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Chris Kelleher

Chris Kelleher
Student whose interests lie in sports ranging from Darts to MMA, with the likes of Golf, Boxing and Soccer in between. Closet wrestling fan and a lover of sports psychology and stiff jabs. Tweets rubbish @ChrisK9605

Dana White Responds In Blunt Fashion To Conor McGregor’s Q&A Comments On Floyd, UFC

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Conor McGregor set the cat amongst the pigeons earlier with some risque discussion on his employers and how they pertain to his fight negotiations with Floyd Mayweather. It all began before the lightweight champion’s unprecedented pay-per-view interview with Ariel Helwani, as he posted the following on Instagram: “Fuck the UFC. Fuck Floyd. Fuck boxing. Fuck the WWE. Fuck Hollywood. And …

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Conor McGregor Explains Why Floyd Mayweather Fight “Is Happening”

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Speaking at his ‘An Audience With’ event in Manchester, Conor McGregor finally put Floyd Mayweather on blast after weeks of remarks from the legendary boxer. Talk of the long-rumoured fight intensified in the wake of Conor McGregor’s victory over Eddie Alvarez in November, with Floyd Mayweather making numerous references to negotiations over bout terms and generally insulting the Irishman. ‘The …

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Carl Frampton Speaks Of His Admiration For Conor McGregor

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Ahead of his super featherweight title bout tonight against Leo Santa Cruz, boxer Carl Frampton was asked about Ireland’s other combat star in MMA sensation Conor McGregor. The middle of this decade has saw both men come to prominence in two of combat sport’s biggest codes. Belfast’s Carl Frampton prevailed over Kiko Martínez in the squared circle to claim the IBF super-bantamweight …

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Dana White Explains Why He’s Shooting Down Possibility Of McGregor/Pacquiao Fight

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The UFC president sees one big barrier preventing such a bout between Conor McGregor and Manny Pacquiao, aside from the preposterous nature of it to begin with. The back-and-forth between the UFC lightweight champion and Floyd Mayweather is well documented. Along with the likes of Paulie Malignaggi and Amir Khan (which established boxer wouldn’t want to face the biggest non-boxing star …

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Nate Diaz Complains That He’s Been ‘Put On The Shelf’ By The UFC

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Nate Diaz’s lamentation of his current inactivity comes despite his announcement of a self-imposed break and a multi-million dollar request to fight. Out of action since his narrow defeat to Conor McGregor at UFC 202 last August, it appears that Nate Diaz has run out of alternatives to pass the time. When he hasn’t been smoking glove-shaped joints, the long-time …

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John Kavanagh Describes How Conor McGregor May Prepare For Floyd Mayweather Fight

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SBG head coach John Kavanagh may be facing a radically different challenge in training Conor McGregor if the proposed boxing bout with Floyd Mayweather goes ahead. Though the prospective showdown remains a pipe dream for the UFC lightweight champion, the money that would potentially be made, along with the remote chance of knocking out one of boxing’s greats, means that John …

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Benfica Manager Denies That Player’s Absence From Squad Means A Move To Manchester United

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Heavy speculation has followed the omission of Benfica star Goncalo Guedes from today’s match-day squad against Tondela, with talk of an imminent departure to Manchester United. The highly rated 20-year-old has been linked with a €30m move to Old Trafford in recent days, and today’s events in the Portuguese Primeira Liga have done nothing to dissuade the reports. This is despite …

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Tito Ortiz Chokes Out Chael Sonnen In Retirement Match, Holds On Beyond Tap Out

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The former long-time UFC light heavyweight champion bowed out of MMA after doing a number on antagonist Chael Sonnen at Bellator 170. The original bad boy of MMA ended the final weeks his career in appropriate fashion, as the ever-mischievous Chael Sonnen made their contest personal at the pre-fight press conference. The swansong of the visibly intense Tito Ortiz lasted …

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