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‘Las Vegas is Ireland now’: Conor McGregor followers occupy the Strip

The Las Vegas Strip has become a blur of emerald t-shirts, beer and songs ahead of the fight, as Irish love hope for an historical upset against Floyd Mayweather If Conor McGregor comes up short against Floyd Mayweather in their junior middleweight contend on Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena, it won’t be for lack of support. Thousands of Irish …

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Stops, boasts and hype: there is much of Trump in Conor McGregor

As the UFC prepares to prepares its acces in New York, it is becoming increasingly clear that the Irishman is driving the UFCs money machine Conor McGregor sat on a stagecoach below Madison Square Garden on Tuesday evening, clutching a designation loop that ceases to be be his and vowing to seizure another soldiers from the counter before him. And …

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Jon Jones’ UFC suspension extended after officials reveal results of drug test

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

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Amir Khan confirmed to fight Canelo Álvarez in Las Vegas showdown

Amir Khan has confirmed he will fight the Mexican Saul Canelo Álvarez on 7 May in Las Vegas for the WBC light-middleweight title Amir Khan has confirmed he will fight the Mexican Saúl Canelo Álvarez for the WBC middleweight title on 7 May in Las Vegas. The 29-year-old from Bolton will move up to a catchweight of 155lbs to fight …

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UFC 217: Georges St-Pierre chokes out Michael Bisping to win entitle in comeback

The Canadian star rendered from a four-year layoff to suffocate out Michael Bisping and win the UFC middleweight championship at Madison Square Garden Georges St-Pierre rendered from a four-year layoff and peered through the river of blood that flowed down his appearance to choke out Michael Bisping and win the middleweight championship at UFC 217 on Saturday night. ” I …

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Mayweather and McGregor stick to script as media tour kicks off in LA

Los Angeles was a pitch-perfect launchpad for the Mayweather-McGregor press tour, a campaign built on spectacle and suspension of disbelief Everything went according to script. Conor McGregor trashed, taunted and belittled Floyd Mayweather and hinted he may use his mixed martial arts skills to knock him out. Mayweather clapped back while simultaneously inflating the notion their fight would be a …

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Brock Lesnar flagged for potential anti-doping irreverence after UFC 200 win

Former UFC heavyweight endorse has been notified by the US Anti-Doping Agency of a failed out-of-competition stimulant measure on 28 June Brock Lesnar has been flagged for a potential anti-doping violation in the wake of his unanimous-decision win over Mark Hunt at UFC 200. The UFC issued a statement on Friday afternoon saying Lesnar and the advertising had been notified …

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