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Midnight Mania! Watch UFC 246 Pre-Fight Presser Highlights

Midnight Mania! Watch UFC 246 Pre-Fight Presser Highlights

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Welcome to Midnight Mania!

Day by day, we are inching closer to the return of Conor McGregor against Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 this Saturday (Jan. 18, 2020) from Las Vegas, Nevada. Luckily, few are better at helping pass that time with funny quips and great quotes than the Irishman — his gift of gab is unmatched and a huge part of the reason why he’s become such a star.

On the whole, McGregor was relatively tame. “Mystic Mac” claimed he could “read Donald like a children’s book,” an insult not even Cerrone could do more than chuckle at. Beyond that occasional barb, the two showed plenty of respect while acknowledging that it would be a very violent night of combat.

Otherwise, McGregor also dropped his thoughts on the BMF title and Welterweight strap, while Cerrone spoke more on his life as a fighter. For anyone who would like to watch the entire press conference, click HERE!

Insomnia

McGregor still has his sights set on “The Eagle,” and it sounds like the rematch nearly happened.

“We’ll get that bout again, maybe in April.”

“It was offered to me, I took it straight away.”

Conor McGregor reveals he was offered the Khabib rematch before an agreement could be reached with Tony Ferguson

Order #UFC246 here ➡️ https://t.co/z8cH3CwHdF pic.twitter.com/vAoDBcslS9

— UFC on BT Sport (@btsportufc) January 15, 2020

Jack Hermansson isn’t fighting Darren Till next, so he has a new target as well.

Ok guys, I’m ready to get to get back to business! @KelvinGastelum how is your schedule looking buddy? Let’s give the fans a fun one!

— jack hermansson (@jackthejokermma) January 15, 2020

It’s great to see Matt Hughes recovering well.

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Keep pushing forward #perservere #onlyforward

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Weili Zhang is so damn fast, her athleticism is ridiculous.

I’ve never smoked, but personally I find most anti-smoking advertisement to be obnoxious and annoying … not this one!

Here’s hoping Donald Cerrone reconsiders …

Muay Thai legend John Wayne Parr working with Joe Rogan and helping out his switch kick:

Slips, rips, and KO clips

Here’s a fun way to inform y’all that UFC signed Jiri Prochazka.

Jiri Procházka is a perfect example of the great talent RIZIN continues to pluck out of obscurity. You could always rely on the Czech samurai to bring the violence at 4am. Glad he’s getting his crack at the UFC LHW division. pic.twitter.com/XY1FeE4nML

— caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) January 16, 2020

Good guys don’t always win, and glove-touching is for the birds.

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Heart warming

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All that said, trying to start super fast doesn’t always work out.

Random Land

Simple, but funny.

Midnight Music: Now that I’ve arrived at Tiger Muay Thai in Phuket and have a more stable daily schedule of training and writing (and thus Spotify-ing), I am back in control of my musical destiny.

Sleep well Maniacs! More martial arts madness is always on the way.