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Watch: 2017’s Glorious UFC Knockout Highlight-Reel Featuring Ngannou, Perry, Overeem & More

As the year winds down into its final stages, enjoy this compilation of some of 2017’s finest UFC knockouts that have been compiled into one absolutely breathtaking showcase of brutal power. For all the talk of 2017 being something of a low point in the UFC’s recent history, we’ve had the pleasure of seeing some pretty breathtaking knockouts and with …

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In Pictures: Some Of The Biggest Football Stories Of 2017

2017 saw another packed year in the football calendar, with any number of records broken and Ireland’s World Cup hopes torn apart at the Aviva. The Champions League was retained for the first time in its current format, the transfer record was shattered and Lionel Messi’s ongoing battle with Cristiano Ronaldo to be crowned the best player ever continued. At …

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The 2017/18 Pro14 “New Signings XV”

ROTORUA, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 17: Leigh Halfpenny of the Lions lines up a penalty during the match between the New Zealand Maori and the British & Irish Lions at Rotorua International Stadium on June 17, 2017 in Rotorua, New Zealand. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Including transfers between each other, the Pro14 sides have made 74 signings this summer. But which 15 players arriving from other leagues make it to our Pro14 New Signings XV? The start of the 2017/18 season sees two new teams joining the Pro14. The Southern Kings and the Cheetahs may have been shown the door by Super Rugby, but they …

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Celtic Unveil Gorgeous New Jersey For 2017/18 Season

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - OCTOBER 01: A Celtic crest on the wall of the stadium before the UEFA Europa League match between Celtic FC and Fenerbahce SK at Celtic Park on October 01, 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty images)

These are exciting times for Celtic supporters. One game away from an historic domestic treble, the Hoops held their own on their return to the Champions League earlier this season. Back-to-back wins over bitter rivals Rangers leaves the Parkhead side flying high. Brendan Rodgers’ maiden season has been deemed a huge success, with Scott Sinclair and Moussa Dembélé finding form …

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Exclusive – Lions On Lions: Four 2005 Tourists Talk New Zealand

With the 2017 Lions tour of New Zealand the first time the iconic side has faced the All Blacks in 12 years, Pundit Arena caught up with four 2005 tourists from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland to get their thoughts on their experiences and what they hope for this summer. We spoke to Ireland’s Shane Byrne, Scotland’s Chris Cusiter, England’s Andy …

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Ger Loughnane Has Serious Reservations About Tipperary’s Ability To Build A Legacy

Ger Loughnane Tipperary

Following last September’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final, many question marks were raised about both Kilkenny and Tipperary. The Cats have wintered, licking their wounds, but many are anticipating that they may have to undergo a transitional period before Liam McCarthy will go back to the Noreside. Meanwhile, the Premier have been bigged up, as they embark on the quest …

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Ranking The Top Eight UFC Fights Of 2016

TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 10: Doo Ho Choi (R) of South Korea fights Cub Swanson (L) of the United States in their Featherweight bout during the UFC 206 event at Air Canada Centre on December 10, 2016 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

It’s that time of the year again folks! With 2016 behind us the MMA media now face the near-impossible task of drawing up a list of the greatest fights of the 366-day period that just passed, and though I was originally going to produce a top-five, the standard this year was simply too ridiculous so with that, I give you …

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Pundit Arena’s Rugby Wishlist For 2017

With 2016 quickly coming to a close and after a fantastic 12 months of international rugby, we look back at the year in full and make five wishes for 2017. 5) A return to rugby’s traditional values The sport has always prided itself on its moral compass, treasuring such values as honesty and integrity. However, in recent years professionalism has …

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