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Bisping Believes He Knows The Remedy To McGregor’s Stamina Problems

Following his second-round submission defeat to Nate Diaz at UFC 196, one that was at least partly attributable to fatigue, Conor McGregor made significant changes to his training regimen.  The Irishman had often favoured flexibility over structure in his training camps, volume of work, perhaps, over quality, but his first setback in the UFC made him reconsider this approach – …

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Watch: Touching Moment McGregor Apologized To White After Mayweather Defeat Features In New ‘All Access’

If you are like this writer, you might have found Mayweather Vs. McGregor – All Access a tad disappointing.  Considering the two personalities involved, it seemed that this incarnation of the wildly successful documentary series/Showtime promotional vehicle would be a guaranteed home run, but it fell a little short. The epilogue, however, did not. A 24-minute look back to the events …

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Ex-Ringside Doctor Outlines Issues With McGregor’s Claim He Was Merely Fatigued At Close Of Mayweather Fight

There is little denying that fatigue played some role in Conor McGregor’s defeat to Floyd Mayweather Jr. last weekend in Las Vegas, but one Irish doctor has strongly disagreed with the fighter’s claim that he was merely tired and not hurt during what proved to be the closing moments of the bout. McGregor started brilliantly in his maiden professional boxing …

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Twitter: Max Holloway Issues Warning To ‘Paulina’ Malignaggi After Latest Twitter Rant

Showtime boxing analyst and former two-weight boxing titlist Paulie Malignaggi claimed a few weeks back that Conor McGregor “whimpers like a girl” when he is hit to the body. Malignaggi was brought into the McGregor camp as a sparring partner ahead of the Irishman’s professional boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather Jr., but departed the fold under acrimonious circumstances, the details …

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Mayweather Offers Opinion On How McGregor Would Fair Against Boxing’s ‘Young Lions’

Immediately after his tenth-round stoppage victory over Conor McGregor on Saturday night, Floyd Mayweather Jr. admitted that the Irishman’s boxing skills had surprised him somewhat. “He is a lot better than I thought he was, he used different angles and was a tough competitor,” Mayweather told Showtime’s Jim Gray in the ring at the T-Mobile Arena. Mayweather wasn’t the only …

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Cormier On Being Proud Of McGregor Following Display Against Mayweather

Though there were a few MMA fighters who took the opportunity to ridicule or call out Conor McGregor following his performance against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday night, like Brazilians Jose Aldo and Rafael dos Anjos, most in the MMA community commended the Irishman for his brave but ultimately unsuccessful effort to inflict the first blemish upon Mayweather’s perfect professional …

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Watch: ESPN Pundits Discuss Whether McGregor Should Box Again After Mayweather Loss

While Floyd Mayweather Jr. claims he will ride off into the sunset, his unfortunate stead struggling toward the horizon under the combined weight of the boxer and an utterly ludicrous amount of cash, Conor McGregor has vowed to continue fighting after the pair’s boxing showdown on Saturday night. The Irishman’s next contest though, looks likely to take place inside the …

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McGregor Receives Medical Suspension From NSAC Following Mayweather Fight

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has been handed a medical suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission(NSAC) stemming from his defeat to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a boxing match at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night. McGregor’s professional boxing career got off to a good start, as he outworked Mayweather over the opening three minutes of their …

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Fighters Call On UFC To Fire Snoop Dogg After Expletive-Laden Rant On McGregor Defeat

Multiple UFC fighters are calling on the promotion to fire rapper Snoop Dogg from his position as a commentator for the Dana White Tuesday Night Contenders Series after he launched an expletive-laden diatribe in the direction of Conor McGregor following the Irishman’s defeat to Floyd Mayweather Jr. “50 and 0 n****. The motherf***ing champ, n****,” yelled Snoop in an Instagram …

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Watch: Kellerman Admits He Was Wrong, Heaps Praise On McGregor For Heart And Fight I.Q

During the build-up to Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor, a promotion that was predictably strewn with sound bytes from both the fighters and the media, a comment from HBO boxing commentator and ESPN First Take co-host Max Kellerman was among the most widely discussed. Kellerman, one of the boxing media’s most highly-respected and eloquent speakers, claimed on multiple occasions …

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Mayweather Rates McGregor’s Power Following Las Vegas Super-Fight

In the lead-up to Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr., many wondered if the Irishman’s vaunted punching-power would translate from the octagon to the boxing ring, or, more specifically, from the four-ounce MMA mitts to the eight-ounce boxing gloves. Given Mayweather’s elusive nature and McGregor’s inexperience with the heavier gloves, some suggested that the question would never be truly answered. …

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Watch: Conor McGregor On What He Said To Floyd Mayweather Post-Fight

Conor McGregor feels that composure, accrued from decades of experience, rather than skill, power or speed, was the difference between he and Floyd Mayweather Jr. in Las Vegas on Saturday night. The 29-year-old UFC champ started well against the vastly experienced and seasoned Mayweather, despite the fact that he was making his professional boxing debut, but he was eventually figured …

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Watch: Dana White Reveals Thoughts On Stoppage In Mayweather – McGregor Fight

Though he claimed that referee Robert Byrd had stopped the fight too soon, Conor McGregor seemed in good spirits when he spoke to Showtime’s Jim Gray following his tenth-round stoppage defeat to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in Las Vegas on Saturday night. Having spoken to the UFC lightweight champion backstage, however, Dana White painted a very different picture of McGregor’s post-fight …

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