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From The42 'Now he needs to bring his Irish team to Madison Square Garden to finish our business' Khabib Time

'Now he needs to bring his Irish team to Madison Square Garden to finish our business'

Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to defend his belt against Conor McGregor in New York this November.

From TheJournal.ie McGregor to be evaluated to see how many anger management classes he needs Plea Deal

McGregor to be evaluated to see how many anger management classes he needs

The MMA fighter struck a plea deal in New York yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Conor McGregor avoids jail term, has to take anger management classes New York Bus Incident

Conor McGregor avoids jail term, has to take anger management classes

The MMA star faced a number of charges stemming from an incident in April.

From The42 McGregor in talks to make UFC comeback, Khabib 'the most likely opponent' Back In The Game This post contains videos

McGregor in talks to make UFC comeback, Khabib 'the most likely opponent'

The former two-weight champion could return to the Octagon this year, according to his manager Audie Attar.

From The42 Undefeated Englishman Darren Till handed UFC title shot Texas Hold 'em

Undefeated Englishman Darren Till handed UFC title shot

The 25-year-old Liverpudlian will challenge for Tyron Woodley’s welterweight belt at UFC 228.

From The42 Cormier in confrontation with Lesnar after becoming UFC's second two-weight champ Results

Cormier in confrontation with Lesnar after becoming UFC's second two-weight champ

Daniel Cormier knocked out Stipe Miocic to emulate Conor McGregor’s achievement by winning a second belt.

From The42 Irishman Richie Smullen suffers first-round loss in UFC debut TUF Finale This post contains videos

Irishman Richie Smullen suffers first-round loss in UFC debut

The Wicklow native was given a shot on MMA’s biggest stage after featuring on The Ultimate Fighter.

From The42 UFC 226 headliner allays injury fears after tripping over a speaker at pre-fight press conference Fall Guy This post contains videos

UFC 226 headliner allays injury fears after tripping over a speaker at pre-fight press conference

There was a nervy moment for Daniel Cormier last night.

From The42 An Irishman will debut in the UFC tonight for the first time since 2016 TUF Cookie

An Irishman will debut in the UFC tonight for the first time since 2016

Wicklow native Richie Smullen will aim to capitalise on the opportunity at the Pearl Theatre in Las Vegas.

From The42 'I have seen the spark back': Kavanagh says McGregor's UFC return talks are ongoing Return Of The Mac

'I have seen the spark back': Kavanagh says McGregor's UFC return talks are ongoing

McGregor hasn’t entered the octagon since November 2016.

From The42 Max Holloway forced to pull out of title fight at UFC 226 after health scare Get Well Soon

Max Holloway forced to pull out of title fight at UFC 226 after health scare

The MMA star was rushed to hospital with concussion-like symptoms this week.

From The42 Former UFC champion Hendricks retires with plans to pursue wrestling coaching New Challenge

Former UFC champion Hendricks retires with plans to pursue wrestling coaching

‘Everything I set my mind to, I achieved,’ he said of his 10-year professional MMA career.

From The42 The man who set a record for the most wins in UFC history has announced his retirement Count Out

The man who set a record for the most wins in UFC history has announced his retirement

Former middleweight champion Michael Bisping calls it a day.

From The42 Dana White 'confident' that McGregor is planning for title shot against Khabib Eagle Watching

Dana White 'confident' that McGregor is planning for title shot against Khabib

However, the Dubliner has a court date set for next month which needs to be addressed first.

From The42 Wonderboy felt he won four of the five rounds in disputed defeat to Darren Till Judge Dread

Wonderboy felt he won four of the five rounds in disputed defeat to Darren Till

Stephen Thompson suffered a somewhat controversial loss to the undefeated Till last night in Liverpool.

From The42 Darren Till misses weight for UFC Liverpool main event with Stephen Thompson UFC
From The42 'People always tell me I'm a mad bastard for fighting over there but I never see it that way' Russian Roulette

'People always tell me I'm a mad bastard for fighting over there but I never see it that way'

Peter Queally is prospering after a big win in Russia.

From The42 Till aiming to play his part in a potentially memorable weekend of sport for Liverpool Red Alert

Till aiming to play his part in a potentially memorable weekend of sport for Liverpool

The rising UFC welterweight headlines the organisation’s debut event in his hometown on Sunday night.

From The42 ‘You’re talking to the most exciting fighter in Irish MMA at the minute so put me in there against the champion’ Bigger Things

‘You’re talking to the most exciting fighter in Irish MMA at the minute so put me in there against the champion’

Kiefer Crosbie is mentored by Conor McGregor and co-headlined BAMMA Dublin last Saturday where he blew away his opponent.

From The42 Amanda Nunes finishes Raquel Pennington in fifth round in Rio UFC

Amanda Nunes finishes Raquel Pennington in fifth round in Rio

The champ got the job done.

From The42 UFC cuts one of its top featherweights for rejecting fights with two ranked opponents Out The Gap

UFC cuts one of its top featherweights for rejecting fights with two ranked opponents

“He can go somewhere else. We have no use for him,” Dana White said of Yair Rodriguez.

From The42 GSP's coaches ‘surprised and unaware’ of UFC’s plans for Diaz fight Doubt

GSP's coaches ‘surprised and unaware’ of UFC’s plans for Diaz fight

The Canadian’s coaches were not made aware of the potential bout with Nate Diaz according to Kenny Florian.

From The42 Lightweight bout between GSP and Nate Diaz in the works for UFC 227 Box Office Bout

Lightweight bout between GSP and Nate Diaz in the works for UFC 227

Dana White has confirmed that the UFC is working on a fight between the pair in Los Angeles later this year.

From The42 Dana White rules out Russia as a potential venue for Khabib-McGregor fight Waiting Game

Dana White rules out Russia as a potential venue for Khabib-McGregor fight

The UFC boss is unsure of when McGregor will return to the octagon as he prepares for a court date in June.

From The42 Conor McGregor inexplicably moves up UFC rankings despite not having fought in 17 months Absence

Conor McGregor inexplicably moves up UFC rankings despite not having fought in 17 months

The former two-weight champion was formally stripped of both of his titles after not having defended either belt since November 2016.

From The42 'I feel like what I’m experiencing is something that money can’t buy' Rhys Lightning

'I feel like what I’m experiencing is something that money can’t buy'

After recently picking up the biggest win of his career, Rhys McKee is moving towards a shot in the UFC.

From The42 'We have to finish this beef' - Khabib invites McGregor to regain UFC title Eagle Eye

'We have to finish this beef' - Khabib invites McGregor to regain UFC title

Khabib Nurmagomedov replaced Conor McGregor as UFC lightweight champion on Saturday night.

From The42 McGregor's reign as UFC champion officially ended by rival Nurmagomedov Results

McGregor's reign as UFC champion officially ended by rival Nurmagomedov

Khabib dominated Al Iaquinta at UFC 223 to win the title that McGregor had held since November 2016.

From TheJournal.ie 'Yes, your honour': Details of Conor McGregor assault charges read out in New York court Brooklyn

'Yes, your honour': Details of Conor McGregor assault charges read out in New York court

McGregor was released on a bail of $50,000.

From The42 UFC 223 main event saved as Khabib finally gets opponent Salvaged

UFC 223 main event saved as Khabib finally gets opponent

Khabib Nurmagomedov will fight Al Iaquinta at Barclays Center tomorrow night.

From TheJournal.ie Conor McGregor appears in court charged in connection with bus incident The Mac Strife

Conor McGregor appears in court charged in connection with bus incident

McGregor was filmed allegedly storming a press event ahead of UFC 223 yesterday, which is due to take place this weekend.

From The42 McGregor defiant as UFC confirm his reign as champion ends this weekend Light Wait

McGregor defiant as UFC confirm his reign as champion ends this weekend

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Max Holloway will fight for the undisputed lightweight title at UFC 223 in Brooklyn.

From The42 Khabib and SBG Ireland's Artem Lobov involved in verbal altercation at UFC hotel Russian Roulette This post contains videos

Khabib and SBG Ireland's Artem Lobov involved in verbal altercation at UFC hotel

The pair will fight on Saturday’s UFC 223 card in Brooklyn, but against separate opponents.

From The42 McGregor's rematch with Diaz voted greatest UFC fight of all time Poll

McGregor's rematch with Diaz voted greatest UFC fight of all time

UFC fans have given their seal of approval to the second meeting of the pair at UFC 202 in August 2016.

Quiz: Test your knowledge of some UFC pull-outs of the past

Max Holloway has replaced Tony Ferguson in Saturday’s UFC 223 main event against Khabib Nurmagomedov.

From The42 Max Holloway to replace Tony Ferguson in UFC 223 fight Change Of Plan

Max Holloway to replace Tony Ferguson in UFC 223 fight

Khabib Nurmagomedov has a new opponent for the upcoming event.

From The42 SBG's Nelson handed exciting match-up for UFC's debut in Liverpool Adopted Irishman

SBG's Nelson handed exciting match-up for UFC's debut in Liverpool

The Icelandic welterweight is set to take on Neil Magny in what will be his first outing in 10 months.

From The42 Anthony Joshua 'all ears' amid reports of $500 million interest from UFC boss WHITE NOISE

Anthony Joshua 'all ears' amid reports of $500 million interest from UFC boss

Dana White is apparently keen to sign the heavyweight champion as he looks to make a move into boxing.

From The42 Irish fighter heads to London aiming to emulate McGregor's historic Cage Warriors achievement Double Champ

Irish fighter heads to London aiming to emulate McGregor's historic Cage Warriors achievement

Karl Moore will bid to win a second title on Saturday night.

From The42 UFC still not ruling out Dublin return in 2018 despite Liverpool detour Fighting Irish

UFC still not ruling out Dublin return in 2018 despite Liverpool detour

The MMA organisation’s reported event in the Irish capital on 27 May is set to take place in Liverpool instead.