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Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber Are At It Again!

According to Urijah Faber, he and Conor McGregor have already had a rematch of their little scuffle from backstage at the UFC 189 weigh-in.  The fighters, who are currently facing off as coaches on the latest installment of The Utimate Fighter series, famously engaged in a rather strange tussle outside a bathroom in the MGM Grand Garden Arena, on the …

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“Tip-A-Fighter” – A Strange But Intriguing Concept Looking To Change MMA For The Better

Many people were probably appalled to hear that Rory MacDonald’s base wage for his UFC 189 battle with Robbie Lawler was only $59,000. When you consider what Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao made for their bloodless dance in May of this year that figure becomes even more jarring. MacDonald endured a career shortening level of punishment and shed crimson on …

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UFC Glasgow: Scot’s Celebration Will Hit You Right In The Feels!

Last weekend Conor McGregor tugged at the emotions of Irish MMA fans with his post fight display of teary joy, but this week it was our Celtic neighbours that were welling up. Yesterday, the UFC held their first ever show in Glasgow, Scotland. The card featured three Scottish scrappers, in Joanne Calderwood, Steven Ray and Robert Whiteford. On the night …

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Two Violent K.O’s Highlight Bellator 140!

Bellator MMA continues to be the best alternative to the UFC in Mixed Martial Arts. One of the growing organisation’s recent cards did huge television numbers in the United States. It was, unfortunately, headlined by a nostalgia laced match-up between Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock. I say unfortunate because the company has so much more to offer than side show …

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Irish UFC Star Plans Move To Boxing

An Irish fighter currently signed to the UFC has today revealed plans of trying his hand at boxing. Irish MMA star, Cathal Pendred, today tweeted that he plans on taking a six month hiatus from fighting in the cage to pursue a professional boxing contest. Pendred, who lost to John Howard last Saturday night on the huge UFC 189 card, …

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UFC Scotland Preview: Michael Bisping, Joseph Duffy, Paddy Holohan, & JoJo Calderwood In Action

The first ever UFC Scotland Fight Night boasts a stacked card, as Pundit Arena previews the night’s action. The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland sees various British and Irish stars compete for glory as Scotland makes it’s debut in the UFC’s rotation. Main Card (BT Sport) Michael Bisping vs. Thales Leites (Middleweight) Ross Pearson vs. Evan Dunham (Lightweight) Joseph Duffy vs. Ivan …

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MMA’s Greatest Ever Heavyweight Set To Make A Comeback!

Bloodyelbow.com are today reporting that the man once considered to be the greatest Mixed Martial Artist on the planet is on the comeback trail. Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko has been out of MMA action since June of 2012, when he beat Brazilian Pedro Rizzo via first round knockout. Now 38 years old, the Russian has released a statement in …

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UFC Fight Night San Diego: Frank Mir V Todd Duffee Preview

A rising star faces a two-time World Champion, but who will prevail? It’s our preview of Frank Mir V Todd Duffee. UFC Fight Night San Diego – Main Card (3am BT Sport 1) (Heavyweight) – Frank Mir vs. Todd Duffee (Lightweight) – Josh Thomson vs. Tony Ferguson (Women’s Bantamweight) – Holly Holm vs. Marion Reneau (Bantamweight) – Scott Jorgensen vs. Manny Gamburyan (Lightweight) – …

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The Constantly Evolving Nature Of Stand-Up In The UFC.

It was some time near the beginning of the new millennium when I first discovered the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. The dusty shelves of an eclectic local video store were where I first caught a glimpse of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. I went there to seek out professional wrestling tapes. There, misguidedly mixed amongst tapes of the faux combat …

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Watch The Irish Rugby Team Go Mental For Conor McGregor

The Irish Rugby Team were up early to watch Conor McGregor fight Chad Mendes Like much of the rest of the country, the Irish team were this morning watching Conor McGregor knock out Chad Mendes. The clip sees Tommy O’Donnell and Conor Murray get particularly excited as McGregor finished off Mendes. With the Irish team in training for the World …

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What Next For Conor McGregor?

Last night Conor McGregor captured the interim UFC featherweight title with a rousing victory over Chad Mendes, in front of a raucous crowd, at the MGM, in Las Vegas. Going into the fight there were a number of questions being asked of McGregor. How would the Irishman fare against a world class wrestler? Would his chin stand up to the …

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UFC 189 Report: McGregor Stops Mendes In Second Round

It was a hell of a night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, as Conor McGregor won with seconds left in the second round. After just under an extraordinary two weeks of feverish, tense build-up, the larger than life Conor McGregor (18-2) and Chad ‘Money’ Mendes (18-2) of Team Alpha Male finally got it on at UFC 189 for the interim UFC Featherweight …

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Video: UFC 189 Embedded Episode 9 – I’ll Break Your Nose

The tension is palpable in the latest UFC 189 Embedded video, which goes behind the scenes of weigh-in day. Conor McGregor and Team Alpha Male’s Urijah Faber (teammate of Chad Mendes) have a confrontation in this latest edition of UFC 189 Embedded. The scene quickly became tense, with both men eventually having to be seperated. It was just hours before the weigh-in, so …

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McGregor Needs To Be More Than A Champion

While watching Conor McGregor’s previous fights last night, a horrific thought occurred. What if he loses? What if the man who always said he will ‘obliterate’ the division, doesn’t? Like every athlete, he is beatable, but we like to ignore that. What ‘The Notorious’ has conjured up masterfully over the past few years is the persona of an unstoppable force. …

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