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Watch: Conor McGregor Shoots Up UFC Pound-For-Pound Rankings But Who Is Top?

The fallout from UFC 205 continues almost a week on since the incredible scenes at New York’s Madison Square Garden, where Conor McGregor made history by becoming the promotion’s first ever simultaneous two-weight champion. A stacked fight card saw three title fights and battles between the leading contenders from numerous weight class.While McGregor made history by defeating Eddie Alvarez for …

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Watch: Khabib Nurmagomedov Threatens Conor McGregor During His UFC 205 Bout With Michael Johnson

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 )

Khabib Nurmagomedov (24-0) reminded the world exactly why he feels like he is the number 1 contender in the UFC’s heavily stacked lightweight division last weekend at UFC 205. His three-round matchup with crafty striker Michael Johnson – for the most part – was a tour-de-force in grappling from the Dagestan-native. Khabib, in the eyes of many (including himself) is …

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Dana White Backs Conor McGregor In Developing Floyd Mayweather Feud

This one is really gathering momentum…  After Floyd Mayweather slated Conor McGregor on Tuesday evening, within 24 hours, both McGregor himself and UFC President Dana White have fired back. Asked about the Irishman’s phenomenal performance and historical achievement at UFC 205, the retired boxer claimed that he wasn’t even aware that the 28-year-old was fighting and that he was sick …

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Conor McGregor And Khabib Nurmagomedov Had A Friendly Twitter Exchange In 2014

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

Conor McGregor has added the lightweight belt to his featherweight title in the UFC, and there is no shortage of challengers. Many want to see him defend the 155lb strap against Khabib Nurmagomedov. Someone has pored over Conor McGregor’s Twitter account and unearthed this gem from September 2014. View post on imgur.com @TeamKhabib @Dethrone_Dan @ufc Lets do it brother!! I fly …

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Watch: Conor McGregor Has A Message For Floyd Mayweather Following Post-UFC 205 Insult

The rivalry between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather is showing no signs of dissipating following the former boxing champion’s comments about the Irishman following his UFC 205 heroics. When asked about the McGregor’s record breaking escapades in MMA’s premier promotion, an incredulous Mayweather claimed not to have watched the lightweight title fight between the featherweight champion and Eddie Alvarez. He …

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Watch: Nate Diaz Gives First Interview Since Conor McGregor’s Historical Win At UFC 205

Nate Diaz hasn’t sat in front of too many cameras since Conor McGregor’s majority decision victory at UFC 202. However, after the ‘Notorious’ became the first man to hold two UFC belts simultaneously on Saturday night, the 31-year-old couldn’t help himself.  Although Nate did congratulate McGregor on his unprecedented achievement, the Stockton born brawler couldn’t help but remind Conor of …

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Opinion: Why Losing To Nate Diaz Was Absolutely Essential To Conor McGregor’s Growth

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 5: Nate Diaz (R) slaps Conor McGregor during UFC 196 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

What a night UFC 205 turned out to be. All 3 title fights delivered in pretty much every sense of the word and despite losing 2 of its most anticipated bouts in the lead-up, the card still managed to be full to the brim with exhilarating match-ups involving several legends, veterans, title-contenders and showstoppers.  However, it was the Notorious Irishman, …

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Watch: Paul Pogba’s Own Personal Tribute To Conor McGregor

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Paul Pogba is a man who is fully aware of the immense pressures of superstardom. The former-Juventus man has come under intense media and fan scrutiny since completing his record-breaking £89.3 million move back to his original club, Manchester United. And yet, despite the naysayers and the ever-present glare of the public eye, Pogba has found an opportunity – in his …

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Floyd Mayweather Trashes Conor McGregor, Calls Him An ‘Ant’

UFC 205 gave Conor McGregor the opportunity become the biggest name in MMA, perhaps ever, and he duly took it, become the promotion’s first ever simultaneous two-weight champion. Eight minutes of utter domination of the formidable Eddie Alvarez saw the featherweight champion add lightweight gold to his collection and cement his name in the UFC history books. Nobody in MMA’s …

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Michael Bisping Extends An Olive Branch To Chris Weidman With Classy Tweet

Beneath that brash exterior and behind all the cutting, vitriolic trash-talk, Michael Bisping is actually a pretty swell guy…sometimes…kind of…we think. The middleweight champion has been engaged in something of a war of words with former titleholder Chris Weidman, among others, in recent months. In one instance, the Englishman branded Weidman “a whiner” and a “douchebag”, while the American said …

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Eddie Alvarez Posts Lengthy Message Explaining His UFC 205 Loss To Conor McGregor

Eddie Alvarez has just posted a very long message analysing his UFC 205 performance and congratulating Conor McGregor on his win.  Having stated on countless occasions that he believed beating Conor McGregor would be easy, Eddie Alvarez was completely outclassed on Saturday night. The lightweight champion was knocked down three times in the first round before inevitably being finished via TKO …

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