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Could Kevin Lee Be The UFC’s Floyd Mayweather?

Kevin Lee has just been booked to face Tony Ferguson at UFC 216 for the interim lightweight belt, in a bout that could determine who Conor McGregor will fight if and when he returns to the UFC. Lee, like Mayweather, is no stranger to boos and jeers from the fans, so what about Lee makes him a potential star like …

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Watch: Conor McGregor Explains His State Of Mind One Week Out From Floyd Mayweather Bout

When he was asked during a recent media day if there was concern in the Conor McGregor camp that embittered former sparring partner Paulie Malignaggi might reveal some tactical information to Floyd Mayweather Jr. ahead of August 26th, striking coach Owen Roddy was confidently dismissive. “You can’t prepare for what’s coming,” Roddy told Ariel Helwani. “[Mayweather] won’t know what Conor brings. …

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Watch: UFC Release Free Conor McGregor Fight From Before He Even Joined The Promotion

With a week to go before Conor McGregor’s professional boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather Jr. at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, the UFC have released footage of the last time that the Irishman competed outside of the promotion’s famed octagon. On December 31st 2012, McGregor fought Slovakia’s Ivan Buchinger at The Helix on the Dublin City University campus. McGregor …

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‘He’s Going To Get Himself DQ’d’ – Malignaggi Says McGregor Still ‘Confused’ About Boxing Rules

Despite bringing in Hall of Fame referee Joe Cortez to oversee all of his sparring sessions as if they were real bouts, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor still hasn’t gotten to grips with the rules of boxing. That’s according to McGregor’s former sparring partner Paulie Malignaggi. Malignaggi left the McGregor camp several weeks ago after a well-documented spat over the …

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Watch All Access Mayweather – McGregor: ‘I’m Going To Rip His Head Off And Play Football With It’

The latest episode of Showtime’s All Access Mayweather vs. McGregor aired last night and you can watch it in its entirety below… “If ever there’s a contest to be motivated by, this is it.” Conor McGregor has long claimed that the doubts and nays of others provide him with added motivation. The above statement then, is indeed accurate. McGregor may have …

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Artem Lobov’s Next Opponent And Fight Date Announced

Northern Ireland , Ireland - 19 November 2016; Artem Lobov ahead of his Featherweight bout against Teruto Ishihara at UFC Fight Night 99 in the SSE Arena, Belfast. (Photo By David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Artem Lobov will fight again on October 21st in Gdansk, Poland at the Ergo Arena at UFC Fight Night 118.  Lobov will be up against Andre Fili in a featherweight bout, it has been announced. Now that's a fun fight! @RusHammerMMA vs. @TouchyFili on deck for #UFCGdansk! 🎟 https://t.co/4pemQt78I6 pic.twitter.com/5lhO2My2rc — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) August 18, 2017 Fili fights out …

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The Referee For Mayweather/McGregor Has Just Been Confirmed

Conor McGregor’s camp will be slightly disappointed with the confirmation of Robert Byrd as the referee for the Irishman’s super fight with Floyd Mayweather. It had been suggested by several members of McGregor’s camp that the SBG star was hoping for a referee with some knowledge or appreciation for MMA to take charge on August 26th. Tony Weeks had been …

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