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Having retired earlier, Conor McGregor announces return to UFC with fight set for January
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Having retired earlier, Conor McGregor announces return to UFC with fight set for January

McGregor hasn't fought since losing by submission to Khabib Nurmagomedov in October 2018. He was banned for six months and fined $50,000 for his part in a post-fight brawl.

Zhang Weili looks to become China's first UFC World Champion, wants to inspire Asian women to take up mixed martial arts
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Zhang Weili looks to become China's first UFC World Champion, wants to inspire Asian women to take up mixed martial arts

Zhang Weili could go on to become the first Chinese to win a UFC world title when she takes on Jessica Andrade on home turf as she looks to inspire Asian women

Miami court drops robbery, criminal mischief charges against MMA fighter Conor McGregor after victim withdraws case
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Miami court drops robbery, criminal mischief charges against MMA fighter Conor McGregor after victim withdraws case

McGregor was accused of smashing and stealing a fan’s phone outside a Miami Beach hotel. Prosecutor Khalil Madani announced in court that the victim has recanted his version.

UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov says he doubts that Conor McGregor's MMA retirement is for real
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UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov says he doubts that Conor McGregor's MMA retirement is for real

"McGregor couldn't reach a deal with the UFC and it's so they feel they've lost him and they could lose money. I don't think he's finished," Nurmagomedov said.

Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor under investigation for sexual assault in Ireland, claims media report
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Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor under investigation for sexual assault in Ireland, claims media report

Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor is under investigation in his native Ireland on an accusation of sexual assault, according to a media report which came a day after the trash-talking UFC star announced that he had decided to retire from his career inside the octagon.

UFC star Conor McGregor calls time on mixed martial arts career after series of legal issues following Khabib Nurmagomedov loss
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UFC star Conor McGregor calls time on mixed martial arts career after series of legal issues following Khabib Nurmagomedov loss

Conor McGregor, one of the most bankable stars in the UFC, had previously vowed to retire in 2016 in a move that was widely seen as a negotiating gambit.

MMA superstar Conor McGregor arrested in Miami after 'smashing fan's cell phone' outside Florida nightclub
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MMA superstar Conor McGregor arrested in Miami after 'smashing fan's cell phone' outside Florida nightclub

Conor McGregor was charged with criminal mischief and strong-armed robbery after Miami police said he allegedly slapped the phone out of the fan's hand and then stomped on it.

Floyd Mayweather's exhibition match against Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa back on after 'misunderstanding'
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Floyd Mayweather's exhibition match against Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa back on after 'misunderstanding'

Nobuyuki Sakakibara, the head of Rizin Fighting Federation, told reporters Saturday that "a misunderstanding" was behind Mayweather, 41, appearing to back out.

Floyd Mayweather willing to fight UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov after being challenged by Russian
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Floyd Mayweather willing to fight UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov after being challenged by Russian

Floyd Mayweather has stated that a fight between him and UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is quite likely to happen if both parties are willing to come to an agreement.

Khabib Nurmagomedov becomes latest UFC fighter to issue challenge to undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather
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Khabib Nurmagomedov becomes latest UFC fighter to issue challenge to undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather

Khabib Nurmagomedov appeared to call out Floyd Mayweather and challenge the former boxer, stating that their unbeaten records would make for a good fight, much like Mayweather's earlier fight with Conor McGregor.

UFC: Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor to receive temporary suspensions for post-fight brawl, according to reports
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UFC: Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor to receive temporary suspensions for post-fight brawl, according to reports

Both Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov are set to receive bans from the Nevada Athletic Commission for their behaviour during UFC 229, when both parties played a role in inciting a brawl.

UFC: Khabib Nurmagomedov threatens to leave if teammate Zubaira Tukhugov is fired for striking Conor McGregor
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UFC: Khabib Nurmagomedov threatens to leave if teammate Zubaira Tukhugov is fired for striking Conor McGregor

Undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov has threated to walk away from UFC if teammate Zubaira Tukhugov is released, after his teammate assaulted Conor McGregor in the aftermath of their fight in UFC 229.

UFC 229: Impressive Khabib Nurmagomedov extends winning run as Conor McGregor fails to shake off ring rust
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UFC 229: Impressive Khabib Nurmagomedov extends winning run as Conor McGregor fails to shake off ring rust

McGregor, in honourable defeat, will find his stock rising even higher. Nurmagomedov, in victory, might have made himself the villain of the piece. Will there be a rematch? Bet on it.

UFC 229: Khabib Nurmagomedov defends lightweight belt as Conor McGregor taps out in chaotic finale
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UFC 229: Khabib Nurmagomedov defends lightweight belt as Conor McGregor taps out in chaotic finale

Months of hostilities boiled over at the end of Conor McGregor's defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov, after the Russia jumped into the crowds to brawl with another fighter, while McGregor was suckerpunched inside the Octagon.

Security guard rapes stray dog in Mumbai's Kandivali: India must strengthen PCA Act to deter sexual crimes against animals
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Security guard rapes stray dog in Mumbai's Kandivali: India must strengthen PCA Act to deter sexual crimes against animals

A security guard was recently arrested for raping a stray dog in a manner similar to the 2012 Delhi gangrape. His release on a bail of Rs 3,000, has highlighted the need for stricter laws to deter sexual crimes against animals

Pakistan presidential polls: PPP's Aitzaz Ahsan, JUI-F's Maulana Fazlur Rehman nominated after Opposition fails to field joint candidate
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Pakistan presidential polls: PPP's Aitzaz Ahsan, JUI-F's Maulana Fazlur Rehman nominated after Opposition fails to field joint candidate

The Election Commission of Pakistan had announced on 16 August that the election will be held on 4 September.

Pakistan to hold presidential elections on 4 September; tough competition expected between PTI, PML-N and MMA
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Pakistan to hold presidential elections on 4 September; tough competition expected between PTI, PML-N and MMA

Pakistan's president is elected indirectly by the members of Parliament and the four provincial assemblies. "Presidential election will be held on September 4," the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) said as it issued the schedule of the election.

Imran Khan's PTI gets 33 reserved seats in Pakistan National Assembly, party 14 seats away from achieving simple majority
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Imran Khan's PTI gets 33 reserved seats in Pakistan National Assembly, party 14 seats away from achieving simple majority

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) gets 28 reserved seats for women and 5 for non-Muslims. Party is 14 seats short of the number required for simple majority

Pakistan polls: Election officer in Balochistan claims security forces forced him to submit fake votes favouring MMA
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Pakistan polls: Election officer in Balochistan claims security forces forced him to submit fake votes favouring MMA

A presiding officer in a voting centre in Pakistan's Balochistan province claims he was abducted by security forces and was forced to submit fake votes to favour MMA

Pakistan Elections: Imran Khan reaches out to Independents, parties to form govt; meets Saudi envoy to discuss bilateral ties
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Pakistan Elections: Imran Khan reaches out to Independents, parties to form govt; meets Saudi envoy to discuss bilateral ties

Imran Khan has started reaching out to leaders of different political parties and Independent candidates to form the next government in Pakistan after his party won a majority of seats in Parliament, according to his party officials.