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Mma - This year 2022

Sport Ireland appoint Dr Una May as new CEO
# New Boss
# New Boss

Sport Ireland appoint Dr Una May as new CEO

Jan 7th 2022, 5:34 PM 6,293 Views 0 Comments

Dr May has been a highly influential figure in Sport Ireland since 1998 and was the pick of both internal and external candidates to replace the retired John Treacy.

Mma - Last year 2021

Amanda Nunes defeated in one of the biggest upsets in UFC history
# Shock
# Shock

Amanda Nunes defeated in one of the biggest upsets in UFC history

Dec 12th 2021, 10:27 AM 8,201 Views 0 Comments

Julianna Pena stunned the two-division champion in Las Vegas.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Dec 3rd 2021, 5:29 PM 30,730 Views 9 Comments

Let’s see how much you remember from the past week.

Holloway defeats Rodriguez after epic battle in main event at UFC Vegas 42
# MMA
# MMA

Holloway defeats Rodriguez after epic battle in main event at UFC Vegas 42

Nov 14th 2021, 11:17 AM 4,385 Views 1 Comment

The final scorecards read 49-46, 48-47 and 48-47 for Holloway.

Living with an addiction to Football Manager and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
# Good Reads

Living with an addiction to Football Manager and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Nov 14th 2021, 8:30 AM 5,765 Views 1 Comment

Stick the kettle on.

Cris Cyborg defeats Ireland's Sinéad Kavanagh by first-round knockout at Bellator 271
# KO
# KO

Cris Cyborg defeats Ireland's Sinéad Kavanagh by first-round knockout at Bellator 271

Nov 13th 2021, 9:33 AM 11,429 Views 3 Comments

The fight lasted just over 90 seconds as the Brazilian retained her featherweight title.

Kavanagh determined to stun dominant champ Cyborg in tonight's world title bid
# Opportunity Knocks
# Opportunity Knocks

Kavanagh determined to stun dominant champ Cyborg in tonight's world title bid

Nov 12th 2021, 7:20 AM 6,226 Views 1 Comment

The 35-year-old Dubliner is in Florida as she aims to inflict a rare defeat on Brazilian veteran Cris Cyborg.

Ireland's Ian Garry makes stunning UFC debut with knock-out win in New York
# Winner Winner
# Winner Winner

Ireland's Ian Garry makes stunning UFC debut with knock-out win in New York

Nov 7th 2021, 10:01 AM 10,128 Views 5 Comments

The Dubliner landed the devastating blow in the last few seconds of the first round.

Dublin's Ian Garry makes his UFC debut in Madison Square Garden tonight
# The Future
# The Future

Dublin's Ian Garry makes his UFC debut in Madison Square Garden tonight

Nov 6th 2021, 7:45 AM 7,743 Views 1 Comment

Garry opens the prelim card at UFC 268 in a welterweight clash with Jordan Williams.

Second-round stoppage ends Queally's dream of becoming Ireland's first Bellator champion
# Bellator 270
# Bellator 270

Second-round stoppage ends Queally's dream of becoming Ireland's first Bellator champion

Nov 5th 2021, 11:36 PM 8,400 Views 3 Comments

Peter Queally and James Gallagher were both stopped in the main events at Bellator 270 in Dublin’s 3Arena.

Teixeira stuns Blachowicz to become second oldest UFC champion
# Ufc 267
# Ufc 267

Teixeira stuns Blachowicz to become second oldest UFC champion

Oct 30th 2021, 11:07 PM 9,891 Views 3 Comments

The 42-year-old rocked the Pole in the second, secured a takedown against the cage and finished proceedings via rear naked choke.

Leg injury to Conor McGregor ends trilogy bout against Dustin Poirier
# UFC 264
# UFC 264

Leg injury to Conor McGregor ends trilogy bout against Dustin Poirier

Jul 11th 2021, 7:02 AM 34,127 Views 40 Comments

The fight ended via doctor’s stoppage after McGregor’s leg buckled under him during the first round.

Czech star says goal celebration a tribute to MMA fighter
# Imitation
# Imitation

Czech star says goal celebration a tribute to MMA fighter

Jun 19th 2021, 5:38 PM 10,779 Views 1 Comment

Patrik Schick is a big fan of Nate Diaz.

Adesanya retains middleweight title but new flyweight champ crowned at UFC 263
# Mexican Standoff
# Mexican Standoff

Adesanya retains middleweight title but new flyweight champ crowned at UFC 263

Jun 13th 2021, 10:32 AM 6,098 Views 3 Comments

Deiveson Figueiredo was dethroned by Brandon Moreno in Arizona.

Second-round KO sees Oliveira crowned new UFC lightweight champion
# Houston Rocket
# Houston Rocket

Second-round KO sees Oliveira crowned new UFC lightweight champion

May 16th 2021, 9:32 AM 6,915 Views 0 Comments

The BJJ master had arrived in Texas boasting more submission wins than anyone else in UFC history.

Welterweight champ Usman knocks out Masvidal as US fans return to UFC events
# Nigerian Nightmare
# Nigerian Nightmare

Welterweight champ Usman knocks out Masvidal as US fans return to UFC events

Apr 25th 2021, 9:58 AM 7,040 Views 2 Comments

Valentina Shevchenko kept her flyweight belt and Rose Namajunas regained the strawweight strap at UFC 261.

Sexual assault charges against Conor McGregor in Corsica dropped
# Bastia
# Bastia

Sexual assault charges against Conor McGregor in Corsica dropped

Apr 15th 2021, 1:43 PM 42,782 Views 0 Comments

‘We had no material evidence to corroborate the complainant’s statements,’ said prosecutor Arnaud Viornery.

McGregor-Poirier trilogy fight confirmed for Las Vegas with capacity crowd
# Round Three
# Round Three

McGregor-Poirier trilogy fight confirmed for Las Vegas with capacity crowd

Apr 14th 2021, 3:25 PM 8,901 Views 8 Comments

The fight will take place as part of UFC 264 at the T-Mobile Arena.

Rising Irish star Ian Garry makes major statement with head-kick KO
# The Future
# The Future

Rising Irish star Ian Garry makes major statement with head-kick KO

Mar 20th 2021, 4:46 PM 11,255 Views 4 Comments

The 23-year-old Dubliner stopped two-time UFC fighter Rostem Akman last night in London.

Adesanya suffers first loss of his career in bid to become two-weight UFC champion
# Blach And Gold
# Blach And Gold

Adesanya suffers first loss of his career in bid to become two-weight UFC champion

Mar 7th 2021, 10:04 AM 7,536 Views 1 Comment

Defending champions Jan Blachowicz and Amanda Nunes both retained their titles at UFC 259 in Las Vegas.

Tom Aspinall thinks swift win over Arlovski would prove he is ‘real deal’
# UFC
# UFC

Tom Aspinall thinks swift win over Arlovski would prove he is ‘real deal’

Feb 19th 2021, 10:14 AM 3,465 Views 0 Comments

Aspinall has already made an impression by dispatching Jake Collier and Alan Baudot in a combined 140 seconds.

McGregor vows to bounce back but admits Poirier loss is 'hard to take'
# Reaction
# Reaction

McGregor vows to bounce back but admits Poirier loss is 'hard to take'

Jan 24th 2021, 12:07 PM 12,320 Views 16 Comments

The 32-year-old Dubliner suffered the first knockout defeat of his career in the Abu Dhabi rematch.

Revenge for Poirier as McGregor is stopped in second round of UFC rematch
# Running It Back
# Running It Back

Revenge for Poirier as McGregor is stopped in second round of UFC rematch

Jan 24th 2021, 6:35 AM 155,647 Views 210 Comments

Dustin Poirier got the better of Conor McGregor in the UFC 257 main event in Abu Dhabi.

Two women launch personal injury lawsuits against Conor McGregor
# High Court
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# High Court

Two women launch personal injury lawsuits against Conor McGregor

Jan 19th 2021, 8:45 PM 72,594 Views 0 Comments

Legal proceedings were initiated in the High Court yesterday.

Dana White says Khabib is considering making a return to UFC
# Comeback
# Comeback

Dana White says Khabib is considering making a return to UFC

Jan 16th 2021, 11:27 PM 6,641 Views 19 Comments

The 32-year-old Russian had announced his retirement during October 2020.

Mma - All time

McGregor-Poirier rematch to take place in Abu Dhabi
# Sequel
# Sequel

McGregor-Poirier rematch to take place in Abu Dhabi

Dec 22nd 2020, 7:33 PM 10,815 Views 14 Comments

The Dubliner’s first bout in over a year will take place on Yas Island.

Jose Aldo defeats Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night
# Winning
# Winning

Jose Aldo defeats Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night

Dec 20th 2020, 9:56 AM 5,470 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old was deemed the victor by all three judges by a score of 29-28.

Katie Taylor misses out as Khabib Nurmagomedov wins BBC's World Sport Star award
# The Eagle Has Landed
# The Eagle Has Landed

Katie Taylor misses out as Khabib Nurmagomedov wins BBC's World Sport Star award

Dec 17th 2020, 11:23 PM 9,250 Views 14 Comments

The UFC star and the Bray boxer were among the nominees for an award decided by a public vote.

UFC confirm the signing of Irish fighter Dean Barry
# The Sniper
# The Sniper

UFC confirm the signing of Irish fighter Dean Barry

Nov 24th 2020, 5:29 PM 11,417 Views 2 Comments

The 28-year-old Dubliner is preparing to make his debut on the biggest stage in MMA in 2021.

Conor McGregor signs deal for UFC rematch with Dustin Poirier
# Run It Back
# Run It Back

Conor McGregor signs deal for UFC rematch with Dustin Poirier

Nov 19th 2020, 9:51 PM 14,307 Views 9 Comments

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 Fight Before Christmas
# The Fight Before Christmas

Rising Irish prospect Ian Garry booked for December return in London

Nov 19th 2020, 11:01 AM 6,756 Views 3 Comments

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

Ballymena's Rhys McKee left frustrated after UFC Vegas 14 defeat
# More To Come
# More To Come

Ballymena's Rhys McKee left frustrated after UFC Vegas 14 defeat

Nov 15th 2020, 9:19 AM 10,253 Views 0 Comments

Alex Morono came out on top in McKee’s second UFC appearance.

Khabib Nurmagomedov retires from octagon with perfect record after UFC 254 win
# Time To Go
# Time To Go

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

Oct 24th 2020, 10:55 PM 21,407 Views 36 Comments

The Russian has retired unbeaten with an unbeaten professional record of 29-0.

'If Khabib beats Justin on Saturday, he’s the number one pound-for-pound fighter in the world'
# UFC 254
# UFC 254

'If Khabib beats Justin on Saturday, he’s the number one pound-for-pound fighter in the world'

Oct 23rd 2020, 12:36 PM 10,711 Views 1 Comment

Nurmagomedov defends his UFC lightweight title tomorrow night.

Adesanya retains UFC middleweight title as a new champion is crowned at light-heavyweight
# MMA
# MMA

Adesanya retains UFC middleweight title as a new champion is crowned at light-heavyweight

Sep 27th 2020, 10:34 AM 8,195 Views 3 Comments

Abu Dhabi played host to UFC 253 overnight.

Covington dominant en route to victory over former UFC champion Woodley
# Fight Night
# Fight Night

Covington dominant en route to victory over former UFC champion Woodley

Sep 20th 2020, 10:29 AM 6,504 Views 13 Comments

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

Three years on, Wright Thompson reflects on infamous Dublin/McGregor piece
# BTL
# BTL

Three years on, Wright Thompson reflects on infamous Dublin/McGregor piece

Sep 15th 2020, 4:11 PM 37,651 Views 24 Comments

ESPN’s Senior Writer is this week’s guest on Behind the Lines.

McGregor arrested in Corsica for alleged attempted sexual assault and indecent exposure
# Conor McGregor
# Conor McGregor

McGregor arrested in Corsica for alleged attempted sexual assault and indecent exposure

Sep 12th 2020, 5:05 PM 191,630 Views 0 Comments

The MMA star was taken into police custody following an alleged incident on Thursday and is understood to deny the allegations.

Former champion Anderson Silva booked for potential UFC swansong at 45
# Fright Night
# Fright Night

Former champion Anderson Silva booked for potential UFC swansong at 45

Aug 19th 2020, 9:57 AM 4,449 Views 2 Comments

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

Cormier retires after defeat ends UFC heavyweight trilogy with champion Miocic
# UFC 252
# UFC 252

Cormier retires after defeat ends UFC heavyweight trilogy with champion Miocic

Aug 16th 2020, 9:19 AM 11,177 Views 7 Comments

The 41-year-old complained that he was blinded by an eye poke before losing out by unanimous decision.