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Former UFC Middleweight Details Conor McGregor’s Croke Park Plans

DUBLIN, IRELAND - FEBRUARY 24: A general view of the stadium prior to kickoff during the RBS Six Nations Championship match between Ireland and England at Croke Park on February 24, 2007 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

What a crazy week it has been in the world of MMA. Jon Jones made his long awaited comeback, after 15 months away, defeating Ovince Saint Preux, Benson Henderson’s quest to become the first man to hold titles in three different organisations was squashed at the hands of a Russian mauling and of course that Conor McGregor tweet that shook the world. The …

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Retired Middleweight Believes Conor McGregor Currently In ‘Contract Dispute’ With UFC

Retired UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen has weighed in on the recent Conor McGregor retirement news and the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s decision to pull him from the UFC 200 card. McGregor began the circus show on Tuesday when he tweeted saying he plans to ‘retire young’ from the sport, starting a social media storm and putting his scheduled welterweight bout against Nate …

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Audio: Nate Diaz Talks Conor McGregor Rematch With Chael Sonnen

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 5: Nate Diaz celebrates after defeating Conor McGregor during UFC 196 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

UFC 196 victor Nate Diaz made an entertaining appearance on Chael Sonnen’s ‘You’re Welcome’ podcast with the likely Conor McGregor rematch a hot topic. Since his seminal win at UFC 196, Nate Diaz has been the most in-demand fighter around. Here, he discusses his mentality going into his massive 1.5 million plus P.P.V buy grossing fight with Conor McGregor, how he defeated ‘The Notorious’, …

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Chael Sonnen Makes Massive Claim About Conor McGregor/Nate Diaz Weight Difference

The natural size difference between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor wasn’t particularly apparent until they met in the centre of the octagon one week ago. But when the two men stepped into battle, the height and reach advantage that the Stockton native possessed over the UFC’s still reigning featherweight king was obvious, and slightly jolting. They were advantages that in …

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Anderson Silva Warns McGregor To ‘Be Careful What He Says About Brazilians’

One of the sport’s greatest fighters has warned Conor McGregor to tread lightly when addressing his home nation of Brazil. In the year-long feud McGregor has had in the build-up to fights with Brazilian duo Rafael Dos Anjos and Jose Aldo, the ‘Irishman’ has pissed off many of the Brazilian MMA contingent (chief among them being heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum). …

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Conor McGregor And Jose Aldo Are Both Terrified They’re Going To Lose At UFC 194

Former UFC superstar and current MMA commentator Chael Sonnen has made some very interesting comments on the psychological state of Conor McGregor heading into UFC 194.  Chael Sonnen was a guest on Submission Radio this week to discuss the various clashes approaching at UFC 194. Analysing the event, Sonnen spent some time discussing the Jose Aldo vs Conor McGregor fight which many …

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It Is Hard To Have Faith In Conor McGregor Vs Jose Aldo Happening – Chael Sonnen

Former UFC middleweight and light-heavyweight title contender Chael Sonnen believes that Conor McGregor’s victory in his psychological battle with Jose Aldo may have also won him the war. In fact, Sonnen told Submission Radio that he is worried the dispute may not even progress past that mental battlefield, and into the cage. “I think that having faith in this McGregor-Aldo alleged fight …

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Are The UFC Putting Too Much Pressure On Their Athletes?

In a recent interview with bloodyelbow.com’s Mark Bergmann, former UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre, gave some insight into his departure from active competition. “It’s a very stressful life”, said GSP of his time as a champion with MMA’s biggest organization. “For my mental health I needed to step out”, added the French-Canadian icon. Though it is not uncommon for professional athletes to …

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Chael Sonnen ’s Top Ten Most Memorable Quotes

Chael Sonnen recently announced his retirement from MMA after a 17 year professional fight career. Over the years the former three-time UFC title challenger has had many memorable moments both inside and outside the famous octagon. He is regarded by many fans as one of the best trash talkers the fight game has seen. With that being said here are some …

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