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Jim Watt says Scottish boxing is ‘thriving’ as Farooq & Wilson vie for title

Jim Watt says compatriots Kash Farooq and Jamie Wilson vying for the British bantamweight title shows “boxing is thriving in Scotland”.

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Dana White Shoots Down GSP Fighting Winner of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor

(Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) If Georges St-Pierre wants to make his return to the UFC in the near future, he’s going to have to seek out an opponent other than Conor McGregor or Khabib Nurmagomedov. Just days after St-Pierre said he ‘would be interested’ in a showdown against

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Joseph Benavidez vs. Ray Borg Shifted to UFC 25th Anniversary Card in Denver

A fight between top flyweights Joseph Benavidez and Ray Borg has been shifted to the UFC’s 25th Anniversary fight card in Denver. Though Benavidez vs. Borg had originally been agreed to for Oct. 6 at UFC 229 in Las Vegas, the fight has been moved to Nov. 10 at UFC Fight Night 139, according to a

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Dominick Cruz Discounts TJ Dillashaw’s Claim of World’s Best Bantamweight

“I am the best bantamweight of all time. Here, right now,” TJ Dillashaw said following the second of back-to-back victories over Cody Garbrandt at UFC 227 on Saturday in Los Angeles. Though Dillashaw’s record stands at 16-3 and he has been rather impressive with his wins over Garbrandt, two wins

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Kieran Gething: A boxing career blighted by tragedy

BBC Sport Wales meets Kieran Gething, the Welsh boxer who has overcome adversity in his quest for glory.

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This month in MMA: Nate Diaz’s status hangs over UFC

Diaz threw a tantrum after his announced return was upstaged by Conor McGregor’s. The question is whether it was a momentary reaction or whether he’ll stick to his guns.

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Carl Frampton signs new management deal with MTK Global

Former two-weight world boxing champion Carl Frampton agrees a full managerial deal with MTK Global.

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Demetrious Johnson Lost His Belt, but Tops UFC 227 Fighter Salaries

TJ Dillashaw finished Cody Garbrandt in an immediate rematch to top the UFC 227 fight card. He was close to the top of the fighter payroll, but fell just shy. Demetirous “Mighty Mouse” Johnson, in a narrow loss to Henry Cejudo in the co-main event, top…

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Campbell to fight Mendy on Joshua undercard

Luke Campbell will have the chance to avenge his “devastating” 2015 defeat by Yvan Mendy in a rematch in September.

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Dana White: TJ Dillashaw May Be the Best Bantamweight Ever

(Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) After TJ Dillashaw defeated Cody Garbrandt for the second consecutive time at UFC 227 on Saturday in Los Angeles, the arguments for best bantamweight of all time began to be made, including from Dillashaw himself…

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Georges St-Pierre ‘Would Be Interested’ In Facing Winner of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor

Georges St-Pierre is still looking for a fight and he might have found the right opponent. As the former two-division UFC champion embarks on a tour of Australia this week, he spoke about his future after teasing his return to action earlier this year …

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TJ Dillashaw Doesn’t Think Henry Cejudo Is Deserving of Superfight

(Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) Before UFC 227, TJ Dillashaw and Demetrious Johnson were on a collision course for a superfight, but with Henry Cejudo upsetting the long-standing champ, Dillashaw doesn’t think Cejudo is deserving of the same consideration for such a fight. TRENDING > 

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Demetrious Johnson Reveals Injuries He Believes He Suffered at UFC 227

(Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) Of course Demetrious Johnson was disappointed in losing the UFC flyweight title to Henry Cejudo at UFC 227 on Saturday in Los Angeles. He had lorded over the division for years, having been the only man to have w…

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How T.J. Dillashaw ascended to bantamweight royalty

Dillashaw has a strong argument as the greatest bantamweight in UFC history.

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Henry Cejudo: ‘It Could Have Gone Either Way’; Open to Mighty Mouse Rematch

(Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) Newly minted UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo has no misconceptions that his win over longtime champion Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson was a clear decision. In fact, he admitted that, "It cou…

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Dana White Says No World Tour to Promote Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov

There won’t be a face off between lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor until both fighters arrive in Las Vegas for fight week at UFC 229. After the highly anticipated showdown was finalized and announced on Friday, Nurmagomedov and McGregor quickly got into training camp as

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