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Following UFC Dublin Reports, John Kavanagh Was Straight In With Cracking Main Event Suggestion

After the emergence of a report suggesting that the UFC is planning to make its long-awaited return to Dublin in the not too distant future, SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh was quick to put one of his gym’s biggest names forward as a candidate for the main event slot. MMAFighting reported on Friday that the world’s premier MMA promotion will …

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John Kavanagh Provides Frustrating Update On Gunnar Nelson’s Status For UFC London

Gunnar Nelson’s head coach, John Kavanagh, has given a rather frustrating update regarding the stoic Icelandic submission savant’s status for UFC Fight Night 127, which takes place in London on March 17th. Nelson hasn’t fought since suffering a brutal and controversial first-round stoppage defeat to hard-hitting Argentine welterweight Santiago Ponzinibbio last July in Glasgow, but on a recent edition of The …

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Ponzinibbio Finally Responds To Eye-gouge Accusations & Is Entirely Unapologetic

“It doesn’t take anything away from the win. What he says doesn’t change anything… After suffering a shock loss to Santiago Ponzinibbio at UFC Glasgow over the weekend, Gunnar Nelson stated that, although he didn’t want to make excuses, his vision had been severely impaired after suffering an eye-gouge early on in the bout. The following afternoon, SBG coach John …

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Watch: John Kavanagh Shares Video That Shows Gunnar Nelson Was The Victim Of Multiple Eye-Pokes At UFC Glasgow

Sunday night was a tough one for SBG Ireland, as two of the gym’s representatives incurred devastating defeats on the UFC Fight Night show at the SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow. After Charlie Ward suffered a savage, unusual and rather unlucky knockout loss to promotional newcomer Galore Bofando during the prelims, Icelandic welterweight Gunnar Nelson was finished for the first …

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