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Khabib On Retirement: “I Don’t Have A Lot Of Fights Ahead”

Khabib Nurmagomedov took a moment during a recent conference call to give his thoughts on his eventual retirement from the sport.  At 27-0, Nurmagomedov holds one of the most impressive records in the sport and in the time since his fourth-round submission victory over Conor McGregor – his status as one of the UFC’s biggest global superstars has been solidified. …

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Chael Sonnen Would Be ‘Stunned’ If Weili Zhang Doesn’t Beat Jessica Andrade

Chael Sonnen is backing women’s strawweight contender Weili Zhang to defeat divisional champion Jessica Andrade in her home-country of China this weekend. And to be honest, had these comments come directly after the Brazilian’s incredible one-punch KO of Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC 228, they would have likely bordered on sensationalism. But given the fact that the former 115lbs queen Rose …

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Bellator Dublin’s Full Confirmed Fight-Card So Far

Bellator Dublin will take place on September 27 and will feature a host of Ireland’s finest mixed martial artists from top to bottom.  Of course, James Gallagher will draw in the bulk of the global attention with his showdown against his fellow prospect Cal Ellenor in the night’s main-event, but littered throughout the card you will find several top Irish …

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Five Fighters Who Could Welcome Rumble Johnson To Heavyweight

Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson shocked the MMA world earlier today when he announced that he will be making a return to the UFC as a heavyweight next year. It’s a move that had been rumoured for quite some time given the frankly gargantuan frame that the former light-heavyweight title-challenger had been boasting of late and yet, when the news was confirmed …

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Anthony Johnson Confirms 2020 UFC Heavyweight Return

Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson has confirmed that he intends to return to the UFC next year as a fighter in the heavyweight division. The man many consider to be the pound-for-pound hardest hitter in the history of the sport has announced that he will finally make his comeback after a period of uncertainty over his future in the last two or …

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Michael Bisping Thinks McGregor Would Be ‘B-Side’ In Diaz Trilogy

Michael Bisping has stressed his belief that Conor McGregor would now be on the B-side to Nate Diaz after the Stockton-native’s recent resurgence in popularity. Speaking during a recent edition of his Believe You Me podcast, the former middleweight champion explained his take on the current standing of both fighters within the eyes of the public. Citing a matchup between Nate and …

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Henry Cejudo Shares Bizarre Call-Out Of Dominick Cruz

Henry Cejudo has once again reaffirmed his status as ‘The King Of Cringe’ with a pretty bonkers call-out of the former bantamweight king Dominick Cruz. Positioning himself at the foot of his bed with a trio of UFC belts in front of him – decorated with the names of three of his current rivals, the UFC champ-turned-storyteller dives deep into …

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UFC 242’s Confirmed Fight-Card In Its Entirety

UFC 242 fight-week is upon us and with that in mind, here’s the Abu Dhabi event’s entire confirmed fight card in full.  Of course, the bulk of the attention will be fixated on the scintillating lightweight title clash taking place in the night’s main-event but with several guaranteed barn-burners to be found from top-to-bottom, UFC 242 is looking set to …

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Two Years On: Mayweather Vs. McGregor In Hindsight

Exactly two years have passed since the worlds of both boxing and mixed martial arts collided for an event that was unlike anything that we’ll ever see again in our lifetimes.  “That Mayweather/McGregor fight next Saturday, it’s an absolute disgrace, makes no sense. F**k the two of them they’re just conning us for the money.” “So you won’t watch it …

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Any Weight Will Do As Edgar Responds To Conor McGregor Call-Out

UFC veteran and former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has responded to Conor McGregor’s comments about a potential fight between the pair outlining that he will do it at “any weight class.” McGregor and Edgar have both occupied the featherweight division in their prime but despite The Notorious One’s rise to the 145lb throne he never crossed paths with the former …

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Watch: Conor McGregor’s Memorable ESPN Interview In Full

Conor McGregor’s unedited interview with ESPN’s Ariel Helwani has been made available to watch in full, courtesy of BTSport. It was a pretty in-depth interview that saw the famed-reporter asking Conor about everything from his recent controversies to his thoughts on the current landscape of the fight-game – including sections relating to the return of Nate, his thoughts on his …

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Dana White Shoots Down José Aldo’s Bantamweight Aspirations

The UFC president has shot down the potential for José Aldo making a switch to the bantamweight division upon losing out to Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 237. After Aldo and the sitting bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo had a public back-and-forth that resulted in the Brazilian accepting The Messenger’s challenge, there has been some minor buzz surrounding the potential for a …

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