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Watch: Insane Schmozzle Breaks Out At Georgian Rugby Game

 It may only be February but Georgian sides Kharebi Rustavi and Armazi Tbilisi look to have the Rugby Schmozzle of the Year award all sewn up. Saturday’s mid-table clash between Kharebi Rustavi and Armazi Tbilisi in the Didi 10, the top division of Georgia’s domestic rugby league, erupted into a chaotic brawl featuring pretty much every player on the pitch. …

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Fights Added To UFC 222 But Card Seemingly Remains In Crisis

Next month’s UFC 222 card has officially gained a bantamweight bout and seems also to have gained a women’s featherweight contest but neither fight will solve the show’s main event crisis. The Las Vegas Review-Journal confirmed on Tuesday that bantamweights John Dodson and Pedro Munhoz will do battle at the T-Mobile Arena on March 3rd. That fight was originally scheduled …

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Tyron Woodley Says Conversations Underway For Fight Between He And Nate Diaz

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, who underwent successful shoulder surgery in December, revealed last month that he aims to return to action at UFC 226 during the annual International Fight Week festival in July. Woodley, who hasn’t fought since July of last year when he scored a five-round decision win over submission ace Demian Maia, suggested in the same interview …

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Spike O’Sullivan Looks Set To Miss Out On Big Opportunity, As Jacobs Close To Fight With Polish Foe

Cork’s Gary ‘Spike’ O’ Sullivan looks set to miss out on a big opportunity stateside, as reports suggest that former WBA middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs is close to signing a deal to fight undefeated Pole Maciej Sulecki at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on April 28th. ESPN’s Dan Rafael reported the news on Monday. Both O’Sullivan(27-2) and countryman Andy Lee …

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Dana White Isn’t Buying Nate Diaz’s Offer To Save UFC 222

UFC president Dana White doesn’t see Nate Diaz as a realistic option to help save the stricken UFC 222 card on March 3rd in Las Vegas. After it emerged that UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway had been forced to withdraw from the show’s headliner, a title bout with former lightweight kingpin Frankie Edgar, Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times spoke …

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Cachoeira Defends Coach’s Decision Not To Halt Her Bout With Shevchenko At UFC Belem

Veteran and often controversial referee Mario Yamasaki came in for a great deal of criticism for his handling of the fight between former bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko and promotional debutant Priscila Cachoeira at UFC Belem on Saturday night, but he wasn’t the only one. Shevchenko, who was making her debut in the flyweight division, pummeled, bloodied and completely dominated …

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Watch: Eagles Centre Barks Out Rocky Quotes, Slings Expletives In Epic Post-Super Bowl Interview

In the aftermath of the Philadelphia Eagles’ victory over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Sunday, the media was awash with headlines that opened with the phrase “Move over Rocky” before going on to suggest that Doug Pederson’s side had usurped Sylvester Stallone’s fictional Philly heavyweight boxer Rocky Balboa and …

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Max Holloway Brilliantly Returns Fire After Conor McGregor’s Recent Social Media Jibe

Two rounds into Conor McGregor’s ongoing social media battle with UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway, it would be difficult not to have Holloway up 20-18 using the 10-point must scoring system. And that might even be a little generous to McGregor. Back in December, shortly after Holloway scored his second straight stoppage win over Jose Aldo – a win that had …

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Nate Diaz Expresses Interest In Headlining UFC 222 Next Month

After an injury to featherweight champion Max Holloway scuppered his scheduled bout with Frankie Edgar at UFC 222, UFC matchmakers are scrambling to find a new main event for the badly dented March 3rd card on just a few weeks notice. According to reports from MMAFighting journalist Ariel Helwani, the promotion is trying to get a new opponent for Edgar and are …

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