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Nov 11

Conor McGregor’s ‘Notorious’ documentary full of never before seen footage and some sparring with Malignaggi

“It’s either all or nothing in the game I’m in,” a baby faced Conor McGregor says during the opening credits of the documentary “Conor McGregor: Notorious” that covers the rapid ascent of the Irishman. “My dream is to be the world champion in the UFC,…

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Nov 10

Anderson Silva tests positive for banned substance, legendary career hangs in balance

Legendary former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is accused of failing an Oct. 26 anti-doping test, putting his career in jeopardy. The career of UFC legend Anderson Silva hangs in the balance after the UFC announced in a short news release t…

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Nov 10

Conor McGregor storms cage after teammate’s victory at Bellator 187 and confronts referee

After the Irishman was reprimanded by referee Marc Goddard for walking around the Octagon and being a distraction at UFC Gdansk last month, McGregor took things a step further at Bellator 187 by jumping into the cage and confronting Goddard after watch…

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Nov 09

Dana White addresses possible Conor McGregor-Georges St-Pierre super fight and interest in promoting boxing matches

The MMA world is still buzzing with Georges St-Pierre’s victory over Michael Bisping at UFC 217 to claim the middleweight title after a four year absence. With plenty of options on the table, the one that has garnered the most attention is a potential…

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Nov 05

Saint Preux lands brutal head kick knockout at UFC 217

Ovince Saint Preux lands brutal head kick knockout in come-from-behind victory over Corey Anderson at UFC 217.

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Nov 05

Former NFL defensive lineman Greg Hardy wins MMA debut with 32-second knockout

Former NFL defensive lineman Greg Hardy had a successful MMA debut Saturday, scoring a knockout of Joe Hawkins in just 32 seconds at the Rise of a Warrior 21 event in Fort Pierce, Florida.

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Nov 05

Russian MMA fighter pens poem praising Putin

Alex Ovechkin appears to be just one of Vladimir Putin’s admirers in the world of sports.

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Nov 01

Conor McGregor addresses use of gay slur; reveals plans for next fight

Conor McGregor found himself in a bit of hot water after being captured on camera using a gay slur during a conversation with teammate Artem Lobov after his loss to Andre Fili at UFC Fight Night 118. “I witnessed (Lobov) lose a fight in a potential ca…

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Oct 25

Michael Bisping being sued for assault at a California gym

The Brit is being sued by a teenager who alleges that Bisping choked him at a 24-Hour Fitness gym in July.

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Oct 24

Dustin Poirier to auction off UFC fight kit to benefit family of cop killed in the line of duty

Dustin Poirier will return to the Octagon on Nov. 11 to face Anthony Pettis in the main event of UFC Fight Night 120. And, for the second time, Poirier will be competing with a bigger cause in mind.

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Oct 24

Andre Fili responds to ‘fake’ Conor McGregor after Irishman called him a gay slur

Fili addressed McGregor’s use of the gay slur and went as far as suggesting that the Irishman was being “fake” with him.

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Oct 21

Conor McGregor scolded by referee at UFC Fight Night event

Conor McGregor managed to find himself in the middle of the action at UFC Fight Night 118 in Gdansk, Poland on Saturday.

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Oct 12

Ronda Rousey teases signing with the WWE

It’s become more and more obvious that Ronda Rousey’s career as a mixed martial artist has come to an end, but we could see her in a ring.

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Oct 10

What’s next for Conor McGregor: Diaz, Ferguson or WrestleMania?

With his dream bout against Floyd Mayweather in his rearview mirror, McGregor’s next act is under a microscope. The one that has lingered for quite some time is a third fight with Nate Diaz, but UFC president Dana White has squashed the notion that a …

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Oct 09

Dana White blasts Jason Aldean for not performing at UFC 216: Stay Out Of Las Vegas!

Although the rest of the country may see Jason Aldean as a hero, Dana White is none too happy with the country singer who was on stage when the mass shooting in Las Vegas began that claimed 58 lives and injured nearly 500 people at the Route 91 Harvest…

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Oct 08

UFC 216 opens with heartfelt tribute to Las Vegas mass shooting victims and survivors

The main card of UFC 216 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas opened with a heartfelt tribute to the victims, survivors and first responders of the tragic mass shooting that claimed 58 lives and injured nearly 500 at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las …

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