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# ufc - Friday 29 April, 2016

UFC Dublin headliner Diego Brandao has been cut by the organisation following his arrest P45

# ufc - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Joseph Duffy to return to UFC action in Las Vegas in July

The Donegal native will take to the octagon this summer.

# ufc - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Jones v Cormier rematch replaces McGregor fight on UFC 200 card UFC

Jones v Cormier rematch replaces McGregor fight on UFC 200 card

Dana White’s moved to end the controversy around the organisation’s landmark show.

# ufc - Monday 25 April, 2016

'I don’t know why he would tweet that' - UFC boss dismisses McGregor's claim

In spite of Conor McGregor’s latest social media offering, the UFC’s stance hasn’t changed.

Rare blood disorder forces Irish UFC flyweight Paddy Holohan to retire

The Tallaght native was due to return to the octagon next weekend in Rotterdam.

Conor McGregor says he's BACK ON the fight card for UFC 200

The fighter has just made the announcement on social media.

John Kavanagh: Do you want to see Conor's best performances or hear his best soundbites?

Conor McGregor’s coach brings us his latest column.

# ufc - Sunday 24 April, 2016

(Dana) White lies, the weight of gold and the rest of this week's best sportswriting

All that, plus an essential long-read on Tiger Woods.

Conor McGregor and the Irish Dream... whatever that is

John Leonard on the UFC star’s confidence and what he represents.

# ufc - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Dana White confirms Conor McGregor still won't be part of UFC 200

The Irish fighter clarified that he had not retired in a lengthy Facebook post yesterday.

# ufc - Thursday 21 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge That Conor McGregor Statement In 12 Gifs Tight Little Ass

That Conor McGregor Statement In 12 Gifs

So much to take in.

'I am not retired' - Conor McGregor throws down the gauntlet to Dana White

The UFC star says he was given no leeway when it came to media expectations.

'Business is business' - Jon Jones one of the few fighters defending McGregor's 'retirement'

Jones said he applauded the move because the Irish fighter stood up for himself.

# ufc - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Dana White: Conor needs to clear this up fast or it's Edgar v Aldo for featherweight title UFC This post contains videos

Dana White: Conor needs to clear this up fast or it's Edgar v Aldo for featherweight title

The UFC boss says no fighter is exempt from promoting their fight.

Where does the UFC go from here after McGregor's 'retirement'?

We look at potential headline bouts for UFC 200 after the news that Ireland’s best-known fighter has been cut from the card.

Conor McGregor has been pulled from his upcoming fight at UFC 200

Row between UFC and McGregor as star refuses to promote Diaz rematch.

# ufc - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Conor McGregor tweet sparks furious speculation about early retirement

Is the UFC superstar ready to call it quits – or is this all part of a bigger game?

MMA chiefs: We've reached out to Michael Ring but are still waiting for an invitation to meet

The heads of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation have called for the sport to be regulated in Ireland.

# ufc - Sunday 17 April, 2016

UFC fighter Diego Brandao arrested for alleged assault outside strip club

The Brazilian reportedly struck an employee with a gun.

Glover Teixeira knocks out Rashad Evans in first round, calls out 'Rumble' Johnson UFC

Glover Teixeira knocks out Rashad Evans in first round, calls out 'Rumble' Johnson

The Brazilian was too good for Rashad Evans in Tampa.

# ufc - Saturday 16 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Is MMA really safer than boxing? Factcheck

FactCheck: Is MMA really safer than boxing?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck deals with one of the most emotive controversies of the week.

# ufc - Friday 15 April, 2016

MMA event in Dublin cancelled for 'insurance and legal purposes'

‘WCFC Road to Dublin’ had been due to take place at the Wright Venue in Swords.

International MMA chiefs call for sport to be recognised in Ireland and regulated properly MMA

International MMA chiefs call for sport to be recognised in Ireland and regulated properly

The statement comes after the tragic death of Joao Carvalho.

Madison Square Garden will host New York's first UFC event this year as MMA is legalised

The sport’s premier franchise is set to visit the famous venue on 12 November.

3 potential future UFC fighters to watch tonight at Cage Warriors 75

Keep an eye on this trio as the UK-based promotion makes its return in London.

# ufc - Thursday 14 April, 2016

'I was caught by surprise' - Former UFC champion admits using banned substance

This weekend’s bout between Lyoto Machida and Dan Henderson has been cancelled after the news emerged.

A tragedy in cycling opened a discussion on safety, we must give MMA the same opportunity

The sport’s detractors want it banned, but there’s an opportunity to make it safer than ever in the wake of this week’s tragedy.

# ufc - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn is coming out of retirement

The former lightweight and welterweight champion will return to the Octagon after a two-year lay-off at UFC 199.

# ufc - Monday 11 April, 2016

The show that helped to launch Conor McGregor's career returns this weekend

There are several up-and-comers worth keeping an eye on this Saturday night in London.

# ufc - Sunday 10 April, 2016

This thunderous one-punch KO is the highlight of UFC Zagreb so far

Mairbek Taisumov is making his presence felt in the lightweight division.

# ufc - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Two-time UFC champion Mir denies doping violation UFC

Two-time UFC champion Mir denies doping violation

Frank Mir denies taking performance enhancing drugs after having a failed test flagged up by the US Anti-Doping Agency.

# ufc - Friday 8 April, 2016

The 70 former Cage Warriors fighters who ended up in the UFC

A comprehensive list of fighters who graduated to the top in MMA from the returning UK-based promotion.

Unbeaten Khabib handed a new opponent after UFC main event is called off

Newcomer Darrell Horcher will step in next weekend after the injury to Tony Ferguson.

'It's a long road they'd have to travel': why MMA is not recognised by Sport Ireland MMA

'It's a long road they'd have to travel': why MMA is not recognised by Sport Ireland

Sport Ireland has been conducting anti-doping tests on Irish MMA fighters even though the sport isn’t yet recognised by the body.

There's a rare afternoon treat in store for UFC fans on Sunday

Former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos features in the main event in Zagreb.

# ufc - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Paddy Holohan booked for return to UFC action for the first time since Dublin defeat SBG

Paddy Holohan booked for return to UFC action for the first time since Dublin defeat

The 27-year-old will be aiming for his fourth UFC win.

# ufc - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

'It's a s**t situation... I deserve more respect' - Aldo slams interim title bout

The former UFC featherweight champion insists there’s “no logic” to his meeting with Frankie Edgar.

The UFC has announced unusual plans to find its next flyweight title challenger

If you weigh less than 125lbs and fancy being beaten up by Demetrious Johnson, listen up…

Dos Anjos offers Khabib a title shot as another UFC main event bites the dust

UFC bosses are scrambling for Plan B after Tony Ferguson was forced to withdraw through injury.

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