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Richard Barrett is a Co-Founder and Head of Content at Pundit Arena. You can follow him on Twitter via @TheBoyBarrett .

UFC President: Conor McGregor Is Bigger Than Brock Lesnar & GSP

The praise keeps on coming for the UFC’s brightest star Conor McGregor, with UFC President Dana White saying The Notorious is “bigger than any of the fighters we’ve ever had.” Speaking to Ariel Helwani on FOX Sports, White spoke about McGregor being the real deal and that his meteoric rise was unheard of in the UFC and sport in general. …

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Manchester City Boss: Cash Doesn’t Guarantee Success

Manuel Pellegrini has defended Manchester City’s spending in recent seasons and says cash does not ensure success. Sheikh Mansour changed the footballing landscape in the Premier League when brought his billions to Manchester City in 2008. In a short period, his money transformed the club from Premier League strugglers to two-time champions. However, current City boss Manuel Pellegrini has stressed that cash alone …

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Barcelona Boss: Suarez Wasn’t Slim At Liverpool

Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique has denied Luis Suarez is overweight ahead of his return to action, saying it’s just the way the Uruguayan international is build, and that he doesn’t remember a slim Suarez in his Liverpool days. Luis Suarez is currently serving a four-month ban for biting Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini during the World Cup, and concerns have been …

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Manchester United Target Won’t Be Leaving Madrid

Carlo Ancelotti insists Manchester United target Cristiano Ronaldo won’t be returning to play in England. The Real Madrid star has been linked with a move back to Old Trafford in recent weeks and a section of Manchester United fans even paid to fly a plane over Real Madrid’s latest game pleading with the star to return to England. 'Come Home Ronaldo' …

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Paul Pierce Wears Boston Celtics Jacket Despite Being A Wizards Player

Paul Pierce was in attendance when Derek Jeter said goodbye at Fenway Park this weekend. However, the Washington Wizards forward turned up wearing a Boston Celtics jacket. To put things into context, Pierce played for the Celtics for fifteen seasons and was idolised by the fans. He left the franchise in acrimonious circumstances last summer for the Brooklyn Nets, who decided not …

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Golden State Warriors’ New Jersey Looks Like Rubbish Bag

The Golden State Warriors revealed their alternate jersey for the upcoming 2014/15 season and it didn’t go down too well. The Dubs are no strangers to trying out new looks, and were the first side to unveil a modern short sleeve NBA jersey last season. Despite Golden State being one of the most creative teams on the court in the NBA, …

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Derek Jeter Received A Truckload Of Retirement Presents

New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter finally said goodbye to the MLB, as his farewell tour came to an end in Boston on Sunday. The record-breaking shortstop finished his career with an infield single in the third inning against the Red Sox, which saw the Yankees come out on top 9-5. Jeter’ enjoyed a fairytale ending at Yankee Stadium earlier in the …

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VIDEO: McGregor Attends Post-Fight Presser With UFC Belt

The Conor McGregor steam train continued its journey through the UFC’s featherweight division, by knocking out Dustin Poirier with a first round TKO in Las Vegas. McGregor talked himself up a lot during the week and many expected a close fight against #5 ranked Poirier. However, it took just 90 seconds for The Notorious to finish his opponent. Check out …

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Liverpool Not Worried About UEFA Sanctions

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has said the club are confident of avoiding sanctions following UEFA’s announcement that they are are under investigation for FFP breaches. UEFA announced during the week that the Merseyside giants are one of seven clubs that are being investigated due to supposed breaches of Financial Fair Play (FFP) breaches. UEFA released the following statement: “The CFCB (club …

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Ryder Cup: Three Of The Best Shots So Far

The Ryder Cup is in full ‘swing’ and there’s been a number of incredible shots so far. Here are the top three for those of you missing the action due to work. 1. Martin Kaymer Attacks The Pin This lovely approach shot from Martin Kaymer almost dropped into the hole. Kaymer and Thomas Bjorn are currently 1UP on Rickie Fowler and Jimmy Walker. …

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Derek Jeter Says Farewell To Yankee Stadium

It was an emotional night in the Bronx on Thursday, as Yankees legend Derek Jeter played his final home game for the Bronx Bombers. Jeter is one those rare stars that transcends sport. This writer was lucky enough to witness ‘Captain Clutch’ back in 2008, when the Red Sox were in town for the last series at the old Yankee Stadium. …

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Manchester City Star Slated During Twitter Q&A

This was never going to end well.. Manchester City star Bacary Sagna took part in a Twitter Q&A session, titled #AskBacary, on Thursday night. As expected, the former Arsenal star received a barrage of abuse. Here are some of the picks of the tweets. When the rest of the squad are training on the pitch do u train as well …

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Kevin Durant Admits He Plays As LeBron On NBA2K 15

Kevin Durant is the face of NBA2K 15, and arguably the greatest scorer in the NBA. He’s also one of LeBron James’ rivals ever year for the MVP trophy and the current holder of the coveted award. However, that doesn’t mean the ‘Slim Reaper’ chooses himself every time he plays the game on his console. No, that would be “kind …

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Soldado’s Tottenham Career Summed Up In A Vine

Tottenham striker Roberto Soldado has endured a tough time at White Hart Lane. Despite getting on the scoresheet against Nottingham Forest in Wednesday night’s League Cup victory, it was another aspect of his play on the night that perhaps summed up his Tottenham career thus far. Soldado’s goal was his first at White Hart Lane in six months. This Vine …

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VIDEO: Poirier on Conor McGregor: “I’ve Never Disliked Somebody This Much”

Dustin Poirier has hit out at Conor McGregor ahead of their eagerly anticipated clash in Las Vegas on Saturday. In a video uploaded to the UFC’s official YouTube channel , Poirier expresses his disgust at McGregor’s behaviour following a tense stand off in the MGM Grand. “I’ve never disliked somebody that much. There’s a time to be professional. I mean, in …

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GOALS: Guidetti Off The Mark For Celtic

Celtic new boy John Guidetti scored his first goal for the club in Wednesday night’s 3-0 win over Hearts. The win sees Celtic ease into the quarter-finals of the Scottish League Cup following an impressive display from Ronnie Deila’s men. Guidetti scored the opener, before winning a penalty that Kris Commons duly dispatched. The goal of the night was a comical own …

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