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Michael Conlan v Jordan Gill: England’s Gill stops Belfast fighter Conlan in seventh round

Conlan lost for the third time in his professional career Belfast’s Michael Conlan suffered further disappointment as he was stopped in the seventh round by England’s Jordan Gill in his home city. Gill pinned Conlan in the corner just over a minute into the round and landed a barrage of punches that led to the […]

Paul Craig v Brendan Allen: ‘I’m in a very privileged position’ to headline UFC event, says Scottish fighter

Paul Craig has won nine of his 16 bouts in the UFC since debuting in 2016 Paul Craig says it is a “dream come true” to become the first Scottish fighter to headline a UFC event. Craig, 35, will face 27-year-old American Brendan Allen at UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas on Saturday. The fight […]

Francis Ngannou: Ex-UFC fighter gets number 10 ranking by WBC after Tyson Fury fight

Francis Ngannou had no professional boxing record before fighting Tyson Fury Francis Ngannou has been ranked the number 10 heavyweight by the WBC after his fight against Tyson Fury. Fury’s WBC title was not on the line for the bout as Ngannou was not previously ranked by the body. But at their 2023 convention, the […]

Julie Kedzie: Retired UFC fighter to donate brain for research

Julie Kedzie (right) picked up 16 wins from 23 professional mixed martial arts fights “Sorry I lost track of your question… that might be CTE.” CTE is a brain condition linked to repeated blows to the head and concussion. The condition, which gradually gets worse over time and leads to dementia, can only be diagnosed […]

Tyson Fury v Francis Ngannou: British heavyweight claims controversial split decision win over ex-UFC fighter

Tyson Fury had to gather himself after being knocked down by Francis Ngannou in round three WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury claimed a controversial split decision victory over former UFC fighter Francis Ngannou in Saudi Arabia. Ngannou, 37, put Fury on the canvas in round three after connecting with a left hook. But while one […]

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