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UFC boss hints at Poirier rematch for McGregor's next bout
The pair met in a featherweight bout in September 2014, with McGregor winning via first-round stoppage.
'I can knock anyone out': Dos Santos hands Tuivasa the first defeat of his pro career
UFC Adelaide’s heavyweight main event stopped in the second round.
'I'm a man on a mission': Usman eyes up UFC welterweight title after ninth win in a row
Kamaru Usman saw off the challenge of Rafael dos Anjos in Nevada on Friday night.
UFC confirm clash of two champions for first pay-per-view card of 2019
Flyweight champ Henry Cejudo will face bantamweight title-holder TJ Dillashaw in Anaheim, California.
The man with the most wins in UFC history says he's 'waiting' on McGregor
Donald Cerrone has seemingly got his sights set on Conor McGregor after his record-setting win on Saturday.
Middleweight title bout confirmed as main event for UFC 234
Robert Whittaker will put his belt on the line at the home of the Australian Open next February.
Mayweather seemingly pulls out of fight with kickboxer after being 'blindsided' by organisers
Floyd Mayweather and Tenshin Nasukawa may not need a rule set for their ‘fight’ after all.
Undefeated newcomer Askren to face former welterweight champ in UFC debut
Robbie Lawler looks set to welcome Ben Askren to the octagon.
Floyd Mayweather to fight 20-year-old Japanese kickboxer on New Year's Eve
The format or rules for his meeting with Tenshin Nasukawa have not yet been specified.
Gunnar Nelson set for UFC 231 bout - his first fight in 17 months
SBG’s Nelson is in line to face Alex “Cowboy” Oliviera on 8 December.
Lobov determined to exact revenge on Tukhugov over cheap shot on McGregor
Artem Lobov faces Michael Johnson this weekend but he hasn’t forgotten about Zubaira Tukhugov.
McGregor releases statement on 'fair and square' defeat to Nurmagomedov
The 30-year-old Dubliner was comprehensively beaten by the UFC lightweight champion on 6 October.
Lobov to face Michael Johnson after Khabib's team-mate is pulled over Nevada investigation
The Dubliner has a new opponent for UFC Moncton.
SBG's Mulpeter gets huge opportunity against former UFC welterweight
Philip Mulpeter is set to clash with ex-champion Nicolas Dalby on the Cage Warriors 100 card.
'We worked it out' - UFC chief plays down Khabib's quit threat
The champion vowed to leave the UFC if the Las Vegas brawl had consequences for his team-mates.
Former McGregor title rival Eddie Alvarez leaves UFC for Asian MMA promotion
Alvarez becomes “one of the biggest athlete signings in the history of ONE Championship”.
Mike 'The Savage' Kimbel equals Bellator record with lightning six-second KO
Elsewhere on the card, Dublin’s Sinead Kavanagh was stopped after one round due to a cut.
McGregor and Khabib handed initial suspensions ahead of UFC brawl investigation
The pair will appear before the Nevada State Athletic Commission on 24 October.
Khabib Nurmagomedov tells UFC he'll quit if team-mate is axed
Zubaira Tukhugov was scheduled to fight Artem Lobov, Conor McGregor’s training partner, later this month.
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.
McGregor's team-mate denies sparking UFC 229 brawl with religious slur
Dillon Danis was Khabib Nurmagomedov’s target when he leapt from the cage after defeating Conor McGregor.
Jones to return in December as Cormier set to be stripped of light-heavyweight belt
Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson will meet again at UFC 232.
McGregor takes a tumble in UFC rankings as Khabib climbs to second place
The lightweight champion has taken a big leap forward following his win in Las Vegas last weekend.
UFC 230 loses Diaz-Poirier but gains heavyweight title bout
Injury has ruled Dustin Poirier out of his lightweight clash with Nate Diaz at Madison Square Garden.
McGregor's coach expects Khabib rematch next but would love Diaz trilogy
John Kavanagh says summer 2019 is the realistic return date for a return to the octagon.
UFC dig hole for themselves but strike PPV gold with potential Khabib-McGregor fallout
Don’t be surprised to see Saturday night’s events used to promote a rematch in a few months’ time.
On the ground in Vegas: Reaction as McGregor's UFC return turned to chaos
Gavan Casey joins us from Sin City with the latest news from a manic night in the T-Mobile Arena.
Open thread: how do you see Nurmagomedov v McGregor going tonight?
Let’s have those predictions.
Poll: Will Conor McGregor regain the UFC lightweight title tonight?
The Irishman faces defending champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
All the info you need to watch Conor McGregor's fight this weekend
Khabib Nurmagomedov will put his lightweight title on the line against Conor McGregor in Las Vegas.
Nurmagomedov's ability to implement gameplan can tip balance in his favour
Professional fighter Joseph Duffy breaks down the meeting of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor.
History suggests the potential impact of mental warfare shouldn't be dismissed
Sugar Ray Leonard learned the importance of keeping one’s emotions in check when he faced Roberto Duran.
‘No Irish team, no Irish whiskey, nobody can stop me’
In Episode 1 of the new UFC Embedded series, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor step up preparations for their Las Vegas bout.
Nurmagomedov vows to make McGregor humble in Saturday's UFC headliner
“It’s going to be a long night for him. I’m going to make him tired and maul him inside the cage.”
O'Malley pulled from Khabib-McGregor undercard due to failed drug test
The undefeated bantamweight was scheduled to face Jose Quinonez in Las Vegas this weekend.
McGregor admits he 'fell out of love with the game' during UFC hiatus
A 23-month absence from the octagon will end for the Dubliner this Saturday night in Las Vegas.
Mousasi topples MacDonald as Bellator broadcast scuppered by Peppa Pig
The live TV coverage of one of Bellator’s biggest ever fights was interrupted by a fictitious farm animal.
The return of the man the UFC couldn't afford to live without
Conor McGregor doesn’t need the fight game. But the fight game needs him, writes Jeremy Botter.
Meath MMA event cancelled following Shane Ross's statement over safety concerns
Ross had expressed concern that the event is being held without a number of safety precautions.
Conor McGregor makes generous donation to fund sick Irish boy's treatment
The UFC superstar donated €10,000 to Bryan Buckley yesterday.