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#MMA

# mma - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

McGregor's manager: Diaz and Ferguson should fight for the next shot at Conor

“If this thing happens with Floyd, you’ve got to get Conor excited to get back in there,” says Audie Attar.

# mma - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Lobov plans to be on standby for title bout if he shocks Swanson Cub Of The Green This post contains a poll

Lobov plans to be on standby for title bout if he shocks Swanson

The SBG featherweight is looking to cause a major upset in tonight’s UFC Fight Night 108 main event.

# mma - Friday 21 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Sport snobbery: 'McGregor still has a tough fight if he wants to win over the home crowd' Column

Sport snobbery: 'McGregor still has a tough fight if he wants to win over the home crowd'

Conor McGregor’s success has made mixed martial arts a viable outlet for children around Ireland, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# mma - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Artem Lobov: Training with Conor McGregor has left me ready for anyone Russian Roulette This post contains videos

Artem Lobov: Training with Conor McGregor has left me ready for anyone

The Dublin-based featherweight takes on Cub Swanson in this Saturday night’s UFC main event in Nashville.

# mma - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Swanson taunts Lobov over McGregor connection ahead of UFC headliner

“I feel like with his record and things like that, there are so many more deserving people to be in the UFC.”

# mma - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Demetrious Johnson equals UFC record with 10th flyweight title defence

There was also a big win for Robert Whittaker in Kansas last night.

# mma - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Demetrious Johnson could equal a UFC record on tonight's very underrated card

Mighty Mouse, Jacare and Big Country are just some of the names who’ll feature at UFC on FOX 24.

SBG featherweight scores most significant win of his career at Bellator 177

Wexford native Brian Moore is now calling for a spot on the Madison Square Garden bill this summer.

# mma - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

A behind-the-scenes look at the changes in Irish MMA a year since the death of Joao Carvalho Safety First This post contains videos

# mma - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson retires after Daniel Cormier retains title at UFC 210

Elsewhere on the card, Gegard Mousasi earned a controversial TKO victory against Chris Weidman.

# mma - Saturday 8 April, 2017

The shadow of Jon Jones looms large over tonight's UFC 210 main event Buffalo Soldiers This post contains a poll

The shadow of Jon Jones looms large over tonight's UFC 210 main event

Daniel Cormier defends the UFC light-heavyweight title in a rematch with Anthony Johnson in Buffalo.

# mma - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'In my mind, it's on' - Kavanagh says training has begun for Mayweather bout Maygregor This post contains videos

'In my mind, it's on' - Kavanagh says training has begun for Mayweather bout

Conor McGregor’s head coach at Straight Blast Gym expects the fight to happen this year.

# mma - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Welterweight cracker booked for UFC 213

Both Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone and former champion Robbie Lawler will be aiming to bounce back from losses.

# mma - Thursday 30 March, 2017

David Haye claims he's in talks to take on UFC fighter Jimi Manuwa

Manuwa called out the former world champion boxer in the aftermath of his recent KO victory in London.

# mma - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Gallagher to follow in team-mate McGregor's footsteps by fighting at Madison Square Garden

The 20-year-old Strabane native will be facing the brother of a former UFC champion in New York this summer.

# mma - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Katie Taylor's fourth fight in four months presents unique challenge in the form of ex-MMA fighter

Taylor insists she doesn’t anticipate a more aggressive or unusual boxing style from her 28-year-old opponent.

# mma - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Reduction in Nevada punishment could pave the way for McGregor to box in Vegas

The UFC lightweight champion had been fined $75,000 and given 50 hours of community service last October.

# mma - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Impressive wins for Duffy and Nelson at UFC Fight Night in London MMA

Impressive wins for Duffy and Nelson at UFC Fight Night in London

Nelson ended his fight in the second round.

# mma - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Conor McGregor should start with Conlan opponent - not Mayweather, says Bob Arum

The UFC star walked Michael Conlan to the ring last night at the Garden.

SBG's Nelson believes UFC title shot could be 'two or three fights away'

The adopted Irishman takes on Alan Jouban in the co-headliner tonight at UFC Fight Night 107 in London.

# mma - Thursday 16 March, 2017

UFC welterweight contender becomes the latest fighter to leave for Bellator

Lorenz Larkin departs the UFC on the back of big wins over Neil Magny and Jorge Masvidal.

McGregor v Mayweather superfight is inevitable, says UFC boss Dana White

Dana White says there is too much money to be made for a Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr bout not to happen.

# mma - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Joseph Duffy could be fighting in the UFC for the last time this weekend

“Things have to change, and I feel that if I don’t stand up and say it now then it’s never going to happen.”

Gastelum's demolition of Belfort earns him a clash with another former champion

Kelvin Gastelum will face Anderson Silva at UFC 212, which will be headlined by Jose Aldo and Max Holloway.

# mma - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

'Mayweather has struggled with southpaws... Conor could trick him in his own game'

Gunnar Nelson believes a bout between Mayweather and McGregor wouldn’t be a foregone conclusion.

# mma - Saturday 11 March, 2017

'I’m officially out of retirement for Conor McGregor' - Floyd wants June clash with UFC star

“We don’t need to waste no time. We need to make this s**t happen quickly.”

'My problem before was that the size of my balls didn't match the size of my skill'

Opportunity knocks for Artem Lobov, who’ll headline a UFC event just over a year after considering retirement.

# mma - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Eddie Alvarez to make his return against another former foe of Conor McGregor

Alvarez will be fighting for the first time since relinquishing the lightweight title to McGregor last November.

# mma - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

The importance of Irish MMA's increased safety standards was illustrated in Dublin on Saturday

The mandatory pre-fight scans for all athletes at Cage Warriors 81 proved to be invaluable for Craig Powell.

# mma - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Woodley prevails in Wonderboy rematch to retain UFC title but Dana disagrees with result

The welterweight champion earned a majority decision win over Stephen Thompson in the headline fight at UFC 209.

'My whole life has been dedicated to this moment' Karl's Mark This post contains videos

'My whole life has been dedicated to this moment'

Karl Moore reacts to his superb win over Josh Clark in the main event at Cage Warriors 81.

# mma - Saturday 4 March, 2017

New champion Moore delivers with dominance in Dublin to move a step closer to the UFC

Karl Moore is the new Cage Warriors light-heavyweight champion.

'I never expected that the biggest fight of my life would be happening in Ireland' MMA

'I never expected that the biggest fight of my life would be happening in Ireland'

Josh Clark is hopeful that a win tonight at Cage Warriors 81 in Dublin can set him up for a run in the UFC.

# mma - Friday 3 March, 2017

Cage Warriors to crown long-awaited successor to Michael Bisping in Dublin this weekend

Karl Moore will bid to win the vacant light-heavyweight title.

# mma - Thursday 2 March, 2017

10 Cage Warriors bouts that shaped the future of Irish MMA

The organisation returns to Dublin this Saturday night with a big card at the 3Arena.

# mma - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

GSP gets shot at middleweight champion Bisping for UFC comeback

Dana White has announced that the former welterweight title-holder will challenge for the 185lbs title this year.

The bank analyst defying inexperience in his bid to emulate McGregor and Duffy

Joe McColgan: “One of the main differences is that financial gains aren’t my goal in this sport.”

# mma - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

De la Hoya: Mayweather-McGregor would be 'an embarrassment for boxing'

“Boxing is boxing and MMA is MMA. They’re two separate sports. It would be a joke.”

Darren determined to be 'the first Cork person in the UFC'

Bantamweight prospect O’Gorman aiming to topple SBG rival at Cage Warriors 81 in Dublin this weekend.

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