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Ultimate Fighting Championship: the fight of our lives?

Mixed martial arts is the fastest-growing sport on Earth. Beloved by Vladimir Putin and its so-called godfather, Donald Trump, what does this bloody spectacle say about the world we live in? We took a seat cage-side For an event that presents itself as the most exciting combat sport in the world the Ultimate Fighting Championship involves many long minutes in …

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UFC to cut 15% of staff three months after$ 4bn sale

Cuts to enterprises come just three months after$ 4bn auction to WME-IMG while bureaucrats say there is no immediate plans to reduce UFC event schedule Three months after changing hands for$ 4bn, UFC is manufacturing staff redundant. A UFC official said the layoffs represented under 15% of the labour force. A root confirmed that staff had already been laid off, …

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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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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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