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Coach Kavanagh Tweet Suggests No McGregor Retirement

Well this could be a game-changer. The internet has continued to go further deluded by the minute as Conor McGregor tweeted that he was retiring from the UFC.  It was originally believed to be a joke but the rumor grew legs throughout the day. Belief soon spread that not only would McGregor not be fighting Nate Diaz in a UFC 196 rematch …

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Retired Middleweight Believes Conor McGregor Currently In ‘Contract Dispute’ With UFC

Retired UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen has weighed in on the recent Conor McGregor retirement news and the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s decision to pull him from the UFC 200 card. McGregor began the circus show on Tuesday when he tweeted saying he plans to ‘retire young’ from the sport, starting a social media storm and putting his scheduled welterweight bout against Nate …

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Urijah Faber Explains How Conor McGregor Is Part Of His Plans After Bantamweight Title Fight

Urijah Faber has an absolutely huge fight ahead of him on June 4th, but the former WEC featherweight champion is hoping that his rubber-match with Dominick Cruz will be followed up by an even bigger showdown, with Ireland’s Conor McGregor. In February, Faber’s teammate Cody Garbrandt told Submission Radio that he could envisage the 36-year-old walking away from the sport …

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UFC President Dana White Addresses Safety Concerns In MMA

The safety of the sport of MMA has come under unprecedented scrutiny in the wake of the horrendous death of Joao Carvalho. Carvalho’s passing last Monday has seen the public examination of MMA concentrated mainly in Ireland, where the ill-fated ‘Total Extreme Fighting’ event occurred, but the MMA community globally have shared in the grief and shock of the aftermath. …

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Opinion: Favouritism And Punishment Go Hand In Hand In The UFC Lately

In what is regarded as the most prevalent period in the history of MMA, it is quite understandable that certain fighters will capture the spotlight more than others. This thriving period we find ourselves embraced in has fronted the emergence of the sport’s first bona fide megastars, but in doing so has subsequently suggested that favouritism is rife. Adding further …

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UFC CEO Hints At Mammoth Card For New York Debut In November

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)

Mixed Martial Arts was legalised in the state of New York today, and the UFC are planning a massive opener. The promotion’s CEO, Lorenzo Fertitta, was talking at the event with MMA Fighting and spoke of the upcoming card. UFC 205 will take place in Madison Square Garden on November 12th, and there are big plans in the pipeline. Asked if …

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UFC Veteran Says McGregor-Diaz Rematch Is ‘Pointless’

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 5: Conor McGregor (L) punches Nate Diaz during UFC 196 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Having been officially confirmed two weeks ago to the day, the debate around the upcoming Nate Diaz-Conor McGregor rematch is arguably the hottest in MMA. A consistent flow of fighters have weighed in with their opinions on the topic almost daily since. The latest individual to have his say is British veteran Brad ‘One Punch’ Pickett. The London native, renowned …

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Daniel Cormier Says He Believes Jon Jones is Primed for Defeat

Daniel Cormier Jon Jones and Daniel Comier on January 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Jon Jones has never lost the light-heavyweight belt in the ring, which is now held by Daniel Cormier. The one loss on the 28 year old’s record came via a disqualification. UFC president Dana White would later say that the disqualification should have been declared a no-contest. Jones had his light heavyweight title stripped from him in April 2015. The decision to …

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Floyd Mayweather Intends On Moving Into Promoting MMA

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 02: Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. arrives for a workout at the Mayweather Boxing Club on September 2, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather Jr. will defend his WBC/WBA welterweight titles against Marcos Maidana on September 13 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Getty Images)

Floyd Mayweather has stated that he intends on promoting Mixed Martial Arts fights. The undefeated boxer is moving away from the ring, and looks set to sit down cageside at MMA events. In an interview with Fight Hype, the 39 year-old stated that boxing want him to return to the ring, but he sees his future elsewhere. “They want me back…it’s …

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Conor McGregor’s Manager Explains Why ‘The Notorious’ Will Go Back To Featherweight

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 12: Conor McGregor is shown in the Octagon before his featherweight title fight against Jose Aldo during UFC 194 at MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 12, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Despite Dana White’s insistence that Conor McGregor will return to featherweight in the aftermath of his welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 200, many continue to doubt that the Irishman will ever defend the belt that he ripped from Jose Aldo’s grasp last December. Over the last few days, a pair of highly-ranked featherweight contenders have expressed their skepticism …

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Watch: Dana White Offers Update On Ronda Rousey And Suggests Possible Return Date

In a March interview with Sports Illustrated, recently crowned UFC women’s bantamweight queen Miesha Tate expressed a belief that her old rival Ronda Rousey’s mind was no longer on fighting. Speaking about a Rousey return, “Cupcake” said that she expected any comeback campaign to be brief, just “one or two” fights perhaps. “One if she loses and two if she wins …

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Dana White Has His Brutal Say On The Jon Jones Debacle

Daniel Cormier Jon Jones and Daniel Comier on January 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Jon Jones, former UFC light heavyweight champion, last week revealed that he had received a total of 5 traffic citations during an incident in Albuquerque, New Mexico. During an interview on the MMA Hour, Jones recounted the events that led to him being pulled over. “I am driving and following the law doing what I can to stay out of …

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