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BAMMA To Host Ireland Vs England Fight Card In Dublin Next February

The British Association of Mixed Martial Arts, or BAMMA, are running a huge show in Dublin’s 3 Arena this weekend, but the company have just announced that they will return to the venue in February 2016 for a special “Ireland vs England” spectacular. The organization, who are one of Britain’s premier fight leagues, made the announcement today via multiple social …

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Cian Cowley: The Future Of Irish MMA?

“No shoes or egos beyond this point” Everybody who approaches the mats at Dublin’s famed Straight Blast Gym is greeted by a sign with these words emblazoned on it. It is a reminder to all, that this is a place where personal pride will not be allowed to get in the way of personal growth. For the camp’s latest high-profile …

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WATCH: Sick One Punch KO At Irish Cage Fighting Event

On Saturday night blood thirsty Dublin fight fanatics were treated to some quality martial arts action at the National Basketball Arena, which included one sick KO. The Cage Kings event was billed as “The Biggest Mixed Fighting Event Ever To Hit Dublin”. The card not only featured professional MMA bouts, but also caged Muay Thai fights and K-1 style kickboxing matches. …

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Conor McGregor Impersonator To Assist Jose Aldo In Camp

Conor McGregor is one of the most creative and unorthodox strikers in mixed martial arts, but Jose Aldo and his team feel they have found someone who can emulate the Dubliner’s attacking style. Jonas “Speed” Bilharinho is the featherweight champion of Brazilian based MMA league Jungle Fight. He is 6-0-1 as a professional and as far as team Aldo are …

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SBG – The Big Fish in Irish MMA’s Ever-Growing Pond

UFC Welterweight Cathal Pendred extended his record to 4-0 inside the octagon at UFC 188 this past weekend, when the proud Dubliner defeated Augusto Montano on Sunday morning in Mexico City. Pendred is just one of many Irish fighters to climb the UFC ranks in recent times, and proudly represents Ireland’s most prominent MMA gym SBG, where he joins the likes …

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What’s Next for Cathal Pendred?

Irish UFC Welterweight Cathal Pendred extended his UFC record to 4-0 inside the octagon after a unanimous decision victory over Mexican challenger Augusto Montano at UFC 188. But despite the win, there are still many question marks over Pendred’s ranking within the welterweight division and if his wins will result in bigger fights for the Dubliner. After winning Fight of the Night honours …

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Here’s How Aisling Daly Beats Randa Markos At UFC 186

With the sudden influx of Irish fighters making their way into the UFC’s Octagon over the last year, we now have one of our very own competing for a world title shot in Conor McGreogr. Fellow SBG teammate Aisling ‘Ais the Bash’ Daly is also seeking gold of her own when she takes on Randa Markos at UFC 186 this weekend. …

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UFC Announce UFC 189 World Tour: Dublin, 31st March

UFC 189 takes place this coming July in Las Vegas, Nevada as Irish #1 contender Conor McGregor (17-2) takes on Jose Aldo (25-1) for the UFC Featherweight Championship. UFC president Dana White made the announcement of a world tour ahead of the massive fight card at the beginning of the UFC 185 post-fight press conference. This tour will take place …

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Joseph Duffy KO’s Jake Lindsey In UFC Debut

“The Irish Take Over” continued in devastating fashion last night at UFC 185 in Dallas, Texas as Donegal native, “Irish” Joe Duffy made his Octagon debut. Much hype surrounded Duffy when he was signed to the big leagues of MMA earlier on this year. Billed as “the last man to beat Conor McGregor”, it is a moniker that Duffy will …

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Irish MMA: Future Shines Bright

With a fairly bare weekend for mixed martial arts, Shane Saunders switches his focus to the rise of Irish MMA in such a short space of time. It’s hard to argue that Conor McGregor has not single-handedly dragged MMA from a seemingly underground sport to a towering pedestal for all to see. Well, in this part of the world anyway. A …

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Conor McGregor: Ireland’s Greatest Athlete?

He may come off as cocky, brash and arrogant but ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor may just be the best athlete the Republic of Ireland has ever produced. Controversial? Perhaps, but the Dubliner has captured the hearts and minds of a nation and has arguably single-handedly brought mixed martial arts to the foreground in Irish media and with fellow SBG fighters, Cathal …

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Great News For Irish MMA As TUF 20 Cast Is Revealed

Aisling Daly has been included in the cast for the upcoming season of the Ultimate Fighter. The 26-year-old Dublin native will battle it out with 15 other women to become the inaugural UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion. Tryouts for TUF 20 took place at the end of April with Daly one of the most impressive competitors. She will become the first …

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2014 is the year for Conor McGregor & Irish MMA

When the UFC first held an event in Ireland back in January 2009, CEO Dana White described it as “pound-for-pound, the best place we’ve ever played. The Irish are crazy!” Five years later and they are finally returning. So why has it taken so long? White summed it up best himself during a visit to Trinity College last year. Answering …

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