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Welterweight Rory MacDonald quits UFC and heads to Bellator

Welterweight moving to Bellator after UFC fails to match offer, and leaves with a record of 9-4 inside the octagon Rory MacDonald, one of the top welterweight fighters in the world, is quitting UFC and heading to rival promoter Bellator. MacDonalds management team was informed Tuesday night by the UFC that they were not able to match the terms of …

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UFC sold for $4bn with Dana White to stay on as president

The UFC has been sold for approximately $4bn to a group led by Hollywood talent agency WME-IMG The UFC has been sold for approximately $4bn to a group led by Hollywood talent agency WME-IMG. The UFC president Dana White confirmed the sale of the mixed martial arts company to The Associated Press on Sunday night. WME co-CEO Ari Emanuel also …

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‘Die like a Samurai’: Nurmagomedov issues challenge to Conor McGregor

No1 lightweight challenger ramps up rhetoric in bid for title shot against UFC superstar Conor McGregor is brilliant at promotion, better able to crawl under the skin or in the head of almost any fighter around. But ever since he won the UFCs lightweight title two weeks ago at UFC 205, refusing to relinquish his featherweight belt as well, hes …

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Robert Whittaker vanquishes Yoel Romero to claim UFC interim middleweight entitle

Australian Whittaker realise up for slow start and hyperextended knee to triumph final three contests against Romero Australias Robert Whittaker won the UFC interim middleweight title on Saturday night in Las Vegas, surging in the late rounds to deserve a unanimous decision over Yoel Romero at UFC 213. Whittaker( 20 -4) recovered from a hyperextended knee in the first round …

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UFC 202: Conor McGregor’s risks are greater than his chances against Diaz

The Irishman is driven by the need for revenge but hes fighting against a man who handled him before, and little appears to have changed Nate Diaz may be the worst thing that ever happened to Conor McGregor. Since the UFC matched the pair earlier this year, Diaz has held the advantage over the fast-talking and fast-punching Dubliner in virtually …

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Alex Corbisiero takes front row sit as NBC presents English Premiership rugby

The England and Lions prop rotated studio analyst is confident US gatherings will adoration the fraternity competition and could point his own time off in Americas new pro league The England and Lions prop Alex Corbisiero will this weekend start life as an American TV plays analyst, as NBC broadcasts the first live activities of its first season of Aviva …

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Tyson Fury is facing his toughest opposing and involves our compassion

Wladimir Klitschko has accused Tyson Fury of dragging boxing through the dirt but Furys mental health signifies more than a heavyweight name fight Fighters fight, or so the old-time adage moves. World heavyweight boxing champ Tyson Fury struggle for their own lives against “the worlds largest” daunting opponent he was able to appearance, the snarling pitch-black bird-dog of feeling. The …

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Randy Couture backs fighters’ rights before congressional subcommittee

Les Carpenter: Couture, a UFC champion turned outspoken critic, spoke out on Thursday for more federal regulation of the sport that made him a star This was something the UFC could not want. But there before a congressional subcommittee on Thursday sat Randy Couture, one of their once-great champions and now one of their biggest critics, telling Americas lawmakers that …

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No1 lightweight challenger ramps up rhetoric in bid for title shot against UFC superstar Conor McGregor is brilliant at promotion, better able to crawl under the skin or in the head of almost any fighter around. But ever since he won the UFCs lightweight title two weeks ago at UFC 205, refusing to relinquish his featherweight belt as well, hes …

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Two-times Olympic gold medalist defeats Franchon Crews by four-round unanimous decision in professional debut Claressa Shields attributed her decision to turn professional to a desire to build a legacy. So far, so good. The two-times Olympic gold medalist cruised to one-sided points win over Franchon Crews in a highly entertaining four-round super middleweight bout on the undercard of Saturdays light …

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