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Dana White Responds To Jose Aldo’s Call For Contract Release

When it was announced on Monday night that Conor McGregor will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title on November 12th at Madison Square Garden in New York, everyone was expecting an explosive outburst from one Jose Aldo. Instead, initially, what we got was calm. A tweet sent from Aldo’s official Twitter account read; “It is what it is …

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Jose Aldo Has Requested To Leave The UFC

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 12: Jose Aldo walks across the Octagon after losing to Conor McGregor in their featherweight title fight during UFC 194 on December 12, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor took the title with a first-round TKO. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Among the bravado of the Conor McGregor vs Eddie Alvarez build-up ahead of UFC 205, the forgotten man is Jose Aldo. The former featherweight champion was defeated by McGregor last December, and beat Frankie Edgar to earn the interim 145lb title. He was promised a shot at the Notorious One, but now that appears unlikely. Speaking to Brazilian publication Combate, …

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Another Huge Lightweight Fight Has Been Added To UFC 205

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UFC Lightweight No. 1 contender Khabib Nurmagomedov will face Michael Johnson at UFC 205 on November 12th, Dana White has announced this evening. Speaking at the promotion’s press conference in New York, White confirmed that Nurmagomedov will face the No.10 ranked lightweight Michael Johnson, who is currently coming off a TKO victory against Dustin Poirier. Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Michael Johnson …

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Dana White: Roy Nelson ‘Needs To Be Buried’ For Kicking John McCarthy

BRASILIA, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 24: Roy Nelson of the United States punches Antonio Silva of Brazil in their heavyweight UFC bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Nilson Nelson gymnasium on September 24, 2016 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

UFC president Dana White says that Roy Nelson must be punished by the Brazilian Athletic Commission after he kicked referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy after his bout at UFC Fight Night 96. Roy Nelson won his bout against Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva last Saturday night in Brasilia after knocking the Brazilian down with a right hook, following up with a series of strikes …

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Tito Ortiz Says That Conor McGregor Should Be Willing To Jump Through Hoops For UFC Officials

Tito Ortiz recently spoke to Submission Radio about Conor McGregor’s past problems with the UFC. _____ Tito Ortiz has a long, long history with UFC president Dana White. Before White even took up his current position with the MMA promotion way back in 2001, he was actually Ortiz’s manager and the pair were good friends. However, their personal relationship would …

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‘Cyborg’ Justino Calls Out Ronda Rousey After Lina Lansberg Win

Cris “Cyborg” Justino has called out former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey following her second round win over Lina Länsberg at UFC Brasilia. Cyborg ensured her successful start in the UFC continued with a vicious stoppage of Länsberg dropping the Swede with a powerful overhand right before taking her down and finishing her on the ground. Justino is now 2-0 in the UFC …

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Conor McGregor Receives A Truly Ominous Message From UFC No.1 Lightweight Contender

UFC 205 is fast approaching and MMA fans are anxiously awaiting the final fight card to be announced by UFC president Dana White, reportedly set to happen next week. Foremost in everyone’s minds is the potential clash between lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and featherweight king Conor McGregor. Trading barbs via social media for days now, speculation is swirling over whether …

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Ariel Helwani Breaks Huge Twist In McGregor Alvarez UFC 205 Saga

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 12: UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor trains during an open workout at his gym on August 12, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor is scheduled to fight Nate Diaz in a welterweight rematch at UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2 on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)

The intrigue, confusion and speculation surrounding  the mooted Conor McGregor v Eddie Alvarez fight took another turn in the past 24 hours. The lightweight champion has been talked about as the next potential opponent for McGregor, possibly at UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden in November, but developments over the past few days have suggested that things may not pan …

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Ariel Helwani Provides Big Update On Conor McGregor Injury Reports

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Conor McGregor waits for the start of his welterweight rematch against Nate Diaz at the UFC 202 event at T-Mobile Arena on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor won by majority decision. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

The potential Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez fight has taken a number of turns in the past 24-48 hours. On Tuesday night, Dana White appeared to rule out the prospect of the bout taking place at UFC 205 in November by instead suggesting that Alvalrez would in fact be fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov in a defence of his lightweight title. That has …

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Why Conor McGregor Vs Eddie Alvarez Will Still Headline UFC 205

Let’s start with a question. If, as Dana White now claims, Conor McGregor vs Eddie Alvarez isn’t going to headline UFC 205, what fight will? The November 12th card is one of the biggest in the UFC’s history. It’s the promotion’s first event in the state of New York since 1995 and it’s first ever at Manhattan’s famed Madison Square …

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Dana White Still Hopeful Rousey Vs Cyborg Will Happen In The Future

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 15: Ronda Rousey of the United States (R) and Holly Holm of the United States compete in their UFC women's bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 193 event at Etihad Stadium on November 15, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Ronda Rousey vs Cris Cyborg would undoubtedly have been the biggest fight in the history of women’s MMA, but with arguments around weight causing delays time after time and the eventual devastating loss Rousey suffered at the hands of Holly Holm, it proved to be nothing more than a pipe dream for fans of the sport. But, UFC president Dana …

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