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Conor McGregor calls out Alex Volkanovski as double-champ status awaits Aussie star

Conor McGregor calls out Alex Volkanovski as double-champ status awaits Aussie star

UFC great Conor McGregor has called out pound-for-pound king Alex Volkanovski, with the Aussie star set to push for the illustrious ‘double-champ status’ next year. Volkanovski looks poised for a massive showdown against new lightweight champ Islam Makhachev, with the clash likely slated for the company’s return to Australia in February for UFC 284.

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Combat sports world reflects on the life of Antonio Inoki, an MMA pioneer famous for first-of-its kind fight vs. Muhammad Ali

Combat sports world reflects on the life of Antonio Inoki, an MMA pioneer famous for first-of-its kind fight vs. Muhammad Ali

Pro wrestling icon and MMA pioneer for Antonio Inoki recently passed away at the age of 79. Yahoo Japan confirmed the news following his battle with multiple health problems. A multi-time world champion, Inoki was a larger-than-life figure who helped shape combat sports to what it is today.

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What happens if a UFC fighter misses weight? Breaking down allowances, replacement opponents, fines & more

What happens if a UFC fighter misses weight? Breaking down allowances, replacement opponents, fines & more

The grueling process of cutting weight for a UFC fight has been well-documented. Often, fighters are able to hit their contracted weight and the fight goes off without a hitch.

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Robert Whittaker remains main contender at middleweight after win over Marvin Vettori

Robert Whittaker remains main contender at middleweight after win over Marvin Vettori

Former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker returned to the octagon to score a clear points win over Marvin Vettori at UFC Paris. Whittaker turned in a near flawless performance to claim a unanimous decision victory over the second-ranked Italian in the co-main event.

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What is the Professional Kickboxing Association? Rules, format, athletes, ways to watch innovative kickboxing organization

What is the Professional Kickboxing Association? Rules, format, athletes, ways to watch innovative kickboxing organization

A new vision for combat sports is looking to make waves across the world in the Professional Kickboxing Association. Headed by a man known as the “Founding Father of MMA” Joe Corley, and combat veteran Jeff Smith, the PKA is looking to enhance the viewership of kickboxing.

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