Home David O'Donovan

David O'Donovan

Ginger living down under. My claim to fame is when Nick Diaz told me to f*ck off in Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 01: Tony Ferguson holds an open workout for fans and media inside T-Mobile Arena on March 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Tony Ferguson Says Nate Diaz Is Like A ‘Bad Ex-Girlfriend’

Tony Ferguson is relentless in his quest for UFC gold. The former Ultimate Fighter season 13 welterweight winner is the clear number one contender in the UFC’s most stacked division, yet he can’t seem to get an opponent. El Cucuy quietly accumulated a string of exceptional victories beginning way back in 2012 after a decision loss to Michael Johnson. Since …

Read More »
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 12: Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia reacts against Michael Johnson of the United States in their lightweight bout during the UFC 205 event at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images )

Opinion: Khabib Nurmagomedov’s MMA Record Is Extremely Padded And Absolutely Baffling

Never have the realms of boxing and MMA been so closely intertwined. UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is on the cusp of a potential billion-dollar showdown with undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather, Anderson Silva and Roy Jones Jr have discussed a potential fight and David Haye is more than happy to take up UFC light heavyweight Jimi Manuwa’s offer to …

Read More »

Al Iaquinta’s Latest Tweets Suggest Sour Relationship With The UFC Likely To Continue

This past weekend at UFC Fight Night 108 in Nashville, a returning Al Iaquinta showed no signs of ring rust as he steamrolled through the original Ultimate Fighter winner, Diego Sanchez, with a devastating first round knockout. ‘Raging’ Al had been absent from competition for over two years between a serious knee injury and ongoing disputes with the UFC. The …

Read More »
KANSAS CITY, MO - APRIL 15: Demetrious Johnson celebrates as he defeats Wilson Reis to win their Flyweight Championship bout on UFC Fight Night at the Sprint Center on April 15, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Demetrious Johnson Says He’d Happily Get Knocked Out By Conor McGregor

This past weekend at UFC on Fox 24, Demetrious Johnson once again solidified his place as the pound-for-pound king with a flawless victory over Wilson Reis. With that phenomenal performance came the equalling of Anderson Silva’s record of ten consecutive title defences and during his post-fight press conference (via MMAFightingonSBN), the flyweight ace was unsurprisingly asked who his ideal opponent would …

Read More »

Twitter: Daniel Cormier Accuses Jon Jones Of ‘Juicing’, Engages In War Of Words With Jimi Manuwa

Considering it’s a division that’s continuously criticised for lacking depth, Daniel Cormier is not short of interesting challengers for his UFC light-heavyweight belt. ‘DC’s next title defence will undoubtedly be against either a returning Jon Jones or the streaking Jimi Manuwa and earlier this week the former Olympic wrestler fired shots at both men on social media. Following the UFC …

Read More »
John Kavanagh Conor McGregor

John Kavanagh Slams “Dirtbag” Floyd Mayweather

In the build up to any Conor McGregor fight you can guarantee the brazen Irishman will inflict his opponent with a substantial amount of verbal abuse in order to disrupt their mental preparation. Floyd Mayweather is no stranger to McGregor’s oral jibes but now John Kavanagh has taken a page from his prized pupil’s playbook. During a recent tour of …

Read More »
Conor McGregor John Kavanagh MMC UFC Conor McGregor

John Kavanagh: Tyron Woodley Is No Challenge For Conor McGregor

John Kavanagh firmly believes Conor McGregor can become the first man to hold UFC championships in three different weight classes. The SBG Ireland chief was recently in the land Down Under doing a promotional tour with various media outlets and during a recent interview/Q & A in Sydney, Kavanagh was asked how does he see a potential welterweight title fight with …

Read More »
Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor Could Face Legal Action Over Instagram Post

If you follow Conor McGregor on any of his social media profiles you will know just how flamboyant the Irish superstar’s life is. Followers are treated to outrageous fashion ensembles, glitzy parties and private jets on a daily basis. However, it seems one of McGregor’s favourite pastimes has landed him in a spot of bother. Purchasing prestigious vehicles has become …

Read More »
BUFFALO, NY - APRIL 08: UFC Fighter Jon Jones watches the post match interview from Daniel Cormier after he defeated Anthony Johnson in their UFC light heavyweight championship bout during the UFC 210 event at KeyBank Center on April 8, 2017 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Snoop Dogg Plans To Walk Jon Jones Out For His Next Fight

In a strange turn of events Snoop Dogg has now become our favourite MMA analyst. The legendary rapper has recently dipped his feet into hyping up fights for the UFC’s YouTube channel and it has been nothing short of brilliant.  Taking into consideration that the new owners of the UFC, WME-IMG, are a Hollywood talent agency, it should come as no …

Read More »

Tony Ferguson Sends A Strong Message To Nate Diaz

There is still a sour taste in the mouths of MMA fans after the cancellation of UFC 209’s most anticipated fight between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov. ‘El Cucuy’ is one of the most exciting and fan friendly fighters on the roster and unfortunately it seems we will not get to see him compete any time soon. Khabib is still …

Read More »

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza Entering Final Fight Of UFC Contract This Weekend

As of next week, the UFC risk losing another outstanding talent as Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza is about to enter the last fight of his current contract. There is no bigger topic in MMA at the moment than the potential Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather superfight. Additionally, the issues of weight cutting and fighter treatment are particularly important. However, the subject of free …

Read More »

Watch: Dana White Blasts Floyd Mayweather’s Uncle In Heated Post-UFC 210 Press Conference

For months Dana White has been quick to dismiss the likelihood of a Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather super fight ever happening. Thankfully, in recent weeks the UFC president has changed his tune and has even gone on record saying he feels obligated to make this fight happen. The monetary split for the many parties involved posed a huge obstacle but White’s …

Read More »
UFC Fight Night Dublin McGregor vs. Brandao - Weigh-In, The O2 Arean, Dublin 18/7/2014

John Kavanagh Dismisses Conor McGregor Retirement Talk

Ever since winning the lightweight title at UFC 205, there has been constant speculation over whether or not Conor McGregor would compete inside the Octagon again. A record-breaking night for the UFC was dwarfed by the record-setting accomplishments of the Irish superstar. The Notorious one put on a mesmerising performance to make history by becoming the first fighter to hold …

Read More »