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No Opponent For Nate Diaz As Poirier Withdraws From UFC 230

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Dana White has confirmed that Nate Diaz will not be involved in UFC 230 next month after Dustin Poirier withdrew from their scheduled fight through injury. Just after the announcement of a heavyweight battle between Derrick Lewis and Daniel Cormier, Poirier withdrew from the card with a hip injury. While many were hoping another fighter would step up at short …

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White Confirms Khabib Won’t Be Stripped Of Title Following 229 Brawl

Unbeaten Khabib Nurmagomedov will not be stripped of his UFC lightweight title despite his role in a post-match brawl Saturday, UFC president Dana White said in a website posting Tuesday. The 30-year-old Russian kept his crown with a fourth-round submission victory over Conor McGregor in Las Vegas, improving to 27-0 in his professional career and 11-0 in UFC bouts. McGregor was issued …

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Dana White: Conor Has Already Called Me Requesting A Rematch

Dana White has revealed that Conor McGregor has already called him to request a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov.  McGregor suffered defeat in the fourth round of Saturday night’s eagerly-anticipated bout when he tapped out after Nurmagomedov executed a rear naked choke on the Dubliner. What we know already is that McGregor, once he suffers a loss, will want to rectify the …

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Watch: Dana White Reacts To UFC 229 Main-Event Insanity

Dana White spoke to Megan Olivi in the direct aftermath of the UFC 229 main-event and gave his take on the shocking post-fight skirmish. It should have been about the fight. It should have been about the masterful performance that saw Khabib Nurmagomedov force a tap from Conor McGregor in the fourth-round and yet here we all are, clamouring for …

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Everything You Need To Know About Today’s UFC 229 Weigh-In

Today will see both the early and ceremonial weigh-ins take place as the fighters set to compete on Saturday’s fight-card attempt to make weight. UFC 229: Official early weigh-ins Where?: The fighter hotel, Las Vegas When?: Friday, October 5 at 9:00 ET or 17:00 – Irish/UK time. Who will be present?: All of the fighters expected to fight on Saturday, some members of …

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Dana: “We Could Possibly Do Mayweather/McGregor Numbers”

Dana White has claimed that UFC 229 is trending to do Mayweather/McGregor-esque numbers – based on the numbers the fight’s promotion has been putting up so far. The fears that the year’s biggest MMA event was being underpromoted to a certain extent quickly vanished as UFC 229 headliners Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor took to the stage in New York …

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LIVE NOW: The Second Khabib Vs. McGregor Press Conference

The pair’s rivalry has been brewing away for the past two weeks and now, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor share the stage once again. There’s not much else that needs to be said at this point. You all know why you’re here. The Park Theatre, Las Vegas, Nevada is the venue, the UFC 229 main-event headliners will be there and …

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Everything You Need To Know About Tonight’s UFC 229 Press Conference

Considering how unforgettable the first helping was, tonight’s second press conference meeting between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor is a must-see. Where?: The Park Theater, Las Vegas. When?: Thursday, October 4 at 15:00 PT or 23:00 – Irish/UK Time. Who will be present?: Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor, Dana White, the MMA media. How do I watch?: The official YouTube account of the UFC …

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Tony Ferguson Blasts Media, UFC, Khabib & McGregor In Bizarre Interview

Tony Ferguson has emerged after his lengthy spell on the sidelines with a vengeance, taking aim at virtually everyone in an expletive-laden interview. For the first couple of questions, Tony defiantly channelled NFL superstar Marshawn Lynch, telling the media “I’m just here because I have to be here.” Eventually, ‘El Cucuy’ took some questions about his road to recovery, but this …

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Khabib – “Dana Needs To Stop Kissing Conor’s Ass”

Khabib joined Ariel Helwani on a star-studded edition of the MMA Show and took a shot at UFC president Dana White and his relationship with Conor McGregor. Khabib Nurmagomedov certainly had a lot on his mind when he joined the veteran reporter on his ESPN show on Monday evening. UFC 229’s fight-week is well and truly underway and with the …

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Truth Or Trash?: “Conor McGregor Is One Of The All-Time Greats”

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)

In the latest edition of Truth or Trash?, we put former champion Conor McGregor’s argument to being an all-time pound-for-pound great under the microscope. Earlier this week, we delved into the commonly held notion that Khabib Nurmagomedov’s record is puffed and padded and with UFC 229 fast approaching, this time around we’re going to turn our attention to his opponent, Conor McGregor. …

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Watch: Khabib & McGregor Face-Off For The First-Time

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor finally came face-to-face ahead of their eagerly anticipated lightweight title-clash on October 6. It feels as though they have had a long and storied history (and they do, to a certain extent) but today they finally met each other as officially scheduled opponents and as you would expect, the resulting staredown was intense. After a wild …

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LIVE NOW: UFC 229: Khabib Vs. McGregor Press Conference

It’s the most anticipated event of the MMA year so far and despite the fact that no-one is actually fighting (hopefully), Khabib and McGregor will come face-to-face at last. The press conference begins at 10pm Irish/UK time. You can be the biggest Conor McGregor lover, hater, or whatever, but if there’s one thing that all of you will have in …

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