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Seamus Raftery
Seamus is the Lead MMA Writer at Pundit Arena and you can reach him via [email protected] or follow him on Twitter @SeamusRaftery

Watch: Prince Naseem Hamed Verbally Decimates Chris Eubank Jr. After WBSS Semi-Final

It looks as though Prince Naseem Hamed the broadcaster is going to be every bit as outspoken, outrageous, abrasive, divisive, unique and downright entertaining as Prince Naseem Hamed the boxer was in the 90’s and early 00’s. ‘Naz’ worked ITV’s broadcast of the World Boxing Super Series(WBSS) super-middleweight semi-final between countrymen George Groves and Chris Eubank Jr. at the Manchester …

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McGregor Shows Diaz Respect With Interesting Post, Says ‘No Rush’ On Trilogy Decider

Last month, Dana White suggested that he doesn’t see any sell-by date on the Conor McGregor – Nate Diaz trilogy decider. “I think people would rather see Conor come back and either fight Tony [Ferguson] or Khabib [Nurmagomedov] – whoever wins [their fight on April 7th] – and the Nate Diaz fight isn’t going anywhere,” the UFC president told TMZ …

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Watch: Danny Garcia Flattens Brandon Rios With Huge Right Hand

Danny Garcia successfully rebounded from the first loss of his professional career on Saturday night, finishing Brandon Rios in the ninth round of a welterweight bout at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Garcia, who was fighting for the first time since his split decision defeat to Keith Thurman in Brooklyn eleven months ago, didn’t have things all his own …

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Watch: Super Prospect Jose ‘Shorty’ Torres Scores Scintillating KO

Super prospect Jose ‘Shorty’ Torres improved to 7-0 on Friday night when he absolutely destroyed Colombia’s Alberto Orellano at Titan FC 48. Torres needed less than four minutes to dispose of Orellano, who had never before been halted by strikes in eight professional fights, and retain his Titan FC flyweight title. A beautiful two-punch combination ended matters, as Torres dropped …

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Watch: Snowboarder In Utter Disbelief After Causing ‘Biggest Upset In The History Of The Winter Olympics’

The Czech Republic’s Ester Ledecka won Olympic gold in the super G in Pyeongchang on Saturday, pipping defending champion Anna Veith of Austria by one one-hundredth of a second to cause what some, including one very excited Eurosport commentator, are calling the biggest upset in the 94-year history of the Winter Olympic games. Ledecka was favoured to win a gold medal …

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Conor McGregor Once Again Takes Aim At ‘Young’ Max Holloway On Social Media

“I’m on his mind apparently,” said UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway following a little social media skirmish with UFC lightweight champion and former foe Conor McGregor late last year.  McGregor had instigated the skirmish, which occurred just after Holloway stopped Jose Aldo for the second time to retain his title at UFC 218, by posting a little reminder of his unanimous …

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Joseph Duffy Hopeful Of Late 2018 Return To The Octagon Following Surgery

UFC lightweight Joseph Duffy underwent successful shoulder surgery on Monday but it’s likely to be six months before the Irishman can even throw a punch in training again. During an appearance on Severe MMA’s Talking Brawls podcast earlier this month, Duffy revealed that his shoulder had been causing him problems and early indications were that he had suffered a tear to …

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Artem Lobov To Take On Alex Caceres At UFC 223

SBG Ireland featherweight Artem Lobov will return to action on April 7th, as he has been booked to take on Alex Caceres, or ‘Bruce Leeroy’ as he is also known, at UFC 223 in Brooklyn, New York. The Mac Life reported last month that the match-up was in the works for an undetermined date, though the site suggested that March …

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