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Khabib Calls On McGregor To Earn His Shot At The Belt

Khabib Nurmagomedov has spoken about what needs to happen in order for him to grant a rematch to his great rival, the former champion Conor McGregor. In many ways, the rivalry could well have reached something of a point of closure at UFC 229 had The Eagle not lived up to his name and vaulted straight into the corner of …

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Relive Tony Ferguson’s War With Anthony Pettis At UFC 229

Relive Tony Ferguson’s UFC 229 co-main event showdown against Anthony Pettis ahead of his return to the octagon at next month’s UFC 238. It was the fight that served as the perfect precursor to the main-event which, of course, showcased the grudge match between the former featherweight and lightweight champ Conor McGregor and the reigning champ, Khabib Nurmagomedov. In many …

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Conor McGregor On The Dangers Of MMA & Knowing When To Take An Out

Conor McGregor has spoken about his approach to the harsh realities of the fight-game in a new interview, explaining the importance of intelligent decision making in the face serious harm.  It’s almost odd to see an interview of this length featuring the Irishman as its subject these days. McGregor has remained tight-lipped since his UFC 229 defeat to UFC lightweight …

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Conor McGregor Breaks Down UFC 229 Post-Fight Brawl

Conor McGregor has given his own take on the UFC 229 post-fight brawl, speaking publically about it at length for the first time. After a relatively quiet time in terms of media appearances in the wake of UFC 229, McGregor has featured in a recent interview with motivational speaker Tony Robbins – an interview that was presumably recorded last month …

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Khabib Impressed By Poirier, Plans To ‘Maul Him’ Nonetheless

Khabib Nurmagomedov gave his thoughts on his division’s top contender, Dustin Poirier, a man who won his interim-title in highly impressive fashion last weekend. Khabib was in attendance at UFC St Petersburg in support of his friend and teammate Islam Mackhachev – who came out on top in a thrilling showdown against promotional debutant Arman Tsarukyan in the night’s co-main …

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Dana White Releases Statement On Khabib/McGregor Twitter Spat

Dana White and the UFC are stepping in to deal with what they themselves describe as ‘unacceptable’ behavior between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. A brief but incredibly ugly Twitter back-and-forth has given the impression that the animosity between the two is as strong as ever. In many people’s eyes, we’re fast-approaching the point where things have gone too far. …

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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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