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Watch: Michael ‘Venom’ Page Took A Cheeky Swipe At Conor McGregor Earlier This Week

Bellator MMA welterweight star Michael ‘Venom’ Page took a cheeky little swipe at UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor during a press conference in London earlier this week. It was announced in July that Page had signed with Hayemaker Ringstar and that he intended to attempt the difficult transition from the MMA cage to the boxing ring at some point before …

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Kavanagh Doesn’t Expect McGregor To Return To The Octagon In 2017

Conor McGregor’s head coach John Kavanagh doesn’t foresee his charge returning to action before the year is out. McGregor’s professional boxing debut on August 26th ended in defeat, as he was stopped inside ten rounds by returning former pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Though the Irishman has refused to rule out …

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Watch: Garbrandt, Faber & Rogan Give Excellent Insight Into McGregor’s Stamina Woes In Boxing Debut

The current 135lb UFC champion and his legendary coach sat down with Joe Rogan and gave some pretty valuable insight into the causes for Conor McGregor’s stamina dip in last month’s record-breaking showdown with Floyd Mayweather. We’re now just about ten days removed from boxing’s potentially record-breaking super-fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather but despite the fact that the …

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Michael Conlan To Face Unbeaten American In Fourth Pro Outing Later This Month

Online boxing records database Boxrec have confirmed that Ireland’s Michael Conlan will face unbeaten American Kenny Guzman on September 22nd at the Convention Center in Tuscon, Arizona. In his three pro bouts thus far, Conlan has struggled to show his true class against journeymen with spoiler mentalities. After his second outing in the paid ranks, a May bout against Mexico’s …

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Date, Venue & Opponent Confirmed For Anthony Joshua’s Title Defence

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 29: Anthony Joshua (White Shorts) puts Wladimir Klitschko (Grey Shorts) down in the 5th round during the IBF, WBA and IBO Heavyweight World Title bout at Wembley Stadium on April 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Anthony Joshua’s next opponent has been confirmed. The British boxer is set to defend his world heavyweight titles against Kubrat Pulev on October 28 in Cardiff. https://t.co/ooyjHRb26q ? pic.twitter.com/L9g1f452PJ — Anthony Joshua (@anthonyfjoshua) September 5, 2017 Following rumours of a potential re-match with Wladamir Klitschko before he announced his retirement, AJ’s latest battle has now been finalised with the fight …

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Bisping Believes He Knows The Remedy To McGregor’s Stamina Problems

Following his second-round submission defeat to Nate Diaz at UFC 196, one that was at least partly attributable to fatigue, Conor McGregor made significant changes to his training regimen.  The Irishman had often favoured flexibility over structure in his training camps, volume of work, perhaps, over quality, but his first setback in the UFC made him reconsider this approach – …

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Watch: Joe Rogan Sends Brutal Warning To Malignaggi About Beefing With MMA Fighters

Joe Rogan and Brendan Schaub have given a pretty blunt description of what would happen if Paulie Malignaggi found himself taking on some of the UFC’s top featherweights in MMA. Just prior to last month’s record-breaking boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, both men were undoubtedly seen as the biggest pay-per-view draws in their respective sports and perhaps …

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Listen: Chael Sonnen Tells Hilarious Story About Forgetting Conor McGregor’s Girlfriend’s Name

UFC history’s biggest mouth has given a pretty hilarious account of the time that he managed to rub the similarly loud-mouthed UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor up the wrong way just prior to UFC 189 in 2015. When you think of fighters who truly embody the term ‘heel’ within the sport of mixed martial arts, it’s hard to put anyone …

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Watch: Touching Moment McGregor Apologized To White After Mayweather Defeat Features In New ‘All Access’

If you are like this writer, you might have found Mayweather Vs. McGregor – All Access a tad disappointing.  Considering the two personalities involved, it seemed that this incarnation of the wildly successful documentary series/Showtime promotional vehicle would be a guaranteed home run, but it fell a little short. The epilogue, however, did not. A 24-minute look back to the events …

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Tony Ferguson Tears Into Fake Paulie Malignaggi Account – Real Malignaggi Responds

A fake Twitter account designed to look similar to that of former two-weight boxing titlist and Showtime analyst Paulie Malignaggi fooled quite a few people on Friday, among them top UFC lightweight contender Tony Ferguson. Malignaggi has been talking and tweeting incessantly in recent weeks, trying to goad UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor into a boxing match and to drum …

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Watch: Coach Owen Roddy Reveals The Heartbreak Team McGregor Felt After Losing To Floyd Mayweather

Coach Owen Roddy of SBG Ireland spoke with the Late Late Show’s Ryan Tubridy and detailed the immense heartbreak he, Conor McGregor and his whole team felt after failing to hand Floyd Mayweather his first loss last weekend. Coach Roddy is a man who is certainly no stranger to the big stage after the last few years but following up from August …

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Ex-Ringside Doctor Outlines Issues With McGregor’s Claim He Was Merely Fatigued At Close Of Mayweather Fight

There is little denying that fatigue played some role in Conor McGregor’s defeat to Floyd Mayweather Jr. last weekend in Las Vegas, but one Irish doctor has strongly disagreed with the fighter’s claim that he was merely tired and not hurt during what proved to be the closing moments of the bout. McGregor started brilliantly in his maiden professional boxing …

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Katie Taylor Could Be Set To Face Off Against A UFC Super Star

Katie Taylor

Katie Taylor is currently 6-0 since getting her professional career underway last November. The former Olympic champion has found life easy since entering the professional environment, as Eddie Hearn builds her up to a predicted world title fight. However, her next opponent could be a left-field announcement, as Hearn has floated the idea of the Bray brawler taking on UFC …

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