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Watch: ESPN Pundits Engage In Possibly The Most Bizarre Fight You’ll Ever See Following McGregor-Mayweather

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Floyd Mayweather stopped Conor McGregor midway through the tenth round of his professional boxing debut last night. Despite the defeat, McGregor was widely praised for a performance in which he arguably won the first three rounds. It was a million miles from the “farce” some predicted it would be. The combat sports world is awash with reaction and analysis of …

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Joe Duffy Has Signed A Bumper New Contract With The UFC

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 07: Joe Duffy of Ireland prepares to enter the Octagon before his lightweight bout against Mitch Clarke during the UFC Fight Night event inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 7, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Joe Duffy made his UFC debut in March 2015 with a mightily impressive TKO victory over Jake Lindsey inside 36 seconds in Las Vegas. A disappointing loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 195 came between two submission wins, one of which earned him the Performance of the Night award. His most recent bout went the distance at UFC Fight Night London with …

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GSP’s Opponent For His UFC Return Has Finally Been Penciled In

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 05: UFC welterweight Georges St-Pierre in attenance during the UFC 196 event inside MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Georges St-Pierre had been scheduled to fight Michael Bisping in his long-awaited UFC return in July of this year against Michael Bisping. However, last month, St-Pierre announced he wouldn’t be ready to re-enter the octagon until November and the bout was cancelled. Speaking to MMAJunkie today, UFC President Dana White revealed that the Canadian will face the winner of Tyron Woodley’s title …

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Schwarzenegger Pens Superb Tribute To Conor McGregor As He’s Named In Time’s 100 Most Influential List

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 13: Irish featherweight Conor McGregor interacts with media after holding an open training session at Peter Welch's Boxing Gym on August 13, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Conor McGregor has been named by Time Magazine as one of the world’s 100 most influential people for 2017 following his rapid rise to the top of the MMA world. The Dubliner became the first two-division UFC champion after stopping Eddie Alvarez to claim his lightweight belt. He had held the featherweight crown since his 13-second defeat of Jose Aldo …

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Ranking Sport’s Fifteen Most Iconic Photos

Over the brilliant weekend of sport just gone by, we were treated to a pair of instantly iconic photos courtesy of two world stars. On Saturday night, Conor McGregor was the subject of a simply unforgettable image. The symbolism alone makes it a truly sensational pic. The blurred foreground of the fight is meaningless. All that matters is Conor. He’s …

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Is The UFC Setting Itself Up For A Huge Fall?

ufc LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 6: The Ultimate Fighting Championship belt on display during the Leaders UFC Breakfast at the Cafe Royal Hotel on March 6, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

As the UFC embarks on its latest calender of fights entitled “Unstoppable”, many questions have been directed at the company for its liberal use of Interim Titles and making fights that make more business sense than fighting sense. The introduction of Interim Titles certainly can de-value the Undisputed Title should it fall into the wrong hands and with fighters such …

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UFC Fight Night Zagreb: Predictions – Part 1

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 15: Igor Pokrajac (R) punches Joey Beltran during the Light Heavyweight bout between Igor Pokrajac and Joey Beltran at Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on December 15, 2012 on the Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)

After a small break in action the UFC returns this week, as the ultimate proving ground sets up shop in the capital of Croatia, Zagreb. While the last UFC bout seems like an eternity ago, with all that’s happened in the MMA world, after just a three week break, the UFC returns this weekend for the first card in a …

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