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# mma - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

UFC confirm the signing of Irish fighter Dean Barry

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

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 23-year-old will aim to keep his unbeaten record intact when he faces English opponent Lawrence Tracey.

# mma - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Khabib Nurmagomedov retires from octagon with perfect record after UFC 254 win

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'

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

Abu Dhabi played host to UFC 253 overnight.

# mma - Saturday 26 September, 2020

Manny Pacquiao says he wants to fight Conor McGregor next year

The fight could be staged in the Middle East though a deal is far from agreed.

# mma - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Covington dominant en route to victory over former UFC champion Woodley

Tyron Woodley later revealed he suffered a rib injury during his Las Vegas defeat to Colby Covington.

# mma - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Former champion Anderson Silva booked for potential UFC swansong at 45

According to UFC president Dana White, it could be the Brazilian veteran’s final professional bout.

# mma - Sunday 16 August, 2020

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Cormier retires after defeat ends UFC heavyweight trilogy with champion Miocic

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

In his first fight for over a year, the undefeated Dagestani will take on interim champion Justin Gaethje.

# mma - Saturday 25 July, 2020

Ballymena's Rhys McKee out to cause an upset in tonight's short-notice UFC debut

‘I’m really not here to get a nice new tracksuit,’ the 24-year-old says. ‘I’m here to take the win.’

# mma - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Irish MMA star Rhys McKee set for UFC debut on one week's notice

He’ll take on Khamzat Chimaev on Fight Island next weekend.

Duffy announces retirement after UFC loss: 'I haven’t got what it takes anymore'

The 32-year-old Donegal man was beaten by Joel Alvarez via submission at UFC Fight Night 172.

# mma - Saturday 18 July, 2020

Rejuvenated Duffy determined to consign 'embarrassing' performances to the past

The UFC lightweight from Donegal will compete for the first time in 16 months tonight in Abu Dhabi.

# mma - Friday 10 July, 2020

Masvidal takes aim at 'mentally weak' Usman ahead of UFC welterweight title showdown

The belt will be on the line in Abu Dhabi tomorrow night.

# mma - Monday 6 July, 2020

Jorge Masvidal steps in to take UFC title shot on six days' notice

He’ll aim to dethrone welterweight champion Kamaru Usman in Abu Dhabi on Saturday night.

# mma - Saturday 4 July, 2020

UFC welterweight title bout falls through after challenger tests positive for Covid-19

Gilbert Burns was due to take on Kamaru Usman on next weekend’s UFC 251 card in Abu Dhabi.

# mma - Sunday 28 June, 2020

Dustin Poirier edges out Dan Hooker in bloody clash at UFC Fight Night

It was a contender for fight of the year.

# mma - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

UFC cancels Dublin fight card

The mixed martial arts organisation was due to return to the Irish capital for an event on 15 August.

# mma - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Three title fights to kick off UFC's series of 'Fight Island' events in Abu Dhabi

The MMA organisation has confirmed it will stage events in the UAE on 11, 15, 18 and 25 July.

# mma - Saturday 16 May, 2020

‘Conor McGregor is the No1 welterweight contender’

Former MMA star Chael Sonnen reckons Dubliner is still the biggest draw in his sport.

# mma - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Teixeira scores upset victory as UFC presses ahead with another US event

The 40-year-old continued his resurgence by stopping Anthony Smith in the headline bout in Florida.

# mma - Saturday 9 May, 2020

More controversy surrounds this weekend's UFC return as fighter and cornermen test positive for Covid-19

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza’s fight is off but as of now, UFC 249 is still going ahead.

# mma - Friday 8 May, 2020

Justin Gaethje looking to put on a show for the fans at UFC 249 despite criticism of event

Gaethje faces Tony Ferguson on Saturday night.

# mma - Friday 10 April, 2020

Dana White belatedly postpones UFC 249

Originally slated for New York, white was pushing for the18 April event to go ahead in California.

# mma - Thursday 2 April, 2020

'Put yourself in my shoes': Khabib won't break quarantine to fight at UFC 249

UFC president Dana White has repeatedly announced his intention to stage the show.

# mma - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

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

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.

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