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Who will win Mayweather v McGregor? Our writers’ and fighters’ projections

Former WBO middleweight endorse Peter Quillin and UFC flyweight Zach Makovsky assemble our panel of Guardian writers in a lookahead to Saturdays bout Fight prognosi … Mayweather on qualities. LC Mayweather by TKO in the ninth round. JG Mayweather on parts. BAG Mayweather by TKO in the eighth round. ZM It’s hard to predict a round, but it will be …

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Interruptions, boasts and promotion: there is much of Trump in Conor McGregor

As the UFC prepares to forms its entering in New York, it is becoming increasingly clear that the Irishman is driving the UFCs money machine Conor McGregor sat on a stage below Madison Square Garden on Tuesday evening, clutching a entitle region that should no longer be his and vowing to seize another soldiers from the counter before him. And …

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My workout: ‘Mixed martial arts is a lot like chess’

Richard Newman, 50, on what it takes to be a mixed martial arts fighter I have been a policeman for 25 years and a detective for 15. A few years ago, a friend of mine who practised mixed martial arts (MMA) asked if I wanted to do a couple of rounds with him, to help him prepare for an upcoming …

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Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather fight set to break viewing records

Promoters claim fight will be available to view in 1bn homes either on TV or online Conor McGregor’s improbable challenge of Floyd Mayweather Jr could be seen by a staggering 50 million people in the United States as fans and the curious gather in small and large parties. The fight on Saturday night threatens the pay-per-view revenue record set by …

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Disgraced NFL defensive end Greg Hardy to pursue MMA career

Former Pro Bowl defensive end will pursue a career in mixed martial arts according to a report Former NFL player Greg Hardy, whose off-field behavior drove him from professional football, is attempting to become a mixed martial arts fighter. MMAfighting.com reports that Hardy has been training for several months in a Dallas-area gym and hopes to make his debut soon. …

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Jon Jones reportedly stripped of title after failing UFC 214 drugs test

The No1 pound-for-pound fighter in mixed martial arts failed a drug test following his comeback victory over Daniel Cormier last month at UFC 214 Jon Jones failed a drug test following his comeback victory over Daniel Cormier last month at UFC 214. The 30-year-old, widely regarded as the No1 pound-for-pound fighter in mixed martial arts, tested positive for the steroid …

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Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight agreed for 26 August

The long-touted boxing match between UFCs biggest star and the former boxing world champion is set for August The long-touted fight between UFC star Conor McGregor and the former five-division boxing champion Floyd Mayweather is set for 26 August at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The two fighters confirmed the news with posts to social media. On Instagram, Mayweather said: …

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Jon Jones’ UFC suspension widened after officials expose results of medicine exam

Jones, 28, are positive for clomiphene and letrozole, and will remain expelled until formal hearing afterward in the year Jon Joness suspension from the octagon has been extended after officers exposed on Monday that the UFC wizard tested positive for two censored estrogen blockers, clomiphene and letrozole. The Nevada State Athletic Commission confirmed that Jones had clomiphene and letrozole in …

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