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Unravelling The UFC Heavyweight Division’s Title Picture

The UFC’s heavyweight division could well be setting up for a very, very interesting 2019 – one full of super-fights, money-fights and full-on freak shows. There are alternates and outliers in this discussion but Cain Velasquez and Curtis Blaydes aside, I believe that there are six potential players in the heavyweight title picture right now. Daniel Cormier Derrick Lewis Jon …

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Cathal McCarron Lays Out Tyrone’s Goal For The Rest Of The Year

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Tyrone beat Down yesterday to successfully defend an Ulster title for the first time since 2010, and now look to push on in the All-Ireland series. Having fallen to Mayo after their provincial triumph 12 months ago, Mickey Harte’s side will be eager to push on and bring their Ulster form to Croke Park. However, they are certainly taking stock …

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Five Talking Points As Cork Edge Clare To Claim Munster Title

Cork are Munster hurling champions for the first time in three years, as they saw off Clare in Semple Stadium this afternoon. The Rebels came in as favourites following their dramatic wins over Tipperary and Waterford, and saw off Clare by five points, winning out on a scoreline of 1-25 to 1-20. Here are the takeaways as the hurling championship turns …

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UFC 209 Build-Up: Watch The Three Definitive Performances Of Tyron Woodley’s Career So Far

UFC 209 is finally upon us and with that, we will now take a look at the three definitive performances of its main-event headliner, the Chosen One, Tyron Woodley. Tyron Woodley will defend his UFC welterweight title in a rematch against the lethal kickboxer Stephen Thompson tonight and despite the recent news that the card’s co-main event between Khabib Nurmagomedov …

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Watch: Tony Ferguson Predicted Khabib’s Weight Cutting Issues In A Recent Public Appearance

Tony Ferguson accurately predicted Khabib Nurmagomedov’s weight cutting issues at yesterday’s open workout and made a sly comment to the Russian as they squared off. Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced to pull out of his UFC 209 meeting with Tony Ferguson today after it came to light that the issues he was having with his weight cut were proving too much for him …

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Dana White Confirms That Michael Bisping Will Take On Yoel Romero In His Next Fight

After much speculation without official confirmation, the UFC’s president Dana White has made it clear that Yoel Romero will be the next man to face Michael Bisping for the middleweight title. Bisping’s reign atop the UFC’s middleweight division has not been one without its controversy. After stealing the title away from Luke Rockhold at UFC 199, Bisping’s first title-defence came …

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Tyron Woodley Wants To Raise Stakes Of Potential Michael Bisping Showdown

MACAU - AUGUST 23: Tyron Woodley of USA celebrates after winning his welterweight fight against Dong Hyun Kim of South Korea during the UFC Fight Night at The Venetian Macao Cotai Arena on August 23, 2014 in Macau, China. (Photo by Victor Fraile/Getty Images)

A potential showdown between Michael Bisping and Tyron Woodley is in the works. Super fights have seemingly become all the rage these days, and you’d have to think that it is surely a by-product of the ambitious and sometimes downright ridiculous attitude taken by the UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor towards weight restrictions. Of course, such spectacles have always existed …

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Dominick Cruz vs Cody Garbrandt: The Bantamweight King Or The Young Pretender?

INGLEWOOD, CA - JUNE 04: Urijah Faber (blue gloves) and Dominick Cruz (red gloves) during their bantamweight championship bout at UFC 199 at The Forum on June 4, 2016 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)

Will Dominick Cruz or Cody Garbrandt come out on top tonight in Las Vegas? The UFC’s bantamweight division has become something of a shark-tank in recent times. Its top 10 currently boasts some of the promotion’s most highly-touted prospects in any weight division and going into 2017, it will be interesting to see how recognisable the landscape at 135lbs will look …

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Is Hurling In Danger Of Being Swept Away?

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 9/8/2015.Kilkenny vs Waterford.Waterford's Tadhg de Burca.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

It has been a bad couple of weeks for hurling teams playing with extra defenders. Following a Munster final in which Tipperary rolled over Waterford as if they were nothing more than a speed bump, last Sunday saw Clare brusquely eliminated by Galway. PM O’Sullivan likened the Munster final to the Brexit vote, with opposing camps disputing the value of …

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