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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.

From The42 Putin sympathises with UFC champion Nurmagomedov over brawl after McGregor fight The Spy Who Loved Me This post contains videos

Putin sympathises with UFC champion Nurmagomedov over brawl after McGregor fight

The Russian president met with the undefeated fighter and congratulated him on his victory at UFC 229.

From The42 McGregor's team-mate denies sparking UFC 229 brawl with religious slur Brawls To The Wall

McGregor's team-mate denies sparking UFC 229 brawl with religious slur

Dillon Danis was Khabib Nurmagomedov’s target when he leapt from the cage after defeating Conor McGregor.

Jones to return in December as Cormier set to be stripped of light-heavyweight belt

Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson will meet again at UFC 232.

From The42 McGregor takes a tumble in UFC rankings as Khabib climbs to second place Hierarchy

McGregor takes a tumble in UFC rankings as Khabib climbs to second place

The lightweight champion has taken a big leap forward following his win in Las Vegas last weekend.

From The42 UFC 230 loses Diaz-Poirier but gains heavyweight title bout Balls Is Hot

UFC 230 loses Diaz-Poirier but gains heavyweight title bout

Injury has ruled Dustin Poirier out of his lightweight clash with Nate Diaz at Madison Square Garden.

From The42 McGregor's coach expects Khabib rematch next but would love Diaz trilogy Coach Kavanagh

McGregor's coach expects Khabib rematch next but would love Diaz trilogy

John Kavanagh says summer 2019 is the realistic return date for a return to the octagon.

From The42 UFC dig hole for themselves but strike PPV gold with potential Khabib-McGregor fallout UFC 229

UFC dig hole for themselves but strike PPV gold with potential Khabib-McGregor fallout

Don’t be surprised to see Saturday night’s events used to promote a rematch in a few months’ time.

From The42 On the ground in Vegas: Reaction as McGregor's UFC return turned to chaos Return Of The Mac This post contains videos

On the ground in Vegas: Reaction as McGregor's UFC return turned to chaos

Gavan Casey joins us from Sin City with the latest news from a manic night in the T-Mobile Arena.

From The42 Open thread: how do you see Nurmagomedov v McGregor going tonight? UFC 229

Open thread: how do you see Nurmagomedov v McGregor going tonight?

Let’s have those predictions.

From The42 Poll: Will Conor McGregor regain the UFC lightweight title tonight? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will Conor McGregor regain the UFC lightweight title tonight?

The Irishman faces defending champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

From The42 All the info you need to watch Conor McGregor's fight this weekend TV Guide

All the info you need to watch Conor McGregor's fight this weekend

Khabib Nurmagomedov will put his lightweight title on the line against Conor McGregor in Las Vegas.

From The42 Nurmagomedov's ability to implement gameplan can tip balance in his favour Analysis

Nurmagomedov's ability to implement gameplan can tip balance in his favour

Professional fighter Joseph Duffy breaks down the meeting of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor.

From The42 History suggests the potential impact of mental warfare shouldn't be dismissed UFC 229

History suggests the potential impact of mental warfare shouldn't be dismissed

Sugar Ray Leonard learned the importance of keeping one’s emotions in check when he faced Roberto Duran.

From The42 ‘No Irish team, no Irish whiskey, nobody can stop me’ UFC 229 This post contains videos

‘No Irish team, no Irish whiskey, nobody can stop me’

In Episode 1 of the new UFC Embedded series, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor step up preparations for their Las Vegas bout.

From The42 Nurmagomedov vows to make McGregor humble in Saturday's UFC headliner Khabib Time

Nurmagomedov vows to make McGregor humble in Saturday's UFC headliner

“It’s going to be a long night for him. I’m going to make him tired and maul him inside the cage.”

From The42 O'Malley pulled from Khabib-McGregor undercard due to failed drug test UFC 229

O'Malley pulled from Khabib-McGregor undercard due to failed drug test

The undefeated bantamweight was scheduled to face Jose Quinonez in Las Vegas this weekend.

From The42 McGregor admits he 'fell out of love with the game' during UFC hiatus Fight Week

McGregor admits he 'fell out of love with the game' during UFC hiatus

A 23-month absence from the octagon will end for the Dubliner this Saturday night in Las Vegas.

From The42 Mousasi topples MacDonald as Bellator broadcast scuppered by Peppa Pig That'll Do Pig

Mousasi topples MacDonald as Bellator broadcast scuppered by Peppa Pig

The live TV coverage of one of Bellator’s biggest ever fights was interrupted by a fictitious farm animal.

From The42 The return of the man the UFC couldn't afford to live without Back In The Game

The return of the man the UFC couldn't afford to live without

Conor McGregor doesn’t need the fight game. But the fight game needs him, writes Jeremy Botter.

From TheJournal.ie Meath MMA event cancelled following Shane Ross's statement over safety concerns Claremont Stadium

Meath MMA event cancelled following Shane Ross's statement over safety concerns

Ross had expressed concern that the event is being held without a number of safety precautions.