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Watch All Access Mayweather – McGregor: ‘I’m Going To Rip His Head Off And Play Football With It’

The latest episode of Showtime’s All Access Mayweather vs. McGregor aired last night and you can watch it in its entirety below… “If ever there’s a contest to be motivated by, this is it.” Conor McGregor has long claimed that the doubts and nays of others provide him with added motivation. The above statement then, is indeed accurate. McGregor may have …

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Artem Lobov’s Next Opponent And Fight Date Announced

Northern Ireland , Ireland - 19 November 2016; Artem Lobov ahead of his Featherweight bout against Teruto Ishihara at UFC Fight Night 99 in the SSE Arena, Belfast. (Photo By David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Artem Lobov will fight again on October 21st in Gdansk, Poland at the Ergo Arena at UFC Fight Night 118.  Lobov will be up against Andre Fili in a featherweight bout, it has been announced. Now that's a fun fight! @RusHammerMMA vs. @TouchyFili on deck for #UFCGdansk! ? https://t.co/4pemQt78I6 pic.twitter.com/5lhO2My2rc — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) August 18, 2017 Fili fights out …

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The Referee For Mayweather/McGregor Has Just Been Confirmed

Conor McGregor’s camp will be slightly disappointed with the confirmation of Robert Byrd as the referee for the Irishman’s super fight with Floyd Mayweather. It had been suggested by several members of McGregor’s camp that the SBG star was hoping for a referee with some knowledge or appreciation for MMA to take charge on August 26th. Tony Weeks had been …

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Dana White Explains How Malignaggi Won Two Sparring Rounds Vs. McGregor

Dana White has told multiple media outlets recently that he witnessed a “one-way beating” when he attended the now infamous second sparring session between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and former two-weight boxing titlist Paulie Malignaggi behind closed doors at the UFC Performance Institute in Las Vegas a couple of weeks ago. Speaking from the centre of a media scrum on …

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Former UFC Heavyweight King Frank Mir Signs With Bellator MMA

On Tuesday evening, Frank Mir, who was twice crowned UFC heavyweight champion in the noughties, announced that he has signed a multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA. Mir made the announcement during an episode of Phone Booth Fighting, a podcast that he regularly co-hosts with Richard Hunter. MMAFighting journalist Ariel Helwani, as is his wont, was the first to report that …

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Dana White: Tony Ferguson Will Face Kevin Lee For UFC Interim Lightweight Title In October

On Tuesday evening, MMAFighting journalist Ariel Helwani reported that the UFC were targeting an interim lightweight title bout between Tony ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson and ‘The Motown Phenom’ Kevin Lee at UFC 216 on October 7th in Las Vegas. According to the report, the fight had been agreed upon but not officially signed. Speaking to the media following the latest episode …

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Tony Bellew Not Opposed To Fighting Michael Bisping – In The Ring Or The Octagon

In recent months, Liverpool boxer Tony Bellew has been connected with an astounding array of potential opponents.  ‘The Bomber’ stepped up from cruiserweight to heavyweight in March and caused a major upset when he stopped David Haye in the 11th round of a dramatic scrap in which ‘The Hayemaker’ suffered a ruptured Achilles. Bellew hasn’t fought since, but everything from …

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Georges St-Pierre Must Defend Middleweight Strap If He Defeats Michael Bisping At UFC 217

The UFC have apparently taken measures to ensure that Georges St-Pierre won’t throw the middleweight division into yet further chaos by pursuing potentially lucrative bouts outside of the weight-class should he dethrone reigning middleweight champion Michael Bisping at UFC 217 on November 4th. “I have to defend my title,” St-Pierre told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour. …

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Video: Jose Aldo Spars With Rio Olympian Under Watchful Eye Of Renowned Boxing Coach

Check out footage from a recent sparring session between Jose Aldo and Lindolpho Delgado below… Just days after clips of Conor McGregor’s second sparring session with Paulie Malignaggi grabbed headlines, footage from another recent spar between an MMA fighter and a professional boxer has hit the net. Lacking the searing heat, the intensity, the drama, the controversy and the intriguing …

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Watch: Eddie Alvarez Offers Very Measured View On McGregor – Mayweather

‘The Underground King’ has offered his views on the fast-approaching McGregor – Mayweather cross-codes super-fight. If you’re looking for an example of someone being magnanimous in defeat, see: Eddie Alvarez. Despite the heated exchanges before their UFC lightweight title bout at UFC 205 last November, Eddie Alvarez bears no ill will towards Conor McGregor. He has never spit sour grapes in …

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Mark Hunt To Face Marcin Tybura At UFC Sydney Show In November

Mark Hunt will attempt to end yet another impressive heavyweight winning-streak on November 19th, when he takes on Marcin Tybura in the headline attraction of UFC Fight Night 121 in Sydney.  The UFC made the bout, which was initially reported by LowKing.pl over the weekend, official on Monday. It's official! ?? @markhunt1974 vs. @MarcinTybura ?? is your #UFCSydney main event! ? https://t.co/oKOQSOWDb5 …

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Watch: Pound For Pound Rated Boxer Mocks McGregor’s Baffling Warm Up Methods

When Conor McGregor started flailing his arms in a slightly bizarre manner during the warm-up stage of his media workout in Las Vegas on Friday, few in the MMA world batted an eyelid. Getting ready to make these gifs pic.twitter.com/HvKNacNK2x — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) August 11, 2017 Fans of mixed combat and the sport’s media have become accustom to McGregor’s eccentricities …

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Friend Of Matt Hughes Provides Wonderfully Positive Update On Former UFC Champ’s Recovery

Speaking to Ariel Helwani last month, former UFC welterweight champion Pat Miletich provided a heartening update on the condition of his former student and protege, another former UFC welterweight champion, Matt Hughes. As he tried to cross a train track in rural Illinois in June, Hughes’s pickup truck was hit on the passenger side by an oncoming locomotive. The 43-year-old …

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Watch: McGregor Tells Boxing World ‘Don’t Act Like You’re Not Excited By All This’ In New Mac Life Video

The first episode of The Mac Life: Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather has landed… One of the most common questions that has been asked in the build-up to Conor McGregor’s August 26th cross-codes showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jr., especially by those on the boxing side of the divide, is whether or not the fight is good for the sport of …

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Former Boxing Champ Says He Turned Down Sparring Role In McGregor Camp After Malignaggi Claims

During his interview with/rant at Ariel Helwani on the The MMA Hour last Monday, Paulie Malignaggi claimed that Andre Berto, a former WBC welterweight titlist and Floyd Mayweather Jr. opponent, had cancelled a scheduled sparring session with Conor McGregor after hearing of the Irishman’s supposed exploitation of sparring partners. Malignaggi dramatically departed the McGregor camp ten days ago after sharing …

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Conor McGregor Explains Why He Won’t Be Taking Vasyl Lomachenko Up On Sparring Offer

Conor McGregor will not be taking pound for pound rated boxer Vasyl Lomachenko up on his recent offer to join ‘The Notorious’ one’s Las Vegas-based training camp as a sparring partner. After McGregor’s most notable sparring partner, former two-weight titlist Paulie Malignaggi, left the camp in a huff last week, Lomachenko reached out to the UFC lightweight champion via Twitter …

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