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UFC London Preview: Gunnar Nelson’s Top-5 UFC Submissions

Gunnar Nelson is quietly one of the UFC’s most potent finishers, something that is highlighted by his devastating, but technical, body of work to date. Earlier this week, we delved into why this is such a huge fight for Nelson’s push towards reaching his long-expected potential. And it’s very true. As one of the best pure jiu-jitsu practitioners on the …

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Seven Names To Remember Ahead Of UFC London This Weekend

UFC London this weekend is a card that bolsters one of the finest lineups a European show has seen in some time, here are seven fighters worth knowing about before you tune in. Ian Heinisch As one of the most highly-touted prospects on this card, Heinisch managed to take home a huge win his UFC debut, beating Cezar Ferreira over …

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Conor McGregor Breaks Top-5 In ESPN’s Famous Athletes List

Conor McGregor is now in the company of some of the world’s most famous athletes according to his placement in ESPN’s World Fame 100 list. The list, which can be viewed in full here, is compiled using a formula based off of search-engine results, endorsements, and social media following. With only global superstars such as Cristiano Ronaldo, LeBron James, Lionel Messi, …

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Dillon Danis Confirms Return To Bellator Cage For May 11

Dillon Danis announced to the world via Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show that he will be making his return to the Bellator cage on May 11. Danis’ pro-MMA debut saw him come away with an impressive first-round submission victory over Kyle Walker at Bellator 198. After pulling guard on his opponent, the difference in their skill-levels on the ground became very …

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The Day Conor McGregor Walked Away From Mixed Martial Arts

For all of the wealth, admiration and success Conor McGregor has accumulated over the years, one moment of uncertainty and doubt became the key ingredient to his inimitable drive and self-belief. The consistent rise of the former UFC lightweight champion and his power over the world of combat sports has hit something of a speed-bump in recent times, a process that …

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Bellator Dublin: A Perfect Showcase Of All That Is Golden In Irish MMA

Last night, Dublin’s 3Arena played host to a memorable showcase of everything that characterises this country’s ever-blossoming mixed martial arts culture. “Good times never seemed so good!” The folks at Bellator certainly knew what they were doing when they called upon each and every audience member present to make themselves heard just prior to going live on Sky Sports at 9pm last …

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Bellator Dublin Preview: A Brief Look At Sam Slater

The fourth fighter to be featured as part our ongoing preview of Bellator Dublin next weekend is a prospect who fights like a man with ten-times his experience, unbeaten SBG standout, Sam Slater. The idea here is to shine a spotlight on some of the Irish athletes competing in the 3Arena on February 23 – giving you a quick glimpse …

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