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UFC Fight Island: A Guide To Dana White’s Masterplan

UFC Fight Island is set to play host to July 11’s blockbuster UFC 251 pay-per-view but even now, it remains something of a mystery to the fans. Sporting events, musical concerts, the production of films, and television shows. Each of these staples within the entertainment and cultural industries were forced to accept their inability to continue moving forward and all …

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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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“Being The Greatest Ever Doesn’t Mean You Get $30 Million”

Dana White and Jon Jones have become embroiled in a public spat with the UFC president claiming Jones has done “a very good job” of tarnishing his reputation.  The pound-for-pound great and current light-heavyweight champion has spoken recently of his desire to move up to heavyweight and face formidable contender Francis Ngannou. Jones had also spoken of a potential super-fight …

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Glover Teixeira Apologises To Anthony Smith During One-Sided Beatdown

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Glover Teixeira scored a dominant win over Anthony Smith in their UFC Fight Night 171 main event in Jacksonville, Florida. Teixeira went into the fight as a slight underdog against “Lionheart”, however, the 40-year-old Brazilian put in a career-high performance dismantling the American en route to a fifth-round stoppage win. Time is an illusion ⏰ At 4️⃣0️⃣, @GloverTeixeira gets the …

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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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Dana White Believes Double Weight Cut May Have Cost Tony Ferguson

Dana White believes Tony Ferguson “looked off” and “slow” during his UFC 249 main event defeat to Justin Gaethje because he cut weight twice in a month. Ferguson fell short in his bid to re-capture the UFC interim lightweight title on Saturday night falling to a fifth-round stoppage defeat in Jacksonville. The event was originally due to take place at …

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Dana White Reacts To Jacare Souza’s Positive Covid-19 Test

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UFC 249 is being billed as one of the most controversial sporting events of the year given that it’s the only sporting event taking place amidst a global pandemic.  Dana White was already sceptical about cancelling events as he tried in vain to not let Khabib Nurmagomedov versus Tony Ferguson fall through for the fifth time. Another day in Florida …

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Dana White Reveals He Has “Something Interesting” Lined-Up For Jorge Masvidal

Jorge Masvidal’s title shot against current welterweight champion Kamaru Usman looks like it may still be a while away yet, according to UFC President Dana White. It had looked as though Masvidal vs Usman would be set for July’s International Fight Week. However, with the coronavirus outbreak causing disruption to the UFC’s calendar, the fight was never made official. It …

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UFC Targeting Three Title Fights On Stacked Card For May Return

Dana White may have seen his UFC 249 card, originally scheduled for this weekend, cancelled, but he already has his eye on a return for the promotion. According to a report from ESPN’s Brett Okamoto, White is aiming to be the first sporting organisation to return to a normal schedule following the coronavirus pandemic which has decimated sport across the …

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Secret Location Reportedly Revealed For UFC 249 As Full Card Set

UFC’s much maligned 249 event’s secret location has reportedly been revealed as Tachi Palace Casino Resort in Northern California. The promotion was forced to switch locations from the original venue of the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York due to the recent coronavirus crisis. President Dana White has been adamant that, despite having to cancel three events due to the …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Confirms Withdrawal From UFC 249 Main Event

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Try and try as Dana White might but it would seem as though Khabib Nurmagomedov versus Tony Ferguson might never happen after the bout was officially cancelled at the fifth time of asking. World lightweight champion, Nurmagomedov, confirmed on Wednesday evening to confirm what many expected, that he would not be flying to the United States to defend his title …

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Dana White Gives Update On Potential Location For UFC 249

UFC President Dana White has outlined that he has “four or five” locations in mind as he continues to search for a new venue for UFC 249 on April 18th. The event was originally set for the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn New York but the recent coronavirus outbreak has meant that the card will now be behind closed doors and …

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Dana White Looking To Make UFC 249 The “Baddest Card Ever”

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Dana White has said that the UFC are attempting to build the “baddest card that’s ever been done” despite the Covid-19 outbreak wreaking havoc worldwide. UFC 249 is due to go ahead as planned on April, 18 with lightweight world champion Khabib Nurmagomedov set to face long-standing rival Tony Ferguson at the fifth time of asking. However, the eagerly-anticipated fight …

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