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# mma - Yesterday’s News

Bisping contemplating retirement after he sets new UFC record against GSP

The middleweight champion will defend his belt against the former welterweight title-holder Georges St-Pierre.

Coach calls for Cyborg fight as he addresses Ronda Rousey's future

Edmond Tarverdyan says there’s a 50-50 chance that the former UFC champion will fight again.

# mma - Monday 18 September, 2017

'This fight is for the real UFC lightweight championship... McGregor's the paper champ' UFC 216 This post contains videos

'This fight is for the real UFC lightweight championship... McGregor's the paper champ'

Kevin Lee’s interim title bout against Tony Ferguson is approaching.

Cage Warriors 86 produced a brief but bonkers main event Reed All About It This post contains videos

Cage Warriors 86 produced a brief but bonkers main event

Nathaniel Wood and Josh Reed put on quite a show in London on Saturday night.

# mma - Sunday 17 September, 2017

'I'm coming for that belt' - Returning Rockhold makes statement in first fight since losing to Bisping Wrap This post contains videos

'I'm coming for that belt' - Returning Rockhold makes statement in first fight since losing to Bisping

Elsewhere on the card, Mike Perry, Anthony Smith and Gregor Gillespie were among the big winners.

# mma - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Eddie Alvarez uses 'worst nightmare' McGregor loss to mentor struggling fighter TUF Times This post contains videos

Eddie Alvarez uses 'worst nightmare' McGregor loss to mentor struggling fighter

Alvarez relinquished his UFC lightweight title to McGregor at Madison Square Garden last November.

Cormier reinstated as UFC champion as Jones defeat overturned UFC

Cormier reinstated as UFC champion as Jones defeat overturned

Jon Jones’ win at UFC 214 struck out as doping test B sample comes back positive.

# mma - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Nelson's camp disappointed after appeal against controversial loss fails

The UFC welterweight felt illegal eye pokes were decisive in his recent defeat to Santiago Ponzinibbio.

# mma - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Ex-UFC champion Eddie Alvarez visits Gaelic footballer involved in serious car accident

Tyrone man Aaron Elliot was left severely-injured after being struck by a vehicle in Philadelphia.

Joanna Jedrzejczyk has potentially record-breaking title fight confirmed for UFC 217

The Polish sensation will break Ronda Rousey’s record for female title defences with a win.

# mma - Monday 11 September, 2017

McGregor facing lawsuit from security guard over Diaz press conference fracas

Bottles and cans were thrown ahead of the rematch between the rivals in Las Vegas in August 2016.

# mma - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Nunes defends UFC title as Shevchenko bemoans contentious decision

The women’s bantamweight title was on the line in last night’s main event in Canada.

# mma - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Diaz trilogy is what I'd prefer next — but another fight this year is unlikely

John Kavanagh, Conor McGregor’s coach, writes exclusively for The42.

# mma - Thursday 31 August, 2017

McGregor believes a longer training camp would have made the difference

“I think for the time we had, 10 weeks in camp, it had to be done this way,” the Dubliner said.

Katie Taylor could be in line for huge fight against MMA superstar Holly Holm

Promoter Eddie Hearn floated the idea of another big ‘crossover’ bout following success of McGregor v Mayweather.

# mma - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

McGregor is 'still the champ' in Robbie Keane's eyes despite Mayweather defeat

The legendary Ireland striker was pictured with the UFC star during his after-party in Las Vegas.

# mma - Sunday 27 August, 2017

As it happened: Conor McGregor v Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas

IT was a long night for fight fans.

# mma - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Zlatan backing 'Ibrahimovic of martial arts' McGregor to stun Mayweather

The Manchester United striker believes the Irish UFC star is capable of springing a surprise in Las Vegas.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you a fan of Conor McGregor? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you a fan of Conor McGregor?

The Irishman is one of the world’s most famous sportspeople.

Amir Khan fears for McGregor in Mayweather bout

The former light-welterweight world champion believes the mixed martial arts star could be hurt.

# mma - Friday 25 August, 2017

Manny Pacquiao says Conor McGregor won't land 'a meaningful punch' against Mayweather

He’ll still be watching though, right?

# mma - Thursday 24 August, 2017

We're ready to show the world of boxing that there's more than one way to skin a cat

John Kavanagh, Conor McGregor’s coach, writes exclusively ahead of the clash with Floyd Mayweather.

Undefeated and unloved, Floyd Mayweather eyes final payday

The 50th bout of the star’s career has been disparaged variously as a freakshow, publicity stunt or simply “bad for boxing.”

# mma - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

'The Irish are rolling in' as McGregor declares himself the 'new god of boxing'

The trash talking continued last night ahead in Las Vegas of Saturday’s clash with Floyd Mayweather.

UFC champ Jon Jones' career hangs in the balance after another doping controversy

The fighter has been informed of a possible anti-doping violation following his recent win over Daniel Cormier.

# mma - Saturday 19 August, 2017

UFC 215 bout falls through after former champion falls foul of USADA

The organisation is searching for a replacement opponent to take on Francis Ngannou.

# mma - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Two title fights will headline the UFC's return to Madison Square Garden

The bantamweight and middleweight belts will be on the line for the organisation’s second event at the venue.

McGregor vows fast finish against Mayweather

The charismatic 29-year-old said a grueling training camp has taken him to “hell and back”.

# mma - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Interim UFC lightweight title bout to take place in champion McGregor's absence

Conor McGregor has been the reigning champion in the 155lbs division since dethroning Eddie Alvarez.

From TheJournal.ie 'I am not a fan': Shane Ross says he probably won't watch the McGregor vs Mayweather fight ROSS ON SPORT

'I am not a fan': Shane Ross says he probably won't watch the McGregor vs Mayweather fight

Ross has been critical of MMA in the past and has vowed to bring in regulations.

# mma - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

'I have yet to really see an MMA fighter who moves their head' - MMA convert Heather Hardy

Hardy is a 20-0 professional boxer, but won her MMA debut by stoppage at Bellator 180.

# mma - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Conor McGregor slams sparring partner for walking out

The Irish star is not happy with retired two-time champion Paulie Malignaggi.

# mma - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Watch: Dana White releases video of Conor McGregor sparring with Paul Malignaggi HOLDING HIS OWN This post contains videos

Watch: Dana White releases video of Conor McGregor sparring with Paul Malignaggi

The Irish fighter and the former IBF/WBA World Champion recently became embroiled in a high-profile spat.

# mma - Thursday 10 August, 2017

St-Pierre signs to fight Bisping at UFC 217 GSP

St-Pierre signs to fight Bisping at UFC 217

Georges St-Pierre – who last fought in 2013 – will step into the octagon with Michael Bisping in November.

# mma - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

'I'm not what I used to be' - Mayweather claims McGregor has the edge

Floyd Mayweather is coming out of retirement at the age of 40 to fight the Dubliner on 26 August.

# mma - Friday 4 August, 2017

'This has become a fiasco. It's a circus': Malignaggi quits McGregor camp over leaked photos

Malignaggi announced his decision to step away in an Instagram post.

# mma - Monday 31 July, 2017

Sky Sports want €25 for the McGregor-Mayweather fight Tune In This post contains a poll

Sky Sports want €25 for the McGregor-Mayweather fight

Will you shell out for the fight?

# mma - Saturday 29 July, 2017

The first 'All Access' episode for Mayweather versus McGregor has landed MayMac This post contains videos

The first 'All Access' episode for Mayweather versus McGregor has landed

Showtime is following the fighters as they prepare to meet in Las Vegas on Saturday, 26 August.

Renewal of the UFC's biggest rivalry headlines its best card of the year

Three title fights will take place tonight but Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones take centre stage.

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