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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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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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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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Inside Conor McGregor’s Dublin: the making and shaping of a fighting hotshot

As Conor McGregor prepares for his $100 m boxing entry against Floyd Mayweather, Donald McRae uncovers a complex genius with the help of those who know him best Patrick Hyland, a gentle and amusing former boxers who formerly announced himself The Punisher, waits for the boys and girls he now qualifies at the glistening Straight Blast Gym in Tallaght, Dublin …

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Amanda Nunes hospitalized a few hours before UFC 213 title defense

Bantamweight champion was scratched from her title defense against Valentina Shevchenko after being hospitalized Saturday a few hours before UFC 213 Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was scratched from her title defense against Valentina Shevchenko after being hospitalized Saturday a few hours before UFC 213. The UFC cited illness without elaborating in its statement. Yoel Romeros interim middleweight title bout against …

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Robert Whittaker overpowers Yoel Romero to claim UFC interim middleweight claim

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

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