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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 Preview: A Brief Look At Will ‘F*ckin’ Fleury

Our second featured fighter ahead of next weekend’s Bellator Dublin is the long, rangy middleweight from Cahir, Tipperary, Will ‘F*ckin’ Fleury. 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 into a particular highlight from their career. Pundit Arena MMA will act as your go-to …

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Myles Price Hits Back At Peter Queally Ahead Of Bellator Dublin

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Irishman, Myles Price made headlines around the world in 2018 when it was discovered that the former SBG prospect and Conor McGregor sparring partner was training with Khabib Nurmagomedov at AKA in preparation for the pair’s showdown at UFC 229. Price was branded a ‘rat’ and a ‘traitor’ over his involvement with team Khabib in the lead up to UFC 229, …

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John Kavanagh Predicts 2019 Title-Shot For Gunnar Nelson

SBG Ireland coach John Kavanagh has promised the world that welterweight contender Gunnar Nelson will be fighting for the title in 2019. Nelson managed to return to the octagon with a stunning finish of dangerous welterweight Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira on the UFC 231 main-card. The fight stood as Gunnar’s first fight in over a year since his controversial first-round TKO …

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Exploring Irish MMA: Part VII – Brian Moore

In this, the seventh edition of Exploring Irish MMA, we speak to SBG Ireland featherweight Brian ‘The Pikeman’ Moore as he prepares for perhaps the biggest fight of his career to date. Moore’s only setbacks since signing for Bellator two years ago have come against the former two-time Bellator title-challenger Daniel Weichel and one of the brightest 145lb up-and-comers in …

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Coach Kavanagh Launches Impassioned Defence Of Artem Lobov

John Kavanagh took to Facebook on Sunday to launch a passionate defence of SBG fighter Artem Lobov following the Russian’s defeat to Micheal Johnson at UFC Moncton on Saturday night. The featherweight fighter was defeated by Johnson via a unanimous decision in what was Lobov’s third UFC loss in a row and a result which took his record to 13-15-1. …

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Watch: Abdelaziz Slams ‘Prostitute’ McGregor, Warns John Kavanagh

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager Ali Abdelaziz has responded to the calls for a rematch between his fighter and Conor McGregor with a vicious attack. Ali managed to find himself under the spotlight on more than one occasion during the buildup to UFC 229 after the Irishman drew attention to certain aspects of his history that weren’t exactly known the mainstream beforehand. …

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