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#MMA

# mma - Yesterday’s News

Adesanya retains middleweight title but new flyweight champ crowned at UFC 263
# Mexican Standoff
From The42
# Mexican Standoff

Adesanya retains middleweight title but new flyweight champ crowned at UFC 263

Sun 10:32 AM 5,824 Views 3 Comments

Deiveson Figueiredo was dethroned by Brandon Moreno in Arizona.

# mma - Sunday 16 May, 2021

Second-round KO sees Oliveira crowned new UFC lightweight champion
# Houston Rocket
From The42
# Houston Rocket

Second-round KO sees Oliveira crowned new UFC lightweight champion

May 16th 2021, 9:32 AM 6,794 Views 0 Comments

The BJJ master had arrived in Texas boasting more submission wins than anyone else in UFC history.

# mma - Sunday 25 April, 2021

Welterweight champ Usman knocks out Masvidal as US fans return to UFC events
# Nigerian Nightmare
From The42
# Nigerian Nightmare

Welterweight champ Usman knocks out Masvidal as US fans return to UFC events

Apr 25th 2021, 9:58 AM 6,937 Views 2 Comments

Valentina Shevchenko kept her flyweight belt and Rose Namajunas regained the strawweight strap at UFC 261.

# mma - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

McGregor-Poirier trilogy fight confirmed for Las Vegas with capacity crowd
# Round Three
From The42
# Round Three

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

Apr 14th 2021, 3:25 PM 8,723 Views 8 Comments

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

# mma - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Francis Ngannou claims heavyweight UFC title with knockout of Stipe Miocic
# Frankie Knuckles
From The42
# Frankie Knuckles

Francis Ngannou claims heavyweight UFC title with knockout of Stipe Miocic

Mar 28th 2021, 10:52 AM 9,663 Views 5 Comments

Ngannou overwhelmed his opponent to avenge a 2018 defeat.

# 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 10,412 Views 4 Comments

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

# 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 7,403 Views 1 Comment

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

# 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 12,205 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 155,371 Views 210 Comments

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

# 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 5,381 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 9,101 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 11,031 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 14,230 Views 9 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 6,601 Views 3 Comments

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

# 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 21,298 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 10,587 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 7,973 Views 3 Comments

Abu Dhabi played host to UFC 253 overnight.

# mma - Saturday 26 September, 2020

Manny Pacquiao says he wants to fight Conor McGregor next year
# Pac Man
From The42
# Pac Man

Manny Pacquiao says he wants to fight Conor McGregor next year

Sep 26th 2020, 9:15 AM 10,819 Views 20 Comments

The fight could be staged in the Middle East though a deal is far from agreed.

# 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 6,443 Views 13 Comments

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

# 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 4,380 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 11,070 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 7,339 Views 4 Comments

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

# 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 7,690 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 11,123 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 15,189 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 29,210 Views 21 Comments

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

# 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 4,419 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 9,625 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 6,044 Views 3 Comments

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

# 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 7,235 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 4,329 Views 0 Comments

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

# mma - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 10th 2020, 9:18 AM 5,419 Views 2 Comments

The MMA organisation has confirmed it will stage events in the UAE on 11, 15, 18 and 25 July.

# mma - Saturday 16 May, 2020

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

‘Conor McGregor is the No1 welterweight contender’

May 16th 2020, 1:59 PM 13,921 Views 17 Comments

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

# mma - Thursday 14 May, 2020

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

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

May 14th 2020, 11:41 AM 5,187 Views 0 Comments

The 40-year-old continued his resurgence by stopping Anthony Smith in the headline bout in Florida.

# mma - Saturday 9 May, 2020

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

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

May 9th 2020, 12:05 PM 51,697 Views 47 Comments

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

# mma - Friday 8 May, 2020

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

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

May 8th 2020, 8:36 AM 5,586 Views 5 Comments

Gaethje faces Tony Ferguson on Saturday night.

# mma - Friday 10 April, 2020

Dana White belatedly postpones UFC 249
# DISNEY PUSH
From The42
# DISNEY PUSH

Dana White belatedly postpones UFC 249

Apr 10th 2020, 9:55 AM 10,213 Views 19 Comments

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

# mma - Thursday 2 April, 2020

'Put yourself in my shoes': Khabib won't break quarantine to fight at UFC 249
# No Go
From The42
# No Go

'Put yourself in my shoes': Khabib won't break quarantine to fight at UFC 249

Apr 2nd 2020, 9:51 AM 8,915 Views 8 Comments

UFC president Dana White has repeatedly announced his intention to stage the show.

# mma - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

UFC champion Jones avoids jail time but vows to address 'unhealthy relationship with alcohol'
# Keeping Up With The Jones
From The42
# 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 4,696 Views 6 Comments

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

# mma - Thursday 26 March, 2020

UFC boss aiming to stage the 'baddest card' in MMA history during global pandemic
# Best Laid Plans
From The42
# Best Laid Plans

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

Mar 26th 2020, 11:17 AM 11,081 Views 7 Comments

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

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