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Watch: Chad Mendes Vs. Conor McGregor At UFC 189 In Full

The UFC have released UFC 189’s memorable headlining matchup between Chad Mendes and Conor McGregor in full ahead of UFC 229. And what a night it was. It seems like an eternity ago now, but back in mid-2015, when McGregor had yet to earn his first UFC title, a 145lb title showdown with the long-time champion José Aldo was seen …

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Exactly Two Years Ago Today, Conor McGregor Defeated Chad Mendes

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Potentially the biggest superstar in the sporting world today, it’s easy to forget that it’s just two years since Conor McGregor headlined his first UFC PPV event. On July 11, 2015, McGregor defeated Chad Mendes at UFC 189. For followers of ‘The Notorious’, it has truly been a crazy two years. Since this date in 2015, McGregor has captured both …

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Watch: Joe Rogan Tells Extraordinary Story About Jose Aldo Dodging A USADA Drug Test

Stories have circulated on previous occasions about Jose Aldo and rather suspicious circumstances regarding a USADA visit in Brazil. However, speaking on his weekly podcast, Joe Rogan has now gone into great detail to explain the lengths that the featherweight champion went to to avoid a drug test. Although the following tale will certainly sound alarm bells in many MMA …

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Watch: Five Defining Moments Of Conor McGregor’s Career To Date

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - DECEMBER 12: Conor McGregor of Ireland celebrates after defeating Jose Aldo of Brazil in their featherweight championship bout during the UFC 194 event inside MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 12, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Conor McGregor will take on Nate Diaz next month in their long awaited rematch at UFC 202, following ‘retirements’ and scheduling issues. Following the Irishman’s defeat to Diaz at UFC 196 in March, his first UFC defeat, the MMA world has been waiting for the rematch between the mismatched opponents. Diaz is at best a lightweight, though he is far more …

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Dana White Reveals What Conor McGregor Said When Asked To Fight A Late Replacement At UFC 196

The UFC president made a passionate rant on why one should grab an opportunity when it presents itself, and extolled the virtues of Conor McGregor in doing so. _____ While appearing on UFC Unfiltered, Dana White was asked if Jose Aldo made a mistake in declining the Conor McGregor rematch at UFC 196 when Rafael Dos Anjos pulled out due to injury. Nate Diaz …

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Video: Relive McGregor’s Victory Over Mendes At UFC 189 In Full

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 11: Conor McGregor reacts to his victory over Chad Mendes in their UFC interim featherweight title fight during the UFC 189 event inside MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 11, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

With less than three weeks to go to Conor McGregor’s showdown with Rafael Dos Anjos, UFC have posted the historic fight between the Dubliner and Jose Aldo on their Youtube channel, free for all to watch. When Conor McGregor’s protruding left-hand broke the guard of Chad Mendes at UFC 189, the Irishman realised the dream of a lifetime by becoming …

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5 Super-Fights The UFC Must Make

What fight fan doesn’t want to see champion v champion? The two best in the world in their own weight division clashing to see who the true champion is. After missing several opportunities in the past, the UFC look more likely that ever now to to cash in on these potential fantasy match-ups. With Conor McGregor and Rafael Dos Anjos …

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Jose Aldo: I’m Better Prepared For Conor McGregor Now Than I Was Ahead Of UFC 189

Jose Aldo believes experience will be a huge factor in his UFC 194 featherweight title unification bout with Conor McGregor. The Brazilian, however, isn’t talking about his greater number of overall fights, or his familiarity with championship competition. Rather, he seemed to indicate that getting in two training camps has allowed him to gain extra experience in dealing with Conor …

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Jose Aldo: Conor McGregor Isn’t Being Drug Tested In Ireland

Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor just don’t seem to trust each other. The warring pair have traded many insults over the course of their intense rivalry, but among the most common slights that the fighter’s have levelled at each other are those related to performance enhancing drug use. While they were on their famous world tour to promote UFC 189, …

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