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Conor McGregor hints at Irish presidency bid

The MMA star has said he would consider privately funding a run to replace Michael D. Higgins in 2025. Controversial Irish MMA fighter Conor McGregor...

Conor McGregor complains of being ‘scapegoated’ for Dublin riots

The MMA star and whiskey entrepreneur was reportedly investigated for “hate speech” after a series of posts condemning Ireland's immigration system. Mixed martial arts fighter...

Makhachev tops prestigious UFC rankings

Islam Makhachev has become the second fighter from his homeland to lead the pound-for-pound ratings. Russian UFC lightweight champion Islam Makhachev has earned top spot...

Watch: MMA star slams Australia for arrest of pregnant woman during COVID lockdown

Sean Strickland was speaking to the media ahead of Sunday's UFC 293 in Sydney on Sunday. Strickland said that while he loved Australia, the country...

Musk reveals new location for proposed cage fight with Zuckerberg

The Tesla tycoon has used the hype surrounding the potential bout to promote the streaming function on X Corp (formerly Twitter). Elon Musk has claimed...

Musk’s cage match with Zuckerberg in jeopardy as neck & back woes emerge

As Musk's cage match fate hangs in the balance, representatives from X have yet to comment on the situation, with fans and spectators presumably...

Zuckerberg trolls Musk over ‘cage fight’

The Meta CEO said he is ready to fight “today” and mocked his opponent's proposal to livestream the battle on X. Mark Zuckerberg has said...

MMA star Khabib refuses offer from Musk

The undefeated Russian champion will not train the Twitter owner for his proposed bout with Mark Zuckerberg, according to sources. Former UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov...

Watch: UFC 287, Israel Adesanya knocks out Alex Pereira

Israel Adesnya has beaten Alex Pereira in their UFC 287 main event middleweight bout at the Kaseya Event Center in Miami, Florida. https://twitter.com/barstoolsports/status/1644926666441908224?s=20 https://twitter.com/ufc/status/1644926504386584577?s=20 https://twitter.com/BroBible/status/1644926154527195142?s=20 https://twitter.com/iamOkon/status/1644929178498637824?s=20  

Moscow-based MMA legend gives up US citizenship – media

Jeff Monson became a Russian citizen in 2018 and was elected to political office in Moscow Region. American-born mixed martial arts star Jeff Monson plans...

Makhachev dethrones UFC pound-for-pound king in Perth

Islam Makhachev retained his world title in a hard-fought battle in Australia. Russian champion Islam Makhachev defended his UFC lightweight title early on Sunday in...

UFC legend Glover Teixeira retires after brutal title fight defeat

Glover Teixeira has called time on his career after a punishing loss to Jamahal Hill in their light heavyweight title contest in Brazil. Brazilian legend...

Return of controversial fight legend Jon Jones confirmed

Jon Jones will make his UFC comeback in March, it has been announced. Jon Jones will face Ciryl Gane for the UFC heavyweight title in...

Watch: UFC boss discusses ‘punishment’ after being filmed slapping wife

Dana White indicated he would not face any formal penalty despite widespread anger over the incident. UFC president Dana White has said he will have...

Rising MMA star Victoria Lee dead at 18

Victoria Lee was considered to be one of the sport’s most promising fighters. MMA sensation Victoria Lee has died at the age of 18, according...

Ex-UFC star arrested for allegedly killing girlfriend

Phil Baroni is being held in Mexico, it was confirmed on Wednesday. Former UFC fighter Phil Baroni has been arrested in Mexico after allegedly killing...

Watch: Jake Paul announces MMA deal

The social media influencer could make his debut with the PFL in 2023. YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul will take his first steps in the world of...

Watch: UFC boss ‘embarrassed’ as footage of physical altercation with wife emerges

Video footage has appeared online which appears to show Dana White striking his wife. UFC president Dana White says that he is “embarrassed” after TMZ...

Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao inks deal with Japanese MMA organization

The 44-year-old will compete in a boxing match for the promotion in 2023. Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao isn’t ready to hang up his gloves just...

Unbeaten MMA prospect Tanner Marlow killed during violent home invasion

Tanner Marlow was 4-0 in his highly promising mixed martial arts career. Tanner Marlow, an unbeaten American mixed martial arts fighter, was killed during a...

Rivals all running scared, says feared Chechen UFC sensation

Khamzat Chimaev says potential opponents have not backed up their trash talk. Chechen UFC star Khamzat Chimaev says “nobody wants to fight him” as he...

UFC icon Stephan Bonnar dead at 45 of ‘presumed heart complications’

Stephan Bonnar was among the most popular fighters in the promotion’s fledgling years. The UFC has announced the death of former fighter Stephan Bonnar, a...

Son of Chechen leader Kadyrov wins MMA debut

Ali Kadyrov won his mixed martial arts debut by first-round TKO. Ali Kadyrov, the son of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, was successful in his mixed...

Watch: Lawsuits threatened amid UFC training centre brawl

A video has gone viral showing two MMA stars fighting in the UFC Performance Institute. Former UFC title challenger Jake Shields was branded a ‘Nazi’...

UFC world responds to controversial title fight decision

Many feel Magomed Ankalaev was robbed of the light heavyweight championship at UFC 282. Big names in the UFC, such as lightweight champion Islam Makhachev,...

McGregor claps back at Rogan in steroids row

The popular podcaster questioned the Irishman's new physique. Former UFC champion Conor McGregor has fired back at podcaster and UFC commentator Joe Rogan after he...

McGregor challenges former friend to fight amid legal squabble

The UFC star has become embroiled in a legal dispute with Russian brawler Artem Lobov. The legal dispute between UFC star Conor McGregor and his...

Watch: Major upset as women’s MMA juggernaut loses $1 million showdown

Kayla Harrison relinquished her undefeated record in a shock loss to Larissa Pacheco. The world of mixed martial arts has been stunned after Kayla Harrison...

McGregor attacks Rogan and Khabib in latest tirade

The Irishman has once again taken aim at his heated Russian rival – this time dragging in UFC pundit Rogan. Irish UFC star Conor McGregor...

Conor McGregor sued by Russian teammate over whiskey dispute

Artem Lobov has initiated legal proceedings against Conor McGregor. UFC star Conor McGregor is being sued by SBG Ireland teammate and longtime training partner Artem...

Watch: McGregor responds to Khabib with ‘father’s plan’ jibe

The Dubliner has once again taken aim at his Russian rival online. Former UFC champion Conor McGregor has responded online after fierce rival Khabib Nurmagomedov...

Watch: UFC champion Israel Adesanya dethroned by stunning late TKO

Alex Pereira ended Israel Adesanya’s reign as middleweight king at UFC 281. Alex Pereira repeated history by stopping Israel Adesanya in New York on Saturday...

Watch: UFC bout probed for betting irregularities

A UFC fight from last weekend is under investigation after unusual gambling activity was noted. A recent UFC fight between Darrick Minner and Shayilan Nuerdanbieke...

Jake Paul extends unbeaten record after knocking down UFC legend

The YouTube star won by unanimous decision against ex-UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. YouTube prankster-turned-boxer Jake Paul extended his unbeaten record in the ring by...

Watch: Jake Paul makes unusual entrance before showdown with MMA legend

The boxing novice will take on UFC icon Anderson Silva at the weekend. YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul went cowboy on Wednesday night when arriving at a...

Makhachev wins UFC lightweight title

Islam Makhachev submitted Charles Oliveira to be crowned UFC champion in Abu Dhabi. Islam Makhachev has become Russia’s latest UFC champion after defeating Brazilian rival...

Yan stunned at UFC 280

Petr Yan went down to a shock defeat against American underdog Sean O’Malley Russia’s Yan stunned at UFC 280. Petr Yan’s quest to reclaim the UFC...

Watch: Tempers flare as Russian UFC star shoves rival at face-off

Petr Yan will face Sean O'Malley at UFC 280 on Saturday. Former UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan got physical in Abu Dhabi on Thursday when...

Watch: UFC launches Zuckerberg-backed virtual reality fights

Fight fans have been offered virtual cage-side seats as a new fighting frontier is launched. The UFC and Mark Zuckerberg’s Meta have combined to give...

Brazilian ex-champion defuses UFC 280 no-show fears

Islam Makhachev has reiterated fears that Charles Oliveira will not turn up to their showdown in Abu Dhabi. Ex-UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira took to...

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