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Anthony Pettis Wants Al Iaquinta Next After UFC 226 Win

UFC Anthony Pettis

Anthony Pettis has called for a matchup against Al Iaquinta following his impressive UFC 226 victory over Michael Chiesa. For all the talk about Daniel Cormier’s heroics, the brawl between Mike Perry and Paul Felder as well as the shockingly bad showdown between heavyweights Francis Ngannou and Derrick Lewis, one man who all-but-stole the show has gone criminally underappreciated. Sure, …

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Watch: Anthony Pettis Submits Michael Chiesa At UFC 226

The former-lightweight champion Anthony Pettis made an impressive return to form at UFC 226 last night, submitting Michael Chiesa on the main-card. Anthony Pettis came through with something of a return to form at last night’s UFC 226, submitting Michael Chiesa in the second-round of their main-event fixture. Pettis hasn’t exactly set the world alight since losing his lightweight title to …

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Watch: Dana White Fires Back At SHOWTIME VP Stephen Espinoza Following Recent Dig

Dana White used his platform at the UFC 223 post-fight press conference to return fire at SHOWTIME’s Stephen Espinoza following remarks he made about the UFC this week. Yesterday, we brought you the news that SHOWTIME’s executive vice-president Stephen Espinoza had made a rather public dig at the UFC via his official Twitter following their booking of Al Iaquinta for …

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Stephen Espinoza Has Some Harsh Words For The UFC’s Integrity Following Khabib/Iaquinta Booking

The SHOWTIME executive vice-president went to town on the UFC’s integrity following their decision to book a fighter who failed to make weight for a lightweight title-shot. He never once would have been considered a factor in the sport of mixed martial arts prior to last August’s super-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, but in the build-up to that …

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SHOWTIME’s Stephen Espinoza Shuts Down Conor McGregor Following PPV Buys Dispute

SHOWTIME’s executive vice-president shut down Dana White and now Conor McGregor following their claims that the network altered the official pay-per-view buyrate of August’s Mayweather/McGregor fight. It’s been months since the circus surrounding the record-breaking boxing matchup between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor ended but still, the shadow cast by the event looms large over the world of combat sports. …

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Dana White Talks Despising SHOWTIME, Claims They Lied About May/Mac PPV Numbers

The UFC president has given his take on why exactly he would be extremely apprehensive about working with the people at SHOWTIME again after his experiences throughout the Mayweather/McGregor-saga. For what seemed like an eternity it was near-impossible to avoid the incredible level of media coverage that came along with August’s boxing matchup between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. Indeed …

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Brendan Schaub On The Exact Moment He Stopped Hating On Conor McGregor & Became His #1 Fan

The popular podcast host, former UFC heavyweight and self-proclaimed Conor McGregor fanboy explained the exact moment his hatred for the Irishman stopped. He might have been a mid-tier fighter during his stint on the UFC’s heavyweight roster but for someone whose time actually competing was pretty mediocre, the post-fight career of one Brendan Schaub has seen him transform himself into …

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Watch: Celebrate Paulie Malignaggi’s Birthday By Watching A Selection Of His Finest Highlights

Paulie Malignaggi turns 37 today and for that reason, the time seems perfect to take a look at some of his finest moments inside the ring. Paulie Malignaggi may well be in the headlines for the wrong reasons a lot these days following on from his controversial sparring sessions with the UFC’s lightweight champion Conor McGregor ahead of his boxing …

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