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Here’s Why Conor McGregor Wasn’t In Jose Aldo’s Biopic

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - DECEMBER 12: (L-R) Conor McGregor of Ireland leg checks 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)

The Jose Aldo biopic ‘Mais Forte que o Mundo’ (Stronger Than the World) is to hit theaters in Brazil on June 16 and one brash and influential figure from the Brazilian’s past has failed to make the final cut. Originally scheduled for release in December 2015, the film was delayed following Aldo’s 13-second knockout loss to Conor McGregor at UFC …

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Mark Hunt Incandescent Over Brock Lesnar’s USADA Exemption

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 20: Mark Hunt prepares for battle in his against Frank Mir during their UFC Heavyweight Bout at UFC Brisbane on March 20, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will make his return to the octagon at UFC 200 this July, but challenger Mark Hunt isn’t happy with the special attention the current WWE star is receiving. Fighters who come out of retirement and resume competitive fighting are subject to testing from the United States Anti-Doping Agency. This policy is to stop fighters …

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Dana White Addresses MMA Journalist Ariel Helwani’s ‘Lifetime Ban’

The removal of renowned MMA journalist Ariel Helwani from UFC 199 on Saturday night ruffled a few feathers, but UFC president Dana White is standing his ground on the decision. Helwani, along with photo journalist Esther Lin and videographer E. Casey Leydon, were shown the door before the Rockhold/Bisping main event shortly after Helwani broke the news of Brock Lesnar’s return and …

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Miesha Tate Isn’t Sorry About Recent Conor McGregor Comments

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UFC woman’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate doesn’t care how you feel about her recent comments towards Conor McGregor and his withdrawal from the landmark UFC 200 event this July. “Cupcake” shared her dismay towards McGregor refusing to partake in media obligations for the upcoming show, leaving the 135-pound champ to pick up the pieces while shooting commercials to promote the …

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Video: Promotion For UFC 200 Is Well Under Way

The first episode of the UFC 200 tour has been released, and it includes Frankie Edgar, Jose Aldo, Cain Velasquez, Travis Browne, Amanda Nunes, Miesha Tate and  new headliners Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. UFC Embedded has become an integral part of the build up to big UFC PPV cards and it gives us a remarkable insight into life behind the …

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MMA Legend Comes Out In Strong Defence Of Conor McGregor During UFC Dispute

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Conor McGregor can sleep easy tonight knowing he has a mixed martial arts legend fighting in his corner. Two-time UFC tournament winner Don Frye has backed the featherweight champion during his ongoing issues with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. McGregor was recently pulled from the landmark UFC 200 event this July by the promotion for refusing to participate in pre-fight media obligations. Frye …

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Is Conor McGregor Really Bigger Than The UFC?

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 12: Conor McGregor speaks at a post-fight press conference after beating Jose Aldo in their featherweight title fight during UFC 194 at MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 12, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor won with a first-round knockout. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

In a dizzying few days of statements and posturing, has the UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor demonstrated that he is in fact bigger than the organisation, with which his name is intrinsically tied? What McGregor has achieved in the UFC since his debut in 2013, has possibly laid the foundation for the most remarkable rags to riches story in recent history. …

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Opinion: McGregor May Have A Point When It Comes To Media Distractions

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 12: Conor McGregor speaks at a post-fight press conference after beating Jose Aldo in their featherweight title fight during UFC 194 at MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 12, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor won with a first-round knockout. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Since Conor McGregor joined the Ultimate Fighting Championship his relationship with the promotion has been fruitful for both parties. From his post-fight interview following his knockout win over Marcus Brimage to the entertaining lead up to his recent fight with Nate Diaz in early March, the Dublin-born fighter is fun to watch and a money-maker for the promotion. Things started …

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Retired Middleweight Believes Conor McGregor Currently In ‘Contract Dispute’ With UFC

Retired UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen has weighed in on the recent Conor McGregor retirement news and the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s decision to pull him from the UFC 200 card. McGregor began the circus show on Tuesday when he tweeted saying he plans to ‘retire young’ from the sport, starting a social media storm and putting his scheduled welterweight bout against Nate …

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Why The UFC Should Exploit Paige VanZant’s TV Fame At UFC 200

NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 18: Paige VanZant celebrates defeating Felice Herrig in their women's strawweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Prudential Center on April 18, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

With only three fights left to book for UFC 200, the smart money would be on the UFC using Paige VanZant’s newfound TV fame to boost ratings even further and draw some new eyes on the sport. ’12 Gauge’ is currently starring on Dancing With The Stars in America and is captivating audiences with her dancing skills. Paige’s most recent …

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Conor McGregor Analysed UFC 196 Submission Defeat 20 Times Before Post-Fight Press Conference

Mixed martial artists are an obsessed bunch and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is well known for his dedication to the training aspect of the sport and the mental game that comes along with it. The Irishman tasted defeat inside the octagon for the first time at UFC 196 in early March, victim to Nate Diaz’s honed jiu-jitsu skills, eventually tapping …

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Is There Going To Be Three Title Fights At UFC 200?

Taking place at the brand new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, UFC 200 is looking likely to break every record in the UFC. With 10 fights including two title fights confirmed, neither going to be the Main Event and possibly not even the co-Main Event, how are the UFC planning on fitting so many five round fights on one card …

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Cat Zingano V. Julianna Pena added to UFC 200

Cat Zingano, undoubtedly still reeling from the announcement that Meisha Tate would defend her belt at UFC 200 against Amanda Nunes, finds herself fighting on the same card. Zingano who has defeated both the current champion, Tate and the challenger, Nunes, must have felt a little hard done by, in getting over looked for the Title fight at 200. Considering …

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