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Charlie Ward To Return To Fighting For First Time Following Death Of Joao Carvalho

Straight Blast Gym welterweight and Conor McGregor teammate Charlie Ward will return to competitive fighting this weekend for the first time since the untimely death of Portuguese fighter Joao Carvalho in April this year. The Dubliner will be competing in the co-main event at Adrenalin Fight Night: Swansea in Wales on Saturday night, stepping into the cage with Gareth Williams, according …

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Hearts Must Not Be Allowed To Rule Heads In MMA Ban Debate

It’s understandable that in the immediate aftermath of Joao Carvalho’s death some people in Ireland are losing sight of certain facts and statistics – allowing reason to dissipate against the strong drag of an intense emotional current. After all, a 28-year-old man’s life has been cut short, his family and friends left devastated. It’s an undeniable tragedy. And it’s a tragedy …

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Opinion: Joao Carvalho’s Death Should Not Be Used To Degrade MMA

Less than 24 hours after Portuguese fighter Joao Carvalho passed away in Beaumont Hospital, the media came out in their droves to attack a sport that has fallen victim to a freak accident. Carvalho, 28, was pronounced dead at 9.35pm on Monday night despite undergoing an emergency procedure on his brain to try and preserve his life. The Team Nobrega fighter suffered a third …

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IAPA Start Crowd Funding Initiative To Offer Financial Support To Joao Carvalho’s Family

On Tuesday, SBG head coach John Kavanagh pledged the assistance of the Irish Amateur Pankration Association, of which he is president, in any investigation process that arises from the death of Joao Carvalho. Kavanagh and the IAPA, the organisation that oversee’s MMA in Ireland, have also offered their support to the family of the Portuguese fighter, by setting up a …

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John Kavanagh Releases Statement Regarding Tragic Death Of Joao Carvalho

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Straight Blast Gym Ireland head coach John Kavanagh has released a statement via Facebook, regarding the tragic death of Portugal’s Joao Carvalho. Carvalho was admitted to Beaumont hospital in Dublin on Saturday night, shortly after he lost via 3rd round TKO to Charlie Ward at the first ever Total Extreme Fighting event, which was held at the National Stadium. This …

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Team Nobrega Confirm Death Of MMA Fighter Joao Carvalho Following Dublin Bout

Joao Carvalho competed against Charlie Ward in Total Extreme Fighting’s inaugural event on Saturday night at The National Stadium in Dublin. Having suffered a third round KO loss in the three round bout, Carvalho felt ‘ill’ twenty minutes after the fight, and was admitted to Beaumont hospital where he became ‘critical’. Vitor Nobrega of Carvalho’s ‘Nobrega Team’ confirmed the tragic passing …

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