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Dublin: 10 °C Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Mma - Friday 13 October, 2017

José Aldo to return with rematch on Lawler v Dos Anjos-headlined UFC Winnipeg card

Aldo will return to action for the first time since defeat to Max Holloway.

Mma - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Showtime exec compares Mayweather fight to 'Transformers', but claims McGregor benefitted boxing

‘You don’t want every movie to be ‘Transformers’ but when it comes it’s hard not to get caught up in the hype.’

UFC announce cracker of a main event between two former champions

Robbie Lawler and Rafael Dos Anjos will lock horns later this year in Winnipeg, Canada.

'Whether it's WWE or the UFC - he's going to have a record-breaking event'

Conor McGregor’s manager Audie Attar believes there is ‘no question’ that the Dubliner will return to MMA’s top promotion.

Injury rules Gallagher out of main event in Dublin as SBG team-mate steps up

Wexford native Brian Moore will face undefeated American AJ McKee in the 3 Arena next month.

Mma - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Mark Hunt slams 'bald-headed p***k' Dana White after being removed from UFC main event

Hunt was due to fight in his hometown of Sydney next month.

UFC star loses Olympic gold medal in California wildfires

Henry Cejudo says he will be fit for UFC 218 after suffering minor burns while escaping his home.

Mma - Sunday 8 October, 2017

'Where you at McNuggets?' Tony Ferguson eyes McGregor clash after defeating Kevin Lee

Ferguson is now the interim lightweight champion after defeating Kevin Lee at UFC 216 last night.

Mma - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Result of tonight's UFC headliner could determine McGregor's next opponent

An interim lightweight title will be on the line when Tony Ferguson takes on Kevin Lee.

Mma - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Have a look at the trailer for Conor McGregor's upcoming film Notorious Coming Soon This post contains videos

Have a look at the trailer for Conor McGregor's upcoming film Notorious

The movie will document McGregor’s incredible rise from the dole queue to superstardom.

Mma - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Irish fighter bids to emulate McGregor's two-weight Cage Warriors title triumph

There’s a big couple of months ahead on several fronts for Irish mixed martial arts.

Frankie Edgar gets another shot at the UFC featherweight title

Max Holloway will make his inaugural defence of the belt he won from Jose Aldo later this year.

Mma - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Mayweather-McGregor PPV numbers set to fall short of Mayweather-Pacquaio record - report

Mayweather-Pacquiao’s record of 4.6 million pay-per-view buys looks safe, if only just.

Mma - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Mma - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Rockhold hits out at Bisping and 'the worst title reign in UFC history'

The former middleweight champion has an axe to grind with the man who relieved him of the belt.

Mma - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Bisping contemplating retirement after he sets new UFC record against GSP

The middleweight champion will defend his belt against the former welterweight title-holder Georges St-Pierre.

Coach calls for Cyborg fight as he addresses Ronda Rousey's future

Edmond Tarverdyan says there’s a 50-50 chance that the former UFC champion will fight again.

Foreman 'awfully surprised' by McGregor's boxing but doesn't expect him back in ring

Conor McGregor’s ability away from the UFC octagon and in the boxing ring stunned former champion George Foreman.

Mma - Monday 18 September, 2017

'This fight is for the real UFC lightweight championship... McGregor's the paper champ' UFC 216 This post contains videos

'This fight is for the real UFC lightweight championship... McGregor's the paper champ'

Kevin Lee’s interim title bout against Tony Ferguson is approaching.

Cage Warriors 86 produced a brief but bonkers main event Reed All About It This post contains videos

Cage Warriors 86 produced a brief but bonkers main event

Nathaniel Wood and Josh Reed put on quite a show in London on Saturday night.

Mma - Sunday 17 September, 2017

'I'm coming for that belt' - Returning Rockhold makes statement in first fight since losing to Bisping Wrap This post contains videos

'I'm coming for that belt' - Returning Rockhold makes statement in first fight since losing to Bisping

Elsewhere on the card, Mike Perry, Anthony Smith and Gregor Gillespie were among the big winners.

Mma - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Eddie Alvarez uses 'worst nightmare' McGregor loss to mentor struggling fighter TUF Times This post contains videos

Eddie Alvarez uses 'worst nightmare' McGregor loss to mentor struggling fighter

Alvarez relinquished his UFC lightweight title to McGregor at Madison Square Garden last November.

Cormier reinstated as UFC champion as Jones defeat overturned UFC

Cormier reinstated as UFC champion as Jones defeat overturned

Jon Jones’ win at UFC 214 struck out as doping test B sample comes back positive.

Mma - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Nelson's camp disappointed after appeal against controversial loss fails

The UFC welterweight felt illegal eye pokes were decisive in his recent defeat to Santiago Ponzinibbio.

Mma - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Ex-UFC champion Eddie Alvarez visits Gaelic footballer involved in serious car accident

Tyrone man Aaron Elliot was left severely-injured after being struck by a vehicle in Philadelphia.

Joanna Jedrzejczyk has potentially record-breaking title fight confirmed for UFC 217

The Polish sensation will break Ronda Rousey’s record for female title defences with a win.

Mma - Monday 11 September, 2017

McGregor facing lawsuit from security guard over Diaz press conference fracas

Bottles and cans were thrown ahead of the rematch between the rivals in Las Vegas in August 2016.

Mma - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Nunes defends UFC title as Shevchenko bemoans contentious decision

The women’s bantamweight title was on the line in last night’s main event in Canada.

Mma - Friday 8 September, 2017

Disaster for UFC 215 as Mighty Mouse's chance to make history cancelled

Title challenger Ray Borg pulls out of Saturday’s main event with a virus.

Mma - Thursday 7 September, 2017

UFC champ Cyborg obtains boxing licence and appears serious about switch to ring

Cyborg intends to compete in the 154-pound division.

Mayweather-McGregor gate receipts short of record

The controversial 26 August fight raked in $55.4m, well short of the $72.2m generated by the ‘Fight of the Century’.

Mma - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Diaz trilogy is what I'd prefer next — but another fight this year is unlikely

John Kavanagh, Conor McGregor’s coach, writes exclusively for The42.

Mma - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Frampton before the spotlight, Jim Harbaugh on Saved by the Bell and the week's best sportswriting

Plus there’s Conor McGregor – the man for all seasons – as well as a wonderful insight into Tony Keady.

Mma - Thursday 31 August, 2017

McGregor believes a longer training camp would have made the difference

“I think for the time we had, 10 weeks in camp, it had to be done this way,” the Dubliner said.

Katie Taylor could be in line for huge fight against MMA superstar Holly Holm

Promoter Eddie Hearn floated the idea of another big ‘crossover’ bout following success of McGregor v Mayweather.

Mma - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

McGregor is 'still the champ' in Robbie Keane's eyes despite Mayweather defeat

The legendary Ireland striker was pictured with the UFC star during his after-party in Las Vegas.

Mma - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

In candid admission of fading skills, Mayweather says he hopes McGregor doesn't box again

‘I want to see him continue in the UFC and do what he do best,’ Mayweather said of his dance partner.

'He is an exceptional fighter': Max Kellerman changes his tune after spirited McGregor effort Olive Branch This post contains videos

'He is an exceptional fighter': Max Kellerman changes his tune after spirited McGregor effort

‘I was wrong to say Conor wouldn’t land a punch – he landed several actual punches cleanly.’

Mma - Sunday 27 August, 2017

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Here’s how the last seven days looked through the lens.

'Right now I'm a free agent': McGregor open to boxing again as he considers his next move

“People ask me what’s next, I’m not quite sure. I’ve multiple titles in the UFC to think about,” he said post-fight in Las Vegas.

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