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Team Velasquez Claim Ngannou Landed Illegal Hammerfist On Cain

Javier Mendez, coach to UFC heavyweight Cain Velasquez, spoke during a recent interview about the controversial stoppage in his fighter’s showdown with Francis Ngannou. Two-and-a-half years out of action and 26-seconds was all it took for Velasquez’s return to turn into a nightmare as the power of Ngannou proved to be the difference within the first exchange. Or so it …

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Daniel Cormier’s Coach Says He Could Now Fight Beyond 40

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Daniel Cormier has long said he will retire from professional MMA by the time he turns 40 years old. Although, with that retirement date only three months away and his star shining as bright as ever, it is difficult to see the UFC heavyweight champion walk away from competing at this stage. 2018 will go down as a monumental year …

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Khabib’s Coach Responds To Claims His Fighter Will Struggle To Close Distance On McGregor

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s performance against Edson Barboza on December 30th at UFC 219 was his most eye-catching since April of 2014 when he rag-dolled and dominated Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on Fox 11. Nurmagomedov was extremely aggressive, rushing at Barboza and pressuring him relentlessly but doing so behind a decent jab that had been absent in many of his previous …

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Nurmagomedov’s Manager On The Only Reason McGregor Would Ever Return To Defend His Belt

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager Javier Mendez spoke recently to ESPN on his proteg√©’s upcoming matchup with Tony Ferguson as well as outlining what he thinks it will take to convince Conor McGregor to defend his lightweight title. Khabib Nurmagomedov is certainly the talk of the MMA world right now. This weekend he will put his perfect 24-0 record on the line …

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