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# ufc - Yesterday’s News

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.

# ufc - 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.

# ufc - 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.

# ufc - 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.

# ufc - Sunday 15 January, 2017

From 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.

# ufc - 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.

# ufc - 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.

# ufc - 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.”

# ufc - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

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.

# ufc - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Retire or fight back? UFC stars offer advice to Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey is taking time off to ponder her future after her 48-second loss in her comeback fight at UFC 207.

Rousey breaks silence following UFC 207 loss to Nunes

Following her loss in just 48 seconds to Amanda Nunes, Ronda Rousey asked for time to consider her future.

# ufc - Saturday 31 December, 2016

'Donald Trump's other blood sport' and more of the year's best MMA writing

Also featuring Kevin ‘Kimbo Slice’ Ferguson, Nate Diaz and, of course, Conor McGregor.

AND STILL! Sensational Nunes ends Ronda Rousey's comeback in just 48 seconds

Cody Garbrandt stuns Dominick Cruz in an unforgettable finish to the UFC year.

Blood, sweat and tears in the UFC and elsewhere: The MMA year in pictures

Take a look back through the highs and lows of 2016.

# ufc - Friday 30 December, 2016

How's your memory of these UFC events?

This will separate the debutants from the veterans.

There's much more to tonight's UFC 207 card than Ronda Rousey's return

The UFC signs off on 2016 with a stacked card from Las Vegas which features two title fights.

# ufc - Thursday 29 December, 2016

'Conor McGregor is not in my plans for the next 10 months'

“I’m not even thinking about Conor,” says Dana White amid uncertainty over what’s next for McGregor.

Dana White defends Ronda Rousey's refusal to speak to the media

Rousey has insisted on a media blackout ahead of her comeback fight tomorrow night at UFC 207.

# ufc - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Her return is just 2 days away but Ronda Rousey is only conspicuous by her absence

Once an untouchable champion, Rousey hasn’t fought since a KO loss 13 months ago against Holly Holm.

# ufc - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Quiz: Test your memory of the UFC in 2016

Let’s see how well you remember the past 12 months in MMA’s leading organisation.

# ufc - Monday 26 December, 2016

'I’ve been spending a lot of time playing the UFC video game so I think that has prepared me well'

John Kavanagh on the origins of Straight Blast Gym Ireland.

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Taoiseach found Ali's death the most difficult celebrity loss to take this year

The Taoiseach also said he believed UFC fighter Conor McGregor is a superstar.

# ufc - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Only a rescheduled bout with Ian McCall stopped Neil Seery from retiring

The Irish flyweight postponed his plans to call it a day for a fight he’s been keen on for a long time.

# ufc - Friday 23 December, 2016

Recognition of MMA in Ireland, mandatory brain scans for SBG and what's next for McGregor

John Kavanagh brings us his latest exclusive column.

# ufc - Thursday 22 December, 2016

UFC star Cristiane 'Cyborg' Justino gets potential Anti-Doping Policy violation

A statement from the organisation confirmed the news earlier this evening.

Blood, sweat and tears: The images that sum up the UFC year

Let these pictures provide a recap of an eventful year of action for MMA’s largest organisation.

# ufc - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Aldo claims his next fight will be for an interim UFC lightweight title

The featherweight champion had been expecting to fight Max Holloway in a unification bout in February.

# ufc - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

John Phillips becomes the latest SBG fighter to be signed by the UFC

The middleweight knockout specialist will make his debut for the organisation next month.

# ufc - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Waterson announced herself on UFC stage with submission win over VanZant

The No. 11 ranked strawweight controlled the contest from the outset.

# ufc - Saturday 17 December, 2016

# ufc - Friday 16 December, 2016

Final fight on Joseph Duffy's UFC contract to take place in London on St Patrick's weekend

The Donegal native looks set to return at UFC Fight Night 108.

# ufc - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Neil Seery has a new date for his UFC retirement fight

Anyone fancy a trip to Brooklyn?

UFC finally set up women's featherweight division - but Cyborg won't get first title shot

Holly Holm vs Germaine de Randamie set for UFC 208 in February.

# ufc - Monday 12 December, 2016

No budging in UFC contract impasse but Duffy prepared to make 'wise decisions'

“There’s plenty of options so I’ll fight out this last fight and go from there,” says the Donegal lightweight.

# ufc - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Conor McGregor got the full Saturday Night Live treatment last night SNL This post contains videos

Conor McGregor got the full Saturday Night Live treatment last night

UFC lightweight champ featured in a skit called “Where’d Your Money Go?”

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Devastating Holloway stops Pettis to set up featherweight unification fight against Aldo

New interim champion targets Aldo fight in early 2017.

# ufc - Friday 9 December, 2016

Pettis misses weight for UFC interim featherweight title bout

The former lightweight champion is scheduled to face Max Holloway tomorrow night in Toronto.

# ufc - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Dana White says McGregor will appear in Game of Thrones

A cameo in HBO’s fantasy drama Game of Thrones is in the offing for UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, says Dana White.

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