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Mma - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Conor McGregor announces his retirement from MMA
# Notorious
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# Notorious

Conor McGregor announces his retirement from MMA

Mar 26th 2019, 6:41 AM 75,632 Views 0 Comments

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

Mma - Sunday 24 March, 2019

Wonderboy stopped for the first time by stunning Pettis 'Superman' KO
# Showtime
# Showtime

Wonderboy stopped for the first time by stunning Pettis 'Superman' KO

Mar 24th 2019, 12:02 PM 21,694 Views 4 Comments

The former lightweight champion made a big statement in his UFC welterweight debut in Nashville.

Mma - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

'I didn't give Khabib his respect, I marched forward and got caught,' says McGregor
# UFC
# UFC

'I didn't give Khabib his respect, I marched forward and got caught,' says McGregor

Mar 20th 2019, 4:45 PM 20,752 Views 15 Comments

The Dubliner said because he had reached such an elite level of fighting, he was lacking motivation at UFC 229.

Dillashaw's reign as UFC champion over after revealing 'adverse' drug test
# Flagged
# Flagged

Dillashaw's reign as UFC champion over after revealing 'adverse' drug test

Mar 20th 2019, 2:17 PM 8,877 Views 6 Comments

The 33-year-old announced today that he is ‘voluntarily relinquishing’ the UFC bantamweight title.

Mma - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Dana White promises 'incredible things' after signing seven-year UFC contract extension
# Thanks For The Cheese
# Thanks For The Cheese

Dana White promises 'incredible things' after signing seven-year UFC contract extension

Mar 19th 2019, 8:06 AM 8,143 Views 2 Comments

The organisation’s president is going nowhere for now.

Mma - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Masvidal stuns Till in London to derail UFC comeback
# Upset
# Upset

Masvidal stuns Till in London to derail UFC comeback

Mar 17th 2019, 10:02 AM 7,801 Views 6 Comments

The Liverpudlian suffered a second-round knockout on Saturday night, while there was also defeat for Ireland’s Joseph Duffy.

Mma - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Duffy 'buzzing' for tonight's UFC return after 'dark days' during lengthy lay-off
# London Calling
# London Calling

Duffy 'buzzing' for tonight's UFC return after 'dark days' during lengthy lay-off

Mar 16th 2019, 7:15 AM 5,765 Views 2 Comments

The Donegal lightweight faces Marc Diakiese, having not competed in the octagon since November 2017.

Mma - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

McGregor charged with 'strong arm robbery and criminal mischief' after alleged altercation with fan
# Miami
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# Miami

McGregor charged with 'strong arm robbery and criminal mischief' after alleged altercation with fan

Mar 12th 2019, 7:18 AM 49,812 Views 0 Comments

Miami Police said McGregor slapped a phone out of the man’s hand and then stomped on it several times.

Conor McGregor arrested in Miami after alleged altercation with fan
# McGregor
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# McGregor

Conor McGregor arrested in Miami after alleged altercation with fan

Mar 12th 2019, 12:01 AM 43,548 Views 0 Comments

He was arrested earlier today.

Mma - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Dos Santos eyeing another heavyweight title shot after quick stoppage against Lewis
# UFC Wichita
# UFC Wichita

Dos Santos eyeing another heavyweight title shot after quick stoppage against Lewis

Mar 10th 2019, 10:26 AM 4,498 Views 1 Comment

Brazilian makes light work of Saturday’s main event at UFC Wichita.

Mma - Sunday 3 March, 2019

Jon Jones dominates Smith to retain title and Usman writes history at UFC 235
# Saturday Night Fights
# Saturday Night Fights

Jon Jones dominates Smith to retain title and Usman writes history at UFC 235

Mar 3rd 2019, 10:07 AM 6,693 Views 6 Comments

It was a busy one in Vegas.

Mma - Thursday 28 February, 2019

MMA star Jon Jones still clear to fight at UFC 235 despite atypical drug test results
# Statement
# Statement

MMA star Jon Jones still clear to fight at UFC 235 despite atypical drug test results

Feb 28th 2019, 11:07 PM 7,113 Views 8 Comments

The Nevada State Athletic Commission have released a statement.

Mma - Monday 25 February, 2019

McGregor's teammate Danis hit with seven-month suspension over UFC 229 brawl
# Punishment
# Punishment

McGregor's teammate Danis hit with seven-month suspension over UFC 229 brawl

Feb 25th 2019, 7:51 PM 8,294 Views 10 Comments

The Bellator fighter has also been fined $7,500 over the incident.

Mma - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Irish youngster Gallagher scores stunning first-round victory in headline bout at 3Arena
# Just Like That
# Just Like That

Irish youngster Gallagher scores stunning first-round victory in headline bout at 3Arena

Feb 23rd 2019, 11:26 PM 18,178 Views 17 Comments

The Straight Blast Gym fighter got back to winning ways after losing his first professional bout last August.

UFC 236 headliner set with Holloway and Poirier going head-to-head for interim title
# April Showers
# April Showers

UFC 236 headliner set with Holloway and Poirier going head-to-head for interim title

Feb 23rd 2019, 9:31 AM 5,240 Views 7 Comments

Featherweight champion Max Holloway will move up to lightweight.

Mma - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Big weekend for Irish MMA as Sky Sports broadcast Bellator card live from Dublin
# Fight Night
# Fight Night

Big weekend for Irish MMA as Sky Sports broadcast Bellator card live from Dublin

Feb 21st 2019, 5:45 PM 15,061 Views 3 Comments

The likes of James Gallagher, Peter Queally and Paul Redmond will all compete at the 3Arena on Saturday.

UFC legend St-Pierre announces retirement after failed Khabib negotiations
# King Georges
# King Georges

UFC legend St-Pierre announces retirement after failed Khabib negotiations

Feb 21st 2019, 3:45 PM 11,681 Views 12 Comments

The 37-year-old was a UFC champion in both the welterweight and middleweight divisions.

Mma - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

UFC to put interim title on the line in the absence of middleweight champ Whittaker
# In The Meantime
# In The Meantime

UFC to put interim title on the line in the absence of middleweight champ Whittaker

Feb 20th 2019, 12:52 PM 5,193 Views 3 Comments

A bout between Kelvin Gastelum and undefeated star Israel Adesanya will take place at UFC 236.

Mma - Monday 18 February, 2019

Ngannou calls out Cormier after finishing ex-champion Velasquez in 26 seconds
# Phoenix Night
# Phoenix Night

Ngannou calls out Cormier after finishing ex-champion Velasquez in 26 seconds

Feb 18th 2019, 11:14 AM 5,415 Views 1 Comment

A first outing since July 2016 ended in a resounding defeat for Cain Velasquez in the Phoenix headliner.

Mma - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Former UFC fighter Paddy Holohan is going into politics and admits he's 'no expert'
# Hat In The Ring
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# Hat In The Ring

Former UFC fighter Paddy Holohan is going into politics and admits he's 'no expert'

Feb 14th 2019, 3:11 PM 42,649 Views 104 Comments

Holohan will be a Sinn Féin local election candidate in Tallaght South.

Mma - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Anderson Silva's return ends in defeat after UFC 234 main event cancelled
# UFC 234
# UFC 234

Anderson Silva's return ends in defeat after UFC 234 main event cancelled

Feb 10th 2019, 10:13 AM 11,403 Views 2 Comments

Israel Adesanya took his undefeated record to 16-0 with a unanimous decision against Anderson Silva.

Mma - Saturday 9 February, 2019

'I worked my entire life for this sport': Anderson Silva brought to tears ahead of UFC comeback
# Comeback
# Comeback

'I worked my entire life for this sport': Anderson Silva brought to tears ahead of UFC comeback

Feb 9th 2019, 8:59 AM 7,713 Views 3 Comments

Having not stepped foot in the octagon since 2017, the Brazilian was overcome with emotion in Melbourne on Saturday.

Mma - Monday 4 February, 2019

'I think the story is going to be different': Aldo keen on McGregor rematch following victory in Brazil
# Run It Back
# Run It Back

'I think the story is going to be different': Aldo keen on McGregor rematch following victory in Brazil

Feb 4th 2019, 3:45 PM 7,941 Views 6 Comments

The Irishman knocked out the featherweight kingpin in 2015, ending his 10-year unbeaten run.

Mma - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Jose Aldo bags $50,000 Performance of the Night prize with second-round TKO
# UFC Fortaleza
# UFC Fortaleza

Jose Aldo bags $50,000 Performance of the Night prize with second-round TKO

Feb 3rd 2019, 10:13 AM 14,593 Views 7 Comments

The 32-year-old overcame Renato Moicano at UFC Fortaleza on Saturday night in front of a home crowd.

Mma - Friday 1 February, 2019

Joseph Duffy to make UFC return on St Patrick's weekend after 16 months out
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

Joseph Duffy to make UFC return on St Patrick's weekend after 16 months out

Feb 1st 2019, 2:01 PM 4,655 Views 2 Comments

The 30-year-old former boxer will face Marc Diakese at London’s O2 Arena on 16 March.

Mma - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Artem Lobov's time in the UFC has come to an end
# Drop The Hammer
# Drop The Hammer

Artem Lobov's time in the UFC has come to an end

Jan 30th 2019, 11:32 AM 8,239 Views 6 Comments

The Straight Blast Gym featherweight says he asked to be released from his contract.

Light-heavyweight champ Jones approved for UFC 235 bout
# Bones
# Bones

Light-heavyweight champ Jones approved for UFC 235 bout

Jan 30th 2019, 9:55 AM 3,809 Views 2 Comments

The MMA star will be required to be drug tested at least twice a month until the event.

Mma - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

McGregor gets six-month suspension and $50,000 fine over UFC 229 fracas
# Punishment
# Punishment

McGregor gets six-month suspension and $50,000 fine over UFC 229 fracas

Jan 29th 2019, 5:48 PM 30,638 Views 43 Comments

Nurmagomedov has been hit with a nine-month ban and a fine of $500,000 in relation to October’s incident.

Mma - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Stunning first-round knockout win for Cejudo against Dillashaw to retain flyweight title
# Fight Night 143
# Fight Night 143

Stunning first-round knockout win for Cejudo against Dillashaw to retain flyweight title

Jan 20th 2019, 10:12 AM 10,438 Views 9 Comments

Meanwhile former NFL defensive linesman Greg Hardy was disqualified in UFC main card debut.

Mma - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Darren Till gets top billing as Gunnar Nelson is also booked for UFC London
# London Calling
# London Calling

Darren Till gets top billing as Gunnar Nelson is also booked for UFC London

Jan 17th 2019, 12:03 PM 5,378 Views 4 Comments

The card for the UFC’s return to the English capital on 16 March is beginning to take shape.

Mma - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Woodley's next title defence confirmed after Covington accuses UFC of broken promises
# Welter Wait
# Welter Wait

Woodley's next title defence confirmed after Covington accuses UFC of broken promises

Jan 9th 2019, 1:43 PM 4,753 Views 4 Comments

The champion will put his belt on the line against Kamaru Usman.

Mma - Monday 7 January, 2019

Man attempts to mug UFC's 'Iron Lady', gets his backside handed to him
# Winner Via Submission
# Winner Via Submission

Man attempts to mug UFC's 'Iron Lady', gets his backside handed to him

Jan 7th 2019, 9:38 PM 11,609 Views 8 Comments

The man claimed to have a weapon, but Polyana Viana surmised ‘he won’t have time to draw it’ before dishing out a comprehensive beating.

Mma - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

UFC boss expects Nurmagomedov and McGregor to fight again this year
# Rematch
# Rematch

UFC boss expects Nurmagomedov and McGregor to fight again this year

Jan 1st 2019, 7:28 PM 15,605 Views 21 Comments

The pair clashed in Las Vegas last October, when Nurmagomedov managed a fourth-round submission victory.

Mma - Monday 31 December, 2018

Floyd Mayweather eases to first-round victory in shambolic 'exhibition' bout
# Result
# Result

Floyd Mayweather eases to first-round victory in shambolic 'exhibition' bout

Dec 31st 2018, 3:16 PM 24,363 Views 39 Comments

Tenshin Nasukawa’s trainer stopped the fight after the Japanese fighter had been floored three times.

Mma - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Nunes hailed as the best female fighter ever following historic UFC victory
# Goat
# Goat

Nunes hailed as the best female fighter ever following historic UFC victory

Dec 30th 2018, 6:13 PM 8,593 Views 5 Comments

Amanda Nunes emulated Conor McGregor and Daniel Cormier with last night’s knockout of Cris Cyborg.

'Daddy's home, DC' - Jones taunts Cormier but rules out heavyweight title bid
# Bare Bones
# Bare Bones

'Daddy's home, DC' - Jones taunts Cormier but rules out heavyweight title bid

Dec 30th 2018, 2:52 PM 8,699 Views 19 Comments

Light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones is eyeing a third clash with Daniel Cormier after regaining the belt.

Nunes stuns Cyborg to make UFC history, Jones wins title on return from doping ban
# UFC 232
# UFC 232

Nunes stuns Cyborg to make UFC history, Jones wins title on return from doping ban

Dec 30th 2018, 9:57 AM 8,796 Views 14 Comments

Amanda Nunes becomes just the third fighter to hold two UFC belts simultaneously.

Mma - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Bizarre bout against Japanese kickboxer 'all about entertainment' for Mayweather
# Tokyo Drift
# Tokyo Drift

Bizarre bout against Japanese kickboxer 'all about entertainment' for Mayweather

Dec 29th 2018, 4:04 PM 9,973 Views 2 Comments

The 41-year-old boxer will take on ‘Ninja Boy’ Tenshin Nasukawa in Japan on New Year’s Eve.

Mma - Friday 28 December, 2018

'They can have it': Daniel Cormier relinquishes light heavyweight title ahead of Jones-Gustafsson 2
# Dethroned
# Dethroned

'They can have it': Daniel Cormier relinquishes light heavyweight title ahead of Jones-Gustafsson 2

Dec 28th 2018, 9:49 PM 8,789 Views 18 Comments

The champ-champ is no more following his statement to Ariel Helwani on Friday.

Mma - Monday 24 December, 2018

UFC 232 relocated from Las Vegas to LA due to Jon Jones' test results
# California
# California

UFC 232 relocated from Las Vegas to LA due to Jon Jones' test results

Dec 24th 2018, 9:28 AM 8,457 Views 11 Comments

Jones’ UFC showdown with Alexander Gustafsson on 29 December has been moved to Los Angeles.