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Gunnar Nelson Seems Concerned For Conor McGregor’s Long-Term Health Due To Steep Weight Cuts

Gunnar Nelson doesn’t approve of his teammate Conor McGregor’s severe, but habitual, weight cutting. Nelson’s father, Haraldur, is the president of Iceland’s MMA Federation and he recently expressed his disdain for the practice, ubiquitous within his sport, of cutting large amounts of weight in the lead-up to fights. In a lengthy post on social media, Nelson detailed his issues and …

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Video: Conor McGregor Looking Sharp And Slick In New Sparring Footage

Conor McGregor gives fans a sneak peek into his preparation for UFC 194 through his personal Instagram account. With a little under 8 weeks remaining until he steps through the octagon door in pursuit of UFC featherweight title unification, Conor McGregor’s training is approaching it’s most critical phase. His focus now will be fully trained on his December 12th task. …

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You Can Be Sure I Will Hurt Conor McGregor Like I Have Never Hurt Anyone Before – Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo told MMAFighting last week that after December 12th he wouldn’t have to talk about Conor McGregor anymore. The thought seemed to inspire him. For now, however, the featherweight champion seems happy enough to speak of what he plans to do to his Irish tormentor. Brazilian MMA media outlet Combate are reporting that a defiant and motivated Aldo recently expressed his …

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Conor McGregor’s Father Saw No Indication Of His Son’s “Showbiz Persona” Until After His UFC Debut

Conor McGregor’s father, Tony, was a guest on RTE Radio 1’s The Ryan Tubridy Show on Thursday, and he revealed some interesting things about his famous offspring. The elder McGregor told Tubridy about how Conor had gifted his entire family with brand new BMW’s, and cleared the mortgage on his parent’s home. He also spoke about his son’s upcoming fight with Jose …

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Video: Duane Ludwig Believes He Has Solved The Conor McGregor Riddle

Duane Ludwig, coach of current UFC bantamweight champion T.J Dillashaw, believes that he has solved “the Conor McGregor riddle”. The trainer has been at the the centre of quite a bit of controversy as of late. His feud with Team Alpha Male has turned particularly nasty, with Urijah Faber recently accusing Ludwig of making racist comments and being altogether unprofessional on …

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“I Couldn’t Stand-Up Straight” – Conor McGregor Reveals The Severity Of His Pre-UFC 189 Knee Injury

During last night’s interview with Ariel Helwani, Conor McGregor revealed the true extent of his pre-UFC 189 injury troubles. “The Notorious” Irishman’s coach, John Kavanagh, had divulged information about the situation in the past. The Straight Blast Gym Ireland head man stated that Conor had been unable to engage in any “live” MMA or wrestling training during camp. According to the fighter himself, …

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It Is Hard To Have Faith In Conor McGregor Vs Jose Aldo Happening – Chael Sonnen

Former UFC middleweight and light-heavyweight title contender Chael Sonnen believes that Conor McGregor’s victory in his psychological battle with Jose Aldo may have also won him the war. In fact, Sonnen told Submission Radio that he is worried the dispute may not even progress past that mental battlefield, and into the cage. “I think that having faith in this McGregor-Aldo alleged fight …

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Conor McGregor Has Turned One Of His Bitterest Enemies Into A Believer

The shot that Conor McGregor famously landed behind the ear of Dustin Poirier at UFC 178 seems to have had a profound effect on the Louisiana lightweight. At one time Poirier was among “The Notorious” Irishman’s most vocal and ardent critics, but that trademark left hand seems to have knocked all doubt about McGregor’s abilities clean out of Dustin’s head. …

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Dana White Says I’m The Guy To Step In If McGregor Or Aldo Get Hurt – Claims UFC Fighter

In a recent interview for UFC.com, Frankie Edgar claimed that Dana White has already informed him that he will be the replacement should Conor McGregor or Jose Aldo have to withdraw from the main event of UFC 194. Speaking to Mike Straka, the former UFC lightweight champion stated “if someone gets hurt I’m the guy stepping in”, before adding “and that’s from Dana White. …

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What Has Conor McGregor Gained From Beating Chad Mendes?

Chad Mendes may be the biggest name on Conor McGregor’s record, but it seems that a victory over the Californian has not garnered “The Notorious” the respect he deserves. In recent days, PunditArena have, on several occasions, reported the trash-talking that Mendes has aimed toward his UFC 189 conqueror. The Team Alpha Male product has spent an inordinate amount of …

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VIDEO: Chad Mendes Talks Conor McGregor Vs Jose Aldo

Chad Mendes has full faith that his two time nemesis, Jose Aldo, can retain his title against Conor McGregor on December 12th in Las Vegas. Mendes was recently a guest on Team Alpha Male’s podcast, Stud Show Radio. During the interview he was asked for a prediction on who would win the massive UFC 194 featherweight title unification fight. The Californian …

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