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Alvarez, Woodley Latest Examples Of Conor McGregor’s Influence On UFC

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With last month’s opening-round, knockout-victory over Rafael dos Anjos, seasoned MMA veteran Eddie Alvarez beat the odds to become the UFC’s new lightweight king and the latest unofficial member of the promotion’s growing group of late-blooming champions. Alvarez has waited a very long time to get to the top—and he’s definitely paid his dues along the way. But the proud ...

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Conor McGregor Opens As Favorite For Rematch With Nate Diaz

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After months of often ridiculous rumors, high-stakes negotiations, and big-money meetings at over-priced restaurants, the rematch between featherweight king Conor McGregor and lightweight contender Nate Diaz has officially been rescheduled for UFC 202 on August 20th in Sin City. Announced during Saturday’s UFC 199, the second chapter of this cash-fueled conflict will allow both fighters to take advantage of a ...

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Conor McGregor-Nate Diaz 2 won’t be payday UFC is expecting

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Along with a steady supply of memorable one-liners, a ton of knockout power, and enough swagger for a Guy Ritchie film, Conor McGregor is never short of potential opponents, and since suffering an unexpected submission-loss to Nate Diaz earlier this month, everybody wants a shot at the UFC’s reigning featherweight king. But despite a growing line of potential opponents, and ...

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Losses suffered by McGregor and Holm leaves UFC without ”invincible” superstar

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Once again, the world of mixed martial arts has been thrown into complete chaos after Miesha Tate submitted Holly Holm to capture the women’s bantamweight crown, and Nate Diaz earned the biggest victory of his career with a jaw-dropping win over featherweight king Conor McGregor at Saturday’s UFC 196 in Las Vegas. Beyond the obvious repercussions of Saturday’s results, the ...

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Like him or not, all fight fans are invested in Conor McGregor’s career

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Now that we’ve all had time to accept the disappointment of losing the lightweight title fight between reigning champ Rafael dos Anjos and featherweight king Conor McGregor, Saturday’s welterweight contest at UFC 196 between McGregor and Nate Diaz has somehow become quite intriguing. As expected, the run-up to Saturday’s co-main event has provided us with a variety of unforgettable quotes ...

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Conor McGregor shouldn’t be wasting his time on Nate Diaz

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Earlier this week, mma fans received some of the worst news possible when it was announced that a broken foot was going to stop reigning UFC lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos from facing-off with featherweight king Conor McGregor in the co-main event of next month’s UFC 196 in Las Vegas. However, not long after learning of the Brazilian’s injury, things ...

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Until defeated, Conor McGregor can say whatever he wants

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With a historic showdown against lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos just six weeks away, it’s no surprise that UFC featherweight king Conor McGregor’s pre-fight assault on the Brazilian’s psyche was the main attraction at last week’s UFC 197 press conference in Las Vegas. Immediately following a fashionably late arrival, McGregor poked and prodded his upcoming opponent with constant interruptions, criticized ...

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Conor McGregor, Holly Holm expected to headline UFC 197

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Despite a long list of worthy candidates, the two most significant victories of 2015 didn’t happen until the last two months of the year when Holly Holm took the UFC women’s bantamweight belt from Ronda Rousey in November, and Conor McGregor knocked-out Jose Aldo in early December to become the promotion’s new featherweight king. Since beating the odds to defeat ...

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