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Video: Duane Ludwig Believes He Has Solved The Conor McGregor Riddle

Duane Ludwig, coach of current UFC bantamweight champion T.J Dillashaw, believes that he has solved “the Conor McGregor riddle”. The trainer has been at the the centre of quite a bit of controversy as of late. His feud with Team Alpha Male has turned particularly nasty, with Urijah Faber recently accusing Ludwig of making racist comments and being altogether unprofessional on …

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Tweets: Conor McGregor Revels In Another “Mystic Mac” Moment

Conor McGregor was never going to let this one go. Yesterday, it emerged that UFC bantamweight champion T.J Dillashaw has left his longtime training camp, Team Alpha Male, and has joined the Colorado based Elevation Fight Team. A report from Brazilian MMA media outlet Globo was the first to suggest that the fighter had parted ways with the California-based team, before Dillashaw …

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Fedor Emelianenko Fans – Prepare To Be Disappointed

When Fedor Emelianenko announced that he was returning to competition earlier this year, there was great excitement within the MMA community. It was reasoned, that with few big money options out there the chances of the heavyweight legend finally making his way into the UFC octagon were greater than ever before. Hopes were dashed, however, when the Russian announced that …

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One Of Boxing’s Most Ferocious Punchers May Turn His Powerful Hands To MMA

One of boxing’s most potent offensive forces, Lucas Matthysse, has revealed that he is interested in trying his powerful hand at MMA after he hangs up his 8 oz gloves. Diego Morilla divulged Matthysse’s intentions in a feature he wrote about the Argentine KO artist for The Ring. During his time compiling information on his subject, the journalist accompanied “La Maquina”(Machine) …

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“I Couldn’t Stand-Up Straight” – Conor McGregor Reveals The Severity Of His Pre-UFC 189 Knee Injury

During last night’s interview with Ariel Helwani, Conor McGregor revealed the true extent of his pre-UFC 189 injury troubles. “The Notorious” Irishman’s coach, John Kavanagh, had divulged information about the situation in the past. The Straight Blast Gym Ireland head man stated that Conor had been unable to engage in any “live” MMA or wrestling training during camp. According to the fighter himself, …

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Conor McGregor Makes Astounding Claim About The Numbers He Expects On His New Contract

Conor McGregor made a special appearance on the 300th episode of Ariel Helwani’s MMA Hour, and as usual he provided plenty of talking points. One of the most astounding nuggets of information that “The Notorious” revealed was that he was expecting to receive an unprecedentedly large contract in the near future.  “The contract I’m talking Ariel is nine figures. Nine …

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Video: Gennady Golovkin’s Trainer Brands Andre Ward “A Liar”

Gennady Golovkin’s trainer, Abel Sanchez, didn’t take too kindly to recent comments made by Andre Ward. Andre Ward recently claimed that Gennady Golovkin’s team turned down an offer to fight him earlier this year. The fighter sarcastically referred to the Kazakh as “Little G” as he explained to Fight Hub TV how the Golovkin camp rebuked a “50/50” offer. Golovkin’s coach, Abel Sanchez, …

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Video: The Ultimate Fighter’s Sascha Sharma Explains Why He Ignored Conor McGregor’s Advice

Team Europe’s Sascha Sharma recently spoke about the performance that had Conor McGregor foaming at the mouth. The most dramatic moments of The Ultimate Fighter 22 so far occurred in episode 3, when Conor McGregor famously lost his cool during Sascha Sharma’s bout with Chris Gruetzemacher. “The Notorious” was driven to the point of madness by Sharma’s frustrating performance, during which the German …

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Video: New UFC Dublin Promo Will Give You Chills

We were already pretty pumped for UFC Dublin, but this promo has taken the excitement to another level. The UFC are well-known for their epic video packages. Their show opening montages featuring The Who’s “Baba O’Riley”, which are only played in the arena and not on television, are damn near works of art. Though this UFC Dublin promo isn’t quite …

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