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Max Holloway Has No Interest In Chasing Conor McGregor Rematch

Max Holloway sees himself more as a Demetrious Johnson than a Conor McGregor. Johnson, the reigning UFC flyweight champion, has defended his title on 12 occasions since scooping the prize in September 2012. McGregor on the other hand has never defended a professional title. Not the Cage Warriors featherweight strap he won in June 2012, not the Cage Warriors lightweight …

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Watch: Max Holloway Pummels Jose Aldo To A Third-Round Defeat In Rio

Max Holloway stopped Jose Aldo on Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro, claiming his eleventh straight victory and the undisputed UFC featherweight title. Holloway didn’t make the best of starts in the main event of UFC 212. Coming out in an orthodox stance, he struggled to find his range and timing against the great Brazilian. Aldo picked Holloway off with …

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Watch: Conor McGregor’s Amazing Rise To The Top Of The UFC Featherweight Division

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 11: Conor McGregor reacts to his victory over Chad Mendes in their UFC interim featherweight title fight during the UFC 189 event inside MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 11, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Ahead of UFC 212 this weekend where Jose Aldo squares off against Max Holloway in a featherweight title unification bout, one constant question lingers over the division. Will the shadow of Conor McGregor over the 145 lbs division forever haunt it’s inhabitants? Since McGregor was forced to vacate his featherweight belt after being crowned champion of the lightweight division with …

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Joe Rogan Feels That Conor McGregor Has Left An Irremovable Blemish On Jose Aldo’s Legacy

Resilience is one of the defining characteristics of greatness in combat sports. Fighters who prove themselves capable of rebounding from defeat have traditionally garnered greater admiration than those who compile glossy undefeated or so-called ‘perfect’ records. Jose Aldo was forced to overcome a setback quite early in his mixed martial arts career, as he was submitted by Luciano Azevedo in …

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Aldo Confirms He Suffered Cut In Sparring, Assures Fans That Holloway Fight Will Go Ahead

Breaking: UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo suffers injury in training… Wait! Before you fans rush to the message boards to make jokes about the injury-prone featherweight champion or lambaste the training methods prevalent at the Nova Uniao gym, or you yet-to-be booked UFC featherweights hit the mats in the hope that a call from the matchmakers might be forthcoming, you …

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Watch: When Jose Aldo KO’d Cub Swanson In Seven Seconds

On Saturday evening, Cub Swanson made light work of Artem Lobov before declaring that he will now turn his attention to getting a featherweight title shot. Jose Aldo and Max Holloway are due to face off in the UFC 212 main event in June and, given the form that Cub Swanson is in, there is every possibility that the winner …

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Watch: Coaches Heard Trying To Calm Aldo Prior To McGregor Bout In Unseen UFC 194 Video

In the weeks leading up to his massive UFC featherweight title unification fight with Jose Aldo, Conor McGregor sat down for an exclusive interview with Gareth Davies of BT Sport. Asked how he envisioned the fight going, McGregor uttered a line that would soon become infamous for it’s eerie accuracy. “I see him overreacting, over extending, then KO’d unconscious,” said the …

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Watch: What Conor McGregor Really Said To Jose Aldo After UFC 194

Perhaps this is why Jose Aldo has been so vocal about getting a rematch with Conor McGregor… Conor McGregor vs Jose Aldo at UFC 194 was unquestionably the biggest featherweight bout in the history of the UFC. The Irishman and the Brazilian champion had essentially gone on two world tours promoting the bout and, after Aldo pulled out of their …

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Artem Lobov Lays Into Jose Aldo For Accepting Title Stripped From Conor McGregor

With his first UFC main event just weeks away, SBG Ireland featherweight Artem Lobov certainly seems to be in a suitably belligerent mood. Last weekend, via Twitter, ‘The Russian Hammer’ attacked UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley for “moaning and crying like a little b*tch” while advising ‘T-Wood’ to conduct himself more like SBG welterweight Gunnar Nelson, who had just scored …

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Jose Aldo Thinks Holloway Playing Mind Games Because Everybody Assumes It Worked For McGregor

Max Holloway has never been known for talking trash or battling it out in the psychological trenches, yet he has launched frequent verbal attacks on the UFC featherweight champion and his upcoming opponent, Jose Aldo, in recent months. One can only speculate as to the reasons for the Hawaiian’s uncharacteristic behaviour, but it seems reasonable to assume that Holloway’s antics …

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