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White Says Mayweather Legitimately Wants To Make A Deal With UFC – Rogan

While most assumed that the boxer was merely posturing, veteran UFC commentator Joe Rogan says that Floyd Mayweather Jr. is seriously considering a trip to the octagon. And who is Rogan’s supposed source for this information? UFC president Dana White. On several occasions during the summer’s weird, wild, and sometimes wonderful MayMac world tour, Mayweather suggested that he would be …

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Mayweather Claims A Jump To ‘Barbarian Sport’ MMA Could Make Him A Billionaire

During a sometimes offensive, often bizarre online Q&A recently, Floyd Mayweather Jr. teased fans with the idea of a run in MMA that he claims could move him from the obscene multi-multi-millionaire category to billionaire status. The once again supposedly retired boxer isn’t exactly short of a few shillings after he welcomed Conor McGregor across from the opposite side of …

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Bisping Believes He Knows The Remedy To McGregor’s Stamina Problems

Following his second-round submission defeat to Nate Diaz at UFC 196, one that was at least partly attributable to fatigue, Conor McGregor made significant changes to his training regimen.  The Irishman had often favoured flexibility over structure in his training camps, volume of work, perhaps, over quality, but his first setback in the UFC made him reconsider this approach – …

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Watch: Touching Moment McGregor Apologized To White After Mayweather Defeat Features In New ‘All Access’

If you are like this writer, you might have found Mayweather Vs. McGregor – All Access a tad disappointing.  Considering the two personalities involved, it seemed that this incarnation of the wildly successful documentary series/Showtime promotional vehicle would be a guaranteed home run, but it fell a little short. The epilogue, however, did not. A 24-minute look back to the events …

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Ex-Ringside Doctor Outlines Issues With McGregor’s Claim He Was Merely Fatigued At Close Of Mayweather Fight

There is little denying that fatigue played some role in Conor McGregor’s defeat to Floyd Mayweather Jr. last weekend in Las Vegas, but one Irish doctor has strongly disagreed with the fighter’s claim that he was merely tired and not hurt during what proved to be the closing moments of the bout. McGregor started brilliantly in his maiden professional boxing …

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Twitter: Max Holloway Issues Warning To ‘Paulina’ Malignaggi After Latest Twitter Rant

Showtime boxing analyst and former two-weight boxing titlist Paulie Malignaggi claimed a few weeks back that Conor McGregor “whimpers like a girl” when he is hit to the body. Malignaggi was brought into the McGregor camp as a sparring partner ahead of the Irishman’s professional boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather Jr., but departed the fold under acrimonious circumstances, the details …

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Mayweather Offers Opinion On How McGregor Would Fair Against Boxing’s ‘Young Lions’

Immediately after his tenth-round stoppage victory over Conor McGregor on Saturday night, Floyd Mayweather Jr. admitted that the Irishman’s boxing skills had surprised him somewhat. “He is a lot better than I thought he was, he used different angles and was a tough competitor,” Mayweather told Showtime’s Jim Gray in the ring at the T-Mobile Arena. Mayweather wasn’t the only …

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Cormier On Being Proud Of McGregor Following Display Against Mayweather

Though there were a few MMA fighters who took the opportunity to ridicule or call out Conor McGregor following his performance against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday night, like Brazilians Jose Aldo and Rafael dos Anjos, most in the MMA community commended the Irishman for his brave but ultimately unsuccessful effort to inflict the first blemish upon Mayweather’s perfect professional …

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Watch: ESPN Pundits Discuss Whether McGregor Should Box Again After Mayweather Loss

While Floyd Mayweather Jr. claims he will ride off into the sunset, his unfortunate stead struggling toward the horizon under the combined weight of the boxer and an utterly ludicrous amount of cash, Conor McGregor has vowed to continue fighting after the pair’s boxing showdown on Saturday night. The Irishman’s next contest though, looks likely to take place inside the …

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McGregor Receives Medical Suspension From NSAC Following Mayweather Fight

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has been handed a medical suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission(NSAC) stemming from his defeat to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a boxing match at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night. McGregor’s professional boxing career got off to a good start, as he outworked Mayweather over the opening three minutes of their …

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Fighters Call On UFC To Fire Snoop Dogg After Expletive-Laden Rant On McGregor Defeat

Multiple UFC fighters are calling on the promotion to fire rapper Snoop Dogg from his position as a commentator for the Dana White Tuesday Night Contenders Series after he launched an expletive-laden diatribe in the direction of Conor McGregor following the Irishman’s defeat to Floyd Mayweather Jr. “50 and 0 n****. The motherf***ing champ, n****,” yelled Snoop in an Instagram …

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Watch: Kellerman Admits He Was Wrong, Heaps Praise On McGregor For Heart And Fight I.Q

During the build-up to Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor, a promotion that was predictably strewn with sound bytes from both the fighters and the media, a comment from HBO boxing commentator and ESPN First Take co-host Max Kellerman was among the most widely discussed. Kellerman, one of the boxing media’s most highly-respected and eloquent speakers, claimed on multiple occasions …

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