Tag Archives: US sports

Conor McGregor paid heavily for his hubris against Nate Diaz

The Irishman made a grave mistake opposing above his natural heavines separation at UFC 196. But he became far more likeable in defeat Conor McGregor tapped the mat and everything changed. Run was the 20 -story banner on the MGM Grand he missed, the$ 1bn in revenues he was going to deliver the UFC and the fictitious battle of the …

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Tyson Fury is having a laugh- a sad and lonely one | Kevin Mitchell

Tyson Fury is undefeated but confused, duelling as he is with much stronger antagonists which gnaw at his feeling every day To speculate Tyson Furys assertion this week that he has retired from boxing simply for him to disavow within 3 hour is to enter the fighters vexed nature of mocking disregard for public opinion. In this constantly changing landscape, …

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UFC 203: Stipe Miocic hopes to keep Cleveland’s good times rolling

The 34-year-old fights Hollands Alistair Overeem at Quicken Loans Arena on Saturday, while Phil Brooks, aka CM Punk, makes his long-awaited UFC debut UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic defends his belt for the first time on Saturday. The five-round contest against Dutchman Alistair Overeem in Miocics backyard of Cleveland, Ohio, sets up as a coronation for an athlete from a …

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Olympic boxing will be bloodier the summer months. But will it be safer?

Male boxers in Rio will fight without headgear. And while that could shorten concussion the increase in slice may cause problems The bulky headgear associated with amateur boxing is gone at least for “the mens”, who have been fighting with bare leaders since 2013 putting an end to the 31 -year era of padding. Check with international federation AIBA, and …

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A brief guide to … English football over the Christmas holiday

In Britain, the football industry never stops even over the festive period. Scott Murray looks back on more than 150 years of sporting tradition With the Guardians unstoppable rise to global dominance** we at Guardian US thought wed run a series of articles for fans wishing to improve their knowledge of the sports history and storylines, hopefully in a way …

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Conor McGregor nearly comes to blows with Nate Diaz at UFC 196 media event

UFC featherweight champion separated from challenger at Thursday presser ahead of Saturdays welterweight fight Conor McGregor took a swing at his UFC 196 opponent Nate Diaz on Thursday afternoon following a press conference to promote an event that has taken a nasty turn in recent days. The two fighters were facing each other in the traditional squaring-off photo opportunity on …

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UFC 196: Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz trade insults in indignant pre-fight sequence

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz engaged in a expletive-packed crusade of words on Wednesday that included allegations of steroid expend before their non-title engage at UFC 196 The Irishman Conor McGregor and American Nate Diaz engaged in an expletive-packed crusade of words on Wednesday that included allegations of steroid expend before their non-title engage at UFC 196. Diaz was called …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov: UFC’s first Muslim star on the verge of greatness

The 28-year-old Dagestani brawler boasts a 24-0 record but he faces the stiffest test of his MMA on Saturday with the interim lightweight title on the line Since its founding in 1993, a diverse mix of men and women have laid claim to belts as the best of the best in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Saturday night in the co-main …

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