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McGregor Receives Six-Month Ban, Khabib Nine Months For 229 Brawl

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UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor both received retroactive bans for their role in a post 229 brawl in October 2018. The Nevada Athletic Commission handed down the bans and fines during a hearing on Tuesday. Khabib’s nine-month ban could be reduced to six months if he cooperates in the filming and distributing of an anti-bullying public service announcement. McGregor …

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Justin Gaethje’s One ‘Small Complaint’ About Potentially Dying Inside The Octagon

One of the most exciting fighters to ever compete inside the octagon has called for a greater level of compensation for athletes expected to go five rounds. Since signing for the UFC, Justin Gaethje has become one of the promotion’s most unmissable fighters. An absolutely vicious competitor that has been involved in instant-classic after instant-classic, he has now been lined …

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Owen Roddy Excited By The Possibility Of McGregor Vs. Cerrone

SBG Charlestown coach Owen Roddy has expressed his belief that a fight between Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone would be the ideal matchup for his star-pupil’s return. There have been whispers of a showdown between these two for quite some time but speculation well and truly amped up a gear following Cerrone’s UFC Brooklyn victory over Alex Hernandez. In many ways, …

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Daniel Cormier Defends #1 P4P Spot Over Second-Ranked Jon Jones

Daniel Cormier has explained why he is the pound-for-pound number 1 and how Jon Jones will need to defeat him at heavyweight in order to reclaim that title. Speaking to UFC.com, the heavyweight champion explained how he finally felt as though he stepped out of the shadow of his great rival following his title-winning performance against Stipe Miocic at UFC 226. …

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Report: Khabib & McGregor Agree To Settlement For UFC 229 Post-Fight Skirmish

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UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and his UFC 229 opponent Conor McGregor have reportedly reached a settlement for their now-infamous post-fight melee. Neither man will actually attend the Las Vegas meeting today but according to reports made by Las Vegas Review Journal, the pair have both reached settlements that will dictate the severity of the punishment handed down to them. This will mean …

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#MayMac2 Octagon Bound? – A Tale of Two Careers

Rumours of a rematch between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather are gaining heat, but there is a twist: this time, they will meet in the Octagon. The events of 26 August 2017 are, of course, well-documented, and the result was never in any real doubt. Through a tenth-round stoppage, Mayweather duly became the first man to go 50-0 in a …

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Outside Shouts: The Divisional Dark Horses Of The UFC

They might not all win UFC titles before all is said and done, but here are some of the fighters that have a better chance at getting further into the title-mix than most give them. It was a lot harder than expected to forego the usual picks when constructing this list. You’ll find no hotly-tipped prospects like Zabit Magomedsharipov or …

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The Ten Fighters Set To Define The World Of MMA In 2019

Unquestionably, 2018 was a good year for the fans of MMA but, without a doubt, this last quarter was the most moved. There were many fights that provided unexpected results for fans of the UFC and other organizations. On top of that, there have also been many controversies within the circuit of the MMA, such as those unleashed by fighters …

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