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Mma - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Third time lucky? Frankie Edgar to bid for featherweight gold at UFC 222

Edgar will challenge reigning 145-pound champion Max Holloway in the main event in Las Vegas.

Mma - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Defend or vacate: White gives McGregor deadline to put UFC title up for grabs

“I don’t think Conor wants to fight until August… around two years since the belt has been defended… that can’t happen.”

Mma - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Here are the 10 best UFC knockouts of 2017 — but which is your number one? KO This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Here are the 10 best UFC knockouts of 2017 — but which is your number one?

No shortage of spectacular finishes via strikes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship over the past 12 months.

Conor McGregor and 'dog s**t' Khabib Nurmagomedov trade verbal blows

Nurmagomedov maintained his undefeated record at UFC 219 in Las Vegas on Saturday night.

Mma - Sunday 31 December, 2017

'I don't see anyone who has a game right now who can beat him' Auld Triangle This post contains a poll

'I don't see anyone who has a game right now who can beat him'

Do you agree with Kenny Florian and Tyron Woodley when it comes to McGregor’s chances against Khabib?

Cyborg defends title, Khabib makes a statement and more from UFC 219

The UFC rounded off its 2017 schedule with a pay-per-view event last night in Las Vegas.

Mma - Saturday 30 December, 2017

'I definitely had hairier moments in horse-racing than I've had in the cage'

Danni Neilan, the former jockey overcoming hurdles in a race to the top in mixed martial arts.

Mma - Friday 29 December, 2017

Khabib wants McGregor stripped of title as Dana White hits out at 'Conor haters'

The UFC president is hoping his lightweight champion returns to the octagon no later than next summer.

Mma - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Quiz: How well do you remember the MMA year?

The answers are to be found in our coverage of mixed martial arts from throughout 2017.

Mma - Saturday 23 December, 2017

How well do you remember Mayweather-McGregor?

Test your knowledge of a fight you’ll never forget, even if you want to.

Mma - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Dana White says Floyd Mayweather Jr in talks for UFC deal

And you thought 2017 was mad.

Mma - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Dos Anjos earns dominant win over Lawler in Winnipeg, calls for welterweight title shot UFC This post contains videos

Dos Anjos earns dominant win over Lawler in Winnipeg, calls for welterweight title shot

The Brazilian, a former lightweight champion, has now strung together three victories in his new division this year.

Mma - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Mma - Monday 11 December, 2017

Arum dismisses Pacquiao-McGregor talk and 'welcomes' Dana White to boxing

‘Dana White has a UFC that’s cratering, and he needs boxing to save himself!’ claims Bob Arum.

Mma - Sunday 10 December, 2017

New featherweight title contender emerges as Cub Swanson's run ends Life Of Brian This post contains videos

New featherweight title contender emerges as Cub Swanson's run ends

In last night’s UFC headliner, Brian Ortega submitted the veteran who had won his last four bouts.

Mma - Friday 8 December, 2017

Pacquiao says he is in talks to fight McGregor

The boxer-turned-senator has his eye on a bout with the Irish MMA star.

McGregor has every intention of fighting in 2018 — as long as the price is right

“Potential opponents must lobby for fights with me. We could see Conor McGregor anywhere.”

The shortest title reign in UFC history is over and there's a new undisputed champion

GSP has vacated the middleweight title he won last month.

McGregor will 'blow through boxing money' instead of UFC return, claims Woodley

Spending money and featuring in films will be more attractive to the Dubliner than a UFC return, according to Tyron Woodley.

Mma - Thursday 7 December, 2017

UFC star makes dream come true for young man with Down syndrome The Shermanator This post contains videos

UFC star makes dream come true for young man with Down syndrome

Diego Sanchez arranged for Isaac Marquez to take him on in an exhibition bout in Albuquerque.

A month after winning the belt, UFC champ admits he's unlikely to defend it

Georges St-Pierre isn’t keen on fighting at 185 pounds again, despite being the division’s champion.

Spectacular KO of Overeem earns Ngannou a UFC heavyweight title shot Holy Saint Francis This post contains videos

Spectacular KO of Overeem earns Ngannou a UFC heavyweight title shot

The Cameroon-born phenom is set to challenge champion Stipe Miocic for the belt in Boston in January.

Mma - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Holloway on McGregor: 'It's all fun and games until the guy gets salty'

The featherweight champ says he won’t be waiting around for a rematch with the lightweight title-holder.

Mma - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Mma - Sunday 3 December, 2017

'I'll gladly fight him' - Holloway open to McGregor rematch after defending UFC featherweight title Champion This post contains videos

'I'll gladly fight him' - Holloway open to McGregor rematch after defending UFC featherweight title

Holloway defeated Jose Aldo for the second time this year via TKO in the third round to reclaim his title.

Mma - Friday 1 December, 2017

Close call as Aldo weighs in for his chance to regain the UFC title Weight Of Expectation This post contains videos

Close call as Aldo weighs in for his chance to regain the UFC title

Aldo appeared to struggle to weigh in under the 145-pound limit for tomorrow’s clash with Max Holloway.

Mma - Thursday 30 November, 2017

UFC champ Woodley hits back at 'delusional' Dana White over Diaz claim

Recent speculation suggested that Tyron Woodley would defend his title against Nate Diaz at UFC 219.

UFC book Cormier title defence despite opponent's impending felony charge

Daniel Cormier is set to face Volkan Oezdemir at the TD Garden in Boston on Saturday, 20 January.

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Conor McGregor appears in court on speeding charge, tells judge he earns '€140 million'

The MMA fighter was ordered to appear in court after his solicitor addressed the court this morning.

Mma - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

It's nearly a year since her last fight but Dana White says Ronda Rousey isn't ready to quit

“She doesn’t tick like everyone else ticks,” said the UFC president.

'Conor might never fight again': Dana White unsure of McGregor's UFC future

The UFC president also spoke about McGregor making the headlines for the wrong reasons.

Mma - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

A different Aldo? Former champ ready to regain title in UFC 218 rematch

Jose Aldo takes on featherweight king Max Holloway in Saturday night’s main event in Detroit.

Mma - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Bisping suffers ferocious KO defeat just three weeks after losing UFC title Shanghai Noon This post contains videos

Bisping suffers ferocious KO defeat just three weeks after losing UFC title

The 38-year-old former middleweight champion fought today for the second time this month.

Mma - Friday 24 November, 2017

UFC lightweight receives 10-month jail sentence over fight-fixing incident

Bang Tae-Hyun was found guilty of taking a bribe of 100 million won (€77,000).

Mma - Friday 17 November, 2017

Cyborg's first featherweight title defence confirmed for UFC 219

The UFC women’s featherweight champion will put her belt on the line against Holly Holm next month.

Mma - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

The42's first book Behind The Lines is full of great Irish sports stories... and out now

If you like sportswriting, you’ll love this.

Diaz could get title shot as Woodley expresses interest in UFC 219 bout

Speculation is mounting that Nate Diaz could fight for the UFC welterweight belt in Las Vegas next month.

Mma - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

'I must hold myself to a higher standard': McGregor pens apology for conduct at Dublin MMA event

‘I sincerely apologize for my behavior at last weekends fight event in Dublin,’ says McGregor.

Conor McGregor 'pulled' from UFC card thanks to Bellator antics, according to commission boss

Will the UFC actually dole out serious punishment?

Mma - Monday 13 November, 2017

'Two rounds': De La Hoya reveals he's been training for potential comeback v McGregor

Oscar De La Hoya admits he has been training for five months with an eye toward luring Conor McGregor back into the ring.