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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

Cody Garbrandt Dethrones Dominick Cruz In Spectacular Fashion To Become Bantamweight Champion

The heated feud between the two bantamweight rivals culminated in a classic at UFC 207, with the challenger laying waste to the reign of the champion. Cody Garbrandt snapped Dominick Cruz’s 13-fight win streak en-route to a stunning decision victory, earning UFC gold at the age of just 25. Things often got personal between the two in the build-up to …

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Ronda Rousey Loses To Amanda Nunes In Under A Minute, Suffers Second Straight Loss

Mixed Martial Arts: UFC 205: Ronda Rousey(L) and Amanda Nunes facing off on stage during weigh-ins at Madison Square Garden. New York, NY 11/11/2016 CREDIT: Taylor Ballantyne (Photo by Taylor Ballantyne /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (Set Number: SI614 TK1 )

The former bantamweight queen faces an uncertain future after a devastating loss in her return to the Octagon after a 13 month hiatus. That spell on the sidelines was of course necessitated by a knockout courtesy of Holly Holm in November of 2015. Such a break afterwards understandably raised questions about the once untouchable career of Ronda Rousey. After her …

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Welterweight Champ Tyron Woodley Calls Out Conor McGregor After Belt Controversy

Conor McGregor of Ireland punches Eddie Alvarez i

Preposterous as it sounds, a title opportunity in a third weight division could be on the horizon for Conor McGregor after he and the current 170lb. champion emerged victorious at UFC 205. The co-main event at the historic Madison Square Garden venue saw Tyron Woodley successfully defend his welterweight crown against Stephen Thompson, retaining it by default via a majority …

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Watch Live: UFC 205 Post-Fight Press Conference, Feat. Conor McGregor

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 10: UFC president Dana White stops Conor McGregor from throwing a chair at Eddie Alvarez during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 10, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

The triumphant two-weight world champion, Conor McGregor, is sure to toast his victory at the UFC 205 post-presser. Conor McGregor’s stupidly dominant display against now-former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will render this particular post-fight conference as particularly interesting. With 2016 now in his rear-view mirror after a legendary back-and-forth with Nate Diaz, and the lightweight feather added to his ever-impressive …

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The World Reacts To Conor McGregor’s Demolition Of Eddie Alvarez

Irishman Conor McGregor has become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two title belts simultaneously on an historic night at Madison Square Garden. Forced to defend his belt against the featherweight champion, Eddie Alvarez claimed for months to have the antidote to Conor McGregor’s whirlwind success, terming him ‘the easiest guy in the division’. UFC 205 duly rolled into …

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Watch: Eddie Alvarez, Conor McGregor Clash On ESPN Prior To UFC 205

The duo’s media duties didn’t end with their heated press conference, as Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez continued their verbal jousting before their physical confrontation on Saturday night. The UFC 205 presser earlier in the day saw challenger Conor McGregor almost hit lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez with a chair in WWE fashion, while the latter make a very disparaging remark directed at …

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Watch: Conor McGregor Attempts To Throw A Chair At Eddie Alvarez Amid Heated Scenes

The UFC 205 press conference saw the rivalry between main eventers Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez finally catch fire just days before their Saturday bout. Mirroring the relatively reserved build-up to UFC 202 back in August, tempers finally reached boiling point in New York this evening, with Conor McGregor being dragged off stage after a near-brawl. The Irishman’s year-long streak of showing …

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Ex-Eddie Alvarez Foe Explains Why Rival Will Defeat Conor McGregor At UFC 205

The current Bellator lightweight champion shared why his first-hand experience with his UFC equivalent leads him to believe that Conor McGregor will suffer his second loss in three fights next month. Michael Chandler has shared nine rounds of action with Eddie Alvarez on two separate occasions, with the duo splitting the conflict one fight apiece. Both contests were fight-of-the-year candidates, and such …

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John Kavanagh Recalls The Shocking Pay Deal Conor McGregor Almost Agreed To Prior To UFC Debut

In a wide-ranging interview with the Sunday Independent, the founder of SBG Ireland discussed the meagre financial situation that Conor McGregor once found himself in. The ‘rags-to-riches’ trope has characterised the whirlwind career of Conor McGregor. The then 24-year-old famously collected his social welfare payment en-route to his UFC bow in Sweden in 2013, and became the sport’s wealthiest practitioner …

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