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Mma - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

McGregor-Poirier trilogy fight confirmed for Las Vegas with capacity crowd
# Round Three
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# Round Three

McGregor-Poirier trilogy fight confirmed for Las Vegas with capacity crowd

Apr 14th 2021, 3:25 PM 8,602 Views 8 Comments

The fight will take place as part of UFC 264 at the T-Mobile Arena.

Mma - Friday 9 April, 2021

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Apr 9th 2021, 5:10 PM 27,184 Views 8 Comments

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

Mma - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Rising Irish star Ian Garry makes major statement with head-kick KO
# The Future
From The42
# The Future

Rising Irish star Ian Garry makes major statement with head-kick KO

Mar 20th 2021, 4:46 PM 10,247 Views 4 Comments

The 23-year-old Dubliner stopped two-time UFC fighter Rostem Akman last night in London.

Mma - Friday 19 March, 2021

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

Mar 19th 2021, 7:30 AM 7,800 Views 0 Comments

There’s plenty of action in store.

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Eir set to cease sports broadcasting after major loss of revenue
# Difficulty
From The42
# Difficulty

Eir set to cease sports broadcasting after major loss of revenue

Mar 19th 2021, 6:15 AM 48,598 Views 53 Comments

The company specified that the pandemic and the accompanying closure of pubs have rendered the eir Sport business model no longer viable.

Mma - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Adesanya suffers first loss of his career in bid to become two-weight UFC champion
# Blach And Gold
From The42
# Blach And Gold

Adesanya suffers first loss of his career in bid to become two-weight UFC champion

Mar 7th 2021, 10:04 AM 7,361 Views 1 Comment

Defending champions Jan Blachowicz and Amanda Nunes both retained their titles at UFC 259 in Las Vegas.

Mma - Friday 19 February, 2021

Tom Aspinall thinks swift win over Arlovski would prove he is ‘real deal’
# UFC
From The42
# UFC

Tom Aspinall thinks swift win over Arlovski would prove he is ‘real deal’

Feb 19th 2021, 10:14 AM 3,345 Views 0 Comments

Aspinall has already made an impression by dispatching Jake Collier and Alan Baudot in a combined 140 seconds.

Mma - Sunday 24 January, 2021

McGregor vows to bounce back but admits Poirier loss is 'hard to take'
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

McGregor vows to bounce back but admits Poirier loss is 'hard to take'

Jan 24th 2021, 12:07 PM 12,187 Views 16 Comments

The 32-year-old Dubliner suffered the first knockout defeat of his career in the Abu Dhabi rematch.

Revenge for Poirier as McGregor is stopped in second round of UFC rematch
# Running It Back
From The42
# Running It Back

Revenge for Poirier as McGregor is stopped in second round of UFC rematch

Jan 24th 2021, 6:35 AM 155,335 Views 210 Comments

Dustin Poirier got the better of Conor McGregor in the UFC 257 main event in Abu Dhabi.

Mma - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Two women launch personal injury lawsuits against Conor McGregor
# High Court
# High Court

Two women launch personal injury lawsuits against Conor McGregor

Jan 19th 2021, 8:45 PM 72,337 Views 0 Comments

Legal proceedings were initiated in the High Court yesterday.

Mma - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Dana White says Khabib is considering making a return to UFC
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Dana White says Khabib is considering making a return to UFC

Jan 16th 2021, 11:27 PM 6,478 Views 19 Comments

The 32-year-old Russian had announced his retirement during October 2020.

Mma - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

McGregor-Poirier rematch to take place in Abu Dhabi
# Sequel
From The42
# Sequel

McGregor-Poirier rematch to take place in Abu Dhabi

Dec 22nd 2020, 7:33 PM 10,746 Views 14 Comments

The Dubliner’s first bout in over a year will take place on Yas Island.

Mma - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Jose Aldo defeats Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Jose Aldo defeats Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night

Dec 20th 2020, 9:56 AM 5,366 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old was deemed the victor by all three judges by a score of 29-28.

Mma - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Katie Taylor misses out as Khabib Nurmagomedov wins BBC's World Sport Star award
# The Eagle Has Landed
From The42
# The Eagle Has Landed

Katie Taylor misses out as Khabib Nurmagomedov wins BBC's World Sport Star award

Dec 17th 2020, 11:23 PM 9,080 Views 14 Comments

The UFC star and the Bray boxer were among the nominees for an award decided by a public vote.

Mma - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

UFC confirm the signing of Irish fighter Dean Barry
# The Sniper
From The42
# The Sniper

UFC confirm the signing of Irish fighter Dean Barry

Nov 24th 2020, 5:29 PM 10,961 Views 2 Comments

The 28-year-old Dubliner is preparing to make his debut on the biggest stage in MMA in 2021.

Mma - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Conor McGregor signs deal for UFC rematch with Dustin Poirier
# Run It Back
From The42
# Run It Back

Conor McGregor signs deal for UFC rematch with Dustin Poirier

Nov 19th 2020, 9:51 PM 14,225 Views 10 Comments

The Irish mixed martial arts fighter defeated Poirier when the pair met in a featherweight bout in 2014.

Rising Irish prospect Ian Garry booked for December return in London
# The Fight Before Christmas
From The42
# The Fight Before Christmas

Rising Irish prospect Ian Garry booked for December return in London

Nov 19th 2020, 11:01 AM 6,588 Views 3 Comments

The 23-year-old will aim to keep his unbeaten record intact when he faces English opponent Lawrence Tracey.

Mma - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Ballymena's Rhys McKee left frustrated after UFC Vegas 14 defeat
# More To Come
From The42
# More To Come

Ballymena's Rhys McKee left frustrated after UFC Vegas 14 defeat

Nov 15th 2020, 9:19 AM 10,166 Views 0 Comments

Alex Morono came out on top in McKee’s second UFC appearance.

Mma - Saturday 24 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 24th 2020, 10:55 PM 21,287 Views 36 Comments

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

Mma - Friday 23 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 23rd 2020, 12:36 PM 10,560 Views 1 Comment

Nurmagomedov defends his UFC lightweight title tomorrow night.

Mma - Sunday 27 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 27th 2020, 10:34 AM 7,954 Views 3 Comments

Abu Dhabi played host to UFC 253 overnight.

Mma - Sunday 20 September, 2020

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

Covington dominant en route to victory over former UFC champion Woodley

Sep 20th 2020, 10:29 AM 6,434 Views 13 Comments

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

Mma - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 15th 2020, 4:11 PM 37,332 Views 24 Comments

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
# Conor McGregor
From The42
# Conor McGregor

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

Sep 12th 2020, 5:05 PM 191,405 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Former champion Anderson Silva booked for potential UFC swansong at 45

Aug 19th 2020, 9:57 AM 4,370 Views 2 Comments

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

Mma - Sunday 16 August, 2020

Cormier retires after defeat ends UFC heavyweight trilogy with champion Miocic
# UFC 252
From The42
# UFC 252

Cormier retires after defeat ends UFC heavyweight trilogy with champion Miocic

Aug 16th 2020, 9:19 AM 11,044 Views 7 Comments

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

Mma - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

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

UFC confirm Khabib Nurmagomedov's lightweight unification bout for October

Jul 29th 2020, 10:18 AM 7,330 Views 4 Comments

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

Mma - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Till loses bloody five-round battle while Ballymena's McKee suffers in short-notice UFC debut
# Hard Lines
From The42
# Hard Lines

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

Jul 26th 2020, 9:17 AM 10,772 Views 3 Comments

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
# Rhys Lightning
From The42
# Rhys Lightning

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

Jul 25th 2020, 8:30 AM 7,674 Views 5 Comments

‘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

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

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

Jul 19th 2020, 11:22 AM 11,117 Views 3 Comments

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'
# End Of The Road
From The42
# End Of The Road

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

Jul 19th 2020, 8:16 AM 15,158 Views 6 Comments

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

Mma - Saturday 18 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 18th 2020, 8:00 AM 29,202 Views 21 Comments

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

Mma - Sunday 12 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 12th 2020, 9:07 AM 9,891 Views 7 Comments

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

Mma - Friday 10 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 10th 2020, 7:21 PM 4,416 Views 1 Comment

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

Mma - Monday 6 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 6th 2020, 6:59 AM 9,498 Views 4 Comments

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

Mma - Saturday 4 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 4th 2020, 7:55 PM 6,036 Views 3 Comments

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

Mma - Friday 3 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 3rd 2020, 3:12 PM 9,892 Views 1 Comment

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

Mma - Sunday 28 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 28th 2020, 10:07 AM 7,203 Views 5 Comments

It was a contender for fight of the year.

Mma - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

UFC cancels Dublin fight card
# Coronavirus
From The42
# Coronavirus

UFC cancels Dublin fight card

Jun 24th 2020, 11:50 AM 4,265 Views 0 Comments

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

Mma - Thursday 18 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 18th 2020, 9:18 PM 7,207 Views 3 Comments

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

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