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Inside Conor McGregor’s Dublin: the making and shaping of a fighting hotshot

As Conor McGregor prepares for his $100 m boxing entry against Floyd Mayweather, Donald McRae uncovers a complex genius with the help of those who know him best Patrick Hyland, a gentle and amusing former boxers who formerly announced himself The Punisher, waits for the boys and girls he now qualifies at the glistening Straight Blast Gym in Tallaght, Dublin …

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Amanda Nunes hospitalized a few hours before UFC 213 title defense

Bantamweight champion was scratched from her title defense against Valentina Shevchenko after being hospitalized Saturday a few hours before UFC 213 Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was scratched from her title defense against Valentina Shevchenko after being hospitalized Saturday a few hours before UFC 213. The UFC cited illness without elaborating in its statement. Yoel Romeros interim middleweight title bout against …

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Mayweather and McGregor feud at NSFW press event: ‘Dance for me, boy’

Mayweather and McGregor traded oral poking as they faced off for the first time ever ahead of their 26 August boxing match in Las Vegas Floyd Mayweather Jr and Conor McGregor assembled be faced on Tuesday for the first time, at least publicly, as they knocked off a four-city, three-country international press tour to drum up interest in their 12 …

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Robert Whittaker overpowers Yoel Romero to claim UFC interim middleweight claim

Australian Whittaker stimulates up for slow start and hyperextended knee to triumph final three contests against Romero Australias Robert Whittaker won the UFC interim middleweight deed on Saturday night in Las Vegas, surging in the late rounds to earn a unanimous decision over Yoel Romero at UFC 213. Whittaker( 20 -4) recovered from a hyperextended knee during the first round …

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‘Dirtbag’: Conor McGregor’s former sparring partner resumes assault

A week after walking out of Conor McGregors training camp, his former sparring partner has launched into another attack on the Irishman A week after walking out of Conor McGregors training camp, his former sparring partner has launched into another attack on the Irishman. Paulie Malignaggi was helping McGregor to prepare for his fighting against former boxing nature champion Floyd …

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