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From The42 Anderson Silva's return ends in defeat after UFC 234 main event cancelled UFC 234

Anderson Silva's return ends in defeat after UFC 234 main event cancelled

Israel Adesanya took his undefeated record to 16-0 with a unanimous decision against Anderson Silva.

From The42 'I worked my entire life for this sport': Anderson Silva brought to tears ahead of UFC comeback Comeback This post contains videos

'I worked my entire life for this sport': Anderson Silva brought to tears ahead of UFC comeback

Having not stepped foot in the octagon since 2017, the Brazilian was overcome with emotion in Melbourne on Saturday.

From The42 'I think the story is going to be different': Aldo keen on McGregor rematch following victory in Brazil Run It Back

'I think the story is going to be different': Aldo keen on McGregor rematch following victory in Brazil

The Irishman knocked out the featherweight kingpin in 2015, ending his 10-year unbeaten run.

From The42 Jose Aldo bags $50,000 Performance of the Night prize with second-round TKO UFC Fortaleza

Jose Aldo bags $50,000 Performance of the Night prize with second-round TKO

The 32-year-old overcame Renato Moicano at UFC Fortaleza on Saturday night in front of a home crowd.

From The42 Joseph Duffy to make UFC return on St Patrick's weekend after 16 months out CONFIRMED

Joseph Duffy to make UFC return on St Patrick's weekend after 16 months out

The 30-year-old former boxer will face Marc Diakese at London’s O2 Arena on 16 March.

From The42 Artem Lobov's time in the UFC has come to an end Drop The Hammer

Artem Lobov's time in the UFC has come to an end

The Straight Blast Gym featherweight says he asked to be released from his contract.

From The42 Light-heavyweight champ Jones approved for UFC 235 bout Bones

Light-heavyweight champ Jones approved for UFC 235 bout

The MMA star will be required to be drug tested at least twice a month until the event.

From The42 McGregor gets six-month suspension and $50,000 fine over UFC 229 fracas Punishment

McGregor gets six-month suspension and $50,000 fine over UFC 229 fracas

Nurmagomedov has been hit with a nine-month ban and a fine of $500,000 in relation to October’s incident.

From The42 Darren Till gets top billing as Gunnar Nelson is also booked for UFC London London Calling

Darren Till gets top billing as Gunnar Nelson is also booked for UFC London

The card for the UFC’s return to the English capital on 16 March is beginning to take shape.

From The42 Woodley's next title defence confirmed after Covington accuses UFC of broken promises Welter Wait

Woodley's next title defence confirmed after Covington accuses UFC of broken promises

The champion will put his belt on the line against Kamaru Usman.

From The42 UFC boss expects Nurmagomedov and McGregor to fight again this year Rematch

UFC boss expects Nurmagomedov and McGregor to fight again this year

The pair clashed in Las Vegas last October, when Nurmagomedov managed a fourth-round submission victory.

From The42 Floyd Mayweather eases to first-round victory in shambolic 'exhibition' bout Result This post contains videos

Floyd Mayweather eases to first-round victory in shambolic 'exhibition' bout

Tenshin Nasukawa’s trainer stopped the fight after the Japanese fighter had been floored three times.

From The42 Nunes hailed as the best female fighter ever following historic UFC victory Goat

Nunes hailed as the best female fighter ever following historic UFC victory

Amanda Nunes emulated Conor McGregor and Daniel Cormier with last night’s knockout of Cris Cyborg.

From The42 'Daddy's home, DC' - Jones taunts Cormier but rules out heavyweight title bid Bare Bones This post contains videos

'Daddy's home, DC' - Jones taunts Cormier but rules out heavyweight title bid

Light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones is eyeing a third clash with Daniel Cormier after regaining the belt.

From The42 Nunes stuns Cyborg to make UFC history, Jones wins title on return from doping ban UFC 232

Nunes stuns Cyborg to make UFC history, Jones wins title on return from doping ban

Amanda Nunes becomes just the third fighter to hold two UFC belts simultaneously.

From The42 'They can have it': Daniel Cormier relinquishes light heavyweight title ahead of Jones-Gustafsson 2 Dethroned

'They can have it': Daniel Cormier relinquishes light heavyweight title ahead of Jones-Gustafsson 2

The champ-champ is no more following his statement to Ariel Helwani on Friday.

From The42 'If Conor wants a rematch against Khabib, he’s gotta go through me first', says Iaquinta UFC On FOX 31 This post contains videos

'If Conor wants a rematch against Khabib, he’s gotta go through me first', says Iaquinta

Lightweight Al Iaquinta secured a unanimous decision victory over Kevin Lee in Milwaukee last night.

From The42 UFC strikes deal with BT Sport for Ireland and UK after pulling plug on Eleven Sports agreement U-turn

UFC strikes deal with BT Sport for Ireland and UK after pulling plug on Eleven Sports agreement

The new streaming service is reportedly facing closure after just four months.

From The42 'I was beaten, there are no excuses... but it’s the best thing that happened to me' Rebound

'I was beaten, there are no excuses... but it’s the best thing that happened to me'

The first loss of his professional career has merely strengthened James Gallagher’s resolve.

From The42 'Feed me, they can all get it' - Holloway keen on McGregor and Khabib bouts Holloway Road

'Feed me, they can all get it' - Holloway keen on McGregor and Khabib bouts

The featherweight champion continued his impressive winning streak in Toronto on Saturday night.

From The42 Irish youngster Gallagher to headline 3Arena bill in February Return

Irish youngster Gallagher to headline 3Arena bill in February

The 22-year-old will aim to return to winning ways in Dublin against American opponent Steven Graham.

From The42 UFC boss hints at Poirier rematch for McGregor's next bout Run It Back

UFC boss hints at Poirier rematch for McGregor's next bout

The pair met in a featherweight bout in September 2014, with McGregor winning via first-round stoppage.

From The42 'I can knock anyone out': Dos Santos hands Tuivasa the first defeat of his pro career UFC Adelaide This post contains videos

'I can knock anyone out': Dos Santos hands Tuivasa the first defeat of his pro career

UFC Adelaide’s heavyweight main event stopped in the second round.

From The42 'I'm a man on a mission': Usman eyes up UFC welterweight title after ninth win in a row The Ultimate Fighter This post contains videos

'I'm a man on a mission': Usman eyes up UFC welterweight title after ninth win in a row

Kamaru Usman saw off the challenge of Rafael dos Anjos in Nevada on Friday night.

From The42 UFC confirm clash of two champions for first pay-per-view card of 2019 Given To Fly

UFC confirm clash of two champions for first pay-per-view card of 2019

Flyweight champ Henry Cejudo will face bantamweight title-holder TJ Dillashaw in Anaheim, California.

From The42 The man with the most wins in UFC history says he's 'waiting' on McGregor Cowboys Ted!

The man with the most wins in UFC history says he's 'waiting' on McGregor

Donald Cerrone has seemingly got his sights set on Conor McGregor after his record-setting win on Saturday.

From The42 Middleweight title bout confirmed as main event for UFC 234 Grand Slam

Middleweight title bout confirmed as main event for UFC 234

Robert Whittaker will put his belt on the line at the home of the Australian Open next February.

From The42 Mayweather seemingly pulls out of fight with kickboxer after being 'blindsided' by organisers Money Game

Mayweather seemingly pulls out of fight with kickboxer after being 'blindsided' by organisers

Floyd Mayweather and Tenshin Nasukawa may not need a rule set for their ‘fight’ after all.

From The42 Undefeated newcomer Askren to face former welterweight champ in UFC debut Funkmaster Flex

Undefeated newcomer Askren to face former welterweight champ in UFC debut

Robbie Lawler looks set to welcome Ben Askren to the octagon.

From The42 Floyd Mayweather to fight 20-year-old Japanese kickboxer on New Year's Eve Money

Floyd Mayweather to fight 20-year-old Japanese kickboxer on New Year's Eve

The format or rules for his meeting with Tenshin Nasukawa have not yet been specified.

From The42 Gunnar Nelson set for UFC 231 bout - his first fight in 17 months Gunni

Gunnar Nelson set for UFC 231 bout - his first fight in 17 months

SBG’s Nelson is in line to face Alex “Cowboy” Oliviera on 8 December.

From The42 Lobov determined to exact revenge on Tukhugov over cheap shot on McGregor Russian Rivalry

Lobov determined to exact revenge on Tukhugov over cheap shot on McGregor

Artem Lobov faces Michael Johnson this weekend but he hasn’t forgotten about Zubaira Tukhugov.

From The42 McGregor releases statement on 'fair and square' defeat to Nurmagomedov Lessons

McGregor releases statement on 'fair and square' defeat to Nurmagomedov

The 30-year-old Dubliner was comprehensively beaten by the UFC lightweight champion on 6 October.

From The42 Lobov to face Michael Johnson after Khabib's team-mate is pulled over Nevada investigation Hammer Time

Lobov to face Michael Johnson after Khabib's team-mate is pulled over Nevada investigation

The Dubliner has a new opponent for UFC Moncton.

From The42 SBG's Mulpeter gets huge opportunity against former UFC welterweight Meet The Badger

SBG's Mulpeter gets huge opportunity against former UFC welterweight

Philip Mulpeter is set to clash with ex-champion Nicolas Dalby on the Cage Warriors 100 card.

From The42 'We worked it out' - UFC chief plays down Khabib's quit threat Russian Roulette

'We worked it out' - UFC chief plays down Khabib's quit threat

The champion vowed to leave the UFC if the Las Vegas brawl had consequences for his team-mates.

From The42 Former McGregor title rival Eddie Alvarez leaves UFC for Asian MMA promotion On The Move

Former McGregor title rival Eddie Alvarez leaves UFC for Asian MMA promotion

Alvarez becomes “one of the biggest athlete signings in the history of ONE Championship”.

From The42 Mike 'The Savage' Kimbel equals Bellator record with lightning six-second KO Bellator 207 This post contains videos

Mike 'The Savage' Kimbel equals Bellator record with lightning six-second KO

Elsewhere on the card, Dublin’s Sinead Kavanagh was stopped after one round due to a cut.

From The42 McGregor and Khabib handed initial suspensions ahead of UFC brawl investigation Punishments

McGregor and Khabib handed initial suspensions ahead of UFC brawl investigation

The pair will appear before the Nevada State Athletic Commission on 24 October.

From The42 Khabib Nurmagomedov tells UFC he'll quit if team-mate is axed Ultimatum

Khabib Nurmagomedov tells UFC he'll quit if team-mate is axed

Zubaira Tukhugov was scheduled to fight Artem Lobov, Conor McGregor’s training partner, later this month.