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Cian Cowley: The Future Of Irish MMA?

“No shoes or egos beyond this point” Everybody who approaches the mats at Dublin’s famed Straight Blast Gym is greeted by a sign with these words emblazoned on it. It is a reminder to all, that this is a place where personal pride will not be allowed to get in the way of personal growth. For the camp’s latest high-profile …

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Booing Fans Are F**king Idiots Says UFC Champ

Among connoisseurs of the sport, and to his peers, Demetrious Johnson is one of the most respected fighters in MMA, but it seems the average fan is not enamoured with “Mighty Mouse”. Last night Johnson beat John Dodson via five round unanimous decision for the second time, to hold on to his UFC flyweight championship belt. The champ was utterly dominant …

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Video: Conor McGregor Needed A Little Help From Dana White At UFC Go Big Presser

The UFC’s Go Big press conference continues to generate headlines. There was one moment during the Las Vegas press event on Friday night, when UFC president Dana White whispered something into the ear of interim-featherweight champion, Conor McGregor. It didn’t go unnoticed. Many observers assumed that White was attempting to calm the Irishman, who had turned the event into a showcase for his …

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VIDEO: UFC 191’s Fight Of The Night Was The Wildest Two Minutes Of Brawling Ever

UFC 191 featured a magnificent performance from a pound for pound magician, and a battle between heavyweight legends, but a bantamweight prelim bout stole the show. Technical master Demetrious Johnson looked amazing in defending his UFC flyweight belt against John Dodson, but the champ’s nuanced brilliance was overshadowed by something a lot less refined from earlier in the evening. Bantamweights …

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WATCH: Hilarious Fan Video Pokes Fun At Chad Mendes’ Devastation

Poor Chad Mendes. During the UFC’s Go Big press conference in Las Vegas, Donald Cerrone and Conor McGregor got into a heated verbal exchange or two. We covered that topic extensively, but it should also be noted that there was collateral damage from this war of words. Chad Mendes’ self-esteem took the brunt of the fallout. Amidst the back and forth, Cerrone …

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WATCH: Epic Teaser Will Get You Pumped For The Ultimate Fighter 22

The Ultimate Fighter 22 is less than a week away, and we are pumped! ….And we are not the only ones. In this teaser for the show, Dana White expresses his excitement as well. “I am up for this season of The Ultimate Fighter already. Look, I get goosebumps even talking about it!” The latest incarnation of the UFC’s well established reality …

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UFC 194: McGregor-Aldo Just Became The Most Stacked Card Ever

The UFC 194 card just keeps getting better and better… We thought we were spoiled at UFC 189 where the Conor McGregor v Jose Aldo Chad Mendes main card absolutely delivered and was full of enthralling exciting fights. It’s hard to think anyone was bored when Gunner Nelson rear naked choked Brendan Thatch, or Jeremy Stephens and Dennis Bermudez went into all out …

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VIDEO: Conor McGregor And Urijah Faber Face To Face Interview

It is hard to imagine that anybody who saw Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight, featuring Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber, won’t tune into the The Utimate Fighter 22. With the premiere episode of The Ultimate Fighter 22 just around the corner, the UFC’s promotional machine is operating at full capacity. As part of the build-up to episode 1, rival coaches Conor McGregor and …

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McGregor Blasts Fellow Irishman Joseph Duffy

Conor McGregor finished Wednesday evening’s trash talk with a Snapchat Q & A, where inevitably Joseph Duffy and his main event against McGregor’s fallen nemesis Dustin Poirier was discussed. As has been exhausted at this point, Duffy was the last man to beat Conor McGregor back in Cage Warriors. McGregor was dismissive of his countryman and the draw of the main …

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Making Moves: Irish Fighter Surprisingly Included In UFC Go Big Campaign

On Wednesday, the UFC announced the lineup for its ‘UFC Go Big’ promotional campaign, highlighting the planned main events of the future, and Conor McGregor wasn’t the only Irishman featured. UFC champions Ronda Rousey, Daniel Cormier, Conor McGregor, Robbie Lawler, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Rafael Dos Anjos, as well as top contenders Alexander Gustafsson, Carlos Condit, Luke Rockhold, Donald Cerrone, Dan …

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McGregor vs Faber: The Ultimate Fighter Teams Announced

There’s just one week to go until the commencement of this year’s eagerly awaited edition of The Ultimate Fighter. We have all spoken at length about the captivating persona that is Conor McGregor.  Now, we finally will get to see the Dubliner try his hand at coaching on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF). For the unacquainted, TUF pits professional MMA fighters off against …

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