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UFC: Conner McGregor the next superstar

Connor jumps into the stands to confront Aldo after Conner’s UFC Fight Night win. Connor “Notorious” McGregor has taken the media world by storm. With his dynamic personality and over-the-top cockiness, he is on the verge of becoming a household name. Connor loves to talk trash about his opponents and, because of this, is great for sound bytes. “Notorious” is aptly named...
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Jose Aldo: After I beat McGregor, he'll disappear

Outside of ring, during public appearances, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo usually plays it pretty cool. It is in the cage that he becomes chillingly ruthless and violent. So, it was little surprise that "Scarface" tried to brush off what was a volatile promotional world tour with his UFC 189 challenger Conor McGregor. Though he was constantly insulted and cursed by his "Notorious...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor Stars In UFC 189 World Tour, But Jose Aldo Benefits

Twelve agonizingly long days, countless cities, five countries, four continents and one antagonistic Conor McGregor. That’s what reigning UFC featherweight king Jose Aldo (pictured) had to deal with during the UFC 189 World Tour to promote his June 11 shootout against the chatty McGregor. The “UFC Embedded” cameras were stuck to Aldo tighter than McGregor’s custom suites...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC: Dana White Verbally Smacks-down Reporter

Dana White and the UFC are doing a World Tour press conference to promote UFC 189 which will feature two championship fights, Jose Aldo vs. Conor Mcgregor and Robbie Lawler vs. Rory McDonald.  I will break these fights down in a later edition of my blog.  This world tour marks the first time the UFC has begun promoting a fight card four months before the actual event and things...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 189 ‘Aldo vs. McGregor’ world tour ends with a classic belt swipe, intense staredown, and hilarious madness

The craziest press tour in the history of combat sports that began in the champion Jose Aldo’s hometown of Rio de Janeiro 12 days ago ended in the hometown of the challenger, Dublin, Ireland, earlier today. And it was pure chaos. For Conor McGregor, today was his homecoming party. For Aldo, it was the end of a long grueling tour that couldn’t have ended any sooner. McGregor...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor Takes Jose Aldo’s Belt, Chaos Ensues At UFC 189 Press Conference (Video)

The UFC 189 World Press Tour covered several American cities, three countries and two continents in the matter of one week. It was only a matter of time before featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor (pictured) tried to get physical. Tensions came to a head on the tour’s final leg Tuesday in McGregor’s backyard of Ireland. McGregor has been on 100 at every stop,...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 189 Preview: Jose Aldo Is The Champ, But Conor McGregor Talks Like One

Listening to Conor McGregor speak, you’d think he was the one with the shiny championship belt on the table in front of him. Jose Aldo, the reigning UFC featherweight champion, had the hardware at the Strand Theater in Boston for part of the fighters’ UFC 189 world tour Wednesday, but it’s McGregor who talks the talk. The “Notorious” Irishman made the crowd go wild nearly...
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 179 Kountermove Preview & Freeroll

After a three week UFC break, UFC 179 and the highly anticipated Aldo/Mendes rematch are finally here. In preparation for the fights on Saturday, we’ve got your regular KM breakdown including two picks I like and two I’m not so fond of. Before we get to that, here’s a reminder from the founders of the site on how KM works and how fights are scored: “About Kountermove. ...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Aldo: ‘We (fighters) also want to have part of these millions’

Jose Aldo has a huge fight on deck this weekend at UFC 179. The fighter will defend his belt in the featherweight title rematch with Chad Mendes on Saturday night. But instead of discussing the fight at hand, he went a completely different route and is asking for financial valorization. Aldo claims that he and other UFC fighters are devalued—for the second time this year....
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October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 176 canceled after injury to Jose Aldo

UFC 176 was set to take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on August 2, but on Tuesday the company was forced to cancel the event. Thanks to an injury to featherweight champion Jose Aldo, the UFC couldn’t replace the main event on such short notice and decided to cut its losses. It is the second time Zuffa (which owns the organization) has been forced to cancel a major...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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