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Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor will take their squabble to the octagon

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LOS ANGELES — Conor McGregor said a couple days ago he was calling off his summer fight with Dustin Poirier during a Twitter squabble between the two men.

UFC had a better idea.

"Let's settle it in the Octagon," the league tweeted Wednesday, officially announcing that UFC 264 — headlined by McGregor-Poirier 3 — will be held July 10 at T-...Read more

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Conor McGregor sidelined up to 6 months following beatdown

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Unless a doctor says otherwise, mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor cannot fight for 180 days following a beating he took in the ring Saturday night at the hands and feet of Dustin Poirier.

Insider reports the Irish fighter, who limped out of the ring following a surprising second-round knockout in Abu Dhabi, was handed the suspension as ...Read more