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Watch: Dana White’s Appearance On Jimmy Kimmel Brings Mayweather/McGregor Hype To New Levels

Dana White

UFC president Dana White has been one the biggest believers in Conor McGregor for a long time now. White has cited McGregor’s self-confidence as a huge factor and even compared it to that of boxing legend Muhammad Ali. In promotion of the upcoming boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather, Dana White joined Jimmy Kimmel on his show last night. …

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BT Sport Will Air New Conor McGregor Documentary This Friday

Conor McGregor fans prepare yourselves. BT Sport has announced that they will air a new documentary on the Irish fighter this Friday. The new documentary is titled ‘Doubt Me Now.’ “Doubt me now”, the famous words barked by the UFC lightweight champion as he left the MGM Grand last August. Having suffered defeat to Nate Diaz at UFC 196, many …

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Paulie Malignaggi Confirms That He Will Be Joining Conor McGregor Camp Very Shortly

Paulie Malignaggi will be joining Conor McGregor’s training camp in Las Vegas this week. The recently retired boxer and current Showtime analyst revealed several weeks back that he had been asked to act as a sparring partner for McGregor ahead of the Irishman’s professional boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on August 26th. In recent days, however, Malignaggi had expressed …

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Watch: Conor McGregor Expresses Relief That The Press Tour Is Over

McGregor

After four exhausting days across three countries, the Floyd Mayweather/Conor McGregor press tour came to an end in London on Friday night. The events were not without their fair share of issues and controversy, but above all, it served its purpose of generating and promoting further interest in the fight in Las Vegas on August 26th. In what is being …

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Fans Are Utterly Fed Up Of The Mayweather/McGregor Press Sideshow Following New York Antics

The Floyd Mayweather – Conor McGregor roadshow rolled into New York on Thursday for the third instalment of their whirlwind promotional tour. Fans’ expectations were high following two epic encounters and if nothing else, the circus certainly came to town. In what has largely been an over-the-top ego extravaganza thus far, neither fighter arrived in the Big Apple with any notions of humility. …

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Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza Takes Subtle Dig At Conor McGregor’s Professionalism After His Toronto Outburst

SHOWTIME executive Stephen Espinoza took a subtle dig at Conor McGregor’s professionalism after he branded him a ‘f**king weasel’ at yesterday’s press conference. The UFC’s lightweight champion Conor McGregor is a man known for his sharp tongue and the manner in which he uses it to dismantle whoever it is that he has been scheduled to take on inside the …

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Watch: Joe Rogan On Why Conor McGregor Has ‘Rattled’ Floyd Mayweather

The UFC’s iconic colour commentator Joe Rogan took a moment on the latest edition of The Joe Rogan Experience Podcast to address this week’s electric press tour featuring Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. Oh, what a time to be alive! Finally, after months and months of speculation and anticipation, we have been blessed with an opportunity to see boxing’s Floyd Mayweather face off …

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Watch: Floyd Mayweather Sr. Raps About Mayweather-McGregor Fight

A lot has been made of the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor press tour. Both stars have already delivered many highlight reel verbals. But Floyd Mayweather Sr. has had his own standout moments too.  When McGregor and Mayweather took to the stage for the first night of their press tour, some fans were left slightly disappointed. Those hoping for a UFC-style press conference …

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Showtime Issue Statement Addressing Claim They Cut McGregor’s Microphone During Presser

Near the beginning of tonight’s Mayweather – McGregor press conference broadcast from Toronto, Brian Custer read out a statement released by the executive vice president and general manager of Showtime Sports, Stephen Espinoza. “At no point did Showtime or event productions cut any microphones intentionally during Tuesday’s kickoff event in Los Angeles,” began the statement. The previous evening, during the …

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Watch Live: Floyd Mayweather – Conor McGregor Toronto Presser

The expansive Floyd Mayweather – Conor McGregor press tour/circus continues tonight, as the production moves from Los Angeles to Toronto, Canada and the Budweiser Stage. The first presser was very flat in spots, with some needless fluff, and entertaining in others. We forecast more of the same for tonight. Expect analysis from Messrs Paulie Malignaggi, Mauro Ranallo and Brendan Schaub …

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David Haye Announces Rio Medalist Joe Joyce And MMA Star Michael Page Have Signed With His Promotional Company

At a press conference in London today, David Haye made a number of big announcements, not only pertaining to his own in-ring career but also regarding the future of his promotional company, Hayemaker Ringstar. Haye, who ruptured his achilles tendon during his fight with bitter rival Tony Bellew at the O2 Arena back in March and was subsequently stopped by …

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