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Watch: Dillon Danis Submits Former World Champion At Polaris Pro 4

With just two weeks to go before Conor McGregor’s super-fight with UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez at Madison Square Garden, the SBG Ireland camp received a nice little morale boost on Saturday night at Polaris Pro 4. The submission grappling event, which took place in Poole, England, was headlined by a match-up of Brazilian jiu-jitsu legends Fernando ‘Terere’ Augusto and …

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Coach John Kavanagh: The Day I ‘Beat The Sh*t Out Of’ Conor McGregor

Without Conor McGregor coach John Kavanagh would not be the household name he has become. However, more importantly, without Kavanagh, McGregor, the UFC featherweight champion, would never have been as successful.  It, therefore, seems incredible to think that when they first met at Kavanagh’s Straight Blast Gym back in 2007, their future success story started with McGregor receiving a full-blooded …

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John Kavanagh Recalls The Shocking Pay Deal Conor McGregor Almost Agreed To Prior To UFC Debut

In a wide-ranging interview with the Sunday Independent, the founder of SBG Ireland discussed the meagre financial situation that Conor McGregor once found himself in. The ‘rags-to-riches’ trope has characterised the whirlwind career of Conor McGregor. The then 24-year-old famously collected his social welfare payment en-route to his UFC bow in Sweden in 2013, and became the sport’s wealthiest practitioner …

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MMA Insider Who Broke Conor McGregor KO Story Taps Out on Twitter

The world of MMA is slowly getting back to normal following this evening’s dramatic revelations that suggested Conor McGregor had been knocked out today during a sparring session. The news was first brought to the masses by top MMA insider @TalkMMA, who reported via Tiwtter that, I was told by someone close to SBG, McGregor was allegedly knocked out cold …

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John Kavanagh To Speak At One Zero Conference Ahead Of UFC 205


Three weeks out from what is undoubtedly the biggest fight of Conor McGregor’s career, Coach John Kavanagh will speak at the impressive One Zero Conference in Dublin. I’m delighted to announce that I will be speaking at the One Zero Conference on October 21st in Dublin. I will be… https://t.co/gMd7mWtKT1 — Coach Kavanagh (@John_Kavanagh) October 4, 2016 Coach Kavanagh will …

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John Kavanagh: ‘I Used To Struggle Selling Tickets For Conor McGregor’s Fights.’

UFC Featherweight champion Conor McGregor is the new undisputed pay-per-view king of the UFC. The Dubliner now lays claim to the two highest-selling UFC pay-per-views of all time, with UFC 202 reportedly pulling in an estimated 1.65 million buys in the USA alone, according to MMAFighting’s Dave Meltzer. McGregor now holds three of the top four selling UFC pay-per-view’s of all time, …

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Watch: John Kavanagh Reveals Fascinating New Insight Into Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 Preparation

Just a couple of weeks before his rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202, Conor McGregor posted a picture to Instagram in which he could be seen sitting on a stool between rounds of sparring. “Round four hundred and twelve,” McGregor wrote alongside the photo. “They’ll study this camp.” Round four hundred and twelve. Against middleweights. They’ll study this camp. …

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Helwani Reveals Gunnar Nelson Is Set To Headline UFC Belfast

ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - MAY 08: Gunnar Nelson (R) of Iceland celebrates victory over Albert Tumenov of Russia after their Welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night 87 at Ahoy on May 8, 2016 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani reported late Wednesday night that SBG’s Gunnar Nelson is set to headline UFC Fight Night 99 on the 19th of November at the SSE Arena in Belfast. The card marks the first time since 2007 that the UFC will be returning to Northern Ireland with Nelson reportedly set to face off against Korean welterweight Dong Hyun Kim in the …

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John Kavanagh Gives His Opinion On Conor McGregor’s Next Fight, A Trilogy, And Croke Park

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 18: UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor (R) laughs as he works out with his head coach John Kavanagh during an open workout for UFC 202 at Rocks Lounge at the Red Rock Casino on August 18, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor is scheduled to fight Nate Diaz in a welterweight rematch at UFC 202 on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Conor McGregor’s head coach John Kavanagh took to Twitter this evening to address several questions regarding the fall-out of UFC 202 and the future of the featherweight champion. 1 – dont know whats next. decision made over the next 2 weeks i’d imagine. personally i’d like 55 title….but we’ll see what happens. — Coach Kavanagh (@John_Kavanagh) August 24, 2016 2 …

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John Kavanagh Reveals Sensational Possibility For Conor McGregor’s Next Two Fights

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Coach John Kavanagh sat down with Ariel Helwani this evening to discuss Conor McGregor’s phenomenal victory over Nate Diaz at UFC 202.  Kavanagh couldn’t seem to wipe the smile off his face for the entire interview as he openly admitted that he could ‘talk about that fight all night’. However, aside from basking in what was admittedly an incredible performance …

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