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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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Conor McGregor, the loquacious 26-year-old Irishman with a silver tongue, golden fists and cash-green dreams, had less than two minutes to style on poor Dustin Poirier at UFC 178. Then it was all over, a left hand just missing Poirier's head but the attached elbow doing no such thing, leaving the No. 5 featherweight in the world dazed, confused and dumbfounded. It was a brutal finish to a brutal build—one punctuated by taunts, shoves and enough ugly looks to make one wonder if McGregor is a lost read news >>

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There’s no way around it: Conor McGregor is a star. If you don’t believe it, just ask him. That will give him all the opportunity he needs to tell you about his custom-made suits and his shiny gold watch, both of which, he insists, would go perfectly with a UFC title (...) 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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Kid Nate and Victor Rodriguez look back at UFC 178 with commentary and reviews of every fight on the card. read news >>

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At least for the moment, widespread rumors that Gina Carano plans to return to MMA and challenge UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey have subsided. That's because the former Strikeforce women's featherweight title challenger told MMA Fighting (h/t Yahoo Sports) that she plans on starring in a pair of movies, one in October and another in December. In mid-October, Carano will travel to Baton Rouge to begin filming heist flick Bus 657, a film that has a $22,000,000 budget and will feature read news >>

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Although it has been rumored Gina Carano will return to mixed martial arts to face UFC women’s bantamweight queen Ronda Rousey, the ex-Strikeforce titlist currently has other endeavors lined up for the second half of 2014. read news >>

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Although it has been rumored Gina Carano will return to mixed martial arts to face UFC women’s bantamweight queen Ronda Rousey, the ex-Strikeforce titlist currently has other endeavors lined up for the second half of 2014. read news >>

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Kickboxing star Melvin Manhoef recounts a story about how he was tricked into fighting Mark Hunt. Bellator middleweight Melvin Manhoef is not one to reminisce over past glories, yet even he could not help but recount a particularly memorable one in 2008 - when he was hoodwinked into facing Mark Hunt. Manhoef was coming off a loss to Gegard Mousasi in DREAM and his manager was anxious to get him back in the win column. Soon afterwards, he received a call and was given an enticing offer to fight a read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rising star Conor McGregor gets mic'd up to call the play-by-play for fellow Ireland import Norman Parke, who recently battled Jon Tuck last October in Manchester. The "Full Blast" video is designed to drum up hype for McGregor's "Notorious" showdown against Dustin Poirier at UFC 178 later this month in Las Vegas, Nevada (more on that here). Now if he could also be mic'd up and do play-by-play for his "Diamond" fight, now THAT would be impressive. read news >>

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