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# mma - Today’s News

'The north versus south thing shouldn't come into it. Who gives a b******s about that in 2017?'

Dubliner Paul Redmond says his meeting with Antrim’s Norman Parke is the biggest fight of his career.

# mma - Yesterday’s News

'You could have put Conor McGregor in the cage and I would have been leaving with that belt'

Rhys McKee has been turning heads on the Irish MMA scene.

# mma - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Freddie Roach says it would be 'an honour' to train Conor McGregor to fight Floyd Mayweather

“One punch can change everything. It’s the sport we’re in. I’m not going to count him out completely.”

# mma - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

GSP looks set for UFC return this year after agreeing terms on a new contract

The legendary former welterweight champion hasn’t competed since he defeated Johny Hendricks at UFC 167.

From The Daily Edge Conor McGregor is looking extremely well on the cover of this month's GQ Howiye Now
Mayweather quashes rumours of McGregor fight UFC

Mayweather quashes rumours of McGregor fight

The retired boxer has told McGregor to ‘take care of business with the UFC’.

# mma - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Gunni Nelson set for UFC London co-main event on St Patrick's weekend

The ninth-ranked welterweight meets veteran Alan Jouban at The O2 Arena next month.

# mma - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Confirmed! Jose Aldo will fight Max Holloway for the title stripped from Conor McGregor

The title unification bout will take place at UFC 212 on 3 June in Rio de Janeiro.

'I'm gonna teach him some manners' - Artem Lobov set for fight with Cub Swanson

Their upcoming bout was announced for the upcoming bout at UFC 208 last night.

# mma - Saturday 11 February, 2017

More misery for McCall as he's forced out of yet another UFC bout

The veteran flyweight hasn’t competed in over two years due to a series of fight cancellations.

Anderson, Jacare and a new UFC champion tonight in Brooklyn

An inaugural women’s featherweight title bout headlines the UFC’s first pay-per-view event on 2017.

# mma - Thursday 9 February, 2017

London calling: MacDonald to face fellow UFC veteran Daley in Bellator debut MMA

London calling: MacDonald to face fellow UFC veteran Daley in Bellator debut

The welterweights will clash in the main event at Bellator 179 at the SSE Wembley Arena.

# mma - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Irishman Moore to face TUF veteran for Bisping's old belt in 3Arena headliner MMA

Irishman Moore to face TUF veteran for Bisping's old belt in 3Arena headliner

A light-heavyweight title bout between Karl Moore and Josh Clark will headline Cage Warriors 81 next month.

UFC heavyweight champion gets shot at revenge in next title defence

Stipe Miocic will aim to retain the belt when he goes up against former champion Junior Dos Santos.

# mma - Sunday 5 February, 2017

'The Korean Zombie' marks UFC return with first-round TKO after three-year absence He's Back This post contains videos

'The Korean Zombie' marks UFC return with first-round TKO after three-year absence

Chan Sung Jung enjoyed an impressive comeback in last night’s main event in Houston.

# mma - Saturday 4 February, 2017

McGregor has no chance of beating Mayweather - Aldo

The Brazilian doesn’t rate the UFC lightweight champion’s chances in the boxing ring.

# mma - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Dana White thinks Ronda Rousey is 'probably done'

The former women’s bantamweight champion likely won’t be returning to the UFC octagon.

# mma - Monday 30 January, 2017

The first Irish woman to compete in the UFC has retired due to a brain scan 'abnormality'

Aisling Daly has been forced to hang up her gloves aged 29.

Cage Warriors confirms long-awaited Irish return after 3-year absence

Dublin’s 3 Arena will host the event on Saturday, 4 March.

# mma - Sunday 29 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Imagine what we could do': Ireland's new generation of MMA fighters Mixed Martial Arts This post contains videos

'Imagine what we could do': Ireland's new generation of MMA fighters

TheJournal.ie spent some time this week with young people who are learning MMA in one of the country’s newest gyms.

Shevchenko set for title shot after overcoming Pena

Elsewhere on the card, Jorge Masvidal defeated Donald Cerrone via second round TKO.

Floyd Mayweather says Conor McGregor fight 'likely to happen'

A potential bout between the two fighters has been heavily discussed in recent months.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should MMA be regulated in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should MMA be regulated in Ireland?

Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh says the current situation means “anybody can run an MMA event … to whatever standard they see fit”.

From TheJournal.ie How close is Shane Ross to regulating mixed martial arts in Ireland? Safety

How close is Shane Ross to regulating mixed martial arts in Ireland?

Meetings over the next few weeks will determine whether the sport needs its own governing body – something that could significantly delay the process.

# mma - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Cormier's title defence against 'Rumble' Johnson has finally been rescheduled

UFC 210 will also feature a middleweight bout between Gegard Mousasi and former champion Chris Weidman.

# mma - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

'I could have died that day' - Dos Anjos explains why he's changing weight class

The former UFC lightweight champion has decided to move up to the welterweight division for 2017.

# mma - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

UFC and Bellator bouts announced for SBG trio

James Gallagher, Sinead Kavanagh and Makwan Amirkhani have all learned of their next assignments.

# mma - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Manny Pacquiao: 'If McGregor will fight me in boxing, why not?'

Pacquiao wants to fight the UFC star if a potential bout with Mayweather doesn’t happen.

Tito Ortiz ends MMA career in style with submission victory over Chael Sonnen

The 41-year-old announced his retirement after the bout.

# mma - Saturday 21 January, 2017

From a home in Wales to a camper van in Dublin to realise the UFC dream

Welsh fighter John Phillips has been getting ready for his UFC debut in unusual surroundings.

# mma - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

UFC contender Tim Kennedy pens poignant statement to announce his retirement

Kennedy made his professional MMA debut over 15 years ago.

# mma - Monday 16 January, 2017

The UFC's newest champion will face a former team-mate in his first title defence

It’ll be Cody Garbrandt versus TJ Dillashaw for the 135lbs title following a season of The Ultimate Fighter.

A fresh featherweight contender emerged last night at the expense of a UFC legend

Yair Rodriguez enhanced his reputation with a resoundingly comprehensive victory over BJ Penn in Phoenix.

# mma - Sunday 15 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Half of Irish people want MMA to be recognised as a legitimate sport UFC

Half of Irish people want MMA to be recognised as a legitimate sport

It’s often a heated debate around the dinner table – but here’s how the rest of the country feels.

# mma - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Dana White offers Floyd Mayweather $25m to fight Conor McGregor

“I’ll tell you what Floyd, here’s a real offer and I’m the guy, I’m the guy that can actually make the offer and I’m actually making a real offer,” he said.

# mma - Friday 13 January, 2017

The UFC have booked an interim lightweight title fight in Conor McGregor's absence

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson have finally come to an agreement to square off in March.

# mma - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

'It makes business sense': Mayweather counters McGregor with offer of $15M and cut of PPV

‘Of course, we’re the ‘A side.’ How can a guy talk about making 20 or 30 million if he has never made 8 or 9 million?’

Mark Hunt is suing the UFC for millions over Lesnar's failed drugs test

“I want the UFC to understand it’s not OK to keep doing what they’re doing.”

# mma - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

SBG veteran gets huge opportunity against former champion in Bellator main event

‘The biggest fight of my career’ – Chris Fields will take on Liam McGeary in Belfast next month.

Woodley's rematch with Wonderboy to headline the UFC's first Vegas PPV event of 2017

The pair fought to a draw in New York in November.

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