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Dan Henderson Gives Scary Prediction For Potential McGregor-Nurmagomedov Fight

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 12: Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia reacts against Michael Johnson of the United States in their lightweight bout during the UFC 205 event at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images )

While it seems highly unlikely that we’re going to get it anytime soon after Dana White’s recent comments, hype over a potential fight between newly crowned lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated wrestling supremo Khabib Nurmagomedov continues to build. Recently retired middleweight legend Dan Henderson has added his take on what would happen if the two were to meet in …

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Watch: Khabib Nurmagomedov Outlines What He Plans On Doing To Conor McGregor

It may not have sounded as though he has much respect for Conor McGregor when he labelled the Irishman a “chicken” in his post-fight interview at UFC 205, but Khabib Nurmagomedov has a healthy regard for ‘The Notorious’ one’s ability. Or his striking ability at least. Nurmagomedov, known for his legitimately nightmarish grappling game, was tagged several times and seemingly …

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Luke Rockhold And ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson Share Their Thoughts On Conor McGregor’s Chances At 170lbs

Maybe he simply wasn’t happy with Tyron Woodley’s tweet about his press conference antics, or maybe Conor McGregor’s various run-ins with the welterweight champion prior to UFC 205 were done with an eye toward building interest in his next contest. Given McGregor’s promotional genius, weight-hopping habits and previous assertions that a third title could be in his future, many are …

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Demian Maia Compares Conor McGregor To Prime Anderson Silva

Coach Mark Henry sat, staring through the holes of the octagon fence in a state of joyless awe last Saturday night in New York’s hallowed Madison Square Garden, as Conor McGregor bamboozled and battered his helpless charge Eddie Alvarez to a second round KO defeat at UFC 205. Having seen the sublime display at close quarters, Henry, once a vocal …

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Do The Mainstream Irish Media Still Begrudge Conor McGregor?

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 11: UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor reacts as he walks on stage for UFC 205 Weigh-ins at Madison Square Garden on November 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Last weekend could not have gone better for Ireland’s sportsmen. Martin O’Neill’s men took a vital three points in their World Cup qualifier away to Austria. Joe Schmidt’s charges notched up an expected win against Canada. Then to top it all off Conor McGregor made history by becoming the first fighter in the UFC to be world champion in two …

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The Three Major Consequences Of Conor McGregor’s Six Month Hiatus

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On Friday evening, Dana White confirmed the news that Conor McGregor would not be fighting again until next May at the earliest. Speaking after his emphatic victory at UFC 205 last Saturday, the two weight champion announced that his long-term girlfriend, Dee Devlin, was expecting a child next year and that he was going to take some time to evaluate …

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Dana White Reveals How Long Conor McGregor’s Break Will Be

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 11: UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor reacts during UFC 205 Weigh-ins at Madison Square Garden on November 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Having been one of the most active fighters on the UFC roster this year, Conor McGregor will be having a well-deserved rest. The 28-year-old made UFC history last week when he defeated Eddie Alvarez inside two rounds to become the first fighter to hold two belts at the same time, adding the lightweight belt to the featherweight title he earned …

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Watch: Eddie Alvarez Explains What He Was Thinking During UFC 205 In Latest Interview

Five days have now passed since Conor McGregor shook up the world and dethroned then-lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in completely dominant fashion with a 2nd round TKO finish at UFC 205. McGregor’s amazing performance will be remembered for years to come, but the former-champion Alvarez still believes a lot of it was down to his own poorly executed gameplan. It …

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Conor McGregor’s Demand For UFC Part-Ownership May Have Just Gotten A Massive Boost

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Conor McGregor became the UFC’s first ever simultaneous two-weight champion last Saturday night where, at UFC 205, he defeated Eddie Alvarez to add the lightweight belt to his featherweight title. The victory cemented the Irishman’s place as the biggest name in MMA, and following his victory ‘The Notorious’ one had a couple of announcements to make. The first was the …

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