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Conor McGregor Proven Right After Comments About Khabib Nurmagomedov

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 27: Conor McGregor addresses the media at the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on September 27, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Khabib Nurmagomedov has pulled out of UFC 209 upon medical advice, after being hospitalised during the weight cut. The Russian fighter was due to take on Tony Ferguson for the interim strap, and a shot at Conor McGregor should the Irishman defend his belt. However, the undefeated lightweight is now out of tomorrow’s event in Las Vegas; the third time which …

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Watch: Michael Bisping vs Georges St-Pierre Press Conference Live-Stream

After the announcement that the legendary Georges St-Pierre would be making his return to mixed martial arts this year, the UFC have now scheduled a press conference between him and his opponent, Michael Bisping. Georges “Rush” St-Pierre is among the greatest fighters to ever compete in mixed martial arts. As the long-time welterweight champ, he defeated nearly all-comers, showcasing his …

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Tony Ferguson Shows Real Class In Statement Made After Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Withdrawal

Tony Ferguson has reacted with a show of class in the wake of his UFC 209 opponent Khabib Nurmagomedov’s pull-out from their co-main event. Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced to withdraw from his eagerly anticipated UFC 209 interim lightweight title bout with Tony Ferguson due to what has been described as ‘weight management medical issues’ by the UFC’s official statement on …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Out Of UFC 209 Fight With Tony Ferguson

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 12: Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia reacts against Michael Johnson of the United States in their lightweight bout during the UFC 205 event at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images )

Reports were circulating this afternoon that Khabib Nurmagomedov had been ruled out of his UFC 209 bout with Tony Ferguson. Reports emerged before the weigh-in that the Russian lightweight was in hospital, but there was a clear doubt in the air as to whether or not these rumours were true. Khabib's father is supposedly on record as saying yes he went …

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Exclusive: SBG’s Blaine O’Driscoll Ready To Show Fans Who He Really Is At Cage Warriors 81

This Saturday night at the 3Arena in Dublin’s docklands, the recent spate of top quality MMA shows to visit Ireland’s shores continues. Just a couple of months after North American giant Bellator MMA made it’s first foray into the Irish market alongside the well established presence of BAMMA at the same venue, and mere weeks after the promotional pair lit …

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Unconfirmed Reports Suggest Nurmagomedov Was Hospitalized Three Hours Before UFC 209 Weigh-Ins

Reports from the Russian media have suggested that UFC 209 co-main event headliner Khabib Nurmagomedov was hospitalised three hours ahead of his official weigh-in for his bout with Tony Ferguson. Today, with UFC 209 just one day away, reports have surfaced that suggest that the interim-lightweight title challenger Khabib Nurmagomedov was hospitalised just hours before he was due to appear at …

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Watch: Pros Make Their Picks For Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson

Khabib Nurmagomedov will take on Tony Ferguson in the co-main event at UFC 209 this Saturday in Las Vegas. With the two contenders currently riding eight and nine fight win streaks in the UFC, Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson is being talked about as one of the greatest lightweight match ups in the history of the promotion. Although the Russian …

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Watch: Wonderboy Asks Tyron Woodley ‘Why You Gotta Be So Mean Man?’ During UFC 209 Interview

With just one day remaining until UFC 209 finally kicks off in Las Vegas, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson and Tyron Woodley sat down for a final round of interviews with the media on Thursday. Tyron Woodley and Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson will throw down in the UFC 209 main event on Saturday night and, unlike the obvious tension between Khabib Nurmagomedov and …

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