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James Gallagher To Headline Bellator’s Dublin Return

Bellator MMA today revealed its return to Dublin on Saturday, February 22, with the 3Arena set to host the first European Series event of 2020 in the Irish capital. The main event will see Ireland’s James “The Strabanimal” Gallagher (10-1) face Sunderland’s Cal “Pacino” Ellenor (8-2) in a highly anticipated bantamweight bout, with Gallagher headlining his third Bellator Dublin show inside 12 months. Tickets …

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“I Was Confused, Is He Asking For A Fight Or To Go For A Walk?”

The UFC’s BMF champion Jorge Masvidal wasn’t too sure about the nature of Nick Diaz’s call-out, when the Stockton native spoke to ESPN’s Ariel Helwani earlier this week. Diaz, who hasn’t fought since 2015, took exception to Masvidal’s promise to “baptize” his younger brother Nate should the duo meet in a rematch of the UFC 244. ”You want to talk …

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Canelo Crowned Four-Weight World Champion After Flattening Kovalev

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Canelo Álvarez cemented his spot at the top of the world’s best pound-for-pound pugilists by flattening Sergey Kovalev to claim the WBO light heavyweight title in Las Vegas. The Mexican stepped up two whole weight classes to face heavy hitter Kovalev. The fight may have lacked the action that fans desired from two of the game’s greats with the crowd …

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Justin Gaethje Goads Conor McGregor For Being Scared To Fight Him

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Who is going to be the man that welcomes Conor McGregor back to the UFC Octagon? With the Dubliner announcing his comeback date for January 2020, speculation is mounting as to who his, as of yet unnamed, opponent is. UFC veteran Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone seems to be the front-runner but one other lightweight contender is making a lot of noise… …

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Conor McGregor Fined After Pleading Guilty To Assault

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Conor McGregor has pleaded guilty to assault after appearing in court for the second time in relation to an incident at a Dublin pub earlier this year. The MMA star has since been hit with a €1000 fine after footage of the assault was caught on CCTV. He arrived at Dublin District Court shortly after 10 am. It was his …

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Four Combat Athletes Who Stepped Up Weight Classes Ahead of Canelo v Kovalev

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As he prepares to challenge Sergey Kovalev for the WBO light heavyweight championship, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez knows a little something about stepping up weight classifications. The Mexican is already a triple champion – someone who has held world titles in three different classes. Alvarez now tries to make the leap from middleweight going into this bout at the MGM Grand …

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Dominick Reyes Fancied to Hand Chris Weidman Light Heavyweight Debut Loss

BUFFALO, NY - APRIL 08: Chris Weidman is looked at by the doctor during the fight with Gegard Mousasi of the Netherlands in their middleweight bout during the UFC 210 event at KeyBank Center on April 8, 2017 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

🇺🇸 Reyes 🆚 Weidman 🇺🇸 🇲🇽 Rodriguez 🆚 Stephens 🇺🇸 🇺🇸 Hardy 🆚 Sasoli 🇳🇿 🇺🇸 Lauzon 🆚 Pearce 🇺🇸 🇺🇸 Barber 🆚 Robertson 🇨🇦 🇺🇸 Winn 🆚 Stewart 🇬🇧 🇬🇧 McCann 🆚Belbiţă 🇷🇴 🇺🇸 Bochniak 🆚 Woodson 🇺🇸#UFCBoston is a Friday fight night special with a couple of Brits on the card 🔥 pic.twitter.com/LHNv7hBIKf — UFC on BT Sport …

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Adesanya Stylishly Beats Whittaker To Claim Undisputed MW Title

Israel Adesanya became the undisputed middleweight champion of the world on Saturday night as he dismantled Robert Whittaker at UFC 243 in Melbourne. “The Last Stylebender” was his confident, assured self in front of 57,000 fans at Marvel Stadium as he TKO’d Whittaker in the second round to move to 18-0 in his professional career. Whittaker hadn’t fought since June …

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How McGregor’s Genius Resulted In His Detachment From Ireland

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It started with a cult following before descending into global superstardom. Love him or loathe him, it’s hard to ignore him.  Conor McGregor transcended a sport that was already growing at warp speed and he did it like no other before him. His crossing into the mainstream of popular culture was so meteoric that it has become hard to identify …

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