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Conor McGregor’s Head Coach Opens Up About Welterweight Plans

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 12: Conor McGregor is shown in the Octagon before his featherweight title fight against Jose Aldo during UFC 194 at MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 12, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Conor McGregor’s head coach John Kavanagh has welcomed the possibility of the Dubliner moving up to challenge for the welterweight title in the future. Rumours have gathered momentum that McGregor will target a third UFC world title should he claim the lightweight title at UFC 196 – but Kavanagh admitted in his the42.ie column that he’d welcome the idea, but …

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Watch: When An Amateur Conor McGregor Invited His Opponent Up Off The Mat & Knocked Him Out On His Feet

If there ever was a Throwback Thursday video, this is it… After Ronda Rousey’s humiliation at the hands of Holly Holm at UFC 193, Conor McGregor is now undoubtedly the promotion’s biggest star. Already holding the featherweight crown after his infamous 13-second knock out of Jose Aldo at UFC 194, McGregor is now preparing for his biggest challenge yet. Due …

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Industry Expert Makes Massive Claim Regarding Conor McGregor And UFC 200

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer has dropped a potential bomshell regarding Conor McGregor’s UFC 200 fight. First up for McGregor is a lightweight title bout at UFC 196 with Rafael dos Anjos – which represents probably the only run of consecutive title fights at different weights in the promotion’s history. Both the Irishman himself and his coach John Kavanagh have …

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MMA Judging Is Seriously Flawed, But Can It Be Fixed?

in their featherweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at the Prudential Center on January 30, 2016 in Newark, New Jersey.

The saying: “Never leave a fight in the hands of the judges” has always been thrown around in the sport of mixed martial arts. However, as the standard of fighters constantly increases throughout the years, the need for them to be separated on the scorecard has increased, particularly in five-round championship bouts. This in turn, has led to criticism against …

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Robbie Lawler Isn’t Getting Too Excited About The Possibility Of A Future “Red Panty Night”

There has been quite a bit of talk over the last few weeks about the possibility of Conor McGregor eventually moving up to the UFC’s 170lb division, but the idea of the promotion’s resident cash cow making a jump into his yard doesn’t even get welterweight king “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler past neutral. Most fighters in the UFC are very enthusiastic …

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The Statistics From Robbie Lawler’s Win Over Carlos Condit Are Both Interesting And Worrying

Robbie Lawler may not be human. Robbie Lawler’s fight with Carlos Condit has generated a huge amount of chatter within the MMA community for two reasons. Firstly, the decision was a controversial one, with a seeming majority of observers believing that the wrong man got the nod. Secondly, it was another thrilling war to add to Robbie Lawler’s remarkable tally. …

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UFC 194: McGregor-Aldo Just Became The Most Stacked Card Ever

The UFC 194 card just keeps getting better and better… We thought we were spoiled at UFC 189 where the Conor McGregor v Jose Aldo Chad Mendes main card absolutely delivered and was full of enthralling exciting fights. It’s hard to think anyone was bored when Gunner Nelson rear naked choked Brendan Thatch, or Jeremy Stephens and Dennis Bermudez went into all out …

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UFC 193: Robbie Lawler Vs Carlos Condit Off, Ronda Rousey Will Now Main Event In Melbourne

UFC 193, scheduled for November 15th in Melbourne Australia, has a new main event. Last night, on ESPN’s SportsCenter, UFC President Dana White announced that welterweight champion Robbie Lawler would be unable to compete against Carlos Condit on the big Etihad Stadium show due to a thumb injury. He also revealed that the replacement in the main event slot would be …

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