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The lightweight contender told Russian media that he has no interest in facing any other fighter until he crosses paths with Tony Ferguson. 

Despite a lengthy absence from competition, Khabib Nurmagomedov remains a significant talking point in the lightweight discussion.

During a recent charity visit to the Scientific and Practical Center of Pediatric Psychoneurology in Moscow, the 155-pound contender was asked delve into his professional plans for the remainder of 2017. Khabib explained that he plans to being training camp shortly following the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

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Floyd Mayweather’s trainer is ‘concerned’ that Conor McGregor might get frustrated to the point that he does something ‘stupid’ to get disqualified.

With MMA vs boxing being the general theme for their August super-fight, many fans and pundits have been talking about Conor McGregor possibly straying from the boxing ruleset when he faces Floyd Mayweather. Even UFC commentator Joe Rogan recently said that Conor McGregor would be a “folk hero” if he brutally knocks out Mayweather with a head kick.

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Woodley and Florian give different takes on Conor McGregor's future in MMA.

At this point, Conor McGregor's future as a mixed martial artist is uncertain.

UFC president Dana White is 'confident' that the Irishman will return to MMA after his mega-money boxing showdown against Floyd Mayweather Jr. to defend his UFC lightweight title, but fans can't see why he would return to the Octagon for a significantly lower paycheck.

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When the UFC released a statement stripping Germaine de Randamie of her title, many thought that Michael Bisping fit the criteria as well. Unsurprisingly, Bisping himself disagrees.

Michael Bisping won the UFC middleweight title at UFC 199 in June of 2016. He defended the belt against 13th-ranked Dan Henderson in October, and then...nothing. Bisping had been out injured, and eventually a bout was set up with Georges St-Pierre, who has never fought at middleweight before. Even that bout was scrapped due to another knee surgery for Bisping and an eye injury for GSP. Bisping hopes to return before the end of the year.

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Middleweight boxing champion Gennady Golovkin discusses Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor.

Under normal circumstances, the middleweight championship bout between Gennady Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) and Canelo Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) would be the biggest boxing match of the year. Unfortunately for them, they’ve been upstaged by Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor, which will take place three weeks prior to their showdown.

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The now-former women’s featherweight champion gave a more complete version of her thoughts on getting stripped of her UFC belt, since the surprise has passed.

Things got out of hand quickly for the UFC’s inaugural women’s featherweight title. The first championship fight in the division, between Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie, was marred by controversy over a pair of questionable blows at the bell. And from that rocky foundation, a house of cards was built.

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Boxer Adrien Broner suggested that he’d be interested in fighting Nate Diaz on the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather undercard. Sort of.

If you follow boxing much, you’ll know that former four-division champion Adrien Broner is not a stranger to saying controversial things. The oft-maligned Broner (33-2, 1 NC, 24 KO) fights undefeated Mikey Garcia lightweight champ (36-0, 30 KO) at 140 pounds in July, but in a conversation with TMZ Sports, he said he’d like another fight right after that - on the undercard of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor megafight on August 26th

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Check out the fight card and bout order for UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs. Lee, which goes down on Sunday, June 25th in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Not only will we have Bellator NYC/Bellator 180 on Saturday, there’s a special Sunday edition of UFC Fight Night! The main event features lightweights Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee in an important matchup between two rising contenders. Oh yeah, and there’s plenty of heat behind this one. Oklahoma’s own Johny Hendricks takes on Tim Boetsch in the co-main event, as Hendricks seeks a 2-0 record at 185 lbs. Sad as it is to say, B.J. Penn is not only still fighting, but he’s been reduced to main card opener against Dennis Siver.

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Brendan Schaub recently tried to bet boxing personality Max Kellerman a cool $100,000 that not only would Conor McGregor land punches on Floyd Mayweather, but went as far as to say he’d even win a few rounds of their scheduled 12-round boxing match, which is set to go down on Aug., 24, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dillon Danis, Conor’s jiu-jitsu coach, is doing one better, as he told TMZ Sports that “Notorious” will not only defeat the former best pound-for-pound boxer in the world, but he will knock him out in under six rounds.

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