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Sometimes a coach has to talk tough to their fighters to get them to listen. While Conor McGregor has quickly risen up the UFC ranks to a title shot and MMA stardom, his career wasn't always so clear cut. Back in his teen years he stopped going to the gym and stopped training, to the point that his mother was apprently calling up his coach, John Kavanagh, and asking him to get Conor motivated to get back in the gym again. He did, and judging by the results, it must have been a hell of a phone ca read news >>

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UFC featherweight superstar, Conor McGregor draws a comparison between himself and famed Dutch artist, Vincent van Gogh. Vincent van Gogh was famous for many reasons, but I'll just highlight the most obvious ones. He was an insanely talented and prolific artist with over 2100 paintings by the time he died at age 37 He was crazier than an outhouse rat He cut his own ear off and had it delivered to a prostitute he frequented Now you may be asking yourself, 'Self, why in the world is she talking ab read news >>

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It’s a new fight week, which brings the debut episode of “UFC 183 Embedded” and a preview of Saturday’s pay-per-view event. Check out the star-studded episode.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Time to start changing those flight and hotel reservations. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White recently suggested the much-anticipated featherweight title fight between division kingpin Jose Aldo, and No. 1 contender Conor McGregor, would take place at UFC 187 on May 24, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Not so fast. According to statements head trainer John Kavanagh made to NewsTalk Breakfast (via MMA Fighting), McGregor and Aldo will likely square off inside the Octagon later i read news >>

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“Aldo is going to be faster than him. We saw Conor get tripped a few times by Siver... with Aldo’s speed and power, he’s going to chop those legs down and if for whatever reason he’s getting tagged up at all in the feet, I can see him blast double and taking this dude down and just staying on top of him. ...I don’t think Conor’s going to beat Aldo. No.” read news >>

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It appears that the May timeframe for Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor is being pushed back to a possible summertime event in the heat of Las Vegas. read news >>

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It appears that one of the more anticipated UFC bouts of 2015 might be bumped back a couple of months from the original plan. Could the biggest featherweight bout in UFC history not take place in May after all? That was the expected timeline for the featherweight title scrap between Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo - May 23rd, to be exact. But according to McGregor's coach Pat Kavanagh in a discussion with Newsalk Breakfast (via MMA Fighting), that does not appear to be the case any more: "It's not read news >>

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Conor McGregor's upcoming title challenge against UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will be in Las Vegas, as expected, however talks of a May date appear to have been premature. Immediately following McGregor's recent win over Dennis Siver, UFC President Dana White announced that the promotion was targeting a slot around Memorial Day weekend for the Irishman's blockbuster title fight. But McGregor's head coach at SBG Ireland, John Kavanagh, said Tuesday that plans have now been pushed back to read news >>

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"If I lose I become the man that talked the talk but did not walk the walk. I go back to fighting in front of 100 people in GAA halls for €150. I've lost my mind doing this. Like Vincent van Gogh. He dedicated his life to his art and lost his mind in the process. That's happened to me. But fuck it. When that gold belt is around my waist and when my mother has a big mansion, when my girlfriend has a different car for every day of the week, when my kids have everything they ever want...then it wil read news >>

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Selling autograph cards of UFC fighters on the internet has become a popular additional income for one fan or another. For former bantamweight title challenger Miesha Tate, it's nothing but a thorn in her side, hence she will quit returning fan mail with signed pictures. For resourceful fans around the world it has become a welcome line of business to sell signed pictures of popular UFC fighters via the internet. UFC bantamweight and former title challenger Miesha Tate is very down on this new b read news >>

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Urijah Faber isn’t ready to apply the “Irish Muhammad Ali” label to Conor McGregor. Faber also believes Jose Aldo to be a better fighter than McGregor.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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UFC 183 fighter weigh-ins take place Friday, and the preceding UFC Fight Club Q&A session promises to be a lively one.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has never been a fan of talkers. Ahead of his Jan. 31 showdown with Nick Diaz at UFC 183, Silva is urging featherweight champion Jose Aldo to punish No. 1 contender Conor McGregor for his vocabulary. "Aldo said what we needed to hear," Silva told Globo (via Bloody Elbow). "He's the king, Chad Mendes is the prince and McGregor is the joker. Enough said. I think that McGregor is a cool guy but Aldo is a lot cooler. Aldo is my brother until I die. Hit read news >>

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Conor McGregor has taken the UFC by storm, and nowhere has his impact been felt more than in his native Ireland. Such is his popularity in the country that the state's broadcaster, RTE, is showing a six-part documentary about the UFC featherweight contender that begins Monday night. In the documentary, McGregor draws an interesting comparison between himself and the 19th century post-impressionist painter, Vincent van Gogh. As per the Sunday World, via Balls.ie: I've lost my mind doing this. Lik read news >>

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