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.

Alex Pereira urges Israel Adesanya to thank referee for UFC 281 stoppage: ‘Thank him for saving your life’

Off the back of his stunning championship victory at UFC 281 last weekend, Brazilian striking ace, Alex Pereira has issued a scatching response to...

Dan Hooker admits he prefers early stoppage for teammate Israel Adesanya following UFC 281 loss

UFC lightweight contender, Dan Hooker has admitted that while the fighter in him would like to see more opportunities for his fellow combatants to...

Ibraheem Yazeed, murder suspect in Aniah Blanchard case charged with three counts of capital murder

Ibraheem Yazeed, the man accused of murdering Aniah Blanchard, the stepdaughter of UFC heavyweight contender, Walt Harris, has been charged with three counts of...

Jorge Masvidal offers to fight Gilbert Burns in the UK: ‘I will gladly beat the sh*t out of you’

Two-time UFC welterweight title challenger, Jorge Masvidal has offered to entertain Gilbert Burns’ continuous callouts – insisting if the Brazilian is willing to wait,...

Firas Zahabi praises UFC 281 stoppage: ‘Alex Pereira could have ended Israel Adesanya’s career’

Tristar MMA head coach, Firas Zahabi has shared his thoughts on last weekend’s much-discussed UFC 281 headlining stoppage, claiming newly minted undisputed middleweight champion,...

Derrick Lewis backs Israel Adesanya, calls for Steve ‘Maserati’ to return to UFC refereeing

Ahead of his Octagon return this weekend in the main event of UFC Vegas 66, former heavyweight title challenger, Derrick Lewis has backed recent...

Dustin Poirier uninterested in potential title eliminator with Beneil Dariush: ‘That’s not super exciting’

Former interim UFC lightweight champion, Dustin Poirier has claimed a potential title eliminator at 155lbs against the surging, Beneil Dariush, does not jump off...

Report – Ex-UFC champion Israel Adesanya arrested at JFK Airport, alleged to have possessed brass knuckles

Former undisputed UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, has reportedly been arrested at JFK International Airport in Queens, New York this Wednesday evening, with the...

Renato Moicano calls for Conor McGregor fight following UFC 281 win: ‘Moicano wants the money’

Off the back of an impressive submission win over Brad Riddell at UFC 281 at Madison Square Garden last weekend, Brazilian lightweight contender, Renato...

UFC veteran Ben Askren advises younger fighters against pursuing MMA run: ‘It’s a sh*tty career’

Former UFC welterweight contender, Ben Askren has advocated against pursuing a professional mixed martial arts career as a young, up-and-coming fighter, highlighting the luck...

Robert Whittaker previews future Alex Pereira fight: ‘Did you see the size of the fella?’

Whilst former undisputed UFC middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker believes he matches up well with newly minted division champion, Alex Pereira following his ascension to...

Conor McGregor told to ‘go to bed’ amid lengthy analysis post reflecting on 2020 win over Donald Cerrone

Former undisputed UFC lightweight and featherweight champion, Conor McGregor, has been labelled “drunk”, and urged to “go to bed”, after he posted a lengthy...

Israel Adesanya reveals PCL injury almost forced him to withdraw from UFC 281 clash with Alex Pereira

Former undisputed UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, has revealed a lingering posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) almost forced him to withdraw from last weekend’s UFC...

Israel Adesanya reveals plan to survive Alex Pereira knockout barrage: ‘I was waiting for him to gas out’

Former UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya has claimed he had planned to wait for newly minted champion, Alex Pereira to “gas out” during his...

Audit tools finds Conor McGregor, Jon Jones have the most fake Twitter followers among UFC stars

SparkToro, a fake follower audit tool, has claimed that former two-weight champion, Conor McGregor, and former two-time light heavyweight best, Jon Jones have the...

Jake Paul agrees to land February fight with Tommy Fury in the UK: ‘I’ll come to his country. No more running’

Undefeated professional boxer, Jake Paul has seemingly agreed to land a professional clash against fellow unbeaten puncher, Tommy Fury in February of next year...