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# ufc - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

GSP looks set for UFC return this year after agreeing terms on a new contract

The legendary former welterweight champion hasn’t competed since he defeated Johny Hendricks at UFC 167.

Mayweather quashes rumours of McGregor fight UFC

Mayweather quashes rumours of McGregor fight

The retired boxer has told McGregor to ‘take care of business with the UFC’.

# ufc - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Gunni Nelson set for UFC London co-main event on St Patrick's weekend

The ninth-ranked welterweight meets veteran Alan Jouban at The O2 Arena next month.

# ufc - Sunday 12 February, 2017

'I'm gonna teach him some manners' - Artem Lobov set for fight with Cub Swanson

Their upcoming bout was announced for the upcoming bout at UFC 208 last night.

# ufc - Saturday 11 February, 2017

More misery for McCall as he's forced out of yet another UFC bout

The veteran flyweight hasn’t competed in over two years due to a series of fight cancellations.

Anderson, Jacare and a new UFC champion tonight in Brooklyn

An inaugural women’s featherweight title bout headlines the UFC’s first pay-per-view event on 2017.

# ufc - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

UFC heavyweight champion gets shot at revenge in next title defence

Stipe Miocic will aim to retain the belt when he goes up against former champion Junior Dos Santos.

# ufc - Saturday 4 February, 2017

McGregor has no chance of beating Mayweather - Aldo

The Brazilian doesn’t rate the UFC lightweight champion’s chances in the boxing ring.

# ufc - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Dana White thinks Ronda Rousey is 'probably done'

The former women’s bantamweight champion likely won’t be returning to the UFC octagon.

# ufc - Monday 30 January, 2017

The first Irish woman to compete in the UFC has retired due to a brain scan 'abnormality'

Aisling Daly has been forced to hang up her gloves aged 29.

# ufc - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Shevchenko set for title shot after overcoming Pena

Elsewhere on the card, Jorge Masvidal defeated Donald Cerrone via second round TKO.

# ufc - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Cormier's title defence against 'Rumble' Johnson has finally been rescheduled

UFC 210 will also feature a middleweight bout between Gegard Mousasi and former champion Chris Weidman.

# ufc - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

'I could have died that day' - Dos Anjos explains why he's changing weight class

The former UFC lightweight champion has decided to move up to the welterweight division for 2017.

# ufc - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

UFC and Bellator bouts announced for SBG trio

James Gallagher, Sinead Kavanagh and Makwan Amirkhani have all learned of their next assignments.

# ufc - Sunday 22 January, 2017

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 TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach found Ali's death the most difficult celebrity loss to take this year Sports Fan

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.

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