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McGregor v Diaz is just entertainment

All show: Nate Diaz will fight Conor McGregor in UFC 202.

There is a fine, fine line between sport and entertainment. In fact, it could be argued the two concepts are so intrinsically linked that one could not exist without the other.

Green wary of younger, heavier Watts

Kane Watts and Danny Green face off during the official weigh-in on Tuesday.

Painful history has taught Danny Green not to get ahead of himself. The 43-year-old is wary that he has to concede age and weight to Kane Watts in their fight for the vacant Australian cruiserweight title in Melbourne on Wednesday night.

'Cyborg' fractures skull in brutal MMA fight

Chrisitane ''Cyborg'' Santos consoles her husband Evangelista ''Cyborg'' Santos,

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES When Michael Page knockedĀ Evangelista 'Cyborg' Santos to the canvas in Bellator 158, social media was abuzz. Not for the knockout, but rather Page's Pokemon-inspired celebration.

Haumono 'hits as hard as Foreman'

Fighting chance: Solomon Haumono.

Solomon Haumono's trainer, the man who guided Manny Pacquiao to the top of the fight game, believes the former footballer has as much punching power as legendary heavyweight George Foreman.

Canberra boxer is back in the ring

Canberra boxer David Toussaint ready for his fight this Saturday night.

Since giving up his electrician wage to focus on being a professional boxer, David Toussaint has had to battle fight cancellations, fluctuating weight classes and mysterious international fighters, but the Canberran is ready for his bout Saturday night.

UFC sold to investors for $5.3 billion

Overpowered: Brock Lesnar dominates Mark Hunt during UFC 200 in Las Vegas.

UFC President Dana White says the mixed martial arts company has been sold for approximately $US4 billion ($A5.28 billion) to a group of investors led by Hollywood talent agency WME-IMG.