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Rumours: An Insane Conor McGregor Fight Is About To Be Announced

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Well, you can take this one with a pinch of salt but, according to rumours circulating online, an incredible Conor McGregor fight will be announced in the coming hours.  Since Conor McGregor’s victory over Nate Diaz at UFC 202, the hottest question in the world of combat sports has circulated around what’s next for the Irish brawler. Some suggest a …

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The UFC Releases Full List Of Fighter Earnings From UFC 200

The UFC has doled out nearly seven millions dollars in payroll to the fighters on the UFC 200 card. When one takes into consideration that three of the four biggest draws in the sport, McGregor, Rousey and (sadly) Jon Jones, did not compete on the card, it is remarkable that the UFC paid out their highest ever disclosed purse. Surely, this …

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Watch: Chael Sonnen Claims Jon Jones Tested Positive For Two Forms Of Oestrogen Blocker

We still don’t know the names of the banned substances found in samples that Jon Jones’ provided to USADA agents on June 16th, but two MMA personalities have now made separate yet identical claims regarding the nature of those substances. On Monday, during an appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience, former UFC middleweight and light-heavyweight title contender Chael Sonnen stated …

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3 Things We Learned From UFC 200

The biggest event in MMA history has come and gone, and while some may chalk it down as a major disappointment, I do not. Sure, it lacked the fireworks to sate the general MMA community’s ravenous appetite for ultraviolence, but there was still an abundance of skill on show that seemed to pass people by. The undercurrent of storylines that also …

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Nate Diaz Blasts Steroid Use Once Again In Fascinating Interview

We all know what transpired at UFC 200 and the ramifications of Jon Jones failed drug test. We are also aware that Nate Diaz is not one to hold his tongue.  This was evident in his obscure cage side interview with Joe Rogan at UFC 200 itself. In another interview over the weekend with Fox Sports’ “The Buzzer,” the younger Diaz brother …

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Daniel Cormier Grinds His Way To A Win Over Anderson Silva, But Fans Were Left Very Unhappy

The impromptu light heavyweight bout between Daniel Cormier and Anderson Silva failed to live up to the fleeting hopes of the crowd in attendance at UFC 200. _____ The non-title match-up was necessitated by the forced withdrawal of Jon Jones courtesy of his failed USADA drug test. Former long-time middleweight champion Anderson Silva stepped up on just 48 hours notice for a three …

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Brock Lesnar’s Disclosed Pay For UFC 200 Dwarfs That Of Conor McGregor’s $1m For UFC 196

Brock Lesnar headlined the biggest pay-per-view in UFC 100, and that drawing power has seen him rewarded handsomely for his UFC 200 appearance. _____ The Beast’s impromptu return to the sport just last month saw a UFC 200 card that had lost MMA’s current top star Conor McGregor return to prominence. Brock Lesnar’s blockbuster heavyweight bout against knockout merchant Mark …

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Watch: ‘Super’ Sage Northcutt Rebounds From First Loss With Win At UFC 200

The chosen one of the UFC in Sage Northcutt is officially on the comeback path after a hard-fought win over Enrique Marin. _____ Northcutt’s ridiculous looks and fan-friendly demeanour (the polar opposite to that of the embattled Jon Jones) have seen him come with unhealthy levels of hype, but his loss to Bryan Barbarena saw the UFC’s youngest fighter heavily criticised for tapping …

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Watch: Gegard Mousasi Times Thiago Santos Perfectly To Score Spectacular 1st Round TKO At UFC 200

Well-travelled veteran Gegard Mousasi ended the four-fight winning-streak of Thiago ‘Marreta’ Santos in the second bout of the Fight Pass Prelims section of UFC 200, finishing the Brazilian inside the opening round. The former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion, who currently campaigns at middleweight, dominated the brief encounter from beginning to end, hurting Santos multiple times during stand-up exchanges and controlling him …

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Donald Cerrone Is Picking A Major Upset At UFC 200 And Plans To Put His Money Where His Mouth Is

It’s a testament to just how good a fighter Anderson Silva was in his prime that MMA fans have so enthusiastically embraced him as Jon Jones’ replacement at UFC 200. Since ‘The Spider’ was slotted into the spot opposite UFC light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier on Thursday, certain salient facts and statistics have scarcely been mentioned. At 41, Silva is well …

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