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Alexander Volkanovski showing unbelievable strength and tenacity from his 214-pound rugby days

UFC featherweight kingpin Alexander Volkanovski has wreaked havoc in the UFC ever since his foray into the promotion. However, it is interesting to note that he was a force to be reckoned with back in the day as a semi-professional rugby league player. Volkanovski, who stands at 5’6″ tall, used to play as a forward, …

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Justin Gaethje’s boxing is a “thing of beauty” since he started training with Trevor Wittman, says Michael Bisping

Michael Bisping recently stated that Justin Gaethje has improved his boxing skills immensely while working under Trevor Wittman. Bisping gave his prediction for the upcoming lightweight title fight between Justin Gaethje and Charles Oliveira at UFC 274. ‘The Count’ stated that Gaethje hits harder than the champion. He also noted that ‘The Highlight’ looked extremely …

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UFC legend Rampage Jackson credits Logan and Jake Paul with ‘resuscitating’ boxing and filling the void left by Mike Tyson

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion and MMA icon Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson believes Logan and Jake Paul deserve credit for ‘resuscitating’ boxing. Jackson says he has always been a fan of the sport but fell out of love with it after Mike Tyson retired and has only rediscovered his fondness for boxing since the YouTubers came in …

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Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou, Conor McGregor tune up, more

Share this article share tweet text e-mail link on Facebook on Twitter via text message on LinkedIn via email https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2022/04/fury-vs-ngannou-cyborg-boxing-mcgregor-tune-up-ufc-bellator April 26, 2022 12:00 pm ET Check out this week’s “Spinning Back Clique,” ​​MMA Junkie’s weekly show that takes a spin through the biggest topics in mixed martial arts. Our “Spinning Back Clique” panel of …

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Michael Bisping reveals who he sees winning a potential boxing match between Kamaru Usman and Canelo Alvarez

Michael Bisping has had his say on a potential fight between MMA great Kamaru Usman and boxing megastar Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez. Usman has recently been lobbying for a professional boxing match against Alvarez. Although Alvarez has been tentative about boxing Usman, he’d recently insinuated that he wouldn’t completely shut the door on the matchup. Bisping …

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Who is Daniel Kinahan, the MMA and boxing advisor thanked by Mounir Lazzez at UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Muhammad?

Daniel Kinahan is a notorious crime syndicate boss and an alleged puppeteer figure in the world of boxing and MMA. Kinahan is also the co-founder of MTK Global, a management and events promotion company representing around 250 combat athletes. The Irish gang boss recently became the subject of headlines after the United States government imposed …

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Alexander Volkanovski was a 5’6″ rugby league forward who took on guys as big as Brock Lesnar and then dropped 70 pounds to become UFC featherweight champion

Alexander Volkanovski wants to be remembered as one of the greatest featherweight champions in UFC history, and he’s well on his way to doing so. Having defeated Max Holloway twice in the space of seven months, the Australian then retained his belt against leading contender Brian Ortega at UFC 266 in September. Getty Images – …

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Francis Ngannou should quit UFC and CAN beat Tyson Fury claims Curtis Blaydes

Francis Ngannou should QUIT the UFC to pursue boxing dream and can beat Tyson Fury or Anthony Joshua with ‘explosion and athleticism’, claims heavyweight rival Curtis Blaydes Francis Ngannou is considering leaving the UFC when his contract expires He wants to be able to make huge money by fighting Tyson Fury in boxing Heavyweight champion …

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Leon Edwards gives his take on Kamaru Usman fighting Canelo Alvarez in boxing

Leon Edwards recently gave his prediction of how a boxing match between Kamaru Usman and Canelo Alvarez would turn up. UFC welterweight champ Kamaru Usman has expressed his interest in fighting the pound-for-pound (boxing) king, Canelo Alvarez. While asserting to beat Alvarez, ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ claims that no fighter can be invincible. While appearing in …

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