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Dana White Talks Mayweather-McGregor, Trump Declining UFC 205

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 21 / 17

UFC President Dana White appeared on ABC’s "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last night where he discussed next month’s Floyd Mayweather Jr. - Conor McGregor bout, calling it the “biggest fight in combat sports history." White said he thought McGregor has chance to beat Mayweather, because &...

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Names In The News

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Bisciotti Preparing Ravens Reign

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Facility Notes

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NCAA Basketball Ratings

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03/31/04
Zoffinger Eyeing Yanks, Mets?

New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority President George Zoffinger told the N.Y. POST's Tom Topousis that N.Y.'s "attempted poaching of the Jets would be met" with a "new proposal for a baseball site

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Franchise Notes

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Xbox Not Releasing Sports Titles

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MLB Drug-Testing Pact Close

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Executive Transactions

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