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The Day Conor McGregor Walked Away From Mixed Martial Arts

For all of the wealth, admiration and success Conor McGregor has accumulated over the years, one moment of uncertainty and doubt became the key ingredient to his inimitable drive and self-belief. The consistent rise of the former UFC lightweight champion and his power over the world of combat sports has hit something of a speed-bump in recent times, a process that …

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Niko Price Destroys Tim Means With Thunderous Comeback KO

Niko Price once again proved himself to be amongst the most electric competitors in the UFC by flattening the veteran Tim Means on the UFC Wichita main-card. Eight fights into Price’s UFC career and the judges have yet to be required. It’s hard to know exactly how far Niko’s fighting style can take him but to be honest, when he’s …

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Jon Jones’ Coach Breaks Down Four Of His Potential Opponents

Brandon Gibson, coach to UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones, gave his take on some of his fighter’s potential opponents in the near future. Speaking to Luke Thomas of MMAFighting during a recent appearance on The MMA Hour, Gibson broke down four of the names who could well be listed beside Jones in the near future – as the 205lb champ looks to …

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Derrick Lewis Vs. Junior Dos Santos: Our Official Prediction

Hard-hitting heavyweights collide as the legendary Junior dos Santos looks to continue his winning-streak by defeating The Black Beast himself, Derrick Lewis. Heavyweight is always a hard place to feel confident when you’re making these pre-fight picks and when there’s as much power on the table as there is in this one, anything can happen. The UFC Wichita main-event will …

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Artem Lobov Vs. Paulie Malignaggi: Here’s Why It’s So Perfect

Trust me, the heavily-rumoured bare-knuckle boxing matchup between champion boxer Paulie Malignaggi and former UFC star Artem Lobov would be a genius move on the part of the growing promotion, BKFC. Paulie’s now-infamous sparring session with Conor McGregor made him a near-unavoidable presence within the MMA headlines for quite a while. His persistence in defending himself after the Irishman’s camp …

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An Inevitable Decline?: Some Concerns About Tony Ferguson

One of the most unmissable competitors in the history of the sport of MMA, Tony Ferguson, has to be considered one of the greatest fighters to never fight for undisputed UFC gold.  Mexican folklore contains within it the story of El Cucuy, a boogeyman-esque creature who steals away unruly youngsters who disobey those in a position of power. In reality, the tale is, of course, …

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Askren’s UFC Debut Ends In Controversy, Dana Set On Rematch

Ben Askren’s long-awaited UFC debut against ‘Ruthless’ Robbie Lawler was one that ended under rather controversial circumstances. UFC 235 was a night that will live long in the memory – both due to the victories that came from those featured as well as the numerous instances of controversy that were littered from top-to-bottom. Going into the card, the UFC debut …

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UFC 235 Preview: Jeremy Stephens Vs. Zabit Magomedsharipov

One of the finest prospects in MMA today, Zabit Magomedsharipov, will look to break into the 145lb title-picture by taking out the veteran Jeremy Stephens just prior to the UFC 235 main-card. And believe me, I call him a ‘prospect’ because of the fact that circumstances have prevented him from taking that next step up until now. But make no …

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