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#UFC 229

# ufc-229 - Monday 25 February, 2019

McGregor's teammate Danis hit with seven-month suspension over UFC 229 brawl
# Punishment
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# Punishment

McGregor's teammate Danis hit with seven-month suspension over UFC 229 brawl

Feb 25th 2019, 7:51 PM 8,299 Views 10 Comments

The Bellator fighter has also been fined $7,500 over the incident.

# ufc-229 - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

McGregor gets six-month suspension and $50,000 fine over UFC 229 fracas
# Punishment
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# Punishment

McGregor gets six-month suspension and $50,000 fine over UFC 229 fracas

Jan 29th 2019, 5:48 PM 30,650 Views 45 Comments

Nurmagomedov has been hit with a nine-month ban and a fine of $500,000 in relation to October’s incident.

# ufc-229 - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Lobov determined to exact revenge on Tukhugov over cheap shot on McGregor
# Russian Rivalry
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# Russian Rivalry

Lobov determined to exact revenge on Tukhugov over cheap shot on McGregor

Oct 24th 2018, 3:46 PM 10,470 Views 6 Comments

Artem Lobov faces Michael Johnson this weekend but he hasn’t forgotten about Zubaira Tukhugov.

# ufc-229 - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

McGregor releases statement on 'fair and square' defeat to Nurmagomedov
# Lessons
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# Lessons

McGregor releases statement on 'fair and square' defeat to Nurmagomedov

Oct 23rd 2018, 7:08 AM 51,112 Views 87 Comments

The 30-year-old Dubliner was comprehensively beaten by the UFC lightweight champion on 6 October.

# ufc-229 - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

'We worked it out' - UFC chief plays down Khabib's quit threat
# Russian Roulette
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# Russian Roulette

'We worked it out' - UFC chief plays down Khabib's quit threat

Oct 17th 2018, 3:00 PM 5,457 Views 4 Comments

The champion vowed to leave the UFC if the Las Vegas brawl had consequences for his team-mates.

# ufc-229 - Friday 12 October, 2018

McGregor and Khabib handed initial suspensions ahead of UFC brawl investigation
# Punishments
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# Punishments

McGregor and Khabib handed initial suspensions ahead of UFC brawl investigation

Oct 12th 2018, 1:25 PM 7,819 Views 9 Comments

The pair will appear before the Nevada State Athletic Commission on 24 October.

# ufc-229 - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Khabib Nurmagomedov tells UFC he'll quit if team-mate is axed
# Ultimatum
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# Ultimatum

Khabib Nurmagomedov tells UFC he'll quit if team-mate is axed

Oct 11th 2018, 4:33 PM 13,693 Views 30 Comments

Zubaira Tukhugov was scheduled to fight Artem Lobov, Conor McGregor’s training partner, later this month.

McGregor's team-mate denies sparking UFC 229 brawl with religious slur
# Brawls To The Wall
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# Brawls To The Wall

McGregor's team-mate denies sparking UFC 229 brawl with religious slur

Oct 11th 2018, 11:21 AM 12,445 Views 6 Comments

Dillon Danis was Khabib Nurmagomedov’s target when he leapt from the cage after defeating Conor McGregor.

# ufc-229 - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

McGregor's coach expects Khabib rematch next but would love Diaz trilogy
# Coach Kavanagh
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# Coach Kavanagh

McGregor's coach expects Khabib rematch next but would love Diaz trilogy

Oct 9th 2018, 11:39 AM 10,324 Views 18 Comments

John Kavanagh says summer 2019 is the realistic return date for a return to the octagon.

# ufc-229 - Monday 8 October, 2018

UFC dig hole for themselves but strike PPV gold with potential Khabib-McGregor fallout
# UFC 229
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# UFC 229

UFC dig hole for themselves but strike PPV gold with potential Khabib-McGregor fallout

Oct 8th 2018, 11:40 AM 86,174 Views 135 Comments

Don’t be surprised to see Saturday night’s events used to promote a rematch in a few months’ time.

# ufc-229 - Sunday 7 October, 2018

On the ground in Vegas: Reaction as McGregor's UFC return turned to chaos
# Return Of The Mac
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# Return Of The Mac

On the ground in Vegas: Reaction as McGregor's UFC return turned to chaos

Oct 7th 2018, 10:37 AM 54,129 Views 65 Comments

Gavan Casey joins us from Sin City with the latest news from a manic night in the T-Mobile Arena.

Nevada Commission withholding Khabib's purse for role in post-fight violence
# UFC 229
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# UFC 229

Nevada Commission withholding Khabib's purse for role in post-fight violence

Oct 7th 2018, 9:10 AM 21,690 Views 33 Comments

The UFC lightweight champion has apologised to the Commission for his actions after beating Conor McGregor.

'Three of Khabib's guys are on the way to jail' says disgusted Dana White
# UFC 229
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# UFC 229

'Three of Khabib's guys are on the way to jail' says disgusted Dana White

Oct 7th 2018, 7:12 AM 31,051 Views 40 Comments

The UFC boss says he’s sick about the crazy conclusion to UFC 229.

Conor McGregor tapped out by Khabib Nurmagomedov before event descends into mayhem
# Chaos
From The42
# Chaos

Conor McGregor tapped out by Khabib Nurmagomedov before event descends into mayhem

Oct 7th 2018, 6:16 AM 143,084 Views 270 Comments

Khabib stays unbeaten but there’ll be repercussions for the champion after he kicked off ugly scenes in Vegas.

Tony Ferguson wins wild scrap as broken hand ends Anthony Pettis' night
# UFC 229
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# UFC 229

Tony Ferguson wins wild scrap as broken hand ends Anthony Pettis' night

Oct 7th 2018, 5:35 AM 9,379 Views 2 Comments

The corner called a halt to an instant classic.

Open thread: how do you see Nurmagomedov v McGregor going tonight?
# UFC 229
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# UFC 229

Open thread: how do you see Nurmagomedov v McGregor going tonight?

Oct 7th 2018, 12:44 AM 12,329 Views 45 Comments

Let’s have those predictions.

# ufc-229 - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Poll: Will Conor McGregor regain the UFC lightweight title tonight?
# Have Your Say
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# Have Your Say

Poll: Will Conor McGregor regain the UFC lightweight title tonight?

Oct 6th 2018, 6:10 AM 14,328 Views 21 Comments

The Irishman faces defending champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

McGregor, with a tricolour-wielding Drake in his corner, clashes with Khabib during final face-off
# UFC 229
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# UFC 229

McGregor, with a tricolour-wielding Drake in his corner, clashes with Khabib during final face-off

Oct 6th 2018, 2:54 AM 16,353 Views 19 Comments

Rap and R’n'B star Drake accompanied Conor McGregor to the stage for a spicy staredown with champion Khabib.

# ufc-229 - Friday 5 October, 2018

McGregor half a pound under limit as both fighters make weight for Las Vegas showdown
# UFC 229
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# UFC 229

McGregor half a pound under limit as both fighters make weight for Las Vegas showdown

Oct 5th 2018, 6:42 PM 15,283 Views 11 Comments

We have ourselves a title fight.

All the info you need to watch Conor McGregor's fight this weekend
# TV Guide
From The42
# TV Guide

All the info you need to watch Conor McGregor's fight this weekend

Oct 5th 2018, 12:00 PM 39,389 Views 54 Comments

Khabib Nurmagomedov will put his lightweight title on the line against Conor McGregor in Las Vegas.

'I always say you should aim for peace, but if you can't get peace, you should aim between the eyes'
# UFC 229
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# UFC 229

'I always say you should aim for peace, but if you can't get peace, you should aim between the eyes'

Oct 5th 2018, 2:06 AM 14,232 Views 10 Comments

Khabib Nurmagomedov wasn’t waiting around for Conor McGregor at Thursday’s final press conference for UFC 229.

# ufc-229 - Thursday 4 October, 2018

'Conor saw me, we locked eyes, and he was like, 'Oh sh**' - I saw that in him'
# Fight Talk
From The42
# Fight Talk

'Conor saw me, we locked eyes, and he was like, 'Oh sh**' - I saw that in him'

Oct 4th 2018, 10:08 PM 19,598 Views 9 Comments

Tony Ferguson says he felt fear in Conor McGregor when they met in Los Angeles last year.

LIVE: Nurmagomedov v McGregor in the UFC 229 pre-fight press conference
# Talk Is Cheap
From The42
# Talk Is Cheap

LIVE: Nurmagomedov v McGregor in the UFC 229 pre-fight press conference

Oct 4th 2018, 10:00 PM 13,386 Views 12 Comments

The Notorious is aiming to win back the lightweight belt this weekend, and they are scheduled to face the media at 11pm Irish time.

'What about the Irish language?' - Nurmagomedov has a pop at McGregor fans
# Cúpla Focail
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# Cúpla Focail

'What about the Irish language?' - Nurmagomedov has a pop at McGregor fans

Oct 4th 2018, 5:28 PM 19,323 Views 33 Comments

The Dagestani fighter attempted to rile travelling supporters during the UFC 229 workouts.

# ufc-229 - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Nurmagomedov's ability to implement gameplan can tip balance in his favour
# Analysis
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# Analysis

Nurmagomedov's ability to implement gameplan can tip balance in his favour

Oct 3rd 2018, 9:30 PM 27,542 Views 32 Comments

Professional fighter Joseph Duffy breaks down the meeting of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor.

'I was scared s***less but the best part about that was, you guys laugh about it'
# UFC 229
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# UFC 229

'I was scared s***less but the best part about that was, you guys laugh about it'

Oct 3rd 2018, 11:03 AM 10,746 Views 9 Comments

Episode 2 of UFC Embedded sees the fighters gearing up for a massive weekend in Nevada.

# ufc-229 - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

History suggests the potential impact of mental warfare shouldn't be dismissed
# UFC 229
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# UFC 229

History suggests the potential impact of mental warfare shouldn't be dismissed

Oct 2nd 2018, 9:30 PM 21,162 Views 23 Comments

Sugar Ray Leonard learned the importance of keeping one’s emotions in check when he faced Roberto Duran.

# ufc-229 - Monday 1 October, 2018

‘No Irish team, no Irish whiskey, nobody can stop me’
# UFC 229
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# UFC 229

‘No Irish team, no Irish whiskey, nobody can stop me’

Oct 1st 2018, 9:54 PM 15,118 Views 27 Comments

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
# Khabib Time
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# Khabib Time

Nurmagomedov vows to make McGregor humble in Saturday's UFC headliner

Oct 1st 2018, 4:12 PM 10,465 Views 8 Comments

“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
# UFC 229
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# UFC 229

O'Malley pulled from Khabib-McGregor undercard due to failed drug test

Oct 1st 2018, 2:07 PM 12,784 Views 4 Comments

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
# Fight Week
From The42
# Fight Week

McGregor admits he 'fell out of love with the game' during UFC hiatus

Oct 1st 2018, 12:25 PM 36,881 Views 68 Comments

A 23-month absence from the octagon will end for the Dubliner this Saturday night in Las Vegas.

# ufc-229 - Sunday 30 September, 2018

The return of the man the UFC couldn't afford to live without
# Back In The Game
From The42
# Back In The Game

The return of the man the UFC couldn't afford to live without

Sep 30th 2018, 10:00 AM 41,278 Views 29 Comments

Conor McGregor doesn’t need the fight game. But the fight game needs him, writes Jeremy Botter.

# ufc-229 - Thursday 27 September, 2018

BT Sport lose out as Eleven Sports secure UFC broadcasting rights for Ireland and the UK
# Coup
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# Coup

BT Sport lose out as Eleven Sports secure UFC broadcasting rights for Ireland and the UK

Sep 27th 2018, 11:47 AM 11,560 Views 12 Comments

The online streaming platform will show MMA’s premier promotion from January 2019.

# ufc-229 - Friday 21 September, 2018

McGregor and Khabib come face to face in presser that resembles bad sitcom with no laugh track
# UFC 229
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# UFC 229

McGregor and Khabib come face to face in presser that resembles bad sitcom with no laugh track

Sep 21st 2018, 12:47 AM 44,030 Views 83 Comments

Unsurprisingly, Conor McGregor did most of the talking, but tonight’s UFC 229 press conference played out to echoes instead of fans.

# ufc-229 - Thursday 20 September, 2018

LIVE: UFC 229 press conference with Nurmagomedov and McGregor
# Fighting Talk
From The42
# Fighting Talk

LIVE: UFC 229 press conference with Nurmagomedov and McGregor

Sep 20th 2018, 9:30 PM 13,692 Views 23 Comments

Ahead of next month’s fight, the pair are scheduled to address the media in New York at 10pm Irish time.

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

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

Sep 20th 2018, 3:06 PM 3,635 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-229 - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Ferguson to return against former lightweight champ on Khabib-McGregor card
# UFC 229
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# UFC 229

Ferguson to return against former lightweight champ on Khabib-McGregor card

Aug 26th 2018, 11:18 AM 6,984 Views 5 Comments

Ferguson will take on Anthony Pettis as the ‘co-main event’ in Vegas.

# ufc-229 - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Tickets for McGregor's return go on sale this week and the cheapest will set you back €180
# Viva Las Vegas
From The42
# Viva Las Vegas

Tickets for McGregor's return go on sale this week and the cheapest will set you back €180

Aug 15th 2018, 12:51 PM 8,517 Views 22 Comments

The Dubliner is set to take on Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229.

# ufc-229 - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Khabib Nurmagomedov: From wrestling bears to conquering the UFC
# Send Me Location
From The42
# Send Me Location

Khabib Nurmagomedov: From wrestling bears to conquering the UFC

Aug 7th 2018, 5:43 PM 8,620 Views 4 Comments

Conor McGregor will aim to give the UFC lightweight champion his first taste of defeat on 6 October.

# ufc-229 - Sunday 5 August, 2018

No such thing as bad publicity for UFC as McGregor makes swift return from long hiatus
# Comment
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# Comment

No such thing as bad publicity for UFC as McGregor makes swift return from long hiatus

Aug 5th 2018, 6:53 PM 17,472 Views 11 Comments

The MMA organisation should spare us the lip service about codes of conduct when their stars step out of line.

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