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Khabib: “You Know, You Should Give Credit To Conor McGregor”

Khabib Nurmagomedov had some positive things to say about his Irish rival in a recent interview with Russian news outlet, RT Sport. It’s almost odd to see anything other than insults thrown between both parties – especially when you consider the dark words Khabib’s manager Ali Abdelaziz had for Conor earlier this week – but in a recent interview with RT Sport, Nurmagomedov himself …

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Khabib Refuses To Attend Hearing – “Give Me 10 Year Ban, I Don’t Care”

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov insists that he will not be attending the hearing in Las Vegas following his involvement in a brawl with Conor McGregor’s team post-UFC 229. Khabib and McGregor are due to learn their fate following the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s meeting on December 10th, with a ban and a suspension expected for the pair’s involvement in …

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Darren Till Challenges Conor McGregor To Anfield Showdown

The former UFC welterweight title challenger Darren Till has called out Conor McGregor for a showdown in Liverpool before he retires. And it’s a challenge that has seemingly come out of nowhere. Till was last seen at UFC 228 where he was on the receiving end of a dominant performance at the hands of 170lb champ Tyron Woodley and has …

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Cormier Vs. Jones III: The Most Significant Fight In MMA History

We’re very close to potentially witnessing a super-fight unlike anything the sport has ever seen, the third showdown between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones. In June, just over a week before Daniel Cormier’s UFC 226 super-fight against the heavyweight champion of the world Stipe Miocic, I wrote a piece that looked at the public’s perception of DC and his rival Jon Jones. …

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Our Alternative UFC Pound-For-Pound Rankings – Oct 2018

The UFC’s pound-for-pound rankings are one of the most divisive topics of conversation in MMA so with that in mind, we had a go at creating our own top-15. The current pound-for-pound ranking system isn’t exactly one that has any bearing on the sport itself. It merely stands a show of status for the top-15 fighters in the game, one …

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Artem Lobov Breaks Silence, Explains Origins Of Khabib/McGregor Feud

Conor McGregor’s teammate Artem Lobov has broken his silence on the origins of the McGregor/Khabib feud which the Russian fighter was so heavily involved in. Speaking on ESPN journalist Ariel Helwani’s MMA show, Lobov explained that the animosity between the pair began when the current lightweight champion Khabib starting calling McGregor a “chicken.” “It might not sound very serious to you …

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Khabib’s Father Bizarrely Invites Conor McGregor To Dagestan

“It’ll never be over!” proclaimed Conor McGregor before his lightweight title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229, in Las Vegas three weeks ago. Khabib submitted McGregor in the fourth round of the fight, and following his victory the Dagestani fighter leapt out of the octagon attacking Dillon Danis as a pull-apart brawl ensued both inside and outside of the …

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Watch: Owen Roddy Releases His UFC 229 Fight-Night Vlog

Owen Roddy has released the latest edition of his pre-fight vlogs, with UFC 229’s fight-day in focus as Conor McGregor fought Khabib Nurmagomedov. The SBG Charlestown coach has made a tradition of giving us an intimate insight into his preparations for all of his star-pupil’s recent fights. And while the result didn’t go their way when Conor faced off against Khabib …

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Watch: Ali Abdelaziz Believes Khabib Can Drop Floyd Mayweather

Ali Abdelaziz, manager to Khabib Nurmagomedov, stressed his belief that his fighter can drop Floyd Mayweather if they ever met inside the boxing ring. Mayweather made the headlines earlier this week when he confirmed his interest in a showdown with the Russian over twelve rounds. Speaking to TMZ, Floyd made it clear that he is down to make a return to …

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Ten UFC Matchups We Absolutely Need To See In 2019

2018 was a year that be remembered in the UFC’s history for many different reasons but trust us, 2019 is setting up to be something entirely different. As 2018 gets into its later stages and we get to the point where all of the major fights have been booked to see us through to 2019, we’re going to take a …

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Watch: Dana White On Khabib Rift – “We Worked It Out”

UFC president Dana White has played down reports a rift between the promotion and their lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov after the Russian’s rather public ultimatum last week. Khabib certainly stirred up something of a storm within the MMA community when he made it very clear that he would walk away from his contract if his sparring partner Zubaira Tukhugov or …

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