The Russian president met with the undefeated fighter and congratulated him on his victory at UFC 229.

McGregor's team-mate denies sparking UFC 229 brawl with religious slur

Dillon Danis was Khabib Nurmagomedov’s target when he leapt from the cage after defeating Conor McGregor.

Jones to return in December as Cormier set to be stripped of light-heavyweight belt

Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson will meet again at UFC 232.

Mma - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Mayweather, no stranger to brawls in Nevada, expects huge fine for 'unprofessional' Khabib

After the scenes that marred UFC 229, Floyd Mayweather Jr believes Khabib Nurmagomedov can expect a hefty fine for his antics.

McGregor takes a tumble in UFC rankings as Khabib climbs to second place

The lightweight champion has taken a big leap forward following his win in Las Vegas last weekend.

UFC 230 loses Diaz-Poirier but gains heavyweight title bout

Injury has ruled Dustin Poirier out of his lightweight clash with Nate Diaz at Madison Square Garden.

Mma - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

McGregor's coach expects Khabib rematch next but would love Diaz trilogy

John Kavanagh says summer 2019 is the realistic return date for a return to the octagon.

Dana White dismisses claim UFC should shoulder blame for Khabib's actions

UFC’s promotional videos should not have influenced Khabib Nurmagomedov’s actions after beating Conor McGregor, says president Dana White.

Mma - Monday 8 October, 2018

UFC dig hole for themselves but strike PPV gold with potential Khabib-McGregor fallout

Don’t be surprised to see Saturday night’s events used to promote a rematch in a few months’ time.

Mma - Sunday 7 October, 2018

On the ground in Vegas: Reaction as McGregor's UFC return turned to chaos Return Of The Mac This post contains videos

On the ground in Vegas: Reaction as McGregor's UFC return turned to chaos

Gavan Casey joins us from Sin City with the latest news from a manic night in the T-Mobile Arena.

White will not rule out Khabib-McGregor rematch despite UFC 229 chaos

The two fighters could renew their rivalry, according to the UFC chief.

Nevada Commission withholding Khabib's purse for role in post-fight violence

The UFC lightweight champion has apologised to the Commission for his actions after beating Conor McGregor.

'Three of Khabib's guys are on the way to jail' says disgusted Dana White

The UFC boss says he’s sick about the crazy conclusion to UFC 229.

Conor McGregor tapped out by Khabib Nurmagomedov before event descends into mayhem

Khabib stays unbeaten but there’ll be repercussions for the champion after he kicked off ugly scenes in Vegas.

Tony Ferguson wins wild scrap as broken hand ends Anthony Pettis' night

The corner called a halt to an instant classic.

Mma - Saturday 6 October, 2018

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Poll: Will Conor McGregor regain the UFC lightweight title tonight?

The Irishman faces defending champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

McGregor, with a tricolour-wielding Drake in his corner, clashes with Khabib during final face-off UFC 229 This post contains videos

McGregor, with a tricolour-wielding Drake in his corner, clashes with Khabib during final face-off

Rap and R’n'B star Drake accompanied Conor McGregor to the stage for a spicy staredown with champion Khabib.

Mma - Friday 5 October, 2018

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On the ground in Vegas - UFC 229 preview

Gavan Casey dials in from Nevada with all the latest news ahead of McGregor’s comeback.

All the info you need to watch Conor McGregor's fight this weekend

Khabib Nurmagomedov will put his lightweight title on the line against Conor McGregor in Las Vegas.

McGregor expects $50m payday from UFC 229 blockbuster fight

The Dubliner says he will earn a small fortune from this weekend’s lightweight title bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov.

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'I always say you should aim for peace, but if you can't get peace, you should aim between the eyes'

Khabib Nurmagomedov wasn’t waiting around for Conor McGregor at Thursday’s final press conference for UFC 229.

Mma - Thursday 4 October, 2018

'Conor saw me, we locked eyes, and he was like, 'Oh sh**' - I saw that in him' Fight Talk This post contains videos

'Conor saw me, we locked eyes, and he was like, 'Oh sh**' - I saw that in him'

Tony Ferguson says he felt fear in Conor McGregor when they met in Los Angeles last year.

LIVE: Nurmagomedov v McGregor in the UFC 229 pre-fight press conference Talk Is Cheap This post contains videos

LIVE: Nurmagomedov v McGregor in the UFC 229 pre-fight press conference

The Notorious is aiming to win back the lightweight belt this weekend, and they are scheduled to face the media at 11pm Irish time.

'What about the Irish language?' - Nurmagomedov has a pop at McGregor fans Cúpla Focail This post contains videos

'What about the Irish language?' - Nurmagomedov has a pop at McGregor fans

The Dagestani fighter attempted to rile travelling supporters during the UFC 229 workouts.

Darren Till officially switches focus to UFC's middleweight division

While he didn’t rule out a return to welterweight one day, Till looks set to mix it with the best in the 185lbs division.

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'I'm coming for Khabib's head' – McGregor predicts devastating KO

The Dubliner is convinced he will come out on top on his Vegas return this weekend.

Mma - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Nurmagomedov's ability to implement gameplan can tip balance in his favour

Professional fighter Joseph Duffy breaks down the meeting of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor.

'I was scared s***less but the best part about that was, you guys laugh about it' UFC 229 This post contains videos

'I was scared s***less but the best part about that was, you guys laugh about it'

Episode 2 of UFC Embedded sees the fighters gearing up for a massive weekend in Nevada.

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