#mixed martial arts
# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 29 January, 2017
TheJournal.ie spent some time this week with young people who are learning MMA in one of the country’s newest gyms.
Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh says the current situation means “anybody can run an MMA event … to whatever standard they see fit”.
Meetings over the next few weeks will determine whether the sport needs its own governing body – something that could significantly delay the process.
# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 15 January, 2017
It’s often a heated debate around the dinner table – but here’s how the rest of the country feels.
# mixed-martial-arts - Saturday 20 August, 2016
'MMA is more of a game of chess than a sport for brutes - and regulated properly, it's extremely safe'
Mike Sheridan argues it’s time that mixed martial arts was recognised as an official sport in Ireland.
# mixed-martial-arts - Wednesday 17 August, 2016
# mixed-martial-arts - Saturday 16 July, 2016
Paul Redmond’s time at the top was halted in 2015 but he’s never been more enthusiastic about his career.
# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 5 July, 2016
The highly-regarded 21-year-old Englishman doesn’t plan on being one for the future any longer.
The 27-year-old is on a break from rugby following a spate of injuries.
Chris van Heerden isn’t happy with the UFC star.
# mixed-martial-arts - Monday 4 July, 2016
The Donegal lightweight seeks to rebound from his first UFC loss when he fights in Las Vegas on Thursday.
There’s plenty on the menu for MMA fans over the coming days.
# mixed-martial-arts - Friday 1 July, 2016
The pound-for-pound #1 fighter doesn’t believe McGregor deserves a slice of the pie if the UFC is sold.
Conor Wallace describes it as “a massive opportunity”.
The fight is being targeted for the 20 August bill in Las Vegas.
# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 28 June, 2016
The UFC have booked a couple of big fights for a card that will be headlined by the eagerly-anticipated rematch.
# mixed-martial-arts - Friday 24 June, 2016
That’s according to John Kavanagh in his new autobiography.
# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 23 June, 2016
Ireland’s leading MMA coach tells his story in ‘Win or Learn’, which hit the shelves this week.
# mixed-martial-arts - Wednesday 22 June, 2016
The disappointment that accompanied the SBG fighter’s sudden retirement didn’t last long thanks to a new project.
# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 21 June, 2016
The exclusive first extract from ‘Win or Learn’, John Kavanagh’s autobiography, which is released this week.
# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 19 June, 2016
Stephen Thompson was too good for the former title challenger over five rounds in the Ottawa headliner.
# mixed-martial-arts - Saturday 18 June, 2016
Ottawa plays host to UFC Fight Night 89, headlined by Rory MacDonald and Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson.
# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 16 June, 2016
Will Brooks could immediately become a force in one of the UFC’s most competitive divisions.
After three defeats, he’s aiming to revive his career in the division where Conor McGregor is the champion.
# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 9 June, 2016
Joseph Duffy feels like the pressure is now off as he gets set for his return to UFC action.
He’s officially MMA’s biggest earner, according to Forbes.
# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 5 June, 2016
Helwani and two colleagues were escorted from the LA Forum before last night’s UFC 199 main event.
The Irish fighter will aim to avenge his only loss in the UFC.
The 37-year-old English middleweight defeated Luke Rockhold in Los Angeles on just two weeks’ notice.
The shock announcement came during tonight’s broadcast of UFC 199 in Los Angeles.
Casey took on Elvis Mutapcic in Los Angeles.
# mixed-martial-arts - Saturday 4 June, 2016
Michael Bisping steps in on two weeks’ notice for the middleweight title shot he’s been chasing for years.
# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 2 June, 2016
UFC president “looking at another fight for Conor”.
# mixed-martial-arts - Wednesday 1 June, 2016
The announcement of his next fight is still pending but what’s next for the UFC featherweight champion?
Cruz and Faber will complete their trilogy.
# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 31 May, 2016
John Kavanagh talks us through the ins and outs of recognition.
# mixed-martial-arts - Monday 30 May, 2016
Cody Garbrandt catapulted himself into title contention with a stunning KO of Thomas Almeida.
# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 29 May, 2016
Bantamweight contenders will take centre stage.
# mixed-martial-arts - Friday 27 May, 2016
Renan Barao returns to the octagon this weekend at 145lbs.
# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 26 May, 2016
Stipe Miocic’s debut outing as champion will headline the UFC’s first event in his hometown of Cleveland.