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David O'Donovan

Ginger living down under. My claim to fame is when Nick Diaz told me to f*ck off in Las Vegas.

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Manager Engages In War Of Words With Tony Ferguson On Twitter

It’s been exactly one month since Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s scheduled UFC interim lightweight title fight fell apart and it appears tensions are still running as high as ever. Nurmagomedov struggled with a difficult weight cut and was rushed to hospital on the eve of the fight, with later reports suggesting that his body was failing to supply blood …

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Cody Garbrandt

Cody Garbrandt Targeting Super-Fight With Mighty Mouse Next

Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson is undoubtedly one of the greatest mixed martial artists of his generation. However, on more than one occasion the flyweight king has publicly voiced his disdain for feeling unfairly compensated for his performances and ability. He has cried out for a money fight and now it seems Cody Garbrandt is more than willing to give it …

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LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 30: (L-R) Ronda Rousey and Amanda Nunes of Brazil face off in their UFC women's bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 207 event at T-Mobile Arena on December 30, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Ronda Rousey Retirement Talk Cools As New Coach Is Confirmed

It has been three months since Ronda Rousey’s last appearance in the octagon and we are yet to receive a substantial update on what the former woman’s bantamweight champion’s current fighting status is. On that eventful night of December 30, at UFC 207, Rousey was comprehensively battered by the ferocious stand up skills of Brazilian brawler Amanda Nunes. After such …

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 17: Boxing trainer Freddie Roach poses for a portrait at Wild Card Boxing Club on February 17, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)

Freddie Roach: GSP Wants Conor McGregor For Final Fight Of UFC Contract

For the last couple of months, legendary boxing coach Freddie Roach has been very vocal about the current UFC lightweight champion, Conor McGregor. Amid the widespread speculation of a crossover mega-fight between the Irish superstar and arguably the greatest boxer of all time, Floyd Mayweather, Roach has frequently been questioned on a potential outcome and whether or not he would …

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LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 04: Mark Hunt of Australia waits for a start of a round in a heavyweight bout against Alistair Overeem of the Netherlands during UFC 209 at T-Mobile Arena on March 4, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

UFC Announces Several Intriguing Fights For Upcoming Cards

We are just over the half way point of a lengthy three-week layoff between UFC events. However, this week the company’s matchmakers have been very active finalising some intriguing fights. The UFC recently announced it will return to Auckland, New Zealand on June 11. With Kiwi fighter Robert Whittaker already booked for a pivotal contest against “Jacare” Souza, fan favourite …

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Watch: Dana White Firmly Believes McGregor V Mayweather Will Happen

The long-running saga of a potential Conor McGregor versus Floyd Mayweather superfight has taken yet another significant twist. Just last Saturday, during his tour of the UK, Mayweather sent a clear-cut message to McGregor when he announced he was officially out of retirement just for the Irish superstar.The 49-0 undefeated boxer made sure the entire audience was recording when he said, …

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UFC Fight Night Melbourne: Whittaker Vs Brunson Preview

This time last year Melbourne played host to one of the most iconic highlight reel knockouts in MMA history. Against all the odds Holly Holm destroyed the mystique of Ronda Rousey in front of a record breaking crowd in a showcase event for the UFC. Twelve months on and the Octagon makes only its second appearance in the Victorian capital …

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Watch: UFC Fighters Test Soccer Skills Ahead Of Fight Night Melbourne

This coming Sunday morning the UFC makes its highly anticipated return to Melbourne after over a year’s absence. The word ‘historic’ doesn’t do enough justice for what happened the last time the famous octagon graced the Victorian capital. An astonishing crowd of 56,214 packed Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium for UFC 193, a figure that surpassed the long standing attendance record set …

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LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 23: (L-R) Yair Rodriguez of Mexico kicks Andre Fili in their featherweight bout during the UFC 197 event inside MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 23, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Watch: Candidate For Knockout Of The Year From UFC Featherweight

‘Shin to chin’ – the most suitable way to describe this devastating flying roundhouse kick knockout in the UFC featherweight division at UFC 197. The culprit being highly rated striking sensation from Mexico, Yair Rodriguez. The man, who Joe Rogan picked as his standout fighter to watch for 2016, has a lethal stand up game based on unorthodox, hard to detect kicks …

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ALBUQUERQUE, NM - APRIL 2: UFC lightweight champion Jon 'Bones' Jones joins in for a warm up during an open training session for fans and media at the Jackson's Mixed Martial Arts and Fitness on April 2, 2014 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Photo by Aaron Sweet/Getty Images)

Should Jon Jones Be Wary Of Ring Rust?

After 15 months on the sidelines, this weekend we finally welcome back arguably the greatest mixed martial artist of all time, Jon ‘Bones’ Jones. The number one pound-for-pound fighter on the planet has been absent solely due to his reckless personal life shenanigans that have landed him in deep water with police officials on several occasions. The New York native …

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Opinion: Favouritism And Punishment Go Hand In Hand In The UFC Lately

In what is regarded as the most prevalent period in the history of MMA, it is quite understandable that certain fighters will capture the spotlight more than others. This thriving period we find ourselves embraced in has fronted the emergence of the sport’s first bona fide megastars, but in doing so has subsequently suggested that favouritism is rife. Adding further …

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LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 5: Conor McGregor (L) punches Nate Diaz during UFC 196 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

UFC Veteran Says McGregor-Diaz Rematch Is ‘Pointless’

Having been officially confirmed two weeks ago to the day, the debate around the upcoming Nate Diaz-Conor McGregor rematch is arguably the hottest in MMA. A consistent flow of fighters have weighed in with their opinions on the topic almost daily since. The latest individual to have his say is British veteran Brad ‘One Punch’ Pickett. The London native, renowned …

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NEW YORK - MARCH 24: Georges St-Pierre of Montreal, Quebec, Canada speaks at a press conference for UFC 111 at Radio City Music Hall on March 24, 2010 in New York City. St-Pierre will face Dan Hardy of Nottingham UK in the Welterweight title bout. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Legend Claims Georges St-Pierre Is To Return To The UFC

It’s the question on the lips of every MMA fan lately: is Georges St-Pierre returning to the UFC? Previously GSP has personally played down the idea a potential return to the Octagon. However, in more recent times, individuals close to the former 170 pound king have weighed in with their contrasting views on the matter. Look no further than GSP’s coach. Renowned MMA …

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