WATCH: Ryan Bader KO’s Fedor Emelianenko in 35 Seconds

It was expected to be the most difficult challenge Ryan Bader would face on his seemingly unstoppable quest to clinch the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix championship. However, it ended up just being another short day at the office for “Darth Bader.”

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Nurmagomedov Challenges Mayweather to Clash

Los Angeles (AFP) – Mixed martial arts fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov has taken a page out of Conor McGregor’s playbook and issued a challenge to undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather.

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Watch: Bader Defeats King Mo with 1st-Round KO at Bellator 199

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – Ryan Bader’s first punch as a heavyweight was enough to put the rest of the division on notice – and moved the 34-year-old fighter one step closer to getting a second championship belt wrapped around his waist.

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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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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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McGregor Must Get Rough and Creative to Upset Mayweather

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Just 20 months ago, a former plumber from Dublin fought a fearsome superstar who hadn’t lost in a decade. Conor McGregor talked his way into a big-money showdown, but he had to back up his boasts against Jose Aldo, one of the greatest fighters in his sport.

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Mayweather ‘Out of Retirement for McGregor’: MMA

Los Angeles (AFP) – Retired unbeaten boxing champion Floyd Mayweather says that when it comes to a possible big-money fight with Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor, he is “out of retirement.”

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40-year-old Floyd Mayweather walked away from boxing as the welterweight champion in 2015