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Last month
October 2023
Makhachev rocks Volkanovski in Round 1 to retain UFC lightweight crown
Makhachev defended his title with a quick win over Australia’s Volkanovski in Abu Dhabi.
This year
Ian Garry wants to bring UFC back to Dublin after latest win
Garry won at UFC 292 in Boston on Saturday night.
Justin Gaethje gains revenge on Dustin Poirier with knockout win at UFC 291
Poirier won the previous fight between the pair in 2018.
Antrim's Rhys McKee set for Paris comeback after earning second chance in UFC
McKee set for comeback bout against Ange Loosa on 2 September.
Volkanovski stops Rodriguez to retain featherweight title at UFC 290
Australian scores TKO win over Yair Rodriguez in Las Vegas main event.
Ireland's Garry to face 8th-ranked contender Neal at UFC 292
The Malahide man will look to break into the welterweight top 10 with a victory over the dangerous American.
Undefeated Tallaght fighter Shauna Bannon set to make UFC debut next month
Bannon expects to make her debut at London’s O2 Arena on 22 July.
Aljamain Sterling overcomes Henry Cejudo to retain bantamweight title
In the co-main event, Belal Muhammad beat Gilbert Burns by unanimous decision.
Martial arts powerhouses WWE and UFC to form joint sports entertainment company
Rumours had been swirling about who would be interested in buying WWE after reports in January it could be up for sale.
Last year
Leon Edwards stuns Kamaru Usman to win UFC welterweight title
The 30-year-old challenger had been on course for defeat at Vivint Arena before unleashing a left-high kick in the final round.
Unanimous victory sees Amanda Nunes regain UFC women’s bantamweight belt
The judges scored the fight 50-45, 50-44 and 50-43.
McGregor facing possible ‘further charges’ for dangerous driving
The MMA fighter has not indicated a plea.
Charles Oliveira seals first-round win over Justin Gaethje
The Brazilian overcame his American rival, causing him to submit with a rear-naked choke.
Covington dominates Masvidal before eyeing 'swamp trash' Poirier
The American exhilarated UFC 272 with a dominant display that led to the judges scoring in the No.1 welterweight’s favour – 49-46, 50-45, 50-44.
Adesanya retains UFC middleweight crown with decision win over Whittaker
Adesanya made his fourth successful defence with scores of 48-47, 48-47, 49-46.
All time
Holloway defeats Rodriguez after epic battle in main event at UFC Vegas 42
The final scorecards read 49-46, 48-47 and 48-47 for Holloway.
Leg injury to Conor McGregor ends trilogy bout against Dustin Poirier
The fight ended via doctor’s stoppage after McGregor’s leg buckled under him during the first round.
Adesanya retains middleweight title but new flyweight champ crowned at UFC 263
Deiveson Figueiredo was dethroned by Brandon Moreno in Arizona.
Second-round KO sees Oliveira crowned new UFC lightweight champion
The BJJ master had arrived in Texas boasting more submission wins than anyone else in UFC history.
Welterweight champ Usman knocks out Masvidal as US fans return to UFC events
Valentina Shevchenko kept her flyweight belt and Rose Namajunas regained the strawweight strap at UFC 261.
McGregor-Poirier trilogy fight confirmed for Las Vegas with capacity crowd
The fight will take place as part of UFC 264 at the T-Mobile Arena.
Adesanya suffers first loss of his career in bid to become two-weight UFC champion
Defending champions Jan Blachowicz and Amanda Nunes both retained their titles at UFC 259 in Las Vegas.
Tom Aspinall thinks swift win over Arlovski would prove he is ‘real deal’
Aspinall has already made an impression by dispatching Jake Collier and Alan Baudot in a combined 140 seconds.
Kamaru Usman keeps roll going against Gilbert Burns at UFC 258
The 33-year-old has now won 13 fights in succession.
McGregor vows to bounce back but admits Poirier loss is 'hard to take'
The 32-year-old Dubliner suffered the first knockout defeat of his career in the Abu Dhabi rematch.
Revenge for Poirier as McGregor is stopped in second round of UFC rematch
Dustin Poirier got the better of Conor McGregor in the UFC 257 main event in Abu Dhabi.
Jose Aldo defeats Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night
The 34-year-old was deemed the victor by all three judges by a score of 29-28.
UFC confirm the signing of Irish fighter Dean Barry
The 28-year-old Dubliner is preparing to make his debut on the biggest stage in MMA in 2021.
Conor McGregor signs deal for UFC rematch with Dustin Poirier
The Irish mixed martial arts fighter defeated Poirier when the pair met in a featherweight bout in 2014.
Ballymena's Rhys McKee left frustrated after UFC Vegas 14 defeat
Alex Morono came out on top in McKee’s second UFC appearance.
Khabib Nurmagomedov retires from octagon with perfect record after UFC 254 win
The Russian has retired unbeaten with an unbeaten professional record of 29-0.
'If Khabib beats Justin on Saturday, he’s the number one pound-for-pound fighter in the world'
Nurmagomedov defends his UFC lightweight title tomorrow night.
Adesanya retains UFC middleweight title as a new champion is crowned at light-heavyweight
Abu Dhabi played host to UFC 253 overnight.
Covington dominant en route to victory over former UFC champion Woodley
Tyron Woodley later revealed he suffered a rib injury during his Las Vegas defeat to Colby Covington.
Former champion Anderson Silva booked for potential UFC swansong at 45
According to UFC president Dana White, it could be the Brazilian veteran’s final professional bout.
Cormier retires after defeat ends UFC heavyweight trilogy with champion Miocic
The 41-year-old complained that he was blinded by an eye poke before losing out by unanimous decision.
UFC confirm Khabib Nurmagomedov's lightweight unification bout for October
In his first fight for over a year, the undefeated Dagestani will take on interim champion Justin Gaethje.
Till loses bloody five-round battle while Ballymena's McKee suffers in short-notice UFC debut
The Antrim man made the step-up to fight Khamzat Chimaev at short notice.
Ballymena's Rhys McKee out to cause an upset in tonight's short-notice UFC debut
‘I’m really not here to get a nice new tracksuit,’ the 24-year-old says. ‘I’m here to take the win.’
Irish MMA star Rhys McKee set for UFC debut on one week's notice
He’ll take on Khamzat Chimaev on Fight Island next weekend.