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Conor McGregor is a legit star, but according to Dana White, he's even bigger than Brock Lesnar and Georges St-Pierre. Do you agree? Conor McGregor quickly knocked out Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, backing up all the talk he had pre-fight. His last few bouts have surely established McGregor as a legit star, and he has a country backing him up as well. According to the UFC, about 10% of the ticket sales for the event were from Ireland as McGregor's countrymen flew in to Vegas just to see him fight. read news >>

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UFC 178 represented a notorious coming out party for Conor McGregor, who Dana White now calls the biggest star in UFC history. Yes, you read that correctly. After just four fights, the UFC president has conceded that the Irish featherweight is bigger than Georges St-Pierre and Brock Lesnar. When speaking with MMA journalist Ariel Helwani on Fox Sports 1’s UFC 178 post-fight show, White uttered the grand proclamation that the hype and excitement behind McGregor was “bigger than any of the fighter read news >>

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'The pimp is here.' UFC president Dana's White's post-fight introduction of Conor McGregor at UFC 178 wasn't high-brow, but it was apt. It's no secret White had clearly already begun sketching out an addition on his Mount Rushmore of favorites, but the UFC boss broke out the chisel Saturday night when he put 'The Notorious' above both former champions Brock Lesnar and Georges St-Pierre. "Conor McGregor is the real deal - he is legit," White told Ariel Helwani on FOX Sports 1's post-fight show. " read news >>

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It was just over a year ago when Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White compared featherweight prospect Conor McGregor to former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, prompting most of the mixed martial arts (MMA) media to snicker behind the safety of their laptops. Present company included! Well, no one is laughing now, as the "numbers" behind the UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which took place last Sat. night (Sept. 27, 2014) inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevad read news >>

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Conor McGregor convinced many people of his star potential with a first-round knockout of Dustin Poirier on Saturday at UFC 178, but no one more so than UFC President Dana White.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Brock Lesnar took the MMA world by storm when he made his UFC debut back in 2008, managing to capture the Heavyweight belt in his 3rd fight. Lesnar left the organization just as quick as he entered it, leaving after just seven fights. With the way Lesnar was able to achieve such success and with the freakish athleticism he possess, leaves us all asking the question. Could Brock return to the octagon and find success again? Watch as Bleacher Report caught up with some UFC fighters to get their ta read news >>

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Alistair Overeem stepped into the Octagon on Dec. 30, 2011 against Brock Lesnar as the best heavyweight fighter without any Octagon experience. He was seemingly big enough to contend with the likes of Lesnar and arguably swift enough to contend with the likes of then-champion Junior dos Santos. It took just over two minutes and one liver kick to prove the former heavyweight champion an unworthy foe. Lesnar went on to retire, and Overeem was set to take on dos Santos to finally put an end to all read news >>

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Post-knee surgery, UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones took the leap to WWE on Sunday alongside Brock Lesnar, Mike Tyson, Hulk Hogan, and others. read news >>

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I told you fools this was real. There is a reason Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) titleholders like Jon Jones and Ronda Rousey cancel their plans whenever WWE is in town, because they want to see what REAL champions look like. That includes Brock Lesnar, who retired from cagefighting because he wanted a real challenge. And he conquered it. As expected, Lesnar walked all over John Cena last night (Aug. 17, 2014) in the main event of SummerSlam, which took place inside the Staples Center in L read news >>

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Mike Tyson, Brock Lesnar, Hulk Hogan and Big Show? It was quite the star-studded adventure for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on Sunday at WWE SummerSlam 2014.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Jon Jones, Ronda Rousey, and the rest of the 4 horsewomen were attended SummerSlam to watch former UFC champ Brock Lesnar take WWE gold. The WWE hosted one of their biggest events in the year in SummerSlam 2014, and in the main event, former UFC champion Brock Lesnar defeated John Cena to claim the WWE title once again after last holding it back in 2004. There were other UFC champions in attendance though, with Jon Jones and Ronda Rousey enjoying the festivities as well. Related: WWE SummerSlam read news >>

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