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Joe Duffy Pulled From December Comeback Fight

The career of ‘Irish’ Joe Duffy has suffered another setback. It’s been a year since we last saw the promising Donegal man in the Octagon. On that occasion, he was bested by lightweight contender James Vick. That fight followed much deliberation about whether to stay in the UFC or test the free agency waters. Despite signing a new deal with …

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Joe Duffy’s Comeback Fight And Opponent Set To Be Announced

It’s been far too long since we’ve seen Joe Duffy in action – almost a year, to be exact. November of last year saw ‘Irish’ Joe, who signed a new deal with the UFC after deliberating whether to become a free agent, face the difficult James Vick in the lightweight division. Despite a good first round, Duffy eventually succumbed to the …

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Joe Duffy Has Signed A Bumper New Contract With The UFC

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 07: Joe Duffy of Ireland prepares to enter the Octagon before his lightweight bout against Mitch Clarke during the UFC Fight Night event inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 7, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Joe Duffy made his UFC debut in March 2015 with a mightily impressive TKO victory over Jake Lindsey inside 36 seconds in Las Vegas. A disappointing loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 195 came between two submission wins, one of which earned him the Performance of the Night award. His most recent bout went the distance at UFC Fight Night London with …

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Watch: Joe Duffy’s Greatest Finish Since Joining The UFC

In the build up to UFC London, we thought it would be fitting to take a look back at Irish Joe Duffy’s greatest finish since joining the promotion. Although Joe Duffy isn’t as widely loved by Irish fans as the Notorious Conor McGregor, the 29-year-old does have a pretty solid fan base and on Saturday night, he is due to …

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Joe Duffy: Fighting To Prove His Worth

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On Saturday night ‘Irish’ Joe Duffy will headline the UFC Fight Pass prelims against the good but not top class Reza Madadi. Which begs the question what is Duffy worth to the UFC. It’s a question we will get the answer to post-Saturday night as the Donegal man will be competing in the final fight of his current UFC contract. …

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Joseph Duffy Confirmed To Fight At UFC London In March

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 07: Joe Duffy of Ireland poses for a portrait backstage after his victory over Mitch Clarke during the UFC Fight Night event inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 7, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Todd Lussier/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Irish fighter Joseph Duffy has been confirmed to fight at UFC London on March 18th. The 28-year-old lightweight will compete against Iranian-Swedish Reza Madadi at the event in London’s O2 Arena. ?? @duffy_mma vs. @RezaMaddog ?? is official for #UFCLondon!! Grab your seats early ⬇️ ? https://t.co/GXZpHhCSk0 pic.twitter.com/fuss6E4q6K — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) January 19, 2017 Rumours have been rife for …

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Joe Duffy’s Manager: ‘Conor McGregor Doesn’t Want Rematch, Joe Would Run Through Him’

Former Cage Warriors CEO Graham Boylan made the big claims regarding Conor McGregor prior to Duffy’s loss to Dustin Poirier at the weekend. Joe Duffy’s well documented victory over the Dubliner in 2010 appeared to have vacated the minds of the MMA world, with Conor McGregor’s world title win in December. This latest statement from Boylan though may reopen the conversation – if …

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Joe Duffy: ‘Conor McGregor’s Improved But I’d Still Beat Him’

Five years on from his infamous victory over Conor McGregor, Joseph Duffy believes that although the ‘Notorious’ has improved, he still has his number. The two fought in November 2010 under the Cage Warriors banner, with Duffy prevailing over Conor McGregor in just 38 seconds. “It was a big fight for me,” Duffy told MMAJunkie. “It was a big fight to get …

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BREAKING: UFC Dublin Main Event Cancelled

The proposed main event between Joe Duffy and Dustin Poirier is off due to a head injury Duffy has suffered. The shock announcement follows the recent cancellation of the co-main event featuring Stipe Miocic and Ben Rothwell. It was confirmed via a statement from UFC.com, which can be viewed below. “Due to a medical issue involving UFC lightweight Joe Duffy, …

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Making Moves: Irish Fighter Surprisingly Included In UFC Go Big Campaign

On Wednesday, the UFC announced the lineup for its ‘UFC Go Big’ promotional campaign, highlighting the planned main events of the future, and Conor McGregor wasn’t the only Irishman featured. UFC champions Ronda Rousey, Daniel Cormier, Conor McGregor, Robbie Lawler, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Rafael Dos Anjos, as well as top contenders Alexander Gustafsson, Carlos Condit, Luke Rockhold, Donald Cerrone, Dan …

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