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Former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson explains in one tweet why he’d be too much for Conor McGregor, whether it’s in the cage or in the boxing ring.

UFC 229 will be best remembered for Khabib Nurmagomedov’s neck crank win over Conor McGregor, followed by the subsequent brawl that leaves both men subject to the Nevada Athletic Commission punishing them in December. Somewhat lost in the shuffle was the thrilling co-main event between Tony Ferguson and Anthony Pettis, which saw Ferguson rally from an early knockdown in round 2 to eventually overwhelm Pettis and get the TKO win after Duke Roufus opted to not let Pettis continue with his broken hand.

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For three consecutive years now, welterweight fighter Santiago Ponzinibbio has been able to prove his worth in the UFC. Currently on a seven-fight win streak since 2015, the Argentinian is now on his second Performance of the Night-worthy showing with a fourth-round finish of Neil Magny on Saturday night in front of his home crowd.

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Jake Shields knows the Diaz brothers about as well as anyone in MMA, and he believes they’ve been out of the cage for so long for one reason - money.

Many UFC fans have been missing the Diaz brothers. Nick and Nate are polarizing figures in the game, and have both carved out large fanbases for their fighting styles and their talk in and out of the cage. But Nate hasn’t fought since a loss to Conor McGregor back in 2016. Nick hasn’t fought since January of 2015.

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The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship, recently held the official ONE: Conquest of Champions Face-off and Open Workout at the Victoria Sports Tower in Manila.

In attendance was reigning ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon “The Truth” Vera of the Philippines, as well as his opponent Mauro “The Hammer” Cerilli of Italy. 

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Veteran boxing promoter Oscar De La Hoya believes UFC superstar Conor McGregor could further boost up his brand and subsequent earnings with a streaming service deal.

Last month, boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez signed a landmark deal with streaming service DAZN. The said contract guarantees the Mexican champion $365 million for 11 fights, giving him at least $33 million per fight.

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At UFC Denver, Yair Rodriguez and the Korean Zomb

In the main event of UFC Denver, where the promotion was celebrating 25 years of existence, ‘El Pantera’ Yair Rodriguez got back to winning ways by defeating ‘The Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jun, a former UFC title challenger, padding his credentials as a potential star of the featherweight division.

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With the somewhat shocking departure of former UFC champions Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson to ONE Championship, it was a matter of time before we found out what was in store for them in their new home.

As it turns out, we didn’t have to wait that long. Ahead of its Singapore card this weekend, ONE has announced that they will be holding two 8-man tournaments in both their lightweight and flyweight divisions. The tournaments were announced via social media, and have a lot of potential for action.

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