UFC Ultimate Fighting Championship Irish Fighters

UFC Logo [Reference: 9]

Irish Fighters Records (MMA & UFC)

Conor McGregor262240224
Norman Parke953153
Cathal Pendred22174142
Paul Holohan15122132
Neil Seery291613034
Paul Redmond16106002
Charlie Ward633002
John Redmond19712000
Aisling Daly221660??
Irish MMA Fighters [Reference: 1-7]


Conor McGregor is the most famous Irish-born UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) Fighter, having ammassed 22 Wins from 26 Bouts.

Aislig Daly was the first Irish-born Woman Fighter in the UFC, and retired due to aBrain Scan “Abnormality”.

Conor mcGregor Irish-born UFC Fighter [Reference: 10]


[1] RTE (2015) Cathal Pendred Calls Time on MMA Career [Internet] Available from: https://www.rte.ie/sport/mma/2015/1125/749178-cathal-pendred-calls-time-on-mma-career/ [Accessed 21 September 2019]

[2] MMA Fighting (2017) Charlie Ward vs. John Redmond confirmed for Bellator 187 [Internet] Available from: https://www.mmafighting.com/2017/9/27/16372664/charlie-ward-vs-john-redmond-confirmed-for-bellator-187 [Accessed 21 September 2019]

[3] The Guardian (2016) Conor McGregor knocks out Alvarez to make UFC history – as it happened [Internet] Available from: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/live/2016/nov/12/ufc-205-conor-mcgregor-eddie-alvarez-live [Accessed 21 September 2019]

[4] BJ Penn (2016) Norman Parke announces release from the UFC [Internet] Available from: https://www.bjpenn.com/mma-news/norman-parke-announces-release-from-the-ufc/ [Accessed 21 September 2019]

[5] The 42 (2015) Irish fighter released by the UFC following consecutive defeats [Internet] Available from: https://www.the42.ie/paul-redmond-released-ufc-2462053-Nov2015/ [Accessed 21 September 2019]

[6] MMA Junkie (2016) UFC flyweight Paddy Holohan, 27, announces retirement due to blood disorder [Internet] Available from: https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2016/04/ufc-flyweight-paddy-holohan-27-announces-retirement-due-to-blood-disorder [Accessed 21 September 2019]

[7] MMA Junkie(2017) Newly retired and emotional Neil Seery not sure what’s next, ‘and that’s what scares me’ [Internet] Available from: https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2017/07/newly-retired-ufc-neil-seery-whats-next-scared [Accessed 21 September 2019]

[8] The 42 (2017) The first Irish woman to compete in the UFC has retired due to a brain scan ‘abnormality’ [Internet] Available from: https://www.the42.ie/aisling-daly-retires-3213970-Jan2017/ [Accessed 21 September 2019]

[8] UFC Stats (2020) Conor McGrgeor [Internet] Available from: http://ufcstats.com/fighter-details/f4c49976c75c5ab2 [Accessed 1 February 2020]


[9] Bleacher Report (2020) UFC Logo [Internet] Available from: https://cdn.bleacherreport.net/images/team_logos/328×328/ufc.png [Accessed 1 Febraury 2020]

[10] Conor McGregor Facebook (2016) Profile Picture, March 26, 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/12472457_1241042205964076_2034147305309584757_n.jpg?_nc_cat=1&_nc_ohc=4wQ13WTaWjEAX-ggUS4&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=edec85652a3d5ab0f03ef43caa44ab94&oe=5E953CD5 [Accessed 1 February 2020]


Thanks to John Kane, John Wills, John Cummins, John Doody, John Morahan.

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Last Updated: 1 February 2020

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