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#UFC 196

# ufc-196 - Thursday 20 September, 2018

With Jon Jones back in the picture, who is in the running to headline UFC 230?
# Decisions Decisions
From The42
# Decisions Decisions

With Jon Jones back in the picture, who is in the running to headline UFC 230?

Sep 20th 2018, 3:06 PM 3,617 Views 0 Comments

Jones’ retroactive suspension means he will be available to fight come the end of October, but will he feature at Madison Square Garden?

# ufc-196 - Friday 11 March, 2016

UFC commentator follows through on promise to get Diaz-themed tattoo if he beat McGregor
# UFC 196
From The42
# UFC 196

UFC commentator follows through on promise to get Diaz-themed tattoo if he beat McGregor

Mar 11th 2016, 12:49 PM 10,889 Views 1 Comment

Jon Anik is a man of his word.

# ufc-196 - Monday 7 March, 2016

'155 wouldn't have made a difference, Diaz was the better guy on the night' -- John Kavanagh
# No Excuse
From The42
# No Excuse

'155 wouldn't have made a difference, Diaz was the better guy on the night' -- John Kavanagh

Mar 7th 2016, 9:08 PM 22,788 Views 56 Comments

Conor McGregor’s coach was taken aback by how quickly his fighter tired.

The Diaz brothers' return to relevance is the overlooked consequence of UFC 196
# 209
From The42
# 209

The Diaz brothers' return to relevance is the overlooked consequence of UFC 196

Mar 7th 2016, 5:00 PM 40,665 Views 40 Comments

Saturday’s win against Conor McGregor in Las Vegas will have significant implications for Nate Diaz.

# ufc-196 - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Will a new Conor McGregor emerge from the rubble of his UFC 196 collapse?
# Comment
From The42
# Comment

Will a new Conor McGregor emerge from the rubble of his UFC 196 collapse?

Mar 6th 2016, 8:21 PM 18,572 Views 17 Comments

“When he elected to follow that route to success, McGregor knew it was a potentially perilous policy.”

Letter from Las Vegas: As the bruises heal, McGregor will face his toughest test yet
# Dispatch
From The42
# Dispatch

Letter from Las Vegas: As the bruises heal, McGregor will face his toughest test yet

Mar 6th 2016, 4:57 PM 18,561 Views 22 Comments

“This is the cauldron in which superstars are made and broken.”

'He kept his composure and I went into panic mode' - McGregor pinpoints why he lost
# Post-mortem
From The42
# Post-mortem

'He kept his composure and I went into panic mode' - McGregor pinpoints why he lost

Mar 6th 2016, 10:15 AM 19,689 Views 38 Comments

No excuses for McGregor as his 100% UFC record comes to an unexpected end.

'I'll face it like a man, like a champion. I'll come back and do it again'
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

'I'll face it like a man, like a champion. I'll come back and do it again'

Mar 6th 2016, 9:58 AM 65,104 Views 88 Comments

Conor McGregor reacts to his first taste of defeat in the UFC after he was submitted by Nate Diaz.

In pics: Nate Diaz chokes the last breath from Conor McGregor's reign of dominance
# Snapshots
From The42
# Snapshots

In pics: Nate Diaz chokes the last breath from Conor McGregor's reign of dominance

Mar 6th 2016, 9:28 AM 15,181 Views 17 Comments

It was quite a night at the MGM Grand as the Irish MMA star was submitted at UFC 196.

What now? Beaten McGregor says next fight will be featherweight title defence
# We Go Again
From The42
# We Go Again

What now? Beaten McGregor says next fight will be featherweight title defence

Mar 6th 2016, 9:15 AM 13,585 Views 15 Comments

Aldo rematch looms as McGregor plans to drop back down to 145lbs.

Conor McGregor beaten for the first time in the UFC as Diaz scores massive shock
# Dethroned
From The42
# Dethroned

Conor McGregor beaten for the first time in the UFC as Diaz scores massive shock

Mar 6th 2016, 8:05 AM 116,556 Views 248 Comments

Diaz forces McGregor to tap out in the second round of UFC 196 main event.

Jones, Johnson and a host of other UFC stars rub salt into McGregor's wounds
# Humble Pie
From The42
# Humble Pie

Jones, Johnson and a host of other UFC stars rub salt into McGregor's wounds

Mar 6th 2016, 8:01 AM 24,083 Views 22 Comments

No time was wasted in letting the world know how much they enjoyed McGregor’s loss.

Watch: The UFC 196 post-event press conference with McGregor and Diaz
# Post-mortem
From The42
# Post-mortem

Watch: The UFC 196 post-event press conference with McGregor and Diaz

Mar 6th 2016, 7:37 AM 16,962 Views 3 Comments

Reaction from the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Here's the submission that humbled Conor McGregor at UFC 196
# Choked
From The42
# Choked

Here's the submission that humbled Conor McGregor at UFC 196

Mar 6th 2016, 7:29 AM 16,474 Views 17 Comments

The UFC featherweight champion was forced to tap out in the closing stages of the MGM Grand headliner.

As it happened: Nate Diaz defeats Conor McGregor at UFC 196
# Updates
From The42
# Updates

As it happened: Nate Diaz defeats Conor McGregor at UFC 196

Mar 6th 2016, 6:10 AM 135,054 Views 86 Comments

Join us to follow all of tonight’s action from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Miesha Tate chokes out Holly Holm to win the UFC women's bantamweight title
# And New...
From The42
# And New...

Miesha Tate chokes out Holly Holm to win the UFC women's bantamweight title

Mar 6th 2016, 5:43 AM 11,921 Views 6 Comments

Tate secured the stunning submission in the fifth and final round at UFC 196.

# ufc-196 - Saturday 5 March, 2016

McGregor's hands likely to do the talking but Diaz's ground offensive a concern
# Breakdown
From The42
# Breakdown

McGregor's hands likely to do the talking but Diaz's ground offensive a concern

Mar 5th 2016, 8:30 PM 27,835 Views 43 Comments

Our preview of tonight’s UFC 196 main event.

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

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

Mar 5th 2016, 8:00 PM 44,845 Views 38 Comments

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

Open thread and poll: Will it be McGregor or Diaz in tonight’s UFC 196 main event?
# Your Call
From The42
# Your Call

Open thread and poll: Will it be McGregor or Diaz in tonight’s UFC 196 main event?

Mar 5th 2016, 6:00 PM 9,411 Views 7 Comments

Share your views on the MGM Grand headliner.

Ronda Rousey's shadow looms large over tonight's UFC 196 co-headliner
# Holly's Bow
From The42
# Holly's Bow

Ronda Rousey's shadow looms large over tonight's UFC 196 co-headliner

Mar 5th 2016, 12:42 PM 20,023 Views 6 Comments

Holly Holm defends the UFC women’s bantamweight title against Miesha Tate at the MGM Grand.

The striking differences between Conor McGregor on the scales last night and in December
# Weight Gains
From The42
# Weight Gains

The striking differences between Conor McGregor on the scales last night and in December

Mar 5th 2016, 11:02 AM 22,676 Views 20 Comments

McGregor looked much healthier at welterweight.

'No matter who you are, you get hit by Conor and you turn into a wrestler - a bad wrestler'
# Fight Night
From The42
# Fight Night

'No matter who you are, you get hit by Conor and you turn into a wrestler - a bad wrestler'

Mar 5th 2016, 10:30 AM 10,560 Views 24 Comments

Owen Roddy warns that it could be a short night if Nate Diaz tries to trade blows with McGregor.

Letter from Las Vegas: NOW we've got ourselves an Irish takeover
# UFC 196
From The42
# UFC 196

Letter from Las Vegas: NOW we've got ourselves an Irish takeover

Mar 5th 2016, 9:15 AM 8,237 Views 11 Comments

After a quiet start to the week, the raucous Irish fans turned Friday’s UFC 196 weigh-in green.

# ufc-196 - Friday 4 March, 2016

Watch: The UFC 196 weigh-ins featuring McGregor and Diaz
# Head To Head
From The42
# Head To Head

Watch: The UFC 196 weigh-ins featuring McGregor and Diaz

Mar 4th 2016, 11:00 PM 18,090 Views 9 Comments

The fighters were on the scales tonight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Weidman: 'McGregor is smart enough with who he is fighting at 170lbs'
# PREDICTION
From The42
# PREDICTION

Weidman: 'McGregor is smart enough with who he is fighting at 170lbs'

Mar 4th 2016, 8:30 PM 9,539 Views 2 Comments

Weidman says it is Luke Rockhold’s “time to be humbled” when they meet in middleweight title rematch.

McGregor: 'Muhammad Ali is a special man, I cannot accept comparisons to him'
# High Praise
From The42
# High Praise

McGregor: 'Muhammad Ali is a special man, I cannot accept comparisons to him'

Mar 4th 2016, 5:00 PM 13,821 Views 39 Comments

“He changed culture, period.”

John Kavanagh: With no weight to cut, there are night-and-day differences in Conor McGregor
# Inside The Camp
From The42
# Inside The Camp

John Kavanagh: With no weight to cut, there are night-and-day differences in Conor McGregor

Mar 4th 2016, 4:32 PM 55,236 Views 47 Comments

Conor McGregor’s coach writes for The42 ahead of tomorrow’s big fight at UFC 196.

Where are the best places to watch McGregor v Diaz at UFC 196 in Ireland?
# Open Thread
From The42
# Open Thread

Where are the best places to watch McGregor v Diaz at UFC 196 in Ireland?

Mar 4th 2016, 1:34 PM 10,835 Views 6 Comments

There are several viewing parties taking place if you’re looking to go out for this weekend’s big MMA event.

McGregor and Diaz had a fascinating live TV discussion about gazelles after last night's bust-up
# UFC 196
From The42
# UFC 196

McGregor and Diaz had a fascinating live TV discussion about gazelles after last night's bust-up

Mar 4th 2016, 1:12 PM 12,981 Views 9 Comments

“No one knows what that means, this is America.”

Conor McGregor's success lifting the gloom for a generation who adore him
# Column
From The42
# Column

Conor McGregor's success lifting the gloom for a generation who adore him

Mar 4th 2016, 1:00 PM 6,884 Views 11 Comments

He combines the key attributes of any great pop culture anti-hero – the look, the attitude, the other-worldly talent, writes TV3′s Tommy Martin.

Don't watch the McGregor fight this Saturday without reading this primer first
# UFC 196
From The42
# UFC 196

Don't watch the McGregor fight this Saturday without reading this primer first

Mar 4th 2016, 10:27 AM 13,655 Views 4 Comments

How McGregor and Diaz compare and where the fight will be won and lost this weekend.

Letter from Las Vegas: No such thing as bad publicity for McGregor, only smart business
# UFC 196
From The42
# UFC 196

Letter from Las Vegas: No such thing as bad publicity for McGregor, only smart business

Mar 4th 2016, 8:30 AM 8,676 Views 10 Comments

Press conference skirmish injects a new lease of life ahead of Saturday’s clash with Nate Diaz.

'Nate has already accepted that he'll probably lose this fight. He's just in it for the money'
# UFC 196
From The42
# UFC 196

'Nate has already accepted that he'll probably lose this fight. He's just in it for the money'

Mar 4th 2016, 6:00 AM 12,029 Views 4 Comments

Can Nate Diaz upset Conor McGregor on Saturday night?

# ufc-196 - Thursday 3 March, 2016

'Conor is tough to deny these days': Dana leaves door open for McGregor v Lawler superfight
# NEXT EPISODE
From The42
# NEXT EPISODE

'Conor is tough to deny these days': Dana leaves door open for McGregor v Lawler superfight

Mar 3rd 2016, 11:48 PM 8,637 Views 9 Comments

Could McGregor fight for the welterweight title at UFC 200?

This has got to be a strong contender for Conor McGregor flag of the week
# That's A Flag
From The42
# That's A Flag

This has got to be a strong contender for Conor McGregor flag of the week

Mar 3rd 2016, 11:15 PM 13,250 Views 13 Comments

“Gods recognise Gods.”

It almost kicked off between McGregor and Diaz tonight in Vegas
# Stockton Slap
From The42
# Stockton Slap

It almost kicked off between McGregor and Diaz tonight in Vegas

Mar 3rd 2016, 10:28 PM 19,120 Views 30 Comments

Things got pretty heated as they squared off at the press conference ahead of Saturday night’s bout.

McGregor skipping the queue at welterweight? He deserves to, says contender Matt Brown
# Red Panty Night
From The42
# Red Panty Night

McGregor skipping the queue at welterweight? He deserves to, says contender Matt Brown

Mar 3rd 2016, 9:00 PM 9,285 Views 2 Comments

“He’s the money man. That makes sense.”

We'll Leave It There So: TV3 to show Euro games, McGregor keen on Lawler and all today's sport
# Thursday
From The42
# Thursday

We'll Leave It There So: TV3 to show Euro games, McGregor keen on Lawler and all today's sport

Mar 3rd 2016, 8:17 PM 10,993 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere, Jack McCaffrey may be unavailable for Dublin’s championship defence while Belvedere College booked their place in the Leinster Schools Senior Cup.

UFC chief: Conor is setting an example for what other fighters can achieve
# Notorious
From The42
# Notorious

UFC chief: Conor is setting an example for what other fighters can achieve

Mar 3rd 2016, 5:41 PM 6,953 Views 1 Comment

“He has an intelligence inside and outside the octagon.”

'I would beat Robbie... That's probably the leading option' - McGregor keen on 170lbs title next
# Moving On Up
From The42
# Moving On Up

'I would beat Robbie... That's probably the leading option' - McGregor keen on 170lbs title next

Mar 3rd 2016, 11:31 AM 14,650 Views 7 Comments

McGregor is “up for” fighting Robbie Lawler at UFC 200.

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