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Why Conor McGregor Doesn’t Deserve The Lightweight Title Shot

With the wheels threatening to come off the Conor McGregor bandwagon at any minute, it comes as no surprise that the Dubliner is being considered to face Rafael dos Anjos at 155 for the lightweight belt. But why does he get to skip all the other lightweight contenders? It has to be asked – does Conor McGregor deserve to change weight …

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Conor McGregor’s Popularity Proof That Racism Still Exists – Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Conor McGregor has caught the attention of boxing’s former pound for pound king and all-time cash cow, Floyd Mayweather Jr., but “Money” May’s recent references to the Irishman are rather controversial. Mayweather has spoken on a number of occasions in the past about how he believes that racism is still prevalent within the sport of boxing. In an interview with …

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SBG’s Artem Lobov Secures An Opponent For UFC 196

Russian/Irish hero Artem Lobov will get to keep it flowy in the Octagon after his fantastic displays during The Ultimate Fighter 22. ‘The Russian Hammer’ fell to TUF winner Ryan Hall via unanimous decision in December, in a fight that he said via Fightland was: “A shame in making history for being in the most boring finale of The Ultimate Fighter ever. Honestly, …

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5 Reasons MMA Fans Should Be Excited For 2016

2015 was a tremendously exciting year for MMA fans. In the sport’s top organization it was a period of major change. UFC titles changed hands on seven occasions over the course of the last twelve months, leaving the championship landscape in the promotion almost unrecognizable from that which existed at the close of 2014. It was a year that also saw …

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Ken Shamrock Heaps Praise Upon Conor McGregor, But Warns Him About The Pitfalls Of Fame

Everybody has an opinion on Conor McGregor at the moment. Yesterday Pundit Arena reported that Chuck Liddell had expressed his admiration for Conor McGregor’s fighting ability, but his disregard for the Irishman’s perpetual trash-talk. Today, we will draw your attention to the musings of another UFC legend on the all-consuming subject of the new featherweight champion of the world. Ken …

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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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Granting Jose Aldo A Rematch With McGregor Is Too Big A Risk For The UFC – Kenny Florian

UFC analyst and former fighter Kenny Florian feels that Jose Aldo’s past should be taken into account when determining whether he gets a rematch with Conor McGregor, but not in the way you might think. While many observers are suggesting that the Brazilian’s lengthy and dominant reign as featherweight champion should entitle him to an immediate return bout with the …

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Video: “I Am Not Talented, I Am Obsessed” – Conor McGregor Talks Hard Work In ESPN Documentary

Conor McGregor was philosophical as usual in a recent SportsCenter feature on his life and career. “There is no talent here”, said “The Notorious” one. This is hard work, this is an obsession. Talent doesn’t exist. We are all equals as human beings. You could be anyone. If you put in the time, you will reach the top and that’s that. So, …

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This Revolutionary New Measure Could Change The UFC Forever

Weight cuts are one area of MMA that are heavily criticised, as fighters tend to drop unhealthy amounts of weight in short periods of time in order to fight at a particular weight class. Once they make the cut, they put weight back on for the fight the following night. Take Conor McGregor for example. While he fights at 145 pounds …

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