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Midnight Mania! Khabib Nurmagomedov says Conor McGregor’s grandfather killed the Irish

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Conor McGregor attacked Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father, his loyalty to his people, his affilations with corrupt oligarchs and mass murdering dictators. The Dagestani had to fire back, and today at open workouts he told the Irish fans in attendance that McGregor’s grandfather had been an enemy of Ireland. Transcript via BloodyElbow.com:

In three days, you’re gonna like me. You’re gonna like me in three days. I have question for Ireland. What about your language? What about Irish language? Where is your language right now? What’s wrong with your language?

“You guys change it? What about your language? Please someone can give me answer? You guys with England right now? This guy talks (about) them fighting against English, but his grandfather, Christopher McGregor, was with the English navy. And he killed your people. And now you guys support him. I’m gonna change this Saturday night.”

Someone will need to ask Conor about his grandfather Christopher’s story. I’m sure it will come up at the press conference- if McGregor shows up on time.


Insomnia

Recently unsealed documents reveal how the UFC executives view negotiations with their fighters and rival promotions. Lorenzo Fertitta texted Dana White back after White congratulated him for what he pulled off in negotiations with Gilbert Melendez and ‘the other guy’, replying “We gotta keep taking these f*ckers oxygen til they tap out. We have sacrificed too much too let anyone get traction now.”

This will be fodder for the class-action anti-trust lawsuit.

This will be too:

Go support Ray Borg and buy his T-shirts!

Conor McGregor really likes the idea of a 165-lb. division

His baby was the star of the show

In this great article interviewing past McGregor and Nurmagomedov opponents, Eddie Alvarez talked about McGregor’s ‘hypnotic’ calm in the cage, and this clip really shows his ability to go from 0 to murder in a split second.

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What a quote from the Michaelangelo of UFC lightweights, Tony Ferguson

The statistics for this fight are surprising, especially Khabib’s striking scores.

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PUMPED!!!!!!

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Side note: okay, Dillon. Whatever you say.

Anthony Pettis vs. Tony Ferguson is an amazing co-main event.

Head kick!

Why did anyone feel the need to do this?

That guy went DOWN

Combat sports this weekend:


Podcasts and Video

One of these fights got cancelled, but who should you watch for this weekend at UFC 229?

Heavy Hands


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