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Dillon Danis Explains How Ridiculous The McGregor KO Rumours Were In The Context Of What Really Happened

Conor McGregor’s Jiu-Jitsu coach, Dillon Danis, has explained where the Irishman really was on the day the knock out rumours broke. Last week, rumours swept across the internet claiming that the ‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor had been knocked out cold in sparring. As it transpired, the rumours were completely false and had been generated by an MMA Insider on Twitter being …

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Conor McGregor Sits Down For Lengthy Interview Prior To UFC 205

Conor McGregor took a break from training yesterday to engage in a lengthy interview with askmen.com.  Discussing a wide range of topics from the variation in his training regime in the build up to UFC 202 to whether or not he is interested in a trilogy fight with Nate Diaz, McGregor also dropped the usual couple of memorable one-liners. Speaking about his …

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Watch: Olivier Giroud Calls Out Conor McGregor In Hilarious Arsenal Bit

Arsenal have one of the best social media teams in the Premier League and on Monday afternoon, they produced another beauty. Pairing Olivier Giroud off with Laurent Koscielny for a brilliant rapid fire question section, the two French stars frequently broke down laughing at the absurdity of their own answers. Asked who would play himself in a movie, Koscielny quickly …

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Watch: Gegard Mousasi Went To Town On Conor McGregor On The MMA Hour

Over the weekend, Gegard Mousasi claimed that Conor McGregor had threatened to stab him in a private message… Although many believed that there must have been some sort of confusion with regard to the actual words McGregor had used, Mousasi doubled down on the story on Monday evening. Speaking with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour, the UFC middleweight slammed …

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Conor McGregor Has Some Inspirational Words For The Returning Ronda Rousey

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has come out in support of Ronda Rousey as the former women’s bantamweight champion makes her long-awaited return to the octagon. Last week, the UFC officially announced that Rousey will face current bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 this December, a year on since her shocking loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193. Giving her …

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Eddie Alvarez Has ‘Revealed’ Conor McGregor’s Biggest Weakness

The UFC’s triumphant return to New York, at UFC 205, is now only 27 days away and anticipation continues to grow for the headline event of Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez facing off for the lightweight title. Ever since UFC president Dana White announced the potentially historic fight, not a day has passed without some new story involving one or …

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Conor McGregor Confident UFC 205 Will Break Pay-Per-View Records

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 27: Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez face-off as UFC president Dana White breaks them up at the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on September 27, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor isn’t only predicting what round he plans to knock out Eddie Alvarez in at November’s UFC 205, the confident Irishman is also predicting the event will break pay-per-view records. The 28-year-old has become the UFC’s biggest draw in the absence of former women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, with his name already attached to three events inside …

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Conor McGregor Promises ‘Big’ UFC 205 Post-Fight Announcement

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has commented on a left-field announcement he plans to make following his UFC 205 bout with Eddie Alvarez next month, stating, “it’s going to be big”. Speculation regarding what McGregor will chime has become a major talking point in the sport over the past number of weeks, with talks of a hiatus from the Octagon, a …

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NSAC Will Have A Job On Their Hands Getting McGregor To Pay $150,000 Fine

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 12: UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor speaks to members of the media during an open workout at his gym on August 12, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor is scheduled to fight Nate Diaz in a welterweight rematch at UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2 on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has responded to the recent $150,000 fine handed to him by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), telling the sport’s body to come and try take it. The Irishman made the comments when speaking to Rolling Stone (via MMA Junkie) on Friday, saying he’s uninterested in paying the fine he received for his part in a press conference incident …

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Graph Illustrates McGregor’s One Major Flaw And One Immense Asset

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Conor McGregor (L) hits Nate Diaz with a left during their welterweight rematch at the UFC 202 event at T-Mobile Arena on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

As hype surrounding UFC 205 ramps up with each passing spine-tingling promo video or bogus Twitter rumour regarding sparring, it can be tough to find detailed, level-headed analysis. But ESPN’s Reed Kuhn this week delivered some fascinating insight into the fighting habits of all of the participants at the upcoming New York event. Kuhn tweeted out the below graph earlier …

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UFC Middleweight Claims Conor McGregor Threatened Him With A Knife

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 9: Gegard Mousasi celebrates his victory over Thiago Santos (L) during the UFC 200 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 9, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi added another impressive victory to his resume at UFC 204 last weekend, knocking out Vitor Belfort and sending a clear message to the rest of the 185-pound division. During his epic rant at the UFC 204 post-fight presser, Mousasi took aim at the dramatic nature of certain fighters amongst the promotion’s roster, in particular, Conor …

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Watch: Conor McGregor Had Some Compliments For Eddie Alvarez Tonight

Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor, speaking live on Facebook to The Sport Bible this evening, had some interesting things to say about his upcoming bout at UFC 205. Of course, he was full of the usual trash-talk, but he did take a break from the insults to genuinely compliment Eddie Alvarez, although this was surrounded by affirmations of his superiority. “I don’t think he poses …

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Watch: Dana White Breaks Down Laughing At McGregor Media Training Skit

Conor McGregor needs media training like Michael Phelps needs swimming lessons. Having faced a NSAC hearing regarding a bottle throwing incident in the build up to UFC 202, Conor McGregor was fined $150,000, sentenced to 50 hours community service and also, rather bizarrely, instructed to attend a media training session. Commission doubling down on this "media training" thing for McGregor. …

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Jose Aldo Launches Incredible Accusation At Dana White

Jose Aldo

Things between Jose Aldo and the UFC have become so poisonous that it’s hard to imagine the Brazilian not being cut from the promotion. With his eyes firmly on the goal of being released from his UFC contract, Jose Aldo is certainly ticking all the right boxes in order to see that ambition realised. Aldo has already claimed that he …

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