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Lee Falls To Impressive Oliveira In Behind-Closed-Doors UFC Brasilia

Charles Oliveira continued his impressive tear through the lightweight division on Saturday night as he defeated Kevin Lee in the main even of UFC Brasilia. Despite the worldwide outbreak of coronavirus shutting down the majority of sports across the globe, the UFC have been keen to push on with their events scheduled for the next few months. Saturday’s card took …

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Dana White Addresses Concerns Over Upcoming UFC Live Events

UFC President Dana White has confirmed that the company will be moving forward with their scheduled live events over the next few weeks, but they will be forced to “adapt to the unprecedented circumstances.” COVID-19 has caused the sporting world to enter into disarray with cancellations of games, leagues and events across the globe as a result of the outbreak. …

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Peter Queally Set For Huge Bellator Dublin Main Event

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Peter Queally will headline his first Bellator event when the promotion returns to Dublin on Saturday, October 3.  The Waterford native will face MMA veteran and former Bellator lightweight title challenger Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Freire, the promotion announced this afternoon at a press conference in New York. The October match-up will mark Queally’s first fight in almost a year. His last …

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Adesanya Outpoints Romero In Underwhelming Middleweight Showdown

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Israel Adesanya successfully retained his UFC middleweight title on Saturday night, scoring a unanimous points victory over Yoel Romero at UFC 248 in Las Vegas.  In one of the most highly-anticipated fights of the year, Adesanya chose to fight Romero despite the fact he lost his last two fights citing that he was the division’s ‘boogeyman’ who nobody wished to …

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Zhang Retains Strawweight Gold After All-Time Classic With Jedrzejczyk

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Weili Zhang successfully defended her UFC strawweight title for the first time by defeating former champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk in the co-main event at UFC 248 on Saturday night. The Chinese star extended her massive winning streak to 21-consecutive fights with the split-decision win over Jedrzejczyk, who failed in her second attempt at retaining the UFC gold she lost initially to …

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Jose Aldo Set To Challenge For Bantamweight Title At UFC 250

Former featherweight champion Jose Aldo is set to challenge Henry Cejudo for the bantamweight title at UFC 250 according to ESPN. Brett Okamoto is reporting that the bout will headline Sao Paulo’s event despite Aldo coming off a loss in his 135lb debut against Marlon Moraes at UFC 245 in December. Aldo, who reigned atop the featherweight division for five …

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Everything You Need To Know Ahead Of Bellator Dublin

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Bellator makes its return to Dublin this weekend for yet another action-packed event at the 3Arena. The capital city venue has become accustomed to hosting Bellator Dublin fight card’s over the past few years with the passionate and vocal Irish fan base lending itself to some of the organisation’s most talked-about shows. SBG Ireland’s James Gallagher was due to headline …

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Haskell To Make Bellator MMA Debut On Gallagher Undercard

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James Haskell will make his MMA debut at Bellator London in May at the SSE Arena, Wembley.  As reported by the Evening Standard, the former England rugby international, who announced his intention to transition into MMA under the Bellator banner in August of last year, will fight on a card headlined by Irish MMA star James Gallagher. Gallagher is set …

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Kavanagh On The Struggles MMA Faces Compared To Other Irish Sports

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Bellator returns to Dublin this weekend for yet another enthralling night of action at the 3Arena. The Leah McCourt-headlined event is the first of two Bellator fight night’s taking place in Dublin while MMA’s leading organisation, the UFC, announced last week that it would be returning to Ireland’s capital city for the first time in five years. On top of …

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UFC Set For Dublin Return After Five-Year Hiatus

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The UFC have today confirmed that they will return to Ireland for the first time since 2015. The mixed martial arts organisation announced via Twitter this afternoon that they will be returning to the Irish capital on August 15th for UFC Dublin. The last time the UFC visited Ireland’s capital city was in 2015 when Paddy Holohan headlined UFC Fight …

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Israel Adesanya Gives Damning Verdict On “Washed Up” Jon Jones

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya believes that Jon Jones’ best years are behind him after his narrow victory over Dominick Reyes at UFC 247 in Houston last weekend. Jones successfully defended his light-heavyweight crown in what was arguably the toughest bout of his career to date as he got the better of Reyes via a unanimous decision. Many felt that …

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Jon Jones Retains Title With Narrow Victory Over Dominick Reyes

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones retained his title on Saturday night, defeating Dominick Reyes in the main event of UFC 247 in Houston. Jones was pushed to his limits in what was arguably the toughest title defence of his career with Reyes looking much the stronger in the opening rounds. The challenger had been undefeated in his 12 previous professional …

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Jon Jones Makes Prediction for McGregor-Khabib Rematch

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Jon Jones has predicted that Khabib Nurmagomedov would beat Conor McGregor again, should the pair have a rematch this year. Jones, who is preparing to fight Dominick Reyes at UFC 247 on Saturday in Heuston, Texas, has claimed that Khabib would have a distinct advantage in the potential bout. “If I would put my money on it, I’m definitely going …

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