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#UFC 194

# ufc-194 - Monday 4 February, 2019

'I think the story is going to be different': Aldo keen on McGregor rematch following victory in Brazil
# Run It Back
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# Run It Back

'I think the story is going to be different': Aldo keen on McGregor rematch following victory in Brazil

Feb 4th 2019, 3:45 PM 7,980 Views 6 Comments

The Irishman knocked out the featherweight kingpin in 2015, ending his 10-year unbeaten run.

# ufc-194 - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

A behind-the-scenes view of Conor McGregor's pre-fight preparations
# UFC 196
From The42
# UFC 196

A behind-the-scenes view of Conor McGregor's pre-fight preparations

Feb 23rd 2016, 9:58 AM 8,373 Views 4 Comments

Take a look at the Irish superstar’s build-up to December’s UFC 194 victory against Jose Aldo.

# ufc-194 - Thursday 28 January, 2016

'You can keep my belt, what I want is to whoop your ass': Aldo will refuse any fight other than McGregor
# Rematch
From The42
# Rematch

'You can keep my belt, what I want is to whoop your ass': Aldo will refuse any fight other than McGregor

Jan 28th 2016, 9:32 AM 10,727 Views 12 Comments

The Brazilian emerges from the shadows with some big conditions for his next fight.

# ufc-194 - Friday 18 December, 2015

John Kavanagh: 'Forget the cut to 145lbs for now... an April lightweight title fight is next'
# Expert View
From The42
# Expert View

John Kavanagh: 'Forget the cut to 145lbs for now... an April lightweight title fight is next'

Dec 18th 2015, 9:30 PM 46,862 Views 32 Comments

The latest from Ireland’s top MMA coach.

# ufc-194 - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Conor McGregor has rocketed up the UFC's Pound-for-Pound rankings
# Mystic Mac
From The42
# Mystic Mac

Conor McGregor has rocketed up the UFC's Pound-for-Pound rankings

Dec 15th 2015, 9:04 AM 20,768 Views 55 Comments

The Notorious is now ranked third in the P4P charts.

# ufc-194 - Monday 14 December, 2015

Conor McGregor set to make an eye-watering amount for his Aldo demolition
# Dolla Dolla Bills Y'all
From The42
# Dolla Dolla Bills Y'all

Conor McGregor set to make an eye-watering amount for his Aldo demolition

Dec 14th 2015, 6:52 PM 56,923 Views 73 Comments

Champion’s $500k guaranteed pay cheque is just the tip of the iceberg.

Jose Aldo's 'bitter' post-fight comments may actually have been lost in translation
# UFC 194
From The42
# UFC 194

Jose Aldo's 'bitter' post-fight comments may actually have been lost in translation

Dec 14th 2015, 5:36 PM 30,447 Views 8 Comments

Joe Rogan offers apology for “not a fight” misunderstanding.

# ufc-194 - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Jose Aldo looks absolutely inconsolable in this post-fight dressing room footage
# Broken Man
From The42
# Broken Man

Jose Aldo looks absolutely inconsolable in this post-fight dressing room footage

Dec 13th 2015, 9:29 PM 30,269 Views 51 Comments

You really have to feel for the guy.

Doubters must admit defeat as record-breaking McGregor answers last big question with ease
# Undisputed
From The42
# Undisputed

Doubters must admit defeat as record-breaking McGregor answers last big question with ease

Dec 13th 2015, 5:13 PM 74,864 Views 69 Comments

Paul Dollery signs off from UFC 194 in Las Vegas.

Conor McGregor outlines where he goes from here after dethroning Jose Aldo
# Next Step
From The42
# Next Step

Conor McGregor outlines where he goes from here after dethroning Jose Aldo

Dec 13th 2015, 11:36 AM 72,273 Views 61 Comments

A featherweight title defence, a lightweight title shot… or both?

'Ireland, baby, we did it!' Conor McGregor rips up the UFC's old order From The42

'Ireland, baby, we did it!' Conor McGregor rips up the UFC's old order

Dec 13th 2015, 7:10 AM 30,401 Views 20 Comments

The Notorious was crowned undisputed featherweight champion on an unforgettable night in Las Vegas.

'We need a rematch, it was really not a fight' - Aldo reacts to devastating defeat
# No Way Jose!
From The42
# No Way Jose!

'We need a rematch, it was really not a fight' - Aldo reacts to devastating defeat

Dec 13th 2015, 6:51 AM 31,767 Views 41 Comments

McGregor mind games didn’t affect me, says stunned Brazilian as he counts cost of defeat.

Watch Conor McGregor's first press conference as an undisputed UFC champion
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Watch Conor McGregor's first press conference as an undisputed UFC champion

Dec 13th 2015, 6:45 AM 34,519 Views 10 Comments

Here’s what he had to say after defeating Jose Aldo.

Here is the stunning KO that saw Conor McGregor crowned UFC champ in 13 sensational seconds
# Lucky 13
From The42
# Lucky 13

Here is the stunning KO that saw Conor McGregor crowned UFC champ in 13 sensational seconds

Dec 13th 2015, 6:30 AM 50,984 Views 52 Comments

Breathtaking.

Conor McGregor defeats Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds at UFC 194
# Lucky 13
From The42
# Lucky 13

Conor McGregor defeats Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds at UFC 194

Dec 13th 2015, 6:01 AM 169,639 Views 339 Comments

McGregor is now the undisputed UFC featherweight champion.

Rockhold stops Weidman to become the new UFC middleweight champion
# UFC 194
From The42
# UFC 194

Rockhold stops Weidman to become the new UFC middleweight champion

Dec 13th 2015, 5:49 AM 8,200 Views 7 Comments

The Californian got the job done in the fourth round.

Demian Maia dominates Gunnar Nelson with incredibly impressive performance
# UFC 194
From The42
# UFC 194

Demian Maia dominates Gunnar Nelson with incredibly impressive performance

Dec 13th 2015, 4:24 AM 10,553 Views 8 Comments

It was 30-26, 30-25, 30-25 on the scorecards.

All the results from tonight's UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor card in Las Vegas
# Results
From The42
# Results

All the results from tonight's UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor card in Las Vegas

Dec 13th 2015, 2:15 AM 71,150 Views 93 Comments

Here’s how it all went down on an unforgettable night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

# ufc-194 - Saturday 12 December, 2015

All the info you need to watch Aldo versus McGregor live tonight
# TV Guide
From The42
# TV Guide

All the info you need to watch Aldo versus McGregor live tonight

Dec 12th 2015, 11:30 PM 77,386 Views 76 Comments

If you plan on tuning in for all the action from Las Vegas, here’s what you should know.

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 17,227 Views 17 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 10,074 Views 4 Comments

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

7 Ireland v Brazil battles that will be settled once and for all at UFC 194
# Rivalry
From The42
# Rivalry

7 Ireland v Brazil battles that will be settled once and for all at UFC 194

Dec 12th 2015, 6:30 PM 7,286 Views 3 Comments

It’s not this weekend’s headline fight that is on the line here.

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 12,612 Views 11 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 18,012 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 7,739 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 8,089 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 38,241 Views 65 Comments

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

# ufc-194 - 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 6,334 Views 0 Comments

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

We asked 7 people who know nothing about the UFC to discuss MMA
# Question Time
From The42
# Question Time

We asked 7 people who know nothing about the UFC to discuss MMA

Dec 11th 2015, 5:43 PM 5,634 Views 3 Comments

But they all still knew who Conor McGregor was fighting this weekend.

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 28,500 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 40,069 Views 35 Comments

Who doesn’t want to be like Mac?

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 11,649 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 16,333 Views 8 Comments

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

# ufc-194 - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Where are the best places to watch McGregor's title fight at UFC 194 in Ireland?
# Open Thread
From The42
# Open Thread

Where are the best places to watch McGregor's title fight at UFC 194 in Ireland?

Dec 10th 2015, 6:00 PM 39,427 Views 71 Comments

There are a number of viewing parties being held if you’re looking to stay out until the early hours of Sunday morning.

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 39,187 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 8,084 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 21,877 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 12,048 Views 10 Comments

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

# ufc-194 - 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 33,676 Views 10 Comments

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

An Irish fan has won best Fr Ted-themed UFC 194 poster
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

An Irish fan has won best Fr Ted-themed UFC 194 poster

Dec 9th 2015, 9:30 PM 9,787 Views 2 Comments

Conor McGregor as Ted Crilly. Jose Aldo as Len Brennan. Perfection.

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