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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 7,714 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.’

Mma - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Irish MMA star Rhys McKee set for UFC debut on one week's notice
# Abu Dhabi Do
# Abu Dhabi Do

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

Jul 19th 2020, 11:22 AM 11,141 Views 3 Comments

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'
# End Of The Road
# End Of The Road

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

Jul 19th 2020, 8:16 AM 15,306 Views 6 Comments

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
# Talk To Joe
# Talk To Joe

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

Jul 18th 2020, 8:00 AM 29,223 Views 21 Comments

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

Mma - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Aldo suffers at the hands of Yan, Usman grinds win over Masvidal at UFC 'fight island'
# Uae Ufc
# Uae Ufc

Aldo suffers at the hands of Yan, Usman grinds win over Masvidal at UFC 'fight island'

Jul 12th 2020, 9:07 AM 9,958 Views 7 Comments

Usman’s professional display brings his record to 12-0.

Mma - Friday 10 July, 2020

Masvidal takes aim at 'mentally weak' Usman ahead of UFC welterweight title showdown
# UFC 251
# UFC 251

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

Jul 10th 2020, 7:21 PM 4,423 Views 1 Comment

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
# Gamebred
# Gamebred

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

Jul 6th 2020, 6:59 AM 9,876 Views 4 Comments

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
# Ruled Out
# Ruled Out

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

Jul 4th 2020, 7:55 PM 6,059 Views 3 Comments

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

Mma - Friday 3 July, 2020

Khabib Nurmagomedov's father has died from Covid-19 complications
# RIP
# RIP

Khabib Nurmagomedov's father has died from Covid-19 complications

Jul 3rd 2020, 3:12 PM 9,978 Views 1 Comment

The 57-year-old father of legendary UFC champ, Khabib, passed away earlier today.

Mma - Sunday 28 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 28th 2020, 10:07 AM 7,326 Views 5 Comments

It was a contender for fight of the year.

Mma - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

UFC cancels Dublin fight card
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

UFC cancels Dublin fight card

Jun 24th 2020, 11:50 AM 4,473 Views 0 Comments

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

Mma - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Donegal fighter Joseph Duffy booked for first UFC bout in 16 months
# Fight Island
# Fight Island

Donegal fighter Joseph Duffy booked for first UFC bout in 16 months

Jun 18th 2020, 9:18 PM 7,238 Views 3 Comments

The 32-year-old lightweight is set to take on Spain’s Joel Alvarez in Abu Dhabi.

Mma - Saturday 13 June, 2020

'If you're looking for a fight I'm the guy': Rafael dos Anjos taunts McGregor
# Conor McGregor
# Conor McGregor

'If you're looking for a fight I'm the guy': Rafael dos Anjos taunts McGregor

Jun 13th 2020, 12:05 PM 9,863 Views 12 Comments

Brazilian Dos Anjos wants to fight McGregor even though the Irishman called time on his career last weekend.

Mma - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 10th 2020, 9:18 AM 5,425 Views 2 Comments

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

Mma - Sunday 7 June, 2020

The key questions as Conor McGregor announces yet another retirement
# The End
# The End

The key questions as Conor McGregor announces yet another retirement

Jun 7th 2020, 3:30 PM 11,629 Views 21 Comments

We explore the issues surrounding McGregor’s latest decision to quit.

Nunes cements position as one of the greatest fighters in MMA history
# UFC 250
# UFC 250

Nunes cements position as one of the greatest fighters in MMA history

Jun 7th 2020, 8:48 AM 6,868 Views 5 Comments

The two-weight champion defended her featherweight title by battering Felicia Spencer.

Conor McGregor says he is retiring from fighting (again)
# The Notorious
# The Notorious

Conor McGregor says he is retiring from fighting (again)

Jun 7th 2020, 8:14 AM 13,016 Views 42 Comments

The 31-year-old Dublin man has previously made the same claim.

Mma - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

'Conor McGregor vs Anderson Silva is bigger than Ngannou vs Jones'
# The Notorious
# The Notorious

'Conor McGregor vs Anderson Silva is bigger than Ngannou vs Jones'

Jun 3rd 2020, 2:20 PM 9,980 Views 12 Comments

Former world champion Daniel Cormier reckons clash between Irishman and superstar Silva could make millions on pay-per-view.

Mma - Sunday 31 May, 2020

UFC returns to Las Vegas as Burns dominates former welterweight champion Woodley
# Behind Closed Doors
# Behind Closed Doors

UFC returns to Las Vegas as Burns dominates former welterweight champion Woodley

May 31st 2020, 9:15 AM 8,170 Views 4 Comments

The Brazilian announced himself as a contender with the biggest win of his career in the main event.

Mma - Saturday 16 May, 2020

‘Conor McGregor is the No1 welterweight contender’
# Plans
# Plans

‘Conor McGregor is the No1 welterweight contender’

May 16th 2020, 1:59 PM 13,934 Views 17 Comments

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
# Results
# Results

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

May 14th 2020, 11:41 AM 5,196 Views 0 Comments

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

Mma - Sunday 10 May, 2020

Gaethje crowned interim UFC lightweight champion after downing Ferguson in five-round epic
# And The New...
# And The New...

Gaethje crowned interim UFC lightweight champion after downing Ferguson in five-round epic

May 10th 2020, 8:55 AM 17,037 Views 19 Comments

The event in Jacksonville was held amid strict hygiene guidelines.

Mma - Saturday 9 May, 2020

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

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

May 9th 2020, 12:05 PM 51,707 Views 47 Comments

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
# UFC
# UFC

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

May 8th 2020, 8:36 AM 5,588 Views 5 Comments

Gaethje faces Tony Ferguson on Saturday night.

Mma - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Dana White insists UFC’s return this weekend is ‘as safe as it can possibly be’
# Back In Action
# Back In Action

Dana White insists UFC’s return this weekend is ‘as safe as it can possibly be’

May 7th 2020, 7:47 PM 6,249 Views 3 Comments

UFC 249 takes place in Florida on Saturday night.

Mma - Friday 24 April, 2020

UFC 249 to take place behind closed doors in Florida on 9 May
# Rescheduled
# Rescheduled

UFC 249 to take place behind closed doors in Florida on 9 May

Apr 24th 2020, 9:28 PM 7,482 Views 13 Comments

Justin Gaethje has replaced Khabib Nurmagomedov as the headline opponent to Tony Ferguson.

Mma - Friday 10 April, 2020

Dana White belatedly postpones UFC 249
# DISNEY PUSH
# DISNEY PUSH

Dana White belatedly postpones UFC 249

Apr 10th 2020, 9:55 AM 10,215 Views 19 Comments

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

Mma - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Namajunas withdraws from UFC 249 after death of two family members following coronavirus
# RIP
# RIP

Namajunas withdraws from UFC 249 after death of two family members following coronavirus

Apr 9th 2020, 9:12 PM 11,317 Views 9 Comments

The former strawweight champion was due to face Jessica Andrade in the controversial card’s co-main event on 18 April.

Mma - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Dana White close to securing private island to host UFC fights
# UFC
# UFC

Dana White close to securing private island to host UFC fights

Apr 7th 2020, 8:21 AM 12,316 Views 11 Comments

Meanwhile, Justin Gaethje has replaced Khabib Nurmagomedov as Tony Ferguson’s opponent in the interim lightweight championship bout at UFC 249.

Mma - Thursday 2 April, 2020

'Put yourself in my shoes': Khabib won't break quarantine to fight at UFC 249
# No Go
# No Go

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

Apr 2nd 2020, 9:51 AM 8,924 Views 8 Comments

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

Mma - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Your support for The42 means more than ever
# Next Chapter
# Next Chapter

Your support for The42 means more than ever

Apr 1st 2020, 4:38 PM 11,637 Views 7 Comments

We’re committed to telling the story of Irish sport each day despite these uncertain times.

UFC champion Jones avoids jail time but vows to address 'unhealthy relationship with alcohol'
# Keeping Up With The Jones
# Keeping Up With The Jones

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

Apr 1st 2020, 11:30 AM 4,704 Views 6 Comments

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

Mma - Monday 30 March, 2020

Curse continues as Khabib v Ferguson nears cancellation for fifth time
# Ufc 249
# Ufc 249

Curse continues as Khabib v Ferguson nears cancellation for fifth time

Mar 30th 2020, 7:12 PM 6,230 Views 5 Comments

Sixth time’s a charm?

Mma - Friday 27 March, 2020

TV Wrap - Dana White among the last of the deluded as sport's irrelevance is made clear
# On The Box
# On The Box

TV Wrap - Dana White among the last of the deluded as sport's irrelevance is made clear

Updated Mar 27th 2020, 5:18 PM 66,013 Views 36 Comments

The realisation is dawning more slowly for others that sport just isn’t important in the face of a pandemic.

Mma - Thursday 26 March, 2020

UFC light heavyweight champion Jones arrested for drink driving and firearm charge
# New Mexico
# New Mexico

UFC light heavyweight champion Jones arrested for drink driving and firearm charge

Mar 26th 2020, 9:34 PM 8,556 Views 9 Comments

The 32-year-old has had his fair share of trouble outside the cage.

UFC boss aiming to stage the 'baddest card' in MMA history during global pandemic
# Best Laid Plans
# Best Laid Plans

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

Mar 26th 2020, 11:17 AM 11,087 Views 7 Comments

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

Mma - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Khabib-Ferguson venue 99.9% set, no fans to attend - Dana White
# Ufc 249
# Ufc 249

Khabib-Ferguson venue 99.9% set, no fans to attend - Dana White

Mar 24th 2020, 9:49 AM 8,869 Views 7 Comments

‘We are having this fight,’ the UFC boss says.

Mma - Saturday 21 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 21st 2020, 10:54 AM 6,364 Views 4 Comments

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
# About Time
# About Time

UFC postpones next three events after coronavirus clampdown

Mar 17th 2020, 10:13 AM 5,149 Views 7 Comments

President Dana White has confirmed the postponements.

Mma - Monday 16 March, 2020

British fighter Edwards pulls out of headline UFC bout with ex-champion Woodley
# Safety Measures
# Safety Measures

British fighter Edwards pulls out of headline UFC bout with ex-champion Woodley

Mar 16th 2020, 10:43 AM 4,038 Views 2 Comments

The welterweight says he has been forced to withdraw after UFC president Dana White revealed that the event will be moved from London’s O2 Arena.