Ross Markey

Aspiring mixed martial arts reporter based in Ireland. Follow along at @Ross_Markey on Twitter for all the latest news, fight announcements, opinion, and feature pieces.

Video – UFC star Conor McGregor features in advert for cryptocurrency traders XTB

Former two-division UFC champion, Conor McGregor displayed his acting chops as part of a short, 1 minute video for Poland-based cryptocurrency trading brokers, XTB...

Report – Bo Nickal books immediate Octagon bow, meets Jamie Pickett at UFC 282 on December 10.

Off the back of a pair of Dana White’s Contender Series victories, the most recent of which just two days ago, undefeated wrestling standout,...

Conor McGregor challenges social media star Hasbulla to sparring match: ‘A friendly affair, I swear’

Former two-weight UFC champion, Conor McGregor has once more hit out at Russian social media star, Hasbulla, offering to spar the teenager in a...

Nate Diaz fires barb at rival Conor McGregor: ‘Why are you acting like you can still fight?’

Nate Diaz has once more reignited his longstanding rivalry with former two-weight UFC champion, Conor McGregor, poking fun at the Dubliner’s upcoming appearance in...

Report – Kelvin Gastelum vs. Nassourdine Imavov slated for UFC Vegas 67 headliner on January 14.

A rescheduled middleweight matchup between the #11 ranked former interim title challenger, Kelvin Gastelum, and the streaking MMA Factory staple, the #12 rated challenger,...

Helen Peralta takes shot at Disney ahead of Invicta FC 49 return with protest at weigh-ins

Ahead of her return this week at Invicta FC 49 against UFC alum, Poliana Botelho, The Ultimate Fighter alum, Helen Peralta launched a protest...

Kayla Harrison tops massive PFL Championship Finals card in November, 6 title fights set for MSG event

Two-time lightweight tournament victor, Kayla Harrison is set to headline the final PFL (Professional Fighters League) card of this year on November 25. –...

Song Yadong reveals he suffered fractured orbital in loss to Cory Sandhagen, experiencing triple vision

UFC bantamweight contender, Song Yadong has revealed he has been experiencing triple vision ever since suffering his fourth round doctor’s stoppage TKO loss to...

Bo Nickal lands UFC contract with quick triangle win, immediately calls out Khamzat Chimaev

Undefeated grappling talent, Bo Nickal has finally landed his UFC contract following a prior success on Dana White’s Contender Series back in August, returning...

Mackenzie Dern touts Charles Oliveira as the best grappler in MMA: ‘He has the best Jiu-Jitsu’

Ahead of her upcoming UFC Vegas 61 main event this weekend in ‘Sin City’, grappling standout, Mackenzie Dern has touted former undisputed lightweight champion,...

Dustin Poirier wishes ‘huge’ UFC 281 clash with Michael Chandler was five rounds: ‘It could be Fight of the Century’

Former interim UFC lightweight champion, Dustin Poirier maintains he would have preferred to face upcoming opponent, one-time title chaser, Michael Chandler over the course...

Mahmoud Charr reveals agreement is in place for him to fight WBC champion Tyson Fury

Amid continued speculation regarding a potential all-British blockbuster between WBC heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury, and former titleholder, Anthony Joshua this December, former WBA heavyweight...

Anderson Silva labels B.J. Penn as the greatest MMA fighter of all time: ‘I’m a big fan’

Former undisputed UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva has heaped praise on former undisputed lightweight and welterweight titleholder, B.J. Penn – labelling his fellow sport...

Video – Conor McGregor teases UFC comeback, shares MMA sparring footage in Ireland

Expected to make his long-awaited Octagon return in the early stages of next year, former two-weight UFC champion, Conor McGregor has sent fans and...

Jake Paul reignites rivalry with Floyd Mayweather, criticizes exhibition fights: ‘Floyd, I will fight you’

Undefeated professional boxer, Jake Paul has reignited his rivalry with former boxing world champion, the unbeaten, Floyd Mayweather following the Michigan veteran’s latest exhibition...

Ex-UFC champion Conor McGregor yet to be subject to USADA testing throughout 2022

Former two-division UFC champion, Conor McGregor has yet to be subject to anti-doping testing by USADA (United States Anti-Doping Agency) this year, despite remaining...