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“I’d Beat Him To A Pulp” – Malignaggi Issues Challenge To McGregor

Former two time-world champion Paulie Malignaggi has hit back at Conor McGregor by issuing a challenge to the UFC star for a “winner takes all” boxing bout. McGregor and Malignaggi have had bad blood ever since their heated falling out and infamous sparring session during the Crumlin native’s preparation for his fight with Floyd Mayweather in August 2017. The 30-year …

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Khabib Refuses To Attend Hearing – “Give Me 10 Year Ban, I Don’t Care”

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov insists that he will not be attending the hearing in Las Vegas following his involvement in a brawl with Conor McGregor’s team post-UFC 229. Khabib and McGregor are due to learn their fate following the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s meeting on December 10th, with a ban and a suspension expected for the pair’s involvement in …

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Khabib’s Father Bizarrely Invites Conor McGregor To Dagestan

“It’ll never be over!” proclaimed Conor McGregor before his lightweight title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229, in Las Vegas three weeks ago. Khabib submitted McGregor in the fourth round of the fight, and following his victory the Dagestani fighter leapt out of the octagon attacking Dillon Danis as a pull-apart brawl ensued both inside and outside of the …

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Uncle Reveals Plans For Khabib’s Fight With Ferguson & Retirement

Khabib’s uncle has revealed that the UFC lightweight champion has no interest in a rematch with Conor McGregor and instead wants to fight Tony Ferguson and then retire.  While speaking to SE, Alex Nurmagomedov said: “We planned to have a fight with Tony Ferguson. They expected to hold this fight in April-May. And after this battle, they planned to end Khabib’s sports career. “But after …

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Report: Artem Lobov Gets New Opponent For UFC Moncton

SBG fighter Artem Lobov has reportedly been given a new opponent for UFC Moncton following the withdrawal of Zubaira Tukhugov. According to TheMacLife Lobov will now face 17-10 perennial lightweight contender Michael Johnson who recently made the move down to featherweight where he has a 1-1 record. Lobov’s previous opponent Tukhugov was pulled from the UFC Moncton card last week following his …

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McGregor & Khabib Suspended By NSAC Following Brawl At UFC 229

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Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov have both been suspended for 10 days by the Nevada State Athletic Commission following the brawl that occurred after the UFC 229 main event in Las Vegas.  Commission executive Bob Bennett outlined that the pair had been sent letters on Wednesday morning informing them of the suspension, which begins on October 15th. An investigation by the …

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Anik Hints At “Chaotic” Backstage Issues For McGregor Before 229 Defeat

UFC lead commentator Jon Anik hinted that Conor McGregor may have had some backstage issues before his UFC 229 defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov. McGregor was soundly beaten by the undefeated Khabib inside four rounds and did not look his usual confident and cocky self inside the octagon despite his frequent verbal assaults on the Dagestani fighter during the fight’s build. …

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“He’s A Savage” – Ortega Tells Of Chance Meeting With Danis Post Brawl

Conor McGregor’s teammate Dillon Danis had quite the weekend. The Bellator welterweight was in McGregor’s corner for his lightweight title fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 in Las Vegas and was heavily involved in the brawl that ensued between the two sides following the bout. After Khabib submitted McGregor midway through the fourth round, the Dagestani fighter threw his …

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White Confirms Khabib Won’t Be Stripped Of Title Following 229 Brawl

Unbeaten Khabib Nurmagomedov will not be stripped of his UFC lightweight title despite his role in a post-match brawl Saturday, UFC president Dana White said in a website posting Tuesday. The 30-year-old Russian kept his crown with a fourth-round submission victory over Conor McGregor in Las Vegas, improving to 27-0 in his professional career and 11-0 in UFC bouts. McGregor was issued …

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Coach Kavanagh Reveals Details Of Infamous McGregor/Malignaggi Spar

Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh appeared on Joe Rogan’s podcast last night to discuss the events that occurred at UFC 229, SBG and the career of the Crumlin fighter. Kavanagh spoke openly and insightfully on a number of topics, but it was the discussions over McGregor’s brief but lucrative foray into the boxing world which caught the attention of many …

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McGregor Hints “War” With Khabib Will Continue With Latest Tweets

Conor McGregor stayed relatively quiet after his defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov in UFC 229 on Saturday, however, he has since posted a cryptic message on Twitter hinting at a rematch.  We lost the match but won the battle. The war goes on. pic.twitter.com/CRtPaGfOnn — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October 8, 2018 McGregor tapped out in the fourth round to grant Khabib …

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“I Will Be Hard On This” – Khabib’s Father Hits Out Following 229 Brawl

Khabib’s father Abdulnamap Nurmagomedov has spoken out against his son’s actions following the brawl that ensued during UFC 229 in Las Vegas. Despite the Dagestani fighter’s impressive victory, his win was marred by the post-fight scenes which saw Khabib jump out of the octagon and attack McGregor’s teammate Dillon Danis. A brawl ensued on the outside while a number of Khabib’s …

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Khabib Responds To McGregor & 229 Brawl With Series Of Instagram Posts

On Saturday night, Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Conor McGregor to retain his lightweight title in what was billed as the biggest fight in UFC history. Despite the Dagestani fighter’s impressive victory, his win was marred by the post-fight scenes which saw Khabib jump out of the octagon and attack McGregor’s teammate Dillon Danis. A brawl ensued on the outside while a number …

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“There Were Never Two Kings” – Abdelaziz Hits Back At McGregor

After a tumultuous finish to UFC 229 in Las Vegas last Saturday night, the fall-out will likely continue for a very long time. One man who was heavily involved in the main event lightweight title fight between champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and challenger Conor McGregor was the Dagestani fighter’s manager Ali Abdelaziz. In the build-up to the fight Abdelaziz was singled …

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