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Watch: McGregor In 2014 Explains Trading His Sanity For Success

Perhaps the most prophetic Conor McGregor quote of them all is one that holds an added level of significance today. He’s a walking talking soundboard to be fair but in his most introspective of moments, Conor McGregor really does come through with some fantastic pieces of personal insight. Speaking way back when he was still a featherweight contender, Conor compared …

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Dana White Predicts Two Million PPV Buys For UFC 229

The UFC president wasn’t afraid to make his exact prediction for October’s UFC 229, an event that features the most eagerly anticipated fight of the year. And it’s not often we see Dana White do this. The promotion he runs is truly experiencing a poor year in terms of its pay-per-view numbers with its pair of best-selling events to date bringing …

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Kevin Lee: McGregor Will Probably Sleep Khabib

The lightweight contender believes that Conor McGregor has a very good chance of catching Khabib Nurmagomedov in their UFC 229 headlining showdown. Lee is a man who will certainly have his eye on the winner of that fight, no matter which way it goes. As a true stylistic clash for the ages, the general consensus seems to be that the …

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Mayweather Mocks McGregor With Caption Competition

Floyd Mayweather fired back at Conor McGregor after the Irishman made a rather sharp response to his offer to train him in his home gym. Floyd managed to once again find himself in the headlines after publically offering to help his former opponent McGregor train for his upcoming MMA matchup against unbeaten lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Many had wondered if …

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One Year Later: Mayweather/McGregor In Hindsight

Exactly one year has passed since the worlds of both boxing and mixed martial arts collided for an event that was unlike anything that we’ll ever see again in our lifetimes.  “That Mayweather/McGregor fight next Saturday, it’s an absolute disgrace, makes no sense. F**k the two of them they’re just conning us for the money.” “So you won’t watch it …

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Bruce Buffer Shuts Down Nate Diaz And His Complaining

The legendary octagon announcer has given his two-cents on Nate Diaz and his seemingly endless problems with the UFC and their promotion of him. Nate Diaz is finally making his long-awaited return to the octagon to face in-form lightweight contender Dustin Poirier and to be honest, there was almost a sense of relief from the fans upon the announcement of …

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Who Is Ayub? Conor McGregor’s New Russian Sparring Partner

Conor McGregor had a good portion of his fanbase understandably confused as he thanked a Russian man named Ayub for what he described as a session of ‘proper fighting’. The Irishman training with a Russian not named Artem Lobov!? Indeed, it wasn’t immediately evident what message Conor was attempting to send with this move but following a series of rather barbed …

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Conor McGregor Takes More Vicious Shots At Team Khabib

Conor McGregor has continued his attack on the team of Khabib Nurmagomedov with another assault on a close friend and sparring partner of ‘The Eagle’. Yesterday, we brought you the news that McGregor had launched an attack on the father of Nurmagomedov, Abdulmanap, calling him a ‘quivering coward’. Now, in another effort to get in the head of the man he …

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Conor McGregor Goes After Khabib’s Father On Instagram

Conor McGregor has taken a shot at the father of Khabib Nurmagomedov on Instagram ahead of his October 6 meeting with the Dagestani-based team. First, it was Floyd Mayweather Sr. Now, the father of the fearsome lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is next in line. If you’ve been underwhelmed by how the pre-fight build-up has been going up until now, you …

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UFC 229’s Full Fight-Card: Eleven Fights Confirmed

Eleven fights have been confirmed for October 6’s blockbuster event and one would have to assume that we aren’t too far away from reaching the card’s capacity. In some ways, our expectations for the event as a whole were a bit overblown. We were hoping for multiple title-fights sitting atop a dense lineup of barnburners – a true ‘all-in’ for …

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UFC Release Eye-Catching Official Khabib vs Conor 229 Poster

The UFC have released the official poster for their upcoming 229 event which will feature the lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. The fight has been billed as the biggest fight in the history of the sport and will mark the first time in almost two years that Conor McGregor has entered the octagon. The former two-weight …

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MMA Analyst Believes Conor McGregor Will Retire If He Loses

Respected MMA analyst Robin Black has given his view on the stakes for the upcoming lightweight clash between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. Two of the sport of MMA’s finest fighters and most interesting personalities will face off in a matchup that will no doubt draw an unprecedentedly massive audience. Khabib Nurmagomedov versus Conor McGregor on paper is the perfect stylistic …

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The Knuckle Punch: Khabib’s Most Lethal Striking Tool

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s most dangerous punch is examined by the YouTube account MindSmash ahead of his UFC 229 showdown with Conor McGregor. Sure, it’s a sloppy punch and yes, it might not show the Russian using the cleanest technique but still, he has proven in the past that he can do damage with it. With so much emphasis being placed on the grappling …

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Artem Lobov Confirmed For UFC Moncton Showdown

Artem Lobov has been officially booked to face off against the highly dangerous Zubaira Tukhugov at UFC Moncton, a man who trains with headliner Khabib Nurmagomedov. Khabib’s gym-mate Zubaira Tukhugov was serving a two-year suspension for testing positive for the banned-substance ostarine. Tukhugov denies knowingly taking the substance and will be cleared to fight again towards the end of September. …

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