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Watch Live: Ariel Helwani Is Joined By Conor McGregor On The MMA Hour

TORRENCE, CA - FEBRUARY 24: UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor speaks during an interview after a news conference with lightweight contender Nate Diaz at UFC Gym February 24, 2016, in Torrance, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Only days away from his massive welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202, Conor McGregor joins Ariel Helwani on a packed edition of The MMA Hour. ‘The Notorious’ Irishman launched himself toward superstardom with a wonderful verbal performance on an edition of this very show just before his UFC debut against Marcus Brimage back in 2013. He has been …

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Eddie Alvarez Would Be Willing To Fight Conor McGregor In Ireland

Eddie Alvarez may be the UFC lightweight champion, but the Philadelphia native has been acting more like a desperate, previously jilted contender as of late. Ever since he shocked the MMA world by brutally halting the seemingly unstoppable run of Rafael dos Anjos, Alvarez has embarked on a relentless campaign, calling out Conor McGregor and, with slightly less conviction, Nate …

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Watch: Conor McGregor Has More Harsh Words For WWE ‘Dweebs’, Sends A Message To Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Conor McGregor takes on Nate Diaz in a massive welterweight rematch next Saturday night at UFC 202, but when he sat down to answer questions from the media in Las Vegas on Friday, ‘The Notorious’ Irishman’s silver tongue was not limited to talk of the Stockton slugger. In fact, McGregor’s most potent weapon north of that vaunted left-hand took aim …

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UFC 202 Ticket Sales Have Not Been Going As Smoothly As Expected

It seems that ticket sales for UFC 202 and Conor McGregor’s welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz are not going as smoothly as one might have expected. A thread which began on Reddit MMA earlier in the week contained a seating chart that suggested there were still a swath of tickets available for the August 20th card at the new T-Mobile …

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John Kavanagh Confirms Conor McGregor Was Suffering With Serious Infection Prior To First Diaz Fight

During an appearance on Monday’s edition of The Anik and Florian podcast, SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh revealed for the first time that Conor McGregor was dealing with health issues going into his ill-fated first bout with Nate Diaz. Host Kenny Florian, a former UFC title challenger, claimed he had heard rumours that McGregor was suffering through a staph …

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John Kavanagh Feels He Can Describe Exactly How McGregor V Diaz 2 Will Unfold After ‘Flawless’ Preparation

The term ‘win or learn’ has long formed the core of John Kavanagh’s coaching philosophy, but when the Dubliner’s most famous student Conor McGregor faces into the first rematch of his entire MMA career later this month at UFC 202, the pair have the chance to prove how capable they are of putting that theory into practice. It’s been five …

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Reinventing Movement: More Than Just ‘Touch-Butt In The Park’

UFC 196 Open Workouts, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada 2/3/2016 Conor McGregor Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Raymond Spencer

Nate Diaz’s now infamous comments regarding Conor McGregor’s movement coach Ido Portal, in the run up to UFC 196, have gone down in history as probably one of the most immaculate digs between trash-talking fighters. “You’re playing touch-butt with that dork in the park (with) the ponytail, and I’m the one that ain’t got no training partner? I don’t think so.” …

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“I Am Going To Play The Exact Same Game” – McGregor Talks Tactics For Diaz Rematch In UFC 202 Preview

In preparation, things have changed a great deal for Conor McGregor ahead of his rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202. In camps past, McGregor’s sole focus was self-improvement, rather than adaption to a certain style or the construction of a gameplan to avoid an opponent’s strengths and exploit his weaknesses. This time however, ‘The Notorious’ one has been preparing …

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