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Floyd Mayweather ‘must move on’ after failing to make Conor McGregor fight

Five-division boxing champion says he tried and failed to make landmark superfight with popular UFC champion It would come as no surprise if Floyd Mayweather Jr, the five-division world champion who announced he was quitting boxing after a unanimous-decision win over Andre Berto last year, came out of retirement for another eight-figure payday. The undefeated Mayweather walked away last September …

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Has McGregor-Mayweather become an arms race that will recur UFC? | Josh Gross

Inspired by the Irish virtuosoes upcoming super-fight, Jon Jones says he wants to fight 40 -year-old Brock Lesnar. But the chase for fund could hurt MMA Jon Jones sat and waited from afar for the past two and a half years while UFCs big-money age started without him. Thats why, mere minutes after his perfect finish of Daniel Cormier on …

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Conor McGregor beats Diaz in UFC 202 epic and calls for rematch

Conor McGregor avenged his only loss in the UFC with a majority decision victory over Nate Diaz in Las Vegas As combinations go, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz are combustible. The fighters collective efforts proved that point once more on Saturday night, as McGregor exacted a measure of revenge at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas by taking a majority …

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Conor McGregor: Has UFC’s biggest name adjourned at the age of 27?

( CNN) He’s the outspoken mixed martial artist and the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s biggest male hotshot, who moved Twitter into overdrive after he announced he was hanging up his gauntlets at the tender age of 27. “I have decided to retire young. Thanks for the cheese. Catch ya’s subsequently, ” spoke Conor McGregor’s tweet on Tuesday. JUST WATCHED UFC champ …

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Mayweather-McGregor will display one aspect of excellence: self-promotion

Theres really only one true contest in the fighters grab for a dump truck filled with cash: a two-month clash of mouths Few in sports are taking the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight seriously. Why should they? As boxer Lennox Lewis¬†told ESPN this week: Mayweather is the best in his weight class, no one can touch him in boxing. Hes a …

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Amanda Nunes’ title-winning beatdown of Miesha Tate salvages UFC 200

Josh Gross: The Brazilians first-round submission at UFC 200 was the highlight of a card that showcased the best and worst of mixed martial arts UFC 200 was sold, rightly so, as the biggest event in the history of mixed martial arts ubiquitous promotion. Yet through four fights on the pay-per-view portion of the card, action had been slim and …

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Floyd Mayweather to use Conor McGregor fight to pay off 2015 tax bill

Floyd Mayweathers motivation to climb back in the ring and fight UFC champion Conor McGregor may have been revealed Floyd Mayweathers motivation to climb back in the ring and fight UFC champion Conor McGregor may have been revealed. The undefeated former world champion says he cant pay off his tax liability from 2015 until he fights the Irishman in August. …

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Connor McGregor to fight Eddie Alvarez in UFC 205 headline bout

Featherweight champion Conor McGregor will get the chance to become the first fighter to harbour two UFC belts at the same epoch when he takes on Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight title Irelands featherweight champion Conor McGregor will get the chance to become the first soldier to affirm two UFC regions at the same age when he takes on Eddie …

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Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor compete in homophobic-racist insult contest before fight

Champion boxer Floyd Mayweather and MMA star Conor McGregor are on a promotional tour of their upcoming fight which has turned into one big insult fest. McGregor started things off by calling Mayweather “boy” at one of the stops: Here is 28-year-old Conor McGregor telling 40-year-old Floyd Mayweather "Dance for me, boy." pic.twitter.com/ocIVgk4oOE — Keith Boykin (@keithboykin) July 12, 2017 …

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