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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.

Watch: Official UFC 205 Promo Lives Up To Usual Stellar Standards

A legendary venue in Madison Square Garden will play host to future legends of the UFC on November 12 as UFC 205 takes place in New York City. Keen as ever to avoid the ‘Just Bleed‘ mentality when promoting their events, the UFC’s media team have outdone themselves on this particular occasion. Airing during UFC 204 in Manchester, England, ‘Live …

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LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 12: UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor sits to do promotional spots during an open workout at his gym on August 12, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor is scheduled to fight Nate Diaz in a welterweight rematch at UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2 on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)

Dominick Cruz Refutes Cowboy’s Assertion That Conor McGregor Is Most Hated Fighter In UFC

The UFC bantamweight champion has added his own view to the Conor McGregor/Donald Cerrone dispute that has played out in the past week. The fallout from the duo’s row at the UFC 205 press conference the week prior saw welterweight contender Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone tell Sports Illustrated that ‘all’ the fighters in the promotion hate the Irishman. “He’s not one …

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Watch: Arsene Wenger Talks 20 Years At Arsenal With Fellow Club Legend Thierry Henry

Now plying his trade as a pundit for Sky Sports football, Thierry Henry caught up with his former boss ahead of Arsenal’s clash with Burnley. _____ 1996 saw the Gunners hire a little-known Frenchman who’s managerial experience to that point consisted of a long spell at AS Monaco before being plucked from the obscurity of J-League side Nagoya Grampus Eight. Arsene Wenger’s legacy …

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‘Cowboy’ Cerrone Gives Blunt Assessment Of How Eddie Alvarez/Conor McGregor Bout Will Unfold

Donald Cerrone’s recent appearance on UFC Unfiltered isn’t the first time that the welterweight has written off rival Conor McGregor. ____ Jose Aldo and Nate Diaz have also received the backing of ‘Cowboy’, with mixed results. Now pencilled in to fight Conor McGregor at UFC 205 next month, lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is the latest challenger to the throne, which …

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Watch: Joe Rogan Heavily Hints At Identity Of Conor McGregor’s Next Opponent

The UFC commentator is better placed than most to be privy to such a scoop, and was therefore revealing when the subject came up during his ‘Experience’ podcast. Though many are resigned to Conor McGregor challenging for the lightweight champion at some stage in the near future, two questions remain. One regards his status in the featherweight division, in which he …

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Watch: Galatasaray’s Eren Derdiyok Fires Bicycle Kick For Early Goal Of The Season Contender

It’s only September, but Eren Derdiyok’s effort today in the Turkish Super Lig will prove difficult to beat. An eventful game for Eren Derdiyok in Galatasaray’s 2-0 win over Rizespor will see the 28-year-old receive plaudits from across the footballing world. The Swiss international lit up the Türk Telekom Arena in the sixth minute with a sumptuous bicycle kick after a cross from former …

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Manchester United Set To Receive Injury Boost Ahead Of Crucial Watford Game

Manchester United have hit the skids somewhat with two straight defeats, but Jose Mourinho’s squad have travelled to Hertfordshire in greater numbers than perhaps expected. Though the scrutiny of the early days of the United-Mourinho era has centred on high-profile recruits Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the Red Devils’ defence has also been a sticking point. Take Marcos Rojo’s performance …

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Boxing Trainer Freddie Roach On Conor McGregor: “He Punches Like A Girl”

The bizarre statement on the boxing technique of UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor came during an interview with FightHype. Though the talk of ‘The Notorious’ one fighting Floyd Mayweather in a boxing ring has died down since its crescendo earlier this year, the crossover talk has maintained pace. Amir Khan and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez have both called out the MMA star …

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Neil Seery Receives Major Fight Offer For UFC Belfast

Team Ryano’s Neil Seery should feature at UFC Belfast in November, though an opponent has yet to be named. The popular Dubliner had a huge opportunity in his last outing back in May at UFC Rotterdam. There, he lost out to number three ranked flyweight Kyoji Horiguchi in what was nonetheless a spirited display. Now with a 3-3 record in the UFC, the …

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Jose Aldo Details How Conor McGregor Is A Different Man Off-Camera

UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo shared his behind-the-scenes experiences with division king Conor McGregor. Upon his victory over Dennis Siver in January 2015, Conor McGregor, along with Jose Aldo, embarked on a world press tour, spanning eight cities in five countries over the course of 12 days to promote their then-UFC 189 showdown. The tour showcased McGregor at his most boisterous and vicious, annoying his Brazilian …

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Conor McGregor Now Holds Three Out Of Top Four UFC Pay-Per-Views In History

The news concerning the pay-per-view buy rate for UFC 202 will make for some very interesting reading for one Conor McGregor. As reported yesterday by MMAFighting’s Dave Meltzer, UFC 202: Diaz v. McGregor II has likely broken the UFC’s PPV record, with a staggering estimate of 1.65 million purchases. The hype surrounding the rematch between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor struggled to maintain …

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Anthony Pettis Has Made Decision On Who He Wants To Fight At UFC 205

Former WEC and UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis once again has the world at his feet after rebounding from three straight losses. UFC 185 in March 2015 saw Anthony Pettis relinquish his 155lb. championship to Rafael Dos Anjos. The loss gave rise to further defeats against Eddie Alvarez and Edson Barboza. Seemingly bereft of opportunities at lightweight, ‘Showtime’ opted for a difficult …

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Paul Scholes Names His Three Best Players In The Premier League

Scholes’ choices for the Premier League’s best may cause some consternation among fans outside of the Manchester City faithful. In an extract from Class of 92: Out of our League – Our Journey Back to the Heart of the Game, former Manchester United star Paul Scholes has looked to the blue half of the city in determining the cream of the Premier League …

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