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Mma - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Queally beats Scope in thriller before Gallagher produces lightning-quick finish at Bellator Dublin
# MMA
# MMA

Queally beats Scope in thriller before Gallagher produces lightning-quick finish at Bellator Dublin

Sep 28th 2019, 7:40 AM 7,199 Views 8 Comments

Danni Neilan made a successful debut in the pro ranks by finishing strong to beat Camila Rivarola.

Mma - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Accidental eye poke ends UFC main event after just 15 seconds
# Mexican Standoff
# Mexican Standoff

Accidental eye poke ends UFC main event after just 15 seconds

Sep 22nd 2019, 11:07 AM 16,762 Views 8 Comments

Fans were left furious in Mexico City when Jeremy Stephens was deemed unable to continue.

Mma - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Justin Gaethje stuns Donald Cerrone with first round stoppage
# The Highlight
# The Highlight

Justin Gaethje stuns Donald Cerrone with first round stoppage

Sep 15th 2019, 10:10 AM 8,901 Views 11 Comments

“The Irishman’s retired, I want a real fighter. I want the winner of Tony and Khabib,” he said afterwards.

Mma - Saturday 14 September, 2019

'Mum was showing signs, she was getting sick... They couldn't diagnose her and tell her it was cancer'
# Interview
# Interview

'Mum was showing signs, she was getting sick... They couldn't diagnose her and tell her it was cancer'

Sep 14th 2019, 7:15 AM 7,474 Views 1 Comment

Limerick MMA fighter Catherine Costigan speaks to The42 about her mother’s battle with pancreatic cancer and her return to the Octagon.

Mma - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Khabib Nurmagomedov submits Poirier to remain undisputed UFC lightweight champ
# 28-0
# 28-0

Khabib Nurmagomedov submits Poirier to remain undisputed UFC lightweight champ

Sep 7th 2019, 9:52 PM 19,364 Views 34 Comments

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
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

Nate Diaz versus Jorge Masvidal to headline UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden

Sep 7th 2019, 7:50 PM 7,769 Views 11 Comments

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

Zhang ends Andrade's reign in just 42 seconds to become China's first UFC champion

Aug 31st 2019, 6:00 PM 11,053 Views 4 Comments

‘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
# 185

Till moves to middleweight for Madison Square Garden clash with former interim title challenger

Aug 27th 2019, 1:33 PM 4,367 Views 4 Comments

The Liverpudlian will look to rebound from back-to-back losses.

Mma - Friday 23 August, 2019

McGregor apologises over pub punch incident caught on video
# Drimnagh
From TheJournal.ie
# Drimnagh

McGregor apologises over pub punch incident caught on video

Aug 23rd 2019, 7:25 AM 59,490 Views 0 Comments

The MMA star was speaking in an interview with ESPN.

Mma - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Former England rugby star set for MMA stint
# Switching Codes
# Switching Codes

Former England rugby star set for MMA stint

Aug 22nd 2019, 10:49 AM 20,439 Views 14 Comments

James Haskell has signed for leading mixed martial arts promotion Bellator MMA.

Mma - Sunday 18 August, 2019

'You don't make decisions based on emotions': Cormier not rushing retirement call
# Running Out Of Road
# Running Out Of Road

'You don't make decisions based on emotions': Cormier not rushing retirement call

Aug 18th 2019, 8:47 PM 5,635 Views 6 Comments

Cormier, 40, lost his UFC heavyweight title to Stipe Miocic last night.

Miocic KOs Cormier to take heavyweight title, Diaz makes winning comeback
# Ufc 241
# Ufc 241

Miocic KOs Cormier to take heavyweight title, Diaz makes winning comeback

Aug 18th 2019, 9:46 AM 11,206 Views 12 Comments

Nate Diaz defeated Anthony Pettis in his first fight since facing Conor McGregor in 2016.

Mma - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Garda investigation into assault ongoing as CCTV footage allegedly showing Conor McGregor is published in US
# Drimnagh
From TheJournal.ie
# Drimnagh

Garda investigation into assault ongoing as CCTV footage allegedly showing Conor McGregor is published in US

Aug 15th 2019, 9:29 PM 73,180 Views 0 Comments

The incident took place at a pub in Drimnagh in April.

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 6,478 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 11,398 Views 7 Comments

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

Mma - Thursday 1 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 1st 2019, 6:15 PM 20,225 Views 34 Comments

Members will receive a load of cool benefits but – relax, comment section – nothing will change on the site.

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 3,041 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 7,018 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 15,978 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 6,739 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 9,036 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 4,911 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 11,029 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 3,439 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 4,742 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 5,610 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 22,478 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 10,972 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 13,561 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 9,080 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 8,502 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 6,663 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 26,513 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 10,727 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 9,177 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 4,112 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 10,247 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 4,934 Views 4 Comments

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