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Mma - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Shevchenko defends UFC flyweight crown after dominant five-round display
# And Still...
# And Still...

Shevchenko defends UFC flyweight crown after dominant five-round display

Aug 11th 2019, 10:41 AM 6,475 Views 1 Comment

The judges scored the fight unanimously in favour of the champion.

Mma - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 7th 2019, 5:22 PM 3,707 Views 3 Comments

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

Mma - Sunday 4 August, 2019

UFC super villain Covington wins convincingly with 'family friends' the Trumps watching cageside
# Keeping America Great
# Keeping America Great

UFC super villain Covington wins convincingly with 'family friends' the Trumps watching cageside

Aug 4th 2019, 11:25 AM 11,388 Views 7 Comments

Colby Covington was on fire against Robbie Lawler in New Jersey.

Mma - Thursday 1 August, 2019

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# Kicking On
# Kicking On

Love The42? Become a member and support your favourite sports news source

Aug 1st 2019, 6:15 PM 20,173 Views 34 Comments

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Mma - Monday 29 July, 2019

Edgar insists he's 'not going anywhere' after title fight defeat to Holloway
# Down Not Out
# Down Not Out

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

Jul 29th 2019, 1:23 PM 3,037 Views 1 Comment

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

Mma - Sunday 28 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 28th 2019, 10:06 AM 7,014 Views 1 Comment

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

Mma - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Boxer's tragic death makes Khabib 'begin to hate this sport in which we beat other'
# Second Thoughts
# Second Thoughts

Boxer's tragic death makes Khabib 'begin to hate this sport in which we beat other'

Jul 25th 2019, 7:06 PM 15,969 Views 9 Comments

The UFC lightweight champion was saddened to hear of the death of his younger compatriot.

Mma - Sunday 21 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 21st 2019, 10:45 AM 6,726 Views 6 Comments

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

Mma - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Jon Jones edges Santos via split decision while Nunes outclasses Holm inside opening round
# Nevada
# Nevada

Jon Jones edges Santos via split decision while Nunes outclasses Holm inside opening round

Jul 7th 2019, 9:35 AM 9,006 Views 11 Comments

Jones defended his light heavyweight title last night while Holly Holm came up short against Amanda Nunes.

Mma - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Gallagher opponent named for Dublin card as Bellator prepare for second Irish show this year
# The Strabanimal
# The Strabanimal

Gallagher opponent named for Dublin card as Bellator prepare for second Irish show this year

Jul 3rd 2019, 1:44 PM 4,893 Views 3 Comments

The promotion returns to the 3Arena on 27 September, with the Strabane native likely to headline the card.

Mma - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Ngannou demolishes Dos Santos to notch third consecutive first-round knockout, calls for title shot
# Light Work
# Light Work

Ngannou demolishes Dos Santos to notch third consecutive first-round knockout, calls for title shot

Jun 30th 2019, 10:44 AM 11,026 Views 5 Comments

The former heavyweight title contender wants the winner of Cormier v Miocic 2 later this year.

Mma - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Gunnar Nelson to return at UFC Copenhagen in September
# Bounce Back
# Bounce Back

Gunnar Nelson to return at UFC Copenhagen in September

Jun 26th 2019, 5:00 PM 3,428 Views 3 Comments

The Icelandic fighter will take on Thiago Alves, while the main event for the card is yet to be announced.

Mma - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Covington set for UFC return against former welterweight champion Lawler
# Fireworks
# Fireworks

Covington set for UFC return against former welterweight champion Lawler

Jun 25th 2019, 1:51 PM 4,739 Views 4 Comments

The pair are being targeted to headline the UFC on ESPN 5 card on 3 August.

Mma - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Virgin Media announces deal to broadcast Bellator on Irish TV
# Television Rights
# Television Rights

Virgin Media announces deal to broadcast Bellator on Irish TV

Jun 18th 2019, 11:07 AM 5,506 Views 5 Comments

MMA fans will be able to watch the promotion on Virgin Media Sport, starting with Bellator London later this month.

Mma - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

'He begged me, 'Please don't kill me', and he talks about a rematch?' - No McGregor sequel, says Khabib
# Cold Water
# Cold Water

'He begged me, 'Please don't kill me', and he talks about a rematch?' - No McGregor sequel, says Khabib

Jun 12th 2019, 8:59 PM 22,440 Views 20 Comments

The UFC lightweight champion said that in the last three years, McGregor has won only once – in an amateur boxing match.

Mma - Sunday 9 June, 2019

'I'm the greatest combat athlete of all time' - Cejudo celebrates after securing UFC champ-champ status
# All The Belts
# All The Belts

'I'm the greatest combat athlete of all time' - Cejudo celebrates after securing UFC champ-champ status

Jun 9th 2019, 10:02 AM 10,969 Views 3 Comments

The reigning flyweight champion dethroned Marlon Moraes to become the promotion’s new bantamweight kingpin.

Mma - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

New contract makes Nurmagomedov 'the highest-paid athlete in the UFC'
# Fight Business
# Fight Business

New contract makes Nurmagomedov 'the highest-paid athlete in the UFC'

Jun 5th 2019, 11:48 AM 13,524 Views 8 Comments

The lightweight champion has inked fresh terms with the UFC as he prepares to face Dustin Poirier.

Mma - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

UFC announce September title defence for lightweight champion Khabib
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

UFC announce September title defence for lightweight champion Khabib

Jun 4th 2019, 6:30 PM 9,007 Views 2 Comments

The undefeated Russian will take on interim title-holder Dustin Poirier in a unification bout in Abu Dhabi.

'I'm interested in winners' - Diaz dismisses prospect of McGregor trilogy
# Rubber Match
# Rubber Match

'I'm interested in winners' - Diaz dismisses prospect of McGregor trilogy

Jun 4th 2019, 3:23 PM 9,053 Views 5 Comments

The 34-year-old UFC star is due to return from a three-year lay-off to face Anthony Pettis in August.

Mma - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Dos Anjos spoils Lee's welterweight debut with stoppage victory in New York
# RDA
# RDA

Dos Anjos spoils Lee's welterweight debut with stoppage victory in New York

May 19th 2019, 10:46 AM 8,494 Views 0 Comments

The former lightweight champion returned to winning ways in last night’s UFC Fight Night 152 headliner.

Mma - Thursday 16 May, 2019

'In the UFC, there was a lot of pressure. If you lost, you were only getting half your money'
# Interview
# Interview

'In the UFC, there was a lot of pressure. If you lost, you were only getting half your money'

May 16th 2019, 7:15 AM 6,558 Views 2 Comments

Norman Parke chats to The42 about bare-knuckle boxing, life after the UFC and closing in on title glory ahead of his KSW bout this weekend.

Mma - Monday 13 May, 2019

Charges dropped against Conor McGregor in alleged phone-snatching case
# Miami
From TheJournal.ie
# Miami

Charges dropped against Conor McGregor in alleged phone-snatching case

May 13th 2019, 3:10 PM 26,495 Views 0 Comments

Local media reported an out-of-court settlement.

Anderson Silva, Rose Namajunas facing six-month medical suspensions
# UFC
# UFC

Anderson Silva, Rose Namajunas facing six-month medical suspensions

May 13th 2019, 8:06 AM 10,666 Views 2 Comments

The pair are facing lengthy lay-offs after they were knocked out at UFC 237 in Rio.

Mma - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Andrade lifts UFC gold after controversial slam finish against 'Thug Rose'
# Champ
# Champ

Andrade lifts UFC gold after controversial slam finish against 'Thug Rose'

May 12th 2019, 12:20 PM 9,164 Views 3 Comments

The Brazilian celebrated her win in front of a home crowd at UFC 237.

Ferguson set to face 'Cowboy' Cerrone as lightweight title picture takes shape
# Fireworks
# Fireworks

Ferguson set to face 'Cowboy' Cerrone as lightweight title picture takes shape

May 12th 2019, 11:39 AM 4,103 Views 3 Comments

In his first bout since October, El Cucuy will take on one of the UFC’s most in-form fighters at 155lbs.

Mma - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Cerrone takes convincing win over Al Iaquinta, calls on McGregor to fight in July
# Cowboy
# Cowboy

Cerrone takes convincing win over Al Iaquinta, calls on McGregor to fight in July

May 5th 2019, 10:54 AM 10,235 Views 6 Comments

The 36-year-old won on a unanimous points decision.

Mma - Sunday 28 April, 2019

'I am a force to be reckoned with': Hermansson lands biggest UFC win of his career
# Underdog
# Underdog

'I am a force to be reckoned with': Hermansson lands biggest UFC win of his career

Apr 28th 2019, 9:55 AM 4,929 Views 4 Comments

Swede Jack Hermansson secured the biggest victory of his career by beating Ronaldo Souza in Florida.

Mma - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Dana White to finally 'make moves' in boxing after summer
# Crossing Codes
# Crossing Codes

Dana White to finally 'make moves' in boxing after summer

Apr 23rd 2019, 2:51 PM 6,036 Views 7 Comments

Dana White isn’t impressed by how the best aren’t fighting the best in boxing, and hopes to change it later this year.

Mma - Saturday 20 April, 2019

First round TKO sees 38-year-old veteran Overeem beat Oleinik at UFC St. Petersburg
# Knockout
# Knockout

First round TKO sees 38-year-old veteran Overeem beat Oleinik at UFC St. Petersburg

Apr 20th 2019, 11:05 PM 8,664 Views 6 Comments

Overeem extended his winning streak on Saturday in the Russian capital.

'I couldn’t even hold my kids. But if I've to break both hands again to get the win, I will'
# Interview
# Interview

'I couldn’t even hold my kids. But if I've to break both hands again to get the win, I will'

Apr 20th 2019, 7:45 AM 9,317 Views 0 Comments

With one fight left on his current contract, Wexford’s Brian Moore is fighting to secure his future with MMA promotion, Bellator.

Mma - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Poirier outlasts Holloway in UFC classic and immediately calls out Khabib
# Success
# Success

Poirier outlasts Holloway in UFC classic and immediately calls out Khabib

Apr 14th 2019, 10:19 AM 9,111 Views 9 Comments

Elsewhere on the card, Israel Adesanya proved himself on the biggest level by defeating Kelvin Gastelum.

Mma - Saturday 13 April, 2019

Conor McGregor is 'paying for his mistakes' says longtime coach
# John Kavanagh
From TheJournal.ie
# John Kavanagh

Conor McGregor is 'paying for his mistakes' says longtime coach

Apr 13th 2019, 1:30 PM 118,336 Views 0 Comments

John Kavanagh said he does not condone the mistakes made by the former UFC champion.

Mma - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Conor McGregor pleads not guilty after Miami arrest
# Florida
From TheJournal.ie
# Florida

Conor McGregor pleads not guilty after Miami arrest

Apr 10th 2019, 10:40 PM 42,795 Views 0 Comments

McGregor was not present at today’s hearing.

Mma - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Former UFC champion TJ Dillashaw suspended for two years after testing positive for EPO
# Suspended
# Suspended

Former UFC champion TJ Dillashaw suspended for two years after testing positive for EPO

Apr 9th 2019, 10:29 PM 5,292 Views 6 Comments

Dillashaw willingly relinquished his bantamweight championship last month.

Mma - Thursday 4 April, 2019

UFC boss warns Khabib and McGregor over 'unacceptable' social media spat
# Reprimand
# Reprimand

UFC boss warns Khabib and McGregor over 'unacceptable' social media spat

Apr 4th 2019, 12:45 PM 12,886 Views 12 Comments

The pair have traded insults during an online feud that Dana White has said will not be tolerated.

Mma - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Third anti-doping violation sees UFC heavyweight banned for life
# Sanction
# Sanction

Third anti-doping violation sees UFC heavyweight banned for life

Apr 2nd 2019, 1:29 PM 8,168 Views 9 Comments

Ruslan Magomedov is the first fighter to receive a lifetime ban under the USADA-administered programme.

Mma - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Gaethje lights up lightweight division with impressive first-round KO win in Philly
# Ufc Philadelphia
# Ufc Philadelphia

Gaethje lights up lightweight division with impressive first-round KO win in Philly

Mar 31st 2019, 11:04 AM 4,213 Views 1 Comment

The American defeated Edson Barboza in the main event at Wells Frago Center.

Mma - Thursday 28 March, 2019

UFC book trio of summer title bouts involving Jones, Nunes and Cejudo
# Coming Up
# Coming Up

UFC book trio of summer title bouts involving Jones, Nunes and Cejudo

Mar 28th 2019, 1:57 PM 3,574 Views 3 Comments

Henry Cejudo will have an opportunity to become a two-weight champion at UFC 238 in Chicago.

Mma - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

'He's been so fun to watch' - Dana White pays tribute to 'retiring' McGregor
# Second Going
# Second Going

'He's been so fun to watch' - Dana White pays tribute to 'retiring' McGregor

Mar 26th 2019, 8:58 AM 11,585 Views 22 Comments

Who’s buying this?

Conor McGregor announces his retirement from MMA
# Notorious
From TheJournal.ie
# Notorious

Conor McGregor announces his retirement from MMA

Mar 26th 2019, 6:41 AM 75,629 Views 0 Comments

“Proper Pina Coladas on me fellas,” the UFC star tweeted early this morning.