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In the octagon, however, a boxer would be taken apart by a top MMA star who was also trained in kicks, takedowns and submission holds.
McGregor didn't seem to think that money would prevent him from a return to the UFC's octagon.
But that was all verbal, Saturday will finally see the fists fly, and prove whether UFC champion McGregor’s step from the octagon to the ring was brave or foolish.
Ferguson and Lee also wouldn’t be surprised if McGregor never returns to the octagon.
Alonzo Menifield walked into the octagon Tuesday evening in Las Vegas as an undefeated fighter looking to pull off an impressive victory to earn an Ultimate Fighting Championship contract.
More: The timing of Nunes becoming a mother depends upon results in the octagon, but not her own.
Fighting for our entertainment, whether in ring or octagon, is civilization’s barbaric outlier, as humanely logical as bullfighting.
That’s no knock on McGregor, who is a ferocious puncher in the octagon with a personality to match his power.
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Origin and Etymology of octagon
First Known Use: 1594See Words from the same year
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mathematics : a flat shape that has eight sides and eight angles
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