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Dana White Addresses Concerns Over Upcoming UFC Live Events

UFC President Dana White has confirmed that the company will be moving forward with their scheduled live events over the next few weeks, but they will be forced to “adapt to the unprecedented circumstances.” COVID-19 has caused the sporting world to enter into disarray with cancellations of games, leagues and events across the globe as a result of the outbreak. …

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UFC Set For Dublin Return After Five-Year Hiatus

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The UFC have today confirmed that they will return to Ireland for the first time since 2015. The mixed martial arts organisation announced via Twitter this afternoon that they will be returning to the Irish capital on August 15th for UFC Dublin. The last time the UFC visited Ireland’s capital city was in 2015 when Paddy Holohan headlined UFC Fight …

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Israel Adesanya Gives Damning Verdict On “Washed Up” Jon Jones

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya believes that Jon Jones’ best years are behind him after his narrow victory over Dominick Reyes at UFC 247 in Houston last weekend. Jones successfully defended his light-heavyweight crown in what was arguably the toughest bout of his career to date as he got the better of Reyes via a unanimous decision. Many felt that …

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Dana White Claims Usman & Masvidal Were Never Options For McGregor

UFC President Dana White has outlined that welterweight duo Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal were never options for Conor McGregor’s next fight. McGregor impressed in his comeback bout defeating Donald Cerrone in just 40 seconds last month and attention has now turned to who he will fight next. Usman and Masvidal were both in attendance at UFC 246 to watch …

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Dana White Gives Timeframe For McGregor-Khabib Rematch

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Dana White has provided a potential timeframe for the eagerly-awaited rematch between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov. According to the UFC president, the pair are likely to fight again during the autumn. First, Khabib has a fight with Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 on April 18. Rematch In January, McGregor returned to the octagon after over a year out of …

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Nate Diaz Weighs In On Smith, Rogan & McGregor War Of Words

Nate Diaz has outlined that he has ESPN pundit Stephen A Smith’s back in his recent war of words with UFC colour commentator Joe Rogan and Conor McGregor. Smith was criticised by both Rogan and McGregor for suggesting that Donald Cerrone ‘gave up‘ during the UFC 246 main event, in which he was providing analysis for. Rogan took to his …

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Conor McGregor Hits Out At ESPN Pundit Following Cerrone Criticism

Conor McGregor has hit out at ESPN pundit Stephen A. Smith following his criticism of Donald Cerrone’s performance during the main event of UFC 246 last Saturday night. Smith, along with UFC colour commentator Joe Rogan, provided analysis following the fight, with the ESPN pundit, who is famed for his outspoken nature, criticising Cerrone’s performance and claiming that we learned …

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Khabib Has Mocked Conor McGregor Following KO Record Claim

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Khabib Nurmagomedov has mocked Conor McGregor following the Irishman’s claim that he made UFC history last weekend. At UFC 246, the Irishman became the first fighter in the promotion’s history to record three TKOs in three different weight divisions after he made light work of Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone. McGregor defeated Cowboy in just 40 seconds. He then got on the …

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“Justin Gaethje At 170, That Would Be My Personal Preference”

John Kavanagh has outlined that he feels Conor McGregor should fight Justin Gaethje at welterweight in his next bout following his successful return to the octagon at UFC 246. McGregor comfortably defeated Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone by TKO/KO in just 40 seconds in Las Vegas on Saturday to secure his first win for the promotion since November of 2016. Following the …

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Conor McGregor Has Vowed To Win A Boxing World Title

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Ahead of his return to the Octagon this weekend at UFC 246, Conor McGregor sat down for an in-depth chat with ESPN’s Ariel Helwani.  During the hour-long chat, the pair covered an array of topics including the various allegations that have been levied at McGregor, his last fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov and his goal of becoming a billionaire by 35. …

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Anthony Pettis Suing USADA Following Bizarre Pre-Fight Injury

UFC lightweight contender Anthony Pettis has outlined that he is suing USADA (United States Anti-Doping Agency) after suffering a cut to his hand just hours before his fight with Nate Diaz at UFC 241. Pettis, who will return to the octagon this weekend to fight Carlos Ferreira, was almost forced to withdraw from the bout after he bizarrely injured his …

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Jorge Masvidal Has Issued An Ultimatum To Conor McGregor

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Jorge Masvidal has issued an ultimatum to Conor McGregor about a fight between the pair. McGregor spoke about the UFC star in a recent interview when discussing potential opponents for the next phase of his career. The Irish fighter told the Mac Life, “I’m not going to 170 just for Jorge, he hasn’t really got anything.” Yet, in December, UFC President …

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Cowboy Cerrone Concedes He Will Not ‘Talk Badly’ About Conor McGregor

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone isn’t prepared to get into a war of words with upcoming UFC 246 opponent Conor McGregor in the build-up to their highly anticipated welterweight bout. Cerrone will welcome the former two-weight world champion back to the octagon on January 18th in a fight that the veteran ‘Cowboy’ has wanted for many years. McGregor has been known throughout …

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