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# ufc - Saturday 24 October, 2020

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

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

# ufc - Friday 23 October, 2020

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

Nurmagomedov defends his UFC lightweight title tomorrow night.

# ufc - Sunday 27 September, 2020

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

Abu Dhabi played host to UFC 253 overnight.

# ufc - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Covington dominant en route to victory over former UFC champion Woodley

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

# ufc - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Former champion Anderson Silva booked for potential UFC swansong at 45

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

# ufc - Sunday 16 August, 2020

Cormier retires after defeat ends UFC heavyweight trilogy with champion Miocic UFC 252 This post contains videos

Cormier retires after defeat ends UFC heavyweight trilogy with champion Miocic

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

# ufc - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

UFC confirm Khabib Nurmagomedov's lightweight unification bout for October

In his first fight for over a year, the undefeated Dagestani will take on interim champion Justin Gaethje.

# ufc - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Till loses bloody five-round battle while Ballymena's McKee suffers in short-notice UFC debut Hard Lines This post contains videos

Till loses bloody five-round battle while Ballymena's McKee suffers in short-notice UFC debut

The Antrim man made the step-up to fight Khamzat Chimaev at short notice.

# ufc - Saturday 25 July, 2020

Ballymena's Rhys McKee out to cause an upset in tonight's short-notice UFC debut

‘I’m really not here to get a nice new tracksuit,’ the 24-year-old says. ‘I’m here to take the win.’

# ufc - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Irish MMA star Rhys McKee set for UFC debut on one week's notice

He’ll take on Khamzat Chimaev on Fight Island next weekend.

Duffy announces retirement after UFC loss: 'I haven’t got what it takes anymore'

The 32-year-old Donegal man was beaten by Joel Alvarez via submission at UFC Fight Night 172.

# ufc - Saturday 18 July, 2020

Rejuvenated Duffy determined to consign 'embarrassing' performances to the past

The UFC lightweight from Donegal will compete for the first time in 16 months tonight in Abu Dhabi.

# ufc - Friday 10 July, 2020

Masvidal takes aim at 'mentally weak' Usman ahead of UFC welterweight title showdown

The belt will be on the line in Abu Dhabi tomorrow night.

# ufc - Monday 6 July, 2020

Jorge Masvidal steps in to take UFC title shot on six days' notice

He’ll aim to dethrone welterweight champion Kamaru Usman in Abu Dhabi on Saturday night.

# ufc - Saturday 4 July, 2020

UFC welterweight title bout falls through after challenger tests positive for Covid-19

Gilbert Burns was due to take on Kamaru Usman on next weekend’s UFC 251 card in Abu Dhabi.

# ufc - Friday 3 July, 2020

Khabib Nurmagomedov's father has died from Covid-19 complications

The 57-year-old father of legendary UFC champ, Khabib, passed away earlier today.

# ufc - Sunday 28 June, 2020

Dustin Poirier edges out Dan Hooker in bloody clash at UFC Fight Night

It was a contender for fight of the year.

# ufc - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

UFC cancels Dublin fight card

The mixed martial arts organisation was due to return to the Irish capital for an event on 15 August.

# ufc - Saturday 13 June, 2020

'If you're looking for a fight I'm the guy': Rafael dos Anjos taunts McGregor

Brazilian Dos Anjos wants to fight McGregor even though the Irishman called time on his career last weekend.

# ufc - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Three title fights to kick off UFC's series of 'Fight Island' events in Abu Dhabi

The MMA organisation has confirmed it will stage events in the UAE on 11, 15, 18 and 25 July.

# ufc - Sunday 7 June, 2020

The key questions as Conor McGregor announces yet another retirement

We explore the issues surrounding McGregor’s latest decision to quit.

# ufc - Sunday 31 May, 2020

UFC returns to Las Vegas as Burns dominates former welterweight champion Woodley Behind Closed Doors This post contains videos

UFC returns to Las Vegas as Burns dominates former welterweight champion Woodley

The Brazilian announced himself as a contender with the biggest win of his career in the main event.

# ufc - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Teixeira scores upset victory as UFC presses ahead with another US event

The 40-year-old continued his resurgence by stopping Anthony Smith in the headline bout in Florida.

# ufc - Friday 8 May, 2020

Justin Gaethje looking to put on a show for the fans at UFC 249 despite criticism of event

Gaethje faces Tony Ferguson on Saturday night.

# ufc - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Dana White insists UFC’s return this weekend is ‘as safe as it can possibly be’

UFC 249 takes place in Florida on Saturday night.

# ufc - Friday 24 April, 2020

UFC 249 to take place behind closed doors in Florida on 9 May

Justin Gaethje has replaced Khabib Nurmagomedov as the headline opponent to Tony Ferguson.

# ufc - Friday 10 April, 2020

Dana White belatedly postpones UFC 249

Originally slated for New York, white was pushing for the18 April event to go ahead in California.

# ufc - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Dana White close to securing private island to host UFC fights

Meanwhile, Justin Gaethje has replaced Khabib Nurmagomedov as Tony Ferguson’s opponent in the interim lightweight championship bout at UFC 249.

# ufc - Thursday 2 April, 2020

'Put yourself in my shoes': Khabib won't break quarantine to fight at UFC 249

UFC president Dana White has repeatedly announced his intention to stage the show.

# ufc - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

UFC champion Jones avoids jail time but vows to address 'unhealthy relationship with alcohol'

He reached a plea deal in his case for driving while intoxicated.

# ufc - Monday 30 March, 2020

Curse continues as Khabib v Ferguson nears cancellation for fifth time

Sixth time’s a charm?

# ufc - Thursday 26 March, 2020

UFC light heavyweight champion Jones arrested for drink driving and firearm charge

The 32-year-old has had his fair share of trouble outside the cage.

UFC boss aiming to stage the 'baddest card' in MMA history during global pandemic

UFC 249 had originally been set for 18 April in Brooklyn.

# ufc - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Khabib-Ferguson venue 99.9% set, no fans to attend - Dana White

‘We are having this fight,’ the UFC boss says.

# ufc - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

UFC postpones next three events after coronavirus clampdown

President Dana White has confirmed the postponements.

# ufc - Monday 16 March, 2020

British fighter Edwards pulls out of headline UFC bout with ex-champion Woodley

The welterweight says he has been forced to withdraw after UFC president Dana White revealed that the event will be moved from London’s O2 Arena.

# ufc - Sunday 15 March, 2020

UFC boss Dana White: 'The fights will go on, we're not stopping'

The UFC are attempting to move next weekend’s London event to a new venue elsewhere.

Oliveira calls for lightweight title shot after impressive stoppage of Lee

The 30-year-old Brazilian has now won seven fights in a row following last night’s submission victory.

# ufc - Friday 13 March, 2020

Kevin Lee misses weight but tomorrow's UFC main event still goes ahead

The 27-year-old American is scheduled to take on Charles Oliveira behind closed doors in Brasilia.

# ufc - Sunday 8 March, 2020

Adesanya beats Romero at UFC 248 but crowd are left wanting more

During an often bizarre contest, boos rang out across the arena as the two fighters kept contact to a minimum.

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