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James Gallagher To Return On Bellator London Main-Card

James Gallagher is poised to make his return to the Bellator cage as he joins middleweight headliners Gegard Mousasi and Rafael Lovato Jr. on June 22. The Strabanimal made good on his promise of a dominant win in front of his home-crowd at Bellator Dublin in February – submitting his opponent Steven Graham with ease within the opening minutes of …

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Deciphering The Abrupt ‘Retirement’ Of Conor McGregor

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Conor McGregor grabbed the headlines once again on Tuesday morning after abruptly announcing his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. Taking to his official Twitter page, McGregor gave a short statement concerning his future in the sport. Hey guys quick announcement, I’ve decided to retire from the sport formally known as “Mixed Martial Art” today.I wish all my …

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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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