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Why the UFC’s ‘sportswashing’ of Chechnya’s dictator is a problem

The presence of Ramzan Kadyrov in the front sequence of a UFC show spotlights a troubling link between the Chechen strongman and the MMA promotion On Saturday 15 September, Ramzan Kadyrov went into Moscow’s Olimpiyskiy Stadium to watch the evening’s fights. Garmented in beige jeans and a lily-white t-shirt with a pairing coat, the notorious Chechen strongman was surrounded by …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor suspended for UFC 229 clash

The Nevada Athletic Commission has suspended Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov for at least 10 eras after their fight at UFC 229 The Nevada Athletic Commission has suspended Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov for at the least 10 daytimes after their fight at UFC 229 ended with riot spreading into the crowd. The suspensions are effective from 15 October but …

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Conor McGregor has turned into what he formerly deplored: a bully and a skunk

The Irishmans tiresome deed is doing more to destroy the UFCs hard-won credibility than any stomach-turning skirmish or failed doping test Watching Conor McGregor hastening through the loading dock at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Thursday, shedding dollies at a bus like some crazy-eyed bully, I could have been think of John McCain. It was the US senator who years ago …

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UFC neglects Conor McGregor’s tribulations as it targets Nurmagomedov payday

The Irishman is UFCs biggest earner but his most recent practice has been erratic and provoking. But in Dana Whites world, coin is king On a chilly Thursday afternoon in April, Conor McGregor stormed into the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, and proceeded to wreak havoc. The Irishman snuck into the building with the intention of tackling Khabib Nurmagomedov, …

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UFC 217: Georges St-Pierre strangles out Michael Bisping to triumph deed in comeback

The Canadian star returned from a four-year layoff to choke out Michael Bisping and acquire the UFC middleweight championship at Madison Square Garden Georges St-Pierre returned from a four-year layoff and peered through the river of blood that flowed down his face to suffocate out Michael Bisping and win the middleweight championship at UFC 217 on Saturday night. ” I …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov taps out Conor McGregor then sparks melee in bunch

The unbeaten Russian protected his UFC lightweight name against Conor McGregor, then climbed into the crowd to fracas with the Irishmans team Khabib Nurmagomedov eventually referred the cervix crank, and almost immediately Conor McGregor’s right hand impressed his left shoulder in succession, a signal of submission, and the proverbial flag of truce in a battle of attrition. It was the …

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How Sharice Davids transactions in MMA for a shot at political biography

The professional boxer and lawyer is aiming to become the first Native American woman elected to Congress. Her expedition has been different to say the least On 1 November 2013, Sharice Davids stepped into the cage for her first professional mixed martial art crusade. Garmented in gray-haired leggings with a pink strip around the waist and a pitch-black plays bra, …

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