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#mixed martial arts

# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Covington set for UFC return against former welterweight champion Lawler

The pair are being targeted to headline the UFC on ESPN 5 card on 3 August.

# mixed-martial-arts - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

'He begged me, 'Please don't kill me', and he talks about a rematch?' - No McGregor sequel, says Khabib

The UFC lightweight champion said that in the last three years, McGregor has won only once – in an amateur boxing match.

# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 23 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Ross welcomes cancellation of MMA event planned for weekend Mixed Martial Arts

Ross welcomes cancellation of MMA event planned for weekend

Safety concerns surrounding the event had been raised.

# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 16 May, 2019

'In the UFC, there was a lot of pressure. If you lost, you were only getting half your money'

Norman Parke chats to The42 about bare-knuckle boxing, life after the UFC and closing in on title glory ahead of his KSW bout this weekend.

# mixed-martial-arts - Monday 13 May, 2019

Anderson Silva, Rose Namajunas facing six-month medical suspensions UFC

Anderson Silva, Rose Namajunas facing six-month medical suspensions

The pair are facing lengthy lay-offs after they were knocked out at UFC 237 in Rio.

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Andrade lifts UFC gold after controversial slam finish against 'Thug Rose'

The Brazilian celebrated her win in front of a home crowd at UFC 237.

# mixed-martial-arts - Saturday 20 April, 2019

'I couldn’t even hold my kids. But if I've to break both hands again to get the win, I will'

With one fight left on his current contract, Wexford’s Brian Moore is fighting to secure his future with MMA promotion, Bellator.

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Poirier outlasts Holloway in UFC classic and immediately calls out Khabib

Elsewhere on the card, Israel Adesanya proved himself on the biggest level by defeating Kelvin Gastelum.

# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 4 April, 2019

UFC boss warns Khabib and McGregor over 'unacceptable' social media spat

The pair have traded insults during an online feud that Dana White has said will not be tolerated.

# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

# mixed-martial-arts - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

'I didn't give Khabib his respect, I marched forward and got caught,' says McGregor UFC

'I didn't give Khabib his respect, I marched forward and got caught,' says McGregor

The Dubliner said because he had reached such an elite level of fighting, he was lacking motivation at UFC 229.

# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Dana White promises 'incredible things' after signing seven-year UFC contract extension

The organisation’s president is going nowhere for now.

# mixed-martial-arts - Saturday 9 February, 2019

'I worked my entire life for this sport': Anderson Silva brought to tears ahead of UFC comeback Comeback This post contains videos

'I worked my entire life for this sport': Anderson Silva brought to tears ahead of UFC comeback

Having not stepped foot in the octagon since 2017, the Brazilian was overcome with emotion in Melbourne on Saturday.

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Stunning first-round knockout win for Cejudo against Dillashaw to retain flyweight title

Meanwhile former NFL defensive linesman Greg Hardy was disqualified in UFC main card debut.

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Nasukawa vows to 'take down' relaxed Mayweather on New Year's Eve

Floyd Mayweather Jr says he can do three rounds in his sleep, but Tenshin Nasukawa plans to give him a wake-up call.

Nunes hailed as the best female fighter ever following historic UFC victory

Amanda Nunes emulated Conor McGregor and Daniel Cormier with last night’s knockout of Cris Cyborg.

'Daddy's home, DC' - Jones taunts Cormier but rules out heavyweight title bid Bare Bones This post contains videos

'Daddy's home, DC' - Jones taunts Cormier but rules out heavyweight title bid

Light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones is eyeing a third clash with Daniel Cormier after regaining the belt.

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Holloway dominates Ortega to retain UFC featherweight title while Shevchenko claims vacant flyweight belt

Brian Ortega showed plenty of heart, but it seemed only a matter of time before Holloway would secure his victory.

# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Nurmagomedov holds talks over Moscow Mayweather fight in front of '100,000 fans'

The UFC lightweight champion says he met with a Russian boxing chief today.

# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Mayweather accepts Khabib's challenge: 'We're fighting'

Khabib Nurmagomedov has challenged Floyd Mayweather Jr. to a fight and the retired boxing star says he wants the bout.

# mixed-martial-arts - Monday 15 October, 2018

Get the chequebook out! Floyd Mayweather talks up potential Khabib clash

Khabib Nurmagomedov called out Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday night and it did not take the American long to respond.

Conor McGregor throws pass for Cowboys before big Dallas win

The UFC star was a guest of the NFL side as they defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday.

# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Putin sympathises with UFC champion Nurmagomedov over brawl after McGregor fight The Spy Who Loved Me This post contains videos

Putin sympathises with UFC champion Nurmagomedov over brawl after McGregor fight

The Russian president met with the undefeated fighter and congratulated him on his victory at UFC 229.

# mixed-martial-arts - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Mayweather, no stranger to brawls in Nevada, expects huge fine for 'unprofessional' Khabib

After the scenes that marred UFC 229, Floyd Mayweather Jr believes Khabib Nurmagomedov can expect a hefty fine for his antics.

# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Dana White dismisses claim UFC should shoulder blame for Khabib's actions

UFC’s promotional videos should not have influenced Khabib Nurmagomedov’s actions after beating Conor McGregor, says president Dana White.

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 7 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie White will not rule out Khabib-McGregor rematch despite UFC 229 chaos Go Again

White will not rule out Khabib-McGregor rematch despite UFC 229 chaos

The two fighters could renew their rivalry, according to the UFC chief.

White will not rule out Khabib-McGregor rematch despite UFC 229 chaos

The two fighters could renew their rivalry, according to the UFC chief.

# mixed-martial-arts - Friday 5 October, 2018

McGregor expects $50m payday from UFC 229 blockbuster fight

The Dubliner says he will earn a small fortune from this weekend’s lightweight title bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov.

# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 4 October, 2018

'I'm coming for Khabib's head' – McGregor predicts devastating KO

The Dubliner is convinced he will come out on top on his Vegas return this weekend.

# mixed-martial-arts - Friday 21 September, 2018

Conor McGregor signs 6-fight UFC deal, Dana White confirms UFC

Conor McGregor signs 6-fight UFC deal, Dana White confirms

Terms were not disclosed but the deal does include McGregor’s new whiskey being a sponsor in all of the Dubliner’s fights.

# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

McGregor 'very close' to agreeing UFC comeback

Conor McGregor said he would “love” to make his return at Madison Square Garden, but expects to fight in Las Vegas this year.

# mixed-martial-arts - Monday 16 July, 2018

'Putin one of the greatest' - UFC star McGregor praises Russia president after World Cup final

The Dubliner was invited to the Moscow showpiece by Vladimir Putin as France defeated Croatia 4-2 on Sunday.

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Ronda Rousey to be the first woman inducted into UFC's Hall of Fame

The former bantamweight champion was the first female fighter to win a bout in MMA’s largest organisation.

# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 5 April, 2018

'Yeah, Brock Lesnar is coming back' - Dana White

The UFC could soon welcome back another star, with Conor McGregor lined up for a return according to president Dana White.

# mixed-martial-arts - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Conor McGregor set to lose his UFC lightweight belt

The lightweight belt will go to the winner of Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s fight at UFC 223.

# mixed-martial-arts - Friday 9 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross: MMA bosses must stop 'dragging their feet' on safety after inquest into death of fighter Joao Carvalho

Shane Ross: MMA bosses must stop 'dragging their feet' on safety after inquest into death of fighter

Joao Carvalho died on 11 April 2016 after he was knocked out during an MMA fight in the National Boxing Stadium.

# mixed-martial-arts - Monday 29 January, 2018

Ronda Rousey joins WWE, refuses to say she's retired from MMA

The athlete confirmed she has signed a full-time deal with the organisation after making a surprise appearance during Sunday’s Royal Rumble.

# mixed-martial-arts - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Defend or vacate: White gives McGregor deadline to put UFC title up for grabs

“I don’t think Conor wants to fight until August… around two years since the belt has been defended… that can’t happen.”

# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Dana White says Floyd Mayweather Jr in talks for UFC deal

And you thought 2017 was mad.

# mixed-martial-arts - Friday 8 December, 2017

McGregor will 'blow through boxing money' instead of UFC return, claims Woodley

Spending money and featuring in films will be more attractive to the Dubliner than a UFC return, according to Tyron Woodley.

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