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Conor McGregor would eventually like to fight Anderson Silva... and “The Spider” is fine with it.

Conor McGregor is focused on his UFC 229 showdown with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, but beyond Saturday’s night mega-fight, McGregor has his eyes on going up multiple weight classes to take on legendary former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva.

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A big heavyweight clash is now confirmed for the beginning of December.

On the eve of Anthony Joshua vs. Alexander Povetkin, perhaps deliberately so, it was made official that WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) and Tyson Fury (27-0, 19 KOs) will fight on December 1st.

Both Wilder and Fury separately confirmed that they signed their fight contracts — evidently their “official” announcement in mid-August wasn’t that official — and all that’s left to determine is the venue. It’s been narrowed down to Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, or Staples Center in Los Angeles. I suppose highest bidder is going to win in this situation, but Vegas just about always gets the big US-based boxing events.

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Conor McGregor went after Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager Ali Abdelaziz at the UFC 229 press conference.

UFC superstar Conor McGregor took aim at current lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at Thursday’s UFC 229 press conference in New York City, but during staredowns, McGregor got into a heated confrontation with Khabib’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz.

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After a rather silent build up of the upcoming UFC lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor, the company announced last week that a pre-fight presser will be held this Thursday, September 20th. However, the catch is that the event will strictly be for media members, unlike past pressers where fans are allowed to attend and even ask questions.

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