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# octagon - Sunday 28 June, 2015

'Step up and fight like a man' - McGregor thinks Aldo should fight even if injured
# Fighting Words
# Fighting Words

'Step up and fight like a man' - McGregor thinks Aldo should fight even if injured

Jun 28th 2015, 1:49 PM 5,662 Views 14 Comments

“There should be no reason to pull out of this contest. But if he does, that’s on him.”

# octagon - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Uncaged: Jones looking to keep Gustafsson at arm’s length
# UFC 165
# UFC 165

Uncaged: Jones looking to keep Gustafsson at arm’s length

Sep 21st 2013, 7:55 AM 825 Views 0 Comments

Brian Kirk runs the rule over the main events at UFC 165 in Toronto.

# octagon - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Uncaged: Teixeira and Souza provide the beat-downs in Brazil
# Octagon
# Octagon

Uncaged: Teixeira and Souza provide the beat-downs in Brazil

Sep 7th 2013, 8:00 AM 1,208 Views 6 Comments

Resident UFC man Brian Kirk looks back at this week’s UFC FN 28 card.

# octagon - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Uncaged: Irish hope Parke made to wait as Melendez looks to make mark in UFC
# MMA
# MMA

Uncaged: Irish hope Parke made to wait as Melendez looks to make mark in UFC

Apr 20th 2013, 8:40 AM 999 Views 3 Comments

Parke’s opponent John Tuck was forced to pull out through injury.

# octagon - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Uncaged: Hall looking to live up to the hype and join the elite
# TUF Stuff
# TUF Stuff

Uncaged: Hall looking to live up to the hype and join the elite

Apr 13th 2013, 8:00 AM 918 Views 0 Comments

Ahead of the final night of “The Ultimate Fighter” 17, Brian Kirk previews the action in the ocatagon.

# octagon - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Uncaged: The wait is finally over -- it’s Diaz vs GSP
# UFC
# UFC

Uncaged: The wait is finally over -- it’s Diaz vs GSP

Mar 16th 2013, 11:11 AM 829 Views 3 Comments

Nick Diaz vs Georges St Pierre is the “must-see fight of the year so far,” writes Brian Kirk ahead of tonight’s showdown in Montreal.

# octagon - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Uncaged: Time for Brian to Stann and deliver in Japan
# Octagon
# Octagon

Uncaged: Time for Brian to Stann and deliver in Japan

Mar 2nd 2013, 8:30 AM 929 Views 1 Comment

Will tonight be Wanderlei Silva’s swansong? Brian Kirk previews UFC on Fuel TV 8.

# octagon - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Uncaged: Jackson ready for one last UFC rampage
# Octagon
# Octagon

Uncaged: Jackson ready for one last UFC rampage

Jan 26th 2013, 10:22 AM 1,164 Views 0 Comments

Brian Kirk looks ahead to tonight’s card at UFC on Fox 6.

# octagon - Friday 14 December, 2012

Uncaged: Double trouble as 'Ultimate Fighter' series reach conclusion
# Octagon
# Octagon

Uncaged: Double trouble as 'Ultimate Fighter' series reach conclusion

Dec 14th 2012, 4:10 PM 578 Views 0 Comments

Brian Kirk looks ahead to the weekend’s fight action.

# octagon - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Uncaged: A look back at the biggest upset in UFC history
# Octagon
# Octagon

Uncaged: A look back at the biggest upset in UFC history

Oct 27th 2012, 7:40 AM 1,288 Views 2 Comments

As Georges St-Pierre prepares to make his comeback, Brian Kirk looks back at his shock defeat to Matt Serra at UFC 63.

# octagon - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Uncaged: UFC back to its best in Brazil
# Octagon
# Octagon

Uncaged: UFC back to its best in Brazil

Oct 13th 2012, 8:40 AM 408 Views 0 Comments

Stephan Bonnar has a chance to go out on a high when he faces hometown hero Anderson Silva at UFC 153 in Rio.

# octagon - Friday 5 October, 2012

Uncaged: Browne looking to tame ‘Big Foot’ tonight
# Octagon
# Octagon

Uncaged: Browne looking to tame ‘Big Foot’ tonight

Oct 5th 2012, 9:30 PM 503 Views 0 Comments

Set those alarms, fight fans – UFC on FX 5 is going to be an early one on Saturday morning.

# octagon - Sunday 8 July, 2012

UFC 148: Anderson Silva retains his middleweight crown after second round TKO
# Undisputed
# Undisputed

UFC 148: Anderson Silva retains his middleweight crown after second round TKO

Jul 8th 2012, 1:27 PM 807 Views 1 Comment

The Brazilian was tested early on by Chael Sonnen before wrapping up his 15th win in succession.

# octagon - Friday 1 June, 2012

Uncaged: It’s finals night for season 15 of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’
# Octagon
# Octagon

Uncaged: It’s finals night for season 15 of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’

Jun 1st 2012, 9:42 PM 80 Views 0 Comments

Poor ratings have dragged down TUF 15. Can Ellenberger and Kampmann save the day?

# octagon - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Uncaged: Midweek madness for UFC fans
# Octagon
# Octagon

Uncaged: Midweek madness for UFC fans

May 12th 2012, 7:55 AM 220 Views 1 Comment

An issue with scheduling has forced Dana White to put on a Tuesday night event but MMA fans aren’t complaining, writes Brian Kirk.

# octagon - Saturday 10 March, 2012

Un-caged: Time to take stock at the UFC
# Octagon
# Octagon

Un-caged: Time to take stock at the UFC

Mar 10th 2012, 7:40 AM 413 Views 0 Comments

As the MMA world enjoys some down time, Brian Kirk takes the opportunity to look at the state of play in each of the weight divisions.

# octagon - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Un-caged: Nick Diaz has gone to pot
# UFC 143
# UFC 143

Un-caged: Nick Diaz has gone to pot

Feb 11th 2012, 8:05 AM 427 Views 0 Comments

It has been a week to forget for Nick Diaz. Our resident Octagon expert Brian Kirk catches us up on all of the action from UFC 143.

# octagon - Saturday 24 December, 2011

Un-caged: A look back at the year’s best action
# TKO
# TKO

Un-caged: A look back at the year’s best action

Dec 24th 2011, 10:30 AM 285 Views 2 Comments

Now that the dust has settled, it’s time to take stock of the biggest winners and losers from the previous 12 months.

# octagon - Saturday 10 December, 2011

Un-caged: Machida’s nightmare before Christmas
# UFC
# UFC

Un-caged: Machida’s nightmare before Christmas

Dec 10th 2011, 9:48 AM 537 Views 1 Comment

UFC 141 takes place in Toronto, Canada, tonight with the Nogueira brothers both in action against Frank Mir and Tito Ortiz, while Mark Hominick looks to defeat the ever durable Chan Sung Jung.

# octagon - Saturday 27 August, 2011

Un-caged: Down at the Copa, Copacabana
# Octagon
# Octagon

Un-caged: Down at the Copa, Copacabana

Aug 27th 2011, 12:37 PM 163 Views 2 Comments

Brian Kirk looks ahead to UFC 134 which sees Anderson Silva and Yushin Okami square off in Rio.

# octagon - Friday 12 August, 2011

Cage rage: Shaq lists the NBA stars he'd like to face in an MMA fight
# Wish List
# Wish List

Cage rage: Shaq lists the NBA stars he'd like to face in an MMA fight

Aug 12th 2011, 11:23 AM 158 Views 1 Comment

Who’d be mad enough to get into the octagon with him?

# octagon - Saturday 23 July, 2011

Un-caged: UFC announces UK show in November
# Octagon
# Octagon

Un-caged: UFC announces UK show in November

Jul 23rd 2011, 3:33 PM 285 Views 0 Comments

Plus there’s plenty of local action for Dublin fight fans to get their teeth into in Tallaght tonight.

# octagon - Saturday 14 May, 2011

Un-caged: Injuries force fight postponements, new match-ups already in place
# UFC
# UFC

Un-caged: Injuries force fight postponements, new match-ups already in place

May 14th 2011, 9:08 AM 194 Views 0 Comments

News that Frankie Edgar Vs Gray Maynard III has been put back indefinitely comes as a major disappointment to all fight fans as the final match of the trilogy was just weeks away.