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Mma - Sunday 14 November, 2021

Holloway defeats Rodriguez after epic battle in main event at UFC Vegas 42
# MMA
# MMA

Holloway defeats Rodriguez after epic battle in main event at UFC Vegas 42

Nov 14th 2021, 11:17 AM 4,228 Views 1 Comment

The final scorecards read 49-46, 48-47 and 48-47 for Holloway.

Living with an addiction to Football Manager and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
# Good Reads

Living with an addiction to Football Manager and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Nov 14th 2021, 8:30 AM 5,455 Views 0 Comments

Stick the kettle on.

Mma - Saturday 13 November, 2021

Cris Cyborg defeats Ireland's Sinéad Kavanagh by first-round knockout at Bellator 271
# KO
# KO

Cris Cyborg defeats Ireland's Sinéad Kavanagh by first-round knockout at Bellator 271

Nov 13th 2021, 9:33 AM 11,057 Views 3 Comments

The fight lasted just over 90 seconds as the Brazilian retained her featherweight title.

Mma - Friday 12 November, 2021

Kavanagh determined to stun dominant champ Cyborg in tonight's world title bid
# Opportunity Knocks
# Opportunity Knocks

Kavanagh determined to stun dominant champ Cyborg in tonight's world title bid

Nov 12th 2021, 7:20 AM 6,037 Views 1 Comment

The 35-year-old Dubliner is in Florida as she aims to inflict a rare defeat on Brazilian veteran Cris Cyborg.

Mma - Sunday 7 November, 2021

Ireland's Ian Garry makes stunning UFC debut with knock-out win in New York
# Winner Winner
# Winner Winner

Ireland's Ian Garry makes stunning UFC debut with knock-out win in New York

Nov 7th 2021, 10:01 AM 9,760 Views 5 Comments

The Dubliner landed the devastating blow in the last few seconds of the first round.

Mma - Saturday 6 November, 2021

Dublin's Ian Garry makes his UFC debut in Madison Square Garden tonight
# The Future
# The Future

Dublin's Ian Garry makes his UFC debut in Madison Square Garden tonight

Nov 6th 2021, 7:45 AM 7,595 Views 1 Comment

Garry opens the prelim card at UFC 268 in a welterweight clash with Jordan Williams.

Mma - Friday 5 November, 2021

Second-round stoppage ends Queally's dream of becoming Ireland's first Bellator champion
# Bellator 270
# Bellator 270

Second-round stoppage ends Queally's dream of becoming Ireland's first Bellator champion

Nov 5th 2021, 11:36 PM 8,276 Views 3 Comments

Peter Queally and James Gallagher were both stopped in the main events at Bellator 270 in Dublin’s 3Arena.

Mma - Saturday 30 October, 2021

Teixeira stuns Blachowicz to become second oldest UFC champion
# Ufc 267
# Ufc 267

Teixeira stuns Blachowicz to become second oldest UFC champion

Oct 30th 2021, 11:07 PM 9,820 Views 3 Comments

The 42-year-old rocked the Pole in the second, secured a takedown against the cage and finished proceedings via rear naked choke.

Mma - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Leg injury to Conor McGregor ends trilogy bout against Dustin Poirier
# UFC 264
# UFC 264

Leg injury to Conor McGregor ends trilogy bout against Dustin Poirier

Jul 11th 2021, 7:02 AM 33,916 Views 40 Comments

The fight ended via doctor’s stoppage after McGregor’s leg buckled under him during the first round.

Mma - Saturday 19 June, 2021

Czech star says goal celebration a tribute to MMA fighter
# Imitation
# Imitation

Czech star says goal celebration a tribute to MMA fighter

Jun 19th 2021, 5:38 PM 10,636 Views 1 Comment

Patrik Schick is a big fan of Nate Diaz.

Mma - Sunday 13 June, 2021

Adesanya retains middleweight title but new flyweight champ crowned at UFC 263
# Mexican Standoff
# Mexican Standoff

Adesanya retains middleweight title but new flyweight champ crowned at UFC 263

Jun 13th 2021, 10:32 AM 6,035 Views 3 Comments

Deiveson Figueiredo was dethroned by Brandon Moreno in Arizona.

Mma - Sunday 16 May, 2021

Second-round KO sees Oliveira crowned new UFC lightweight champion
# Houston Rocket
# Houston Rocket

Second-round KO sees Oliveira crowned new UFC lightweight champion

May 16th 2021, 9:32 AM 6,844 Views 0 Comments

The BJJ master had arrived in Texas boasting more submission wins than anyone else in UFC history.

Mma - Sunday 25 April, 2021

Welterweight champ Usman knocks out Masvidal as US fans return to UFC events
# Nigerian Nightmare
# Nigerian Nightmare

Welterweight champ Usman knocks out Masvidal as US fans return to UFC events

Apr 25th 2021, 9:58 AM 6,984 Views 2 Comments

Valentina Shevchenko kept her flyweight belt and Rose Namajunas regained the strawweight strap at UFC 261.

Mma - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Sexual assault charges against Conor McGregor in Corsica dropped
# Bastia
# Bastia

Sexual assault charges against Conor McGregor in Corsica dropped

Apr 15th 2021, 1:43 PM 42,654 Views 0 Comments

‘We had no material evidence to corroborate the complainant’s statements,’ said prosecutor Arnaud Viornery.

Mma - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

McGregor-Poirier trilogy fight confirmed for Las Vegas with capacity crowd
# Round Three
# Round Three

McGregor-Poirier trilogy fight confirmed for Las Vegas with capacity crowd

Apr 14th 2021, 3:25 PM 8,816 Views 8 Comments

The fight will take place as part of UFC 264 at the T-Mobile Arena.

Mma - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Rising Irish star Ian Garry makes major statement with head-kick KO
# The Future
# The Future

Rising Irish star Ian Garry makes major statement with head-kick KO

Mar 20th 2021, 4:46 PM 11,176 Views 4 Comments

The 23-year-old Dubliner stopped two-time UFC fighter Rostem Akman last night in London.

Mma - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Adesanya suffers first loss of his career in bid to become two-weight UFC champion
# Blach And Gold
# Blach And Gold

Adesanya suffers first loss of his career in bid to become two-weight UFC champion

Mar 7th 2021, 10:04 AM 7,458 Views 1 Comment

Defending champions Jan Blachowicz and Amanda Nunes both retained their titles at UFC 259 in Las Vegas.

Mma - Friday 19 February, 2021

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 3,401 Views 0 Comments

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

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 12,258 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 155,497 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 72,494 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 6,563 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 10,779 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 5,408 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 9,181 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 11,222 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 14,256 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 6,679 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 10,197 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 21,333 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 10,654 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 8,071 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 6,456 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 37,487 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 191,543 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 4,400 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 11,126 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 7,370 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 10,880 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 7,713 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.’

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