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Coach Kavanagh Explains How Conor McGregor Injured His Left-Hand

Coach John Kavanagh recent appeared on an episode of Ariel Helwani’s ESPN chat-shot and explained exactly how Conor McGregor sustained an injury to his hand. Speaking in a recent interview with ESPN’s Helwani, Kavanagh explained how the Irishman had hurt his prized left-hand during a recent sparring session. “It was sparring. I set up a spar, it was a good spar. …

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Khabib Calls On McGregor To Earn His Shot At The Belt

Khabib Nurmagomedov has spoken about what needs to happen in order for him to grant a rematch to his great rival, the former champion Conor McGregor. In many ways, the rivalry could well have reached something of a point of closure at UFC 229 had The Eagle not lived up to his name and vaulted straight into the corner of …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov On His Key To Defeating Tony Ferguson

Khabib Nurmagomedov believes that he possesses the tool necessary to crack the riddle that is Tony Ferguson and hand him his first loss since 2012.  Not to say Khabib isn’t a riddle in his own right. At 27-0, he holds the longest active win-streak in major MMA competition and with his last victory – a crushing domination of the former …

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Khabib Dismisses Talk Of Rematch With Conor McGregor

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has dismissed rumours of a rematch with Conor McGregor at a press conference ahead of his fight with interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier. Earlier this month Dana White confirmed that McGregor had returned to training in the hope of a rematch with the Russian. Khabib is currently serving a nine-month ban for his role in …

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Watch Live: Khabib vs Dustin Poirier UFC 242 Press Conference

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is set to return to the octagon at UFC 242 as he takes on Dustin Poirier in Abu Dhabi in August for the undisputed 155lb crown. Khabib hasn’t fought since defending his title against Conor McGregor in October via a fourth-round submission thanks to a suspension he received for jumping over the cage and attacking …

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Cowboy: “I Feel Khabib Or Dustin Will Get Injured And I’ll Fight For Title”

Donald Cerrone has made an interesting prediction for the UFC 242 lightweight title-clash between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier.  Cowboy is gearing up for a fight that could well be the most important of his career to date, a lightweight title eliminator against a seemingly unstoppable force, in Tony Ferguson, who would represent the biggest win of his career if …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Vs. Dustin Poirier Official For UFC 242

The UFC have confirmed that the next defence of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s lightweight title will come against Dustin Poirier at UFC 242. It had been expected that The Diamond would be next in-line for the lightweight champ following his UFC 236 victory over Max Holloway to win the interim-belt. Now, according to the official Twitter account of the UFC, that fight …

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Nate Diaz Not Interested In Conor McGregor Trilogy Fight

Nate Diaz spoke to ESPN’s Ariel Helwani and gave him his current thoughts on a trilogy fight with his rival Conor McGregor. Of course, the rivalry that exists between Nate and Conor McGregor is among the most memorable in the history of the sport – even if the Irishman’s ongoing beef with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has overtaken it to …

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Dustin Poirier Picking Cowboy To Upset The Odds Vs. Tony Ferguson

The UFC interim-lightweight champion is picking Donald Cerrone to spring the upset on the streaking contender Tony Ferguson at UFC 238 next month. The UFC 238 main-card clash featuring this two in-form 155lb-r’s caught practically everyone off-guard upon its unveiling. Cerrone, who was less than a week removed from his UFC Ottawa clash with Al Iaquinta, has been known as …

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Khabib Appears To Confirm UFC 242 Slot For Him And His Teammates

Khabib Nurmagomedov took to his official Instagram to celebrate the reduced suspensions that have been handed to his teammates following the infamous UFC 229 post-fight brawl. It’s not set in stone yet, but in a post made by The Eagle today, the lightweight champion expressed his delight after the NSAC reduced the suspensions given to his teammates Abubakar Nurmagomedov and …

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Conor McGregor On The Dangers Of MMA & Knowing When To Take An Out

Conor McGregor has spoken about his approach to the harsh realities of the fight-game in a new interview, explaining the importance of intelligent decision making in the face serious harm.  It’s almost odd to see an interview of this length featuring the Irishman as its subject these days. McGregor has remained tight-lipped since his UFC 229 defeat to UFC lightweight …

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