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John Kavanagh Claims Impending Announcement On Conor McGregor’s Next Fight

With many speculating with regard to the ongoing dispute between Conor McGregor and the UFC, the featherweight champion’s coach has claimed on Facebook that a resolution is close to being reached. After the ‘Notorious’ Irishman was pulled from the UFC 200 card for failing to fulfill his media obligations, many feared that the relationship between the promotion and their biggest …

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Chael Sonnen: ‘Conor McGregor’s Coach Is Hurting The Cause’

The former UFC title challenger sees a case of crossed wires as the downfall of John Kavanagh and his charge, Conor McGregor, in their UFC dispute. The stand-off between fighter and promotion is over, for now, and while Conor McGregor has set tongues wagging and raised some very important points about various duties in the sport, the Irishman was pulled from …

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John Kavanagh Reveals Exactly Why Conor McGregor Opted Out Of UFC 200

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John Kavanagh has spoken out on the saga that is developing between Conor McGregor and the UFC. The Notorious ‘retired’ last week, before tweeting this morning that he will be fighting at UFC 200. However, Dana White has remained adamant that McGregor will not feature on July’s bumper card. Ariel Helwani interviewed Kavanagh on The MMA Hour, and the Irish …

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Listen Live: Conor McGregor’s Coach John Kavanagh On The MMA Hour

John Kavanagh will address the hottest topic in MMA surrounding Conor McGregor when he appears on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani via MMAFighting. Will he, won’t he? Conor McGregor’s latest bombshell of a Tweet this morning gave renewed hope to fans yesterday hoping for an appearance by ‘The Notorious’ at UFC 200. Happy to announce that I am BACK on …

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Coach Kavanagh Tweet Suggests No McGregor Retirement

Well this could be a game-changer. The internet has continued to go further deluded by the minute as Conor McGregor tweeted that he was retiring from the UFC.  It was originally believed to be a joke but the rumor grew legs throughout the day. Belief soon spread that not only would McGregor not be fighting Nate Diaz in a UFC 196 rematch …

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Nate Diaz Reacts To McGregor News In Typical Nate Diaz Fashion

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 5: Nate Diaz punches Conor McGregor during UFC 196 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Nate Diaz doesn’t quite do as much talking as Conor McGregor, but when he does the quality usually trumps the quantity. The same can be said of the American’s social media posts, as tonight he has reacted in a typically laid back way to McGregor announcing his retirement. While most are still sceptical as to the legitimacy of the Dubliner’s recent …

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Hearts Must Not Be Allowed To Rule Heads In MMA Ban Debate

It’s understandable that in the immediate aftermath of Joao Carvalho’s death some people in Ireland are losing sight of certain facts and statistics – allowing reason to dissipate against the strong drag of an intense emotional current. After all, a 28-year-old man’s life has been cut short, his family and friends left devastated. It’s an undeniable tragedy. And it’s a tragedy …

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IAPA Start Crowd Funding Initiative To Offer Financial Support To Joao Carvalho’s Family

On Tuesday, SBG head coach John Kavanagh pledged the assistance of the Irish Amateur Pankration Association, of which he is president, in any investigation process that arises from the death of Joao Carvalho. Kavanagh and the IAPA, the organisation that oversee’s MMA in Ireland, have also offered their support to the family of the Portuguese fighter, by setting up a …

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Paddy ‘The Hooligan’ Holohan’s Next UFC Fight Confirmed

A flyweight bout between Paddy ‘The Hooligan’ Holohan and Willie Gates has been announced for the UFC’s card in Rotterdam on May 8th, which will be the promotions inaugural event in the Netherlands. ‘The Hooligan’, whose current mma record stands at 12-2-1, will be eager to get back into the octagon after coming off a second round loss by rear-naked-choke …

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Irish MMA Prodigy James Gallagher Signs For Bellator


After days of speculation it has now been confirmed that James Gallagher of Straight Blast Gym has agreed terms with the Bellator promotion. Regarded highly within MMA circles throughout the country, the highly skilled featherweight has been tipped as the next up and comer. Gallagher has backed himself from an early age, having decided to leave school at the age …

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SBG Ireland Prospect Is On His Way To Bellator MMA

The burgeoning scene of Irish MMA has just gotten more interesting, with the impending announcement of an Irish star on Bellator’s roster. Straight Blast Gym head coach John Kavanagh revealed the exciting news, with one of his charges poised to compete in MMA’s second largest promotion. Announcement this weekend! Time for another @SBG_Ireland fighter to hit the big stage….but who?? pic.twitter.com/jNnMQXrI7f …

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Nick Diaz Slams Conor McGregor’s SBG Training Camp And Teammates

In a recent interview with BJPenn.com, Nick Diaz echoed the pre-UFC 196 sentiments of his brother Nate by questioning the quality of Conor McGregor’s SBG training partners. Actually ‘questioning’ might be putting it mildly. “I’m just saying he’s (Nate) had f**king matches with top blacks belts all over,” started the always abrasive Diaz. “This guy is one of best f**king …

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