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# 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.

# mma - Friday 14 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Conor McGregor in racism and sexism row after saying he's 'half-black from the belly button down' The Notorious This post contains videos

Conor McGregor in racism and sexism row after saying he's 'half-black from the belly button down'

The Irish MMA fighter is currently promoting a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather.

# mma - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Duffy ends speculation over his future by penning new long-term UFC deal

The Donegal native had been linked with a move to Bellator after his contract with the UFC expired.

# mma - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

'I will beat your ass!' - Mayweather's dad crashes McGregor's press conference Maygregor This post contains videos

'I will beat your ass!' - Mayweather's dad crashes McGregor's press conference

Let’s have McGregor and Floyd Snr do the rest of the press conferences between now and 26 August.

'You'll do nothing' - Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather begin trash talk tour with LA story

The pair faced off for the first time tonight.

# mma - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

LIVE from LA: The first press conference with Mayweather and McGregor Fighting Talk This post contains videos

LIVE from LA: The first press conference with Mayweather and McGregor

From 10pm Irish time, the pair meet at the Staples Center for the first time ahead of their 26 August bout.

UFC pays emotional tribute as an unsung hero of Irish sport prepares to bid farewell 2 Tap This post contains videos

UFC pays emotional tribute as an unsung hero of Irish sport prepares to bid farewell

“It’s hard to walk away… but everything comes to an end.”

Rival promotion Bellator seals another major coup at UFC's expense

Former Strikeforce champion Gegard Mousasi is the latest well-known fighter to part company with the UFC.

Mayweather hoping McGregor fight can ease financial woes

The 40-year-old pocketed a mammoth $220 million for his May 2015 bout with Manny Pacquiao.

# mma - Monday 10 July, 2017

'I need to get my life back' - UFC release epic promo for return of Jon Jones UFC 214 This post contains videos

'I need to get my life back' - UFC release epic promo for return of Jon Jones

The controversial star faces Daniel Cormier in a rematch this month.

# mma - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Whittaker overcomes Romero after Amanda Nunes pulls out of UFC 213 main event

The Brazilian reigning UFC Women’s Bantamweight champion was taken to hospital owing to an unspecified illness.

# mma - Friday 7 July, 2017

The Geezer in the Corner: Armagh boss McGeeney lines out as an MMA cornerman

Kieran McGeeney was in Ben Forsyth’s corner at the 3Arena this evening.

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather are going on a four-city world tour next week ROADSHOW This post contains videos

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather are going on a four-city world tour next week

But they won’t be bringing their press conference roadshow to Dublin.

# mma - Monday 3 July, 2017

There's bad news and good news regarding one of the most anticipated UFC fights of 2017

Here’s hoping it’s third time lucky for Cerrone and Lawler.

# mma - Friday 30 June, 2017

Nick Diaz suspended as UFC reveals potential anti-doping violation

Three strikes and you’re out.

# mma - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Malignaggi set to spar with McGregor — just months after vowing to 'knock his beard off'

Malignaggi previously labelled the Mayweather bout “a joke”.

# mma - Monday 26 June, 2017

Lee's plans to fill McGregor's shoes overshadowed by controversial stoppage Jumped The Gun This post contains videos

Lee's plans to fill McGregor's shoes overshadowed by controversial stoppage

UFC president Dana White blasted referee Mario Yamasaki after last night’s main event in Oklahoma.

# mma - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Kavanagh expects Gallagher to come of age at Madison Square Garden

The Irish youngster aims to keep his undefeated record intact tonight at the famous New York venue.

# mma - Thursday 22 June, 2017

This won't be the first time Conor McGregor has defied the odds

John Kavanagh writes exclusively for The42 ahead of Conor McGregor’s clash with Floyd Mayweather.

# mma - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Mayweather says fight with McGregor is what people want

The 40-year-old boxer has been retired since beating Andre Berto in September 2015.

# mma - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Holly Holm is back! Former champ stuns Correia in UFC Singapore main event

Welterweight wins for Rafael dos Anjos and an impressive Colby Covington in Singapore.

Former UFC champion Matt Hughes seriously injured as truck hit by train

Hughes airlifted to Illinois hospital following crash on Friday morning.

# mma - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Get in, get rich, get out: McGregor already has his big win from Mayweather mega-fight

The McGregor circus is back, writes Paul Dollery, but it’s unlikely to conclude with a thrilling sporting showpiece.

Dana White says that McGregor will defend his UFC belt before the end of the year Life After Maygregor This post contains videos

Dana White says that McGregor will defend his UFC belt before the end of the year

‘Conor will actually turn right around and fight again this year after the Mayweather fight,’ the UFC President confirmed said last night.

# mma - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

McGregor's boxing bout with Mayweather is finally going ahead

The Dubliner, a pro boxing debutant, will face the undefeated former world champion in Las Vegas this summer.

# mma - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Lewis hints at retirement after Hunt's hands give him the Auckland blues Super Samoan This post contains videos

Lewis hints at retirement after Hunt's hands give him the Auckland blues

Mark Hunt returned to winning ways with a fourth-round stoppage in his hometown last night.

# mma - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

UFC's number one fighter hits out at 'mistreatment and bullying' from the organisation

‘With me, the UFC chooses not to market the best fighter in the world’.

# mma - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Holloway eyes Edgar after becoming undisputed featherweight champ in dominant Aldo victory

The Hawaiian impresses in Brazil to claim third-round TKO.

# mma - Saturday 3 June, 2017

I wouldn't be involved in preparing Conor for this fight if I didn't think he could win

John Kavanagh discusses Conor McGregor’s potential clash with Floyd Mayweather in his latest column.

# mma - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Kavanagh tips Holloway to defeat Aldo 'convincingly' this weekend

The pair will meet in a featherweight title unification bout in the main event at UFC 212 in Rio de Janeiro.

# mma - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Conlan set to assist McGregor with preparations for Mayweather

McGregor was with Conlan’s when the Olympic medallist made his professional debut at Madison Square Garden.

# mma - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Interim middleweight title bout replaces Garbrandt-Dillashaw at UFC 213

Another new belt will be handed out at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on 8 July.

# mma - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Rory MacDonald made it look easy in his Bellator debut against Paul Daley The Red King This post contains videos

Rory MacDonald made it look easy in his Bellator debut against Paul Daley

MacDonald is now set to advance to a title shot in Bellator’s welterweight division for his next bout.

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