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Wow! Jose Aldo Lost Out On A Huge Payday!

There has been widespread criticism of Jose Aldo since it emerged that he was pulling out of the UFC 189 main event. While that criticism might be stinging the wounded champion, surely nothing will be hurting more than the knowledge that he has lost out on a monster payday. The exact amounts that he, and Conor McGregor, were set to …

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UFC Star Tests Positive For Performance Enhancing Drugs And Is Removed From Upcoming Card!

Gilbert Melendez has been suspended for one year after he tested positive for “testosterone metabolites”, following his UFC 188 loss to Eddie Alvarez. According to sherdog.com, the UFC conducted their own testing for the event, which took place outside the jurisdiction of any athletic commission. The suspension means that he will be unable to compete as scheduled at UFC Fight …

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Conor McGregor Impersonator To Assist Jose Aldo In Camp

Conor McGregor is one of the most creative and unorthodox strikers in mixed martial arts, but Jose Aldo and his team feel they have found someone who can emulate the Dubliner’s attacking style. Jonas “Speed” Bilharinho is the featherweight champion of Brazilian based MMA league Jungle Fight. He is 6-0-1 as a professional and as far as team Aldo are …

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Video: The Pros Make Their Picks On Jose Aldo v Conor McGregor

The consensus among their peers favours the Brazilian. Fellow UFC and MMA fighters have given their verdict on how the fight on July 11 will go between Champion Jose Aldo and challenger Conor McGregor. In particular, former heavyweight Champ Frank Mir gives a great insight into how the fight might be won and lost. Fighters such as Urijah Faber, Luke Rockhold, …

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UFC: Who’s The Real Pound For Pound King (or Queen)?

With Jon Jones off duty and Chris Weidman and Daniel Cormier staking their claim with wins at the weekend, who is the Pound For Pound best in the UFC? UFC pound for pound rankings as at Monday, May 25, 2015: 1. Jose Aldo (Featherweight champ, UFC record: 7-0, undefeated for 9 1/5 years) 2. Demetrious Johnson (Flyweight champ, six title defences) 3. …

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Has Conor McGregor Dodged A Bullet With Frankie Edgar?

Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo Jr. will go toe to toe for the UFC Featherweight Championship on July 11th, in what is built up to be the fight of the year, but has the trash-talking Dubliner got away with one, by having a title shot without really being tested by a the top 3 contender, including Frankie Edgar. Frankie Edgar, a former …

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UFC New ‘Pound-For-Pound’ Rankings Doesn’t Include Jon Jones

And just like that, it’s as if Jon Jones had never existed. Years of hard work scrubbed from the records of the UFC. The illustrious ‘pound for pound’ ranking chart on the UFC’s website has always been an excellent barometer as to who are the greatest fighters in the world right now. However, after recent events, one name has been completely …

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UFC Featherweight Division – Past, Present, Future

With UFC Fight Night Mendes vs. Lamas taking place this weekend and in anticipation of the title bout between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor in July, Pundit Arena takes a closer look at the UFC Featherweight Division. Number 1 ranked contender Chad Mendes takes on number 4 ranked Ricardo Lamas in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Fairfax, Virginia this Saturday, as another two bouts in the most talked about …

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The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of The UFC 189 World Tour

In theory, the World Tour was a great idea. They hype will certainly last. But in truth, the UFC’s maiden voyage in to the ultimate hype game, a World Tour, was often more farcical than fascinating.     Eight cities in 12 days is an awful lot of mileage to cover for any human being but when you are promoting …

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Dublin, Make Some Noise When McGregor Comes To Town

If you were one of the 5,000 people to get a ticket for the Dublin leg of the UFC 189 press tour, I envy you. The energy in the Convention Centre on Tuesday promises to be riot like as Conor McGregor again faces off against UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo.  In a drawn out but superb public relations move, Dana White …

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UFC Announce UFC 189 World Tour: Dublin, 31st March

UFC 189 takes place this coming July in Las Vegas, Nevada as Irish #1 contender Conor McGregor (17-2) takes on Jose Aldo (25-1) for the UFC Featherweight Championship. UFC president Dana White made the announcement of a world tour ahead of the massive fight card at the beginning of the UFC 185 post-fight press conference. This tour will take place …

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UFC 189 – McGregor V Aldo: Ticket Information

All you need to know about getting those precious Aldo vs McGregor tickets.   UFC 189 takes place in the MGM Grand this coming July with Dubliner Conor McGregor looking to claim UFC gold from Brazilian featherweight champion, Jose Aldo. With many travelling fans from Ireland having booked flights and accommodation for ‘sin city’ this summer, UFC officials have today …

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Incredible Trailer Released For McGregor vs Aldo

It’s not like this one doesn’t have enough hype already but all the same, this clip has just been posted on one of McGregor’s biggest fan pages and it is spine tingling.  July 11th, the MGM Grand. This is going to be one of the biggest bouts in the history of the UFC. The build up has already begun but this clip …

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