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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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An Inevitable Decline?: Some Concerns About Tony Ferguson

One of the most unmissable competitors in the history of the sport of MMA, Tony Ferguson, has to be considered one of the greatest fighters to never fight for undisputed UFC gold.  Mexican folklore contains within it the story of El Cucuy, a boogeyman-esque creature who steals away unruly youngsters who disobey those in a position of power. In reality, the tale is, of course, …

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Ben Askren’s Glorious UFC Press Conference Debut In Six Quotes

Even though there were plenty of superstars present for the UFC 235 pre-fight press conference, it was unbeaten debutant Ben Askren who well and truly stole the show. While it is the champ Tyron Woodley who will face off against the former Ultimate Fighter winner Kamaru Usman next, Askren could not help himself when it came to having a thinly-veiled dig at …

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Dana White On Cowboy Vs McGregor: “If These Two Want To Fight I’m In”

UFC President Dana White has had his say on a potential lightweight bout between Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone. There had been rumblings of a fight between the pair after Cowboy confirmed his return to lightweight and after a dominant victory over Alexander Hernandez on UFC’s debut card on ESPN+, McGregor, clearly impressed, tweeted that he would fight Cerrone after …

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A Log-Jam At Lightweight & What Will Likely Happen Next

The UFC’s lightweight division is in for quite an interesting 2019 following the decisions made by the NSAC during yesterday’s UFC 229 hearing. To get a better understanding of the exact punishments given to Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor, and the others involved, you can take a look at our original report here. The important points that are of relevance here …

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Paulie Malignaggi Rages At ‘Dirtbag’ Dana White

Paulie Malignaggi’s issues with Conor McGregor are well documented, but it was his boss, UFC President Dana White, that the ex-boxing champion took issue with when speaking to MMAJunkie. Boxing compadre Oscar De La Hoya recently got into the MMA promotion business, with his inaugural fight card being headlined by Tito Ortiz and Chuck Liddell last year. Naturally, that led …

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Dana White On The Possibility Of McGregor Vs. Cerrone

The UFC president addressed the recent comments from both Donald Cerrone and Conor McGregor concerning a possible fight between them. Cerrone put on one of the best performances of his career at UFC Brooklyn last night, comprehensively shutting down the hype behind up-and-comer Alexander Hernandez in a Fight Of The Night-winning effort that will serve only to further his legendary status. …

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