John McAuley

John McAuley

@_JMcAuley

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Sports writer for The National newspaper, Abu Dhabi. Primary focus UAE & Asian football, boxing, MMA and occasionally *insert random Arab sport here*.

Dubai, UAE
Joined on August 30, 2012
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Inside 100 Tweets

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7 hours
Average replies
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Average retweets
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Average likes
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Quoted @etihadarena_ae

As @YasIsland says farewell to the spectacular 'Return to Fight Island', we prepare to welcome the future of @ufc to our state-of-the-art venue. We can’t wait to see you soon, @DanaWhite and a big shoutout to @DCTAbuDhabi and #YasIsland for putting on a spectacular show. https://t.co/ZpFnw9iRt1

As @YasIsland says farewell to the spectacular 'Return to Fight Island', we prepare to welcome the future of @ufc  to our state-of-the-art venue. We can’t wait to see you soon, @DanaWhite and a big shoutout to @DCTAbuDhabi and #YasIsland for putting on a spectacular show. https://t.co/ZpFnw9iRt1

Etihad Arena - "future home of #UFC in Abu Dhabi" - looking impressive. https://t.co/M2QD7lLWur

Milos Kosanovic on the most difficult opponent he's faced in #AGLeague - Al Ain striker @DohLaba.

'Maybe Laba, because he has everything... looking in the space and to keep the ball. He’s strong, powerful, fast and skilful.' https://t.co/jlmPMUA7lP

Milos Kosanovic on the most difficult opponent he's faced in #AGLeague - Al Ain striker @DohLaba. 'Maybe Laba, because he has everything... looking in the space and to keep the ball. He’s strong, powerful, fast and skilful.' https://t.co/jlmPMUA7lP

'The motivation at Jazira is we're playing in a big club & chasing big targets. We need to win every game to showcase ourselves in the best way. 

'This is what keeps you awake.'

Interview with @AlJazira_uae defender Milos Kosanovic: https://t.co/i6Pwk2hlBb (via @AmithPassela) https://t.co/VADkmeu1GS

'The motivation at Jazira is we're playing in a big club & chasing big targets. We need to win every game to showcase ourselves in the best way. 'This is what keeps you awake.' Interview with @AlJazira_uae defender Milos Kosanovic: https://t.co/i6Pwk2hlBb (via @AmithPassela) https://t.co/VADkmeu1GS

Diego making things better https://t.co/gNyajtrPH1

Khabib Nurmagomedov gives finest performance to walk away like few fighting greats do: at peak of powers & on own terms. For many, the most dominant fighter in UFC history. #UFC254 https://t.co/DqWoPyjDzn

Some positive news for Omar Abdulrahman & Al Jazira (& the UAE national team)... Injury said to not be as bad as feared. Knee swollen, but no damage to ligaments or cartilage. #AGLeague https://t.co/8pl0QIW8Uz

'It’ll be like a whirlwind, like a tornado came & flipped the world up on its axis, & then just went away' Khabib Nurmagomedov profile by @_JMcAuley with input from Daniel Cormier, Javier Mendez & Dana White: https://t.co/aFGB2Hd2Ux #UFC254

Dana White on Khabib Nurmagomedov's retirement at #UFC254: 'What this guy’s been through, we’re all lucky we got to see him fight tonight. He is one of the toughest human beings on the planet.' https://t.co/waZxHTXjT5

Khabib Nurmagomedov Wins UFC 254 Post Fight with Coach Javier https://t.co/jBWePHAOaJ via @YouTube #ANDSTILL

Quoted @NatSportUAE

"I promised my mother this is going to be my last fight." Tearful Khabib Nurmagomedov says he is retiring after victory over Justin Gaethje at #UFC254 | @_JMcAuley | https://t.co/W4GfUUYfr5

Dana White on Khabib Nurmagomedov: 'Apparently he was in the hospital, he broke his foot... 3 weeks ago. 'So he has two broken toes and a broken bone in his foot, or something. Never told anybody.' #UFC254 https://t.co/KPUXvTAHtR

Emotional Khabib Nurmagomedov announces retirement, at 29-0. Incredible performance at #UFC254, given everything had to deal with. https://t.co/gDDkJMPwm7

'It’ll be like a tornedo came, flipped the world on its axis, & then it's gone.' Khabib Nurmagomedov profile: Fighter, family man & his future, by those who've helped shape his incredible rise in #UFC. Input from D Cormier, J Mendez & Dana White: https://t.co/U7VbCx1QUj #UFC254

'I’m chomping at the bit, antsy in my pantsy. I'm going to do some mental, spiritual & physical alchemy, turn lead into gold. & everybody likes gold.' Jared Cannonier interview ahead of title eliminator at #UFC254 - with Israel Adesanya's gold the carrot. https://t.co/holOfzMvyk

UFC 254: Khabib Nurmagomedov, a 'crazy' destroyer from the very first special day. Extraordinary insight in this long read from @_JMcAuley #UFC254 https://t.co/YVQwXtE2Rj

Fight Day in the capital. Headlined by biggest bout of the year, and all at the UAE-friendly start time of 7pm (main card from 10pm). 

#UFCFightIsland ends with a bang. #UFC254 https://t.co/j0y3wQrxOq

Fight Day in the capital. Headlined by biggest bout of the year, and all at the UAE-friendly start time of 7pm (main card from 10pm). #UFCFightIsland ends with a bang. #UFC254 https://t.co/j0y3wQrxOq

‘One more sleep.’ Khabib Nurmagomedov & Justin Gaethje make weight to set up biggest bout of the year - roll on tomorrow night in Abu Dhabi: https://t.co/fgCOPuFQgi #UFC254 https://t.co/Ddksft5TOu

UFC
5 days ago

Not happy until he has the undisputed strap 🏆 ⚖️ @Justin_Gaethje hits the scales at 155! [ #UFC254 - Oct 24 - Main Card at 2pmET ] https://t.co/YFpxV8ANCf

Khabib Nurmagomedov first on the scales this morning, but looks mighty relieved to make weight at 155lbs. #UFC254 https://t.co/CnbY4QKNyk

“This one is harder, no lie. I can see it. But he says, 'Coach, if anything breaks it's OK, because my mind is not broken.'" Javier Mendez: Khabib Nurmagomedov is 'driven’ heading into first fight since father’s death, at #UFC254 in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. https://t.co/RLXgZlUulV

Khabib Nurmagomedov & Justin Gaethje face off in Abu Dhabi. - ‘He knows how to wrestle, but what about for 25 minutes? I’m going to go all night.’ - ‘I’m a performer, I always show up under the lights. I’ve said it 1,000 times: I cause damage.’ #UFC254 https://t.co/I0RF8cRASS

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