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Rian O’Neill On Learning From Famous Club & World-Class Coaches

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The past number of seasons has seen a number of breakthrough stars come to the fore in Gaelic football.  Dublin’s all-conquering Championship side was built on the foundation of youth stretching back to Jim Gavin’s first All-Ireland run in 2013 when names like Jack McCaffrey, Paul Mannion and Ciarán Kilkenny were rightly tipped as stars of the future. Fast-forward seven …

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Kavanagh On The Struggles MMA Faces Compared To Other Irish Sports

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Bellator returns to Dublin this weekend for yet another enthralling night of action at the 3Arena. The Leah McCourt-headlined event is the first of two Bellator fight night’s taking place in Dublin while MMA’s leading organisation, the UFC, announced last week that it would be returning to Ireland’s capital city for the first time in five years. On top of …

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“Justin Gaethje At 170, That Would Be My Personal Preference”

John Kavanagh has outlined that he feels Conor McGregor should fight Justin Gaethje at welterweight in his next bout following his successful return to the octagon at UFC 246. McGregor comfortably defeated Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone by TKO/KO in just 40 seconds in Las Vegas on Saturday to secure his first win for the promotion since November of 2016. Following the …

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Bellator Dublin’s Full Confirmed Fight-Card So Far

Bellator Dublin will take place on September 27 and will feature a host of Ireland’s finest mixed martial artists from top to bottom.  Of course, James Gallagher will draw in the bulk of the global attention with his showdown against his fellow prospect Cal Ellenor in the night’s main-event, but littered throughout the card you will find several top Irish …

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Ten Things We Learned From Conor McGregor’s Massive ESPN Interview

Conor McGregor sent the MMA world into something of a frenzy after making an appearance on ESPN’s SportsCenter for a far-reaching interview with Ariel Helwani. It was a pretty in-depth interview that saw the famed-reporter asking Conor about everything from his recent controversies to his thoughts on the current landscape of the fight-game.   View this post on Instagram   …

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Coach Kavanagh Explains How Conor McGregor Injured His Left-Hand

Coach John Kavanagh recent appeared on an episode of Ariel Helwani’s ESPN chat-shot and explained exactly how Conor McGregor sustained an injury to his hand. Speaking in a recent interview with ESPN’s Helwani, Kavanagh explained how the Irishman had hurt his prized left-hand during a recent sparring session. “It was sparring. I set up a spar, it was a good spar. …

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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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