UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor is in hot water after responding to detractors of a certain pin he was photographed wearing in public known as a “poppy”. This emblem is traditionally worn in British Commonwealth nations around Remembrance Day (Nov. 11) to honor fallen soldiers. The poppy emblem is considered controversial in Ireland with … Read more
The UFC Fight Night 30 event will take place in Manchester, England, at the Phones 4u Arena on Saturday night. It will be headlined by a middleweight scrap between former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida and middleweight contender Mark Munoz. It will mark Machida’s middleweight debut as well as his first fight in the United Kingdom.
This past weekend it was announced that the UFC will be returning to the U.K. on September 29th. No official broadcasting plans have been made yet but various rumours suggest that it may be a UFC on Fuel TV event.
The event will take place at the Capital FM Arena in Nottingham, England. If the show is on Fuel TV it will air live internationally, this is a welcome benefit linked to the Fox deal which was made earlier this year. In the past shows held within the U.K. Have aired via tape delay in the U.S. But this would no longer be the case allowing fans to tune into the action as it happens.