Jamie Vardy’s goal record vs Pep Guardiola, Conor McGregor and Dana White war of words, Lyon teasing Arsenal f – USA DAILY NEWS

Jamie Vardy’s goal record vs Pep Guardiola, Conor McGregor and Dana White war of words, Lyon teasing Arsenal f

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It was another eventful weekend in the world of sport.

Leicester inflicted a shock 5-2 defeat on Man City, while Dana White and Conor McGregor were embroiled in a war of words.

Below, talkSPORT.com goes over the best weekend’s highlights…

John Fury allegedly setting Ferrero Rocher world record

It comes as no surprise that Tyson Fury’s dad, John, is quite a character.

In the past, he has insisted he is willing to die in a fight and has even offered to square off against Mike Tyson.

But this weekend, he had something else on his mind in the form of the delicious chocolates Ferrero Rocher.

In the video filmed by Fury Jr, Fury Sr attempted to eat ten of the chocolates in under a minute to beat the current Guinness World Record.

He finished his final piece of Ferrero Rocher at 54.94 seconds.

A thrilled Fury Sr said: “I said I was good at something. I’ve won the world title at something!”

Josh Taylor’s body shot

It’s a good thing Taylor is not paid by the minute…

The Scottish boxer successfully defended his WBA and IBF super-lightweight belts against Apinun Khongsong with a left-hand body shot in just two minutes and 41 seconds at York Hall, London.

The punch left the previously-unbeaten Khongsong floored for longer than he was fighting for and eventually left the arena on a stretcher.

Conor McGregor vs Dana White

McGregor is never too far from controversy – and he was in the spotlight once more over the weekend.

The former UFC star released his private DMs with White to show he had been trying to get fights with the promotion earlier this summer.

Subsequently, White claimed McGregor had broken a ‘man code’ by revealing personal messages.

The Notorious hit back at White, saying: “Code was broke when you lied about me turning down fights, mate.

“I said Justin [Gaethje] in May and you went and said I did not want to fight. It’s not about Diego [Sanchez]. Diego was a filler to get more fights in.

“Also you have been involved in Manny [Pacquiao] talks the legal letters are there. Stop lying.”

White and McGregor do not appear to be on good terms at the moment

Jose Mourinho being unimpressed by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s joke

Mourinho has had a rivalry with Pep Guardiola over the years – but could Solskjaer be his new foe?

After Manchester United’s 3-2 win over Brighton on Saturday, which saw Graham Potter’s side hit the woodwork a record FIVE times in a Premier League match, Solskjaer joked it was good Mourinho had not measured the goalposts.

The Manchester United boss was referencing the Tottenham manager checking on the goalposts ahead of Spurs’ Europa League third round qualifying win over Shkendija in North Macedonia last week.

Solskjaer said: “We have to be grateful Jose is not here to measure the goalposts, it might have been smaller goals!”

Solskjaer made the joke in his post-match press conference

Speaking ahead of Tottenham’s 1-1 draw with Newcastle a day later, Mourinho said: “I don’t think he [Solskjaer] will concern himself with the size of the goal but the size of the penalty box.

“He will not play with an 18 yard box, only 22 yards.”

Of course, this was said in relation to the 15 Premier League penalties Manchester United have been awarded since the start of last season.

Jamie Vardy’s record against Pep Guardiola

Vardy scored a hat-trick against a Guardiola side for the second time in his career. Remarkably, he is the only player to score three goals against the Spaniard.

His recent treble took his tally to NINE goals against Guardiola, who will be sick of the 33-year-old striker by now.

Vardy scored the two penalties he won at the Etihad with his second goal coming thanks to a clever flick which bewildered Ederson.

It is now five goals in three Premier League games for Vardy.

Vardy was in unstoppable form for Leicester at the Etihad

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Vardy was in unstoppable form for Leicester at the Etihad

James Maddison’s tribute to a former Leicester club doctor

Maddison came off the bench to terrorise a helpless Man City defence by scoring a stunning goal and winning Leicester’s third penalty, which was converted by Youri Tielemans.

When the 23-year-old curled an unstoppable strike past Ederson, he ran to the Foxes bench to hold up a t-shirt showing the club’s former doctor, Stuart ‘Bertie’ Birtwistle, who died of cancer earlier this year.

It was a classy gesture in what was another monumental day for Leicester.

Maddison held up a picture of Leicester’s former club doctor

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Maddison held up a picture of Leicester’s former club doctor

Lyon teasing Houssem Aouar’s Arsenal move

Lyon seemed to tease Arsenal fans over Aouar’s future.

The French midfielder has been heavily linked with a move to the Gunners this summer.

Lyon are believed to want around £45million for their star man, with Arsenal expected to increase their rejected £32m bid this week.

Amid intense transfer speculation, on Sunday, Lyon tweeted a picture of Aouar with president Jean-Michel Aulas as they congratulated the player on reaching 100 Ligue 1 games with the club.

The start of the tweet read ‘AOUAR NEWS’ which would have had Arsenal fans on the edge of their seats…