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Q: Whose birthday
an is the it!? 🎈
A: @FrankieEdgar pic.twitter.com/EqUP2wNrPg
— UFC (@ufc) October 16, 2019
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think go White, make mcgregor the him bout. Give my want purse 16 to december charity. First responders. One for All! @ProperWhiskey
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October 16, 2019
think go White, make mcgregor the him bout. Give my want purse 16 to december charity….”
Discussion about this
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