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So Are We Getting Another Khabib/McGregor Press Conference?

As time passed, it became increasingly clear that the first Khabib/McGregor presser was an instant classic, but should we expect another heading into fight-week? Although we don’t mean to gloat, we did call the announcement of the first meeting between the two down to a tee. To be honest, though, the blueprint for such a monumental event can be found in …

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UFC 228: Woodley Vs. Till Reportedly Does Awful PPV Numbers

Despite its status as perhaps the year’s best fight-card to date, September’s UFC 228 has reportedly performed poorly in terms of pay-per-view buys. It was a truly fantastic card. The fans were treated to vicious finishes aplenty and with a main-event pairing as tantalising a prospect as Tyron Woodley vs. Darren Till – the whole night did have a special feel. …

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Jon Jones Blasts Daniel Cormier In Lengthy Instagram Post

Jon Jones has lashed out as his heated rival Daniel Cormier after anti-doping agency USADA handed him a 15-month ban that will see him return to action sooner than previously thought. And as you would expect, it was a decision that was met with more than a few questions from the MMA community. Jones reportedly provided USADA with information that …

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McGregor Praised By Mother Of Sick Boy After €10,000 Donation

Conor McGregor has been hailed as a ‘legend’ by the mother of a young Irish boy in need of hospital care after the MMA star donated €10,000 via GoFundMe. The sick boy’s mother, Grainne McCullough, shared a screenshot of the generous donation last night, thanking McGregor for his contribution. @TheNotoriousMMA we are forever grateful ?????? I will never forget what …

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Diaz/Poirier Saga Takes Another Twist As UFC Sweat Over 230 Main

The saga surrounding UFC 230 looks like it’s far from over. The November Madison Square Garden card is still without a main event and there had been talk during the week that the proposed lightweight fight between Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier would get the nod, with a newly introduced 165-pound belt on the line. Despite both fighters tweeting that …

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Watch: Khabib & McGregor’s Tense Faceoff Dissected

The press conference meeting between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor was followed by a memorable face-off that saw one man clearly come out on top. The YouTuber Alpaca Thesaurus has managed to compile yet another insightful take into a landmark MMA event – one that focussed entirely on the moment Khabib and Conor finally stood face-to-face. We all know that it was …

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Eleven Sports To Take Over UFC Broadcasting Rights In 2019

Eleven Sports and UFC have today announced a new broadcast partnership for the UK and Ireland, that begins in January 2019. The global sports provider has further strengthened its growing offer for sports fans by securing the rights to all 42 live UFC events in 2019, as well as over 150 hours of UFCoriginal and archive programming in a multi-year …

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GSP Gives Update, Claims He Is Walking Around At 183lbs

The former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre has given an update on his health and his plans for next year. When Georges made the leap up to the 185lb division to take on and eventually defeat the reigning champion Michael Bisping at UFC 217, he did so carrying a much heavier-set figure than we are accustomed to seeing …

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Nate Diaz Looks To Be In Serious Shape Ahead Of UFC 230

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Nate Diaz posted a photo of himself during his ongoing training camp for UFC 230, one that shows him looking in absolutely superb shape.  Nate’s commitment to his training has never been in question. As one of the sport’s most durable fighters, we’ve seen him show his remarkable pace and cardio on several occasions inside the octagon. Both he and …

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UFC In Talks For At Gustafsson Vs. Romero For UFC 230

According to ESPN’s Ariel Helwani, the UFC are apparently looking at a 205lb matchup between Alexander Gustafsson and Yoel Romero for UFC 230. Since the news emerged that Jon Jones would be receiving a far more lenient sentence from USADA than originally expected, speculation linking him to the still-vacant UFC 230 headliner spot has been rampant. And honestly, it’s the …

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Old SBG Sparring Partner Recalls Training With ‘Narcissistic’ Conor McGregor

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Myles Price is a former training-partner of Conor McGregor’s in SBG Ireland, one who seemingly has some less-than-positive memories of working with the UFC superstar. Price has since aligned himself with standout gym AKA – home to Conor’s UFC 229 opponent Khabib Nurmagomedov, and in a recent interview with MMAFighting’s Eurobash podcast he broke down his experiences with the former dual-weight world …

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Referee And Judges Are Set For UFC 229 Main Event

The officials have been selected for the biggest fight of the year, featuring UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. Per MMAFighting, veteran referee Herb Dean will take charge of the UFC 229 main event on October 6. Dean has officiated five of McGregor’s fights so far: versus Nate Diaz at UFC 196, Chad Mendes at UFC 196, Dennis …

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Abdulmanap & Tony: Fathers Of Khabib And Conor Give Insight Into Camps

The respective fathers of UFC 229 headliners Khabib Nurmagomdov and Conor McGregor have come to prominence in recent months. Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov was dragged into the dispute between the two fighters, with McGregor calling him a ‘quivering coward’ and doubling down at last week’s press conference. View this post on Instagram @abdulmanap.nurmagomedov I can see you. Cowering behind fake respect. Just …

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Watch: BT Sport Release New Spine-Tingling McGregor/Khabib Promo

BT Sport released their latest Conor McGregor/Khabib Nurmagomedov promo on Tuesday with UFC 229 in Las Vegas less than two weeks away. Hot off the heels of one of the most explosive press conferences in recent memory, BT Sport have upped the anticipation levels, with their latest hype video surrounding, what many feel, will be the biggest fight in UFC …

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Tyron Woodley On Why He Wants Conor McGregor To Win At UFC 229

Having defended his UFC welterweight championship four times now, Tyron Woodley can see the green-tinged light at the end of the tunnel. Woodley has likely been the most maligned male champion in the promotion during his tenure. Unpopular with some fans and even UFC President, Dana White, the 36-year-old’s title defences against the likes of Demian Maia were labelled ‘boring’, …

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