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Watch: Khabib Grappling Daniel Cormier & Luke Rockhold

If you needed any more proof that lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of the scariest fighters in mixed martial arts today, then look no further than these videos showing him grappling with some of the world’s very best. To say Khabib Nurmagomedov is strong for his size is like declaring to the world that water is wet. As one of …

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Truth Or Trash?: “Conor McGregor Is One Of The All-Time Greats”

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 12: UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor trains during an open workout at his gym on August 12, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor is scheduled to fight Nate Diaz in a welterweight rematch at UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2 on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)

In the latest edition of Truth or Trash?, we put former champion Conor McGregor’s argument to being an all-time pound-for-pound great under the microscope. Earlier this week, we delved into the commonly held notion that Khabib Nurmagomedov’s record is puffed and padded and with UFC 229 fast approaching, this time around we’re going to turn our attention to his opponent, Conor McGregor. …

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Daniel Cormier Verbally Destroys ‘Scumbag Snitch’ Jon Jones

Jon Jones had a pretty vicious go at Daniel Cormier earlier today, something that saw DC come out swinging with an even more barbed response. Jones didn’t hold back as he reminded the reigning double-champ about his UFC 214 TKO victory over him – cutting at the former-Olympian for what he perceived to be him running from the truth. Of course, Jones …

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So Are We Getting Another Khabib/McGregor Press Conference?

As time passed, it became increasingly clear that the first Khabib/McGregor presser was an instant classic, but should we expect another heading into fight-week? Although we don’t mean to gloat, we did call the announcement of the first meeting between the two down to a tee. To be honest, though, the blueprint for such a monumental event can be found in …

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UFC 228: Woodley Vs. Till Reportedly Does Awful PPV Numbers

Despite its status as perhaps the year’s best fight-card to date, September’s UFC 228 has reportedly performed poorly in terms of pay-per-view buys. It was a truly fantastic card. The fans were treated to vicious finishes aplenty and with a main-event pairing as tantalising a prospect as Tyron Woodley vs. Darren Till – the whole night did have a special feel. …

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Jon Jones Blasts Daniel Cormier In Lengthy Instagram Post

Jon Jones has lashed out as his heated rival Daniel Cormier after anti-doping agency USADA handed him a 15-month ban that will see him return to action sooner than previously thought. And as you would expect, it was a decision that was met with more than a few questions from the MMA community. Jones reportedly provided USADA with information that …

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McGregor Praised By Mother Of Sick Boy After €10,000 Donation

Conor McGregor has been hailed as a ‘legend’ by the mother of a young Irish boy in need of hospital care after the MMA star donated €10,000 via GoFundMe. The sick boy’s mother, Grainne McCullough, shared a screenshot of the generous donation last night, thanking McGregor for his contribution. @TheNotoriousMMA we are forever grateful ?????? I will never forget what …

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Watch: Khabib & McGregor’s Tense Faceoff Dissected

The press conference meeting between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor was followed by a memorable face-off that saw one man clearly come out on top. The YouTuber Alpaca Thesaurus has managed to compile yet another insightful take into a landmark MMA event – one that focussed entirely on the moment Khabib and Conor finally stood face-to-face. We all know that it was …

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Eleven Sports To Take Over UFC Broadcasting Rights In 2019

Eleven Sports and UFC have today announced a new broadcast partnership for the UK and Ireland, that begins in January 2019. The global sports provider has further strengthened its growing offer for sports fans by securing the rights to all 42 live UFC events in 2019, as well as over 150 hours of UFCoriginal and archive programming in a multi-year …

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GSP Gives Update, Claims He Is Walking Around At 183lbs

The former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre has given an update on his health and his plans for next year. When Georges made the leap up to the 185lb division to take on and eventually defeat the reigning champion Michael Bisping at UFC 217, he did so carrying a much heavier-set figure than we are accustomed to seeing …

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Nate Diaz Looks To Be In Serious Shape Ahead Of UFC 230

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Nate Diaz posted a photo of himself during his ongoing training camp for UFC 230, one that shows him looking in absolutely superb shape.  Nate’s commitment to his training has never been in question. As one of the sport’s most durable fighters, we’ve seen him show his remarkable pace and cardio on several occasions inside the octagon. Both he and …

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UFC In Talks For At Gustafsson Vs. Romero For UFC 230

According to ESPN’s Ariel Helwani, the UFC are apparently looking at a 205lb matchup between Alexander Gustafsson and Yoel Romero for UFC 230. Since the news emerged that Jon Jones would be receiving a far more lenient sentence from USADA than originally expected, speculation linking him to the still-vacant UFC 230 headliner spot has been rampant. And honestly, it’s the …

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