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Dana White Explains How Malignaggi Won Two Sparring Rounds Vs. McGregor

Dana White has told multiple media outlets recently that he witnessed a “one-way beating” when he attended the now infamous second sparring session between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and former two-weight boxing titlist Paulie Malignaggi behind closed doors at the UFC Performance Institute in Las Vegas a couple of weeks ago. Speaking from the centre of a media scrum on …

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Mick Konstantin Releases ‘There’s Only One Conor McGregor’ Single And It’s For A Great Cause

Mick Konstantin

Last week, Kildare singer/songwriter Mick Konstantin shot to fame once again with the release of ‘There’s Only One Conor McGregor’. The school teacher posted the video to his Facebook page, and it spread virally across the world, garnering millions of views within hours. There's Only One Conor McGregor – Mick Konstantin Just throwing up the yearly tune, and for the month …

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Former UFC Heavyweight King Frank Mir Signs With Bellator MMA

On Tuesday evening, Frank Mir, who was twice crowned UFC heavyweight champion in the noughties, announced that he has signed a multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA. Mir made the announcement during an episode of Phone Booth Fighting, a podcast that he regularly co-hosts with Richard Hunter. MMAFighting journalist Ariel Helwani, as is his wont, was the first to report that …

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Dana White: Tony Ferguson Will Face Kevin Lee For UFC Interim Lightweight Title In October

On Tuesday evening, MMAFighting journalist Ariel Helwani reported that the UFC were targeting an interim lightweight title bout between Tony ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson and ‘The Motown Phenom’ Kevin Lee at UFC 216 on October 7th in Las Vegas. According to the report, the fight had been agreed upon but not officially signed. Speaking to the media following the latest episode …

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Mayweather/McGregor Hopes Of 8-Ounce Gloves Look Dead In The Water

It now looks extremely unlikely that Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather will be wearing 8-ounce gloves in the T-Mobile Arena. After Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor had both sent a request to the Nevada Athletic Commission to reduce the glove size for their August 26th bout, most pundits seemed fairly certain that the 8-ounce mitts would be given the green …

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Watch: ESPN Pundits Laud McGregor’s ‘Excellent’ Response To Racism Accusations

Conor McGregor has been applauded by members of the American media for so strongly speaking out against racism. Over the course of Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather’s promotional tour last month, some members of the media began to label the Irishman as a racist after he mentioned ‘dancing monkeys in the gym’ while referring to a Rocky movie. While many were …

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McGregor Gets His Way As Heavily Linked Referee Now Deemed Ineligible For Aug 26

Team McGregor has recently been given a real boost as Kenny Bayless, the man responsible for reffing some of Floyd Mayweather’s most iconic wins, has been declared ineligible for August 26th’s showdown in Las Vegas. Small advantages can often add up to pay massive dividends in a sport as unpredictable as boxing so when Team McGregor recently received word from …

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Tony Bellew Not Opposed To Fighting Michael Bisping – In The Ring Or The Octagon

In recent months, Liverpool boxer Tony Bellew has been connected with an astounding array of potential opponents.  ‘The Bomber’ stepped up from cruiserweight to heavyweight in March and caused a major upset when he stopped David Haye in the 11th round of a dramatic scrap in which ‘The Hayemaker’ suffered a ruptured Achilles. Bellew hasn’t fought since, but everything from …

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