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Watch: James Gallagher Flawless In First-Round Submission Victory

James Gallagher faced very little in the way of trouble as he managed to completely outclass Steven Graham in the Bellator 217 headliner this evening. A truly fantastic night for the Irish was capped off by a near-flawless first-round submission victory from headliner James Gallagher over his opponent Steven Graham. It really wasn’t too much hassle for Gallagher to dominate …

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Watch: All The Highlights From Bellator 194 Matt Mitrione Vs. Roy Nelson

Matt Mitrione progressed to the semi-final of the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix on Friday night at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, as he avenged a December 2012 TKO defeat to Roy Nelson. Though he endured a rough final round, Mitrione had already banked the first two stanza’s on all three judges’ scorecards with a tidy kickboxing display that saw …

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Watch: All The Highlights From Bellator 192

While their rivals promoted title fights in the sport’s two heaviest weight classes at UFC 220 in Boston, Bellator MMA put forth a stacked card of their own across the country at The Forum in Inglewood, California on Saturday night. Bellator 192 featured the opening fight in the promotion’s heavyweight Grand Prix between Chael Sonnen and Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson, Douglas Lima …

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Pics: Rory MacDonald Suffered A Grotesque Shin Injury In Bellator Title Win Over Douglas Lima

Rory MacDonald captured the Bellator MMA welterweight title on Saturday night at The Forum in Inglewood, California, as he snapped the three-fight winning streak of Douglas Lima via unanimous decision in the co-main event of Bellator 192. However, the Canadian really had to push through the pain barrier to get his hands on the gold. The five-rounder was a gory …

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The Top 5 Irish MMA Prospects To Watch Out For In 2018

As week one of 2018 draws to a close, we present a list of the most promising Irish professional MMA talents you should be keeping an eye out for over the next fifty-one and beyond. Note: The list below is one of the country’s best prospects, so the likes of James Gallagher, who has already established himself as a legitimate …

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Rory MacDonald Claims Bellator May Use Him As Alternate In Heavyweight Tourney

Rory MacDonald’s love for the early days of MMA, when the sport was just as likely to be called NHB(No-Holds-Barred), is well documented. In the past, the Canadian welterweight has spoken of his desire to see the ban on headbutts lifted and time-limits removed. He isn’t too fond of these newfangled weight-classes either. Just last year, MacDonald tweeted the following …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Reacts To Conor McGregor’s Bellator Invasion

Following Conor McGregor’s actions at Bellator 187 in Dublin earlier this month, UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov apparently sees the Irishman as something of a bully who needs to be taken down a peg or two. McGregor invaded the Bellator cage after his SBG Ireland teammate Charlie Ward drilled John Redmond with very little time to spare at the end …

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Iaquinta Feels Someone Should Have Given McGregor A Very Physical ‘Wake-Up Call’ At Bellator 187

Al Iaquinta feels that somebody should have socked UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor when he invaded the cage at Bellator 187 in Dublin earlier this month. Can you imagine the mayhem? Things were chaotic enough even without someone taking a swing at the sport’s biggest star in front his hometown crowd, as McGregor had to be escorted from the cage …

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