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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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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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Conor McGregor claims he has agreed a slew to combat Floyd Mayweather

Mixed martial arts endorse Conor McGregor claims he has agreed a deal to push Floyd Mayweather in the boxing ring Mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor claims he has agreed a deal to oppose Floyd Mayweather in the boxing ring. McGregor, who currently harbours the UFC lightweight designation, has concluded his area of the negotiation process and hopes Mayweather will …

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Jon Jones out of UFC 200 main event due to potential doping misdemeanor

UFC interim light-footed heavyweight champion has been notified of a potential doping contravention ruling him out of bout with Daniel Cormier UFC interim light-footed heavyweight champion Jon Jones was notified of a potential doping contravention Wednesday night, governing him out of his bout with Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 200. A grim-faced UFC president Dana White announced …

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Welterweight Rory MacDonald quits UFC and premiers to Bellator

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

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UFC to cut 15% of the staff members three months of$ 4bn marketing

Cuts to places happen barely three months after$ 4bn auction to WME-IMG while officials say there is no immediate plans to reduce UFC event schedule Three months after changing sides for$ 4bn, UFC is representing faculty redundant. A UFC official said the layoffs represented under 15% of the workforce. A generator confirmed that staff had already been laid off, and …

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Jon Jones’ UFC suspension extended after officials divulge results of pharmaceutical test

Jones, 28, tested positive for clomiphene and letrozole, and will remain frozen until formal hearing later in the year Jon Joness suspension from the octagon has been extended after officials divulged on Monday that the UFC wizard are positive for two banned estrogen blockers, clomiphene and letrozole. The Nevada State Athletic Commission had reaffirmed that Jones had clomiphene and letrozole …

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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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