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Rafael Dos Anjos Not Impressed By UFC 202 Headliner Which He Scored For Nate Diaz

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The former UFC lightweight champion didn’t find the rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz to be as awe-inspiring as the rest of us did. Granted, a fighter can only compare themselves to who’s involved when observing another contest, but it’s hard to take Rafael dos Anjos’ assertion that he didn’t find UFC 202’s main event exciting at face value. The feeling …

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Rafael Dos Anjos Responds To Conor McGregor’s ‘Two-Weight Champion’ Claim With Chilling Promise

Last week’s UFC 202 conference call saw Conor McGregor lament his fight with Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC 196 falling through at the last minute. _____ As featherweight champion of the UFC, the Irishman received a lightweight title shot earlier this year against RDA. A foot injury saw Dos Anjos withdraw from their scheduled March clash just eleven days beforehand. Nate …

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Rafael Dos Anjos To Face Tony Ferguson On November 5th

Rafael dos Anjos certainly hasn’t been handed a ‘gimme’ fight to help rebuild him in the aftermath of that crushing first-round defeat to Eddie Alvarez at UFC Fight Night 90. In fact, Dos Anjos has been given one of the toughest assignments possible. But we suspect that the rugged Brazilian wouldn’t have it any other way. It was announced on …

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Conor McGregor: Two Fights From Becoming A Hero Or A Zero

In a matter of weeks Conor McGregor will look to right the wrongs of last March, where, at UFC 196, he suffered an unexpected and crushing defeat to Nate Diaz, his first loss inside the UFC octagon. The featherweight king had taken a chance at welterweight and had come up short, both figuratively and literally. Commended for the manner in which …

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Conor McGregor Moves Up In Current UFC Pound-For-Pound Rankings

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Following on from what was a tumultuous international fight week in which the make up of the UFC’s respective ‘game of thrones’ has been thrown somewhat on it’s head with the crowning of two new out-and-out champions as well as a new interim champion, the hierarchy of the pound-for-pound rankings has expectantly taken a ‘hit’, so to speak as a …

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Eddie Alvarez Sensationally Stops Rafael Dos Anjos To Become New UFC Lightweight Champion

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An incredible performance from both combatants saw Eddie Alvarez prevail over the man Joe Rogan called ‘the great lightweight ever’. _____ In obliterating dominant 155lb. champion Rafael Dos Anjos after just three minutes and fifty seconds of the very first round, Eddie Alvarez has staked his own claim for that lofty title. Alvarez defeated the last WEC, Strikeforce champs as …

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Rafael dos Anjos Still Interested In Fighting Conor McGregor

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UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos is purely focused on his upcoming title defense against Eddie Alvarez but featherweight champion Conor McGregor isn’t too far from his thoughts. The 31-year-old was scheduled to defend his lightweight title against McGregor at UFC 196 in early March, but due to a foot injury the Brazilian was forced to withdraw from the event. …

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Rafael Dos Anjos Has Just Taken A Massive Pop At Conor McGregor On Instagram

The ongoing dispute between Conor McGregor and the Ultimate Fighting Championship is stealing headlines over the past number of weeks, but it hasn’t stopped lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos from calling out the 145-pound champ once again.  The Brazilian is currently preparing for his upcoming title defense at UFC Fight Night 90 against experienced grappler Eddie Alvarez this July. The …

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EXCLUSIVE: Conor McGregor Talks To Pundit Arena In Midst Of UFC Dispute

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Over the past few days, the media storm surrounding the ongoing dispute between Conor McGregor and the UFC has been unlike anything previously witnessed in the world of MMA. On Tuesday night, the featherweight champion sent out what was the most retweeted message by any athlete ever, smashing Kobe Bryant’s record for his own retirement announcement back in November of …

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What Exactly Does Conor McGregor’s Statement Mean For His Future And UFC 200?

Rather than attend the scheduled press conference in Las Vegas tomorrow for UFC 200, Conor McGregor has dug in his heels with a remarkable statement. Guess who's back, back again. Conor's back, tell a friend. — Coach Kavanagh (@John_Kavanagh) April 21, 2016 Following his premature retirement plans, Conor McGregor released a statement addressing the ongoing dispute between himself and the UFC. …

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