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Mixed martial arts journalist who can be contacted at [email protected]

Anthony Pettis Explains Decision To Fight Stephen Thompson At 170lbs

Anthony Pettis has broken down exactly why he felt compelled to test the waters at 170lbs by taking on Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson at UFC Nashville. The former lightweight champion and interim-featherweight title-challenger’s decision to take a fight at welterweight was one that was met with quite a confused response from the MMA world. Thompson, like ‘Showtime’, possesses one of the most …

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Khabib Goes After Nate Diaz: “All Top Fighters Beat Him”

Khabib Nurmagomedov was completely dismissive of Nate Diaz and his recent attacks on him via social media, highlighting the inconsistency of his career in a recent interview. When you’re a fighter with a record as impressive as Khabib’s, I suppose it’s understandable that you view losses as the collector’s items of lesser athletes and after their public social media feud …

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Khabib Wants St-Pierre, Ferguson & Mayweather Before Retirement

Khabib Nurmagomedov has laid out his ideal plan for the coming years before eventually hanging up his gloves and retiring from mixed martial arts. For years, Khabib was seen by many as the uncrowned champion of the lightweight division, a looming shadow within the top-10 whose destructive rise into the rankings had only been hindered by a string of injuries …

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Dana White On The Possibility Of McGregor Vs. Cerrone

The UFC president addressed the recent comments from both Donald Cerrone and Conor McGregor concerning a possible fight between them. Cerrone put on one of the best performances of his career at UFC Brooklyn last night, comprehensively shutting down the hype behind up-and-comer Alexander Hernandez in a Fight Of The Night-winning effort that will serve only to further his legendary status. …

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Pacquiao Batters Broner On Way To Unanimous Decision Victory

Manny Pacquiao put on a masterclass in elite boxing Saturday with a 12-round demolition of Adrien Broner, defending his welterweight title in his first fight on US soil in two years — and his first as a 40-year-old. Pacquiao easily won with an impressive display of superior hand speed and destructive power that landed him a unanimous decision victory over …

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Conor McGregor To Cowboy – “For A Fight Like That, I’ll Fight You”

Donald Cerrone’s return to lightweight saw him go deep into the fire with Alexander Hernandez, picking up an invaluable TKO win in the second-round. And what a finish it was! Cool ✅Calm ✅Calculated ✅Cowboy 🤠 Donald Cerrone looking as sharp as ever with a beautiful finish at #UFCBrooklyn 🙌 30 fights, 22 wins in the UFC… Stunning. pic.twitter.com/vlthyS4PFF — Watch …

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Watch: Dillashaw Rants About Early Stoppage In Post-Fight Press Conference

TJ Dillashaw was far from pleased after what he perceived to be an early-stoppage in his UFC Brooklyn headliner against Henry Cejudo. Cejudo managed to earn himself another victory in a seemingly unwinnable matchup after his UFC 227 victory over Demetrious Johnson this year, this time destroying the heavily-favoured bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw in less than a minute. HENRY CEJUDO …

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