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De La Hoya Slams Dana White, Promises More MMA Shows

Golden Boy Promotions founder Oscar De La Hoya has confirmed that he is interested in hosting more MMA shows under his banner after his first entry into the sport last month. Liddell vs. Ortiz III was one of those rare occasions where the entire MMA community were in agreement on something. The fight was competitive in the most minimal sense of …

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Dana White Very Unhappy With De La Hoya Bringing Liddell Back

The UFC President has had his say on the controversial main event that took place over the weekend. Boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya has been in the promotion business for years, but his Golden Boy Promotions creation has been restricted to the squared circle until now. His foray into MMA started with GBP’s inaugural MMA event at the weekend, …

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Cerrone’s MMAAA Involvement Has Ruffled ‘Shocked’ Dana White’s Feathers

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 10: UFC president Dana White answers a question during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 10, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

The UFC president appeared upset with being left in the dark by the popular welterweight regarding his instrumental role in the foundation of the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association. Speaking on the UFC Unfiltered podcast on Tuesday (via MMA Junkie), White appeared to reluctantly accept the necessity for the recently established fighters union, but was bemused at what he feels is a lack of loyalty from ‘Cowboy’: “At …

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Conor McGregor Shares Insightful Analysis Of Chuck Liddell’s Loss To “Rampage” Jackson

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Conor McGregor treated fans to an MMA history lesson and some intriguing fight analysis on Facebook recently. From 2004-2006 Chuck Liddell was a seemingly unstoppable concussion-compiling machine. After winning the light-heavyweight title from Tito Ortiz via 2nd round TKO at UFC 47, “The Iceman” registered 6 successful defences, all by way of stoppage. His power and knockout-focused style made Liddell …

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Watch: UFC Legend Chuck Liddell Addresses Conor McGregor ‘Trash Talk’ Comments

The former light heavyweight champion copped some flack from Conor McGregor fans for comments he made late last year. Appearing on ‘The Fighter and The Kid‘ with Brendan Schaub and Bryan Callen, Chuck Liddell again broached the subject of the current UFC featherweight champion’s mind games. Just like McGregor, Liddell was famed for his attacking style in the Octagon, but unlike the …

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Chuck Liddell Is A Fan Of Conor McGregor’s Ferocious Fists, But Not Of His “Notorious” Mouth

Chuck Liddell was one of the major catalysts for the massive growth that occurred in the UFC’s popularity during the noughties, but now he watches on from the sidelines as another concrete fisted knockout artist ushers in a new era of expansion. Liddell’s stand-up style and proclivity for brutal finishes captured the imagination of a wide audience at a time when the …

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Chuck Liddell Recounts Crazy Story Of Bare-Knuckle Fight He Took Part In Near The Start Of His Career

Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell had some rather bizarre experiences in his first few years as an MMA fighter. There are those that refuse to acknowledge MMA as a true sport. They see it as uncultured brutality, a version of “human cockfighting” that appeals to our base instincts and has no place in a modern society. This is an unfair characterization …

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Then vs Now: Liddell & McGregor – The UFC Poster Boys

Despite their different weight classes and different eras of stardom, Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell and Conor ‘The Notorious’ McGregor have one thing in common, they are both poster boys for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Chuck Liddell was the first UFC superstar, and now our very own Conor McGregor is becoming the most talked-about fighter in the business. So let’s compare …

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