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Watch: Alexander Gustafsson Wants Jon Jones In The Boxing Ring If That’s What It Comes To

Alexander Gustafsson appeared on the Joe Rogan Experience Podcast recently and explained the lengths he would go to secure a rematch with Jon Jones. Few wars in recent times have entered the category reserved for the truly legendary fights within the UFC but it’s not exactly a stretch to say that 2013’s light-heavyweight title clash between Jon Jones and Alexander …

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Kevin Lee On Conor McGregor’s Actions At The UFC 223 Media Day

UFC Atlantic City’s headliner gives his take on Conor McGregor’s actions on the now-infamous UFC 223 media day earlier this month. UFC lightweight Kevin Lee didn’t exactly do himself any favours after he missed weight for his headlining matchup against Edson Barboza this weekend, losing out on 20% of his purse to the Brazilian. One pound was the deficit and …

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Watch: Dele Alli Puts Spurs Ahead In FA Cup Semis, Alexis Sanchez Equalises Shortly After

Dele Alli and Alexis Sanchez made it one apiece in today’s FA Cup semi-final matchup between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United. End-to-end stuff in FA Cup semi-finals today, folks. Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur meet today in an attempt to secure their spot in the final and if the early goings on are any indicator, it’ll be a hard-fought battle …

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Khabib Claims He Is In Talks With McGregor, Will Fight Him If It Happens This Year

Khabib Nurmagomedov has claimed that his team are in talks with Conor McGregor in the hopes of setting up his first title defense. The UFC’s lightweight division is under new management since the destructive force that is Khabib Nurmagomedov crowned himself as the divisional champ with a thoroughly dominant win over his short-notice replacement Al Iaquinta in the UFC 223 …

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July’s UFC 226 Is Already Looking Absolutely Incredible

Despite having only seven fights to speak of so far, July’s UFC 226 could well be the finest fight card of the year on paper already and if the rumours are to be believed, yet another championship showdown will join the night’s billing. On the two occasions in recent memory that we were treated to a UFC event that included …

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Kevin Lee Misses Weight For UFC Atlantic City Headlining Bout

Kevin Lee has missed weight for his UFC Atlantic City headlining matchup against Edson Barboza tomorrow night. After the drama that came with UFC 223’s insane fight-week, we could have done with a smooth buildup to this weekend’s crucial lightweight clash between Edson Barboza and Kevin Lee, but it has emerged in the last few minutes that this was not …

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Watch: Paulie Malignaggi Rants About The Truth Behind Canelo Alvarez’s Lenient Suspension

Paulie Malignaggi was one of the many people who was angered by the leniency of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez’s recent suspension for doping. Boxing analyst and former world champion Paulie Malignaggi may have earned himself a bad reputation within both MMA and Irish circles following his supporting role in August’s matchup between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather but when it comes …

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