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Dillon Danis Claims To Be Bellator’s Highest Paid Fighter

During his time as Conor McGregor’s training partner, Dillon Danis has learned about more than just kicking and punching. Some of McGregor’s legendary trash talking skills appear to have rubbed off on the 23-year-old New Jersey native. While he has yet to fight a professional MMA bout, Danis has been making headlines in recent months having called out fighters such as …

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Eoin Larkin Column: Brian Cody Doesn’t Do Shadow-Boxing

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Pundit Arena columnist Eoin Larkin reviews the weekend’s hurling action. What a round of hurling that was, and the story of the weekend was arguably Cork. The Rebels have been steadily improving. Over the past number of weeks, I’ve spoken about consistency, or lack thereof from Cork, but they’ve now delivered two big results in a row. That’s a big …

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The Oakland Raiders Are Moving To Las Vegas

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 14: An Oakland Raiders helmet during their game against the St. Louis Rams at O.co Coliseum on August 14, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

NFL franchise Oakland Raiders have confirmed that they will be moving to Las Vegas. The AFC West outfit will be moving to ‘Sin City’ in Nevada. It is not uncommon for American Football sides to up sticks and move cities, with the Rams and the Chargers also making switches in recent seasons. Raiders owner Mark Davies spoke of his delight …

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Everton To Leave Goodison Park After Prime Land Purchase

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 21: A general view of the stadium ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Aston Villa at Goodison Park on November 21, 2015 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Getty Images)

The next step in majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri’s plan to take Everton back among the elite of English occurred yesterday, as news filtered through that the Toffees have agreed a land-purchase agreement to acquire a prime site on the city’s inviting waterfront. Everton will now set the wheels in motion for leaving its historic Goodison Park ground, where the Blues …

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Johny Hendricks’ Next Middleweight Fight Has Been Announced.

DALLAS, TX - MARCH 14: Johny Hendricks fights with Matt Brown in the Welterweight bout during the UFC 185 event at American Airlines Center on March 14, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Johny Hendricks will continue his renaissance in the middleweight division as he takes on perennial contender Tim Boetsch on June 25th in Oklahoma City. Hendricks announced the fight on his twitter page last night. Next fight is đź“ť. Let's get it! @CowboyWrestling #oklahoma here we come. pic.twitter.com/mrlyMxXbW3 — Johny Hendricks (@JohnyHendricks) March 23, 2017 This will be the former welterweight …

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WRU Announce Takeover Of Newport Gwent Dragons

The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) has today announced its intention to takeover the Newport Gwent Dragons (NGD) region, both on and off the field. The WRU already owned 50% of the region, but with NGD struggling to find external investment, the WRU has moved in to formally become the region’s owners. The proposed transaction includes the purchase of the nine-acre …

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The Green Army Is Growing As Ireland Edge Their Way To Russia

LYON, FRANCE - JUNE 26: Ireland fans show their support prior to the UEFA EURO 2016 round of 16 match between France and Republic of Ireland at Stade des Lumieres on June 26, 2016 in Lyon, France. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Ireland and Cork City fan Niamh O’Mahony speaks of why this Irish team is capturing the imagination of the country, and how it encourages them to answer #TheCallUp. “I remember when Jason McAteer scored against Holland… In terms of experience, that moment when the goal was scored, and when Roy Keane made that tackle in the first few minutes. “It …

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Davy Keogh Reveals His Favourite Moment Following Ireland

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Powered by Three, official sponsors of the Republic of Ireland football team, we chat to some of Ireland’s most passionate fans about how they answer #TheCallUp. Of the thousands and thousands of members of the Green Army who travel the world over, perhaps none are more dedicated than Davy Keogh. “Davy Keogh says hello.” It’s a simple message, but one …

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The Merger Of Racing 92 And Stade Francais Is Off

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Earlier this week, European rugby was shocked as it was announced that Paris clubs Racing 92 and Stade Francais would be merged. However, a dramatic u-turn has taken place today, with Racing president Jacky Lorenzetti releasing a statement that they have changed their minds after great opposition. The merger will not take place In agreement with Thomas Savare, the merger will …

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Latest World Rankings Show England Tie Is No Dead Rubber For Ireland

CARDIFF, WALES - MARCH 10: Joe Schmidt the head coach of Ireland takes part in the pre match warm up prior to kickoff during the Six Nations match between Wales and Ireland at the Principality Stadium on March 10, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Saturday’s clash between Ireland and England has a lot more riding on it than many realise. What a weekend of rugby we were served up. Ireland went to Cardiff on Friday night looking to keep their Six Nations title hopes alive but were sent packing by a resurgent Wales side. The following day, a comprehensive victory over Scotland at Twickenham secured …

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