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UFC Backs President Trump All the Way

President Donald Trump has been a big booster of the world of Ultimate Fighting Championship and, according to a new BuzzFeed article, the UFC is all in for the president in return.

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Former Cowboy Greg Hardy Gets a Fight in the UFC

Former Panthers and Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy, whose NFL career fizzled after a domestic violence incident involving his girlfriend, is now poised to advance in the world of the UFC.

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FS1’s Carter: Floyd Mayweather ‘Can Really Get Hurt’ in UFC

Monday, Fox Sports 1 “First Things First” co-host Cris Carter weighed in on retired boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s flirtation with the UFC, warning the undefeated boxer that he could “really get hurt” switching over at the age of 41. “Look at

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Conor McGregor Released on $50K Bail After New York Assault

New York (AFP) – Irish Mixed Martial Arts superstar Conor McGregor was released on $50,000 bail Friday after being hauled before a US judge on assault and criminal charges over a frenzied attack on a bus of rival fighters that injured two athletes.

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Conor McGregor Seen Leaving Police Station in Handcuffs

[ADULT LANGUAGE WARNING] TMZ Sports captured the moment UFC’s Conor McGregor was led out of a New York Police Department precinct in Brooklyn Friday. McGregor was arrested Thursday for attacking a bus full of fighters after a Thursday news conference for UFC

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Conor McGregor Facing Criminal Charges in New York City

NEW YORK (AP) — Ultimate fighting star Conor McGregor is facing criminal charges in the wake of a backstage melee he allegedly instigated that has forced the removal of three fights from UFC’s biggest card of the year.

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Mayweather Ready to Start MMA Training Soon

Los Angeles (AFP) – Former welterweight boxing king Floyd Mayweather has teased the possibility he may come out of retirement for a mixed martial arts bout, revealing that he plans to start training for the octagon later this year.

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GSP Wins Middleweight Title in UFC Comeback

NEW YORK (AP) —Georges St. Pierre returned from a four-year layoff to choke out Michael Bisping to win the middleweight championship in the main event of UFC 217.

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Conor McGregor Apologizes for Using Gay Slur

Conor McGregor is a man who makes no apology for what he says or does, with certain exceptions. The UFC star and lightweight champion was recently caught on camera using a gay slur, and is trying to make amends for it.

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Two Title Bouts Headline UFC 216 in Vegas After Shooting

Demetrious Johnson chasing an unprecedented 11th title defense and a headline fight that could decide Conor McGregor’s next opponent top a UFC 216 card set for Saturday in Las Vegas, an event playing out in a city still reeling from a mass shooting in which 58 people were killed and nearly 500 were injured.

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UFC Releases Statement on Jon Jones Dirty Drug Test

The UFC released a statement in the wake of news first reported by TMZ Sports that Jon Jones tested positive for steroids during the period corresponding with his UFC 214 fight with Daniel Cormier.