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# las-vegas - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Cerrone: I'll slap McGregor's ass and call him a little schoolgirl at Croke Park
# Yeehaaaaw!
From The42
# Yeehaaaaw!

Cerrone: I'll slap McGregor's ass and call him a little schoolgirl at Croke Park

Dec 12th 2015, 9:57 PM 17,161 Views 16 Comments

‘Cowboy’ wants a big payday when McGregor makes his imminent move to the lightweight division.

Gunnar Nelson: Ireland feels like home and the people are my countrymen
# One Of Our Own
From The42
# One Of Our Own

Gunnar Nelson: Ireland feels like home and the people are my countrymen

Dec 12th 2015, 7:25 PM 10,042 Views 4 Comments

Only Conor McGregor will receive a louder reception than Ireland’s favourite Icelander tonight in Vegas.

More analysis of this match-up creates further uncertainty about the outcome
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

More analysis of this match-up creates further uncertainty about the outcome

Dec 12th 2015, 11:59 AM 12,538 Views 12 Comments

Jose Aldo faces Conor McGregor tonight in a featherweight title unification bout at UFC 194.

Explainer: Never watched an MMA fight before? Here’s what you should know
# Crash Course
From The42
# Crash Course

Explainer: Never watched an MMA fight before? Here’s what you should know

Dec 12th 2015, 10:00 AM 17,965 Views 17 Comments

Conor McGregor takes on Jose Aldo tonight in Las Vegas.

The final UFC Embedded episodes have landed ahead of tonight's big fight
# It's Time
From The42
# It's Time

The final UFC Embedded episodes have landed ahead of tonight's big fight

Dec 12th 2015, 9:32 AM 7,721 Views 5 Comments

The year-long build-up is finally over.

Open thread and poll: Will it be Aldo or McGregor in tonight’s UFC 194 main event?
# Your Call
From The42
# Your Call

Open thread and poll: Will it be Aldo or McGregor in tonight’s UFC 194 main event?

Dec 12th 2015, 7:00 AM 22,449 Views 14 Comments

An undisputed UFC featherweight champion will be crowned.

Did Aldo get under McGregor's skin at the UFC 194 weigh-ins?
# Mind Games
From The42
# Mind Games

Did Aldo get under McGregor's skin at the UFC 194 weigh-ins?

Dec 12th 2015, 12:01 AM 38,205 Views 65 Comments

The Brazilian mimicked his opponent and McGregor didn’t like it.

# las-vegas - Friday 11 December, 2015

'Conor is doing a great job of promoting fights and we're all benefitting'
# J-Lau
From The42
# J-Lau

'Conor is doing a great job of promoting fights and we're all benefitting'

Dec 11th 2015, 7:42 PM 6,306 Views 0 Comments

Joe Lauzon looks ahead to Aldo versus McGregor, as well as his own fight tonight against Evan Dunham.

Our journey to the biggest fight in UFC history started in a video shop on George's Street in 1996
# The Inside Track
From The42
# The Inside Track

Our journey to the biggest fight in UFC history started in a video shop on George's Street in 1996

Dec 11th 2015, 5:05 PM 28,460 Views 34 Comments

John Kavanagh brings us his latest exclusive column ahead of tomorrow night’s fight at UFC 194.

How to live your life like Conor McGregor: a guide
# UFC 194
From The42
# UFC 194

How to live your life like Conor McGregor: a guide

Dec 11th 2015, 4:20 PM 40,021 Views 35 Comments

Who doesn’t want to be like Mac?

Vegas-bound plane forced to turn around mid-flight amid reports of rowdy Irish passengers
# Scuffle
# Scuffle

Vegas-bound plane forced to turn around mid-flight amid reports of rowdy Irish passengers

Dec 11th 2015, 3:33 PM 79,798 Views 130 Comments

The flight from New York to Las Vegas turned back after about 30 minutes.

Urijah Faber explains why he's favouring Aldo over McGregor at UFC 194
# PREDICTION
From The42
# PREDICTION

Urijah Faber explains why he's favouring Aldo over McGregor at UFC 194

Dec 11th 2015, 2:10 PM 11,625 Views 11 Comments

The veteran contender is backing the Brazilian to edge it this weekend in Las Vegas.

Conor McGregor: The UFC aren't letting me fight often enough
# Shackled
From The42
# Shackled

Conor McGregor: The UFC aren't letting me fight often enough

Dec 11th 2015, 9:05 AM 16,314 Views 8 Comments

The Irish star also says he “will reap the rewards” of his hard work tomorrow night in Las Vegas.

# las-vegas - Thursday 10 December, 2015

A Letter from Las Vegas: Introducing a Conor McGregor we haven't seen before
# UFC 194
From The42
# UFC 194

A Letter from Las Vegas: Introducing a Conor McGregor we haven't seen before

Dec 10th 2015, 12:00 PM 39,162 Views 31 Comments

“I am in a state of zen right now. My mind is calm.”

'I've been compared to Muhammad Ali... now you're trying to compare me to Tyson Fury'
# Replica
From The42
# Replica

'I've been compared to Muhammad Ali... now you're trying to compare me to Tyson Fury'

Dec 10th 2015, 10:00 AM 8,068 Views 9 Comments

McGregor responds to Fury’s copycat claims.

McGregor promises 'a spectacle, a masterclass, a changing of the guard'
# Ghost
From The42
# Ghost

McGregor promises 'a spectacle, a masterclass, a changing of the guard'

Dec 10th 2015, 8:17 AM 21,855 Views 47 Comments

He was calm but confident at the UFC 194 press conference.

'If you want to win some easy money you'll bet on Jose Aldo'
# Underdog
From The42
# Underdog

'If you want to win some easy money you'll bet on Jose Aldo'

Dec 10th 2015, 12:55 AM 12,029 Views 10 Comments

The champ isn’t paying too much attention to the odds ahead of his clash with Conor McGregor.

# las-vegas - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

From famine to feast: Conor McGregor’s relationship with the media
# The McGregor Era
From The42
# The McGregor Era

From famine to feast: Conor McGregor’s relationship with the media

Dec 9th 2015, 11:15 PM 33,595 Views 10 Comments

“Everyone, from the promoters, to the media, to the fans, to his opponents, should be happy he came along.”

Watch: UFC 194 press conference with Aldo, McGregor, Weidman, Rockhold
# MGM Grand
From The42
# MGM Grand

Watch: UFC 194 press conference with Aldo, McGregor, Weidman, Rockhold

Dec 9th 2015, 8:30 PM 14,423 Views 24 Comments

The fighters spoke to the media in Las Vegas this evening.

10 reasons why there's more than just McGregor for UFC fans to savour this week
# Fight Feast
From The42
# Fight Feast

10 reasons why there's more than just McGregor for UFC fans to savour this week

Dec 9th 2015, 5:00 PM 8,702 Views 10 Comments

It’s not all about ‘The Notorious’ over the next few days in Vegas.

A Letter from Las Vegas: The UFC's promotional propaganda may finally be accurate
# UFC 194
From The42
# UFC 194

A Letter from Las Vegas: The UFC's promotional propaganda may finally be accurate

Dec 9th 2015, 8:00 AM 32,266 Views 41 Comments

For the first time, Jose Aldo is an extra in someone else’s show.

Conor McGregor claims he has spies in Jose Aldo's camp
# Embedded
From The42
# Embedded

Conor McGregor claims he has spies in Jose Aldo's camp

Dec 9th 2015, 6:39 AM 14,586 Views 13 Comments

“I see everything that goes on in that camp.”

# las-vegas - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

McGregor is aiming to achieve something only three UFC fighters have done before
# Champions Club
From The42
# Champions Club

McGregor is aiming to achieve something only three UFC fighters have done before

Dec 8th 2015, 5:00 PM 12,730 Views 4 Comments

He could be in illustrious company this weekend.

'Conor has been impressive but Jose is a different animal entirely'
# Top Dog
From The42
# Top Dog

'Conor has been impressive but Jose is a different animal entirely'

Dec 8th 2015, 7:00 AM 10,564 Views 10 Comments

UFC lightweight Ross Pearson explains that Conor McGregor has never experienced anything like what he’ll face on Saturday.

# las-vegas - Monday 7 December, 2015

McGregor's wide stance a tempting target for Aldo's primary weapon
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

McGregor's wide stance a tempting target for Aldo's primary weapon

Dec 7th 2015, 9:47 PM 41,300 Views 44 Comments

The Brazilian’s feared leg-kicks could be a cause for concern for ‘The Notorious’ at UFC 194 on Saturday.

Here's everything that's happening throughout this jam-packed week for UFC fans
# Schedule
From The42
# Schedule

Here's everything that's happening throughout this jam-packed week for UFC fans

Dec 7th 2015, 2:30 PM 5,547 Views 7 Comments

Las Vegas plays host to three UFC shows over the coming days.

The unique new addition to Conor McGregor's training regime
# Movement
From The42
# Movement

The unique new addition to Conor McGregor's training regime

Dec 7th 2015, 1:59 PM 9,493 Views 5 Comments

‘Master of movement’ Ido Portal has been helping the Irish UFC star to prepare for Jose Aldo.

Setanta Sports will air an hour-long UFC 194 preview show tonight
# Countdown
From The42
# Countdown

Setanta Sports will air an hour-long UFC 194 preview show tonight

Dec 7th 2015, 12:00 PM 4,460 Views 1 Comment

The build-up to Saturday night has well and truly kicked off.

McGregor's size advantage will be the difference, says UFC heavyweight star
# Weight Gains
From The42
# Weight Gains

McGregor's size advantage will be the difference, says UFC heavyweight star

Dec 7th 2015, 10:00 AM 8,600 Views 1 Comment

Ben Rothwell: “When he starts putting his hands on these smaller guys they go down.”

# las-vegas - Saturday 5 December, 2015

'He still lives a normal life, takes the subway, sits in the cheap seats at Maracana'
# The View From Brazil
From The42
# The View From Brazil

'He still lives a normal life, takes the subway, sits in the cheap seats at Maracana'

Dec 5th 2015, 12:00 PM 50,613 Views 31 Comments

Brazilian journalist Guilherme Cruz gives us his take ahead of Aldo versus McGregor at UFC 194.

This video sums up the size of the task facing McGregor against Jose Aldo
# Total Domination
From The42
# Total Domination

This video sums up the size of the task facing McGregor against Jose Aldo

Dec 5th 2015, 9:08 AM 11,572 Views 8 Comments

If you think it’ll be easy for McGregor, think again.

# las-vegas - Friday 4 December, 2015

UFC boss claims only Muhammad Ali can match McGregor for 'mental warfare'
# The Greatest
From The42
# The Greatest

UFC boss claims only Muhammad Ali can match McGregor for 'mental warfare'

Dec 4th 2015, 2:15 PM 10,647 Views 29 Comments

Dana White in hyperbole shocker.

The UFC's hour-long Aldo-McGregor special looks absolutely unmissable
# Embedded
From The42
# Embedded

The UFC's hour-long Aldo-McGregor special looks absolutely unmissable

Dec 4th 2015, 11:13 AM 10,623 Views 13 Comments

The show will be broadcast this weekend.

Norman Parke believes McGregor is 'a really bad match-up for Aldo'
# Changing Of The Guard
From The42
# Changing Of The Guard

Norman Parke believes McGregor is 'a really bad match-up for Aldo'

Dec 4th 2015, 12:05 AM 614 Views 14 Comments

The Antrim lightweight expects Aldo to be finished inside the distance next weekend at UFC 194.

# las-vegas - Thursday 3 December, 2015

'I have the big houses, cars, robots bringing me coffee every morning'
# Bionic Barista
From The42
# Bionic Barista

'I have the big houses, cars, robots bringing me coffee every morning'

Dec 3rd 2015, 7:15 AM 10,344 Views 5 Comments

McGregor pulled out the Rocky comparisons ahead of UFC 194.

# las-vegas - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

McGregor: My next fight after I beat Jose Aldo will be a lightweight title shot
# UFC 194
From The42
# UFC 194

McGregor: My next fight after I beat Jose Aldo will be a lightweight title shot

Dec 2nd 2015, 10:48 PM 11,365 Views 5 Comments

‘The Notorious’ wants the winner of Dos Anjos versus Cerrone.

Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo on the UFC 194 media conference call
# Verbal Volleys
From The42
# Verbal Volleys

Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo on the UFC 194 media conference call

Dec 2nd 2015, 9:30 PM 13,088 Views 5 Comments

The UFC 194 rivals took questions from the media ahead of next week’s fight.

Aldo: Seeing McGregor win a UFC belt was a very difficult moment for me
# Interim
From The42
# Interim

Aldo: Seeing McGregor win a UFC belt was a very difficult moment for me

Dec 2nd 2015, 12:50 PM 14,038 Views 13 Comments

“It was a really tough thing. It was really bad for a while. I couldn’t train, I couldn’t do anything.”

# las-vegas - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

7 clips that explain why Jose Aldo is ranked as the best fighter in the UFC
# UFC 194
From The42
# UFC 194

7 clips that explain why Jose Aldo is ranked as the best fighter in the UFC

Dec 1st 2015, 10:30 AM 545 Views 18 Comments

Here’s what awaits Conor McGregor in 11 days’ time.

Lamas believes McGregor's mind games could tip the balance in his favour
# Headstrong
From The42
# Headstrong

Lamas believes McGregor's mind games could tip the balance in his favour

Dec 1st 2015, 12:05 AM 9,853 Views 30 Comments

“It depends on if McGregor has gotten inside his head and if Aldo fights with emotion or not.”