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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 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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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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Then vs Now: Liddell & McGregor – The UFC Poster Boys

Despite their different weight classes and different eras of stardom, Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell and Conor ‘The Notorious’ McGregor have one thing in common, they are both poster boys for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Chuck Liddell was the first UFC superstar, and now our very own Conor McGregor is becoming the most talked-about fighter in the business. So let’s compare …

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Conor McGregor vs Denis Siver UFC Fight Night 59 Poster Revealed

The official event poster for January’s ‘UFC Fight Night 59: McGregor vs. Siver’ in Boston was unveiled last Friday it’s top drawer.   On Friday, the Ultimate Fighting Championship unveiled the official event poster for UFC Fight Night 59: McGregor vs. Siver.  Oh boy, it’s hard not to be excited for this one already.     The event will take …

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Tuesday Takedown: UFC 179, Bellator 130

The Tuesday Takedown takes a look back at some of the biggest bouts and the biggest talking points from both Bellator 130 and UFC 179.  There’s only one place to start really and that is in Brazil as Jose Aldo (25-1) successfully defended his featherweight belt against Chad Mendes (16-2) in a very entertaining scrap. The second meeting between Aldo …

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Fight Night Preview: Bellator 130, UFC 179

After what seems like two weeks – mainly because it has been two weeks – Pundit Arena’s MMA fight night preview returns with a new format and some very exciting fights from MMA’s elite promotions. It has been a very interesting week for the UFC with all the focus on UFC 180 and three withdrawals in as many days. With …

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Mendes: I Want To Punch Conor McGregor In The Face

Chad Mendes has not held back when speaking about Conor McGregor, expressing his desire to “punch (him) in the face”. Speaking to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour, Mendes spoke about his upcoming bout with Jose Aldo and a potential match-up for the winner with Conor McGregor. The Notorious is riding the crest of a wave at present following his first-round TKO …

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