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#MMA

# mma - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Till aiming to play his part in a potentially memorable weekend of sport for Liverpool

The rising UFC welterweight headlines the organisation’s debut event in his hometown on Sunday night.

# mma - Sunday 20 May, 2018

‘You’re talking to the most exciting fighter in Irish MMA at the minute so put me in there against the champion’

Kiefer Crosbie is mentored by Conor McGregor and co-headlined BAMMA Dublin last Saturday where he blew away his opponent.

# mma - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Amanda Nunes finishes Raquel Pennington in fifth round in Rio UFC

Amanda Nunes finishes Raquel Pennington in fifth round in Rio

The champ got the job done.

# mma - Friday 11 May, 2018

UFC cuts one of its top featherweights for rejecting fights with two ranked opponents

“He can go somewhere else. We have no use for him,” Dana White said of Yair Rodriguez.

# mma - Thursday 10 May, 2018

GSP's coaches ‘surprised and unaware’ of UFC’s plans for Diaz fight

The Canadian’s coaches were not made aware of the potential bout with Nate Diaz according to Kenny Florian.

# mma - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Lightweight bout between GSP and Nate Diaz in the works for UFC 227

Dana White has confirmed that the UFC is working on a fight between the pair in Los Angeles later this year.

# mma - Monday 30 April, 2018

Dana White rules out Russia as a potential venue for Khabib-McGregor fight

The UFC boss is unsure of when McGregor will return to the octagon as he prepares for a court date in June.

# mma - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Conor McGregor inexplicably moves up UFC rankings despite not having fought in 17 months

The former two-weight champion was formally stripped of both of his titles after not having defended either belt since November 2016.

# mma - Saturday 14 April, 2018

'I feel like what I’m experiencing is something that money can’t buy'

After recently picking up the biggest win of his career, Rhys McKee is moving towards a shot in the UFC.

# mma - Monday 9 April, 2018

'We have to finish this beef' - Khabib invites McGregor to regain UFC title

Khabib Nurmagomedov replaced Conor McGregor as UFC lightweight champion on Saturday night.

# mma - Sunday 8 April, 2018

McGregor's reign as UFC champion officially ended by rival Nurmagomedov

Khabib dominated Al Iaquinta at UFC 223 to win the title that McGregor had held since November 2016.

# mma - Saturday 7 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Yes, your honour': Details of Conor McGregor assault charges read out in New York court Brooklyn

'Yes, your honour': Details of Conor McGregor assault charges read out in New York court

McGregor was released on a bail of $50,000.

# mma - Friday 6 April, 2018

UFC 223 main event saved as Khabib finally gets opponent

Khabib Nurmagomedov will fight Al Iaquinta at Barclays Center tomorrow night.

From TheJournal.ie Conor McGregor appears in court charged in connection with bus incident The Mac Strife

Conor McGregor appears in court charged in connection with bus incident

McGregor was filmed allegedly storming a press event ahead of UFC 223 yesterday, which is due to take place this weekend.

# mma - Thursday 5 April, 2018

McGregor defiant as UFC confirm his reign as champion ends this weekend

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Max Holloway will fight for the undisputed lightweight title at UFC 223 in Brooklyn.

# mma - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Khabib and SBG Ireland's Artem Lobov involved in verbal altercation at UFC hotel Russian Roulette This post contains videos

Khabib and SBG Ireland's Artem Lobov involved in verbal altercation at UFC hotel

The pair will fight on Saturday’s UFC 223 card in Brooklyn, but against separate opponents.

# mma - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

McGregor's rematch with Diaz voted greatest UFC fight of all time

UFC fans have given their seal of approval to the second meeting of the pair at UFC 202 in August 2016.

Quiz: Test your knowledge of some UFC pull-outs of the past

Max Holloway has replaced Tony Ferguson in Saturday’s UFC 223 main event against Khabib Nurmagomedov.

# mma - Monday 2 April, 2018

Max Holloway to replace Tony Ferguson in UFC 223 fight

Khabib Nurmagomedov has a new opponent for the upcoming event.

# mma - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

SBG's Nelson handed exciting match-up for UFC's debut in Liverpool

The Icelandic welterweight is set to take on Neil Magny in what will be his first outing in 10 months.

# mma - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Anthony Joshua 'all ears' amid reports of $500 million interest from UFC boss

Dana White is apparently keen to sign the heavyweight champion as he looks to make a move into boxing.

# mma - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Irish fighter heads to London aiming to emulate McGregor's historic Cage Warriors achievement

Karl Moore will bid to win a second title on Saturday night.

# mma - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

UFC still not ruling out Dublin return in 2018 despite Liverpool detour

The MMA organisation’s reported event in the Irish capital on 27 May is set to take place in Liverpool instead.

# mma - Sunday 18 March, 2018

SBG fighter John Phillips tastes defeat in UFC debut with opening round submission UFC London This post contains videos

SBG fighter John Phillips tastes defeat in UFC debut with opening round submission

The Welsh-born fighter was submitted by Charles Byrd inside the opening round on Saturday night.

# mma - Friday 16 March, 2018

UFC announce Fight Night 130 is set for Liverpool after Dublin reports

Liverpool native Darren Till will headline the first ever UFC event in the city.

# mma - Sunday 11 March, 2018

He could see his house from jail, but John Phillips is invading the UFC from a caravan in Dublin

‘The UFC rang me up: ‘How did the interview go, John?’ I said: ‘Well, to put it nicely, I got escorted out by two armed guards.’

# mma - Saturday 10 March, 2018

A Conor McGregor comeback fight versus GSP would be 'bigger than the Floyd Mayweather bout' UFC

# mma - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Ortega becomes the first fighter to stop former UFC champion Edgar

Cris Cyborg also retained her women’s featherweight title in Las Vegas last night.

# mma - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

MMA star Jones handed hefty fine and has fighting licence revoked over drug test

He tested positive for the steroid Turinabol following an in-competition test last July.

# mma - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Jeremy Stephens the victor at UFC Orlando but Josh Emmett to contest controversial finish UFC On Fox 26 This post contains videos

Jeremy Stephens the victor at UFC Orlando but Josh Emmett to contest controversial finish

Stephens knocked Emmett out cold on Saturday inside the second round but the legality of his finish has been questioned.

# mma - Friday 23 February, 2018

UFC to return to Dublin in May - report

The organisation last hosted an event in Dublin in October of 2015.

# mma - Thursday 22 February, 2018

McGregor claims he offered to make UFC return against Frankie Edgar next weekend

‘It is on them to come and get me. Because I am here.’

# mma - Monday 19 February, 2018

Cerrone eyes lightweight return after equalling UFC record with superb first-round finish Cowboys Ted! This post contains videos

Cerrone eyes lightweight return after equalling UFC record with superb first-round finish

“Khabib, I’m coming, baby. I ain’t scared to fight you.”

# mma - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Exciting match-up for SBG's Artem Lobov added to UFC 223

The Irish featherweight will take on Alex Caceres on the undercard of Ferguson-Nurmagomedov.

# mma - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Yoel Romero defeats Luke Rockhold with brutal third-round knockout UFC 221 This post contains videos

Yoel Romero defeats Luke Rockhold with brutal third-round knockout

Romero delivered a big win in Australia but did not claim the interim middleweight title after missing weight on Friday.

# mma - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Yoel Romero loses out on interim title shot after missing weight for UFC 221

The 40-year-old Cuban fighter will now be unable to win the UFC interim middleweight title tonight against Luke Rockhold.

# mma - Friday 9 February, 2018

Irish MMA Association issues strong response to 'misinformation' from Minister Shane Ross

IMMAA’s John Kavanagh has released a comprehensive statement.

Irish youngster James Gallagher booked for Bellator main event in April

The SBG product hasn’t fought since defeating Chinzo Machida at Madison Square Garden last June.

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross: MMA bosses must stop 'dragging their feet' on safety after inquest into death of fighter Joao Carvalho

Shane Ross: MMA bosses must stop 'dragging their feet' on safety after inquest into death of fighter

Joao Carvalho died on 11 April 2016 after he was knocked out during an MMA fight in the National Boxing Stadium.

# mma - Thursday 8 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Joao Carvalho inquest rules misadventure - fighter was hit with 41 blows to head MMA

Joao Carvalho inquest rules misadventure - fighter was hit with 41 blows to head

Joao Carvalho died on 11 April 2016 after he was knocked out during an MMA fight in the National Boxing Stadium

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