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Al Haymon vs The World

One of the big questions being asked in boxing right now seems to be “Is Al Haymon good or bad for the sport?”. It is a question that at this time last year may have been an easier one to answer. The vast majority of people in and around boxing, as well as the fans, wouldn’t have hesitated for a …

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5 Of The Greatest MMA Fights That Took Place Outside the UFC

All too often fans of MMA view the sport from a UFC-centric perspective. It is understandable, of course. The Zuffa owned league is a global juggernaut. It is the stage that every fighter wants to grace. That being said it isn’t the only place to find big names, world class action and ferocious finishes. Bellator Fighting Championships is a company …

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Conor McGregor Impersonator To Assist Jose Aldo In Camp

Conor McGregor is one of the most creative and unorthodox strikers in mixed martial arts, but Jose Aldo and his team feel they have found someone who can emulate the Dubliner’s attacking style. Jonas “Speed” Bilharinho is the featherweight champion of Brazilian based MMA league Jungle Fight. He is 6-0-1 as a professional and as far as team Aldo are …

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SBG – The Big Fish in Irish MMA’s Ever-Growing Pond

UFC Welterweight Cathal Pendred extended his record to 4-0 inside the octagon at UFC 188 this past weekend, when the proud Dubliner defeated Augusto Montano on Sunday morning in Mexico City. Pendred is just one of many Irish fighters to climb the UFC ranks in recent times, and proudly represents Ireland’s most prominent MMA gym SBG, where he joins the likes …

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What’s Next for Cathal Pendred?

Irish UFC Welterweight Cathal Pendred extended his UFC record to 4-0 inside the octagon after a unanimous decision victory over Mexican challenger Augusto Montano at UFC 188. But despite the win, there are still many question marks over Pendred’s ranking within the welterweight division and if his wins will result in bigger fights for the Dubliner. After winning Fight of the Night honours …

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Ben Rothwell’s Post-Fight Speech was a Bit… Strange.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to New Orleans for the first time in four years this past Saturday night with an action packed card and a strange post-fight speech from Ben Rothwell. Ben Rothwell (35-9) featured in the UFC Fight Night co-main event against fellow heavyweight Matt Mitrione (9-4). An impressive performance from Rothwell saw him claim victory via guillotine …

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UFC New Orleans Preview

The Big Easy hosts an event this Saturday night that features one of the greatest of all time. Main Card (Fox Sports 1/Bt Sports 1) Middleweight: Tim Boetsch vs. Dan Henderson Heavyweight: Ben Rothwell vs. Matt Mitrione Lightweight: Dustin Poirier vs. Yancy Medeiros Featherweight: Thiago Tavares vs. Brian Ortega Bantamweight: Joe Soto vs. Anthony Birchak BW: Alex Caceres vs. Francisco …

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Jon Jones Hit & Run 911 Call and Police Camera Footage Released

Footage of the incident that saw Jon Jones stripped of his UFC title and suspended indefinitely has been released. Back on 27 April, a hit and run incident involved UFC superstar Jon Jones crashing his SUV into a pregnant woman’s (who suffered a fractured arm as a result of the collision) car. This led Albuquerque Police to seek Jones on a felony charge …

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10 Sports Stars Who Became Musicians – Top Ten Thursday

The Eurovision Song contest takes place this weekend, so as part of our weekly Top Ten Thursday series, here at Pundit HQ, we decided to compile ten occasions where the best of sport tried their hand at singing/rapping/screeching. ___ 10) Raymond van Barneveld, Co Stompe, Vincent van der Voort – Dutch Football Anthem The Dutch darts stars paid a hilarious tribute to …

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UFC Fight Night: Will Edgar vs. Faber Be a Thrilla in Manila?

Frankie Edgar vs. Urijah Faber headlines UFC Fight Night in the Philippines. Will it be a Thrilla in Manila? Saturday May 16, 2015 – Fight Card: (Fox Sports 1/BT Sport 1) Main Event – Frankie Edgar vs. Urijah Faber (Featherweight) Gegard Mousasi vs. Costas Philippou (Middleweight) Mark Muñoz vs. Luke Barnatt (MW) Hyun Gyu Lim vs. Neil Magny (Welterweight) Phillipe Nover vs. Yui Chul Nam (FW) …

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Has Conor McGregor Dodged A Bullet With Frankie Edgar?

Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo Jr. will go toe to toe for the UFC Featherweight Championship on July 11th, in what is built up to be the fight of the year, but has the trash-talking Dubliner got away with one, by having a title shot without really being tested by a the top 3 contender, including Frankie Edgar. Frankie Edgar, a former …

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Stipe Miocic vs Mark Hunt – UFC Fight Preview

A big heavyweight bout in Stipe Miocic vs Mark Hunt headlines UFC Fight Night in Adelaide, Australia. This weekend sees American Stipe Miocic (12-2-0) colliding with Mark ‘Super Samoan’ Hunt (10-9-1) from South Auckland, New Zealand. Both men are ranked 4th and 5th respectively in the UFC’s heavyweight division. The Kiwi will be fighting close to home in the Adelaide Entertainment Centre in …

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