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Eddie Alvarez Defensive Flaw Inspires Former Foe To Pick Conor McGregor By KO At UFC 205

An Irishman picking Conor McGregor to KO Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 might not sound particularly newsworthy, but Greg Loughran’s prediction carries a little more weight than most and his reasoning for the selection provides interesting insight. Back in 2009, Loughran faced a then 25-year-old Alvarez in the quarter-final of a lightweight tournament at the inaugural Bellator event. At that …

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UFC 205 Has Already Broken A Significant Record, Says Dana White

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Two weeks out from the landmark UFC 205 card in Madison Square Garden, the star power of Conor McGregor and the promotion’s much-anticipated debut in New York is already breaking records, according to UFC president Dana White. Speaking on a Fox Sports 1 show on Friday night, White claimed that UFC 205’s stacked card has already broken the previous gate …

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Watch: Robin Black Breaks Down Eddie Alvarez Vs Conor McGregor In A Truly Unique Way

Robin Black’s breakdown of the UFC 205 main event between Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor is, as usual, a high-octane offering. But in terms of subject matter, it’s not quite the norm. Typically Black’s breakdowns tend to examine the technical approaches of a given pair of fighters and predict how these might mesh, to take detailed looks at specific techniques …

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Eddie Alvarez Goes ‘Mystic’ By Predicting How And When He Will Finish Conor McGregor At UFC 205

UFC 205 is a little over two weeks away and the hype surrounding the main event of Conor McGregor verses Eddie Alvarez has the MMA world giddy with anticipation. Countless soundbites and picture-perfect moments have been generated since UFC president Dana White announced the potential history-making clash between the featherweight and lightweight champions. The ‘Notorious’ Dubliner has been his usual …

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The Sun Claim To Know Conor McGregor’s Big Announcement

Conor McGregor is only 16 days away from a unique attempt at rewriting the UFC history books. UFC 205 rumbles into New York on November 12th in what is a triumphant return to the state following a 20 year ban on the sport. Headlining the main event in Madison Square Garden is the UFC’s golden goose, Conor McGregor, where he …

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Watch: Conor McGregor Is Preparing For Exactly How Alvarez Said He Would Beat Him

With just over two weeks remaining until Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez lock horns at UFC 205, it seems the Irishman is getting very specific with his preparation for the lightweight champion. Eddie Alvarez has frequently been dismissive with regard to McGregor’s abilities and, speaking back in February, the lightweight champion explained exactly how the Irishman could be beaten with …

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Eddie Alvarez Seems To Have Brought In A Famous McGregor Mimic To Help Him Prepare For UFC 205

Jonas ‘Speed’ Bilharinho gained notoriety last year when it was revealed that Jose Aldo had employed him to mimic the unusual movements of Conor McGregor in sparring. The Team Nogueira featherweight was first brought into the Nova Uniao camp ahead of UFC 189, at which Aldo was originally scheduled to meet McGregor, but ‘Scarface’ never made it to that event …

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Watch: Conor McGregor Talks About Wanting To Prove His Jiu-Jitsu Skills

“The grappling community try to say I can’t grapple. But that’s not just the grappling community. The boxing community say I can’t box. The kickboxing community say I can’t kick. The wrestling community say I can’t wrestle. Well, I say to all those communities, let’s fight. ‘Oh no, no, no. Only under this specific rule set[comes the response]’ Well, there …

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Watch: New Promo For Eddie Alvarez Vs Conor McGregor Is A Little Bit Psycho

We are now just three weeks away from the UFC’s debut show at the world famous Madison Square Garden, the main event of which is a mouth-watering super-fight between lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez and still-reigning featherweight king Conor McGregor. Ever since it was officially announced in late September that Alvarez vs McGregor would headline UFC 205, the internet has been …

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Twitter: Eddie Alvarez Rips Conor McGregor Over Conditioning Routine

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 27: Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez face-off as UFC president Dana White breaks them up at the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on September 27, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Over the last several months, UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has made a habit of identifying his November opponent, Conor McGregor, as something of a sprinter who lacks the stamina and endurance of a championship fighter. “This guy’s got eight minutes of fight in him and that’s it,” Alvarez said at the UFC 205 press conference in September. “He quits …

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Eddie Alvarez Explains Why Gritty Approach Used Against Pettis Is Unnecessary Against McGregor

Many have suggested that Eddie Alvarez’s game plan for the Conor McGregor fight at UFC 205 will be a more cultured, fine-tuned version of the approach that he employed against Anthony Pettis at the beginning of the year. In the early stages of that contest Alvarez struggled with Pettis’ dynamic southpaw striking game, particularly the former champion’s body-kicks, but adapted …

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Conor McGregor Has Some Inspirational Words For The Returning Ronda Rousey

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has come out in support of Ronda Rousey as the former women’s bantamweight champion makes her long-awaited return to the octagon. Last week, the UFC officially announced that Rousey will face current bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 this December, a year on since her shocking loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193. Giving her …

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Eddie Alvarez Has ‘Revealed’ Conor McGregor’s Biggest Weakness

The UFC’s triumphant return to New York, at UFC 205, is now only 27 days away and anticipation continues to grow for the headline event of Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez facing off for the lightweight title. Ever since UFC president Dana White announced the potentially historic fight, not a day has passed without some new story involving one or …

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Conor McGregor Confident UFC 205 Will Break Pay-Per-View Records

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 27: Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez face-off as UFC president Dana White breaks them up at the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on September 27, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor isn’t only predicting what round he plans to knock out Eddie Alvarez in at November’s UFC 205, the confident Irishman is also predicting the event will break pay-per-view records. The 28-year-old has become the UFC’s biggest draw in the absence of former women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, with his name already attached to three events inside …

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