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Conor McGregor recently appeared on BT Sports' Beyond the Octagon and had a strange threat for Chad Mendes. Conor McGregor, accompanied by his coach, John Kavanagh, made an appearance on Beyond the Octagon on BT Sports. While there, McGregor talked about about his place in the featherweight division, and he didn't shy away from what he felt his next fight should be. McGregor is pushing hard for a title shot, and told the crew at BtO that he's next in line. (transcript via Sean Sheehan of severem read news >>

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The press releases and promotional materials may sell Bellator 128's main event as a title unification bout, but don't tell that to the man wearing the interim strap. After being burned by a six-day notice cancellation of their summer meeting, Joe Warren tends to reject the idea that young Brazilian bantamweight Eduardo Dantas can still call himself a rightful Bellator champion. "I'm the champion now. I have the belt around my waist now," Warren told MMAFighting.com. "He has pulled out for the l read news >>

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"Showtime" thinks that he'll get things done quickly against "El Nino" and responded to Khabib Nurmagomedov's criticism after Nurmagomedov said that the UFC lightweight champion is "a playboy that just want to party". Anthony Pettis is confident that his return to the octagon will last no longer than one round. The UFC Lightweight champion will defend his belt for the first time at UFC 181, on December 6, ending a layoff of 15 months.. In an interview to Combate.com, "Showtime" said that he has read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Big Nog wants one more crack at Frank Mir. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira can't forget his feud with Frank Mir, who already beat "Minotauro" two times. However, the possibility of ending his career having at least one victory over his rival is a big motivator for Big Nog. He asked for a third shot at Mir before his retirement in an interview for Globo. "I'm 'choking' about his last win. I want to fight against him again, for sure, face him and impose my pace. I want this bout for 2015, this is my plan read news >>

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Eddie also doesn't intend to let his bout against "Cowboy" go the distance because those types of fights are wrong and are ruining the sport of MMA. If you ask Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White, incompetent judges ruin the outcome of a fight, more often than not. And no matter how hard he tries to fix the issue, bad decisions will pop up from time to time. Eddie Alvarez also hates when fights go to a decision, which is why the former Bellator lightweight champion has a fi read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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"Vai Cavalo" isn't intimidated by Velasquez's wrestling credentials and promises to try to put the UFC Heavyweight champion on his back in the cage. Two-time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion, Fabricio Werdum is confident he'll be able to use his ground game skills against Cain Velasquez and not only from the bottom. The next challenger for the UFC Heavyweight title told Ag. Fight that he plans to take the champion down in their upcoming bout at the main event of UFC 180, on November 15. "I can read news >>

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And "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy," for one, was happy to see Scott Coker replace him as head cheese. "I was so happy. I was real calm. Bjorn Rebney just made empty promises. He promised so much and he never followed through at all. I'm not going into detail, [but it was] things I had battle for in my contract. He says 'no, we're not going to do that.' [I said] 'it's in my contract, you have to.' It came down to the last two weeks before fight and then he finally came through, he had no choice. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Given that Bjorn Rebney brought former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz out of retirement, one might assume the former UFC light heavyweight champion was disappointed to see the company's former CEO get shown the door. One would be wrong. On Monday's edition of The MMA Hour, Ortiz said that he was as happy as anyone else when he heard the news Rebney had been shown the door and Strikeforce founder Scott Coker was tapped to take his place. "I was so happy," Ortiz said. "I was real calm. read news >>

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That's one way to erase the memory of his lackluster fight against Brendan Schaub at UFC 174 earlier this year. Andrei Arlovski's much-anticipated return to the Octagon wasn't exactly filled with the fireworks everyone was hoping for. In fact, his fight against Brendan Schaub, which went down at UFC 174 back on June 14, 2014, was pretty much a dud, as both men failed to really dish out much offense. But hey, it takes two to tango. The result prompted Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Presiden read news >>

  • a month ago
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Dana White 'promises' that Urijah Faber and T.J. Dillashaw would be willing to fight each other if offered. After dispatching Joe Soto on his first title defense, discussions about T.J. Dillashaw's next fight naturally popped up. Barao is out of the picture, and while the more logical step would be to face Raphael Assuncao, some of the media also asked about a potential bout against Dillashaw's Team Alpha Male stablemate in Urijah Faber. The duo had stated in the past that they wouldn't face eac read news >>

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Although Rafael Assuncao could be next up and everyone wants to know if he'd fight Urijah Faber, TJ Dillashaw is having none of it. He's in line for a little R&R next. read news >>

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