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# mma - Today’s News

UFC champion Jones avoids jail time but vows to address 'unhealthy relationship with alcohol'

He reached a plea deal in his case for driving while intoxicated.

# mma - Thursday 26 March, 2020

UFC boss aiming to stage the 'baddest card' in MMA history during global pandemic

UFC 249 had originally been set for 18 April in Brooklyn.

# mma - Saturday 21 March, 2020

Bad night for the Irish at Cage Warriors 113 as McColgan loses out to Jones MMA

Bad night for the Irish at Cage Warriors 113 as McColgan loses out to Jones

The Belfast man was aiming to be the first Irish figher since Conor McGregor to hold the organisation’s lightweight title.

# mma - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

UFC postpones next three events after coronavirus clampdown

President Dana White has confirmed the postponements.

# mma - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Oliveira calls for lightweight title shot after impressive stoppage of Lee

The 30-year-old Brazilian has now won seven fights in a row following last night’s submission victory.

# mma - Friday 13 March, 2020

McColgan handed chance to join list of notable Irish champions

The Cage Warriors lightweight title vacated by UFC-bound Jai Herbert will be at stake in London.

Kevin Lee misses weight but tomorrow's UFC main event still goes ahead

The 27-year-old American is scheduled to take on Charles Oliveira behind closed doors in Brasilia.

# mma - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Dalton gets late-notice opportunity to upset former champion Pimblett

The Belfast native will take on the popular Liverpudlian at Cage Warriors 113 in London.

# mma - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

London no longer calling for Garry as attention turns to Belfast

Having been scheduled to fight on 20 March, the undefeated Dubliner has postponed his return to action.

# mma - Monday 9 March, 2020

SBG's Peter Queally booked for big Bellator main event in Dublin

The Waterford native is set to take on former lightweight title challenger Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Freire.

# mma - Sunday 8 March, 2020

Adesanya beats Romero at UFC 248 but crowd are left wanting more

During an often bizarre contest, boos rang out across the arena as the two fighters kept contact to a minimum.

# mma - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Benavidez comes up short in his latest bid to become a UFC champion

Deiveson Figueiredo was victorious at UFC Fight Night 169 but the flyweight title remains vacant.

# mma - Friday 28 February, 2020

Botched weight cut costs Figueiredo his shot at UFC title

Deiveson Figueiredo weighed in above the 125-pound limit ahead of his clash with Joseph Benavidez.

# mma - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Return to action in April for one of the trailblazers of Irish MMA Og

Return to action in April for one of the trailblazers of Irish MMA

Former middleweight champion Chris Fields has been booked for the Cage Warriors card in Birmingham.

# mma - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Ex-rugby star Haskell booked for MMA debut on card headlined by Irish fighter Gallagher

The former England international will fight at Wembley Arena in May.

# 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 3 November, 2019

Masvidal wins BMF belt with controversial victory over Diaz at UFC 244 MMA

Masvidal wins BMF belt with controversial victory over Diaz at UFC 244

Jorge Masvidal benefited from a third-round TKO after Nate Diaz had a big cut over his right eye in the non-title clash.

From TheJournal.ie Boos and cheers: Mixed reception for Trump as he attends MMA fight in New York UFC

Boos and cheers: Mixed reception for Trump as he attends MMA fight in New York

Dozens of protesters had placards with slogans such as “Trump/Pence Out Now!” and “Headlock Him Up”.

# 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

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 - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Covington next in line for welterweight title shot, confirms UFC president White

The promotion’s ‘super villain’ convincingly overcame former 170lbs champion Robbie Lawler to earn a second shot at gold.

# mma - Monday 29 July, 2019

Edgar insists he's 'not going anywhere' after title fight defeat to Holloway Down Not Out This post contains videos

Edgar insists he's 'not going anywhere' after title fight defeat to Holloway

The 37-year-old dropped a unanimous decision loss to the Hawaiian on Saturday night.

# mma - Sunday 28 July, 2019

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

All the action from a different angle.

Max Holloway beats Edgar via unanimous decision to defend UFC featherweight title Champion This post contains videos

Max Holloway beats Edgar via unanimous decision to defend UFC featherweight title

The 27-year-old bounced back from his lightweight defeat to Dustin Poirier in April.

# mma - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Edwards makes it eight UFC wins in a row after overcoming Dos Anjos by unanimous decision

Leon Edwards beat Rafael dos Anjos after five rounds at the AT&T Center in San Antonio.

# mma - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Veteran Faber marks UFC return with 46-second knockout in Sacramento The California Kid This post contains videos

Veteran Faber marks UFC return with 46-second knockout in Sacramento

The 40-year-old took less than a minute to stun Ricky Simon and pick up his first knockout win in 12 years.

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