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Rafael Dos Anjos Believes Two Of His Recent KO Victims Are Better Than “Joker” Conor McGregor

On December 19th, Rafael dos Anjos dismantled Donald Cerrone in 66 soul-crushing seconds to retain the UFC lightweight championship. It was a thoroughly devastating display from the Kings MMA athlete, and couldn’t be construed as anything other than a statement of utter supremacy. There was no denying that Dos Anjos was leagues ahead of the American. Despite the ease with …

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Watch: Revealing Conor McGregor Interview After UFC 197 Conference

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Still in his best ‘El Chapo’ shirt, Conor McGregor spoke after that infamous press conference about Floyd Mayweather, fighting at 170lbs. and more. The Irishman’s belated appearance at the UFC 197 press conference shocked many, but away from the spotlight of the stage and assorted world media, he was slightly calmer when speaking to Ron Futrell of CBS 8 News Now. In …

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Conor McGregor And The Art Of Counter-Striking In Combat Sports

Conor McGregor’s UFC 194 knockout victory over Jose Aldo got Sean Treacy thinking about other great counter-strikes in the history of combat sports, and about the savage artists who utilized them with such devastating effect. “On what slender threads do life and fortune hang.” These are words iterated in Alexandre Dumas’ undying tale of revenge, The Count of Monte Cristo. …

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UFC Heavyweight Champion Would Have “Slapped” Conor McGregor For His Conference Antics

Fabricio Werdum wasn’t happy with Conor McGregor’s constant trash talk of his compatriot Rafael Dos Anjos during the week. The UFC 197 Press Conference entertained and enthralled in equal measure – Conor “El Chapo” McGregor went into overdrive opposite his next opponent, Rafael Dos Anjos. While observers laughed and gasped, Dos Anjos had to sit there and maintain composure while …

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Brian O’Driscoll Has Basically Just Called Conor McGregor A Liar

We don’t know how Conor McGregor will take this one… In Ireland, as far as sporting legends go, Brian O’Driscoll is up there with the very best. However, with each month that goes by, Conor McGregor seems to be clawing his way to the top of that very chart. Although O’Driscoll’s fame was almost exclusively drawn from his on pitch …

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Conor McGregor’s 5 Best Lines From An Epic UFC 197 Press Conference

Conor McGregor’s verbal performance at the opening press conference for UFC 197 was so magnificent that not only was there enough material to warrant putting together a top 5 quotes list, there was enough to make narrowing it down to just 5 an extremely difficult task. There were three other fighters on stage at Wednesday’s media event, but Holly Holm …

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Watch: First Official Promo For UFC 197: Dos Anjos vs McGregor

It’s actually happening! Actual tickets for UFC 197 are on sale this Friday, and this UFC produced promo has us hyped at the prospect. The delay between the leaked news of UFC 197 and the official confirmation of it by the company itself had some waiting on tenterhooks. Thankfully, straight from the horses mouth (or indeed YouTube channel), the event …

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The Last Man To Beat Rafael Dos Anjos Has Made A Big Call For The Conor McGregor Fight

It’s a somewhat surprising prediction given the insults that he has dished out to Conor McGregor, but Khabib Nurmagomedov believes he will prevail at UFC 197. It’s fair to say that the monstrous Russian hasn’t been too complimentary of Conor McGregor. He’s claimed that he would “smash him in four minutes”, and that he’s the worst match-up for Conor in the UFC. Despite this, the …

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Urijah Faber: ‘Legendary’ Conor McGregor Could Have A ‘Bad Day’ Against RDA

Urijah Faber talked all things Jose Aldo, TJ Dillashaw and TUF rival Conor McGregor when he spoke to Jonathan Shrager of Mixedmartialarts.com. Aside from some heated confrontations on the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter, the affable Faber and Conor McGregor seem to share not only respect, but a degree of friendship. It’s customary for those in and around The Notorious’ weight class …

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Watch: Conor McGregor’s Nutritionist Gives Incredible Insight Into His Weight Gain

Nutritionist George Lockhart has just given a fascinating interview on Conor McGregor’s preparation for UFC 197… Conor McGregor famously brought in nutrition specialist George Lockhart in the build up to his Featherweight title fight against Jose Aldo in order to help him with his difficult weight cut. World Champion work. #EarnThisLife pic.twitter.com/4URXyITR8b — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) January 18, 2016 Both …

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