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Tony Ferguson Vs. Donald Cerrone: Our Official Prediction

Tony Ferguson and Donald Cerrone is perhaps the most eagerly anticipated fight on Saturday night’s UFC 238. Here’s how we see it playing out. On a night with two title fights – one of them being a super-fight, for the event’s third-billed bout to be as completely tantalising as this one is something of a rarity. In many ways, the …

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Rafael Dos Anjos Vs. Kevin Lee: Our Official Prediction

Rafael dos Anjos will welcome the former UFC interim-lightweight title challenger Kevin Lee to 170lbs in the UFC Rochester main-event. And in many ways, it’s a move that has been in the pipeline for quite some time now. Lee, whose progress at lightweight has been stunted somewhat of late faced harsh setbacks to top contenders Tony Ferguson and most recently …

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Barboza Promises War With Gaethje: “I’m Ready For Pain”

Edson Barboza has promised that his UFC Philadelphia showdown with Justin Gaethje will no be just as violent as its billing – given both men’s reputations. Two of the game’s finest action fighters paired up for a pivotal matchup for each of their UFC lightweight title aspirations. UFC Philadelphia could well have an instant-classic on their hands by the times …

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Edson Barboza Vs. Justin Gaethje: Our Official Prediction

Edson Barboza and Justin Gaethje will collide inside the octagon for tomorrow night’s unmissable UFC Philadelphia main-event headliner. Two of the most technically astute action fighters on the roster today, colliding for a scheduled (but likely unrequired) five-rounds in a fight that should prove crucial for their hopes of cracking the 155lb top-5. Justin Gaethje has well and truly delivered …

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UFC 229 Preview: Our Khabib Vs. McGregor Prediction

October 6 is finally upon us and with us now just hours out from the biggest fight in MMA history, here’s our official prediction for Khabib vs. McGregor. Khabib Nurmagomedov is a one-in-a-million talent. I remember watching his showdown with Abel Trujillo five years ago and being completely astounded at his special ability to break fighters mentally. When I think …

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UFC 229 Preview: Tony Ferguson Vs. Anthony Pettis – Prediction

Ahead of this weekend’s UFC 229, we preview the co-main event pairing between lightweight veterans Tony Ferguson and Anthony Pettis. With the night’s main-event set to feature the two most electric lightweights on the planet, we could well have our next contender established before they even kick things off. Tony Ferguson is one of the sport’s most in-form fighters but has …

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Eoin Larkin Column: Cork Youth Can Prevail Against Waterford

Munster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Final , Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 21/5/2017 Tipperary vs Cork Cork's Michael Cahalane celebrates a late score INPHO/Cathal Noonan

A confident Cork are one of the most dangerous teams around. That’s what Waterford are up against in Thurles. However, one worry for Kieran Kingston must be consistency; something they’ve been lacking so far this year. If Cork don’t keep their level of consistency up, Waterford could win the game comfortably. They’ll obviously be looking for another performance like the …

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Five Reasons Ireland Can Halt England’s Grand Slam Dreams

England come to town on Saturday, looking to create history. Eddie Jones’ side are hot on the heels of a second consecutive Grand Slam, and they will break the record for consecutive test victories in the process. However, they arguably face their toughest task to date in this 18-and-counting win-streak, as Joe Schmidt’s side look for redemption after a bruising …

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Six Nations Team-By-Team Previews: France

PARIS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 26: Camille Lopez of France clears the ball during the international rugby match between France and New Zealand at Stade de France on November 26, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

France have not finished in the top three since 2011. On last year’s evidence, putting them in top three seems like a strange call, but I think France are back. At last.  Overall, France were the best side in the Six Nations from 2000-2011, and were feared opposition. They have not found form for a while, though. However, they will …

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Ger Loughnane Has Serious Reservations About Tipperary’s Ability To Build A Legacy

Ger Loughnane Tipperary

Following last September’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final, many question marks were raised about both Kilkenny and Tipperary. The Cats have wintered, licking their wounds, but many are anticipating that they may have to undergo a transitional period before Liam McCarthy will go back to the Noreside. Meanwhile, the Premier have been bigged up, as they embark on the quest …

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Why Sevilla Are La Liga And Champions League Contenders This Season

SEVILLE, SPAIN - JANUARY 15: (L-R) Adil Rami, Victor Machin Perez "Vitolo", Stevan Jovetic and Sergio Escudero of Sevilla FC celebrates after winning the match against Real Madrid CF during the La Liga match between Sevilla FC and Real Madrid CF at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on January 15, 2017 in Seville, Spain. (Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images)

There is a new powerhouse in Spain and that is Jorge Sampaoli’s Sevilla side who confirmed their status as genuine title challengers by ending Real Madrid’s impressive 40-match unbeaten run. Indeed, Sevilla came close to ending the 39-match unbeaten run in the Copa Del Rey until Karim Benzema rescued Zidane’s side from the unfamiliar jaws of defeat with an injury …

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Premiership: Three Signings That Could Happen In January

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - DECEMBER 26: Finn Russell of Glasgow kicks a conversion during the Guinness Pro 12 match between Edinburgh Rugby and Glasgow Warriors at Murrayfield Stadium on December 26, 2016 in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

We have already seen three very big Premiership transfers at this early stage in January. Saracens secured a move for Liam Williams, Sam Underhill has joined Bath and, most recently, Matt Kvesic has secured a move to Exeter. Here are three more moves we could see materialise over the coming weeks. ________ Finn Russell (Glasgow to Bath) The Scotland fly-half, …

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Ireland Could Be Set For Huge Jump Up The Fifa World Rankings

Seamus Coleman Ireland

A good year for Ireland is turning into a great year for Ireland. Irish football is in dreamland at present. After going over 14 years between 2001 and 2015 without defeating a higher-ranked opponent in a competitive fixture, the Boys in Green have now vanquished Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy and now Austria in little over a year. A thoroughly …

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Conor McGregor’s Tweet From 2014 Seems Pretty Eery Right Now

After Conor McGregor’s emphatic victory at UFC 205, the world anxiously awaited his much hyped ‘left field’ announcement.  As it transpired, the Irishman simply confirmed what many had already expected with the 28-year-old due to become a father in May of next year. However, there was something of a surprise in what the two weight world champion demanded from the …

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