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Conor’s Coach Owen Roddy Predicts: We’ll See “The Best McGregor Ever” At 155

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Conor McGregor waits for the start of his welterweight rematch against Nate Diaz 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 an in-depth interview with Submission radio in recent days, Owen Roddy, striking coach for Conor McGregor, explained why he believes the Irishman’s upcoming fight against Eddie Alvarez will provide the ideal platform for the Dubliner to put on his best performance yet in the UFC. Some detractors have argued that McGregor is overly reliant on his height and reach advantage at Featherweight. The …

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UFC 197: Main Card Predictions, Including Jones vs Saint Preux

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 03: Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones waits in a timeout as he defends his title against Daniel Cormier during the UFC 182 event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jones retained his title by unanimous decision. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

There’s something rather underwhelming about an interim title, but it does mean Jon Jones is back where he belongs – as the former light heavyweight champion returns to the octagon this weekend. The king without a crown, Jones never lost the title – but was stripped of it after he was suspended by the UFC almost twelve months ago. Since …

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UFC On FOX 19 Predictions: Part 1

It’s fight week again. Just days removed from UFC’s first foray into Croatia, the UFC sets up its shop a little bit closer to home, just up the west coast in Tampa, Florida. Yet another card this year that has been hit by the injury bug, UFC on FOX 19 still has plenty of exciting fights all the way down the card. …

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Conor McGregor’s Head Coach Opens Up About Welterweight Plans

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 12: Conor McGregor is shown in the Octagon before his featherweight title fight against Jose Aldo during UFC 194 at MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 12, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Conor McGregor’s head coach John Kavanagh has welcomed the possibility of the Dubliner moving up to challenge for the welterweight title in the future. Rumours have gathered momentum that McGregor will target a third UFC world title should he claim the lightweight title at UFC 196 – but Kavanagh admitted in his the42.ie column that he’d welcome the idea, but …

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