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Dillon Danis says he doesn’t know why people think Tony Ferguson would have the advantage on the ground against Conor McGregor.

Once Tony Ferguson won the interim lightweight title, people have been discussing the potential unification bout against Conor McGregor. A lot of people see the match up and think that Ferguson’s unpredictability and submission game could pose some problems for the Irishman, but one notable grappler disagrees.

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If it’s up to Dana White, Conor McGregor isn’t boxing Paulie Malignaggi next.

Yes, it’s two months since Conor McGregor lost by 10th round TKO in his financially successful pro boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Yes, there’s still talk of McGregor continuing his boxing career, including a bout against retired former champion Paulie Malignaggi, who has been keeping himself in the headlines by going as far as to say he’d fight McGregor and Artem Lobov on the same night.

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On the UFC Sao Paulo main card, Francisco Trinaldo got back in the win column by beating Jim Miller, while Pedro Munhoz submitted Rob Font with a vicious guillotine choke.

It’s been a great night for Brazilian fighters at UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Brunson in Sao Paulo, and it continued throughout the main card, as both Francisco Trinaldo and Pedro Munhoz added Ws to their respective records. Trinaldo bested Jim Miller by unanimous decision, while Munhoz hurt and then choked out Rob Font in spectacular fashion. Here’s how the fights played out.

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Top-five ranked lightweight Edson Barboza says a rumored bout between he and Khabib Nurmagomedov is set for December 30th.

At a Q&A event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, third-ranked UFC lightweight Edson Barboza announced that he would be facing Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 219 (per Guilherme Cruz of MMAFighting). The news was quickly confirmed by the UFC according to Brett Okomoto of ESPN.

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Get the inside scoop on the opening portion of the main card of UFC Sao Paulo, featuring an exciting contest between rising bantamweights Rob Font and Pedro Munhoz.

I’ll admit, I’m not the best person to recommend whether a card is worth watching. I tend to recommend almost every fight. I usually do a good job of deciphering which contest would be better/best when given a choice of fights to choose from, but generally can find a reason to watch any of them. In the case of UFC Sao Paulo’s main card, I think I can unabashedly state every contest is worthwhile.

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