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give me sport
Top UFC star: No way McGregor beats Diaz in rematchone of the biggest in UFC history. One top UFC star sees the fight as being ver
Top UFC star: No way McGregor beats Diaz in rematch
give me sport / Posted yesterday
one of the biggest in UFC history. One top UFC star sees the fight as being very one-sided, to Diaz that is. The Rematch Rafael dos Anjos, who was supposed to face McGregor at UFC 196 before pulling out - with Diaz stepping in to replace him -... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Fighter pay and free agency: Where does UFC go from here?and willing to fight on short notice at the UFC’s behest. The only loss in that
Fighter pay and free agency: Where does UFC go from here?
Yahoo Sports / Posted 2 days ago
and willing to fight on short notice at the UFC’s behest. The only loss in that span was to current lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos, who himself has won 10 of his past 11 – so hardly a loss to hang your head over. “The kid made over... Read more
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FOX News
What Dana White got very wrong about Donald 'Cowboy' Cerronebeater and then come out and get stopped in the first round by a body shot." Y
What Dana White got very wrong about Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
beater and then come out and get stopped in the first round by a body shot." Yes, Cerrone lost to lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos last December in the first round, after getting stuck with a hard body shot. Any pro fighter who has... Read more
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Sherdog
Referees, Judges Assigned for 5 UFC Title Bouts at International Fight WeekLas Vegas on July 9 and will air on pay-per-view. Two other title bouts are se
Referees, Judges Assigned for 5 UFC Title Bouts at International Fight Week
Sherdog / Posted 3 days ago
Las Vegas on July 9 and will air on pay-per-view. Two other title bouts are set to take place that same week. On July 7, Rafael dos Anjos will defend the lightweight crown against Eddie Alvarez at UFC Fight Night at MGM Grand Garden Arena in a... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Georges St-Pierre Negotiating Return to UFC, Interested in Bisping, McGregorlightweight division. That throws open the door to a number of interesting figh
Georges St-Pierre Negotiating Return to UFC, Interested in Bisping, McGregor
Bleacher Report / Posted 4 days ago
lightweight division. That throws open the door to a number of interesting fights, including Conor McGregor, Nate Diaz and Rafael dos Anjos. While there aren't any specifics, St-Pierre fans can officially get excited about his career again, and... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
MMA rankings: It's moving day for Michael Bispingcareer with his unique kickboxing style, but has proven himself to be a formida
MMA rankings: It's moving day for Michael Bisping
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 days ago
career with his unique kickboxing style, but has proven himself to be a formidable challenge for his division’s best. 1. Rafael Dos Anjos 2. Khabib Nurmagomedov 3. Tony Ferguson 4. Eddie Alvarez 5. Gilbert Melendez 6. Edson Barboza 7. Will... Read more
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FOX News
Donald Cerrone details why he'd rather fight Nate Diaz over Conor McGregorfight anybody." More from FoxSports Since entering the UFC in 2011, Cerrone h
Donald Cerrone details why he'd rather fight Nate Diaz over Conor McGregor
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
fight anybody." More from FoxSports Since entering the UFC in 2011, Cerrone has only lost to three men: Anthony Pettis, Rafael dos Anjos (x2) and Nate Diaz. Diaz absolutely destroyed Cerrone in there fight at UFC 141, landing a career-high 238... Read more
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give me sport
UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs Thompson headlines preview and predictionstwo since moving up from lightweight. Cerrone challenged for the Lightweight b
UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs Thompson headlines preview and predictions
give me sport / Posted 8 days ago
two since moving up from lightweight. Cerrone challenged for the Lightweight belt last December, but suffered a loss to Rafael Dos Anjos. Since there was no chance of a title shot in the near future, he decided to move up in weight. He faced... Read more
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Sherdog
Survival of the Illest in a Chaotic Lightweight Wintertitle eliminator two months ago. The fact that Alvarez has underachieved in th
Survival of the Illest in a Chaotic Lightweight Winter
Sherdog / Posted 8 days ago
title eliminator two months ago. The fact that Alvarez has underachieved in the UFC but still earned a title bid against Rafael dos Anjos seems to suggest that you don’t always need a gaudy eight-fight winning streak in the division to get a... Read more
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ESPN
Pettis to fight as featherweight against Oliveirathe midst of a three-fight skid. The 29-year-old Milwaukee native lost the 155-
Pettis to fight as featherweight against Oliveira
ESPN / Posted 8 days ago
the midst of a three-fight skid. The 29-year-old Milwaukee native lost the 155-pound championship belt to current champion Rafael dos Anjos in March 2015 and has dropped back-to-back decisions to Eddie Alvarez and Edson Barboza in the... Read more
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give me sport
It's time to remember the upcoming UFC title fight going under the radarUFC 202, you might be forgiven for not remembering that the UFC Lightweight tit
It's time to remember the upcoming UFC title fight going under the radar
give me sport / Posted 9 days ago
UFC 202, you might be forgiven for not remembering that the UFC Lightweight title will soon be up for grabs. The champion, Rafael dos Anjos (25-7), looks to secure his second title defense against the scrappy Eddie Alvarez (27-4), the former... Read more
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give me sport
Rival thinks he knows why Conor McGregor may be against Featherweight returnat UFC 194 in December 2015, the Irishman has been conspicuous by his absence f
Rival thinks he knows why Conor McGregor may be against Featherweight return
give me sport / Posted 10 days ago
at UFC 194 in December 2015, the Irishman has been conspicuous by his absence from the division. Initially slated to fight Rafael dos Anjos at Lightweight before the Brazilian pulled out through injury, McGregor then took on Nate Diaz at 170 pounds... Read more
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Former UFC Champion switching divisions in hope of successheading his way. He headlined his first pay-per-view event as a defending champ
Former UFC Champion switching divisions in hope of success
give me sport / Posted 15 days ago
heading his way. He headlined his first pay-per-view event as a defending champion at UFC 185. He was up against Rafael Dos Anjos, Pettis was the favourite leading into the bout. However, it was noticeable very quickly into the fight,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Frankie Edgar's on excitement overload for UFC 200, Conor McGregor and Brock Lesnarin ever returning to the 145-pound featherweight division is a mystery. After M
Frankie Edgar's on excitement overload for UFC 200, Conor McGregor and Brock Lesnar
Los Angeles Times / Posted 16 days ago
in ever returning to the 145-pound featherweight division is a mystery. After McGregor knocked out Aldo, he sought to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight belt, but Dos Anjos pulled out less than two weeks before with a foot injury. That... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Conor McGregor-Nate Diaz rematch will happen at UFC 202 on August 20for McGregor in March at UFC 196, when his bid to win the lightweight (155-poun
Conor McGregor-Nate Diaz rematch will happen at UFC 202 on August 20
Los Angeles Times / Posted 20 days ago
for McGregor in March at UFC 196, when his bid to win the lightweight (155-pound) belt against Huntington Beach-trained Rafael Dos Anjos was scrapped by Dos Anjos’ foot injury and Diaz agreed to be a replacement less than two weeks before the... Read more
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Rappler
Diaz-McGregor rematch set for UFC 202 in Augustpresident Dana White with the signature “Stockton Slap” on the head. Diaz, who
Diaz-McGregor rematch set for UFC 202 in August
Rappler / Posted 20 days ago
president Dana White with the signature “Stockton Slap” on the head. Diaz, who stepped in as a replacement for the injured Rafael dos Anjos on 11 days' notice, shocked the world by submitting the UFC featherweight titleholder in a welterweight bout... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Dominick Cruz reclaims UFC bantamweight titlelosing his belt. “I thought after the last two rounds I’d won pretty decisivel
Dominick Cruz reclaims UFC bantamweight title
Calgary Sun / Posted 20 days ago
losing his belt. “I thought after the last two rounds I’d won pretty decisively ... I feel I won that fight.” Last March, Rafael dos Anjos wrote the book on how to beat then-lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. On Sunday, Eddie Alvarez stole the... Read more
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Sherdog
Nate Diaz-Conor McGregor Rematch Official for UFC 202 on Aug. 20to hammer out a deal, and after some rough patches, all parties were able to co
Nate Diaz-Conor McGregor Rematch Official for UFC 202 on Aug. 20
Sherdog / Posted 20 days ago
to hammer out a deal, and after some rough patches, all parties were able to come to terms. McGregor was supposed to face Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight title at UFC 196 on March 5, but the champion had to withdraw from the bout due to... Read more
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ESPN
Nate Diaz, McGregor to headline UFC 202 cardby knocking out Jose Aldo in a UFC title fight record 13 seconds. He was sched
Nate Diaz, McGregor to headline UFC 202 card
ESPN / Posted 20 days ago
by knocking out Jose Aldo in a UFC title fight record 13 seconds. He was scheduled to fight 155-pound lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos in March, but dos Anjos withdrew with a foot injury. That opened the door for a non-title welterweight fight... Read more
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The Sport Bible
Nate Diaz Has Been Singing Conor McGregor's Praiseshas been complimenting Conor McGregor. The two UFC fighters have been at odds
Nate Diaz Has Been Singing Conor McGregor's Praises
The Sport Bible / Posted 21 days ago
has been complimenting Conor McGregor. The two UFC fighters have been at odds ever since Diaz was drafted in to replace Rafael Dos Anjos as McGregor's opponent at UFC 196.The Stockton native stunned the MMA world when he choked the Irishman out,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Conor McGregor's rematch with Nate Diaz is in serious doubtbut people want to see Conor McGregor fight Frankie Edgar or Jose Aldo again, t
Conor McGregor's rematch with Nate Diaz is in serious doubt
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
but people want to see Conor McGregor fight Frankie Edgar or Jose Aldo again, too. "I’m sure they’d want to see him fight Rafael dos Anjos at 155 for that title. So there’s a lot of fights out there for Conor if we can’t get this Nate fight... Read more
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Adelaide Now
UFC boss’ huge McGregor-Diaz II problempeople want to see Conor McGregor fight Frankie Edgar or Jose Aldo again, too.
UFC boss’ huge McGregor-Diaz II problem
Adelaide Now / Posted 22 days ago
people want to see Conor McGregor fight Frankie Edgar or Jose Aldo again, too. I’m sure they’d want to see him fight Rafael dos Anjos at 155 for that title. So there’s a lot of fights out there for Conor if we can’t get this Nate... Read more
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Herald Sun
UFC boss’ huge McGregor-Diaz II problempeople want to see Conor McGregor fight Frankie Edgar or Jose Aldo again, too.
UFC boss’ huge McGregor-Diaz II problem
Herald Sun / Posted 22 days ago
people want to see Conor McGregor fight Frankie Edgar or Jose Aldo again, too. I’m sure they’d want to see him fight Rafael dos Anjos at 155 for that title. So there’s a lot of fights out there for Conor if we can’t get this Nate... Read more
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Perth Now
UFC boss’ huge McGregor-Diaz II problempeople want to see Conor McGregor fight Frankie Edgar or Jose Aldo again, too.
UFC boss’ huge McGregor-Diaz II problem
Perth Now / Posted 22 days ago
people want to see Conor McGregor fight Frankie Edgar or Jose Aldo again, too. I’m sure they’d want to see him fight Rafael dos Anjos at 155 for that title. So there’s a lot of fights out there for Conor if we can’t get this Nate... Read more
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The Courier Mail
UFC boss’ huge McGregor-Diaz II problempeople want to see Conor McGregor fight Frankie Edgar or Jose Aldo again, too.
UFC boss’ huge McGregor-Diaz II problem
The Courier Mail / Posted 22 days ago
people want to see Conor McGregor fight Frankie Edgar or Jose Aldo again, too. I’m sure they’d want to see him fight Rafael dos Anjos at 155 for that title. So there’s a lot of fights out there for Conor if we can’t get this Nate... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
UFC boss’ huge McGregor-Diaz II problempeople want to see Conor McGregor fight Frankie Edgar or Jose Aldo again, too.
UFC boss’ huge McGregor-Diaz II problem
Daily Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
people want to see Conor McGregor fight Frankie Edgar or Jose Aldo again, too. I’m sure they’d want to see him fight Rafael dos Anjos at 155 for that title. So there’s a lot of fights out there for Conor if we can’t get this Nate... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Dana White Unsure If He Can Sign McGregor-Diaz RematchOn The Herd, White said they are actively looking at other options—including th
Dana White Unsure If He Can Sign McGregor-Diaz Rematch
Bleacher Report / Posted 22 days ago
On The Herd, White said they are actively looking at other options—including the winner of Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar or Rafael dos Anjos—along with the Diaz bout. Yet, that’s not the only fight McGregor has been linked to in the past few weeks.... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Conor McGregor Claims He ‘Slapped The Head Off’ Nate Diaz At UFC 196submission, but McGregor, who agreed to a 170-pound weight limit despite initia
Conor McGregor Claims He ‘Slapped The Head Off’ Nate Diaz At UFC 196
New England Sports Network / Posted 24 days ago
submission, but McGregor, who agreed to a 170-pound weight limit despite initially training for a 155-pound bout with Rafael dos Anjos, is convinced he owned the early portion of the fight. “The first eight minutes of the fight was easy,”... Read more
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The Sport Bible
Conor McGregor Ready To Make Adjustments Ahead Of Nate Diaz Rematchto take it's toll. The Crumlin-fighter was moving up from 145lbs to 155lbs to c
Conor McGregor Ready To Make Adjustments Ahead Of Nate Diaz Rematch
The Sport Bible / Posted 24 days ago
to take it's toll. The Crumlin-fighter was moving up from 145lbs to 155lbs to challenger for the lightweight title until Rafael Dos Anjos got injured. He then agreed to take on Diaz at 170lbs, where his cardio failed him. Team McGregor... Read more
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Conor McGregor reveals two pre-fight mistakes that cost him vs Diazwith such little time to find the extra weight needed to jump from 155 - the we
Conor McGregor reveals two pre-fight mistakes that cost him vs Diaz
give me sport / Posted 24 days ago
with such little time to find the extra weight needed to jump from 155 - the weight he was set to fight Rafael dos Anjos at before the Brazilian pulled out through injury - and 170 pounds, McGregor made the decision to stop... Read more
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Conor McGregor appears to have one demand for Nate Diaz rematchcatapult himself up the weight categories. Already having planned to jump from
Conor McGregor appears to have one demand for Nate Diaz rematch
give me sport / Posted 24 days ago
catapult himself up the weight categories. Already having planned to jump from his 145-pound featherweight division to face Rafael dos Anjos at 155, when the latter pulled out, McGregor ended up fighting Diaz at a heady 170-pounds. You might think... Read more
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ESPN
Lessons learned, McGregor as confident as everloss to Diaz, McGregor agreed to a 170-pound weight limit, despite training for
Lessons learned, McGregor as confident as ever
ESPN / Posted 25 days ago
loss to Diaz, McGregor agreed to a 170-pound weight limit, despite training for a 155-pound bout against champion Rafael dos Anjos. That mindset has apparently not changed; McGregor told ESPN.com he was adamant that the Diaz rematch take... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Undefeated Garbrandt is UFC's next big starStephens might not quite qualify as a top contender, but he’s a former lightwei
Undefeated Garbrandt is UFC's next big star
Calgary Sun / Posted 26 days ago
Stephens might not quite qualify as a top contender, but he’s a former lightweight with a knockout of 155-pound champion Rafael dos Anjos on his resume, so he’s no easy out, either. As for what the win for Stephens means? It’s hard to say. He’s... Read more
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Philboxing
ALBERT PAGARA TRAINS AT WILD CARD GYMPagara is training under strength and conditioning coach Nick Curson who also t
ALBERT PAGARA TRAINS AT WILD CARD GYM
Philboxing / Posted 27 days ago
Pagara is training under strength and conditioning coach Nick Curson who also trains UFC light welterweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos at the Wild Card Gym. Curson is also the trainer of Russian Ruslan Provodnikov, ex-WBO light welterweight champion.... Read more
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give me sport
Taking on Floyd Mayweather would be huge mistake by Conor McGregorUFC and can generate millions with potential rematches with, Diaz, Aldo and the
Taking on Floyd Mayweather would be huge mistake by Conor McGregor
give me sport / Posted 29 days ago
UFC and can generate millions with potential rematches with, Diaz, Aldo and the proposed fight with lightweight champion, Rafael Dos Anjos; a fight which previously fell through. His skill set lies within the octagon and there is huge risk... Read more
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Rappler
Pinoy boxer Albert Pagara trains with UFC champ Rafael dos Anjoswho holds the WBO Intercontinental super bantamweight title, is currently train
Pinoy boxer Albert Pagara trains with UFC champ Rafael dos Anjos
Rappler / Posted 29 days ago
who holds the WBO Intercontinental super bantamweight title, is currently training with UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos under the tutelage of strength and conditioning coach Nick Curson. Curson posted a video of Pagara and Dos... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Nate Diaz calls McGregor-Mayweather match a ‘publicity stunt’he refused to fly to Las Vegas for promotional obligations. McGregor was initi
Nate Diaz calls McGregor-Mayweather match a ‘publicity stunt’
Inquirier.net / Posted 30 days ago
he refused to fly to Las Vegas for promotional obligations. McGregor was initially set to fight UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos in UFC 196 but an injury to the Brazilian forced the featherweight champion to face Diaz in a welterweight... Read more
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