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UFC 200 Proves It’s Epicness, As Aldo V Edgar 2 Isn’t Even The Co-Main Event

UFC President Dana White made the revelation last night that the rematch between Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar at UFC 200 won’t comprise the co-main event. With Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz’s date with destiny headlining the UFC’s biggest event to date, many presumed that the announcement of fellow McGregor rivals Aldo and Edgar fighting for the interim featherweight championship …

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The UFC Truly Is Unstoppable – As Advertised

As we embark on the latest chapter in the UFC’s ascension to one of the most recognisable sporting brands globally, the promotion appears to have its foot firmly down on the accelerator. At the beginning of the month the company held a press conference entitled UFC: Unstoppable at which they announced some of the upcoming shows and their main events. …

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Report: Conor McGregor To Fight Nate Diaz At UFC 200

TORRANCE, CA - FEBRUARY 24: UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor speaks during a news conference with lightweight contender Nate Diaz at UFC Gym February 24, 2016, in Torrance, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Massive news is emerging this afternoon, with several reports suggesting that Conor McGregor will have a rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 200. The pair met at UFC 196 two weeks ago, and the Californian shocked the world with the second round submission. The Irishman was expected to return to featherweight to defend his title at the event, against either …

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Dana White Confirms Return Of Conor McGregor At UFC 200

Conor McGregor is slated to fight at the blockbuster UFC 200 pay-per-view on July 9 according to UFC President Dana White. The lack of a medical suspension following Conor’s second-round loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 196 sees him targeting a return to the Octagon as soon as possible. “He wants to fight again as soon as possible,” White told ESPN’s Russillo and Kanell show. “He …

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UFC 196 On Course To Be Highest PPV Event In UFC History

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 4: Conor McGregor of Ireland entertains the fans during the UFC 196 Weigh-in at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 4, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

The showdown between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz at the weekend may have helped UFC 196 to become the biggest UFC event to date. UFC President Dana White must have been in revenue loss-induced convulsions when lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos withdrew from his scheduled bout with Conor McGregor on just twelve days notice. This came after the original UFC …

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Opinion: Conor McGregor Must Fight Frankie Edgar At UFC 200

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 13: Frankie Edgar, UFC lightweight champion, speaks during a press conference to announce commitment to bring UFC to Madison Square Garden and New York State at Madison Square Garden on January 13, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Cohen/Getty Images)

When Conor McGregor dethroned Jose Aldo in December, he referred to the featherweight division as dead. But through all the talk, one contender remains, and McGregor must now silence his critics and face Frankie Edgar at UFC 200. McGregor hoped to become the first person in the promotion’s history to hold two world titles at the same time, but a …

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Georges St-Pierre Gets Called Out For UFC 200

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 22: Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone looks on as he presents NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick (not pictured) with an UFC belt at Daytona International Speedway on February 22, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

UFC 200 could be the biggest event in the history of the promotion, especially if Donald Cerrone gets his way. Anticipation is already growing for UFC 200 following the shock defeats to Conor McGregor and Holly Holm last weekend at UFC 196. With both looking for redemption, both will likely be part of the headliners for the July event. Now, …

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UFC 196 – Conor McGregor Set To Earn Huge Paycheck

Much has been reported and hyped about UFC196 and you could almost feel sorry for Holly Holm, who defends her title against Meisha Tate in the nights co-main event. There is however really only one show in town, Conor McGregor. The golden boy of MMA is the UFC’s biggest draw, raking in huge pay-per-view figures since he burst onto the …

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UFC 196: Why Nate Diaz Is The Right Choice For Conor McGregor

When news broke of Rafael Dos Anjos’ injury, a queue of hungry fighters lined up on social media for a chance at MMA’s biggest attraction and the payday that goes with it. For this writer, the first name that came to mind was one Nathan Donald Diaz. Granted, Donald Cerrone was probably the more logical choice in terms of ranking …

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