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Dublin: 13 °C Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Mma - Saturday 16 May, 2020

‘Conor McGregor is the No1 welterweight contender’

Former MMA star Chael Sonnen reckons Dubliner is still the biggest draw in his sport.

Mma - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Teixeira scores upset victory as UFC presses ahead with another US event

The 40-year-old continued his resurgence by stopping Anthony Smith in the headline bout in Florida.

Mma - Sunday 10 May, 2020

Gaethje crowned interim UFC lightweight champion after downing Ferguson in five-round epic And The New... This post contains videos

Gaethje crowned interim UFC lightweight champion after downing Ferguson in five-round epic

The event in Jacksonville was held amid strict hygiene guidelines.

Mma - Saturday 9 May, 2020

More controversy surrounds this weekend's UFC return as fighter and cornermen test positive for Covid-19 EEK

More controversy surrounds this weekend's UFC return as fighter and cornermen test positive for Covid-19

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza’s fight is off but as of now, UFC 249 is still going ahead.

Mma - Friday 8 May, 2020

Justin Gaethje looking to put on a show for the fans at UFC 249 despite criticism of event UFC

Justin Gaethje looking to put on a show for the fans at UFC 249 despite criticism of event

Gaethje faces Tony Ferguson on Saturday night.

Mma - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Dana White insists UFC’s return this weekend is ‘as safe as it can possibly be’

UFC 249 takes place in Florida on Saturday night.

Mma - Friday 24 April, 2020

UFC 249 to take place behind closed doors in Florida on 9 May

Justin Gaethje has replaced Khabib Nurmagomedov as the headline opponent to Tony Ferguson.

Mma - Friday 10 April, 2020

Dana White belatedly postpones UFC 249

Originally slated for New York, white was pushing for the18 April event to go ahead in California.

Mma - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Namajunas withdraws from UFC 249 after death of two family members following coronavirus RIP

Namajunas withdraws from UFC 249 after death of two family members following coronavirus

The former strawweight champion was due to face Jessica Andrade in the controversial card’s co-main event on 18 April.

Mma - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Dana White close to securing private island to host UFC fights UFC

Dana White close to securing private island to host UFC fights

Meanwhile, Justin Gaethje has replaced Khabib Nurmagomedov as Tony Ferguson’s opponent in the interim lightweight championship bout at UFC 249.

Mma - Thursday 2 April, 2020

'Put yourself in my shoes': Khabib won't break quarantine to fight at UFC 249

UFC president Dana White has repeatedly announced his intention to stage the show.

Mma - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Your support for The42 means more than ever

We’re committed to telling the story of Irish sport each day despite these uncertain times.

UFC champion Jones avoids jail time but vows to address 'unhealthy relationship with alcohol'

He reached a plea deal in his case for driving while intoxicated.

Mma - Monday 30 March, 2020

Mma - Friday 27 March, 2020

TV Wrap - Dana White among the last of the deluded as sport's irrelevance is made clear On The Box This post contains videos

TV Wrap - Dana White among the last of the deluded as sport's irrelevance is made clear

The realisation is dawning more slowly for others that sport just isn’t important in the face of a pandemic.

Mma - Thursday 26 March, 2020

UFC light heavyweight champion Jones arrested for drink driving and firearm charge

The 32-year-old has had his fair share of trouble outside the cage.

UFC boss aiming to stage the 'baddest card' in MMA history during global pandemic

UFC 249 had originally been set for 18 April in Brooklyn.

Mma - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Khabib-Ferguson venue 99.9% set, no fans to attend - Dana White

‘We are having this fight,’ the UFC boss says.

Mma - Saturday 21 March, 2020

Bad night for the Irish at Cage Warriors 113 as McColgan loses out to Jones MMA

Bad night for the Irish at Cage Warriors 113 as McColgan loses out to Jones

The Belfast man was aiming to be the first Irish figher since Conor McGregor to hold the organisation’s lightweight title.

Mma - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

UFC postpones next three events after coronavirus clampdown

President Dana White has confirmed the postponements.

Mma - Monday 16 March, 2020

British fighter Edwards pulls out of headline UFC bout with ex-champion Woodley

The welterweight says he has been forced to withdraw after UFC president Dana White revealed that the event will be moved from London’s O2 Arena.

Mma - Sunday 15 March, 2020

UFC boss Dana White: 'The fights will go on, we're not stopping'

The UFC are attempting to move next weekend’s London event to a new venue elsewhere.

Oliveira calls for lightweight title shot after impressive stoppage of Lee

The 30-year-old Brazilian has now won seven fights in a row following last night’s submission victory.

Mma - Friday 13 March, 2020

McColgan handed chance to join list of notable Irish champions

The Cage Warriors lightweight title vacated by UFC-bound Jai Herbert will be at stake in London.

Kevin Lee misses weight but tomorrow's UFC main event still goes ahead

The 27-year-old American is scheduled to take on Charles Oliveira behind closed doors in Brasilia.

Mma - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Dalton gets late-notice opportunity to upset former champion Pimblett

The Belfast native will take on the popular Liverpudlian at Cage Warriors 113 in London.

Mma - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

London no longer calling for Garry as attention turns to Belfast

Having been scheduled to fight on 20 March, the undefeated Dubliner has postponed his return to action.

Mma - Monday 9 March, 2020

SBG's Peter Queally booked for big Bellator main event in Dublin

The Waterford native is set to take on former lightweight title challenger Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Freire.

Mma - Sunday 8 March, 2020

Adesanya beats Romero at UFC 248 but crowd are left wanting more

During an often bizarre contest, boos rang out across the arena as the two fighters kept contact to a minimum.

Mma - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Benavidez comes up short in his latest bid to become a UFC champion

Deiveson Figueiredo was victorious at UFC Fight Night 169 but the flyweight title remains vacant.

Mma - Friday 28 February, 2020

Botched weight cut costs Figueiredo his shot at UFC title

Deiveson Figueiredo weighed in above the 125-pound limit ahead of his clash with Joseph Benavidez.

Mma - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Return to action in April for one of the trailblazers of Irish MMA Og

Return to action in April for one of the trailblazers of Irish MMA

Former middleweight champion Chris Fields has been booked for the Cage Warriors card in Birmingham.

Mma - Monday 24 February, 2020

Henry Cejudo to defend bantamweight title against Jose Aldo - reports

ESPN report that the fight is set to happen.

Mma - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Belfast's Leah McCourt wins historic headliner at Bellator Dublin

Belfast featherweight beat Judith Ruis by unanimous decision in the 3Arena.

Mma - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Ex-rugby star Haskell booked for MMA debut on card headlined by Irish fighter Gallagher

The former England international will fight at Wembley Arena in May.

Mma - Thursday 13 February, 2020

UFC to return to Dublin this August

The organisation will end a five-year Irish absence when it returns to the 3Arena on 15 August.

Mma - Sunday 9 February, 2020

Jones makes UFC history despite question marks over contentious decision

Dominick Reyes was adamant that he did enough to dethrone Jon Jones last night in Houston.

Mma - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Defeat for two former champions on last night's UFC bill

Curtis Blaydes called for a title shot after his stoppage of Junior dos Santos in the main event in Raleigh.

Mma - Monday 20 January, 2020

TV Wrap - UFC and Vegas get rich selling Conor McGregor's redemption, but are you buying it?

The Dubliner took less than a minute to finish off Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone on Saturday night.

Mma - Sunday 19 January, 2020

McGregor stops Cerrone in just 40 seconds on UFC return

McGregor wins in the Octagon for the first time since November 2016.

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