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Conor McGregor’s Head Coach Opens Up About Welterweight Plans

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)

Conor McGregor’s head coach John Kavanagh has welcomed the possibility of the Dubliner moving up to challenge for the welterweight title in the future. Rumours have gathered momentum that McGregor will target a third UFC world title should he claim the lightweight title at UFC 196 – but Kavanagh admitted in his the42.ie column that he’d welcome the idea, but …

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Frankie Edgar’s Coach Blasts Conor McGregor For Not Fighting Men ‘His Own Size’

In a rather salty response to the announcement of Conor McGregor’s lightweight title fight, Mark Henry has continued the Edgar camp’s war on the Irishman. Frankie Edgar can certainly feel aggrieved at having to wait until July at the earliest to get a shot at the UFC featherweight championship, but these latest comments from his boxing coach reek of desperation. While the …

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Frankie Edgar’s Manager Lays Into Conor McGregor On Twitter, This Time From His Own Account

Frankie Edgar’s outspoken manager Ali Abdel-Aziz has been bashing Conor McGregor on Twitter again, but this time he is doing it from his own account. Just before Christmas, a number of tweets that were sent out from Edgar’s official account pertaining to the subject of a potential bout between he and Conor McGregor grabbed the attention of the MMA community …

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“I’m The Worst Match-Up For Conor McGregor In The UFC” Says Lightweight Beast Nurmagomedov

Khabib Nurmagomedov believes his style would cause Conor McGregor serious problems – he is probably right. Khabib Nurmagomedov spoke to ArabsMMA recently about his training, his continuing injury woes, and his affiliation with KHK MMA – a team which is funded by members of the Bahraini royal family. Of course, given that Nurmagomedov makes his fighting home in the lightweight …

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Why Conor McGregor Doesn’t Deserve The Lightweight Title Shot

With the wheels threatening to come off the Conor McGregor bandwagon at any minute, it comes as no surprise that the Dubliner is being considered to face Rafael dos Anjos at 155 for the lightweight belt. But why does he get to skip all the other lightweight contenders? It has to be asked – does Conor McGregor deserve to change weight …

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“I See These Things” – Frankie Edgar Does His Best “Mystic Mac” And Predicts Outcome Of Fight With McGregor

Frankie Edgar was a recent guest of The Countdown podcast with Michael Bisping, and the featherweight contender was coaxed into doing his best “Mystic Mac” impression by his fast talking host. Frankie Edgar is certainly in contention for a big money fight with Conor McGregor, but the race is still in it’s early stages and there are many strong runners. Former featherweight kingpin …

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Frankie Edgar Asks Conor McGregor: “Do I Make You Nervous?”

‘The Answer’ is looking for answers from Conor McGregor – a man he feels is ducking him for the second time. Frankie Edgar’s coach has been firing salvoes at McGregor for weeks, even prior to last weekend where both men were victorious. Edgar feels that the Irishman ducked him in favour of Chad Mendes back in July at UFC 189 when …

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John Kavanagh Says Conor McGregor’s Next Fight Will Be Much Sooner Than People Think

The Irish Independent have today reported on some interesting quotes from Conor McGregor’s head coach John Kavanagh.  Since Conor McGregor emphatically knocked out Jose Aldo at UFC 194, many have begun to wonder who is next in line for the Irish champion. McGregor himself has stated that there are three potential options; a rematch with Jose Aldo, a defence of …

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Video: Joe Rogan Talks About Conor McGregor Before Second UFC Fight

Conor McGregor is probably the most famous MMA fighter in the world at present, after beating José Aldo on Saturday night to claim the UFC featherweight title. However, the Dubliner had many doubters to prove wrong to get to where he is today. McGregor burst onto the scene on his UFC debut with a first round stoppage of Marcus Brimage, before …

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