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Khabib Nurmagomedov Confirms Withdrawal From UFC 249 Main Event

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Try and try as Dana White might but it would seem as though Khabib Nurmagomedov versus Tony Ferguson might never happen after the bout was officially cancelled at the fifth time of asking. World lightweight champion, Nurmagomedov, confirmed on Wednesday evening to confirm what many expected, that he would not be flying to the United States to defend his title …

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Dana White Looking To Make UFC 249 The “Baddest Card Ever”

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Dana White has said that the UFC are attempting to build the “baddest card that’s ever been done” despite the Covid-19 outbreak wreaking havoc worldwide. UFC 249 is due to go ahead as planned on April, 18 with lightweight world champion Khabib Nurmagomedov set to face long-standing rival Tony Ferguson at the fifth time of asking. However, the eagerly-anticipated fight …

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Rian O’Neill On Learning From Famous Club & World-Class Coaches

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The past number of seasons has seen a number of breakthrough stars come to the fore in Gaelic football.  Dublin’s all-conquering Championship side was built on the foundation of youth stretching back to Jim Gavin’s first All-Ireland run in 2013 when names like Jack McCaffrey, Paul Mannion and Ciarán Kilkenny were rightly tipped as stars of the future. Fast-forward seven …

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Haskell To Make Bellator MMA Debut On Gallagher Undercard

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James Haskell will make his MMA debut at Bellator London in May at the SSE Arena, Wembley.  As reported by the Evening Standard, the former England rugby international, who announced his intention to transition into MMA under the Bellator banner in August of last year, will fight on a card headlined by Irish MMA star James Gallagher. Gallagher is set …

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Kavanagh On The Struggles MMA Faces Compared To Other Irish Sports

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Bellator returns to Dublin this weekend for yet another enthralling night of action at the 3Arena. The Leah McCourt-headlined event is the first of two Bellator fight night’s taking place in Dublin while MMA’s leading organisation, the UFC, announced last week that it would be returning to Ireland’s capital city for the first time in five years. On top of …

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James Gallagher Ruled Out Of Bellator Dublin Main-Event

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James Gallagher has been ruled out of his Bellator Dublin main event clash with Cal Ellenor at the end of February due to an undisclosed injury. Petesy Carroll of MMA Fighting confirmed that the “Strabanimal” had suffered an injury in the build-up to the clash on February, 22 at the 3 Arena Dublin. Bellator subsequently confirmed that Gallagher has been …

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Conor McGregor Makes Weight Ahead Of UFC 246 Bout

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The official weigh-in for the highly-anticipated UFC 246 bout between Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone has taken place with both fighters weighing in at 170lbs. Cerrone and McGregor will face off in a headline welterweight bout on Saturday night / Sunday morning. From McGregor’s perspective, he will be hoping to claim his first victory in the octagon since he defeated …

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Conor McGregor Has Vowed To Win A Boxing World Title

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Ahead of his return to the Octagon this weekend at UFC 246, Conor McGregor sat down for an in-depth chat with ESPN’s Ariel Helwani.  During the hour-long chat, the pair covered an array of topics including the various allegations that have been levied at McGregor, his last fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov and his goal of becoming a billionaire by 35. …

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Jorge Masvidal Has Issued An Ultimatum To Conor McGregor

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Jorge Masvidal has issued an ultimatum to Conor McGregor about a fight between the pair. McGregor spoke about the UFC star in a recent interview when discussing potential opponents for the next phase of his career. The Irish fighter told the Mac Life, “I’m not going to 170 just for Jorge, he hasn’t really got anything.” Yet, in December, UFC President …

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MVP Secures Sensational Walk-Off KO In Bellator London Main Event

Michael Venom Page picked up another highlight reel knockout on Saturday night as he defeated Giovanni Melillo in the main event of Bellator London. MVP, who is without doubt one of the biggest stars in the promotion, was originally supposed to fight Dereck Anderson but after he pulled out, the hometown favourite was handed Italian Giovanni Mellilo on short notice. …

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Floyd Mayweather Reportedly Targeting Two Fights In 2020

Former five-weight world champion Floyd Mayweather is set to come out of retirement in 2020 and the 42-year-old reportedly wants two fights in the new year. Mayweather announced the news of his comeback on Instagram on Saturday outlining that he will be working alongside UFC promotor Dana White to “bring the world another spectacular event.” According to TMZ Sports, Mayweather …

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Justin Gaethje Goads Conor McGregor For Being Scared To Fight Him

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Who is going to be the man that welcomes Conor McGregor back to the UFC Octagon? With the Dubliner announcing his comeback date for January 2020, speculation is mounting as to who his, as of yet unnamed, opponent is. UFC veteran Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone seems to be the front-runner but one other lightweight contender is making a lot of noise… …

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AJ McKee Scores 8-Second KO At Bellator 228

AJ McKee managed to score a stunning first-round knockout of Georgi Karakhanyan at Bellator 228, finishing the fight in just eight seconds. This 24-year-old is going places, there’s absolutely no doubt about it. On a night that also included a successful return to action for AJ’s father, Antonio McKee, the prospect was able to score one of the fastest KO’s …

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