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UFC News: Conor McGregor trolled by Nate Diaz, Dana White gives Jon Jones update

Nate Diaz takes aim at Conor McGregor Nate Diaz has fired another shot Conor McGregor’s way. On Saturday night, the UFC’s lightweight champion uploaded a picture of himself elbowing Diaz during their rematch to his official Instagram page. The snap, which was in response to a post from Floyd Mayweather Jr, soon came to the attention of Diaz, who responded by posting a picture of himself punching McGregor during their UFC 196 bout. The accompanying caption read: “Real kill in real war.” Dana White discusses Jon Jones’ future UFC president…

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Conor McGregor fires shot at Floyd Mayweather as Malignaggi rules out fight

Conor McGregor fires back at Floyd Mayweather Conor McGregor has responded to Floyd Mayweather Jr’s latest dig at him.  On Sunday night, Mayweather suggested he wanted to fight the UFC‘s lightweight champion inside the Octagon in a post on Instagram, in which he called ‘The Notorious’ a ‘certified b***h.’ McGregor soon got wind of Mayweather’s latest shot at him and fired back at the Michigan native with an Instagram post of his own, which included a picture of him elbowing Nate Diaz in their UFC 202 bout.  “A real elbow…

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Cash-hungry states betting Supreme Court will legalize sports gambling

They have placed their bets. From New York to California, lawmakers in at least 20 states are wagering that sports gambling could become legal by summer and are crafting legislation to make that happen within their borders. The rush of action stems from a pending case before the Supreme Court — Christie v. NCAA — under which New Jersey, through a suit filed by then-Gov. Chris Christie, is seeking to strike down a federal law that prevents the state from allowing gambling on sports. New Jersey has argued that the…

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UFC News: Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather statement from Dana White, Nate Diaz speaks

Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather 2 talk addressed by Dana White UFC president Dana White has claimed the only way we’ll see a rematch between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr come to fruition is if the Olympian enters the MMA world.  “Obviously, the only way making that fight again makes any sense is if he comes over to the Octagon,” White said during an appearance on UFC Tonight. “We went over and boxed him, the UFC and Conor McGregor. And now it’s time for him to reciprocate and come…

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Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather 2: ‘Money’ speaks out on fight, drops another hint

On Tuesday night, the legendary boxer suggested that he could swap the ring for the Octagon in posts on his Twitter and Instagram pages.  The posts in question saw the 40-year-old enter a cage and look menacingly at the camera.  Mayweather’s video sparked intense speculation that he’s seriously considering having a mixed martial arts bout.  And in the early hours of the morning, he dropped another hint suggesting that may very well be the case.  The second hint came in the form of another video of him inside a cage. …

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Conor McGregor makes big statement on UFC return: I’m ready to go

McGregor, 29, hasn’t set foot inside the Octagon since claiming the lightweight title in the main event of UFC 205.  Nearly 15 months have passed since that historic night at Madison Square Garden, which saw the Irishman become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles simultaneously, and McGregor has yet to reveal his plans to return to MMA. McGregor’s lengthy hiatus from the Octagon is in part down to the UFC’s failure to give him a lucrative new contract. Ireland’s first UFC belt holder is eager to…

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UFC News: Conor McGregor goaded by Floyd Mayweather, GSP bombshell, Nate Diaz claim

Floyd Mayweather drops another MMA fight hint Floyd Mayweather has yet again suggested he’s open to having a mixed martial arts fight with Conor McGregor by posting another video of himself inside a cage to his Twitter and Instagram pages.  On Tuesday night, Mayweather sent the combat sports world into meltdown by putting a clip of himself entering a cage online.  The former five-weight world champion did so again in the early hours of Thursday morning, but this time he briefly spoke about the possibility of entering the MMA world. …

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UFC London tickets: How much do they cost and how can I get them?

Mixed martial arts’ premier promotion returns to London on March 17 for UFC Fight Night 127. The promotion’s tenth visit to the English capital takes place at the home of UK MMA, The O2 Arena. At this moment in time, a main event for the card has not been announced. As it stands, the card’s main attraction is a light-heavyweight bout between London’s own Jimi Manuwa and Jan Blachowicz. In the last few years, tickets for UFC’s UK events have sold out in less than a few hours. Here’s how you…

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Nate Diaz told to stop ‘bulls******g’ fans with comeback talk and reveal his real plans

Last week, Diaz revealed he’d grown tiresome of sitting on the sidelines and was planning a summer return to the cage. “Sick of sitting around waiting for you f*****s to do s**t there’s no excitement in this fight s**t step your games up I’ll see u around may, June,” the youngest Diaz brother said in a recent Instagram post. “Sincerely The Real Champ.” Upon seeing Diaz’s Instagram post, former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez offered to welcome the Stockton native back to the Octagon. However, according to Alvarez, the Ultimate Fighter…

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Ronda Rousey begins new career — and gets a new nickname

Ronda Rousey has ditched UFC for WWE — and adopted a new nickname. Once the most dangerous woman in MMA, Rousey officially made the anticipated jump to WWE on Sunday night with a surprise appearance at the Royal Rumble in Philadelphia. The former UFC bantamweight champion also told ESPN that she’s fully committed to wrestling and not just planning cameos at WWE’s biggest events. “This is my life now. Yeah, they have first priority on my time for the next several years,” she said. “This is not a smash and…

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