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Watch: Miesha Tate Announces Her Retirement After UFC 205 Loss To Raquel Pennington

Raquel Pennington entered a surprisingly dominant display to take a decision victory over Miesha Tate at UFC 205 on Saturday night. Pennington showed superior striking skills throughout the three round contest, controlled Tate in the clinch, and was even competitive on the floor, where Tate is generally at her most dangerous. Rocky’s rounded display earned her a unanimous verdict by …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Calls Out ‘Chicken’ Conor McGregor After Terrifying Display At UFC 205

Michael Johnson had some early success against Khabib Nurmagomedov in the striking department at UFC 205, even managing to wobble the Russian midway through the first round, but once Nurmagomedov secured a takedown later in that opening stanza, a barbaric mauling ensued. ‘The Eagle’ controlled Johnson with frightening ease and hammered him with a constant barrage of sickening grounded shots …

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UFC 205: Alvarez Vs McGregor – Predicting Saturday Night’s Winners

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 11: UFC president Dana White seperates UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor of Ireland (R) and UFC Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez during UFC 205 Weigh-ins at Madison Square Garden on November 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

The biggest fight card of all time bar none. The UFC heads to New York for the first time ever, and Madison Square Garden is the stage where history will unfold. Here we predict the outcomes for all of Saturday night’s fights. _______ Conor McGregor vs Eddie Alvarez Featherweight champion Conor McGregor will look to become the first ever fighter in the UFC to …

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UFC 205 Preview: Tyron Woodley Vs Stephen Thompson

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 11: UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson face off during UFC 205 Weigh-ins at Madison Square Garden on November 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Although a lot of the attention surrounding this weekend’s UFC 205 event has been focused on the historic super-fight sitting atop the card, the co-main event – a welterweight showdown between champion Tyron Woodley and Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson – may well prove to be the most interesting match-up of the night. Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley shocked the world last …

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Opinion: Why Joanna Jedrzejczyk Is The True Face Of Women’s MMA

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

The landscape of women’s MMA is constantly changing. It has gone from not even being present in the world’s premier mixed martial arts organisation to now being almost level to the drawing power of its male equivalent.  The last year in particular has seen some of the discipline’s biggest names travel through a series of peak of valleys. Ronda Rousey, Holly Holm and …

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Has McGregor Got Under His Opponent’s Skin At Just The Right Time?

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 11: UFC president Dana White seperates UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor of Ireland (R) and UFC Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez during UFC 205 Weigh-ins at Madison Square Garden on November 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

For a time Eddie Alvarez didn’t move as the Conor McGregor juggernaut raced towards him. He smiled at the barbs and looked grounded as the tornado surrounding his opponent gathered momentum. However, in the final press conference before UFC 205 Alvarez blinked. McGregor was once described as the ‘Irish Muhammad Ali’ but his latest escapades were closer to the Macho …

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Watch: Ronda Rousey Faces Off With Amanda Nunes At UFC 205 Weigh-In But Doesn’t Stick Around For Long

Shortly after UFC 205 main event combatants Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor left the Madison Square Garden stage following their ‘weigh-in’ on Friday night, veteran commentator Joe Rogan introduced a promo for the UFC 207 headliner between women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes and the returning Ronda Rousey. Once the vignette came to an end, Rogan made a surprise announcement. “Ladies …

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Watch: Conor McGregor Involved In Multiple Backstage Altercations Before UFC 205 Weigh-In

Conor McGregor exchanged a few, mostly inaudible, words with Eddie Alvarez on stage during the UFC 205 ceremonial weigh-in, but the UFC lightweight champion wasn’t the only fighter to feel and hear McGregor’s verbal wrath tonight. It seems that the Irishman was involved in two separate altercations backstage prior to stepping out before a massive crowd at Madison Square Garden. …

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Watch The UFC 205 Ceremonial Weigh-In Live

Finally, we are just 1 day away from the monumental UFC 205 event, which is scheduled to take place at Madison Square Garden, New York City. The official weigh-in took place behind closed doors earlier today, but fans now have the chance to view the spectacle that is the ceremonial weigh-in. Each and every fighter is expected to make the …

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Watch: Tyron Woodley Accuses Conor McGregor Of Crossing The Line Following Heated Weigh-In Confrontation

Conor McGregor and Tyron Woodley engaged in a Twitter confrontation after a weigh-in stand off. Although Conor McGregor maybe fighting Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight title on Saturday night, he has become involved in a bitter row with Tyron Woodley just 24 hours ahead of UFC 205 in Madison Square Gardens. McGregor had already stolen the headlines following the ‘almost’ chair throwing incident with Alvarez …

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UFC 205 Main Card Fight Has Just Been Cancelled

With just over 24 hours remaining until UFC 205 finally kicks off in New York, the MMA world has been rocked by the news that Cowboy Cerrone’s Welterweight clash with Kelvin Gastelum has been cancelled.  Cowboy was initially scheduled to fight former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler at Madison Square Garden on November the 12th. However, Lawler withdrew from the fight …

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Watch: Lights Bizarrely Go Out As Conor McGregor Steps On Weighing Scales For UFC 205

After an epic press conference on Thursday evening, the official UFC 205 weigh ins took place this afternoon.  Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez faced off in front of the media on Thursday evening ahead of their titanic bout in Madison Square Garden this Saturday. The press conference contained a number of hugely memorable moments with Alvarez storming off stage, McGregor …

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Watch: Woodley’s Phone-Shot Footage Of Confrontation Between McGregor & Alvarez

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 10: UFC president Dana White stops Conor McGregor from throwing a chair at Eddie Alvarez during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 10, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

If Thursday night’s UFC 205 press conference was anything to go by, the fights that follow on Saturday should be an absolute treat. The main talking point after last night’s conference was the antics of featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who, after showing up late to his scheduled appearance, caused a small incident with his opponent Eddie Alvarez after he stole the Philly-born …

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