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Twitter: Daniel Cormier Accuses Jon Jones Of ‘Juicing’, Engages In War Of Words With Jimi Manuwa

Considering it’s a division that’s continuously criticised for lacking depth, Daniel Cormier is not short of interesting challengers for his UFC light-heavyweight belt. ‘DC’s next title defence will undoubtedly be against either a returning Jon Jones or the streaking Jimi Manuwa and earlier this week the former Olympic wrestler fired shots at both men on social media. Following the UFC …

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Lightweight Brings The Best Out Of Conor McGregor, Says Striking Coach

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Conor McGregor (R) punches Nate Diaz during their welterweight rematch at the UFC 202 event at T-Mobile Arena on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor won by majority decision. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

In little over a week Conor McGregor steps inside the octagon against lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 and will attempt to make UFC history as the promotion’s first fighter to hold two division titles simultaneously. Throughout McGregor’s rise through the UFC ranks, we’ve seen him completely dominate the 145-pound division and test the waters at welterweight against Nate Diaz …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Unwillingly Cost Conor McGregor Half His UFC 205 Purse

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Lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov unintentionally cost Conor McGregor around $3.5 million dollars while the Irishman was negotiating his fight with Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205. According to Russian website Match, the UFC sent Nurmagomedov two contracts to fight Alvarez at either UFC 205 in New York or UFC 206 in Toronto. While many were led to believe Khabib was on …

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Following Criticism Of UFC Silva Issues Apology To Dana White

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 9: Anderson Silva exit the Octagon after his fight against Daniel Cornier during the UFC 200 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 9, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Despite calling the UFC out on their apparent mistreatment of Brazilian fighters signed to the promotion, former middleweight champion Anderson Silva has apologised to the organisation, in particular UFC president Dana White. Silva called the UFC out on their lack of respect for fighters hailing from Brazil, no doubt it being focused towards Jose Aldo’s recent fallout with the promotion …

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Conor McGregor Has Some Inspirational Words For The Returning Ronda Rousey

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has come out in support of Ronda Rousey as the former women’s bantamweight champion makes her long-awaited return to the octagon. Last week, the UFC officially announced that Rousey will face current bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 this December, a year on since her shocking loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193. Giving her …

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Conor McGregor Confident UFC 205 Will Break Pay-Per-View Records

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 27: Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez face-off as UFC president Dana White breaks them up at the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on September 27, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor isn’t only predicting what round he plans to knock out Eddie Alvarez in at November’s UFC 205, the confident Irishman is also predicting the event will break pay-per-view records. The 28-year-old has become the UFC’s biggest draw in the absence of former women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, with his name already attached to three events inside …

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Conor McGregor Promises ‘Big’ UFC 205 Post-Fight Announcement

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has commented on a left-field announcement he plans to make following his UFC 205 bout with Eddie Alvarez next month, stating, “it’s going to be big”. Speculation regarding what McGregor will chime has become a major talking point in the sport over the past number of weeks, with talks of a hiatus from the Octagon, a …

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Dana White Answers Back To Jose Aldo Grievances

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 27: UFC president Dana White addresses the media during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on September 27, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Following the announcement that Conor McGregor will jump up to 155 pounds and face Eddie Alvarez this November, current interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo has finally had enough and subsequently has asked for his release from the UFC. The tipping point for Aldo was the revelation that McGregor will not be stripped of his 145-pound belt – the one he lost to …

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Michael Bisping Open To Georges St-Pierre Fight If He’s ‘Grown a Set of Balls’

INGLEWOOD, CA - JUNE 04: Michael Bisping raises his arms to the crowd as he enters the cage for his middleweight championship bout at UFC 199 at The Forum on June 4, 2016 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)

Current UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will have his hands full when facing Dan Henderson at UFC 204 next weekend, but the Brit is already looking past his title defense to a more lucrative future. Earlier this year, a rumored matchup between Bisping and former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre made the rounds. Unsurprisingly, the fight never materialised and the …

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Twitter: The World Of MMA Looks Forward To UFC 200

It’s one of the biggest nights in the sport’s history, UFC 200 has the world of MMA licking it’s lips. Stars from across the globe had plenty to say on social media as we prepare for the big night. Brock, Cain, Edgar, DC, Anderson … some pretty iconic walkouts tonight. Exciting. — Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) July 9, 2016 Who can't …

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Miesha Tate Isn’t Sorry About Recent Conor McGregor Comments

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UFC woman’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate doesn’t care how you feel about her recent comments towards Conor McGregor and his withdrawal from the landmark UFC 200 event this July. “Cupcake” shared her dismay towards McGregor refusing to partake in media obligations for the upcoming show, leaving the 135-pound champ to pick up the pieces while shooting commercials to promote the …

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Conor McGregor Analysed UFC 196 Submission Defeat 20 Times Before Post-Fight Press Conference

Mixed martial artists are an obsessed bunch and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is well known for his dedication to the training aspect of the sport and the mental game that comes along with it. The Irishman tasted defeat inside the octagon for the first time at UFC 196 in early March, victim to Nate Diaz’s honed jiu-jitsu skills, eventually tapping …

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