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Dana White close to securing private island to host UFC fights
Meanwhile, Justin Gaethje has replaced Khabib Nurmagomedov as Tony Ferguson’s opponent in the interim lightweight championship bout at UFC 249.
UFC champion Jones avoids jail time but vows to address 'unhealthy relationship with alcohol'
He reached a plea deal in his case for driving while intoxicated.
UFC boss aiming to stage the 'baddest card' in MMA history during global pandemic
UFC 249 had originally been set for 18 April in Brooklyn.
Khabib-Ferguson venue 99.9% set, no fans to attend - Dana White
‘We are having this fight,’ the UFC boss says.
UFC boss Dana White: 'The fights will go on, we're not stopping'
The UFC are attempting to move next weekend’s London event to a new venue elsewhere.
Jones makes UFC history despite question marks over contentious decision
Dominick Reyes was adamant that he did enough to dethrone Jon Jones last night in Houston.
McGregor and Cerrone make weight ahead of UFC 246
Both men tipped the scales bang on the 170-pound limit.
McGregor predicts KO of Cerrone, insists no bad blood between pair
They face off at UFC 246 on Saturday.
'His head seems to be right' - White happy with McGregor's form ahead of UFC return
The Dubliner will take on Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone on Saturday.
UFC boss tells McGregor it's 'a bad idea' to pursue a fight with Masvidal
The Dubliner is due to make his UFC comeback against Donald Cerrone later this month.
'I'd smash him for free' - Tyson Fury hits back at UFC boss Dana White
Fury has dismissed comments made by White over his suitability to compete in mixed martial arts.
Masvidal wins BMF belt with controversial victory over Diaz at UFC 244
Jorge Masvidal benefited from a third-round TKO after Nate Diaz had a big cut over his right eye in the non-title clash.
Boos and cheers: Mixed reception for Trump as he attends MMA fight in New York
Dozens of protesters had placards with slogans such as “Trump/Pence Out Now!” and “Headlock Him Up”.
Cerrone urges McGregor to 'sign the damn deal' for Las Vegas showdown
Talks have taken place between Conor McGregor’s team and Donald Cerrone over a UFC bout in January.
Covington set for UFC return against former welterweight champion Lawler
The pair are being targeted to headline the UFC on ESPN 5 card on 3 August.
'He begged me, 'Please don't kill me', and he talks about a rematch?' - No McGregor sequel, says Khabib
The UFC lightweight champion said that in the last three years, McGregor has won only once – in an amateur boxing match.
Ross welcomes cancellation of MMA event planned for weekend
Safety concerns surrounding the event had been raised.
'In the UFC, there was a lot of pressure. If you lost, you were only getting half your money'
Norman Parke chats to The42 about bare-knuckle boxing, life after the UFC and closing in on title glory ahead of his KSW bout this weekend.
Anderson Silva, Rose Namajunas facing six-month medical suspensions
The pair are facing lengthy lay-offs after they were knocked out at UFC 237 in Rio.
Andrade lifts UFC gold after controversial slam finish against 'Thug Rose'
The Brazilian celebrated her win in front of a home crowd at UFC 237.
'I couldn’t even hold my kids. But if I've to break both hands again to get the win, I will'
With one fight left on his current contract, Wexford’s Brian Moore is fighting to secure his future with MMA promotion, Bellator.
Poirier outlasts Holloway in UFC classic and immediately calls out Khabib
Elsewhere on the card, Israel Adesanya proved himself on the biggest level by defeating Kelvin Gastelum.
UFC boss warns Khabib and McGregor over 'unacceptable' social media spat
The pair have traded insults during an online feud that Dana White has said will not be tolerated.
'He's been so fun to watch' - Dana White pays tribute to 'retiring' McGregor
Who’s buying this?
'I didn't give Khabib his respect, I marched forward and got caught,' says McGregor
The Dubliner said because he had reached such an elite level of fighting, he was lacking motivation at UFC 229.
Dana White promises 'incredible things' after signing seven-year UFC contract extension
The organisation’s president is going nowhere for now.
'I worked my entire life for this sport': Anderson Silva brought to tears ahead of UFC comeback
Having not stepped foot in the octagon since 2017, the Brazilian was overcome with emotion in Melbourne on Saturday.
Stunning first-round knockout win for Cejudo against Dillashaw to retain flyweight title
Meanwhile former NFL defensive linesman Greg Hardy was disqualified in UFC main card debut.
Nasukawa vows to 'take down' relaxed Mayweather on New Year's Eve
Floyd Mayweather Jr says he can do three rounds in his sleep, but Tenshin Nasukawa plans to give him a wake-up call.
Nunes hailed as the best female fighter ever following historic UFC victory
Amanda Nunes emulated Conor McGregor and Daniel Cormier with last night’s knockout of Cris Cyborg.
'Daddy's home, DC' - Jones taunts Cormier but rules out heavyweight title bid
Light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones is eyeing a third clash with Daniel Cormier after regaining the belt.
Holloway dominates Ortega to retain UFC featherweight title while Shevchenko claims vacant flyweight belt
Brian Ortega showed plenty of heart, but it seemed only a matter of time before Holloway would secure his victory.
Nurmagomedov holds talks over Moscow Mayweather fight in front of '100,000 fans'
The UFC lightweight champion says he met with a Russian boxing chief today.
Mayweather accepts Khabib's challenge: 'We're fighting'
Khabib Nurmagomedov has challenged Floyd Mayweather Jr. to a fight and the retired boxing star says he wants the bout.
Get the chequebook out! Floyd Mayweather talks up potential Khabib clash
Khabib Nurmagomedov called out Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday night and it did not take the American long to respond.
Conor McGregor throws pass for Cowboys before big Dallas win
The UFC star was a guest of the NFL side as they defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday.
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.
Mayweather, no stranger to brawls in Nevada, expects huge fine for 'unprofessional' Khabib
After the scenes that marred UFC 229, Floyd Mayweather Jr believes Khabib Nurmagomedov can expect a hefty fine for his antics.
Dana White dismisses claim UFC should shoulder blame for Khabib's actions
UFC’s promotional videos should not have influenced Khabib Nurmagomedov’s actions after beating Conor McGregor, says president Dana White.
White will not rule out Khabib-McGregor rematch despite UFC 229 chaos
The two fighters could renew their rivalry, according to the UFC chief.