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‘Las Vegas is Ireland now’: Conor McGregor love invade the Strip

The Las Vegas Strip has become a blur of emerald t-shirts, beer and songs ahead of the fight, as Irish devotees 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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Has McGregor-Mayweather become an arms race that will recur UFC? | Josh Gross

Inspired by the Irish superstars upcoming super-fight, Jon Jones says he wants to fight 40 -year-old Brock Lesnar. But the pursue for coin could pain MMA Jon Jones sat and awaited from afar for the past two and a half years while UFCs big-money age started without him. Thats why, mere instants after his perfect finish of Daniel Cormier on …

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On the other hand: is switch-hitting in play a dying artistry?

Athletic brilliance is hard enough with your strongest hand – so does an number of boasting insolence pay off on the field of play-act? According to a popular adage, smacking a baseball well is the most difficult art in plays. There is something close to magical about a ballplayer connecting with a round dance, employing a round bat, despite simply …

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

UFC interim light-headed heavyweight champ has been notified of a potential doping misdemeanour regulating him out of contest with Daniel Cormier UFC interim light-footed heavyweight champion Jon Jones was notified of a potential doping breach Wednesday night, ruling 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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Dear Meryl Streep: onrush Trump all you require, but don’t whack MMA’s diversification | Tom Fretwell

Mixed martial art isnt everyones cup of tea, but Streeps jibe at the Golden Globes was misguided. MMA is plenty diverse: its full of foreigners and outsiders In her sincere communication at the Golden Globes on Sunday night, Meryl Streep determined time to mention mixed martial arts, also known as MMA. Streep took aim at Donald Trump and protected the …

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Conor McGregor’s biggest weapon? His lack of boxing experience

The allure of Saturdays much-hyped fighting in Las Vegas is that no one knows what will happen in the ring not least the overwhelming favorite, Floyd Mayweather Few question Conor McGregor’s ability as a fighter. But can he box? After all, though McGregor has trained as a boxer, mixed martial art pushing is exceedingly different from the comparatively controlled rules …

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Jon Jones’ UFC suspension provided after officials uncover results of narcotic exam

Jones, 28, tested positive for clomiphene and letrozole, and will remain suspended until formal hearing eventually in the year Jon Joness suspension from the octagon has been extended after officers disclosed on Monday that the UFC sun tested 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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Brock Lesnar pennant for potential anti-doping misdemeanour after UFC 200 prevail

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

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UFC 201: Brutal Tyron Woodley intention Robbie Lawler’s welterweight reign

Tyron Woodley took the name from UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler on Saturday night, stopping him with 2:12 left in the first round It very well could have happened another time over the past year and a half. A loss. An inch here, a missed breath there and Robbie Lawler might not have owned the UFC welterweight belt as he …

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