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Mma - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Simon Zebo captures Donnacha Ryan's modelling skills and more Tweets of the week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

Mma - Friday 12 July, 2019

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Mma - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Jon Jones edges Santos via split decision while Nunes outclasses Holm inside opening round

Jones defended his light heavyweight title last night while Holly Holm came up short against Amanda Nunes.

Mma - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Gallagher opponent named for Dublin card as Bellator prepare for second Irish show this year

The promotion returns to the 3Arena on 27 September, with the Strabane native likely to headline the card.

Mma - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Ngannou demolishes Dos Santos to notch third consecutive first-round knockout, calls for title shot Light Work This post contains videos

Ngannou demolishes Dos Santos to notch third consecutive first-round knockout, calls for title shot

The former heavyweight title contender wants the winner of Cormier v Miocic 2 later this year.

Mma - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Gunnar Nelson to return at UFC Copenhagen in September

The Icelandic fighter will take on Thiago Alves, while the main event for the card is yet to be announced.

Mma - 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.

Mma - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Virgin Media announces deal to broadcast Bellator on Irish TV

MMA fans will be able to watch the promotion on Virgin Media Sport, starting with Bellator London later this month.

Mma - 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.

Mma - Sunday 9 June, 2019

'I'm the greatest combat athlete of all time' - Cejudo celebrates after securing UFC champ-champ status

The reigning flyweight champion dethroned Marlon Moraes to become the promotion’s new bantamweight kingpin.

Mma - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

New contract makes Nurmagomedov 'the highest-paid athlete in the UFC'

The lightweight champion has inked fresh terms with the UFC as he prepares to face Dustin Poirier.

Mma - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

UFC announce September title defence for lightweight champion Khabib

The undefeated Russian will take on interim title-holder Dustin Poirier in a unification bout in Abu Dhabi.

'I'm interested in winners' - Diaz dismisses prospect of McGregor trilogy

The 34-year-old UFC star is due to return from a three-year lay-off to face Anthony Pettis in August.

Mma - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Dos Anjos spoils Lee's welterweight debut with stoppage victory in New York RDA

Dos Anjos spoils Lee's welterweight debut with stoppage victory in New York

The former lightweight champion returned to winning ways in last night’s UFC Fight Night 152 headliner.

Mma - 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.

Mma - Monday 13 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Charges dropped against Conor McGregor in alleged phone-snatching case Miami

Charges dropped against Conor McGregor in alleged phone-snatching case

Local media reported an out-of-court settlement.

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.

Mma - 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.

Ferguson set to face 'Cowboy' Cerrone as lightweight title picture takes shape

In his first bout since October, El Cucuy will take on one of the UFC’s most in-form fighters at 155lbs.

Mma - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Cerrone takes convincing win over Al Iaquinta, calls on McGregor to fight in July

The 36-year-old won on a unanimous points decision.

Mma - Sunday 28 April, 2019

'I am a force to be reckoned with': Hermansson lands biggest UFC win of his career Underdog This post contains videos

'I am a force to be reckoned with': Hermansson lands biggest UFC win of his career

Swede Jack Hermansson secured the biggest victory of his career by beating Ronaldo Souza in Florida.

Mma - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Dana White to finally 'make moves' in boxing after summer

Dana White isn’t impressed by how the best aren’t fighting the best in boxing, and hopes to change it later this year.

Mma - Saturday 20 April, 2019

First round TKO sees 38-year-old veteran Overeem beat Oleinik at UFC St. Petersburg Knockout This post contains videos

First round TKO sees 38-year-old veteran Overeem beat Oleinik at UFC St. Petersburg

Overeem extended his winning streak on Saturday in the Russian capital.

'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.

Mma - 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.

Mma - Saturday 13 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Conor McGregor is 'paying for his mistakes' says longtime coach John Kavanagh

Conor McGregor is 'paying for his mistakes' says longtime coach

John Kavanagh said he does not condone the mistakes made by the former UFC champion.

Mma - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Conor McGregor pleads not guilty after Miami arrest Florida

Conor McGregor pleads not guilty after Miami arrest

McGregor was not present at today’s hearing.

Mma - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Former UFC champion TJ Dillashaw suspended for two years after testing positive for EPO

Dillashaw willingly relinquished his bantamweight championship last month.

Mma - 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.

Mma - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Third anti-doping violation sees UFC heavyweight banned for life

Ruslan Magomedov is the first fighter to receive a lifetime ban under the USADA-administered programme.

Mma - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Gaethje lights up lightweight division with impressive first-round KO win in Philly

The American defeated Edson Barboza in the main event at Wells Frago Center.

Mma - Thursday 28 March, 2019

UFC book trio of summer title bouts involving Jones, Nunes and Cejudo

Henry Cejudo will have an opportunity to become a two-weight champion at UFC 238 in Chicago.

Mma - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Conor McGregor announces his retirement from MMA Notorious

Conor McGregor announces his retirement from MMA

“Proper Pina Coladas on me fellas,” the UFC star tweeted early this morning.

Mma - Sunday 24 March, 2019

Wonderboy stopped for the first time by stunning Pettis 'Superman' KO Showtime This post contains videos

Wonderboy stopped for the first time by stunning Pettis 'Superman' KO

The former lightweight champion made a big statement in his UFC welterweight debut in Nashville.

Mma - 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.

Dillashaw's reign as UFC champion over after revealing 'adverse' drug test

The 33-year-old announced today that he is ‘voluntarily relinquishing’ the UFC bantamweight title.

Mma - 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.

Mma - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Masvidal stuns Till in London to derail UFC comeback

The Liverpudlian suffered a second-round knockout on Saturday night, while there was also defeat for Ireland’s Joseph Duffy.

Mma - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Duffy 'buzzing' for tonight's UFC return after 'dark days' during lengthy lay-off

The Donegal lightweight faces Marc Diakiese, having not competed in the octagon since November 2017.

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