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The Rise & Fall of Conor McGregor: UFC 200 and the Cautionary Tale of How the Mouthy Irishman Stumbled

If you have been paying attention, Conor McGregor’s  pre-UFC 200 stumble shouldn’t surprise you. The man has been a promotional con-man wrapped inside a sham for quite some time; a two-bit slugger who woke up one mornin’ thinking he was Mohammad Ali, and faked it till he could barely make it. 1,267 more words


Conor McGregor Tweets he is Retiring

In a tweet that shocked the sports and MMA world, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor seemingly announced his retirement on Tuesday afternoon from the sport just months before his scheduled rematch against Nate Diaz at UFC 200. 575 more words


On Airing Dirty Laundry...

At the start of Episode 136 Brendan Schaub goes on a multi-minute diatribe about Ariel Helwani and how he should be more transparent and let the fans know exactly what his dealings were with the UFC. 615 more words


Herb Dean explains why he didn't end fight after knee at UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Bisping

On the MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, referee Herb Dean discussed why he didn’t end the fight at UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Bisping… 127 more words


UFC Fight Night 84: Silva Vs. Bisping

Playing the Villain

Why is Bisping so insistent on assuming the role of the bad guy? My only guess is that its an attempt to be known as the straight shooter, but ends up making him come off as an asshole. 200 more words