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# ufc - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Cody Garbrandt gets UFC title shot as mentor Urijah Faber announces retirement

Garbrandt will face Dominick Cruz for the 135lb title at UFC 207.

# ufc - Saturday 22 October, 2016

UFC Belfast gets a new main event as injury forces Gunnar Nelson out

A rematch between Gegard Mousasi and Uriah Hall now looks set to top the bill at the SSE Arena.

# ufc - Friday 21 October, 2016

'There will be adversity in this fight... There will be times where Conor is feeling that pressure'

John Kavanagh says his fighter’s upcoming bout will be far from straightforward.

# ufc - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Former Manchester City CEO Garry Cook among high-profile staff let go by UFC

The lay-offs come in the wake of the multi-billion-dollar sale of the organisation in July.

# ufc - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

UFC denies Georges St-Pierre's claims his contract has been terminated

The promotion insists the three-time welterweight champion is not a free agent.

# ufc - Monday 17 October, 2016

'I have other options' - GSP says he has terminated his UFC contract

The 35-year-old Canadian was speaking on ‘The MMA Hour’ this evening.

$150,000? McGregor was only fined half that, Nevada Commission insist

NSCA executive director Bob Bennett says Conor McGregor will only have to cough up for a $75,000 fine.

# ufc - Saturday 15 October, 2016

Conor McGregor's response to $150,000 fine: 'Good luck trying to get it'

McGregor was sanctioned earlier this week by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

McGregor's team-mate Charlie Ward becomes the latest Irishman to be signed by the UFC MMA

McGregor's team-mate Charlie Ward becomes the latest Irishman to be signed by the UFC

Ward has been handed a contract after just four professional fights.

# ufc - Friday 14 October, 2016

'Not fighting is hard' - Paddy Holohan on adjusting to life as a former UFC star Reflections This post contains videos

'Not fighting is hard' - Paddy Holohan on adjusting to life as a former UFC star

The popular Dubliner was forced to retire from mixed martial arts this year due to a rare blood disorder.

# ufc - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Dana White: McGregor never wants to fight in Vegas again due to severity of $150,000 fine

The UFC star is taking his wallet elsewhere.

Ronda Rousey to return to an immediate title shot at UFC 207 in December

The former bantamweight champion will make her comeback against reigning title-holder Amanda Nunes.

# ufc - Monday 10 October, 2016

Conor McGregor fined and given 50 hours community service for press conference brawl

Nevada Athletic Commission have handed down the punishment.

# ufc - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Madison Square Garden features heavily in epic McGregor-Alvarez UFC 205 promo

McGregor takes on Eddie Alvarez on November 12.

# ufc - Friday 7 October, 2016

The division's title is on the line this weekend but the UFC's best middleweights are elsewhere

Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson top the bill in Manchester.

Diaz gets slap on the wrist for using 'prohibited substance' CBD after McGregor loss

USADA has issued a public warning to the UFC star.

# ufc - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Cormier will defend light heavyweight title with UFC 206 rematch against Johnson

Since the last meeting, Anthony Johnson has won all three of his bouts by KO.

# ufc - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Quiz: Can you identify these UFC fighters from their records alone?

Time to separate the hardcore from the half-arsed.

UFC fighter Josh Samman has died at the age of 28 RIP

UFC fighter Josh Samman has died at the age of 28

The Florida native had been in a coma since last week after police found him unresponsive at a friend’s home.

Bellator will pursue Irish lightweight Joseph Duffy if he leaves the UFC

The Donegal man has one fight left on his UFC contract and he’s unhappy with the terms on offer for a renewal.

# ufc - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Even a Conor McGregor rematch won't stop Jose Aldo from quitting the UFC

“The right thing is for me to be released from my contract.”

# ufc - Monday 3 October, 2016

Coach explains why the UFC is finally about to see the best version of Conor McGregor

145lbs is too small, 170lbs is too big, but this one is just right.

# ufc - Sunday 2 October, 2016

John Lineker comes out on the right side of epic with John Dodson UFC

John Lineker comes out on the right side of epic with John Dodson

Did he earn a title shot with his night’s work in Portland?

# ufc - Friday 30 September, 2016

Tom Brady, Serena Williams, Ben Affleck and the 20 other new investors in the UFC

Li Na isn’t going to stand for any more of Conor McGregor’s carry-on.

Here's how the card looks for the UFC's return to Ireland as another home favourite is added

UFC Fight Night 99 will take place in Belfast on 19 November.

# ufc - Thursday 29 September, 2016

His rivals may feel hard done by but Conor has earned this historic opportunity

John Kavanagh, Conor McGregor’s head coach, writes exclusively ahead of McGregor’s return at UFC 205.

# ufc - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Nate Diaz's message to Dana White: 'Get off Conor's nuts' 209

Nate Diaz's message to Dana White: 'Get off Conor's nuts'

Conor McGregor will face Eddie Alvarez in November but Diaz says they’re both afraid to fight him.

Angry Aldo asks to be released by the UFC as McGregor rematch slips away again

The Brazilian expected to face McGregor next but the Irish fighter will take on Eddie Alvarez instead.

McGregor predicts first-round KO of 'broke bum' Alvarez at Madison Square Garden

“He gets cracked, he gets dropped, it’s happened throughout his career.”

Jeremy Stephens has learned a valuable lesson about interrupting Conor McGregor Ouch This post contains videos

# ufc - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Watch: Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor at the UFC 205 press conference Fighting Talk This post contains videos

Watch: Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor at the UFC 205 press conference

The pair spoke to the media in New York tonight ahead of their lightweight title bout on 12 November.

3 title fights, 8 champions of past and present: Stacked card set for UFC's New York debut

UFC 205 takes place at Madison Square Garden on 12 November.

The UFC's top lightweight contender claims he was 'used' as McGregor is handed title shot

Nurmagomedov had signed two contracts to fight Eddie Alvarez.

Conor McGregor will bid for UFC history against Eddie Alvarez in New York on 12 November

The Dubliner will challenge the UFC’s lightweight champion.

# ufc - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Cyborg taken to 2nd round, and punishes Lansberg for hanging on that long

The Brazilian left Sweden’s Lina Lansberg bloodied as she won the main event in Brasilia last night.

# ufc - Saturday 24 September, 2016

'What could I have achieved if I came to this a bit younger? I would have been a UFC champion'

Neil Seery reflects on his career as he gets set to hang up his gloves in Belfast in November.

# ufc - Friday 23 September, 2016

'He’s not the type that fully enjoys that kind of attention – like Conor McGregor'

The support of the home crowd could be a hindrance to Gunnar Nelson, says opponent Dong Hyun Kim.

Rousey's coach says she could make her comeback in a title bout this year

“There’s a chance she fights to get her belt back this year,” according to Edmond Tarverdyan.

Alvarez dismisses claim that his financial demands scuppered McGregor bout

The UFC lightweight champion is keen on a lucrative title defence at Madison Square Garden.

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