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#MMA

# mma - Today’s News

'I was beaten, there are no excuses... but it’s the best thing that happened to me'

The first loss of his professional career has merely strengthened James Gallagher’s resolve.

# mma - Monday 10 December, 2018

'Feed me, they can all get it' - Holloway keen on McGregor and Khabib bouts

The featherweight champion continued his impressive winning streak in Toronto on Saturday night.

Irish youngster Gallagher to headline 3Arena bill in February

The 22-year-old will aim to return to winning ways in Dublin against American opponent Steven Graham.

# mma - Monday 3 December, 2018

UFC boss hints at Poirier rematch for McGregor's next bout

The pair met in a featherweight bout in September 2014, with McGregor winning via first-round stoppage.

# mma - Sunday 2 December, 2018

'I can knock anyone out': Dos Santos hands Tuivasa the first defeat of his pro career UFC Adelaide This post contains videos

'I can knock anyone out': Dos Santos hands Tuivasa the first defeat of his pro career

UFC Adelaide’s heavyweight main event stopped in the second round.

# mma - Saturday 1 December, 2018

'I'm a man on a mission': Usman eyes up UFC welterweight title after ninth win in a row The Ultimate Fighter This post contains videos

'I'm a man on a mission': Usman eyes up UFC welterweight title after ninth win in a row

Kamaru Usman saw off the challenge of Rafael dos Anjos in Nevada on Friday night.

# mma - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

UFC confirm clash of two champions for first pay-per-view card of 2019

Flyweight champ Henry Cejudo will face bantamweight title-holder TJ Dillashaw in Anaheim, California.

# mma - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

The man with the most wins in UFC history says he's 'waiting' on McGregor

Donald Cerrone has seemingly got his sights set on Conor McGregor after his record-setting win on Saturday.

# mma - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Middleweight title bout confirmed as main event for UFC 234

Robert Whittaker will put his belt on the line at the home of the Australian Open next February.

# mma - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Mayweather seemingly pulls out of fight with kickboxer after being 'blindsided' by organisers

Floyd Mayweather and Tenshin Nasukawa may not need a rule set for their ‘fight’ after all.

# mma - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Undefeated newcomer Askren to face former welterweight champ in UFC debut

Robbie Lawler looks set to welcome Ben Askren to the octagon.

# mma - Monday 5 November, 2018

Floyd Mayweather to fight 20-year-old Japanese kickboxer on New Year's Eve

The format or rules for his meeting with Tenshin Nasukawa have not yet been specified.

# mma - Friday 26 October, 2018

Gunnar Nelson set for UFC 231 bout - his first fight in 17 months

SBG’s Nelson is in line to face Alex “Cowboy” Oliviera on 8 December.

# mma - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Lobov determined to exact revenge on Tukhugov over cheap shot on McGregor

Artem Lobov faces Michael Johnson this weekend but he hasn’t forgotten about Zubaira Tukhugov.

# mma - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

McGregor releases statement on 'fair and square' defeat to Nurmagomedov

The 30-year-old Dubliner was comprehensively beaten by the UFC lightweight champion on 6 October.

# mma - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Lobov to face Michael Johnson after Khabib's team-mate is pulled over Nevada investigation

The Dubliner has a new opponent for UFC Moncton.

# mma - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

SBG's Mulpeter gets huge opportunity against former UFC welterweight

Philip Mulpeter is set to clash with ex-champion Nicolas Dalby on the Cage Warriors 100 card.

'We worked it out' - UFC chief plays down Khabib's quit threat

The champion vowed to leave the UFC if the Las Vegas brawl had consequences for his team-mates.

# mma - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Former McGregor title rival Eddie Alvarez leaves UFC for Asian MMA promotion

Alvarez becomes “one of the biggest athlete signings in the history of ONE Championship”.

# mma - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Mike 'The Savage' Kimbel equals Bellator record with lightning six-second KO Bellator 207 This post contains videos

Mike 'The Savage' Kimbel equals Bellator record with lightning six-second KO

Elsewhere on the card, Dublin’s Sinead Kavanagh was stopped after one round due to a cut.

# mma - Friday 12 October, 2018

McGregor and Khabib handed initial suspensions ahead of UFC brawl investigation

The pair will appear before the Nevada State Athletic Commission on 24 October.

# mma - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Khabib Nurmagomedov tells UFC he'll quit if team-mate is axed

Zubaira Tukhugov was scheduled to fight Artem Lobov, Conor McGregor’s training partner, later this month.

Putin sympathises with UFC champion Nurmagomedov over brawl after McGregor fight The Spy Who Loved Me This post contains videos

Putin sympathises with UFC champion Nurmagomedov over brawl after McGregor fight

The Russian president met with the undefeated fighter and congratulated him on his victory at UFC 229.

McGregor's team-mate denies sparking UFC 229 brawl with religious slur

Dillon Danis was Khabib Nurmagomedov’s target when he leapt from the cage after defeating Conor McGregor.

Jones to return in December as Cormier set to be stripped of light-heavyweight belt

Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson will meet again at UFC 232.

# mma - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

McGregor takes a tumble in UFC rankings as Khabib climbs to second place

The lightweight champion has taken a big leap forward following his win in Las Vegas last weekend.

UFC 230 loses Diaz-Poirier but gains heavyweight title bout

Injury has ruled Dustin Poirier out of his lightweight clash with Nate Diaz at Madison Square Garden.

# mma - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

McGregor's coach expects Khabib rematch next but would love Diaz trilogy

John Kavanagh says summer 2019 is the realistic return date for a return to the octagon.

# mma - Monday 8 October, 2018

UFC dig hole for themselves but strike PPV gold with potential Khabib-McGregor fallout

Don’t be surprised to see Saturday night’s events used to promote a rematch in a few months’ time.

# mma - Sunday 7 October, 2018

On the ground in Vegas: Reaction as McGregor's UFC return turned to chaos Return Of The Mac This post contains videos

On the ground in Vegas: Reaction as McGregor's UFC return turned to chaos

Gavan Casey joins us from Sin City with the latest news from a manic night in the T-Mobile Arena.

Open thread: how do you see Nurmagomedov v McGregor going tonight?

Let’s have those predictions.

# mma - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Poll: Will Conor McGregor regain the UFC lightweight title tonight? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will Conor McGregor regain the UFC lightweight title tonight?

The Irishman faces defending champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

# mma - Friday 5 October, 2018

All the info you need to watch Conor McGregor's fight this weekend

Khabib Nurmagomedov will put his lightweight title on the line against Conor McGregor in Las Vegas.

# mma - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Nurmagomedov's ability to implement gameplan can tip balance in his favour

Professional fighter Joseph Duffy breaks down the meeting of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor.

# mma - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

History suggests the potential impact of mental warfare shouldn't be dismissed

Sugar Ray Leonard learned the importance of keeping one’s emotions in check when he faced Roberto Duran.

# mma - Monday 1 October, 2018

‘No Irish team, no Irish whiskey, nobody can stop me’ UFC 229 This post contains videos

‘No Irish team, no Irish whiskey, nobody can stop me’

In Episode 1 of the new UFC Embedded series, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor step up preparations for their Las Vegas bout.

Nurmagomedov vows to make McGregor humble in Saturday's UFC headliner

“It’s going to be a long night for him. I’m going to make him tired and maul him inside the cage.”

O'Malley pulled from Khabib-McGregor undercard due to failed drug test

The undefeated bantamweight was scheduled to face Jose Quinonez in Las Vegas this weekend.

McGregor admits he 'fell out of love with the game' during UFC hiatus

A 23-month absence from the octagon will end for the Dubliner this Saturday night in Las Vegas.

# mma - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Mousasi topples MacDonald as Bellator broadcast scuppered by Peppa Pig

The live TV coverage of one of Bellator’s biggest ever fights was interrupted by a fictitious farm animal.

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