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Chris Kelleher

Student whose interests lie in sports ranging from Darts to MMA, with the likes of Golf, Boxing and Soccer in between. Closet wrestling fan and a lover of sports psychology and stiff jabs.

Khabib Explains Why He Attacked Dillon Danis At UFC 229

Despite claiming the UFC lightweight championship in dominant fashion, Khabib Nurmagomedov is facing an extended spell on the sidelines, pending a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing. Of course, this is because of the extraordinary attack on Dillion Danis, teammate of Conor McGregor, immediately after UFC 229’s main event. Initially it was believed that Danis had personally insulted the Dagestani fighter during the …

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Guernsey Police Call Off Search For Missing Emiliano Sala

Police on Thursday ended their search for Premier League player Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson, saying the chances of finding them alive three days after their plane went missing over the Channel were “extremely remote”. The light aircraft transporting the 28-year-old striker, who signed for Cardiff City at the weekend, disappeared from radar around 20 kilometres (12 miles) north …

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Lowry, Dunne Off To Good Starts At Dubai Desert Classic

After Shane Lowry won the opening Rolex Series event in Abu Dhabi last week, the European Tour is in Dubai this time around for the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. In a field headlined by the likes of Sergio Garcia and Bryson DeChambeau, the victorious Lowry showed no signs of a hangover in his opening round of 69. A level par …

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Solskjaer Hopeful Over New Man United Contract For Martial

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopes Anthony Martial will agree a new contract with Manchester United in the coming weeks as the club look to tie down a clutch of top players. France forward Martial and goalkeeper David de Gea are both out of contract at the end of next season after United triggered 12-month extension options shortly before Christmas. The club …

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Paulie Malignaggi Rages At ‘Dirtbag’ Dana White

Paulie Malignaggi’s issues with Conor McGregor are well documented, but it was his boss, UFC President Dana White, that the ex-boxing champion took issue with when speaking to MMAJunkie. Boxing compadre Oscar De La Hoya recently got into the MMA promotion business, with his inaugural fight card being headlined by Tito Ortiz and Chuck Liddell last year. Naturally, that led …

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Phil Mickelson Maintains Two-Shot Lead In Desert Classic

Five-time major champion Phil Mickelson fired six birdies in a six-under par 66 on Saturday to maintain his two-shot lead in the US PGA Tour Desert Classic. The 48-year-old American heads into Sunday’s final round chasing a 44th US PGA Tour title and his third in this event in the California desert east of Los Angeles. His 22-under par total …

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Mourinho Responds To Neville, Laments Lack Of Backing At United

Jose Mourinho has been doing the rounds on beIN Sports since his departure from Manchester United. The split between manager and club was acrimonious, and Mourinho had some interesting things to say when appearing on the Qatar-based show with ex-Chelsea star Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, and the ex-Sky Sports duo of Andy Gray and Richard Keys. It’s the opinion of a current …

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‘Extremely Angry’ Sarri Slams Mentally Weak Chelsea After Arsenal Defeat

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri labelled his players mentally weak and difficult to motivate after losing 2-0 at Arsenal in a toothless performance on Saturday. The Gunners blew the race for a top-four Premier League finish wide open as first-half goals from Alexandre Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny closed Arsenal and Manchester United, who beat Brighton earlier in the day, to within …

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Salah Fires Liverpool Seven Points Clear In Dramatic Finish

Liverpool moved seven points clear at the top of the Premier League as Mohamed Salah’s double inspired a dramatic 4-3 victory over Crystal Palace. With second-placed Manchester City travelling to bottom of the table Huddersfield on Sunday, Liverpool seized the chance to tighten their grip on the title race. Jurgen Klopp’s side were pushed hard by Palace but Salah’s predatory …

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Solskjaer And Rashford Set Records As Man United Beat Brighton

Mid-January is usually the time of year for which reality sets in for many of us after a positive holiday period. Manchester United continue to live the dream however, with today’s 2-1 win over Brighton putting them just three points behind Chelsea who face Arsenal in the evening kickoff. Brighton, who won the return fixture 3-2 at the start of …

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More Clubs Pile Pressure On Officials Over Leeds Spying

A further 11 Championship clubs have written to the English Football League to voice their concerns after Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa admitted spying on all his side’s opponents this season. Leeds lead the Championship, England football’s second tier. But their 2-0 win over Derby County last week was overshadowed by Bielsa’s admission he sent a club employee to spy …

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Pacquiao Lighter For Las Vegas Return Vs Broner

Filipino star Manny Pacquiao tipped the scales half a pound lighter for his WBA welterweight title bout against Adrien Broner. A trim-looking Pacquiao, who faces Broner at Las Vegas’s MGM Grand Garden Arena tonight, weighed in at exactly 146 pounds. Broner, who is determined to wreck what will be Pacquiao’s first fight on US soil since 2016, came in at 146.5 …

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Bielsa Spent 300 Hours On Extraordinary Presentation

An impromptu press conference was called earlier today by under-fire Leeds United boss, Marcelo Bielsa. The eccentric manager had admitted that he was responsible for the spy controversy that dogged his sides’ win over Derby last week. The buzz that followed this presser announcement for 5p.m saw many believe that he would step down as Leeds manager, or at least …

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Ronaldo Seals Italian Super Cup For Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the only goal to hand Juventus their first trophy of the season with a 1-0 win over ten-man AC Milan in the Italian Super Cup on Wednesday in Saudi Arabia. Ronaldo – signed by the Italian giants last year from Real Madrid as they target a first Champions League title since 1996 – headed in a 61st-minute …

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