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MMA Vs Boxing: A Brief History Of Crossover Clashes

Seamus Raftery examines the history of crossover clashes between boxers and mixed martial artists. Conor McGregor is the most headline hogging athlete in the world today. This week, he has been all over the news due to the chaos surrounding UFC 189. Yesterday, he was grabbing the limelight for a different reason, however. Whilst a guest on, American chat show, …

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Conor McGregor: “I Would Certainly Box Floyd Mayweather”

We can’t fault his self belief! The Irish UFC Featherweight faces Chad Mendes for the interim featherweight title at UFC 189 on July 11 and he couldn’t look more confident. Appearing on US talk show Conan, McGregor was asked if he was willing to face pound-for-pound king, boxer Floyd Mayweather. He responded in typical brash fashion. “I know he would not want to …

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Conor McGregor Impersonator To Assist Jose Aldo In Camp

Conor McGregor is one of the most creative and unorthodox strikers in mixed martial arts, but Jose Aldo and his team feel they have found someone who can emulate the Dubliner’s attacking style. Jonas “Speed” Bilharinho is the featherweight champion of Brazilian based MMA league Jungle Fight. He is 6-0-1 as a professional and as far as team Aldo are …

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Video: The Pros Make Their Picks On Jose Aldo v Conor McGregor

The consensus among their peers favours the Brazilian. Fellow UFC and MMA fighters have given their verdict on how the fight on July 11 will go between Champion Jose Aldo and challenger Conor McGregor. In particular, former heavyweight Champ Frank Mir gives a great insight into how the fight might be won and lost. Fighters such as Urijah Faber, Luke Rockhold, …

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Video: Haunting Mike Tyson Speech Featuring Conor McGregor

The eyes chico… they never lie. The “Notorious” Conor McGregor faces UFC Featherweight Champion Jose “Scarface” Aldo on July 11th. They’ve already held a massive world press tour spanning Brazil, the U.S, Canada, Britain and Ireland; creating hype of biblical proportions months in advance of the fight itself. The video below now has us in convulsions in anticipation of the epic …

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Has Conor McGregor Dodged A Bullet With Frankie Edgar?

Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo Jr. will go toe to toe for the UFC Featherweight Championship on July 11th, in what is built up to be the fight of the year, but has the trash-talking Dubliner got away with one, by having a title shot without really being tested by a the top 3 contender, including Frankie Edgar. Frankie Edgar, a former …

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Here’s How Aisling Daly Beats Randa Markos At UFC 186

With the sudden influx of Irish fighters making their way into the UFC’s Octagon over the last year, we now have one of our very own competing for a world title shot in Conor McGreogr. Fellow SBG teammate Aisling ‘Ais the Bash’ Daly is also seeking gold of her own when she takes on Randa Markos at UFC 186 this weekend. …

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Conor McGregor Reads Mean Tweets, Reacts In True McGregor Style

We all know about Jimmy Kimmel’s mean tweets, but wait until you see Conor McGregor’s. Surprisingly, most of the mean tweets came from people with British and Irish names (as you would expect from a British BT Sports show), showing that not everyone in the isle is bowing down to our proud Irish fighter. McGregor got his own shots in …

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UFC Featherweight Division – Past, Present, Future

With UFC Fight Night Mendes vs. Lamas taking place this weekend and in anticipation of the title bout between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor in July, Pundit Arena takes a closer look at the UFC Featherweight Division. Number 1 ranked contender Chad Mendes takes on number 4 ranked Ricardo Lamas in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Fairfax, Virginia this Saturday, as another two bouts in the most talked about …

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The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of The UFC 189 World Tour

In theory, the World Tour was a great idea. They hype will certainly last. But in truth, the UFC’s maiden voyage in to the ultimate hype game, a World Tour, was often more farcical than fascinating.     Eight cities in 12 days is an awful lot of mileage to cover for any human being but when you are promoting …

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