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# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Dana White close to securing private island to host UFC fights
# UFC
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# UFC

Dana White close to securing private island to host UFC fights

Apr 7th 2020, 8:21 AM 12,316 Views 11 Comments

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

# mixed-martial-arts - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

UFC champion Jones avoids jail time but vows to address 'unhealthy relationship with alcohol'
# Keeping Up With The Jones
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# Keeping Up With The Jones

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

Apr 1st 2020, 11:30 AM 4,704 Views 6 Comments

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

# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 26 March, 2020

UFC boss aiming to stage the 'baddest card' in MMA history during global pandemic
# Best Laid Plans
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# Best Laid Plans

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

Mar 26th 2020, 11:17 AM 11,090 Views 7 Comments

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

# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Khabib-Ferguson venue 99.9% set, no fans to attend - Dana White
# Ufc 249
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# Ufc 249

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

Mar 24th 2020, 9:49 AM 8,870 Views 7 Comments

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

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 15 March, 2020

UFC boss Dana White: 'The fights will go on, we're not stopping'
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

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

Mar 15th 2020, 12:40 PM 12,367 Views 18 Comments

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

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 9 February, 2020

Jones makes UFC history despite question marks over contentious decision
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Jones makes UFC history despite question marks over contentious decision

Feb 9th 2020, 10:50 AM 9,140 Views 8 Comments

Dominick Reyes was adamant that he did enough to dethrone Jon Jones last night in Houston.

# mixed-martial-arts - Friday 17 January, 2020

McGregor and Cerrone make weight ahead of UFC 246
# Fight On
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# Fight On

McGregor and Cerrone make weight ahead of UFC 246

Jan 17th 2020, 7:54 PM 16,433 Views 19 Comments

Both men tipped the scales bang on the 170-pound limit.

# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 16 January, 2020

McGregor predicts KO of Cerrone, insists no bad blood between pair
# UFC 246
From The42
# UFC 246

McGregor predicts KO of Cerrone, insists no bad blood between pair

Jan 16th 2020, 8:07 AM 15,967 Views 25 Comments

They face off at UFC 246 on Saturday.

# mixed-martial-arts - Monday 13 January, 2020

'His head seems to be right' - White happy with McGregor's form ahead of UFC return
# Comeback Trail
From The42
# Comeback Trail

'His head seems to be right' - White happy with McGregor's form ahead of UFC return

Jan 13th 2020, 9:25 PM 12,588 Views 12 Comments

The Dubliner will take on Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone on Saturday.

# mixed-martial-arts - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

UFC boss tells McGregor it's 'a bad idea' to pursue a fight with Masvidal
# Bmf
From The42
# Bmf

UFC boss tells McGregor it's 'a bad idea' to pursue a fight with Masvidal

Jan 1st 2020, 10:31 AM 15,768 Views 14 Comments

The Dubliner is due to make his UFC comeback against Donald Cerrone later this month.

# mixed-martial-arts - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

'I'd smash him for free' - Tyson Fury hits back at UFC boss Dana White
# Combat
From The42
# Combat

'I'd smash him for free' - Tyson Fury hits back at UFC boss Dana White

Nov 13th 2019, 6:36 PM 11,728 Views 4 Comments

Fury has dismissed comments made by White over his suitability to compete in mixed martial arts.

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Masvidal wins BMF belt with controversial victory over Diaz at UFC 244
# MMA
From The42
# MMA

Masvidal wins BMF belt with controversial victory over Diaz at UFC 244

Nov 3rd 2019, 9:54 AM 15,535 Views 18 Comments

Jorge Masvidal benefited from a third-round TKO after Nate Diaz had a big cut over his right eye in the non-title clash.

Boos and cheers: Mixed reception for Trump as he attends MMA fight in New York
# UFC
# UFC

Boos and cheers: Mixed reception for Trump as he attends MMA fight in New York

Nov 3rd 2019, 8:06 AM 28,975 Views 50 Comments

Dozens of protesters had placards with slogans such as “Trump/Pence Out Now!” and “Headlock Him Up”.

# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Cerrone urges McGregor to 'sign the damn deal' for Las Vegas showdown
# Cowboys Ted!
From The42
# Cowboys Ted!

Cerrone urges McGregor to 'sign the damn deal' for Las Vegas showdown

Oct 29th 2019, 1:17 PM 11,674 Views 9 Comments

Talks have taken place between Conor McGregor’s team and Donald Cerrone over a UFC bout in January.

# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Covington set for UFC return against former welterweight champion Lawler
# Fireworks
From The42
# 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.

# mixed-martial-arts - 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
From The42
# 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 22,483 Views 20 Comments

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

# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Ross welcomes cancellation of MMA event planned for weekend
# Mixed Martial Arts
# Mixed Martial Arts

Ross welcomes cancellation of MMA event planned for weekend

May 23rd 2019, 8:01 PM 35,578 Views 31 Comments

Safety concerns surrounding the event had been raised.

# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 16 May, 2019

'In the UFC, there was a lot of pressure. If you lost, you were only getting half your money'
# Interview
From The42
# 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 6,670 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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Monday 13 May, 2019

Anderson Silva, Rose Namajunas facing six-month medical suspensions
# UFC
From The42
# 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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Andrade lifts UFC gold after controversial slam finish against 'Thug Rose'
# Champ
From The42
# 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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Saturday 20 April, 2019

'I couldn’t even hold my kids. But if I've to break both hands again to get the win, I will'
# Interview
From The42
# 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 9,449 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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Poirier outlasts Holloway in UFC classic and immediately calls out Khabib
# Success
From The42
# Success

Poirier outlasts Holloway in UFC classic and immediately calls out Khabib

Apr 14th 2019, 10:19 AM 9,137 Views 9 Comments

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

# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 4 April, 2019

UFC boss warns Khabib and McGregor over 'unacceptable' social media spat
# Reprimand
From The42
# Reprimand

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

Apr 4th 2019, 12:45 PM 12,900 Views 12 Comments

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

# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

'He's been so fun to watch' - Dana White pays tribute to 'retiring' McGregor
# Second Going
From The42
# Second Going

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

Mar 26th 2019, 8:58 AM 11,592 Views 22 Comments

Who’s buying this?

# mixed-martial-arts - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

'I didn't give Khabib his respect, I marched forward and got caught,' says McGregor
# UFC
From The42
# UFC

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

Mar 20th 2019, 4:45 PM 20,805 Views 15 Comments

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

# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Dana White promises 'incredible things' after signing seven-year UFC contract extension
# Thanks For The Cheese
From The42
# Thanks For The Cheese

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

Mar 19th 2019, 8:06 AM 8,150 Views 2 Comments

The organisation’s president is going nowhere for now.

# mixed-martial-arts - Saturday 9 February, 2019

'I worked my entire life for this sport': Anderson Silva brought to tears ahead of UFC comeback
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

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

Feb 9th 2019, 8:59 AM 7,716 Views 3 Comments

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

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Stunning first-round knockout win for Cejudo against Dillashaw to retain flyweight title
# Fight Night 143
From The42
# Fight Night 143

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

Jan 20th 2019, 10:12 AM 10,445 Views 9 Comments

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

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Nasukawa vows to 'take down' relaxed Mayweather on New Year's Eve
# No Tenshin
From The42
# No Tenshin

Nasukawa vows to 'take down' relaxed Mayweather on New Year's Eve

Dec 30th 2018, 9:40 PM 11,018 Views 10 Comments

Floyd Mayweather Jr says he can do three rounds in his sleep, but Tenshin Nasukawa plans to give him a wake-up call.

Nunes hailed as the best female fighter ever following historic UFC victory
# Goat
From The42
# Goat

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

Dec 30th 2018, 6:13 PM 8,597 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
From The42
# Bare Bones

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

Dec 30th 2018, 2:52 PM 8,704 Views 19 Comments

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

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Holloway dominates Ortega to retain UFC featherweight title while Shevchenko claims vacant flyweight belt
# UFC WRAP
From The42
# UFC WRAP

Holloway dominates Ortega to retain UFC featherweight title while Shevchenko claims vacant flyweight belt

Dec 9th 2018, 10:15 AM 7,069 Views 2 Comments

Brian Ortega showed plenty of heart, but it seemed only a matter of time before Holloway would secure his victory.

# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Nurmagomedov holds talks over Moscow Mayweather fight in front of '100,000 fans'
# Money Spinner
From The42
# Money Spinner

Nurmagomedov holds talks over Moscow Mayweather fight in front of '100,000 fans'

Oct 23rd 2018, 4:46 PM 8,781 Views 5 Comments

The UFC lightweight champion says he met with a Russian boxing chief today.

# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Mayweather accepts Khabib's challenge: 'We're fighting'
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Mayweather accepts Khabib's challenge: 'We're fighting'

Oct 18th 2018, 12:05 AM 14,688 Views 14 Comments

Khabib Nurmagomedov has challenged Floyd Mayweather Jr. to a fight and the retired boxing star says he wants the bout.

# mixed-martial-arts - Monday 15 October, 2018

Get the chequebook out! Floyd Mayweather talks up potential Khabib clash
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Get the chequebook out! Floyd Mayweather talks up potential Khabib clash

Oct 15th 2018, 8:16 PM 14,482 Views 9 Comments

Khabib Nurmagomedov called out Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday night and it did not take the American long to respond.

Conor McGregor throws pass for Cowboys before big Dallas win
# America's Team
From The42
# America's Team

Conor McGregor throws pass for Cowboys before big Dallas win

Oct 15th 2018, 7:41 AM 16,800 Views 20 Comments

The UFC star was a guest of the NFL side as they defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday.

# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Putin sympathises with UFC champion Nurmagomedov over brawl after McGregor fight
# The Spy Who Loved Me
From The42
# The Spy Who Loved Me

Putin sympathises with UFC champion Nurmagomedov over brawl after McGregor fight

Oct 11th 2018, 12:00 PM 33,434 Views 30 Comments

The Russian president met with the undefeated fighter and congratulated him on his victory at UFC 229.

# mixed-martial-arts - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Mayweather, no stranger to brawls in Nevada, expects huge fine for 'unprofessional' Khabib
# Been There
From The42
# Been There

Mayweather, no stranger to brawls in Nevada, expects huge fine for 'unprofessional' Khabib

Oct 10th 2018, 9:50 PM 12,986 Views 9 Comments

After the scenes that marred UFC 229, Floyd Mayweather Jr believes Khabib Nurmagomedov can expect a hefty fine for his antics.

# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Dana White dismisses claim UFC should shoulder blame for Khabib's actions
# Bad Blood
From The42
# Bad Blood

Dana White dismisses claim UFC should shoulder blame for Khabib's actions

Oct 9th 2018, 8:06 AM 8,414 Views 2 Comments

UFC’s promotional videos should not have influenced Khabib Nurmagomedov’s actions after beating Conor McGregor, says president Dana White.

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 7 October, 2018

White will not rule out Khabib-McGregor rematch despite UFC 229 chaos
# Go Again
# Go Again

White will not rule out Khabib-McGregor rematch despite UFC 229 chaos

Oct 7th 2018, 4:57 PM 15 Views 0 Comments

The two fighters could renew their rivalry, according to the UFC chief.

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