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Mma - Today’s News

From The42 Miocic KOs Cormier to take heavyweight title, Diaz makes winning comeback Ufc 241 This post contains videos

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

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

Mma - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Mma - Sunday 11 August, 2019

From The42 Shevchenko defends UFC flyweight crown after dominant five-round display And Still...

Shevchenko defends UFC flyweight crown after dominant five-round display

The judges scored the fight unanimously in favour of the champion.

Mma - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

From The42 Covington next in line for welterweight title shot, confirms UFC president White Title Picture

Covington next in line for welterweight title shot, confirms UFC president White

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

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

Mma - Thursday 1 August, 2019

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

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

Mma - Monday 29 July, 2019

From The42 Edgar insists he's 'not going anywhere' after title fight defeat to Holloway Down Not Out This post contains videos

Edgar insists he's 'not going anywhere' after title fight defeat to Holloway

The 37-year-old dropped a unanimous decision loss to the Hawaiian on Saturday night.

Mma - Sunday 28 July, 2019

From The42 Max Holloway beats Edgar via unanimous decision to defend UFC featherweight title Champion This post contains videos

Max Holloway beats Edgar via unanimous decision to defend UFC featherweight title

The 27-year-old bounced back from his lightweight defeat to Dustin Poirier in April.

Mma - Thursday 25 July, 2019

From The42 Boxer's tragic death makes Khabib 'begin to hate this sport in which we beat other' Second Thoughts

Boxer's tragic death makes Khabib 'begin to hate this sport in which we beat other'

The UFC lightweight champion was saddened to hear of the death of his younger compatriot.

Mma - Sunday 21 July, 2019

From The42 Edwards makes it eight UFC wins in a row after overcoming Dos Anjos by unanimous decision Rocky

Edwards makes it eight UFC wins in a row after overcoming Dos Anjos by unanimous decision

Leon Edwards beat Rafael dos Anjos after five rounds at the AT&T Center in San Antonio.

Mma - Sunday 7 July, 2019

From The42 Jon Jones edges Santos via split decision while Nunes outclasses Holm inside opening round Nevada

Jon Jones edges Santos via split decision while Nunes outclasses Holm inside opening round

Jones defended his light heavyweight title last night while Holly Holm came up short against Amanda Nunes.

Mma - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

From The42 Gallagher opponent named for Dublin card as Bellator prepare for second Irish show this year The Strabanimal

Gallagher opponent named for Dublin card as Bellator prepare for second Irish show this year

The promotion returns to the 3Arena on 27 September, with the Strabane native likely to headline the card.

Mma - Sunday 30 June, 2019

From The42 Ngannou demolishes Dos Santos to notch third consecutive first-round knockout, calls for title shot Light Work This post contains videos

Ngannou demolishes Dos Santos to notch third consecutive first-round knockout, calls for title shot

The former heavyweight title contender wants the winner of Cormier v Miocic 2 later this year.

Mma - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

From The42 Gunnar Nelson to return at UFC Copenhagen in September Bounce Back

Gunnar Nelson to return at UFC Copenhagen in September

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

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

Covington set for UFC return against former welterweight champion Lawler

The pair are being targeted to headline the UFC on ESPN 5 card on 3 August.

Mma - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

From The42 Virgin Media announces deal to broadcast Bellator on Irish TV Television Rights

Virgin Media announces deal to broadcast Bellator on Irish TV

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

From The42 'He begged me, 'Please don't kill me', and he talks about a rematch?' - No McGregor sequel, says Khabib Cold Water

'He begged me, 'Please don't kill me', and he talks about a rematch?' - No McGregor sequel, says Khabib

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

From The42 'I'm the greatest combat athlete of all time' - Cejudo celebrates after securing UFC champ-champ status All The Belts

'I'm the greatest combat athlete of all time' - Cejudo celebrates after securing UFC champ-champ status

The reigning flyweight champion dethroned Marlon Moraes to become the promotion’s new bantamweight kingpin.

Mma - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

From The42 New contract makes Nurmagomedov 'the highest-paid athlete in the UFC' Fight Business

New contract makes Nurmagomedov 'the highest-paid athlete in the UFC'

The lightweight champion has inked fresh terms with the UFC as he prepares to face Dustin Poirier.

Mma - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

From The42 UFC announce September title defence for lightweight champion Khabib CONFIRMED

UFC announce September title defence for lightweight champion Khabib

The undefeated Russian will take on interim title-holder Dustin Poirier in a unification bout in Abu Dhabi.

From The42 'I'm interested in winners' - Diaz dismisses prospect of McGregor trilogy Rubber Match

'I'm interested in winners' - Diaz dismisses prospect of McGregor trilogy

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

From The42 Dos Anjos spoils Lee's welterweight debut with stoppage victory in New York RDA

Dos Anjos spoils Lee's welterweight debut with stoppage victory in New York

The former lightweight champion returned to winning ways in last night’s UFC Fight Night 152 headliner.

Mma - Thursday 16 May, 2019

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

'In the UFC, there was a lot of pressure. If you lost, you were only getting half your money'

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

Local media reported an out-of-court settlement.

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

Anderson Silva, Rose Namajunas facing six-month medical suspensions

The pair are facing lengthy lay-offs after they were knocked out at UFC 237 in Rio.

Mma - Sunday 12 May, 2019

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

Andrade lifts UFC gold after controversial slam finish against 'Thug Rose'

The Brazilian celebrated her win in front of a home crowd at UFC 237.

From The42 Ferguson set to face 'Cowboy' Cerrone as lightweight title picture takes shape Fireworks

Ferguson set to face 'Cowboy' Cerrone as lightweight title picture takes shape

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

From The42 Cerrone takes convincing win over Al Iaquinta, calls on McGregor to fight in July Cowboy

Cerrone takes convincing win over Al Iaquinta, calls on McGregor to fight in July

The 36-year-old won on a unanimous points decision.

Mma - Sunday 28 April, 2019

From The42 'I am a force to be reckoned with': Hermansson lands biggest UFC win of his career Underdog This post contains videos

'I am a force to be reckoned with': Hermansson lands biggest UFC win of his career

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

Mma - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

From The42 Dana White to finally 'make moves' in boxing after summer Crossing Codes

Dana White to finally 'make moves' in boxing after summer

Dana White isn’t impressed by how the best aren’t fighting the best in boxing, and hopes to change it later this year.

Mma - Saturday 20 April, 2019

From The42 First round TKO sees 38-year-old veteran Overeem beat Oleinik at UFC St. Petersburg Knockout This post contains videos

First round TKO sees 38-year-old veteran Overeem beat Oleinik at UFC St. Petersburg

Overeem extended his winning streak on Saturday in the Russian capital.

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

'I couldn’t even hold my kids. But if I've to break both hands again to get the win, I will'

With one fight left on his current contract, Wexford’s Brian Moore is fighting to secure his future with MMA promotion, Bellator.

Mma - Sunday 14 April, 2019

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

Poirier outlasts Holloway in UFC classic and immediately calls out Khabib

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

Mma - Saturday 13 April, 2019

Conor McGregor is 'paying for his mistakes' says longtime coach

John Kavanagh said he does not condone the mistakes made by the former UFC champion.

Mma - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Conor McGregor pleads not guilty after Miami arrest

McGregor was not present at today’s hearing.

Mma - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

From The42 Former UFC champion TJ Dillashaw suspended for two years after testing positive for EPO Suspended

Former UFC champion TJ Dillashaw suspended for two years after testing positive for EPO

Dillashaw willingly relinquished his bantamweight championship last month.

Mma - Thursday 4 April, 2019

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

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

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

Mma - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

From The42 Third anti-doping violation sees UFC heavyweight banned for life Sanction

Third anti-doping violation sees UFC heavyweight banned for life

Ruslan Magomedov is the first fighter to receive a lifetime ban under the USADA-administered programme.

Mma - Sunday 31 March, 2019

From The42 Gaethje lights up lightweight division with impressive first-round KO win in Philly Ufc Philadelphia

Gaethje lights up lightweight division with impressive first-round KO win in Philly

The American defeated Edson Barboza in the main event at Wells Frago Center.

Mma - Thursday 28 March, 2019

From The42 UFC book trio of summer title bouts involving Jones, Nunes and Cejudo Coming Up

UFC book trio of summer title bouts involving Jones, Nunes and Cejudo

Henry Cejudo will have an opportunity to become a two-weight champion at UFC 238 in Chicago.

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