# Irish MMA

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'I must hold myself to a higher standard': McGregor pens apology for conduct at Dublin MMA event
‘I sincerely apologize for my behavior at last weekends fight event in Dublin,’ says McGregor.
Cage Warriors confirms long-awaited Irish return after 3-year absence
Dublin’s 3 Arena will host the event on Saturday, 4 March.
Sport snobbery: MMA is no more violent than boxing or rugby
We find mixed martial arts distasteful because of our prejudices towards the working class, writes Frankie Gaffney.
'Very positive first step' towards MMA recognition in Ireland as sports minister welcomes meeting
John Kavanagh is looking forward to ‘meaningful’ conversations about MMA in Ireland.
SBG fighter gets title shot as BAMMA returns to the 3Arena this June
Chris Fields will take on Scot Paul Craig for the light heavyweight title.
Seven fighting prospects who could make 2016 another good year for Irish MMA
Keep an eye on these potential stars of the future.
Massive medal haul for Irish athletes at European MMA Championships
Ben Forsyth and Leah McCourt both won gold.
'I believe I've put more into this game than probably anybody in Ireland'
We sat down for a wide-ranging conversation with Neil Seery, Irish MMA’s perennial underdog.
One of SBG's newest fighters won with a devastating head kick at the 3 Arena last night
Coach John Kavanagh was there to see Paul Byrne earn a first round TKO at Bamma 22 in Dublin.
The UFC have announced a show for Dublin this October
MMA’s largest organisation will return to the 3Arena.
The 'most marketable fighter of all time' has signed a deal with Reebok
Conor McGregor joins UFC champions Jon Jones, Ronda Rousey and Anthony Pettis on the Reebok roster.
Fancy a behind-the-scenes look at the SBG gym? Step right this way
Head coach John Kavanagh takes us inside the gym where Conor McGregor hones his craft.
Conor McGregor is 'the Irish Muhammad Ali', according to UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta
Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.
After watching this great video, Joseph Duffy's UFC debut can't come soon enough
Here’s a taste of what to expect from one of Donegal’s finest exports when he enters the octagon.
Tonight's UFC Rising show on Setanta Ireland looks unmissable
The programme focuses on Conor McGregor and his build-up to this weekend’s clash with Dennis Siver.
‘This is just the beginning’ – Joseph Duffy
Much is expected of the UFC’s latest Irish recruit but he says he’s ready to deliver.
The UFC's new Conor McGregor promo has us counting down the days to Boston
A win against Dennis Siver will secure a UFC featherweight title shot for ‘The Notorious’ fella.
Five Irish MMA fighters you should be keeping track of in 2015
Expect to hear a lot more about these guys this year.
After years of graft, Irish MMA finally got recognition in 2014
‘We’re not here to take part, we’re here to take over.’
Where can you watch Ireland's UFC fighters this weekend?
Cathal Pendred, Paddy Holohan and Gunnar Nelson are all in action tonight.
'If your dreams don’t scare you, you’re not dreaming big enough' - UFC fighter Paddy Holohan
The Dublin flyweight is in Canada as he steps into the Octagon for a second time later tonight.
Conor McGregor claims he's fighting Diego Sanchez next, Dana White says he's not
‘The Notorious’ tweeted this morning that he is heading to Mexico, but it seems unlikely.
Ireland's Neil Seery heading Down Under for latest UFC fight
’2 Tap’ is off to Sydney to face Richie Vaculik in November.
Paddy Holohan gets a change of opponent for second UFC bout
The 26-year-old SBG fighter features on the main card of Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night in Canada.
McGregor has got the ability to be world champion - Kieran McGeeney
The Armagh manager recently talked about his love for Brazilian jiu-jitsu and his hopes for Ireland’s MMA fighters.
McGregor faces biggest test yet as Poirier awaits in Sin City
Ireland’s top MMA fighter has heaped more pressure on himself ahead of UFC 178 tonight. He talks the talk but will he continue to walk the walk?
Where can you watch Conor McGregor's fight this weekend?
We’re planning to stay up extra late on Saturday. Will you be doing the same?
Conor McGregor is getting six more RTÉ documentaries
The half-hour programmes will be aired from January.
Ireland's Aisling Daly bidding for UFC title in latest season of reality TV show
The Dublin strawweight is one 16 fighters taking part in the new series of The Ultimate Fighter, which begins tonight.
'He’s got good hair' - Ireland's Paddy Holohan handed second UFC bout
The Dublin flyweight takes on Louis Gaudinot in Canada on 4 October.
3e announces deal to show free-to-air UFC fights
The news was revealed at the launch of TV3′s autumn schedule earlier today.
Conor McGregor nominates Hugh Hefner, Sinead O'Connor and Eamon Dunphy for ice bucket challenge
Georgia Salpa, Aengus Mac Grianna and Arnie… you’ve all got 24 hours too.
Cathal Pendred's best mate fulfils promise and gets tattoo with (wrong) date of UFC debut
The poor lad should really have double-checked those Roman numerals…
Paddy Holohan borrowed Robbie Keane's 2002 celebration for his UFC debut win
The Irish flyweight paid tribute to another Tallaght sportsman after his victory over Josh Sampo.
'Violent and disturbing' - Ray D'Arcy interviews Cathal Pendred, clearly isn't an MMA fan
The Irish middleweight had to debunk a number of myths about mixed martial arts on Today FM this morning.
UFC Fight Night Dublin
Conor McGregor and Diego Brandao headline in the O2 Arena on a huge night for Irish MMA. Join us to find out how it unfolds.
Holohan, Pendred and Seery make it a perfect start for the Irish at UFC Dublin
It was three wins from three heading into tonight’s main card.
The former Irish football referee who's running the show at UFC Dublin
We sat down with UFC director of brand, communications and events David Allen to talk about fight week and his past in the League of Ireland.
'Work is business, fighting is pleasure. And I’m loving every minute of it!' - Ireland's Seery
The experienced flyweight can’t wait for his second UFC bout in Dublin on Saturday night.
'People can talk all they want' - McGregor's opponent Brandao calls him a 'clown'
Watch the headline pair exchange words at the UFC Dublin pre-fight press conference.