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# ufc - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Health scare for Davy, failed drugs tests in UFC and today's sport Wednesday This post contains videos

We'll Leave It There So: Health scare for Davy, failed drugs tests in UFC and today's sport

Elsewhere, Sam Allardyce is expected to be unveiled as the new England manager tomorrow and John Kavanagh backs Conor McGregor to secure decisive victory in Nate Diaz rematch.

UFC star Chad Mendes hit with 2-year suspension for doping

The former featherweight title challenger won’t be able to compete in the UFC again until June 2018.

Hunt slams UFC for 'f*cking fighters over' in the wake of Lesnar doping controversy

Mark Hunt is not a happy heavyweight: “These guys are just making shit up as they go.”

Diaz-McGregor card takes a hit as Maia-Condit is pulled from UFC 202 bill

The bout will instead take place a week later.

Brock Lesnar failed a second drug test at UFC 200

The UFC fighter and WWE wrestler is facing a lengthy ban after his in-competition sample tested positive for the same banned substance.

Now Amir Khan fancies himself as an MMA fighter and claims he wants McGregor bout

The 29-year-old says talk of the Irish UFC star fighting Floyd Mayweather was a “publicity stunt”, but insists he would be willing to change codes.

# ufc - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

The UFC has booked a rematch of one of its greatest bouts in recent memory

After their epic battle in December 2012, Jim Miller and Joe Lauzon are set go at it again.

Ais Daly to take on Michelle Waterson at UFC Fight Night Hamburg

The Dubliner is coming off victory in her last UFC bout.

# ufc - Saturday 16 July, 2016

UFC and WWE star Brock Lesnar flagged by USADA for potential doping violation

The 39-year-old is currently under contract with the wrestling organisation.

The Irishman whose quest to lose weight brought him all the way to the UFC

Paul Redmond’s time at the top was halted in 2015 but he’s never been more enthusiastic about his career.

# ufc - Friday 15 July, 2016

Report: Rory MacDonald in talks to leave the UFC as discussions with other promotions begin

Bellator and ONE are keen on MMA’s most valuable free agent.

# ufc - Thursday 14 July, 2016

'Bisping said no' - Freddie Roach claims UFC champion refused bout against GSP

The renowned boxing trainer has been working with St-Pierre ahead of his rumoured return to mixed martial arts.

McGregor beats Golovkin and Canelo to ESPY Best Fighter award

The Dubliner also had competition from Roman Gonzalez and fellow UFC champion Robbie Lawler.

Ferguson has a pop at McGregor as he calls for title shot following 8th consecutive win

There was also a big KO victory for John Lineker.

# ufc - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

The wheels have come off for one of the UFC's most popular recent champions

Johny Hendricks: “Would you call that a performance? Is that the guy who won the belt? That was so pathetic.”

Urijah Faber puts retirement on hold to take on top bantamweight prospect

The 37-year-old admitted that he was unsure about fighting again following his recent defeat to Dominick Cruz.

The UFC 202: Diaz v McGregor undercard has lost one of its biggest fights

The welterweight bout between Dong Hyun Kim and Neil Magny won’t be going ahead of Saturday, 20 August.

# ufc - Monday 11 July, 2016

The UFC has been sold for $4 billion - reports

Dana White set to remain as UFC president as business consortium agrees multi-billion dollar purchase.

# ufc - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Michael Bisping's first UFC title defence looks set to be an absolute belter

Michael Bisping's first UFC title defence looks set to be an absolute belter

Bisping v Henderson 2 for the middleweight belt? Yes please.

New champion crowned in UFC 200 main event as Nunes emerges victorious

Amanda Nunes submitted Miesha Tate to become the UFC’s fourth bantamweight champion since November.

Lesnar and Cormier grind out decision wins at UFC 200

The former heavyweight champion and the current light-heavyweight champion were victorious in Las Vegas.

Jose Aldo looked very impressive as he secured his rematch with Conor McGregor

Aldo defeated Frankie Edgar to claim the UFC interim featherweight title and a 145lbs unification bout.

Velasquez returns to open UFC 200 main card with demolition of Browne

The former heavyweight champion meant business as he fought for the first time in 13 months.

Dillashaw gains revenge to set up bantamweight title rematch with Cruz

There were also wins on the TV prelims for Julianna Pena, Kelvin Gastelum and Sage Northcutt.

UFC 200 kicks off with 3 first-round finishes including stunning Lauzon win over Sanchez

The opening portion of the card lived up to expectation.

# ufc - Saturday 9 July, 2016

'Mom, shut up!' This MMA star had an awkward moment during his UFC debut last night Faux Pas This post contains videos

'Mom, shut up!' This MMA star had an awkward moment during his UFC debut last night

Khalil Rountree later apologised for his put down.

UFC 200: Here are the important details for tonight's landmark event

The star-studded card takes place in Las Vegas and kicks off at 11.30pm Irish time.

UFC champion Jedrzejczyk forced to dig deep to settle Gadelha grudge match

The Polish striker continues to assert her dominance with another defeat of her biggest rival.

# ufc - Friday 8 July, 2016

Joseph Duffy issues timely reminder that there's more than one exceptional Irishman in the UFC

The man from Donegal made a major statement in Las Vegas.

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Embedded footage shows how a tearful Cormier learned that the Jones fight had been pulled

The UFC champ still wanted the fight to go ahead.

Daniel Cormier will now face Anderson Silva tomorrow night at UFC 200

The UFC’s former middleweight champion has stepped in at the last minute for a light-heavyweight bout.

McGregor expects trilogy fight with Diaz but not before he defends his featherweight title

The UFC featherweight champion plans to move back down to 145lbs after next month’s UFC 202 rematch.

Alvarez stops dos Anjos to become the UFC's new lightweight champion

The former Bellator title-holder is now the top dog in the 155lbs division in the UFC.

Joseph Duffy looked superb as he took just 25 seconds to win at UFC Fight Night 90

The Donegal lightweight rebounded from his January defeat to Dustin Poirier in spectacular fashion.

# ufc - Thursday 7 July, 2016

'I played it a bit wrong... but this company has a $4.2 billion price tag because of me'

Conor McGregor elaborated on his dispute with the UFC at tonight’s press conference for UFC 202.

McGregor insists he won't change his strategy in rematch against Diaz

The Dubliner is preparing meticulously this time but the approach will be the same on fight night, he says.

Dana White confirms Cormier will fight at UFC 200 despite Jones' withdrawal

The main event for Saturday night in Las Vegas fell apart in the early hours of this morning, but Cormier is still set to compete.

Watch: Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor's UFC 202 press conference We Meet Again This post contains videos

Watch: Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor's UFC 202 press conference

The pair addressed the media in Las Vegas tonight ahead of their rematch at the T-Mobile Arena on Saturday, 20 August.

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