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Gunnar Nelson’s Next Fight Has Been Confirmed

UFC Fight Night Dublin McGregor vs. Brandao, The O2, Dublin 19/7/2014 Iceland's Gunnar Nelson celebrates winning Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Rodrigo Romos

Icelandic UFC star Gunnar Nelson’s next fight has been announced. The popular welterweight will take on Santiago Ponzinibbio in the main event of UFC Glasgow on July 16. Nelson is hot on the heels of a third straight victory following his UFC 194 defeat to Demian Maia. Currently ranked ninth in the welterweight rankings, the 28-year-old will be looking to …

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Gunnar Nelson On Conor McGregor’s Next Step If He Defeats Floyd Mayweather

SBG Ireland’s and Mjolnir MMA’s welterweight star Gunnar Nelson spoke recently about what he thinks the next move of his long-term training partner Conor McGregor will be if he does pull off the impossible and defeat the unbeaten Floyd Mayweather. Gunnar Nelson for years now has been the dark horse of the UFC’s welterweight division. With his impressive run marred …

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Stephen Thompson’s Idea For His Next Opponent Is Twice As Good As A Matchup With Gunnar Nelson

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson appeared on the MMA Hour today to discuss his next move as a mixed martial artist and gave us his own pick for his next matchup. Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson is fresh off of his UFC 209 loss to Tyron Woodley for the welterweight title, and though the eagerly anticipated matchup was a tepid encounter at best, Wonderboy …

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Gunnar Nelson Unsure If Conor McGregor Will Return To The UFC In 2017 Or Not

UFC welterweight Gunnar Nelson spoke to ESPN recently about his long-time training partner Conor McGregor’s future in the sport of mixed martial arts. Gunnar Nelson’s year got off the best possible start when he scored an emphatic second round submission over the highly-touted Alan Jouban at UFC London last month. For Gunni, it marked his second straight win since his …

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Ranking The Top 10 European Fighters Currently In The UFC

With the explosive UFC London now in the past, we take a look at the ten most prolific modern fighters who made their rise through the rapidly improving European MMA circuit. UFC London most certainly can place itself amongst the year’s most entertaining fight cards to date but on top of that, it did a tremendous job at proving that …

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Gunnar Nelson Gave A Brilliant Explanation For Why He Didn’t KO Alan Jouban At UFC London

Gunnar Nelson picked up a momentous victory at UFC Fight Night 107 in London on Saturday night with a clinical second round stoppage over Alan Jouban.  The Icelandic native, fighting out of John Kavanagh’s Dublin based Straight Blast Gym, is now on a roll in the welterweight division, with Kavanagh himself being open about his beliefs that ‘Gunni’ should be …

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Watch: Gunnar Nelson Scores Slick Submission Win Over Alan Jouban At UFC London

Stoic SBG Ireland submission specialist Gunnar Nelson(16-2-1) scored his second straight victory on Saturday night at UFC London, snapping the three-fight winning-streak of Alan Jouban(15-5) with a second-round guillotine choke. The Icelandic welterweight has consistently shown massive improvements in his stand-up game in recent years and on this occasion he set up the fight-ending submission with a combination of strikes. …

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Fighter Of The Week: Gunnar Nelson

In this, the latest edition of Pundit Arena’s ‘Fighter of the Week’ series, we’ll be taking a closer look at this weekend’s UFC London co-main event headliner, Gunnar Nelson. They say that looks can be deceiving and for the many fans of mixed martial arts, there is perhaps no one who sums that saying up in modern MMA more than the …

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Gunnar Nelson To Face Alan Jouban In UFC London Co-Main Event

SBG Ireland’s Gunnar Nelson will return to action at UFC Fight Night 107 in London on March 18th after ten months out of the octagon and he hasn’t been handed an easy assignment to ease him back into things. The Icelandic welterweight will take on America’s Alan Jouban, a fighter who is currently riding a three-fight winning streak and has …

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Confirmed: Neil Seery To Face American Opponent As He’s Added To UFC Belfast Card

UFC flyweight Neil Seery will fight Ian McCall at UFC Belfast after the UFC confirmed the fight on their UFC Europe Twitter account on Tuesday morning. Seery’s scheduled fight with McCall is the third confirmed fight for the UFC’s return to Belfast with SBG’s Gunnar Nelson set to headline the event against Dong Hyun Kim in the main event, while Women’s Strawweight fighters Amanda Cooper and Anna Elmose have …

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Gunnar Nelson Officially Announced As UFC Belfast Headliner

SBG Ireland’s Gunnar Nelson will face Korea’s Dong Hyun Kim in a welterweight bout on the 19th of November at the SSE Arena in Belfast. The announcement of the main event concludes days of speculation that Icelandic fan favourite Gunnar Nelson would headline an Irish UFC event for the first time, following in the footsteps of SBG teammates Conor McGregor and Paddy Holohan. …

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Helwani Reveals Gunnar Nelson Is Set To Headline UFC Belfast

ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - MAY 08: Gunnar Nelson (R) of Iceland celebrates victory over Albert Tumenov of Russia after their Welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night 87 at Ahoy on May 8, 2016 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani reported late Wednesday night that SBG’s Gunnar Nelson is set to headline UFC Fight Night 99 on the 19th of November at the SSE Arena in Belfast. The card marks the first time since 2007 that the UFC will be returning to Northern Ireland with Nelson reportedly set to face off against Korean welterweight Dong Hyun Kim in the …

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