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McGregor’s Manager On A Truly Electric 155lb Interim-Title Fight That Would Grab Conor’s Attention

Audie Attar, the manager of Conor McGregor, spoke to Ariel Helwani on this week’s edition of the MMA Hour and put forth his own thoughts for an interim-lightweight title fight that would keep the fans occupied while McGregor continues to make moves towards a foray into the world of boxing. Disappointment is something that us sports fans have to deal …

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Schwarzenegger Pens Superb Tribute To Conor McGregor As He’s Named In Time’s 100 Most Influential List

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 13: Irish featherweight Conor McGregor interacts with media after holding an open training session at Peter Welch's Boxing Gym on August 13, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Conor McGregor has been named by Time Magazine as one of the world’s 100 most influential people for 2017 following his rapid rise to the top of the MMA world. The Dubliner became the first two-division UFC champion after stopping Eddie Alvarez to claim his lightweight belt. He had held the featherweight crown since his 13-second defeat of Jose Aldo …

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Watch: Conor McGregor’s ‘Touch Of Death’ Left Hand Is Explained In Fantastic New Video

Conor McGregor’s signature left-hand shot has been broken down in a fantastic new video compiling some of the greatest examples of the ‘touch of death’ in the world of mixed martial arts. Conor McGregor’s infamous left-hand may well be the most well-known weapon in MMA today. Over the past four years now, all but two of his opponents inside the …

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Dustin Poirier Channels His Inner McGregor With Blunt Prediction For Eddie Alvarez Clash

Dustin Poirier has taken to Twitter to lay out a rather blunt prediction for his upcoming UFC 211 clash with the former champ, Eddie Alvarez. The role that visualisation plays in the achievement of one’s goals is something that has become an increasingly prevalent factor in the preparation of mixed martial artists since the emergence of Conor McGregor in recent times. …

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WATCH: Nate Diaz Says Dana White Is Lying About Fight Offers

Nate Diaz’ rocky relationship with Dana White and the UFC does not look like turning a corner any time soon.  In the latest war of words between the Stockton brawler and the promotion’s president, Nate Diaz has accused White of lying about offering him fights. We have not seen the 31-year-old in action since his UFC 202 majority decision loss …

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Gunnar Nelson Unsure If Conor McGregor Will Return To The UFC In 2017 Or Not

UFC welterweight Gunnar Nelson spoke to ESPN recently about his long-time training partner Conor McGregor’s future in the sport of mixed martial arts. Gunnar Nelson’s year got off the best possible start when he scored an emphatic second round submission over the highly-touted Alan Jouban at UFC London last month. For Gunni, it marked his second straight win since his …

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Watch: Conor McGregor Landed The Exact Same Combo vs Eddie Alvarez & Nate Diaz With Very Different Outcomes

Conor McGregor’s boxing was widely praised by combat sports pundits around the world after a hugely impressive combo saw him finishing Eddie Alvarez. Conor McGregor took on the lightweight champion in Madison Square Garden at UFC 205 and looked to be at a completely different level to the Philly fighter on the night. In fact, the Irishman secured the victory …

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Dustin Poirier Believes Title Shot Is A Victory Away If He Tops Eddie Alvarez At UFC 211

In September of last year, 155-pounders Michael Johnson and Dustin Poirier faced off in the main event of UFC Fight Night 94 in Hidalgo, Texas. Poirier, the favourite, rode a significant wave of momentum into the bout. It was momentum that he had built with four straight victories, including one over highly-touted Irishman Joseph Duffy, since making the ascent to …

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