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Has McGregor Got Under His Opponent’s Skin At Just The Right Time?

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 11: UFC president Dana White seperates UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor of Ireland (R) and UFC Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez during UFC 205 Weigh-ins at Madison Square Garden on November 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

For a time Eddie Alvarez didn’t move as the Conor McGregor juggernaut raced towards him. He smiled at the barbs and looked grounded as the tornado surrounding his opponent gathered momentum. However, in the final press conference before UFC 205 Alvarez blinked. McGregor was once described as the ‘Irish Muhammad Ali’ but his latest escapades were closer to the Macho …

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Watch The UFC 205 Ceremonial Weigh-In Live

Finally, we are just 1 day away from the monumental UFC 205 event, which is scheduled to take place at Madison Square Garden, New York City. The official weigh-in took place behind closed doors earlier today, but fans now have the chance to view the spectacle that is the ceremonial weigh-in. Each and every fighter is expected to make the …

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Watch: Woodley’s Phone-Shot Footage Of Confrontation Between McGregor & Alvarez

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 10: UFC president Dana White stops Conor McGregor from throwing a chair at Eddie Alvarez during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 10, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

If Thursday night’s UFC 205 press conference was anything to go by, the fights that follow on Saturday should be an absolute treat. The main talking point after last night’s conference was the antics of featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who, after showing up late to his scheduled appearance, caused a small incident with his opponent Eddie Alvarez after he stole the Philly-born …

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UFC 205 Presser Antics Were Straight Out Of The Conor McGregor Mind Games Play Book

Excitement hit fever pitch last night at the pre-UFC 205 press conference as Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez almost got proceedings under way a day early. Arriving fashionably and unapologetically late to the event, McGregor entered from stage right, flamboyantly dressed, relaxed and fixing to cause mayhem. With Eddie Alvarez having already left the stage, leaving behind his lightweight title …

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Rashad Evans Reveals Worrying Reason Why His UFC 205 Fight Was Cancelled

News broke this evening that the hotly anticipated light-heavyweight clash between Rashad Evans and Tim Kennedy, scheduled for this weekend at UFC 205, was called off. Reports suggested that there was some kind of problem regarding the medical findings for Rashad and that the fight was cancelled as a result. Now, in a statement released by Evans, it appears that …

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John Kavanagh’s Latest Comments Suggest Conor McGregor Could Breeze Back To Featherweight

Though UFC president Dana White has been adamant that Conor McGregor will relinquish one title should he add the lightweight belt to the featherweight strap already in his possession at UFC 205, ‘The Notorious’ Irishman’s recent comments don’t support that suggestion. At the UFC 205 press conference back in late September, McGregor told members of the media and fans who …

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Defiant Conor McGregor Has No Desire To Vacate A Belt Post UFC 205

UFC 205 is just around the corner and tonight the main event’s two protagonists, Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez, took part in a media conference call which, as usual, saw a healthy dose of insults, classic one-liners and dramatic revelations. For Conor McGregor, this is just another day in the life of the biggest star of the UFC. Equally at …

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Eddie Alvarez Goes ‘Mystic’ By Predicting How And When He Will Finish Conor McGregor At UFC 205

UFC 205 is a little over two weeks away and the hype surrounding the main event of Conor McGregor verses Eddie Alvarez has the MMA world giddy with anticipation. Countless soundbites and picture-perfect moments have been generated since UFC president Dana White announced the potential history-making clash between the featherweight and lightweight champions. The ‘Notorious’ Dubliner has been his usual …

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The Sun Claim To Know Conor McGregor’s Big Announcement

Conor McGregor is only 16 days away from a unique attempt at rewriting the UFC history books. UFC 205 rumbles into New York on November 12th in what is a triumphant return to the state following a 20 year ban on the sport. Headlining the main event in Madison Square Garden is the UFC’s golden goose, Conor McGregor, where he …

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Watch: Georges St-Pierre Drops Intriguing Response To Michael Bisping’s UFC 206 Call Out

After Michael Bisping suggested that a title fight with Georges St-Pierre was being negotiated as the main event for UFC 206, the Canadian has finally responded. Twitter went into meltdown on Tuesday evening after middle-weight champion Michael Bisping claimed that he had verbally agreed to fight Georges St-Pierre at UFC 206. @GeorgesStPierre, we all want more money. But let's go,sign …

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Massive Boost For Jon Jones As USADA Confirms Supplement Was Tainted

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has had a tumultuous 20 months outside of the octagon, from a hit-and-run incident to suspected drag racing to failed drugs tests. Widely regarded as the best pound-for-pound fighter of recent times, in April of last year he was stripped of his lightweight title and suspended following his arrest for felony hit-and-run. Having …

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UFC Clean House, Releasing 13 Fighters From Their Contracts

Following the release of high-ranking individuals within the UFC earlier this week, the promotion has now turned its attention to the fighters and they haven’t held back. In a lengthy list obtained by MMA Fighting, 13 fighters received the dreaded phone call and former heavyweight contender Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva (first reported by Globo) and The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 2 runner-up Enrique …

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Conor McGregor Has A Clear Message For Unhappy UFC Fighters

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: (R-L) Conor McGregor of Ireland punches Nate Diaz in their welterweight bout during the UFC 202 event at T-Mobile Arena on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

With a handful of fighters calling out the UFC for unfair treatment and the promotion finding it difficult to keep their house in order amid the pitchforks and torches, featherweight champion Conor McGregor is baffled to why they need to rebel in the first place. The slander spewing Irishman is preparing for his lightweight title fight against Eddie Alvarez at …

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Rumours Of A José Aldo Superfight At UFC 207 Take Off Online

UFC 207 will be the final marquee event for MMA’s top promotion in 2016 and so far the main event features the massive return of Ronda Rousey, in a main event clash with Amanda Nunes for the bantamweight title. If the return of the darling of the UFC were not enough, an incredible rumour started spreading through social media channels …

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