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Mma - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Here's what's coming up this week for members of The42
# Join The Club
# Join The Club

Here's what's coming up this week for members of The42

Feb 21st 2021, 8:00 PM 1,684 Views 0 Comments

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Mma - Friday 19 February, 2021

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Questions And Answers
# Questions And Answers

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Feb 19th 2021, 5:00 PM 28,390 Views 4 Comments

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

Tom Aspinall thinks swift win over Arlovski would prove he is ‘real deal’
# UFC
# UFC

Tom Aspinall thinks swift win over Arlovski would prove he is ‘real deal’

Feb 19th 2021, 10:14 AM 3,299 Views 0 Comments

Aspinall has already made an impression by dispatching Jake Collier and Alan Baudot in a combined 140 seconds.

Mma - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

'I will never forget the first day my session got torn to shreds. That was the start of that learning process'
# Coaching Advice
# Coaching Advice

'I will never forget the first day my session got torn to shreds. That was the start of that learning process'

Feb 10th 2021, 10:00 PM 30,249 Views 2 Comments

Skills acquisition specialist Dr Ed Coughlan is Shane Keegan’s latest guest on How To Win At Dominoes.

Mma - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Here's what is coming up for members of The42 this week
# Extra Extra
# Extra Extra

Here's what is coming up for members of The42 this week

Feb 7th 2021, 7:57 PM 7,116 Views 0 Comments

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Mma - Sunday 24 January, 2021

McGregor vows to bounce back but admits Poirier loss is 'hard to take'
# Reaction
# Reaction

McGregor vows to bounce back but admits Poirier loss is 'hard to take'

Jan 24th 2021, 12:07 PM 12,117 Views 16 Comments

The 32-year-old Dubliner suffered the first knockout defeat of his career in the Abu Dhabi rematch.

Revenge for Poirier as McGregor is stopped in second round of UFC rematch
# Running It Back
# Running It Back

Revenge for Poirier as McGregor is stopped in second round of UFC rematch

Jan 24th 2021, 6:35 AM 155,252 Views 210 Comments

Dustin Poirier got the better of Conor McGregor in the UFC 257 main event in Abu Dhabi.

Mma - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Two women launch personal injury lawsuits against Conor McGregor
# High Court
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# High Court

Two women launch personal injury lawsuits against Conor McGregor

Jan 19th 2021, 8:45 PM 72,244 Views 0 Comments

Legal proceedings were initiated in the High Court yesterday.

Mma - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Dana White says Khabib is considering making a return to UFC
# Comeback
# Comeback

Dana White says Khabib is considering making a return to UFC

Jan 16th 2021, 11:27 PM 6,463 Views 19 Comments

The 32-year-old Russian had announced his retirement during October 2020.

Mma - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

McGregor-Poirier rematch to take place in Abu Dhabi
# Sequel
# Sequel

McGregor-Poirier rematch to take place in Abu Dhabi

Dec 22nd 2020, 7:33 PM 10,735 Views 14 Comments

The Dubliner’s first bout in over a year will take place on Yas Island.

Mma - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Jose Aldo defeats Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night
# Winning
# Winning

Jose Aldo defeats Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night

Dec 20th 2020, 9:56 AM 5,346 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old was deemed the victor by all three judges by a score of 29-28.

Mma - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Katie Taylor misses out as Khabib Nurmagomedov wins BBC's World Sport Star award
# The Eagle Has Landed
# The Eagle Has Landed

Katie Taylor misses out as Khabib Nurmagomedov wins BBC's World Sport Star award

Dec 17th 2020, 11:23 PM 9,052 Views 14 Comments

The UFC star and the Bray boxer were among the nominees for an award decided by a public vote.

Mma - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

UFC confirm the signing of Irish fighter Dean Barry
# The Sniper
# The Sniper

UFC confirm the signing of Irish fighter Dean Barry

Nov 24th 2020, 5:29 PM 10,868 Views 2 Comments

The 28-year-old Dubliner is preparing to make his debut on the biggest stage in MMA in 2021.

Mma - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Conor McGregor signs deal for UFC rematch with Dustin Poirier
# Run It Back
# Run It Back

Conor McGregor signs deal for UFC rematch with Dustin Poirier

Nov 19th 2020, 9:51 PM 14,213 Views 9 Comments

The Irish mixed martial arts fighter defeated Poirier when the pair met in a featherweight bout in 2014.

Rising Irish prospect Ian Garry booked for December return in London
# The Fight Before Christmas
# The Fight Before Christmas

Rising Irish prospect Ian Garry booked for December return in London

Nov 19th 2020, 11:01 AM 6,473 Views 3 Comments

The 23-year-old will aim to keep his unbeaten record intact when he faces English opponent Lawrence Tracey.

Mma - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Ballymena's Rhys McKee left frustrated after UFC Vegas 14 defeat
# More To Come
# More To Come

Ballymena's Rhys McKee left frustrated after UFC Vegas 14 defeat

Nov 15th 2020, 9:19 AM 10,157 Views 0 Comments

Alex Morono came out on top in McKee’s second UFC appearance.

Mma - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Khabib Nurmagomedov retires from octagon with perfect record after UFC 254 win
# Time To Go
# Time To Go

Khabib Nurmagomedov retires from octagon with perfect record after UFC 254 win

Oct 24th 2020, 10:55 PM 21,270 Views 36 Comments

The Russian has retired unbeaten with an unbeaten professional record of 29-0.

Mma - Friday 23 October, 2020

'If Khabib beats Justin on Saturday, he’s the number one pound-for-pound fighter in the world'
# UFC 254
# UFC 254

'If Khabib beats Justin on Saturday, he’s the number one pound-for-pound fighter in the world'

Oct 23rd 2020, 12:36 PM 10,525 Views 1 Comment

Nurmagomedov defends his UFC lightweight title tomorrow night.

Mma - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Adesanya retains UFC middleweight title as a new champion is crowned at light-heavyweight
# MMA
# MMA

Adesanya retains UFC middleweight title as a new champion is crowned at light-heavyweight

Sep 27th 2020, 10:34 AM 7,945 Views 3 Comments

Abu Dhabi played host to UFC 253 overnight.

Mma - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Covington dominant en route to victory over former UFC champion Woodley
# Fight Night
# Fight Night

Covington dominant en route to victory over former UFC champion Woodley

Sep 20th 2020, 10:29 AM 6,426 Views 13 Comments

Tyron Woodley later revealed he suffered a rib injury during his Las Vegas defeat to Colby Covington.

Mma - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Three years on, Wright Thompson reflects on infamous Dublin/McGregor piece
# BTL
# BTL

Three years on, Wright Thompson reflects on infamous Dublin/McGregor piece

Sep 15th 2020, 4:11 PM 37,281 Views 24 Comments

ESPN’s Senior Writer is this week’s guest on Behind the Lines.

Mma - Saturday 12 September, 2020

McGregor arrested in Corsica for alleged attempted sexual assault and indecent exposure
# Conor McGregor
# Conor McGregor

McGregor arrested in Corsica for alleged attempted sexual assault and indecent exposure

Sep 12th 2020, 5:05 PM 191,376 Views 0 Comments

The MMA star was taken into police custody following an alleged incident on Thursday and is understood to deny the allegations.

Mma - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Former champion Anderson Silva booked for potential UFC swansong at 45
# Fright Night
# Fright Night

Former champion Anderson Silva booked for potential UFC swansong at 45

Aug 19th 2020, 9:57 AM 4,366 Views 2 Comments

According to UFC president Dana White, it could be the Brazilian veteran’s final professional bout.

Mma - Sunday 16 August, 2020

Cormier retires after defeat ends UFC heavyweight trilogy with champion Miocic
# UFC 252
# UFC 252

Cormier retires after defeat ends UFC heavyweight trilogy with champion Miocic

Aug 16th 2020, 9:19 AM 11,016 Views 7 Comments

The 41-year-old complained that he was blinded by an eye poke before losing out by unanimous decision.

Mma - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

UFC confirm Khabib Nurmagomedov's lightweight unification bout for October
# Undisputed
# Undisputed

UFC confirm Khabib Nurmagomedov's lightweight unification bout for October

Jul 29th 2020, 10:18 AM 7,324 Views 4 Comments

In his first fight for over a year, the undefeated Dagestani will take on interim champion Justin Gaethje.

Mma - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Till loses bloody five-round battle while Ballymena's McKee suffers in short-notice UFC debut
# Hard Lines
# Hard Lines

Till loses bloody five-round battle while Ballymena's McKee suffers in short-notice UFC debut

Jul 26th 2020, 9:17 AM 10,729 Views 3 Comments

The Antrim man made the step-up to fight Khamzat Chimaev at short notice.

Mma - Saturday 25 July, 2020

Ballymena's Rhys McKee out to cause an upset in tonight's short-notice UFC debut
# Rhys Lightning
# Rhys Lightning

Ballymena's Rhys McKee out to cause an upset in tonight's short-notice UFC debut

Jul 25th 2020, 8:30 AM 7,666 Views 5 Comments

‘I’m really not here to get a nice new tracksuit,’ the 24-year-old says. ‘I’m here to take the win.’

Mma - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Irish MMA star Rhys McKee set for UFC debut on one week's notice
# Abu Dhabi Do
# Abu Dhabi Do

Irish MMA star Rhys McKee set for UFC debut on one week's notice

Jul 19th 2020, 11:22 AM 11,114 Views 3 Comments

He’ll take on Khamzat Chimaev on Fight Island next weekend.

Duffy announces retirement after UFC loss: 'I haven’t got what it takes anymore'
# End Of The Road
# End Of The Road

Duffy announces retirement after UFC loss: 'I haven’t got what it takes anymore'

Jul 19th 2020, 8:16 AM 15,119 Views 6 Comments

The 32-year-old Donegal man was beaten by Joel Alvarez via submission at UFC Fight Night 172.

Mma - Saturday 18 July, 2020

Rejuvenated Duffy determined to consign 'embarrassing' performances to the past
# Talk To Joe
# Talk To Joe

Rejuvenated Duffy determined to consign 'embarrassing' performances to the past

Jul 18th 2020, 8:00 AM 29,195 Views 21 Comments

The UFC lightweight from Donegal will compete for the first time in 16 months tonight in Abu Dhabi.

Mma - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Aldo suffers at the hands of Yan, Usman grinds win over Masvidal at UFC 'fight island'
# Uae Ufc
# Uae Ufc

Aldo suffers at the hands of Yan, Usman grinds win over Masvidal at UFC 'fight island'

Jul 12th 2020, 9:07 AM 9,861 Views 7 Comments

Usman’s professional display brings his record to 12-0.

Mma - Friday 10 July, 2020

Masvidal takes aim at 'mentally weak' Usman ahead of UFC welterweight title showdown
# UFC 251
# UFC 251

Masvidal takes aim at 'mentally weak' Usman ahead of UFC welterweight title showdown

Jul 10th 2020, 7:21 PM 4,411 Views 1 Comment

The belt will be on the line in Abu Dhabi tomorrow night.

Mma - Monday 6 July, 2020

Jorge Masvidal steps in to take UFC title shot on six days' notice
# Gamebred
# Gamebred

Jorge Masvidal steps in to take UFC title shot on six days' notice

Jul 6th 2020, 6:59 AM 9,416 Views 4 Comments

He’ll aim to dethrone welterweight champion Kamaru Usman in Abu Dhabi on Saturday night.

Mma - Saturday 4 July, 2020

UFC welterweight title bout falls through after challenger tests positive for Covid-19
# Ruled Out
# Ruled Out

UFC welterweight title bout falls through after challenger tests positive for Covid-19

Jul 4th 2020, 7:55 PM 6,028 Views 3 Comments

Gilbert Burns was due to take on Kamaru Usman on next weekend’s UFC 251 card in Abu Dhabi.

Mma - Friday 3 July, 2020

Khabib Nurmagomedov's father has died from Covid-19 complications
# RIP
# RIP

Khabib Nurmagomedov's father has died from Covid-19 complications

Jul 3rd 2020, 3:12 PM 9,855 Views 1 Comment

The 57-year-old father of legendary UFC champ, Khabib, passed away earlier today.

Mma - Sunday 28 June, 2020

Dustin Poirier edges out Dan Hooker in bloody clash at UFC Fight Night
# Diamond
# Diamond

Dustin Poirier edges out Dan Hooker in bloody clash at UFC Fight Night

Jun 28th 2020, 10:07 AM 7,180 Views 5 Comments

It was a contender for fight of the year.

Mma - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

UFC cancels Dublin fight card
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

UFC cancels Dublin fight card

Jun 24th 2020, 11:50 AM 4,229 Views 0 Comments

The mixed martial arts organisation was due to return to the Irish capital for an event on 15 August.

Mma - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Donegal fighter Joseph Duffy booked for first UFC bout in 16 months
# Fight Island
# Fight Island

Donegal fighter Joseph Duffy booked for first UFC bout in 16 months

Jun 18th 2020, 9:18 PM 7,176 Views 3 Comments

The 32-year-old lightweight is set to take on Spain’s Joel Alvarez in Abu Dhabi.

Mma - Saturday 13 June, 2020

'If you're looking for a fight I'm the guy': Rafael dos Anjos taunts McGregor
# Conor McGregor
# Conor McGregor

'If you're looking for a fight I'm the guy': Rafael dos Anjos taunts McGregor

Jun 13th 2020, 12:05 PM 9,851 Views 12 Comments

Brazilian Dos Anjos wants to fight McGregor even though the Irishman called time on his career last weekend.

Mma - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Three title fights to kick off UFC's series of 'Fight Island' events in Abu Dhabi
# Adu Dhabi Do
# Adu Dhabi Do

Three title fights to kick off UFC's series of 'Fight Island' events in Abu Dhabi

Jun 10th 2020, 9:18 AM 5,416 Views 2 Comments

The MMA organisation has confirmed it will stage events in the UAE on 11, 15, 18 and 25 July.

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