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Mma - Yesterday’s News

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Mma - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

From The42 Irish youngster Gallagher to headline third Bellator show in Dublin Main Event

Irish youngster Gallagher to headline third Bellator show in Dublin

The 23-year-old will take on Cal ‘Pacino’ Ellenor in a bantamweight bout.

Mma - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

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

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

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

Mma - Monday 11 November, 2019

From The42 Three Irish dates announced for Cage Warriors in 2020 Dates For The Diary

Three Irish dates announced for Cage Warriors in 2020

The promotion is coming to Belfast and Cork next year.

Mma - Friday 1 November, 2019

'What I did was very wrong': Conor McGregor fined €1,000 for Dublin pub assault

McGregor assured the court that “nothing of this nature will happen again”.

Mma - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Lawyers for Conor McGregor hit back in legal battle with Dutch company over trademark row

Lawyers for the MMA star say McGregor’s brand wouldn’t be confused with the Dutch clothing brand bearing the same.

Mma - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

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

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

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

Mma - Saturday 26 October, 2019

From The42 UFC 244 main event back on as Diaz cleared of failing drug test Green Light

UFC 244 main event back on as Diaz cleared of failing drug test

Diaz has been cleared of any wrongdoing after a drug test showed traces of a banned substance.

Mma - Friday 25 October, 2019

From The42 Nate Diaz says he's out of UFC 244 after positive drug test Popped

Nate Diaz says he's out of UFC 244 after positive drug test

The Stockton fighter was to face Jorge Masvidal in New York but broke the news of the test himself.

Mma - Thursday 24 October, 2019

From The42 McGregor says UFC return has been agreed for Las Vegas in January 2020 Vision

McGregor says UFC return has been agreed for Las Vegas in January

The former two-division champion has been out of action since his defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov last year.

Mma - Sunday 13 October, 2019

From The42 Jędrzejczyk fights through the pain to claim dominant win MMA

Jędrzejczyk fights through the pain to claim dominant win

The Polish fighter’s striking got the better of Michelle Waterson.

Mma - Friday 11 October, 2019

Case against Conor McGregor adjourned until 1 November at Dublin District Court

McGregor appeared in court this morning.

Mma - Sunday 6 October, 2019

From The42 Adesanya dethrones Whittaker to become UFC's undisputed middleweight champion Ufc 243

Adesanya dethrones Whittaker to become UFC's undisputed middleweight champion

It was a memorable night for the Nigerian-born Kiwi in Melbourne.

Mma - Saturday 28 September, 2019

From The42 'People that have turned down fights with me, but Jack is a warrior': Cannonier prevails against Hermansson UFC This post contains videos

'People that have turned down fights with me, but Jack is a warrior': Cannonier prevails against Hermansson

Elsewhere on Saturday night, Gunnar Nelson was beaten in his welterweight clash with Gilbert Burns.

From The42 Queally beats Scope in thriller before Gallagher produces lightning-quick finish at Bellator Dublin MMA This post contains videos

Queally beats Scope in thriller before Gallagher produces lightning-quick finish at Bellator Dublin

Danni Neilan made a successful debut in the pro ranks by finishing strong to beat Camila Rivarola.

Mma - Sunday 22 September, 2019

From The42 Accidental eye poke ends UFC main event after just 15 seconds Mexican Standoff

Accidental eye poke ends UFC main event after just 15 seconds

Fans were left furious in Mexico City when Jeremy Stephens was deemed unable to continue.

Mma - Sunday 15 September, 2019

From The42 Justin Gaethje stuns Donald Cerrone with first round stoppage The Highlight

Justin Gaethje stuns Donald Cerrone with first round stoppage

“The Irishman’s retired, I want a real fighter. I want the winner of Tony and Khabib,” he said afterwards.

Mma - Saturday 14 September, 2019

From The42 'Mum was showing signs, she was getting sick... They couldn't diagnose her and tell her it was cancer' Interview

'Mum was showing signs, she was getting sick... They couldn't diagnose her and tell her it was cancer'

Limerick MMA fighter Catherine Costigan speaks to The42 about her mother’s battle with pancreatic cancer and her return to the Octagon.

Mma - Saturday 7 September, 2019

From The42 Khabib Nurmagomedov submits Poirier to remain undisputed UFC lightweight champ 28-0

Khabib Nurmagomedov submits Poirier to remain undisputed UFC lightweight champ

Nurmagomedov won by rear naked choke after 2:06 of the third round.

From The42 Nate Diaz versus Jorge Masvidal to headline UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden CONFIRMED

Nate Diaz versus Jorge Masvidal to headline UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden

UFC President Dana White confirmed the pair will meet in New York at the start of November.

Mma - Saturday 31 August, 2019

From The42 Zhang ends Andrade's reign in just 42 seconds to become China's first UFC champion This post contains videos

Zhang ends Andrade's reign in just 42 seconds to become China's first UFC champion

‘Today, I want to dedicate this victory to the 70th anniversary of the motherland,’ said the home fighter.

Mma - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

From The42 Till moves to middleweight for Madison Square Garden clash with former interim title challenger 185

Till moves to middleweight for Madison Square Garden clash with former interim title challenger

The Liverpudlian will look to rebound from back-to-back losses.

Mma - Friday 23 August, 2019

McGregor apologises over pub punch incident caught on video

The MMA star was speaking in an interview with ESPN.

Mma - Thursday 22 August, 2019

From The42 Former England rugby star set for MMA stint Switching Codes

Former England rugby star set for MMA stint

James Haskell has signed for leading mixed martial arts promotion Bellator MMA.

Mma - Sunday 18 August, 2019

From The42 'You don't make decisions based on emotions': Cormier not rushing retirement call Running Out Of Road

'You don't make decisions based on emotions': Cormier not rushing retirement call

Cormier, 40, lost his UFC heavyweight title to Stipe Miocic last night.

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

Garda investigation into assault ongoing as CCTV footage allegedly showing Conor McGregor is published in US

The incident took place at a pub in Drimnagh in April.

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.

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