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UFC Dublin Main Event Confirmed

Donegal’s Joseph Duffy this morning confirmed that he will headline the UFC’s October 24th event in Dublin against Dustin Poirier. Duffy, who is 2-0 in the UFC thus far, announced the news on TV3’s Ireland A.M. There had been a great deal of speculation online in recent days that suggested a fight pitting the Irish lightweight against the former Conor …

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Dana White Is A “Little Errand B***h” – Josh Koscheck

Josh Koscheck is giving Dana White a taste of his own bitter medicine. UFC president Dana White has been hitting the headlines this week for his harsh treatment of critics on twitter. Dana came under fire from a number of MMA fans due to his firing of Jacob “Stitch” Duran, who was released by the company for making negative remarks …

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Are The UFC Putting Too Much Pressure On Their Athletes?

In a recent interview with bloodyelbow.com’s Mark Bergmann, former UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre, gave some insight into his departure from active competition. “It’s a very stressful life”, said GSP of his time as a champion with MMA’s biggest organization. “For my mental health I needed to step out”, added the French-Canadian icon. Though it is not uncommon for professional athletes to …

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The UFC Is Playing A Dangerous Game!

Last night some troubling news broke in the MMA media. Jacob “Stitch” Duran, the UFC’s most famed cut-man, has apparently been fired by the organization due to dissenting comments he made about the recently signed Reebok sponsorship deal. Duran had expressed to the media that he was considering leaving MMA based work altogether, due to the fact that the new …

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“Tip-A-Fighter” – A Strange But Intriguing Concept Looking To Change MMA For The Better

Many people were probably appalled to hear that Rory MacDonald’s base wage for his UFC 189 battle with Robbie Lawler was only $59,000. When you consider what Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao made for their bloodless dance in May of this year that figure becomes even more jarring. MacDonald endured a career shortening level of punishment and shed crimson on …

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UFC Glasgow: Scot’s Celebration Will Hit You Right In The Feels!

Last weekend Conor McGregor tugged at the emotions of Irish MMA fans with his post fight display of teary joy, but this week it was our Celtic neighbours that were welling up. Yesterday, the UFC held their first ever show in Glasgow, Scotland. The card featured three Scottish scrappers, in Joanne Calderwood, Steven Ray and Robert Whiteford. On the night …

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Two Violent K.O’s Highlight Bellator 140!

Bellator MMA continues to be the best alternative to the UFC in Mixed Martial Arts. One of the growing organisation’s recent cards did huge television numbers in the United States. It was, unfortunately, headlined by a nostalgia laced match-up between Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock. I say unfortunate because the company has so much more to offer than side show …

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MMA’s Greatest Ever Heavyweight Set To Make A Comeback!

Bloodyelbow.com are today reporting that the man once considered to be the greatest Mixed Martial Artist on the planet is on the comeback trail. Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko has been out of MMA action since June of 2012, when he beat Brazilian Pedro Rizzo via first round knockout. Now 38 years old, the Russian has released a statement in …

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Wow! Jose Aldo Lost Out On A Huge Payday!

There has been widespread criticism of Jose Aldo since it emerged that he was pulling out of the UFC 189 main event. While that criticism might be stinging the wounded champion, surely nothing will be hurting more than the knowledge that he has lost out on a monster payday. The exact amounts that he, and Conor McGregor, were set to …

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MMA Vs Boxing: A Brief History Of Crossover Clashes

Seamus Raftery examines the history of crossover clashes between boxers and mixed martial artists. Conor McGregor is the most headline hogging athlete in the world today. This week, he has been all over the news due to the chaos surrounding UFC 189. Yesterday, he was grabbing the limelight for a different reason, however. Whilst a guest on, American chat show, …

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Jon “Bones” Jones, The UFC & A Legacy Tarnished For Good

Late Tuesday night (Irish time), the UFC announced that it was indefinitely suspending and stripping Jon “Bones” Jones of the light heavyweight title which he defended as the youngest ever UFC Champion for over four years and eight superb defences.  Pound for pound, Jones has been the ultimate warrior of the UFC, dealing with everything thrown at him in a …

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Will UFC’s Rowdy Ever Return To WWE?

WWE has always had celebrity fans, but have any as dangerous as Ronda Rousey ever stepped into the squared circle? “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey shocked the world and guest-starred at WWE’s Wrestlemania 31 on Sunday night.  One of the lesser-known things about the UFC’s Bantamweight champion is that she is an avid wrestling fan, who often attends live events in the …

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The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of The UFC 189 World Tour

In theory, the World Tour was a great idea. They hype will certainly last. But in truth, the UFC’s maiden voyage in to the ultimate hype game, a World Tour, was often more farcical than fascinating.     Eight cities in 12 days is an awful lot of mileage to cover for any human being but when you are promoting …

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