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

Tyron Woodley took the name from UFC welterweight champ 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 last 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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Conor McGregor, UFC’s brightest whiz, back in familiar orbit with Khabib afoot

The UFCs shortage of wizard entertainments will be forgotten for one darknes at least as Conor McGregor makes his long-awaited octagon return Dana White wasn’t certain this day would ever come. At days he was pretty confident it wouldn’t . After all, Conor McGregor only struck it rich. Sure, he was already what any common person would see affluent from …

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UFC discounts Conor McGregor’s difficulties as it targets Nurmagomedov payday

The Irishman is UFCs biggest earner but his recent action has been erratic and provocative. But in Dana Whites world, coin is king On a chilly Thursday afternoon in April, Conor McGregor stormed into the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, and proceeded to wreak havoc. The Irishman sidled into the building with the intent of tackling Khabib Nurmagomedov, who …

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Eddie Hearn takes first tentative steps to curbing America | Sean Ingle

Eddie Hearn, backed by a brand-new streaming service and$ 1bn, is taking his first steps to suppressing America On a breezy Saturday evening in Chicago, Eddie Hearn parked his tanks firmly on American boxing’s lawn and proclaimed:” The struggle is on .” Thus the first shots were fired in the sport’s latest- and most interesting- turf war. Six months ago, …

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Vladimir Putin sympathises with Nurmagomedov over McGregor brawl

Vladimir Putin has praised Khabib Nurmagomedov on his succes at UFC 229, and sympathised with the fighter over his actions at the end of the bout Vladimir Putin has commended Khabib Nurmagomedov on his win over Conor McGregor at UFC 229, and sympathised with the fighter over his actions at the end of the bout. The Nevada Athletic Commission( NAC) …

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