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2:01 PM ET Andrea Canales Close Andrea Canales covers Liga MX and Mexico National Team for ESPNFC.com. “Fighting saved my life.” –- Cynthia Calvillo There’s a thrill in finding one’s true purpose, mixed martial artist Cynthia Calvillo has discovered, which is all the more meaningful because of the dark times. “I spent a long time
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From Phil Lynott to Bono to Sinead O’Connor, the Irish have a rich history of lyrical brilliance when it comes to making music. Everybody’s favorite Irish pugilist, Conor McGregor, was pretty pleased with this musical number from a fan in Kildare, Ireland. McGregor shared the video on his Facebook account and wrote, “What a song
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The UFC is targeting a middleweight fight between former champion Anderson Silva and Kelvin Gastelum on Nov. 25 in China, according to multiple sources. The 185-pound matchup, which both fighters have verbally agreed to, is expected to headline UFC Fight Night inside Shanghai’s Mercedes-Benz Arena. FloCombat.com first reported the bout. Anderson Silva, 42, has verbally
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission will at least entertain the possibility of Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor wearing lighter boxing gloves in their highly anticipated fight later this month in Las Vegas. NSAC executive director Bob Bennett confirmed to ESPN on Wednesday that both fighters have submitted official requests to wear 8-ounce gloves for their
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UFC female featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino has targeted former bantamweight champion Holly Holm for a Dec. 30 title defense in Las Vegas. Justino (18-1), who won the UFC’s 145-pound title last month by knocking out Tonya Evinger, has had her sights set on Holm for years. She told ESPN on Wednesday the Dec. 30
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