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Dublin: 3 °C Monday 17 February, 2020

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.

Mma - Thursday 16 January, 2020

McGregor predicts KO of Cerrone, insists no bad blood between pair

They face off at UFC 246 on Saturday.

Mma - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

'The people who believe in me and support me, they deserve better and I wish to give them that'

Conor McGregor ends his 15-month UFC absence this weekend.

Mma - Monday 13 January, 2020

'His head seems to be right' - White happy with McGregor's form ahead of UFC return

The Dubliner will take on Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone on Saturday.

Mma - Friday 3 January, 2020

'His whole story is a lie. You know he didn’t have it as hard as he tries to sell'

Paulie Malignaggi discusses his relationship with Conor McGregor in this extract from Ewan MacKenna’s new book.

Mma - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

UFC boss tells McGregor it's 'a bad idea' to pursue a fight with Masvidal Bmf

UFC boss tells McGregor it's 'a bad idea' to pursue a fight with Masvidal

The Dubliner is due to make his UFC comeback against Donald Cerrone later this month.

Mma - Friday 20 December, 2019

UFC title fight lined up for February as Cejudo relinquishes flyweight belt

The Olympic gold medallist will now focus entirely on his defence of the UFC bantamweight title.

Mma - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Usman stops Covington with 50 seconds left in UFC welterweight epic

Alexander Volkanovski stripped Max Holloway of his featherweight title in the UFC 245 co-main event.

Mma - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Conor McGregor set for UFC return

The Irish MMA star previously hinted at a comeback and Dana White confirmed he had signed a contract to compete.

Mma - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Irish youngster Gallagher to headline third Bellator show in Dublin

The 23-year-old will take on Cal ‘Pacino’ Ellenor in a bantamweight bout.

Mma - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

'I'd smash him for free' - Tyson Fury hits back at UFC boss Dana White

Fury has dismissed comments made by White over his suitability to compete in mixed martial arts.

Mma - Monday 11 November, 2019

Three Irish dates announced for Cage Warriors in 2020

The promotion is coming to Belfast and Cork next year.

Mma - Friday 1 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'What I did was very wrong': Conor McGregor fined €1,000 for Dublin pub assault Marble Arch

'What I did was very wrong': Conor McGregor fined €1,000 for Dublin pub assault

McGregor assured the court that “nothing of this nature will happen again”.

Mma - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Lawyers for Conor McGregor hit back in legal battle with Dutch company over trademark row Notorious

Lawyers for Conor McGregor hit back in legal battle with Dutch company over trademark row

Lawyers for the MMA star say McGregor’s brand wouldn’t be confused with the Dutch clothing brand bearing the same.

Mma - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Cerrone urges McGregor to 'sign the damn deal' for Las Vegas showdown

Talks have taken place between Conor McGregor’s team and Donald Cerrone over a UFC bout in January.

Mma - Saturday 26 October, 2019

UFC 244 main event back on as Diaz cleared of failing drug test

Diaz has been cleared of any wrongdoing after a drug test showed traces of a banned substance.

Mma - Friday 25 October, 2019

Nate Diaz says he's out of UFC 244 after positive drug test

The Stockton fighter was to face Jorge Masvidal in New York but broke the news of the test himself.

Mma - Thursday 24 October, 2019

McGregor says UFC return has been agreed for Las Vegas in January

The former two-division champion has been out of action since his defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov last year.

Mma - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Jędrzejczyk fights through the pain to claim dominant win MMA

Jędrzejczyk fights through the pain to claim dominant win

The Polish fighter’s striking got the better of Michelle Waterson.

Mma - Friday 11 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Case against Conor McGregor adjourned until 1 November at Dublin District Court Courts

Case against Conor McGregor adjourned until 1 November at Dublin District Court

McGregor appeared in court this morning.

Mma - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Adesanya dethrones Whittaker to become UFC's undisputed middleweight champion

It was a memorable night for the Nigerian-born Kiwi in Melbourne.

Mma - Saturday 28 September, 2019

'People that have turned down fights with me, but Jack is a warrior': Cannonier prevails against Hermansson UFC This post contains videos

'People that have turned down fights with me, but Jack is a warrior': Cannonier prevails against Hermansson

Elsewhere on Saturday night, Gunnar Nelson was beaten in his welterweight clash with Gilbert Burns.

Queally beats Scope in thriller before Gallagher produces lightning-quick finish at Bellator Dublin MMA This post contains videos

Queally beats Scope in thriller before Gallagher produces lightning-quick finish at Bellator Dublin

Danni Neilan made a successful debut in the pro ranks by finishing strong to beat Camila Rivarola.

Mma - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Accidental eye poke ends UFC main event after just 15 seconds

Fans were left furious in Mexico City when Jeremy Stephens was deemed unable to continue.

Mma - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Justin Gaethje stuns Donald Cerrone with first round stoppage

“The Irishman’s retired, I want a real fighter. I want the winner of Tony and Khabib,” he said afterwards.

Mma - Saturday 14 September, 2019

'Mum was showing signs, she was getting sick... They couldn't diagnose her and tell her it was cancer'

Limerick MMA fighter Catherine Costigan speaks to The42 about her mother’s battle with pancreatic cancer and her return to the Octagon.

Mma - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Khabib Nurmagomedov submits Poirier to remain undisputed UFC lightweight champ

Nurmagomedov won by rear naked choke after 2:06 of the third round.

Nate Diaz versus Jorge Masvidal to headline UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden

UFC President Dana White confirmed the pair will meet in New York at the start of November.

Mma - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Zhang ends Andrade's reign in just 42 seconds to become China's first UFC champion This post contains videos

Zhang ends Andrade's reign in just 42 seconds to become China's first UFC champion

‘Today, I want to dedicate this victory to the 70th anniversary of the motherland,’ said the home fighter.

Mma - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Till moves to middleweight for Madison Square Garden clash with former interim title challenger 185

Till moves to middleweight for Madison Square Garden clash with former interim title challenger

The Liverpudlian will look to rebound from back-to-back losses.

Mma - Friday 23 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie McGregor apologises over pub punch incident caught on video Drimnagh

McGregor apologises over pub punch incident caught on video

The MMA star was speaking in an interview with ESPN.

Mma - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Former England rugby star set for MMA stint

James Haskell has signed for leading mixed martial arts promotion Bellator MMA.

Mma - Sunday 18 August, 2019

'You don't make decisions based on emotions': Cormier not rushing retirement call

Cormier, 40, lost his UFC heavyweight title to Stipe Miocic last night.

Miocic KOs Cormier to take heavyweight title, Diaz makes winning comeback Ufc 241 This post contains videos

Miocic KOs Cormier to take heavyweight title, Diaz makes winning comeback

Nate Diaz defeated Anthony Pettis in his first fight since facing Conor McGregor in 2016.

Mma - Thursday 15 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Garda investigation into assault ongoing as CCTV footage allegedly showing Conor McGregor is published in US Drimnagh

Garda investigation into assault ongoing as CCTV footage allegedly showing Conor McGregor is published in US

The incident took place at a pub in Drimnagh in April.

Mma - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Shevchenko defends UFC flyweight crown after dominant five-round display

The judges scored the fight unanimously in favour of the champion.

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