Cillian Cunningham

Lead mixed martial arts writer who can be contacted at cillian@punditarena.com.

Gegard Mousasi Promises To Retire If He Can’t Avenge Lovato Jr. Loss

Gegard Mousasi has lashed out at the sitting Bellator middleweight champion Rafael Lovato Jr - accusing him of using steroids.… Read More

2 months ago

AJ McKee Scores 8-Second KO At Bellator 228

AJ McKee managed to score a stunning first-round knockout of Georgi Karakhanyan at Bellator 228, finishing the fight in just… Read More

2 months ago

Jared Cannonier TKO’s Jack Hermansson In Statement Copenhagen Victory

Jared Cannonier made a major step towards middleweight title contention with a second-round TKO of Sweden's Jack Hermansson in Copenhagen,… Read More

2 months ago

Gilbert Burns Edges Out Gunnar Nelson On Scorecards At UFC Copenhagen

Gunnar Nelson came up short in his UFC Copenhagen main-card showdown against Gilbert Burns, losing out on the cards by… Read More

2 months ago

Jack Shore Earns Third-Round Submission In UFC Debut

Jack Shore announced his arrival to the big stage with a dominant victory over Nohelin Hernandez on the UFC Copenhagen… Read More

2 months ago

James Gallagher Submits Roman Salazar In 35 Seconds

James Gallagher made short work of his Bellator Dublin opponent Roman Salazar, submitting him within 35 seconds of the opening… Read More

2 months ago

Michael Venom Page Scores Flying Knee Victory Over Richard Kiely

Michael Venom Page made short work of Richard Kiely in the Bellator Dublin co-main event, finishing the fight in the… Read More

2 months ago

Queally Scores Incredible Comeback Victory In Stunning Bellator Dublin Showcase

Peter Queally well and truly brought the 3Arena to its feet with a stunning come-from-behind victory to defeat Ryan Scope… Read More

2 months ago

Kiefer Crosbie Outworks Hugo Pereira On Way To Dublin Decision Victory

Kiefer Crosbie turned in a solid performance in front of a sold-out Dublin crowd to beat Hugo Pereira on the… Read More

2 months ago

Norbert Novenyi Jr Proves His Class With Impressive Beatdown Of Will Fleury

19-year-old prospect Norbert Novenyi Jr delivered on the hype and then some with a highly impressive three-round showing against Will… Read More

2 months ago

Leah McCourt Steamrolls Kerry Hughes To First-Round Submission

Leah McCourt was as dominant as advertised as she absolutely ran through her Bellator Dublin opponent Kerry Hughes on her… Read More

2 months ago

Richie Smullen Scores Dominant First-Round Submission At Bellator Dublin

Richie Smullen returned to the Bellator cage in emphatic fashion, scoring a beautifully manoeuvred submission victory over Sean Tobin in… Read More

2 months ago

Richie Smullen Hopes To Ride Momentum To Spectacular Bellator Dublin Win

Richie Smullen spoke to us here at Pundit Arena ahead of his Bellator Dublin featherweight showdown against Sean Tobin this… Read More

2 months ago

Will Fleury: “My Power Will Stun Him And My Pace Will Eventually Break Him”

Will Fleury spoke to Pundit Arena in the lead-up to this weekend's Bellator Dublin, explaining where his head is at… Read More

2 months ago

Kiefer Crosbie Confident He Will Extend Dominant Streak At Bellator Dublin

Kiefer Crosbie spoke to Pundit Arena ahead of his return to the cage as he takes on Hugo Pereira on… Read More

2 months ago

Everything You Need To Know About Bellator Dublin This Evening

Another landmark event in the history of Irish MMA is upon us and with that in mind, we’ve made up… Read More

2 months ago

John Kavanagh Would Love To See Conor McGregor Vs. Frankie Edgar

John Kavanagh has spoken about his desire to see a matchup between his fighter Conor McGregor and the perennial featherweight/lightweight… Read More

2 months ago

Richard Kiely: “A 3-1 Fighter Is About To Knock Out Bellator’s Biggest Star”

Richard Kiely spoke to us here at Pundit Arena ahead of the biggest fight of his career, a Bellator Dublin… Read More

2 months ago