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Conor McGregor Breaks Top-5 In ESPN’s Famous Athletes List

Conor McGregor is now in the company of some of the world’s most famous athletes according to his placement in ESPN’s World Fame 100 list. The list, which can be viewed in full here, is compiled using a formula based off of search-engine results, endorsements, and social media following. With only global superstars such as Cristiano Ronaldo, LeBron James, Lionel Messi, …

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The Day Conor McGregor Walked Away From Mixed Martial Arts

For all of the wealth, admiration and success Conor McGregor has accumulated over the years, one moment of uncertainty and doubt became the key ingredient to his inimitable drive and self-belief. The consistent rise of the former UFC lightweight champion and his power over the world of combat sports has hit something of a speed-bump in recent times, a process that …

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Khabib Snubs NSAC Anti-Bullying PSA, Puts Las Vegas On Blast

The UFC lightweight champion isn’t about to sell himself short in order to book a hasty return to the UFC octagon following his NSAC hearing earlier this week. In fact, it is looking increasingly likely that Khabib Nurmagomedov will be sitting out until his teammates Zubaira Tukhugov and Abubakar Nurmagomedov are eligible to fight following their involvement in the now-infamous …

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Conor McGregor Breaks Down UFC 229 Post-Fight Punch, Thanks NSAC

The former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion took a moment to draw attention to his post-fight handy-work during the UFC 229 skirmish. We’re sure Conor McGregor was feeling pretty chuffed today after being handed a relatively lenient ban and monetary fine for his involvement in the post-fight brawl that stood as one of the memorable and indeed ugly moments of …

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NSAC Propose Future Sanctions On Fighters For “Their Language”

The Nevada State Athletic Commission discussed the idea of potentially holding fighters accountable for their post and pre-fight language during a hearing on Tuesday. The hearing discussed potential sanctions for both Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov for their involvement in the post-UFC 229 brawl which saw members of both fighters teams involved in a now-infamous melee. Khabib received a nine-month …

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Owen Roddy Excited By The Possibility Of McGregor Vs. Cerrone

SBG Charlestown coach Owen Roddy has expressed his belief that a fight between Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone would be the ideal matchup for his star-pupil’s return. There have been whispers of a showdown between these two for quite some time but speculation well and truly amped up a gear following Cerrone’s UFC Brooklyn victory over Alex Hernandez. In many ways, …

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Report: Khabib & McGregor Agree To Settlement For UFC 229 Post-Fight Skirmish

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UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and his UFC 229 opponent Conor McGregor have reportedly reached a settlement for their now-infamous post-fight melee. Neither man will actually attend the Las Vegas meeting today but according to reports made by Las Vegas Review Journal, the pair have both reached settlements that will dictate the severity of the punishment handed down to them. This will mean …

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Khabib Goes After Nate Diaz: “All Top Fighters Beat Him”

Khabib Nurmagomedov was completely dismissive of Nate Diaz and his recent attacks on him via social media, highlighting the inconsistency of his career in a recent interview. When you’re a fighter with a record as impressive as Khabib’s, I suppose it’s understandable that you view losses as the collector’s items of lesser athletes and after their public social media feud …

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Khabib Wants St-Pierre, Ferguson & Mayweather Before Retirement

Khabib Nurmagomedov has laid out his ideal plan for the coming years before eventually hanging up his gloves and retiring from mixed martial arts. For years, Khabib was seen by many as the uncrowned champion of the lightweight division, a looming shadow within the top-10 whose destructive rise into the rankings had only been hindered by a string of injuries …

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Khabib & Nate Diaz Go Back And Forth Over WSOF Brawl

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Nate Diaz had a brief back-and-forth on Twitter that touched on an infamous brawl that they were both involved in back in 2015. Many people might believe that these two are connected only by their common rivalry with the former lightweight champion Conor McGregor, but back in 2015, when both hadn’t crossed paths with the Irishman yet, …

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