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Two Irishmen Make Top 20 List Of Biggest Names In Sport

ESPN’s list compiling the biggest names in all sports based on endorsements and social media following contains two Irishmen.  Oh what a time it is for Irish sport! An annual listed published to ESPN that ranks the world’s top-100 sporting superstars was released for its third year running today. Social media presence and value of endorsements held were the factors …

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Rose Namajunas On What Jedrzejczyk Must Do To Earn Third Fight

Namajunas The UFC strawweight champion has given a pretty cheeky response when asked what Joanna Jedrzejczyk would need to earn another rematch. Rose Namajunas’ well and truly shocked the world when she managed to annihilate the longtime UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk in one of the biggest UFC events of all-time in the very first round. And while there were those …

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UFC Russia Reportedly Has Its Headlining Matchup

Ariel Helwani reported yesterday that the UFC’s long-awaited trip to Russia finally has its headlining bout and all things considered, it’s a pretty good one. When the UFC announced their intention to make their first trip to Russia, the fan expectation – at first – was that the reigning UFC lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, would be an absolute certainty to …

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Yair Rodriguez Explains Reasons For Recent UFC Departure

PHOENIX, AZ - JANUARY 15: Yair Rodriguez (top) punches BJ Penn during the UFC Fight Night event at the at Talking Stick Resort Arena on January 15, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Top featherweight prospect Yair Rodriguez has explained exactly what caused the UFC to abruptly terminate his association with the promotion. Last week, it emerged that the UFC had decided to cut one of their biggest rising prospects, Yair Rodriguez, following his apparent refusal to fight his fellow young talent Zabit Magomedsharipov at UFC 227. As a key to further tapping …

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BBC Radio To Broadcast First MMA Fight In Their History

The BBC have made a historic stride as the growth of MMA in Britain continues by announcing that they will be broadcasting Thompson vs. Till live on radio. It may be over the medium of radio, but make no mistake, this is a step in the right direction for the growth of mixed martial arts in Britain. The hype surrounding UFC …

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Our Alternative UFC Pound-For-Pound Rankings

One of the most consistently criticised aspects of the UFC’s modern makeup have been their divisive rankings-system. With that in mind, we have a go at creating our own alternative pound-for-pound list. The current pound-for-pound ranking system isn’t exactly one that has any bearing on the sport itself. It merely stands a show of status for the top-15 fighters in …

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Watch: Relive Darren Till’s Annihilation Of Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone Ahead Of UFC Liverpool

Ahead of his return at UFC Liverpool this weekend, relive Darren Till’s stunning first-round destruction of Donald Cerrone at UFC Gdansk last year. Wanna grab yourself boatloads of attention? Why not absolutely walk through a bonafide legend as a relative unknown to all but the most hardcore of MMA fans. Darren Till wasn’t exactly happy when several high-profile figures in …

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