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#UFC 200

# ufc-200 - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Brock Lesnar failed a second drug test at UFC 200
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

Brock Lesnar failed a second drug test at UFC 200

Jul 20th 2016, 12:30 PM 30,726 Views 63 Comments

The UFC fighter and WWE wrestler is facing a lengthy ban after his in-competition sample tested positive for the same banned substance.

# ufc-200 - Sunday 10 July, 2016

New champion crowned in UFC 200 main event as Nunes emerges victorious
# Changing Hands
From The42
# Changing Hands

New champion crowned in UFC 200 main event as Nunes emerges victorious

Jul 10th 2016, 7:16 AM 12,225 Views 7 Comments

Amanda Nunes submitted Miesha Tate to become the UFC’s fourth bantamweight champion since November.

Lesnar and Cormier grind out decision wins at UFC 200
# Heavy Duty
From The42
# Heavy Duty

Lesnar and Cormier grind out decision wins at UFC 200

Jul 10th 2016, 7:00 AM 11,601 Views 10 Comments

The former heavyweight champion and the current light-heavyweight champion were victorious in Las Vegas.

Jose Aldo looked very impressive as he secured his rematch with Conor McGregor
# We Go Again
From The42
# We Go Again

Jose Aldo looked very impressive as he secured his rematch with Conor McGregor

Jul 10th 2016, 6:20 AM 37,499 Views 27 Comments

Aldo defeated Frankie Edgar to claim the UFC interim featherweight title and a 145lbs unification bout.

Velasquez returns to open UFC 200 main card with demolition of Browne
# House Of Cain
From The42
# House Of Cain

Velasquez returns to open UFC 200 main card with demolition of Browne

Jul 10th 2016, 3:50 AM 4,538 Views 6 Comments

The former heavyweight champion meant business as he fought for the first time in 13 months.

Dillashaw gains revenge to set up bantamweight title rematch with Cruz
# TV Prelims
From The42
# TV Prelims

Dillashaw gains revenge to set up bantamweight title rematch with Cruz

Jul 10th 2016, 3:06 AM 3,984 Views 2 Comments

There were also wins on the TV prelims for Julianna Pena, Kelvin Gastelum and Sage Northcutt.

UFC 200 kicks off with 3 first-round finishes including stunning Lauzon win over Sanchez
# Fight Pass Prelims
From The42
# Fight Pass Prelims

UFC 200 kicks off with 3 first-round finishes including stunning Lauzon win over Sanchez

Jul 10th 2016, 1:10 AM 5,350 Views 2 Comments

The opening portion of the card lived up to expectation.

# ufc-200 - Saturday 9 July, 2016

UFC 200: Here are the important details for tonight's landmark event
# It's Time
From The42
# It's Time

UFC 200: Here are the important details for tonight's landmark event

Jul 9th 2016, 11:00 AM 8,203 Views 8 Comments

The star-studded card takes place in Las Vegas and kicks off at 11.30pm Irish time.

# ufc-200 - Friday 8 July, 2016

USADA confirm Jon Jones' B sample tests positive for a banned substance
# Positive
From The42
# Positive

USADA confirm Jon Jones' B sample tests positive for a banned substance

Jul 8th 2016, 10:38 PM 10,295 Views 27 Comments

Jones was pulled from UFC 200 just this week.

Embedded footage shows how a tearful Cormier learned that the Jones fight had been pulled
# Jon's Gone
From The42
# Jon's Gone

Embedded footage shows how a tearful Cormier learned that the Jones fight had been pulled

Jul 8th 2016, 12:07 PM 5,669 Views 4 Comments

The UFC champ still wanted the fight to go ahead.

Daniel Cormier will now face Anderson Silva tomorrow night at UFC 200
# Spiderman
From The42
# Spiderman

Daniel Cormier will now face Anderson Silva tomorrow night at UFC 200

Jul 8th 2016, 7:11 AM 6,833 Views 20 Comments

The UFC’s former middleweight champion has stepped in at the last minute for a light-heavyweight bout.

# ufc-200 - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Dana White confirms Cormier will fight at UFC 200 despite Jones' withdrawal
# Reshuffle
From The42
# Reshuffle

Dana White confirms Cormier will fight at UFC 200 despite Jones' withdrawal

Jul 7th 2016, 8:09 PM 6,236 Views 8 Comments

The main event for Saturday night in Las Vegas fell apart in the early hours of this morning, but Cormier is still set to compete.

Jon Jones denies taking illegal substances and breaks down in tears after failed drugs test
# Emotional
From The42
# Emotional

Jon Jones denies taking illegal substances and breaks down in tears after failed drugs test

Jul 7th 2016, 6:46 PM 6,768 Views 6 Comments

The light-heavyweight fighter also apologised to fans and opponent Daniel Cormier after his UFC 200 headline bout was called off.

Dana White didn't react positively to John Kavanagh's take on the Jon Jones news
# Zero
From The42
# Zero

Dana White didn't react positively to John Kavanagh's take on the Jon Jones news

Jul 7th 2016, 12:40 PM 14,458 Views 27 Comments

The UFC president responded after Kavanagh asked if there was regret over the removal of Conor McGregor from UFC 200.

7 fighters who are ready to replace Jon Jones against Daniel Cormier at UFC 200
# Alternatives
From The42
# Alternatives

7 fighters who are ready to replace Jon Jones against Daniel Cormier at UFC 200

Jul 7th 2016, 11:34 AM 14,675 Views 8 Comments

Jones is out of Saturday night’s main event in Las Vegas following a potential anti-doping violation.

Jon Jones out of UFC 200 after potential failed doping test
# Change Of Plans
From The42
# Change Of Plans

Jon Jones out of UFC 200 after potential failed doping test

Jul 7th 2016, 7:55 AM 8,407 Views 28 Comments

The UFC interim light heavyweight champion will miss the event after a possible violation.

# ufc-200 - Monday 4 July, 2016

5 title fights, 3 events and a Conor McGregor press conference - it's the UFC's biggest week yet
# Fight Week
From The42
# Fight Week

5 title fights, 3 events and a Conor McGregor press conference - it's the UFC's biggest week yet

Jul 4th 2016, 4:27 PM 13,150 Views 10 Comments

There’s plenty on the menu for MMA fans over the coming days.

# ufc-200 - Friday 1 July, 2016

'The UFC has created Conor McGregor... I think sometimes he forgets that' - Jones
# Star Wars
From The42
# Star Wars

'The UFC has created Conor McGregor... I think sometimes he forgets that' - Jones

Jul 1st 2016, 7:12 PM 9,104 Views 5 Comments

The pound-for-pound #1 fighter doesn’t believe McGregor deserves a slice of the pie if the UFC is sold.

# ufc-200 - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

UFC rescinds Ariel Helwani's 'life ban' after two days
# Climbdown
From The42
# Climbdown

UFC rescinds Ariel Helwani's 'life ban' after two days

Jun 7th 2016, 9:15 AM 11,028 Views 14 Comments

The organisation say they took their original decision because of the MMAFighting.com reporter’s ‘recurring tactics’.

# ufc-200 - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar to return to MMA at UFC 200
# He's Back
From The42
# He's Back

Former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar to return to MMA at UFC 200

Jun 5th 2016, 5:06 AM 10,421 Views 9 Comments

The shock announcement came during tonight’s broadcast of UFC 199 in Los Angeles.

# ufc-200 - Monday 25 April, 2016

'I don’t know why he would tweet that' - UFC boss dismisses McGregor's claim
# Bunk Beds
From The42
# Bunk Beds

'I don’t know why he would tweet that' - UFC boss dismisses McGregor's claim

Apr 25th 2016, 5:22 PM 57,474 Views 80 Comments

In spite of Conor McGregor’s latest social media offering, the UFC’s stance hasn’t changed.

Conor McGregor says he's BACK ON the fight card for UFC 200
# Guess Who's Back
From The42
# Guess Who's Back

Conor McGregor says he's BACK ON the fight card for UFC 200

Apr 25th 2016, 7:24 AM 53,330 Views 90 Comments

The fighter has just made the announcement on social media.

John Kavanagh: Do you want to see Conor's best performances or hear his best soundbites?
# Inside The Camp
From The42
# Inside The Camp

John Kavanagh: Do you want to see Conor's best performances or hear his best soundbites?

Apr 25th 2016, 2:08 AM 35,693 Views 39 Comments

Conor McGregor’s coach brings us his latest column.

# ufc-200 - Sunday 24 April, 2016

After 15-month absence, Jon Jones returns to take interim light heavyweight title at UFC 197
# Back With A Bang
From The42
# Back With A Bang

After 15-month absence, Jon Jones returns to take interim light heavyweight title at UFC 197

Apr 24th 2016, 10:58 AM 9,932 Views 12 Comments

Elsewhere, Demetrious Johnson took less than three minutes to easily get the better of Henry Cejudo.

# ufc-200 - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Dana White confirms Conor McGregor still won't be part of UFC 200
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Dana White confirms Conor McGregor still won't be part of UFC 200

Apr 23rd 2016, 8:00 AM 54,260 Views 91 Comments

The Irish fighter clarified that he had not retired in a lengthy Facebook post yesterday.

# ufc-200 - Thursday 21 April, 2016

'Business is business' - Jon Jones one of the few fighters defending McGregor's 'retirement'
# It's Business Time
From The42
# It's Business Time

'Business is business' - Jon Jones one of the few fighters defending McGregor's 'retirement'

Apr 21st 2016, 10:33 AM 11,561 Views 6 Comments

Jones said he applauded the move because the Irish fighter stood up for himself.

# ufc-200 - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Dana White: Conor needs to clear this up fast or it's Edgar v Aldo for featherweight title
# UFC
From The42
# UFC

Dana White: Conor needs to clear this up fast or it's Edgar v Aldo for featherweight title

Apr 20th 2016, 7:28 PM 18,600 Views 27 Comments

The UFC boss says no fighter is exempt from promoting their fight.

Where does the UFC go from here after McGregor's 'retirement'?
# Options
From The42
# Options

Where does the UFC go from here after McGregor's 'retirement'?

Apr 20th 2016, 12:35 PM 37,875 Views 53 Comments

We look at potential headline bouts for UFC 200 after the news that Ireland’s best-known fighter has been cut from the card.

Conor McGregor has been pulled from his upcoming fight at UFC 200
# Trouble
From The42
# Trouble

Conor McGregor has been pulled from his upcoming fight at UFC 200

Apr 20th 2016, 6:42 AM 78,770 Views 140 Comments

Row between UFC and McGregor as star refuses to promote Diaz rematch.

# ufc-200 - Thursday 7 April, 2016

'There's still excuses' - Dominick Cruz explains why Diaz rematch makes sense for McGregor
# UFC 200
From The42
# UFC 200

'There's still excuses' - Dominick Cruz explains why Diaz rematch makes sense for McGregor

Apr 7th 2016, 1:40 PM 9,160 Views 5 Comments

The pair will meet again on 9 July.

Miesha Tate will defend her belt for the first time at UFC 200
# Title Fight
From The42
# Title Fight

Miesha Tate will defend her belt for the first time at UFC 200

Apr 7th 2016, 8:44 AM 7,196 Views 10 Comments

Amanda Nunes has been confirmed as the opponent for 9 July.

# ufc-200 - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

'It's a s**t situation... I deserve more respect' - Aldo slams interim title bout
# UFC 200
From The42
# UFC 200

'It's a s**t situation... I deserve more respect' - Aldo slams interim title bout

Apr 6th 2016, 1:42 PM 11,772 Views 17 Comments

The former UFC featherweight champion insists there’s “no logic” to his meeting with Frankie Edgar.

# ufc-200 - Friday 1 April, 2016

Diaz slams decision to grant rematch to 'spoiled little kid' McGregor
# Stockton Slap
From The42
# Stockton Slap

Diaz slams decision to grant rematch to 'spoiled little kid' McGregor

Apr 1st 2016, 3:38 PM 54,780 Views 80 Comments

“Since that last fight, have you heard any praise for me from Dana or the UFC? None at all.”

# ufc-200 - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Revenue takes precedence over rankings as the UFC bend the rules to suit McGregor's needs
# Comment
From The42
# Comment

Revenue takes precedence over rankings as the UFC bend the rules to suit McGregor's needs

Mar 31st 2016, 6:04 PM 19,058 Views 17 Comments

A rematch with Nate Diaz awaits Conor McGregor.

Dana White: Featherweight defence next for McGregor after Diaz rematch
# Ruffled Feathers
From The42
# Ruffled Feathers

Dana White: Featherweight defence next for McGregor after Diaz rematch

Mar 31st 2016, 2:51 PM 8,149 Views 10 Comments

The UFC president says the featherweight champion is heading back to 145lbs “win, lose or draw”.

John Kavanagh: Conor is the more skilful fighter and he'll prove that in July
# Inside Track
From The42
# Inside Track

John Kavanagh: Conor is the more skilful fighter and he'll prove that in July

Mar 31st 2016, 7:48 AM 61,800 Views 67 Comments

The SBG head coach writes exclusively for The42 on the announcement of the Diaz-McGregor rematch.

McGregor's rematch with Diaz confirmed as Aldo faces Edgar for interim featherweight title
# UFC 200
From The42
# UFC 200

McGregor's rematch with Diaz confirmed as Aldo faces Edgar for interim featherweight title

Mar 31st 2016, 12:56 AM 38,540 Views 52 Comments

Both fights are set for UFC 200.

# ufc-200 - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Edgar's camp throw in the towel as 'circus act' McGregor closes in on rematch with Diaz
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Edgar's camp throw in the towel as 'circus act' McGregor closes in on rematch with Diaz

Mar 26th 2016, 6:40 PM 20,167 Views 34 Comments

The top contender’s patience has seemingly run out.

# ufc-200 - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

'The reason this is happening at 170lbs is because Conor McGregor is a bit of a wildman'
# UFC 200
From The42
# UFC 200

'The reason this is happening at 170lbs is because Conor McGregor is a bit of a wildman'

Mar 22nd 2016, 2:10 PM 21,393 Views 37 Comments

The Diaz-McGregor rematch looks set to be announced this week.

# ufc-200 - 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 8,658 Views 9 Comments

Could McGregor fight for the welterweight title at UFC 200?