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The Top 5 Irish MMA Prospects To Watch Out For In 2018

As week one of 2018 draws to a close, we present a list of the most promising Irish professional MMA talents you should be keeping an eye out for over the next fifty-one and beyond. Note: The list below is one of the country’s best prospects, so the likes of James Gallagher, who has already established himself as a legitimate …

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Interview: Dylan Meagher & The Future Of Irish Muay Thai

Ireland has always had a fascination with combat sports. Boxing has captivated the Irish nation at Olympic Games for decades. July 1972 saw the greatest of all time, Muhammad Ali, fight Alvin Lewis in front 25,000 baying fans at Croke Park. In recent years Katie Taylor has become a household name and inspiration; rom an often under-covered amateur to a …

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Lightweight Brings The Best Out Of Conor McGregor, Says Striking Coach

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Conor McGregor (R) punches Nate Diaz during their welterweight rematch at the UFC 202 event at T-Mobile Arena on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor won by majority decision. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

In little over a week Conor McGregor steps inside the octagon against lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 and will attempt to make UFC history as the promotion’s first fighter to hold two division titles simultaneously. Throughout McGregor’s rise through the UFC ranks, we’ve seen him completely dominate the 145-pound division and test the waters at welterweight against Nate Diaz …

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Conor McGregor Talks Motivation Behind Becoming Two-Division Champion

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 18: UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor arrives at an open workout for UFC 202 at Rocks Lounge at the Red Rock Casino on August 18, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor is scheduled to fight Nate Diaz in a welterweight rematch at UFC 202 on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Needless to say, Conor McGregor’s UFC debut at lightweight is a long time coming, but instead of dipping his feet like his journey through the featherweight division, the 28-year-old is jumping in head first. In little over a week at UFC 205, McGregor will step inside the octagon with lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and attempt to become the first fighter in …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Unwillingly Cost Conor McGregor Half His UFC 205 Purse

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Lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov unintentionally cost Conor McGregor around $3.5 million dollars while the Irishman was negotiating his fight with Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205. According to Russian website Match, the UFC sent Nurmagomedov two contracts to fight Alvarez at either UFC 205 in New York or UFC 206 in Toronto. While many were led to believe Khabib was on …

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UFC 205 Has Already Broken A Significant Record, Says Dana White

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Two weeks out from the landmark UFC 205 card in Madison Square Garden, the star power of Conor McGregor and the promotion’s much-anticipated debut in New York is already breaking records, according to UFC president Dana White. Speaking on a Fox Sports 1 show on Friday night, White claimed that UFC 205’s stacked card has already broken the previous gate …

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Real Madrid Open To Conor McGregor Fighting At The Santiago Bernabeu Stadium

MADRID, SPAIN - AUGUST 29: General view of Estadio Santiago Bernabeu pitch before the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and Real Betis Balompie on August 29, 2015 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images) Conor McGregor

Trying to stay busy during the summer, Spanish giants Real Madrid are interested in hosting a UFC at their 81,000 capacity Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, headlined by current featherweight champion Conor McGregor. According to Irish radio station Newstalk, the Champions League winners want McGregor to spearhead the event, with it having to take place sometime between May to July during the La …

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