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Gunnar Nelson Seems Concerned For Conor McGregor’s Long-Term Health Due To Steep Weight Cuts

Gunnar Nelson doesn’t approve of his teammate Conor McGregor’s severe, but habitual, weight cutting. Nelson’s father, Haraldur, is the president of Iceland’s MMA Federation and he recently expressed his disdain for the practice, ubiquitous within his sport, of cutting large amounts of weight in the lead-up to fights. In a lengthy post on social media, Nelson detailed his issues and …

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Video: Fascinating Breakdown Of Conor McGregor’s Unique Fighting Style

Conor McGregor’s fighting style is expertly broken down in this 15-minute video. We recently alerted our readers’ attention to an interview with Conor McGregor’s training partner and friend, Tom Egan. In the hour long video “The Tank” discusses The Ultimate Fighter 22, of which he has an intimate knowledge, as well Conor’s training, mentality, style, his fight with Chad Mendes, and …

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Conor McGregor Buys His Sister A Truly Awesome Gift

Conor McGregor certainly likes to spread the wealth. Last month, we reported that Gunnar Nelson had received an epic birthday present courtesy of his most famous teammate, and UFC president Dana White. So generous was the gift, in fact, that it actually managed to bring a smile to the icy Icelander’s infamously emotionless face. Conor, however, is obviously still in …

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Fight Night Preview: Bellator 127, UFC: Holohan, Pendred, Nelson

It’s been almost seven days since Conor McGregor defeated Dustin Poirier but the ‘Irish Take Over’ continues this weekend with Cathal Pendred, Paddy Holohan and adopted son, Gunnar Nelson all in action this Saturday night. Bellator’s latest season continues this Friday night and the most intriguing fight takes place in the main event. Former Bellator featherweight champion Daniel Straus (22-5) …

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Cathal Pendred Out To Prove A Point

Cathal Pendred is looking to make a statement at welterweight on Saturday when he faces Gasan Umalatov in Stockholm. Pendred, who recorded victory at UFC Fight Night Dublin at middleweight, is now fighting at welterweight and wants to prove that this is the division where he belongs. Speaking to UFC.com, Pendred said the following: “I’m making my UFC debut in MY …

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Gunnar Nelson Looking To Finish Story’s Chapter

Ireland’s favourite adopted MMA son, Gunnar Nelson, is in confident mood ahead of his headline UFC clash with Rick Story in Stockholm on Saturday. Nelson faces a tough opponent in Story, a veteran of the MMA game that has recorded wins over some big fish, most notably current champion Johny Hendricks. ‘Gunni’ is aware of the challenge he faces, but the rising welterweight …

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Tuesday Takedown: UFC 178 Special

Usually, the Tuesday Takedown would take into account Bellator action but given the stellar nature of what was a truly epic UFC 178, Shane Saunders has decided to give his full attention to the main card from Saturday night.  There’s only one place to start and that’s in Las Vegas where, on Saturday night, a large travelling support witnessed “The Notorious” …

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