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Conor McGregor Pays Tribute Following Passing Of Khabib’s Father

Conor McGregor has paid tribute to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father Abdulmanap, following the 57-year-old’s passing on Friday. McGregor and Nurmagomedov have been involved in one of the UFC’s most heated rivalries over the past couple of years. However, differences were put to one side following the passing of the famed mixed martial arts coach. Abdulmanap was just 57 and died as …

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Conor McGregor Explains Why He Has Retired From MMA

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Less than a year on from proclaiming that he’ll never retire, Conor McGregor has retired for the third time in four years. In August 2019, McGregor told Ariel Helwani that he would never retire from mixed martial arts. “Retirement? I don’t think I’ll ever retire from this game Ariel, never in my life. I will keep fighting until the day …

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Conor McGregor Announces Retirement From Mixed Martial Arts

Conor McGregor has announced that he has retired from mixed martial arts for the third time. The former two-division world champion took to Twitter following the conclusion of UFC 250 to make public his plans to leave the sport behind. The Dubliner, who bows out with a 22-4 record, has made similar announcements in the past, retiring in 2016 and …

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Kamaru Usman Confirms He Has Offered Conor McGregor UFC Title Fight

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UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has confirmed he would prefer to fight Conor McGregor next and has offered the Dubliner a UFC title shot. Usman is managed by Ali Abdelaziz, who also represents Khabib Nurmagomedov and has had a long-running feud with McGregor. The controversial manager tweeted last week that Usman had offered to defend his belt against McGregor following …

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“You Could Argue Conor McGregor Is The Number One Contender At 170lbs”

Chael Sonnen has outlined that he believes Conor McGregor’s future is at welterweight despite setting his sights on a number of contenders at lightweight. McGregor’s last visit to the octagon was an impressive victory at 170lbs against Donald Cerrone however he has frequently called out former foe and lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov as well as interim 155lb title holder Justin …

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Conor McGregor Thanks Mike Tyson After Glowing Boxing Praise

Former heavyweight champion of the world Mike Tyson has praised Conor McGregor’s 2017 foray into boxing when the UFC fighter was defeated in ten rounds by Floyd Mayweather. Tyson himself has been talking up a potential return to the ring over the last few weeks and was speaking to UFC heavyweight Francis Ngannou on his Hotboxin’ podcast. During their discussion, …

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Conor McGregor “Guarantees” Fight With Justin Gaethje Next

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Conor McGregor has put his UFC lightweight rivals on blast claiming that he will fight Justin Gaethje next because champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is a bottler. Gathje captured the interim lightweight title at UFC 249 on Saturday evening after dismantling Tony Ferguson before stopping El Cucuy in the fifth round. The American’s prize for defeating Ferguson looks to be a shot …

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Justin Gaethje Calls For Conor McGregor Fight In Ireland

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Justin Gaethje has ruled out fighting Conor McGregor before facing UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in an undisputed title fight.  The newly-crowned UFC interim lightweight champion did, however, say that once he’s finished with Nurmagomedov, then he’d look to a fight with McGregor in Ireland. Gaethje impressed watchers on last night as he dismantled Tony Ferguson inside an almost-empty VyStar …

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Donald Cerrone Admits “He Didn’t Want To Be There” During Conor McGregor Loss

Donald Cerrone has admitted that he felt as though he “didn’t want to be there’ during his UFC 246 defeat to Conor McGregor in January. Cerrone welcomed McGregor back to the octagon in a welterweight bout but the veteran was defeated by his Irish opponent in just 40 seconds. McGregor looked impressive, with ‘Cowboy’ failing to mount any offence whatsoever …

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“Khabib Has No Say, I Have No Say, His Father Has The Say”

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Ali Abdelaziz has admitted that a rematch between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor makes a lot of sense financially, however, he insists that the champion will never step over a number one contender for a money fight.  Nurmagomedov’s manager also suggested that a decision on whether Nurmagomedov and McGregor face-off again will not be made by himself, or even Khabib, …

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Daniel Cormier Prepared To Bow Out On Top Inside An Empty Arena

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Daniel Cormier says he is prepared for his retirement bout to go ahead inside an empty arena so long as his family is there to see it.   The former two-division World champion was due to face Stipe Miocic in a trilogy fight for the UFC heavyweight title, however, the bout has been thrown into disrepute after the ongoing pandemic paved …

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Jon Jones Makes Prediction For Potential McGregor Vs Khabib Rematch

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***Originally posted February 8th*** ______ Jon Jones has predicted that Khabib Nurmagomedov would beat Conor McGregor again, should the pair have a rematch. Jones has claimed that Khabib would have a distinct advantage in the potential bout. “If I would put my money on it, I’m definitely going with Khabib,” Jones told TMZ Sports. Jones said that he believes wrestlers …

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