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Eddie Alvarez: Loss to Conor McGregor Gave Me ‘Freedom’

The former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez opens up on a number of different topics from his loss to Conor McGregor to his upcoming fight with Dustin Poirier.

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Conor McGregor Fined $25k and 25 hours of Community Service.

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In a tweet earlier today by MMAJunkie Journalist Chamatkar Sandhu, it was revealed that lightweight champion Conor McGregor received a $25k fine and will have to complete 25 hours of community service as per the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

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Even If It Does Happen, Just What The Hell Can Conor McGregor Do To Beat Floyd Mayweather?

So with my dedication to writing Fallout articles, the chance to speak on Conor McGregor and his quest to become the first major MMA star to cross over and dominate in another combat sport, *cough* Alistair Overeem *cough*, has been a bit out of reach. It’s a strange day to see a UFC champion grow to such heights to be capable of calling out another sport’s pound for pound king. Floyd Mayweather is boxing’s most polarizing figure and the man is retired. Nevertheless, Mayweather still has a target on his back. A fight with Mayweather means money in the bank for both him and his potential opponent. But Conor McGregor is no slouch in producing big bucks in a major pay-per-view event. Both Mayweather and McGregor hold something special that makes even the most casual of combat fans want to tune into one of their fights.

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Opinion: Tyron Woodley Should Focus On Welterweight Division Instead of Michael Bisping

Tyron Woodley. The UFC welterweight champion. The man looking for a big payday. And why the hell not? That’s the point of prize fighting in the first place isn’t it? To throw your bones at another human being and get paid loads of cash. At least that’s how things would be in a perfect world. Instead, fighters are competing against each other for a disporportionate amount of money compared to what they bring in. Tyron Woodley wants his big payday and he’s looking to get it through battling against fellow champion Michael Bisping. The problem with that is Woodley once again has the worst timing.

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Ronda Rousey Bashes McGregor And Mayweather. Is She Right?

In this day and age combat sports are changing drastically. While boxing loses favor, kickboxing sits in limbo, and mixed martial arts grows more popular, the landscape is ever evolving and shifting with the times. As such there are a bunch of individuals who have their own ideas on the state of combat sports and what it truly stands for. One of those individuals is a little known fighter named Ronda rousey.

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Fallout: Derek Brunson’s Gaff, Conor McGregor Stripped Of Featherweight Title

So for any of you paying attention this weekend, there’s been a major shake up in the featherweight division. The UFC has decided to strip Conor McGregor of the featherweight title and upgrade the interim champion Jose Aldo to full fledged undisputed champ. It wasn’t that the move by the UFC was the wrong one, but the way it was done certainly left people scratching their heads. But that’s not all that happened this weekend.

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Conor McGregor And Stephen Thompson Show That Traditional Martial Arts Are The Future

UFC 205 is in the record books and it was an event for the ages. We saw Conor McGregor become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two belts in two different weight classes at the same time. It’s quite the accomplishment to say the least and though the Irishman may talk a whole lot of trash, he’s able to back it up with an excellent overall game. Stephen Thompson also acquitted himself well in the co-main event against champ Tyron Woodley. What do all three of these men have in common?

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UFC 205 Fallout: Conor’s Historic Win, Welterweight Slugfest, and The Heart Of Poland

After a long night of fights and the explosive rivalry between Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor, the lightweight championship was finally decided at UFC 205 in the Big Apple. Conor McGregor has made history to be the first fighter to hold two belts in two different weight classes at the same damn time to boot.

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Fighting Words For UFC 205: Eddie Alvarez vs Conor McGregor

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What A Conor McGregor Win At UFC 205 Really Means

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The time has finally come. The UFC makes its debut in the Big Apple and from the feel of things the atmosphere is absolutely palpable. Any and everyone who is an MMA fan in NYC seems poised for historic turn of events come Saturday night. Things won’t ever be the same again, particularly for fans and fighters in New York. But besides the event itself, the fact that Conor McGregor has the chance to make history at UFC 205 feels like a once in a lifetime opportunity.

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