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Mma - Sunday 11 December, 2016

McGregor comparisons have helped but Gallagher now ready to forge his own path

The 20-year-old featherweight will aim to keep his undefeated record intact next weekend at the 3Arena.

Devastating Holloway stops Pettis to set up featherweight unification fight against Aldo Ufc 206 This post contains videos

Devastating Holloway stops Pettis to set up featherweight unification fight against Aldo

New interim champion targets Aldo fight in early 2017.

Mma - Saturday 10 December, 2016

MMA Fighter bizarrely gets a haircut between rounds at UFC Albany

This gives ‘winning in style’ a whole new meaning.

UFC 206 at risk of being overshadowed by MLS and Conor McGregor absence

How the event is shaping up after disaster struck at yesterday’s weigh-in.

Mma - Friday 9 December, 2016

Pettis misses weight for UFC interim featherweight title bout

The former lightweight champion is scheduled to face Max Holloway tomorrow night in Toronto.

Ballymena's Alan Philpott ready to upset 'the best prospect in the world' MMA This post contains videos

Ballymena's Alan Philpott ready to upset 'the best prospect in the world'

The 24-year-old bantamweight aims to quell the hype surrounding Tom Duquesnoy at BAMMA 27.

Mma - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Dana White says McGregor will appear in Game of Thrones

A cameo in HBO’s fantasy drama Game of Thrones is in the offing for UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, says Dana White.

Watch me prove you wrong! The promo for Ronda Rousey's long-awaited UFC comeback UFC 207 This post contains videos

Watch me prove you wrong! The promo for Ronda Rousey's long-awaited UFC comeback

Rousey returns on 30 December against Amanda Nunes.

Conor McGregor is challenging his $75k fine and community service in court

McGregor opens proceedings against Nevada State Athletic Commission.

Mma - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Dana White expects Conor McGregor's hiatus to last 10 months

The UFC lightweight champion’s next outing looks set to be as far away as late 2017.

'I almost died': Cyborg explains why she had to reject UFC featherweight fight against Holm

The Brazilian fighter also reiterated how her nutritionist used birth control pills to help her with the weight-cut.

Mma - Monday 5 December, 2016

'It's not top level, it's not up to scratch': Andy Lee on McGregor's boxing skills

The former WBO middleweight champion was speaking on Off The Ball yesterday.

Mma - Sunday 4 December, 2016

UFC's longest-reigning champ pushed all the way by comeback kid Tim Elliott

Flyweight title-holder Demetrious Johnson was given a very tough test last night in Las Vegas.

Mma - Saturday 3 December, 2016

McGregor to carry the tricolour for Michael Conlan's professional debut

The Belfast boxer kicks off his pro career in Madison Square Garden on St Patrick’s Day.

McGregor claims he remains two-weight champion and Mayweather is scared Box Office This post contains videos
18 months after being let go, Tim Elliott has a chance to shock the best fighter in the UFC Comeback Kid This post contains a poll

18 months after being let go, Tim Elliott has a chance to shock the best fighter in the UFC

He headlines tonight’s TUF 24 Finale against Demetrious Johnson.

Mma - Friday 2 December, 2016

Kids at a Cork school received a visit from John Kavanagh and the UFC lightweight belt Homework Off This post contains videos

Kids at a Cork school received a visit from John Kavanagh and the UFC lightweight belt

Conor McGregor’s coach put smiles on a lot of young faces on Leeside this morning.

Bob Arum: McGregor move is very smart - but Mayweather fight would be ludicrous

Vegas bookies make Mayweather 1/25 favourite if superfight ever happens.

Mma - Thursday 1 December, 2016

'He would get his ass beat from pillar to post' - Mayweather camp scoff at McGregor's boxing licence

Conor McGregor is now licensed to box in California.

Conor McGregor has been granted a boxing licence by the state of California

The development has added fuel to speculation over a potential bout with Floyd Mayweather.

Mma - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

'Coward' Conor McGregor was never the champion, says Jose Aldo 145

'Coward' Conor McGregor was never the champion, says Jose Aldo

“I lost that fight because of an accident.”

Mma - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Robert Whittaker beats Derek Brunson by TKO to pick up his sixth straight win

Whittaker called for a middleweight title shot after the win, but he may have to wait a little longer.

Conor McGregor has been officially stripped of his UFC featherweight title

The UFC announced last night that Jose Aldo is the new undisputed champion of the 145-pound division.

Mma - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Mick Kearney: Irish rugby team want a motivational speech from Conor McGregor

Usain Bolt, Rory McIlroy, Barry McGuigan, Niall Quinn and Sonia O’Sullivan have spoken to the squad in the past.

Mma - Friday 25 November, 2016

Daniel Cormier is injured, and the UFC needs to find a new main event for 206

Light-heavyweight title fight pulled from 10 December card in Toronto.

Mma - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Cage Warriors set to end 3-year absence from Ireland in 2017 MMA

Cage Warriors set to end 3-year absence from Ireland in 2017

The promotion staged several memorable events in Cork and Dublin between 2010 and ’14.

Khabib steps up pursuit of McGregor

‘Don’t chicken out’ – Russian lightweight shares details of a message he sent to the new champion.

Mma - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Yoel Romero receives suspension for post-fight celebration at UFC 205

The NYSAC have punished the middleweight title contender for jumping out of the octagon at MSG.

Four years after asking him for a photo as a fan, Stevie Ray defeated Ross Pearson at UFC Belfast

Work hard until your heroes become your rivals.

Mma - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Wonderboy insists McGregor is 'too small' to challenge for a third UFC belt

Stephen Thompson believes the Dubliner should focus on defending his featherweight and lightweight titles.

Mma - Monday 21 November, 2016

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Sport snobbery: MMA is no more violent than boxing or rugby

We find mixed martial arts distasteful because of our prejudices towards the working class, writes Frankie Gaffney.

UFC still working on a McGregor fight in Dublin but 'it's very complicated to bring him back'

Irish fans are keen to see him compete on home soil again.

Mma - Sunday 20 November, 2016

'You can put a tiger in there with me because Conor gives me that confidence'

Artem Lobov delivered his best performance to date to overcome Teruto Ishihara last night in Belfast.

Mma - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Lobov wins at UFC Belfast and McGregor leads the celebrations

The SBG featherweight was too good for Teruto Ishihara tonight at the SSE Arena.

Debut disappointment for Ward as Alhassan scores KO in under a minute

The Irish welterweight was knocked out by a fellow debutant this evening at UFC Fight Night 99.

As it happened: UFC Fight Night 99, Belfast

We’ll keep you posted on all the action from the SSE Arena as the UFC returns to Irish soil.

Lobov and Ward fly the Irish flag tonight at UFC Belfast

Conor McGregor’s expected to be in attendance as his team-mates aim to make it another good night for SBG.

Is Conor McGregor now the best in the UFC? Here's what the fighters think Opinion This post contains videos

Is Conor McGregor now the best in the UFC? Here's what the fighters think

He still trails Demetrious Johnson in the pound-for-pound rankings so we asked some of McGregor’s peers for their views.

Mma - Friday 18 November, 2016

Pearson 'ready to make a push' towards the top of the UFC's lightweight division High Hopes This post contains videos

Pearson 'ready to make a push' towards the top of the UFC's lightweight division

The English veteran takes on Scotland’s Stevie Ray tomorrow night at UFC Fight Night 99 in Belfast.

'I see myself winning the belt' - Mousasi chasing revenge in Belfast headliner UFC Belfast This post contains videos

'I see myself winning the belt' - Mousasi chasing revenge in Belfast headliner

Gegard Mousasi is aiming for his fourth win on the trot to take himself once step closer to a title shot.