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MMA Fans Are Getting Very Excited About The ‘Insanely Stacked’ UFC 225 Card

UFC 225 is ridiculously stacked… After Tony Ferguson was removed from UFC 223 just six days before his much-anticipated clash with Khabib Nurmagomedov, fans began to question the reliability of the promotion’s pay-per-view events. The Khabib/Ferguson cancellation was the fourth time that a fight between the pair had been called off and with that, UFC 223 became the promotion’s third …

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New Bayern Munich Boss To Cost 2.2 Million As Jupp Heynckes Prepares For His Second Exit

Eintracht Frankfurt boss Niko Kovac will become the next coach of Bayern Munich in succession to Jupp Heynckes but the swoop will cost the Bundesliga champions more than two million euros, German media reported on Thursday. Both Bild and Sport Bild claim that former Bayern star Kovac, 46, will take charge from 72-year-old Heynckes in the summer while Kicker reported …

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Germany & Brazil Top Latest FIFA Rankings As Ireland Stay Put Despite Turkey Defeat

With the 2018 World Cup looming, defending champions Germany sit atop the FIFA world standings despite three draws and a defeat in their last four games. Germany drew 0-0 with England at Wembley, 2-2 with seventh-placed France in Cologne, 1-1 with eighth-placed Spain in Duesseldorf and were beaten by second-placed Brazil in Berlin two weeks ago. When Joachim Loew’s youthful …

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US Attorney Clearly Explains What Conor McGregor Is Facing Over New York Bus Attack

A top US lawyer has explained the potential repercussions for Conor McGregor after the Irish fighter was charged with three counts of assault and one count of criminal mischief in New York. Last week, the MMA world watched on in disbelief as Conor McGregor was escorted out the doors of a New York Police Department in handcuffs. The Notorious had turned himself …

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‘Dumbest Sh*t I Ever Heard’ – Dana White Destroys Reports Of Modified Rules Mayweather/McGregor Rematch

On Tuesday afternoon, a rather puzzling report begun to do the rounds online after the Editor-in-Chief of The Sports Journal claimed that a Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor rematch would happen in the Octagon.  According to Dubai based journalist Omar Al Raisi, Mayweather vs McGregor II will eventually go down in the Octagon with a reinvented MMA ruleset. Posting on his …

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Watch: Everyone Loses Their Minds As Roma Somehow Overcome A 4-1 Deficit Vs Barcelona

Car horns blaring, flags waving, fans singing in the streets and wild cheers pouring from every household, the Italian capital came alive Tuesday night as Roma knocked Barcelona out of the Champions League after a miracle comeback. The incredible 3-0 victory at the Stadio Olimpico saw the home side overhaul a 4-1 first-leg defeat and advance on away goals. 🎙️ …

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‘It Is Very Painful Given The Lead We Had’ – Iniesta Opens Up On Barca Agony After Shock CL Exit

Barcelona skipper Andres Iniesta admitted his crushing disappointment after the Catalans were sent packing from the Champions League by Roma in sensational fashion on Tuesday. “It is very painful because nobody expected it with the lead we had,” Iniesta told Catalunya TV. “When you do things badly, you commit lots of mistakes and we didn’t adapt to the game. It …

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Reports Circulate Claiming Mayweather/McGregor II Will Happen In The Octagon With Modified Rules

In recent weeks, Floyd Mayweather has announced that he will come out of the retirement to kick off a career as an MMA fighter.  Although the undefeated boxer’s claims have been largely scoffed at with most simply dismissing Mayweather’s talk as some form of publicity stunt, the 41-year-old has persisted. Speaking to Showtime Sports over the weekend, Mayweather claimed that …

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