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New Odds Revealed For A Clash Between Khabib Nurmagomedov & Conor McGregor

Following Khabib Nurmagomedov’s title-winning performance against Al Iaquinta over the weekend, new odds have been released for a clash between him and Conor McGregor. UFC 223 might not have taught us anything we didn’t already know about the grappling prowess of Khabib Nurmagomedov but following his victory over Al Iaquinta the MMA world, as a whole, felt that they managed …

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Eddie Alvarez Believes He Is Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Kryptonite

The former-lightweight champion of the world Eddie Alvarez believes he is tailor-made to disrupt Khabib Nurmagomedov’s run of pure dominance. Eddie Alvarez has managed to take his stock among MMA fans to a new level with his recent performance and victory against the previously undefeated Justin Gaethje at UFC 218. It really was a bonafide classic in every sense of …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Is One Fight Away From Breaking A Supposedly-Unbreakable UFC Record

The newly-crowned UFC lightweight champion of the world Khabib Nurmagomedov is now just one fight away from breaking a record that would no doubt do justice to his long-lasting run of pure dominance. UFC 223’s buildup was nothing short of an absolute whirlwind but all things considered when fight-night finally came around, the resulting event didn’t exactly live up to …

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Khabib’s Coach Under No Illusions About His Stand-Up Skills Versus Conor McGregor

AKA coach Javier Mendez has given his take on misperceptions about his fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov’s striking ability and the supposed holes that are being highlighted. UFC 223’s main-event offering didn’t exactly teach us anything new about its victor, Khabib Nurmagomedov. His grappling looked as dominant as ever but in the middle section of the fight, he opted to stand with …

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Watch: Dana White Fires Back At SHOWTIME VP Stephen Espinoza Following Recent Dig

Dana White used his platform at the UFC 223 post-fight press conference to return fire at SHOWTIME’s Stephen Espinoza following remarks he made about the UFC this week. Yesterday, we brought you the news that SHOWTIME’s executive vice-president Stephen Espinoza had made a rather public dig at the UFC via his official Twitter following their booking of Al Iaquinta for …

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Watch: Joe Rogan Condemns ‘Pathetic & Digusting’ Antics From Conor McGregor Live On-Air

The UFC colour-commentator did not allow his own personal biases to mask his disgust for the recent actions of the former-lightweight champ, Conor McGregor. Joe Rogan has long been deeply entrenched in the ranks of Conor McGregor’s loyal followers but after the events of the UFC 223 media day earlier this week, even he found it difficult to hide his disapproval …

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Stephen Espinoza Has Some Harsh Words For The UFC’s Integrity Following Khabib/Iaquinta Booking

The SHOWTIME executive vice-president went to town on the UFC’s integrity following their decision to book a fighter who failed to make weight for a lightweight title-shot. He never once would have been considered a factor in the sport of mixed martial arts prior to last August’s super-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, but in the build-up to that …

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Report: The UFC Had Some Insane Plans In Place For Conor McGregor’s Return This Year

According to MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani, the UFC had some absolutely insane plans in place for Conor McGregor prior to his arrest on Thursday. Khabib in the summer, interim-titles at 170lbs, Rafael dos Anjos? According to MMAFighting, plans were in place that potentially involved all of those things prior to the arrest of Conor McGregor on Thursday – something that will no …

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