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UFC: Conor McGregor challenges old rival Dustin Poirier to exhibition bout in Ireland this December

Conor McGregor has challenged UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier to an exhibition bout in Ireland this December. McGregor, the first simultaneous dual-weight champion in UFC history, last fought in January, when he stopped Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone in just 40 seconds. The Irishman said he intended for that contest to be the first of a 2020 “season” consisting of three fights, but […]

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Conor McGregor: I’m boxing Manny Pacquiao

Ariel Helwani is an MMA reporter at ESPN. Follow him on Twitter at @arielhelwani. UFC star Conor McGregor is in serious talks to fight boxing legend Manny Pacquiao, but the bout isn’t a done deal yet, McGregor’s manager, Audie Attar, told ESPN on Friday. McGregor said Friday afternoon on Twitter that he is “boxing Manny Pacquiao next in the Middle […]

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White on Covington: ‘We won’t muzzle anybody’

UFC president Dana White said his promotion will not “muzzle anybody” when he was asked early Thursday morning about the reaction to recent Colby Covington comments, which several UFC fighters labeled as racist. During a news conference in Abu Dhabi to promote Saturday’s UFC 253 card on “Fight Island,” White was asked about the fallout from Covington’s comments after his […]

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UFC 253 date, start time, card, schedule & odds for Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa

The two best middleweights in the world lock horns in the main event of Saturday’s UFC 253 as Israel Adesanya defends the middleweight championship against No. 2 -anked Paulo Costa from Fight Island at the Flash Forum at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.  The co-main event will feature a result that will have a light heavyweight champion not named Jon Jones or Daniel Cormier for the first time […]

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