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Max Holloway Has No Interest In Chasing Conor McGregor Rematch

Max Holloway sees himself more as a Demetrious Johnson than a Conor McGregor. Johnson, the reigning UFC flyweight champion, has defended his title on 12 occasions since scooping the prize in September 2012. McGregor on the other hand has never defended a professional title. Not the Cage Warriors featherweight strap he won in June 2012, not the Cage Warriors lightweight …

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Watch: Max Holloway Pummels Jose Aldo To A Third-Round Defeat In Rio

Max Holloway stopped Jose Aldo on Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro, claiming his eleventh straight victory and the undisputed UFC featherweight title. Holloway didn’t make the best of starts in the main event of UFC 212. Coming out in an orthodox stance, he struggled to find his range and timing against the great Brazilian. Aldo picked Holloway off with …

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Watch: Jose Aldo & Max Holloway Have Weighed In For The UFC 212 Main Event

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With UFC 212 viewed as a one fight card by many, it was absolutely imperative that Jose Aldo and Max Holloway both made weight for the title unification main event. How good is this main event between @josealdojunior and @BlessedMMA? The numbers don't lie. More @ufc 212 facts: https://t.co/u1DHnXrBrX pic.twitter.com/VtlWEqKHZl — MMAjunkie (@MMAjunkie) May 31, 2017 The stats and facts …

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Watch: Conor McGregor’s Amazing Rise To The Top Of The UFC Featherweight Division

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 11: Conor McGregor reacts to his victory over Chad Mendes in their UFC interim featherweight title fight during the UFC 189 event inside MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 11, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Ahead of UFC 212 this weekend where Jose Aldo squares off against Max Holloway in a featherweight title unification bout, one constant question lingers over the division. Will the shadow of Conor McGregor over the 145 lbs division forever haunt it’s inhabitants? Since McGregor was forced to vacate his featherweight belt after being crowned champion of the lightweight division with …

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Joe Rogan Feels That Conor McGregor Has Left An Irremovable Blemish On Jose Aldo’s Legacy

Resilience is one of the defining characteristics of greatness in combat sports. Fighters who prove themselves capable of rebounding from defeat have traditionally garnered greater admiration than those who compile glossy undefeated or so-called ‘perfect’ records. Jose Aldo was forced to overcome a setback quite early in his mixed martial arts career, as he was submitted by Luciano Azevedo in …

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Aldo Confirms He Suffered Cut In Sparring, Assures Fans That Holloway Fight Will Go Ahead

Breaking: UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo suffers injury in training… Wait! Before you fans rush to the message boards to make jokes about the injury-prone featherweight champion or lambaste the training methods prevalent at the Nova Uniao gym, or you yet-to-be booked UFC featherweights hit the mats in the hope that a call from the matchmakers might be forthcoming, you …

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Jose Aldo Thinks Holloway Playing Mind Games Because Everybody Assumes It Worked For McGregor

Max Holloway has never been known for talking trash or battling it out in the psychological trenches, yet he has launched frequent verbal attacks on the UFC featherweight champion and his upcoming opponent, Jose Aldo, in recent months. One can only speculate as to the reasons for the Hawaiian’s uncharacteristic behaviour, but it seems reasonable to assume that Holloway’s antics …

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Anderson Silva To Face Kelvin Gastelum At UFC 212

It’s official – Anderson Silva will fight Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 212 on June 3rd in Rio de Janiero. The news was confirmed Tuesday night by ESPN combat sports journalist Brett Okamoto. Just confirmed Anderson Silva vs. Kelvin Gastelum is official for UFC 212 on June 3. First reported in Brazil. — Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) March 14, 2017 The 25-year-old …

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