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Twitter: UFC Golden Child Sage Northcutt Receives Brutal Criticism Over First Defeat

The UFC’s so-called ‘Golden Child’, Sage Northcutt, suffered his first professional defeat on Saturday night and it came in rather ignominious fashion. Every fighter covets momentum, buzz and hype. It’s a necessary ingredient in the combat sports superstar formula. Conor McGregor’s ability to generate a stir is just as responsible for his meteoric rise as are his actual fighting skills, …

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Pictures: These Conor McGregor Paintings Are Simply Breathtaking

Conor McGregor has been honoured in songs and stories, but now he is being depicted in these vivid cartoon paintings. The UFC featherweight champion is currently building up to an historic bout against Rafael Dos Anjos for the lightweight title, as he aims to take a belt of a Brazilian champion for the second time in as many fights. The …

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Watch: Baptist Preacher Prays That God Strikes Conor McGregor Dead During Bizarre Sermon

Comments that Conor McGregor made in a December interview with TMZ regarding the ultimate super-fight between he and Jesus Christ continue to draw criticism. Less than two weeks prior to his UFC 194 battle with Jose Aldo the entertainment news outlet caught up with the Irishman and asked for his prediction for the featherweight title unification bout. Strangely, those perfectly …

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Video: A Pair Of Stunning KO’s Were Among The Highlights Of Bellator 148

Friday’s Bellator 148 show delivered a couple of top-notch KO’s courtesy of veteran violence vendors Paul Daley and Patricky Freire. Patricky, brother of former Bellator featherweight champion Patricio Freire, took on Ryan Couture, son of UFC legend Randy, in a lightweight contest. Couture was coming into the bout having won each of his four fights since leaving the UFC, all …

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Twitter: Conor McGregor Takes A Cheeky Dig At Jose Aldo

Classic Conor McGregor…. Hamptons Floor Store generated headlines and caused controversy this week due to the slightly, shall we say, insensitive nature of one of their billboard advertisements. The billboard in question is fittingly positioned on Dublin’s Naas Road, the home of Straight Blast Gym, and features a picture of Jose Aldo lying unconscious following a brutal volley of strikes …

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Dana White Comments On The Conor McGregor/Floyd Mayweather Racism Row

The UFC president spoke to the Huffington Post regarding Floyd Mayweather’s racism in sport theory that implicated Conor McGregor. Conor McGregor himself wasn’t too happy with the rant, replying with the following on Facebook earlier in the month. “Don’t ever bring race into my success again. I am an Irishman. My people have been oppressed our entire existence. And still very …

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Listen: Dana White Is Full Of Praise For Conor McGregor, Contrary To Reports

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If there’s a rift between UFC president Dana White and Conor McGregor, the former certainly didn’t let anything on when speaking on radio yesterday. A lot of the conversation in the wake of UFC 194 has surmised that featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC top brass are now involved in a power struggle of sorts – one which could have serious implications …

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The Curious Case Of Cain Velasquez

SAN JOSE, CA - OCTOBER 10, 2013: UFC fighter Cain Velasquez poses for a portrait during his media day workout at American Kickboxing Academy to promote his October 19, title fight with Junior dos Santos on October 10, 2013 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Alexis Cuarezma/Getty Images)

The news of Cain Velasquez’s injury and decision to step out of his upcoming title fight with Fabricio Werdum will not come as a major shock to avid followers of mixed martial arts. Indeed, Dana White’s Facebook post to announce the news was so drab and straightforward that he seemed almost expectant of the situation. Cain Velasquez is out with a …

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