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Second-round KO sees Oliveira crowned new UFC lightweight champion
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# Houston Rocket

Second-round KO sees Oliveira crowned new UFC lightweight champion

May 16th 2021, 9:32 AM 6,792 Views 0 Comments

The BJJ master had arrived in Texas boasting more submission wins than anyone else in UFC history.

Welterweight champ Usman knocks out Masvidal as US fans return to UFC events
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# Nigerian Nightmare

Welterweight champ Usman knocks out Masvidal as US fans return to UFC events

Apr 25th 2021, 9:58 AM 6,935 Views 2 Comments

Valentina Shevchenko kept her flyweight belt and Rose Namajunas regained the strawweight strap at UFC 261.

McGregor-Poirier trilogy fight confirmed for Las Vegas with capacity crowd
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# Round Three

McGregor-Poirier trilogy fight confirmed for Las Vegas with capacity crowd

Apr 14th 2021, 3:25 PM 8,719 Views 8 Comments

The fight will take place as part of UFC 264 at the T-Mobile Arena.

Adesanya suffers first loss of his career in bid to become two-weight UFC champion
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# Blach And Gold

Adesanya suffers first loss of his career in bid to become two-weight UFC champion

Mar 7th 2021, 10:04 AM 7,397 Views 1 Comment

Defending champions Jan Blachowicz and Amanda Nunes both retained their titles at UFC 259 in Las Vegas.

Tom Aspinall thinks swift win over Arlovski would prove he is ‘real deal’
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Tom Aspinall thinks swift win over Arlovski would prove he is ‘real deal’

Feb 19th 2021, 10:14 AM 3,366 Views 0 Comments

Aspinall has already made an impression by dispatching Jake Collier and Alan Baudot in a combined 140 seconds.

Kamaru Usman keeps roll going against Gilbert Burns at UFC 258
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# Vegas

Kamaru Usman keeps roll going against Gilbert Burns at UFC 258

Feb 14th 2021, 9:27 AM 5,284 Views 6 Comments

The 33-year-old has now won 13 fights in succession.

McGregor vows to bounce back but admits Poirier loss is 'hard to take'
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# Reaction

McGregor vows to bounce back but admits Poirier loss is 'hard to take'

Jan 24th 2021, 12:07 PM 12,205 Views 16 Comments

The 32-year-old Dubliner suffered the first knockout defeat of his career in the Abu Dhabi rematch.

Revenge for Poirier as McGregor is stopped in second round of UFC rematch
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# Running It Back

Revenge for Poirier as McGregor is stopped in second round of UFC rematch

Jan 24th 2021, 6:35 AM 155,368 Views 210 Comments

Dustin Poirier got the better of Conor McGregor in the UFC 257 main event in Abu Dhabi.

Jose Aldo defeats Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night
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# Winning

Jose Aldo defeats Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night

Dec 20th 2020, 9:56 AM 5,381 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old was deemed the victor by all three judges by a score of 29-28.

UFC confirm the signing of Irish fighter Dean Barry
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# The Sniper

UFC confirm the signing of Irish fighter Dean Barry

Nov 24th 2020, 5:29 PM 11,028 Views 2 Comments

The 28-year-old Dubliner is preparing to make his debut on the biggest stage in MMA in 2021.

Conor McGregor signs deal for UFC rematch with Dustin Poirier
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# Run It Back

Conor McGregor signs deal for UFC rematch with Dustin Poirier

Nov 19th 2020, 9:51 PM 14,230 Views 10 Comments

The Irish mixed martial arts fighter defeated Poirier when the pair met in a featherweight bout in 2014.

Ballymena's Rhys McKee left frustrated after UFC Vegas 14 defeat
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# More To Come

Ballymena's Rhys McKee left frustrated after UFC Vegas 14 defeat

Nov 15th 2020, 9:19 AM 10,172 Views 0 Comments

Alex Morono came out on top in McKee’s second UFC appearance.

Khabib Nurmagomedov retires from octagon with perfect record after UFC 254 win
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# Time To Go

Khabib Nurmagomedov retires from octagon with perfect record after UFC 254 win

Oct 24th 2020, 10:55 PM 21,297 Views 36 Comments

The Russian has retired unbeaten with an unbeaten professional record of 29-0.

'If Khabib beats Justin on Saturday, he’s the number one pound-for-pound fighter in the world'
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# UFC 254

'If Khabib beats Justin on Saturday, he’s the number one pound-for-pound fighter in the world'

Oct 23rd 2020, 12:36 PM 10,587 Views 1 Comment

Nurmagomedov defends his UFC lightweight title tomorrow night.

Adesanya retains UFC middleweight title as a new champion is crowned at light-heavyweight
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# MMA

Adesanya retains UFC middleweight title as a new champion is crowned at light-heavyweight

Sep 27th 2020, 10:34 AM 7,972 Views 3 Comments

Abu Dhabi played host to UFC 253 overnight.

Covington dominant en route to victory over former UFC champion Woodley
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# Fight Night

Covington dominant en route to victory over former UFC champion Woodley

Sep 20th 2020, 10:29 AM 6,443 Views 13 Comments

Tyron Woodley later revealed he suffered a rib injury during his Las Vegas defeat to Colby Covington.

Former champion Anderson Silva booked for potential UFC swansong at 45
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# Fright Night

Former champion Anderson Silva booked for potential UFC swansong at 45

Aug 19th 2020, 9:57 AM 4,380 Views 2 Comments

According to UFC president Dana White, it could be the Brazilian veteran’s final professional bout.

Cormier retires after defeat ends UFC heavyweight trilogy with champion Miocic
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# UFC 252

Cormier retires after defeat ends UFC heavyweight trilogy with champion Miocic

Aug 16th 2020, 9:19 AM 11,070 Views 7 Comments

The 41-year-old complained that he was blinded by an eye poke before losing out by unanimous decision.

UFC confirm Khabib Nurmagomedov's lightweight unification bout for October
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# Undisputed

UFC confirm Khabib Nurmagomedov's lightweight unification bout for October

Jul 29th 2020, 10:18 AM 7,339 Views 4 Comments

In his first fight for over a year, the undefeated Dagestani will take on interim champion Justin Gaethje.

Till loses bloody five-round battle while Ballymena's McKee suffers in short-notice UFC debut
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# Hard Lines

Till loses bloody five-round battle while Ballymena's McKee suffers in short-notice UFC debut

Jul 26th 2020, 9:17 AM 10,808 Views 3 Comments

The Antrim man made the step-up to fight Khamzat Chimaev at short notice.

Ballymena's Rhys McKee out to cause an upset in tonight's short-notice UFC debut
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# Rhys Lightning

Ballymena's Rhys McKee out to cause an upset in tonight's short-notice UFC debut

Jul 25th 2020, 8:30 AM 7,690 Views 5 Comments

‘I’m really not here to get a nice new tracksuit,’ the 24-year-old says. ‘I’m here to take the win.’

Irish MMA star Rhys McKee set for UFC debut on one week's notice
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# Abu Dhabi Do

Irish MMA star Rhys McKee set for UFC debut on one week's notice

Jul 19th 2020, 11:22 AM 11,123 Views 3 Comments

He’ll take on Khamzat Chimaev on Fight Island next weekend.

Duffy announces retirement after UFC loss: 'I haven’t got what it takes anymore'
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# End Of The Road

Duffy announces retirement after UFC loss: 'I haven’t got what it takes anymore'

Jul 19th 2020, 8:16 AM 15,189 Views 6 Comments

The 32-year-old Donegal man was beaten by Joel Alvarez via submission at UFC Fight Night 172.

Rejuvenated Duffy determined to consign 'embarrassing' performances to the past
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# Talk To Joe

Rejuvenated Duffy determined to consign 'embarrassing' performances to the past

Jul 18th 2020, 8:00 AM 29,210 Views 21 Comments

The UFC lightweight from Donegal will compete for the first time in 16 months tonight in Abu Dhabi.

Masvidal takes aim at 'mentally weak' Usman ahead of UFC welterweight title showdown
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# UFC 251

Masvidal takes aim at 'mentally weak' Usman ahead of UFC welterweight title showdown

Jul 10th 2020, 7:21 PM 4,419 Views 1 Comment

The belt will be on the line in Abu Dhabi tomorrow night.

Jorge Masvidal steps in to take UFC title shot on six days' notice
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# Gamebred

Jorge Masvidal steps in to take UFC title shot on six days' notice

Jul 6th 2020, 6:59 AM 9,624 Views 4 Comments

He’ll aim to dethrone welterweight champion Kamaru Usman in Abu Dhabi on Saturday night.

UFC welterweight title bout falls through after challenger tests positive for Covid-19
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# Ruled Out

UFC welterweight title bout falls through after challenger tests positive for Covid-19

Jul 4th 2020, 7:55 PM 6,044 Views 3 Comments

Gilbert Burns was due to take on Kamaru Usman on next weekend’s UFC 251 card in Abu Dhabi.

Khabib Nurmagomedov's father has died from Covid-19 complications
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# RIP

Khabib Nurmagomedov's father has died from Covid-19 complications

Jul 3rd 2020, 3:12 PM 9,921 Views 1 Comment

The 57-year-old father of legendary UFC champ, Khabib, passed away earlier today.

Dustin Poirier edges out Dan Hooker in bloody clash at UFC Fight Night
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# Diamond

Dustin Poirier edges out Dan Hooker in bloody clash at UFC Fight Night

Jun 28th 2020, 10:07 AM 7,234 Views 5 Comments

It was a contender for fight of the year.

UFC cancels Dublin fight card
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UFC cancels Dublin fight card

Jun 24th 2020, 11:50 AM 4,311 Views 0 Comments

The mixed martial arts organisation was due to return to the Irish capital for an event on 15 August.

'If you're looking for a fight I'm the guy': Rafael dos Anjos taunts McGregor
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# Conor McGregor

'If you're looking for a fight I'm the guy': Rafael dos Anjos taunts McGregor

Jun 13th 2020, 12:05 PM 9,857 Views 12 Comments

Brazilian Dos Anjos wants to fight McGregor even though the Irishman called time on his career last weekend.

Three title fights to kick off UFC's series of 'Fight Island' events in Abu Dhabi
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# Adu Dhabi Do

Three title fights to kick off UFC's series of 'Fight Island' events in Abu Dhabi

Jun 10th 2020, 9:18 AM 5,419 Views 2 Comments

The MMA organisation has confirmed it will stage events in the UAE on 11, 15, 18 and 25 July.

The key questions as Conor McGregor announces yet another retirement
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# The End

The key questions as Conor McGregor announces yet another retirement

Jun 7th 2020, 3:30 PM 11,612 Views 21 Comments

We explore the issues surrounding McGregor’s latest decision to quit.

UFC returns to Las Vegas as Burns dominates former welterweight champion Woodley
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# Behind Closed Doors

UFC returns to Las Vegas as Burns dominates former welterweight champion Woodley

May 31st 2020, 9:15 AM 8,164 Views 4 Comments

The Brazilian announced himself as a contender with the biggest win of his career in the main event.

Teixeira scores upset victory as UFC presses ahead with another US event
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# Results

Teixeira scores upset victory as UFC presses ahead with another US event

May 14th 2020, 11:41 AM 5,186 Views 0 Comments

The 40-year-old continued his resurgence by stopping Anthony Smith in the headline bout in Florida.

Justin Gaethje looking to put on a show for the fans at UFC 249 despite criticism of event
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# UFC

Justin Gaethje looking to put on a show for the fans at UFC 249 despite criticism of event

May 8th 2020, 8:36 AM 5,586 Views 5 Comments

Gaethje faces Tony Ferguson on Saturday night.

Dana White insists UFC’s return this weekend is ‘as safe as it can possibly be’
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# Back In Action

Dana White insists UFC’s return this weekend is ‘as safe as it can possibly be’

May 7th 2020, 7:47 PM 6,248 Views 3 Comments

UFC 249 takes place in Florida on Saturday night.

UFC 249 to take place behind closed doors in Florida on 9 May
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# Rescheduled

UFC 249 to take place behind closed doors in Florida on 9 May

Apr 24th 2020, 9:28 PM 7,478 Views 13 Comments

Justin Gaethje has replaced Khabib Nurmagomedov as the headline opponent to Tony Ferguson.

Dana White belatedly postpones UFC 249
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# DISNEY PUSH

Dana White belatedly postpones UFC 249

Apr 10th 2020, 9:55 AM 10,213 Views 19 Comments

Originally slated for New York, white was pushing for the18 April event to go ahead in California.

Dana White close to securing private island to host UFC fights
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# UFC

Dana White close to securing private island to host UFC fights

Apr 7th 2020, 8:21 AM 12,303 Views 11 Comments

Meanwhile, Justin Gaethje has replaced Khabib Nurmagomedov as Tony Ferguson’s opponent in the interim lightweight championship bout at UFC 249.

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