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The Post-Conor McGregor Era Of The UFC Is Upon Us

Conor McGregor will likely fight again in the sport of mixed martial arts but it has become clear that the UFC is moving into a new era entirely. There was almost an anxiety to be felt within the actions of Dana and co. as they found themselves bending to the demands of a star, in Conor McGregor, who well and …

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Henry Cejudo: People Warned Me That Dillashaw Was Dirty

The UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo has claimed that he was aware of rumours surrounding his rival TJ Dillashaw prior to facing him in Brooklyn. The 135lb champion failed in his pursuit of another title when Cejudo beat him in 32 seconds at UFC Brooklyn at the start of the year. In the time since, Dillashaw has, of course, relinquished …

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Dana White Open To Jones Vs. Adesanya In The Future

The UFC president has revealed that he would be interested in making a fight between Israel Adesanya and Jon Jones in the future. It’s not exactly the first fight that springs to mind for either man but when you actually stop and think about, it does seem like the route to take for the UFC – given their increasing interest …

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Watch: Dustin Poirier Overpowers Holloway To Earn Interim Glory

Dustin Poirier beat down featherweight champion Max Holloway in their UFC 236 rematch to earn himself his first taste of UFC gold. Two classic title-bouts and two newly-crowned interim-champions to add to the history books. Even for those who tuned in to see the electric co-main event directly beforehand, there was never really the sense that the pairing of Poirier …

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Dana Backtracks, Claims That Cormier Vs. Miocic Could Be Next

Dana White has claimed that a rematch between Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic could be on the cards after revealing that Brock Lesnar is not ready to fight. UFC 226 played host to one of 2018’s biggest shock wins as the light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier stepped up to face the most decorated heavyweight in the history of the promotion, Stipe …

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Dana White Releases Statement On Khabib/McGregor Twitter Spat

Dana White and the UFC are stepping in to deal with what they themselves describe as ‘unacceptable’ behavior between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. A brief but incredibly ugly Twitter back-and-forth has given the impression that the animosity between the two is as strong as ever. In many people’s eyes, we’re fast-approaching the point where things have gone too far. …

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Dana White Doesn’t Believe Conor McGregor’s Retirement Is Legitimate

UFC President Dana White has outlined that he doesn’t believe Conor McGregor’s retirement is legitimate despite the former two-weight world champion’s announcement on social media last week. McGregor, who has not fought since being defeated by Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight title in October, released a statement on Twitter outlining that he would be retiring from “the sport formally known …

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Watch: Justin Gaethje Slams UFC For Cerrone’s Placement In Rankings

Justin Gaethje has fired shots at the UFC for their often-controversial ranking system following his huge win over Edson Barboza in Philadelphia. Gaethje was perfect in his return to the UFC octagon today, knocking out the perennial contender Edson Barboza in the very first round of their UFC on ESPN headliner. Well…this is going exactly as expected! 🔥@EdsonBarbozaJr and @Justin_Gaethje …

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Report: Tyron Woodley Vs. Robbie Lawler II Set For June 29

UFC president Dana White has told ESPN that a rematch between former champions Tyron Woodley and Robbie Lawler will headline UFC Minneapolis in June. There were few times in this sport that packed quite as much of a punch as the Robbie Lawler era of the UFC welterweight division. His trio of fights with Johny Hendricks, Rory MacDonald, and Carlos …

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Dana Confirms The UFC Are Looking At Askren Vs. Masvidal

Dana White has revealed that the UFC are now focussing on making a matchup between welterweights Ben Askren and Jorge Masvidal. For a while, it really did look as though the promotion would have their way and book a rematch between Askren and his UFC 235 opponent Robbie Lawler. Their first fight ended under somewhat controversial circumstances as the famed …

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Deciphering The Abrupt ‘Retirement’ Of Conor McGregor

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Conor McGregor grabbed the headlines once again on Tuesday morning after abruptly announcing his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. Taking to his official Twitter page, McGregor gave a short statement concerning his future in the sport. Hey guys quick announcement, I’ve decided to retire from the sport formally known as “Mixed Martial Art” today.I wish all my …

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