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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.

From The42 SBG fighter John Phillips tastes defeat in UFC debut with opening round submission UFC London This post contains videos

SBG fighter John Phillips tastes defeat in UFC debut with opening round submission

The Welsh-born fighter was submitted by Charles Byrd inside the opening round on Saturday night.

From The42 UFC announce Fight Night 130 is set for Liverpool after Dublin reports Switch

UFC announce Fight Night 130 is set for Liverpool after Dublin reports

Liverpool native Darren Till will headline the first ever UFC event in the city.

From The42 He could see his house from jail, but John Phillips is invading the UFC from a caravan in Dublin The Long Walk

He could see his house from jail, but John Phillips is invading the UFC from a caravan in Dublin

‘The UFC rang me up: ‘How did the interview go, John?’ I said: ‘Well, to put it nicely, I got escorted out by two armed guards.’

From The42 A Conor McGregor comeback fight versus GSP would be 'bigger than the Floyd Mayweather bout' UFC
From The42 Ortega becomes the first fighter to stop former UFC champion Edgar UFC 222

Ortega becomes the first fighter to stop former UFC champion Edgar

Cris Cyborg also retained her women’s featherweight title in Las Vegas last night.

From The42 MMA star Jones handed hefty fine and has fighting licence revoked over drug test Punishment

MMA star Jones handed hefty fine and has fighting licence revoked over drug test

He tested positive for the steroid Turinabol following an in-competition test last July.

From The42 Jeremy Stephens the victor at UFC Orlando but Josh Emmett to contest controversial finish UFC On Fox 26 This post contains videos

Jeremy Stephens the victor at UFC Orlando but Josh Emmett to contest controversial finish

Stephens knocked Emmett out cold on Saturday inside the second round but the legality of his finish has been questioned.

From The42 UFC to return to Dublin in May - report Sunday Night Fights

UFC to return to Dublin in May - report

The organisation last hosted an event in Dublin in October of 2015.

From The42 McGregor claims he offered to make UFC return against Frankie Edgar next weekend UFC 222

McGregor claims he offered to make UFC return against Frankie Edgar next weekend

‘It is on them to come and get me. Because I am here.’

From The42 Cerrone eyes lightweight return after equalling UFC record with superb first-round finish Cowboys Ted! This post contains videos

Cerrone eyes lightweight return after equalling UFC record with superb first-round finish

“Khabib, I’m coming, baby. I ain’t scared to fight you.”

From The42 Exciting match-up for SBG's Artem Lobov added to UFC 223 Brooklyn Brawl

Exciting match-up for SBG's Artem Lobov added to UFC 223

The Irish featherweight will take on Alex Caceres on the undercard of Ferguson-Nurmagomedov.

From The42 Yoel Romero defeats Luke Rockhold with brutal third-round knockout UFC 221 This post contains videos

Yoel Romero defeats Luke Rockhold with brutal third-round knockout

Romero delivered a big win in Australia but did not claim the interim middleweight title after missing weight on Friday.

From The42 Yoel Romero loses out on interim title shot after missing weight for UFC 221 UFC 221

Yoel Romero loses out on interim title shot after missing weight for UFC 221

The 40-year-old Cuban fighter will now be unable to win the UFC interim middleweight title tonight against Luke Rockhold.

From The42 Irish MMA Association issues strong response to 'misinformation' from Minister Shane Ross Riposte

Irish MMA Association issues strong response to 'misinformation' from Minister Shane Ross

IMMAA’s John Kavanagh has released a comprehensive statement.

From The42 Irish youngster James Gallagher booked for Bellator main event in April Hungary For Success

Irish youngster James Gallagher booked for Bellator main event in April

The SBG product hasn’t fought since defeating Chinzo Machida at Madison Square Garden last June.

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross: MMA bosses must stop 'dragging their feet' on safety after inquest into death of fighter Joao Carvalho

Shane Ross: MMA bosses must stop 'dragging their feet' on safety after inquest into death of fighter

Joao Carvalho died on 11 April 2016 after he was knocked out during an MMA fight in the National Boxing Stadium.

From TheJournal.ie Joao Carvalho inquest rules misadventure - fighter was hit with 41 blows to head MMA

Joao Carvalho inquest rules misadventure - fighter was hit with 41 blows to head

Joao Carvalho died on 11 April 2016 after he was knocked out during an MMA fight in the National Boxing Stadium

From The42 New main event set for UFC 222 following Max Holloway's withdrawal Reshuffle

New main event set for UFC 222 following Max Holloway's withdrawal

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino will put the women’s featherweight title on the line against Yana Kunitskaya.

From The42 Valentina Shevchenko earns Performance of the Night with second-round submission at UFC Belem UFC 125 This post contains videos

Valentina Shevchenko earns Performance of the Night with second-round submission at UFC Belem

There was also a big win for Lyoto Machida as the UFC made its first appearance at Belem on Saturday night.

From The42 Mayweather drops another hint at MMA fight Not Again

Mayweather drops another hint at MMA fight

Is Paddy Power involved?

From The42 'Maybe I should already be dead so I'm just enjoying life with every chance I have' UFC

'Maybe I should already be dead so I'm just enjoying life with every chance I have'

It’s been a fascinating journey to the octagon for one of the fighters competing tonight at UFC Belem.

From The42 Eddie Alvarez's intriguing theory about why Conor McGregor hasn't been stripped of his title Steady Eddie

Eddie Alvarez's intriguing theory about why Conor McGregor hasn't been stripped of his title

“I think on the day of the weigh-ins, they’re going to strip him.”

From The42 The Irishman set to feature on the next series of The Ultimate Fighter TUF Break

The Irishman set to feature on the next series of The Ultimate Fighter

Richie Smullen is part of the cast for the show, which will feature Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic as coaches.

From The42 Jacare delivers reminder of title credentials with spectacular first-round finish UFC On Fox 27 This post contains videos

Jacare delivers reminder of title credentials with spectacular first-round finish

The 38-year-old put Derek Brunson to the sword inside the first round.

From The42 Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier in line for champion v champion superfight at UFC 226 Undisputed
From The42 'Real champ' Diaz planning summer return but McGregor trilogy not on offer Back In The Game

'Real champ' Diaz planning summer return but McGregor trilogy not on offer

Diaz hasn’t fought since suffering a majority-decision defeat to Conor McGregor in their August 2016 rematch.

From The42 Heather Hardy to face former boxing world champ in both the Bellator cage and the ring Two Legs

Heather Hardy to face former boxing world champ in both the Bellator cage and the ring

Heather Hardy and Ana Julaton will do battle at Bellator 194 before rematching in the boxing ring.

Ferguson vents frustration over McGregor uncertainty: 'I'm the f**king champ!'

Dana White was unable to clarify the situation in the lightweight division at a press conference on Friday.

From The42 Rory MacDonald defies grim leg injury to be crowned Bellator champion The Red King

Rory MacDonald defies grim leg injury to be crowned Bellator champion

The former UFC star took the welterweight title from defending champion Douglas Lima at Bellator 192.

Miocic sets UFC record with dominant victory over hyped heavyweight Ngannou

Daniel Cormier also emerged victorious from his light-heavyweight title defence at UFC 220.

From The42 Four-year ban for UFC fighter who falsified evidence over contaminated meat MMA

Four-year ban for UFC fighter who falsified evidence over contaminated meat

Francisco Rivera has been punished after he tested positive for the banned substance clenbuterol in July 2016.

The fan who became a UFC fighter: 'I literally had dreams about this'

One of the stars of tonight’s UFC 220 card in Boston was an unknown newcomer just 13 months ago.

From The42 Dana White says Ferguson-Khabib winner will become undisputed lightweight champ White Lies

Dana White says Ferguson-Khabib winner will become undisputed lightweight champ

However, the UFC president stopped short of confirming that Conor McGregor has been stripped of the title.

From The42 Ngannou ready to be the UFC's next big star — 'but not the type of a Conor McGregor' African Mission

Ngannou ready to be the UFC's next big star — 'but not the type of a Conor McGregor'

The Cameroon-born fighter challenges heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic this Saturday night in Boston.