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Conor McGregor to campaigned Nate Diaz after Rafael dos Anjos ceases out

Conor McGregor will crusade Nate Diaz at UFC 196 on 5 March after the present lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos sagged out with a paw injury Conor McGregor will fight Nate Diaz at UFC 196 on 5 March after the current lightweight endorse Rafael dos Anjos dropped out of their bout with a hoof injury. The UFC chairman, Dana White, …

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Conor McGregor confirms he’s not withdrawn in word smash UFC

UFC featherweight champ feet back apparent retirement notice in Facebook screed rending organization UFC fans can tighten: Conor McGregor is not retired. But the 27 -year-old Irishman is fed up with the promotional grind of the UFC treadmill, he explained in a long, irritated and emotional post on Facebook on Thursday. McGregor said he precisely wants to fight. I am …

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How the Ali Act could upset the power balance between UFC and its stars

A mixed martial artist turned politician is hoping to push through legislation that could help fighters reap the deserved rewards of a tough profession There is an undercurrent in the frayed relationship between Conor McGregor and the UFC that highlights the reality of the mixed martial arts business. Currently, fighters are hired as independent contractors yet appear to be treated …

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Brock Lesnar failed second doping test on night of UFC 200, promotion says

UFC says Brock Lesnar failed second doping test in a sample taken on the night of victory over Mark Hunt The UFC says heavyweight Brock Lesnar failed a second doping test in a sample taken on the night of his victory over Mark Hunt at UFC 200. The US Anti-Doping Agency notified Lesnar last week about his first potential violation …

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Conor McGregor is taking a break – and yet we can’t stop talking about him

UFC 206 takes place in Toronto on Saturday, but Max Holloway and Anthony Pettis have received little attention. As usual, its all about a notorious Irishman If his promoter is to be believed, Conor McGregor wont fight again until the dog days of summer 2017. Yet that news hasnt, and seemingly wont, stop the man from making headlines. As the …

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FBI analyse Islamic State threat to UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy

UFC middleweight and former Green Beret reportedly target of credible threats by Islamic State followers The FBI is investigating recent credible threats made by Islamic State followers against UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy, the Army Times reported on Wednesday. Kennedy, a decorated Green Beret in the US Armys 7th Special Forces Group, with multiple combat deployments in Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan, …

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Conor McGregor contributes up UFC featherweight deed but keeps lightweight loop

Conor McGregor has vacated his featherweight title, ending his time as a two-division champion, UFC has confirmed Conor McGregor has vacated his featherweight title, ending his time as a two-division champion, UFC has confirmed. The Irishman won the title when he knocked out Jose Aldo at UFC 194 in December 2015 but has never defended the belt. The move means …

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Conor McGregor: my focus is on Floyd Mayweather over UFC title defence

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather have reiterated they would be willing to fight each other in a bout that would draw in millions of dollars for the pair Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather have reiterated they would be willing to fight each other in a bout that would draw in millions of dollars for the pair. I believe the fight …

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