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Conor McGregor’s Next Fight Confirmed, And It Is Massive

Wow. We saw this one coming, but did not predict that it would happen so soon. Conor McGregor’s move to lightweight has been heavily touted since his 13 second knockout of José Aldo for the featherweight title last month, but few predicted that the Irishman would be parachuted straight to a title shot at 155, straight past the entire division. …

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“I’m The Worst Match-Up For Conor McGregor In The UFC” Says Lightweight Beast Nurmagomedov

Khabib Nurmagomedov believes his style would cause Conor McGregor serious problems – he is probably right. Khabib Nurmagomedov spoke to ArabsMMA recently about his training, his continuing injury woes, and his affiliation with KHK MMA – a team which is funded by members of the Bahraini royal family. Of course, given that Nurmagomedov makes his fighting home in the lightweight …

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Conor McGregor Seems To Have A Fan In One Of The Biggest Names At Lightweight

There aren’t too many Conor McGregor fans populating the UFC featherweight and lightweight divisions, but former 155lb champion Anthony Pettis seems to have boarded the “The Notorious” one’s bandwagon. Speaking to Jon Anik and Kenny Florian on their eponymous podcast, Pettis gave the 145lb titlist major praise for the way in which he has delivered upon the seemingly outlandish predictions …

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Why Conor McGregor Doesn’t Deserve The Lightweight Title Shot

With the wheels threatening to come off the Conor McGregor bandwagon at any minute, it comes as no surprise that the Dubliner is being considered to face Rafael dos Anjos at 155 for the lightweight belt. But why does he get to skip all the other lightweight contenders? It has to be asked – does Conor McGregor deserve to change weight …

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Joe Rogan Discusses Plan To Stop Conor McGregor And Nate Diaz Killing Each Other Pre-Fight

MMA fans seem to be split down the middle regarding who they would like to see Conor McGregor battle in his lightweight debut. While some are already getting excited about the prospect of seeing “The Notorious” one in tough against the reigning 155lb champion, Rafael dos Anjos, others would prefer McGregor to take on the sport’s most belligerent badass, Nate …

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Watch: This Conor McGregor Vs Rafael Dos Anjos Fan Promo Is Awesome, If A Bit Premature

With the wealth of options that Conor McGregor has for his next opponent, a super-fight between he and reigning lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos is far from a certainty, but fans mouth’s are already beginning to water. McGregor spoke extensively about moving up to 155lbs and invading the title picture following his 13-second demolition of Jose Aldo at UFC 194, …

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Conor McGregor Would Be Committing Suicide By Moving To Lightweight Claims Frankie Edgar’s Manager

The identity of Conor McGregor’s next opponent is the hottest topic of discussion in the MMA world at the moment, and after the results of last night’s UFC on Fox 17 show things have gotten even more interesting. Three different fighters called Conor McGregor out in their post-fight interviews at the Orlando event. Featherweight Charles Oliveira was the first to …

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Conor McGregor Brilliantly Responds To Diaz & Dos Anjos Callouts

It seems everyone in the UFC wants to fight Conor McGregor at the moment… Of four fights on the UFC on Fox 17 main card, two fighters called out Conor McGregor directly after winning their bouts. Nate Diaz pulled off a surprise victory against Michael Johnson and subsequently lost the plot, dropping several f-bombs as he desperately claimed that he was …

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John Kavanagh: Conor McGregor Won’t Wait Until UFC 200 To Fight Again

The massive pay-per-view is scheduled for July 2016, and Conor McGregor has every intention of fighting beforehand, according to his coach. Speaking on The MMA Hour, John Kavanagh of SBG Ireland told host Ariel Helwani that Conor McGregor is dead-set on challenging for the lightweight title around March or April, before defending the newly earned featherweight belt against Edgar at UFC 200 in July. The UFC brass …

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