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Watch: Conor McGregor Reacts To Muhammad Ali Comparison

Conor McGregor spoke on the most recent edition of The Exchange and explained his feelings about the comparisons made between him and Muhammad Ali. Dana White made the headlines today for making the comparison between Conor McGregor and Muhammad Ali, stressing his belief that Conor is the superior trash-talker of the two. Dana White believes Conor McGregor is as good …

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Conor McGregor Pays Tribute To One Of Boxing’s Greatest Trilogies As Return Speculation Continues

Conor McGregor has paid tribute to one of the sport of boxings’ most revered trilogies as speculation over his seemingly inevitable return continues to be rampant. Is this a clue to the notorious champion’s intentions? Yesterday, the UFC’s lightweight strap-holder Conor McGregor posted a picture of himself standing next to a rare signed photo of the legendary boxers Muhammad Ali …

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Watch: Dana White’s Appearance On Jimmy Kimmel Brings Mayweather/McGregor Hype To New Levels

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UFC president Dana White has been one the biggest believers in Conor McGregor for a long time now. White has cited McGregor’s self-confidence as a huge factor and even compared it to that of boxing legend Muhammad Ali. In promotion of the upcoming boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather, Dana White joined Jimmy Kimmel on his show last night. …

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Joe Rogan & Bas Rutten Outline One Exploitable Weakness In Conor McGregor’s Stand-Up Game

Joe Rogan & Bas Rutten are two of MMA’s most boisterous personalities and on the most recent edition of the Joe Rogan Experience Podcast, they spoke briefly on the strengths of the promotion’s biggest star, Conor McGregor, as well as one weakness in his stand-up game they have yet to see fully exploited by his opponents. Conor McGregor can simply do …

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O’Neill & O’Donoghue’s Relationship Reminiscent Of The Cosell-Ali Dynamic

Three International Friendly, Turner's Cross, Cork 31/5/2016 Republic of Ireland vs Belarus Martin O'Neill announces his squad for Euro 2016 to RTE's Tony O'Donoghue Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Since Martin O’Neill took charge of the Ireland team there have been far more ups than downs. RTÉ’s Tony O’Donoghue has been there to cover them all. The pair’s post-match interviews have ranged from spiky disagreement to mutual jubilation. There is, though, an underlying mutual respect throughout. The RTÉ man isn’t afraid to ask difficult questions and O’Neill doesn’t hold …

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Conor McGregor’s First Boxing Club Could Tell A Million Stories

If the walls of the Crumlin Boxing Club could tell stories, you’d almost forget that you were actually standing in a boxing gym. Located in the heart of Crumlin just off the Kildare road, the Crumlin Boxing Club was UFC Featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s first foray into fighting and today the gym is as much a shrine to boxing as it …

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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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It’s Complicated: Sports Stars & The Media Rarely Have A Smooth Relationship

Detective Sgt. Dignam once said in Martin Scorsese’s 2006 crime classic The Departed that “my theory on Feds is that they’re like mushrooms. Feed ’em s**t and keep ’em in the dark.” Sgt. Dignam was a straight shooter. A witty, hard-ass detective who called it how he saw it and a police sergeant that thrived on instinct, but his theory on Federal police officers can also be applied to …

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Conor McGregor Pays Heartfelt Tribute To Muhammad Ali

TORRENCE, CA - FEBRUARY 24: UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor speaks during an interview after a news conference with lightweight contender Nate Diaz at UFC Gym February 24, 2016, in Torrance, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Conor McGregor has paid a heartwarming tribute to Muhammad Ali. ‘The Greatest’ passed away in Arizona overnight, after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Nobody will ever come close to this mans greatness. And if they do, they better wake up and apologise. #RIPAli pic.twitter.com/ED2wgignB2 — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) June 4, 2016 This is not the first time that McGregor …

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Muhammad Ali’s Son-In-Law Competes Tonight At UFC 199

On the 10th of September 1973, Muhammad Ali earned a split-decision victory over Ken Norton at the famed Forum in Inglewood, California, to avenge a defeat he had suffered earlier that year. Tonight, as fate would have it, Ali’s son-in-law will fight at that same venue just hours after the great man’s death. Kevin “King” Casey’s UFC career has been …

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Muhammad Ali: Not Just A Boxer But A Man Of Many Wise Words

Muhammad Ali, ‘The Greatest’, was more than just a sportsperson. He was an inspiration, a legend, an icon. When lists of the greatest sportsmen are ever compiled, he’s a constant. Many through the years have tried to copy, to capture his wit and his mind games but there will only ever be one Ali. Developing Parkinson’s disease was an ironic …

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Mournful Tweets Pour In For The Loss Of A Sporting Icon

The sad news has broken that Muhammad Ali, a sporting legend, has passed at age 74. Ali was an icon both inside and outside the ring and inspired a generation to fight for what they believed in.  In a year that seems determined to take some of the greatest and most influential who walk among us, another legendary figure has departed. …

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Muhammad Ali On Life Support With Family Told ‘The End Is Near’

Muhammad Ali 27th May 1963: Supremely confident American boxer Cassius Clay holds up five fingers in a prediction of how many rounds it will take him to knock out British boxer Henry Cooper. (Photo by Kent Gavin/Keystone/Getty Images)

Worrying news is breaking that boxing’s most famous and legendary figure, Muhammad Ali, is fighting his hardest fight in an Arizona hospital. News is emerging this evening that Muhammad Ali is in critical condition in hospital after being admitted to hospital yesterday in Scottsdale, Arizona with a respiratory complaint. Today it appears that due to complications with his Parkinsons Disease, the …

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