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Cillian Cunningham

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Dana White Provides Update On McGregor & Who He Believes The Dubliner Will Face Next

UFC president Dana White spoke to TMZ Sports recently, giving fans an update on the ongoing negotiations between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor and who exactly he feels the Irishman will fight next. All this Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor talk should really be fizzling out at this stage and yet, it only seems to be gathering in momentum. The widely discussed, …

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Watch: Tyron Woodley Brutally KO’s Josh Koscheck At UFC 167

Ahead of UFC 209 next weekend, the UFC have released the latest in their series of ‘Free Fight’ videos, with this one showcasing Tyron Woodley’s brutal KO of the former welterweight contender Josh Koscheck. Tyron Woodley is a character. He may not be one that the fans have warmed to all that much since he defeated Robbie Lawler at UFC …

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Dominick Cruz’s Views On Why Cody Garbrandt Defeated Him Make Some Serious Sense

Dominick Cruz recently appeared on the Joe Rogan Experience Podcast and at one point, gave his own personal view on why Cody Garbrandt got the better of him late last year. The UFC’s former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is known for his unique and methodical approach to the martial arts. As a fighter, his unorthodox footwork and head-movement have seen …

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Floyd Mayweather Talks Conor McGregor’s Left Hand Power In Boxing Gloves

Floyd Mayweather recently marked his 40th birthday by giving a surprisingly transparent interview concerning the heavily-speculated super fight between himself and Conor McGregor. Floyd Mayweather is a fighter first and a businessman second. With that being said, however, he is probably just as good at selling a fight as he is at winning them and in recent times, he has found …

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Tony Ferguson Describes Exactly How He Would ‘End’ Conor McGregor

UFC interim-lightweight title challenger Tony Ferguson spoke on ESPN recently about his fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov, the ever-present speculation about Floyd Mayweather versus Conor McGregor, as well as how he himself would defeat the Irishman if they met inside the octagon. Tony Ferguson is a man who would perhaps hold the UFC’s lightweight championship in another time, under different circumstances. …

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Fighter Of The Week: Johny Hendricks

In this edition of Pundit Arena’s Fighter Of The Week, we’ll be taking a closer look at a man whose name has fallen in stature somewhat in recent times, last weekend’s UFC Halifax co-main-event victor, Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks. Defeat can come in many forms in the world of mixed martial arts. On the mat, a stray limb or an open neck …

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Fighter Of The Week: Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza

In this, the first edition of Pundit Arena’s Fighter Of The Week, we’ll be taking a closer look at the only competitor who managed to take home a finish at last weekend’s relatively flat UFC 208, Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza. It has been said on several occasions by the UFC’s colour commentator Joe Rogan that there are three Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioners in …

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TJ Dillashaw Accuses Urijah Faber Of Orchestrating Team Alpha Male’s Beef With Him

The ongoing feud between the members of Sacremento-based gym Team Alpha Male and the UFC’s former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is showing absolutely no signs of letting up ahead of TJ’s coaching stint on the Ultimate Fighter opposite Cody Garbrandt. Dillashaw, who left MMA pioneer Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male to follow striking coach Duane Ludwig when he left to start …

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Video : McGregor’s Manager Speaks On Mayweather & How People Are Underestimating Conor

Conor McGregor’s manager Audie Attar spoke to journalists recently about the current situation regarding the negotiations with Floyd Mayweather and his own views on the buildup and the fight itself. There seems to be no shortage of McGregor/Mayweather speculation these days but there are perhaps only a few people on the planet whose words hold any merit on the subject, …

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