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# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

From The42 Dana White close to securing private island to host UFC fights UFC

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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 26 March, 2020

From The42 UFC boss aiming to stage the 'baddest card' in MMA history during global pandemic Best Laid Plans

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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

From The42 Khabib-Ferguson venue 99.9% set, no fans to attend - Dana White Ufc 249

Khabib-Ferguson venue 99.9% set, no fans to attend - Dana White

‘We are having this fight,’ the UFC boss says.

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 15 March, 2020

From The42 UFC boss Dana White: 'The fights will go on, we're not stopping' Latest

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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 9 February, 2020

From The42 Jones makes UFC history despite question marks over contentious decision Controversy

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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Friday 17 January, 2020

From The42 McGregor and Cerrone make weight ahead of UFC 246 Fight On This post contains videos

McGregor and Cerrone make weight ahead of UFC 246

Both men tipped the scales bang on the 170-pound limit.

# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 16 January, 2020

From The42 McGregor predicts KO of Cerrone, insists no bad blood between pair UFC 246

McGregor predicts KO of Cerrone, insists no bad blood between pair

They face off at UFC 246 on Saturday.

# mixed-martial-arts - Monday 13 January, 2020

From The42 'His head seems to be right' - White happy with McGregor's form ahead of UFC return Comeback Trail

'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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

From The42 UFC boss tells McGregor it's 'a bad idea' to pursue a fight with Masvidal Bmf

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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

From The42 'I'd smash him for free' - Tyson Fury hits back at UFC boss Dana White Combat

'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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 3 November, 2019

From The42 Masvidal wins BMF belt with controversial victory over Diaz at UFC 244 MMA

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 UFC

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”.

# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

From The42 Cerrone urges McGregor to 'sign the damn deal' for Las Vegas showdown Cowboys Ted!

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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

From The42 Covington set for UFC return against former welterweight champion Lawler Fireworks

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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

From The42 'He begged me, 'Please don't kill me', and he talks about a rematch?' - No McGregor sequel, says Khabib Cold Water

'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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Ross welcomes cancellation of MMA event planned for weekend

Safety concerns surrounding the event had been raised.

# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 16 May, 2019

From The42 'In the UFC, there was a lot of pressure. If you lost, you were only getting half your money' Interview

'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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Monday 13 May, 2019

From The42 Anderson Silva, Rose Namajunas facing six-month medical suspensions UFC

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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 12 May, 2019

From The42 Andrade lifts UFC gold after controversial slam finish against 'Thug Rose' Champ

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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Saturday 20 April, 2019

From The42 'I couldn’t even hold my kids. But if I've to break both hands again to get the win, I will' Interview

'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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 14 April, 2019

From The42 Poirier outlasts Holloway in UFC classic and immediately calls out Khabib Success

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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 4 April, 2019

From The42 UFC boss warns Khabib and McGregor over 'unacceptable' social media spat Reprimand

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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

From The42 'He's been so fun to watch' - Dana White pays tribute to 'retiring' McGregor Second Going

# mixed-martial-arts - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

From The42 'I didn't give Khabib his respect, I marched forward and got caught,' says McGregor UFC

'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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Dana White promises 'incredible things' after signing seven-year UFC contract extension

The organisation’s president is going nowhere for now.

# mixed-martial-arts - Saturday 9 February, 2019

From The42 'I worked my entire life for this sport': Anderson Silva brought to tears ahead of UFC comeback Comeback This post contains videos

'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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 20 January, 2019

From The42 Stunning first-round knockout win for Cejudo against Dillashaw to retain flyweight title Fight Night 143

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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 30 December, 2018

From The42 Nasukawa vows to 'take down' relaxed Mayweather on New Year's Eve No Tenshin

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.

From The42 Nunes hailed as the best female fighter ever following historic UFC victory Goat

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.

From The42 'Daddy's home, DC' - Jones taunts Cormier but rules out heavyweight title bid Bare Bones This post contains videos

'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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 9 December, 2018

From The42 Holloway dominates Ortega to retain UFC featherweight title while Shevchenko claims vacant flyweight belt UFC WRAP

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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

From The42 Nurmagomedov holds talks over Moscow Mayweather fight in front of '100,000 fans' Money Spinner

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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 18 October, 2018

From The42 Mayweather accepts Khabib's challenge: 'We're fighting' Boxing

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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Monday 15 October, 2018

From The42 Get the chequebook out! Floyd Mayweather talks up potential Khabib clash Boxing

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.

From The42 Conor McGregor throws pass for Cowboys before big Dallas win America's Team

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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Thursday 11 October, 2018

From The42 Putin sympathises with UFC champion Nurmagomedov over brawl after McGregor fight The Spy Who Loved Me This post contains videos

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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

From The42 Mayweather, no stranger to brawls in Nevada, expects huge fine for 'unprofessional' Khabib Been There

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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

From The42 Dana White dismisses claim UFC should shoulder blame for Khabib's actions Bad Blood

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.

# mixed-martial-arts - Sunday 7 October, 2018

White will not rule out Khabib-McGregor rematch despite UFC 229 chaos

The two fighters could renew their rivalry, according to the UFC chief.

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