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Conor McGregor Has A Clear Message For Unhappy UFC Fighters

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: (R-L) Conor McGregor of Ireland punches Nate Diaz in their welterweight bout during the UFC 202 event at T-Mobile Arena on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

With a handful of fighters calling out the UFC for unfair treatment and the promotion finding it difficult to keep their house in order amid the pitchforks and torches, featherweight champion Conor McGregor is baffled to why they need to rebel in the first place. The slander spewing Irishman is preparing for his lightweight title fight against Eddie Alvarez at …

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BAMMA 26 Showed Irish MMA Has Plenty Of Promise But The Show Lacked Polish

BAMMA 26 was Irish MMA’s first real chance to announce itself to the Irish sporting world. The glamour and the spectacle of the UFC will naturally create interest and attention wherever the promotion decides to go, but BAMMA cater for the Irish and European MMA fan. The homegrown supporter who backs Irish talent and attends the local shows to see what’s on offer, and …

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Neil Seery Receives Major Fight Offer For UFC Belfast

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Team Ryano’s Neil Seery should feature at UFC Belfast in November, though an opponent has yet to be named. The popular Dubliner had a huge opportunity in his last outing back in May at UFC Rotterdam. There, he lost out to number three ranked flyweight Kyoji Horiguchi in what was nonetheless a spirited display. Now with a 3-3 record in the UFC, the …

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Twitter: Tony Ferguson Isn’t Happy After Conor McGregor Rents Out His Gym

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 12: Conor McGregor (L) celebrates with a member of his team after a first-round knockout victory over Jose Aldo in their featherweight title fight during UFC 194 on December 12, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

One of Conor McGregor’s most vocal detractors, Tony Ferguson, had a bit of a pop at the reigning featherweight champion on Sunday morning. The UFC lightweight wasn’t impressed by a number of tweets posted by McGregor this weekend, showing the brash Irishman training in the Box ‘N Burn gym in California, a regular haunt of Ferguson’s. Self motivated. pic.twitter.com/M5xLrjSCpt — Conor McGregor …

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Top UFC Welterweight Doesn’t Rate Conor McGregor’s Boxing Skills

UFC welterweight Matt Brown has shared his thoughts on the recent rumors surrounding Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather and his upcoming bout against Demian Maia this weekend in Brazil. The removal of Mcgregor from the landmark UFC 200 card this July leaves the featherweight champion with options and it didn’t take long for the Irishman to be paired alongside undefeated boxing …

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Embattled Neil Seery Continues To Inspire

It was the fight that could have launched Neil Seery into title contention. The culmination of years of hard work and perseverance leading to this point. Unfortunately Kyoji Horiguchi showed why he is one of the very best fighters in the flyweight division. Horiguchi slipped in at acute angles and landed his shots with devastating power. Round one looked to …

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Norman Parke Announces Opponent For Next Fight

Northern Ireland’s Norman Parke confirmed via Facebook on Wednesday that his next fight will take place this September at a Final Fight Championship event in Austria. Parke’s opponent will be 26-year-old Croatian Vlado Sikic. Sikic, who has a professional record of 10-0-1 according to Sherdog, may be familiar to fans of The Ultimate Fighter 22, as he competed in the …

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Exclusive: Mjolnir MMA Founder Thinks Joao Carvalho’s Death Should Be Catalyst For Change

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On Friday, an intrepid two-man Pundit Arena team consisting of Richard Barrett and John Murphy set off for Reykjavik in search of Conor McGregor, whose recent stand-off with the UFC has been dominating sporting headlines worldwide. McGregor had travelled to the Icelandic capital earlier in the week to train at Mjolnir MMA, the home base of friend and teammate Gunnar …

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Video: It’s Conor McGregor Or No-One For Diaz At UFC 200

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 5: Nate Diaz punches Conor McGregor during UFC 196 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Nate Diaz may not be doing it on purpose, but his comments on Friday night will have only helped resurrect the prospect of McGregor vs Diaz 2 happening at UFC 200. At the UFC 200 launch event on Friday respected MMA journalist Ariel Helwani asked Diaz if anyone else interested him ahead of the historic event, with uncertainty still looming over his fight …

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Nate Diaz Reacts To McGregor News In Typical Nate Diaz Fashion

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 5: Nate Diaz punches Conor McGregor during UFC 196 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Nate Diaz doesn’t quite do as much talking as Conor McGregor, but when he does the quality usually trumps the quantity. The same can be said of the American’s social media posts, as tonight he has reacted in a typically laid back way to McGregor announcing his retirement. While most are still sceptical as to the legitimacy of the Dubliner’s recent …

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