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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Calls Out Conor McGregor And Floyd Mayweather

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic has made a name for himself off the football pitch as one of the most confident personalities in the world of sport. He routinely refers to himself as “God”, has said he need not get his girlfriend a birthday present as “She got Zlatan” and, best of all, remarked: “I can’t help but laugh at how perfect I …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Unwillingly Cost Conor McGregor Half His UFC 205 Purse

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Lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov unintentionally cost Conor McGregor around $3.5 million dollars while the Irishman was negotiating his fight with Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205. According to Russian website Match, the UFC sent Nurmagomedov two contracts to fight Alvarez at either UFC 205 in New York or UFC 206 in Toronto. While many were led to believe Khabib was on …

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UFC Clean House, Releasing 13 Fighters From Their Contracts

Following the release of high-ranking individuals within the UFC earlier this week, the promotion has now turned its attention to the fighters and they haven’t held back. In a lengthy list obtained by MMA Fighting, 13 fighters received the dreaded phone call and former heavyweight contender Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva (first reported by Globo) and The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 2 runner-up Enrique …

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Conor McGregor Has Some Inspirational Words For The Returning Ronda Rousey

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has come out in support of Ronda Rousey as the former women’s bantamweight champion makes her long-awaited return to the octagon. Last week, the UFC officially announced that Rousey will face current bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 this December, a year on since her shocking loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193. Giving her …

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Conor McGregor Confident UFC 205 Will Break Pay-Per-View Records

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 27: Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez face-off as UFC president Dana White breaks them up at the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on September 27, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor isn’t only predicting what round he plans to knock out Eddie Alvarez in at November’s UFC 205, the confident Irishman is also predicting the event will break pay-per-view records. The 28-year-old has become the UFC’s biggest draw in the absence of former women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, with his name already attached to three events inside …

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Conor McGregor Promises ‘Big’ UFC 205 Post-Fight Announcement

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has commented on a left-field announcement he plans to make following his UFC 205 bout with Eddie Alvarez next month, stating, “it’s going to be big”. Speculation regarding what McGregor will chime has become a major talking point in the sport over the past number of weeks, with talks of a hiatus from the Octagon, a …

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Dana White Answers Back To Jose Aldo Grievances

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 27: UFC president Dana White addresses the media during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on September 27, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Following the announcement that Conor McGregor will jump up to 155 pounds and face Eddie Alvarez this November, current interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo has finally had enough and subsequently has asked for his release from the UFC. The tipping point for Aldo was the revelation that McGregor will not be stripped of his 145-pound belt – the one he lost to …

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Twitter: The World Of MMA Looks Forward To UFC 200

It’s one of the biggest nights in the sport’s history, UFC 200 has the world of MMA licking it’s lips. Stars from across the globe had plenty to say on social media as we prepare for the big night. Brock, Cain, Edgar, DC, Anderson … some pretty iconic walkouts tonight. Exciting. — Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) July 9, 2016 Who can't …

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