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UPDATE: Conor McGregor Announces Fight, Dana White Says No

Despite Conor McGregor announcing that he will be fighting Diego Sanchez on November 15th in Mexico, UFC President Dana White has said that it isn’t true. McGregor is full of confidence following his stunning victory over Dustin Poirier in Las Vegas last weekend and announced via social media that he is fighting Sanchez:   I am fighting @DiegoSanchezUFC in Mexico, November …

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10 Brilliant Quotes From Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor Mania has gone into overdrive following the Dubliner’s stunning first round KO of Dustin Poirier over the weekend. While he is known for his bite, McGregor’s bark is just as powerful. Here’s a selection of quotes from the man being dubbed the Irish Plato. Quote #1 _____ Quote #2 _____ Quote #3 _____ Quote #4 _____ Quote #4 …

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UFC Rankings: Conor McGregor Surges To Top 5

The latest UFC rankings are out and Conor McGregor has broken into the top five thanks to his devastating destruction of Dustin Poirier. McGregor’s rise through the featherweight rankings has been nothing short of mesmeric, as the Dubliner continues to make light work of everything Dana White throws in front of him. It’s no secret that The Notorious is after that …

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MMA Memories: Conor McGregor’s Stunning Cage Warriors KO

What a week it has been for Conor McGregor. The Dubliner’s Las Vegas win over Dustin Poirier has elevated the SBG fighter to UFC superstardom. Many people believe McGregor’s rise to the forefront of mixed martial arts was the result of an overnight success. The opposite could not be more true. Check out this stunning KO over Ivan Buchinger from Cage …

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Tuesday Takedown: UFC 178 Special

Usually, the Tuesday Takedown would take into account Bellator action but given the stellar nature of what was a truly epic UFC 178, Shane Saunders has decided to give his full attention to the main card from Saturday night.  There’s only one place to start and that’s in Las Vegas where, on Saturday night, a large travelling support witnessed “The Notorious” …

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UFC President: Conor McGregor Is Bigger Than Brock Lesnar & GSP

The praise keeps on coming for the UFC’s brightest star Conor McGregor, with UFC President Dana White saying The Notorious is “bigger than any of the fighters we’ve ever had.” Speaking to Ariel Helwani on FOX Sports, White spoke about McGregor being the real deal and that his meteoric rise was unheard of in the UFC and sport in general. …

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Conor McGregor: Ireland’s Greatest Athlete?

He may come off as cocky, brash and arrogant but ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor may just be the best athlete the Republic of Ireland has ever produced. Controversial? Perhaps, but the Dubliner has captured the hearts and minds of a nation and has arguably single-handedly brought mixed martial arts to the foreground in Irish media and with fellow SBG fighters, Cathal …

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VIDEO: McGregor Attends Post-Fight Presser With UFC Belt

The Conor McGregor steam train continued its journey through the UFC’s featherweight division, by knocking out Dustin Poirier with a first round TKO in Las Vegas. McGregor talked himself up a lot during the week and many expected a close fight against #5 ranked Poirier. However, it took just 90 seconds for The Notorious to finish his opponent. Check out …

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VIDEO: Poirier on Conor McGregor: “I’ve Never Disliked Somebody This Much”

Dustin Poirier has hit out at Conor McGregor ahead of their eagerly anticipated clash in Las Vegas on Saturday. In a video uploaded to the UFC’s official YouTube channel , Poirier expresses his disgust at McGregor’s behaviour following a tense stand off in the MGM Grand. “I’ve never disliked somebody that much. There’s a time to be professional. I mean, in …

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Fight Night Preview: Bellator 126, Conor McGregor & UFC 178

Resident MMA expert Shane Saunders is here to to preview a massive weekend in which Conor McGregor faces his biggest challenge yet. This weekend’s UFC PPV event is arguably the card of the year for the behemoth organisation. Despite the loss of its original main event in Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, the card still boasts some mouthwatering fights including …

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UFC Star: “Conor McGregor Reminds Me of Tyson & Ali”

UFC star Demetrious Johnson was full of praise for Conor McGregor ahead of the Irishman’s fight with Dustin Poirier this coming weekend. The current UFC Flyweight Champion likened ‘The Notorious’ to legends such as Mike Tyson and Muhammad Ali. “I really, truly appreciate Conor McGregor’s style — his fighting style and the way he talks,” Johnson said on Monday’s edition of The …

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VIDEO: A Day In Dublin With Conor McGregor

MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani spent a day with Conor McGregor prior to his big night in Dublin. McGregor spoke about everything from his upbringing, to his days as a plumber and the debt of gratitude he owes to Coach Kavanagh. In a fantastic insight into the life of Ireland’s hottest star, Conor McGregor talks candidly about his life in the buildup …

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Conor McGregor Breaks Top 10 In UFC Rankings

A fantastic week for Conor McGregor just got better, with the news that ‘The Notorious’ has broken into the top ten in UFC rankings for the first time. McGregor was in devastating form in Dublin when he easily saw off Diego Brandao with a first round win in front of a raucous Irish crowd. The O2 Arena was packed to the rafters …

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Clean Sweep For Conor McGregor & Co.

The UFC finally made its long awaited return to our shores for UFC Fight Night Dublin: McGregor v Brandao, and it didn’t disappoint. The fight card, which included five Irish fighters, was action packed and sent the sell-out crowd into pandemonium. Before the event all eyes may have been on ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor, but the rest of the Irish …

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Time To Shine For Conor McGregor In Dublin

This Saturday night the UFC will finally make its highly anticipated return to our shores for UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Brandao. Irish fans have been clamouring for the UFC to return to Dublin since UFC 93: Franklin vs. Henderson, over five years ago. There is some terrific Irish talent on the bill with the likes of Cathal Pendred, Neil …

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UFC Fight Night Dublin Just Got More Irish

In case you missed it, the UFC is coming back to Dublin on July 19th for ‘UFC Fight Night 46: McGregor vs Brandao’. Let’s be honest though, no one has missed it.  The tickets for this event have been hotly sought after, selling out in less than three minutes, with Irish fans desperate for the UFC to return for the first …

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2014 is the year for Conor McGregor & Irish MMA

When the UFC first held an event in Ireland back in January 2009, CEO Dana White described it as “pound-for-pound, the best place we’ve ever played. The Irish are crazy!” Five years later and they are finally returning. So why has it taken so long? White summed it up best himself during a visit to Trinity College last year. Answering …

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