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Michael Corry

Sports Journalist based in Dublin. Hit me up if you have a unique story to tell. Email: michael@punditarena.com Twitter: @Corry_10 Instagram: @Corry_10
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Tenshin Nasukawa Says He Wants To Kick Floyd Mayweather’s Ass

Japanese kickboxer Tenshin “Ninja Boy” Nasukawa said Tuesday he wants to use the element of surprise to defeat boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr in their bout later this month. “I want to kick his ass,” the 20-year-old baby-faced southpaw told reporters after a training session in the city of Matsudo near Tokyo. The New Year’s Eve bout, first announced in …

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Reports: Manchester United Eyeing Up Laurent Blanc As New Manager

Manchester United are reportedly eyeing up Laurent Blanc as caretaker manager for the remainder of the season after the decision to sack Jose Mourinho on Tuesday. Following the Portuguese manager’s dismissal, Manchester United officials wish to hire somebody in the short-term that knows the club well and the French World Cup winner fits the bill perfectly having spent two years …

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Gary Neville Believes Pochettino Should Get Manchester United Job

Former Manchester United captain, Gary Neville, has made it publicly known who he wants to see take over the reins now that Jose Mourinho has been sacked. Neville believes the most viable candidate for the Old Trafford job is current Spurs manager, Mauricio Pochettino, due to his style of play, mannerisms and belief in young talent, something that the Manchester club …

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Xherdan Shaqiri Revels In Putting Manchester United To The Sword

  Xherdan Shaqiri says scoring a double in the 3-1 win over Manchester United on Sunday for Liverpool was a “beautiful feeling” and puts him on course for his most prolific Premier League campaign. The 27-year-old Swiss international midfielder came off the bench to take his tally to five goals in 13 league appearances, meaning he is already just three …

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Pep Guardiola: Man City Will Not Sacrifice League Cup For Title Race

Holders Manchester City will take Tuesday’s League Cup quarter-final with Leicester City seriously, says manager Pep Guardiola, even though they are in a tight duel with Liverpool for the Premier League title. Guardiola — whose Premier League champions trail Liverpool by a point — says it is only by winning trophies the club can get better, even if the League …

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Europa League Draw: Celtic Face Tough Tie With Spanish Giants

The Europa League round of 32 draw was made today in Nyon, with Arsenal and Chelsea both feeling confident that they can qualify for the final 16, whilst Celtic face a tough tie against Valencia. Brendan Rodgers’ unseeded Celtic side will face a tough, tough draw when they travel to Valencia for their round of 32 tie. Valencia competed in the …

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Champions League Draw: Man Utd & Liverpool Both Face Tough Draws

The draw for the Champions League round of 16 was made this morning with the tie of the round undoubtedly the clash of European heavyweights Liverpool and Bayern Munich.  Jurgen Klopp’s charges were the last British team drawn out and were guaranteed to play Bayern by the time it came around. Klopp has a history with the German kingpins as …

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Kieran McGeeney: Problem Is The Tackle, Not The Hand-Pass

Armagh began their 2019 inter-county campaign with a demolition of St. Mary’s College Belfast in the Dr McKenna Cup.  It was Kieran McGeeney’s charges first outing under the new rules that will be experimented throughout the pre-season competitions and Allianz Football League. Despite, their 6-17 to 1-07 victory, ‘Geezer’ was not happy with the rule changes enforced and feels that …

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Nick Diaz Denies Agreeing To Fight Jorge Masvidal At UFC 235

Nick Diaz has not yet signed the fight agreement that will see him return to the Octagon at UFC 235 against Jorge Masvidal. Rumours of a match-up between the two veterans have long been touted, and UFC president Dana White declared in his press conference after UFC 231 last week that the fight was done. Now, Diaz has come out …

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Pochettino Believes Spurs Can Take Inspiration From Champions League

Tottenham should seek inspiration from an unlikely run to the last 16 of the Champions League to pose a Premier League title challenge, believes Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino. Despite the midweek exertions of drawing 1-1 away to Barcelona to progress in Europe, Spurs closed to within five points of Premier League leaders Manchester City thanks to substitute Christian Eriksen’s stoppage-time …

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Toulouse Run In Five Tries To Mount Pressure On Leinster

Two tries from scrum-half Antoine Dupont and 17 points from the boot of full-back Thomas Ramos led Toulouse to a superb 42-27 win over Wasps on Saturday which all but guarantees the French club a place in the last eight of the European Champions Cup. Saracens also strengthened their chase for the last eight with a hard-fought win in Cardiff. …

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Alex Oliveira On Gunnar Nelson: “That Elbow Changed Everything”

Gunnar Nelson returned to winning ways on Saturday when he submitted Brazilian welterweight Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira at UFC 231. Nelson was in control of the contest and landed a nasty elbow to the face of Oliveira, the resulting elbow drew one of the most gruesome cuts seen inside the Octagon as Oliveira spilt blood all over the canvass. Oliveira returned …

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BT Sport To Remain Exclusive Home Of UFC In UK & Ireland

BT Sport has confirmed that they will continue as the official home of the UFC in the UK and Republic of Ireland after signing a new broadcasting rights deal that will come into effect in January.  The new deal means that all UFC pay-per-views and Fight Nights will be shown live and exclusive on BT Sport TV, as well as …

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Cain Velasquez & Francis Ngannou In The Works For UFC Pheonix

Cain Velasquez could be set for a return to the Octagon in early 2019 according to multiple sources. As reported by Ariel Helwani, the UFC is in talks with Velasquez about headlining their UFC Pheonix event on February 19 against none other than Francis Ngannou. Velasquez is a former two-time UFC heavyweight champion having won the title first in 2010 …

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Michael Cheika Survives Axe But Has Powers Significantly Reduced

Michael Cheika will survive the axe as Wallabies coach but his powers will be curtailed with Scotland-based Scott Johnson appointed the director of rugby above him, a report said Friday. Cheika has faced a mounting backlash from dismayed fans and former players after winning just four of Australia’s 13 Tests this year. Despite the dire results and a slide to …

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