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Mma - Saturday 24 October, 2020

From The42 Khabib Nurmagomedov retires from octagon with perfect record after UFC 254 win Time To Go

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.

Mma - Friday 23 October, 2020

From The42 'If Khabib beats Justin on Saturday, he’s the number one pound-for-pound fighter in the world' UFC 254

'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.

Mma - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Mma - Sunday 27 September, 2020

From The42 Adesanya retains UFC middleweight title as a new champion is crowned at light-heavyweight MMA

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

Abu Dhabi played host to UFC 253 overnight.

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Mma - Sunday 20 September, 2020

From The42 Covington dominant en route to victory over former UFC champion Woodley Fight Night

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.

Mma - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

From The42 Three years on, Wright Thompson reflects on infamous Dublin/McGregor piece BTL

Three years on, Wright Thompson reflects on infamous Dublin/McGregor piece

ESPN’s Senior Writer is this week’s guest on Behind the Lines.

Mma - Saturday 12 September, 2020

McGregor arrested in Corsica for alleged attempted sexual assault and indecent exposure

The MMA star was taken into police custody following an alleged incident on Thursday and is understood to deny the allegations.

Mma - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

From The42 Former champion Anderson Silva booked for potential UFC swansong at 45 Fright Night

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.

Mma - Sunday 16 August, 2020

From The42 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.

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Mma - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

From The42 UFC confirm Khabib Nurmagomedov's lightweight unification bout for October Undisputed

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.

Mma - Sunday 26 July, 2020

From The42 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.

Mma - 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.’

Mma - Sunday 19 July, 2020

From The42 Irish MMA star Rhys McKee set for UFC debut on one week's notice Abu Dhabi Do

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.

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Mma - Saturday 18 July, 2020

From The42 Rejuvenated Duffy determined to consign 'embarrassing' performances to the past Talk To Joe

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.

Mma - Sunday 12 July, 2020

From The42 Aldo suffers at the hands of Yan, Usman grinds win over Masvidal at UFC 'fight island' Uae Ufc

Aldo suffers at the hands of Yan, Usman grinds win over Masvidal at UFC 'fight island'

Usman’s professional display brings his record to 12-0.

Mma - Friday 10 July, 2020

From The42 Masvidal takes aim at 'mentally weak' Usman ahead of UFC welterweight title showdown UFC 251

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.

Mma - Monday 6 July, 2020

From The42 Jorge Masvidal steps in to take UFC title shot on six days' notice Gamebred

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.

Mma - Saturday 4 July, 2020

From The42 UFC welterweight title bout falls through after challenger tests positive for Covid-19 Ruled Out

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.

Mma - Friday 3 July, 2020

From The42 Khabib Nurmagomedov's father has died from Covid-19 complications RIP

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

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

Mma - Sunday 28 June, 2020

From The42 Dustin Poirier edges out Dan Hooker in bloody clash at UFC Fight Night Diamond

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

It was a contender for fight of the year.

Mma - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

From The42 UFC cancels Dublin fight card Coronavirus

UFC cancels Dublin fight card

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

Mma - Thursday 18 June, 2020

From The42 Donegal fighter Joseph Duffy booked for first UFC bout in 16 months Fight Island

Donegal fighter Joseph Duffy booked for first UFC bout in 16 months

The 32-year-old lightweight is set to take on Spain’s Joel Alvarez in Abu Dhabi.

Mma - 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.

Mma - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

From The42 Three title fights to kick off UFC's series of 'Fight Island' events in Abu Dhabi Adu Dhabi Do

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.

Mma - Sunday 7 June, 2020

From The42 The key questions as Conor McGregor announces yet another retirement The End

The key questions as Conor McGregor announces yet another retirement

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

From The42 Nunes cements position as one of the greatest fighters in MMA history UFC 250

Nunes cements position as one of the greatest fighters in MMA history

The two-weight champion defended her featherweight title by battering Felicia Spencer.

Conor McGregor says he is retiring from fighting (again)

The 31-year-old Dublin man has previously made the same claim.

Mma - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

'Conor McGregor vs Anderson Silva is bigger than Ngannou vs Jones'

Former world champion Daniel Cormier reckons clash between Irishman and superstar Silva could make millions on pay-per-view.

Mma - Sunday 31 May, 2020

From The42 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.

Mma - Saturday 16 May, 2020

From The42 ‘Conor McGregor is the No1 welterweight contender’ Plans

‘Conor McGregor is the No1 welterweight contender’

Former MMA star Chael Sonnen reckons Dubliner is still the biggest draw in his sport.

Mma - Thursday 14 May, 2020

From The42 Teixeira scores upset victory as UFC presses ahead with another US event Results

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.

Mma - Sunday 10 May, 2020

From The42 Gaethje crowned interim UFC lightweight champion after downing Ferguson in five-round epic And The New... This post contains videos

Gaethje crowned interim UFC lightweight champion after downing Ferguson in five-round epic

The event in Jacksonville was held amid strict hygiene guidelines.

Mma - Saturday 9 May, 2020

From The42 More controversy surrounds this weekend's UFC return as fighter and cornermen test positive for Covid-19 EEK

More controversy surrounds this weekend's UFC return as fighter and cornermen test positive for Covid-19

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza’s fight is off but as of now, UFC 249 is still going ahead.

Mma - Friday 8 May, 2020

From The42 Justin Gaethje looking to put on a show for the fans at UFC 249 despite criticism of event UFC

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.

Mma - 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.

Mma - Friday 24 April, 2020

From The42 UFC 249 to take place behind closed doors in Florida on 9 May Rescheduled

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.

Mma - Friday 10 April, 2020

From The42 Dana White belatedly postpones UFC 249 DISNEY PUSH

Dana White belatedly postpones UFC 249

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

Mma - Thursday 9 April, 2020

From The42 Namajunas withdraws from UFC 249 after death of two family members following coronavirus RIP

Namajunas withdraws from UFC 249 after death of two family members following coronavirus

The former strawweight champion was due to face Jessica Andrade in the controversial card’s co-main event on 18 April.

Mma - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

From The42 Dana White close to securing private island to host UFC fights UFC

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.

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