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John Kavanagh’s Birthday Wishes To Gunnar Nelson Were Simply Fantastic

John Kavanagh Gunnar Nelson

Yesterday was Gunnar Nelson’s 29th birthday. The Icelandic welterweight trains with SBG in Dublin, and is well respected by Irish MMA fans.

Nelson was shocked in his most recent bout, with a loss to Santiago Ponzinibbio in the first round. Two successive wins had suggested that Nelson was getting back on the right track after a UFC 194 loss to Demian Maia, but Ponzinibbio left the Glasgow crowd stunned.

However, it emerged after the fight that Nelson had been poked in the eye, but he did not bring it to the attention of the referee. This was arguably a major factor in his loss.

John Kavanagh was quick to reference it in his birthday wish.

Not happy with only that, Kavanagh went on to dig up an absolute gem of a photo of Nelson dressed up as Ali G!

We don’t know many details surrounding the picture, but perhaps that is the best part about it all.

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