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UFC Fight Night Dublin 2014: Where Are They Now?

We take a look at where the stars of 2014’s pivotal night for Irish MMA are right now after the event reached its four-year anniversary this week. UFC Dublin in 2014 will forever stand as one of the greatest events – not only in European MMA – but also in the organisation’s history. Fans, fighters and media members who have …

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Former UFC Fighter Cathal Pendred Lands Role On New TV Series

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Former UFC fighter Cathal Pendred has landed a role on a new tv series. The retired fighter will play a lead role in new Amazon series ‘Lore.’ Fox Sports have reported the news of Pendred’s new on-screen role outside of the octagon. ‘Lore’ is a new anthology series which was formerly a podcast, will be aired on Amazon. The horror series …

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Tyron Woodley Says Who He Would Like CM Punk To Fight Next

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 10: CM Punk reacts to his loss to Mickey Gall during the UFC 203 event at Quicken Loans Arena on September 10, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

After CM Punk’s brutal defeat at the hands of Mickey Gall at UFC 203 it was a shock to some to hear Punk say in his post-fight octagon interview that, ‘this was the most fun I’ve ever had in my life.’ But that love of MMA is clearly genuine as his teammate and welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has spoken to …

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John Kavanagh: ‘I Used To Struggle Selling Tickets For Conor McGregor’s Fights.’

UFC Featherweight champion Conor McGregor is the new undisputed pay-per-view king of the UFC. The Dubliner now lays claim to the two highest-selling UFC pay-per-views of all time, with UFC 202 reportedly pulling in an estimated 1.65 million buys in the USA alone, according to MMAFighting’s Dave Meltzer. McGregor now holds three of the top four selling UFC pay-per-view’s of all time, …

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UFC Flashback: UFC Fight Night Dublin

Paddy Holohan riling the crowd at the weigh-ins before his Main Event fight in Dublin last year.

After the very sad news that Paddy Holohan was forced to retire young from MMA we take a look back at one of the greatest events in recent UFC memory, UFC Fight Night Dublin, in which Paddy made his promotional debut in the opening bout. While the card may not have been as strong as some of the PPV cards, …

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Conor McGregor Pays Touching Tribute To Cathal Pendred Via Social Media

Following Cathal Pendred’s shock retirement on Wednesday, Conor McGregor paid tribute to his Straight Blast Gym colleague and friend via social media. Cathal Pendred has often been criticized for his technical shortcomings, but “The Punisher” deserves a greater level of respect than he has been afforded by the fans. If you don’t agree, maybe you should read Conor McGregor’s Facebook …

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Cathal Pendred Drops A Bombshell On Twitter

Straight Blast Gym’s Cathal Pendred has announced his retirement from MMA. The 28-year-old, who is still under contract with the UFC, broke the news on Wednesday, via Twitter. Explaining how he had arrived at the decision, Pendred simply stated – “I now find that my passion is no longer what it was and I feel like it is time for …

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Cathal Pendred Suffers Bloody Defeat To Tom Breese At UFC Dublin

UFC Dublin has gotten off to a bad start for the Irish, as hometown hero Cathal Pendred has been brutally bludgeoned to a first round defeat by undefeated Englishman Tom Breese. The talented Breese has been highly touted by many within the MMA media, and the Tristar fighter justified the hype by becoming the first man to stop the tough …

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UFC Dublin Preview: There Is Still Plenty To Savour On Saturday Night

Seamus Raftery previews UFC Fight Night 76, from Dublin’s 3Arena. This card took a major hit on Wednesday night when it emerged that the fight originally scheduled to be the main event, Joseph Duffy vs Dustin Poirier, would have to be scrapped. According to Duffy’s esteemed coach, Firas Zahabi, the Donegal native suffered a mild concussion on his final sparring …

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Video: Face-Offs Aplenty At UFC Dublin Weigh-Ins

Paddy Holohan riling the crowd at the weigh-ins before his Main Event fight in Dublin last year.

UFC Dublin is all set for tomorrow night after today’s weigh-ins. Despite the news on Wednesday night that Irish fighter Joseph Duffy had to withdraw from the main event against Dustin Poirier due to a concussion, there is still a lot of excitement building in Ireland’s capital ahead of tomorrow night. Paddy Holohan against Louis Smolka is now the main …

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Video: New UFC Dublin Promo Will Give You Chills

We were already pretty pumped for UFC Dublin, but this promo has taken the excitement to another level. The UFC are well-known for their epic video packages. Their show opening montages featuring The Who’s “Baba O’Riley”, which are only played in the arena and not on television, are damn near works of art. Though this UFC Dublin promo isn’t quite …

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Conor McGregor Hit Me Harder Than Anyone Else Ever Has Claims Cathal Pendred

Conor McGregor’s formidable striking power is well illustrated by the 16 stoppages he has scored in 18 professional fights, but recent comments from a certain UFC welterweight, formerly a middleweight are sure to further “The Notorious” Irishman’s destructive reputation. When a big puncher moves up in weight, be it a boxer or a mixed martial artist, one of the questions …

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