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Conor McGregor’s Meteoric Rise Summed Up In One Tweet By John Kavanagh

Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh has summed up his fighter’s exceptional rise to prominence in one epic tweet. After Conor McGregor made extremely short work of Marcus Brimage in his UFC debut he famously gestured to the company’s president, Dana White, to bestow upon him a “Knockout of the Night” bonus. “Hey Dana! 60 g’s babayyy!”. The comment, made to post-fight …

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“Beatle-Mania” Has Nothing On Conor McGregor-Madness According To One Regional Irish Newspaper

Irish regional newspaper The Wicklow People are reporting that Conor McGregor caused quite a stir when he dropped-in for “a spot of lunch” at The Bridge Tavern in Wicklow Town recently. The UFC mega-star, who was accompanied by his esteemed coach, John Kavanagh, was apparently in the area to buy a dune buggy from Muck and Fun, which is based in Rathnew. …

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Tweets: Conor McGregor Revels In Another “Mystic Mac” Moment

Conor McGregor was never going to let this one go. Yesterday, it emerged that UFC bantamweight champion T.J Dillashaw has left his longtime training camp, Team Alpha Male, and has joined the Colorado based Elevation Fight Team. A report from Brazilian MMA media outlet Globo was the first to suggest that the fighter had parted ways with the California-based team, before Dillashaw …

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“I Couldn’t Stand-Up Straight” – Conor McGregor Reveals The Severity Of His Pre-UFC 189 Knee Injury

During last night’s interview with Ariel Helwani, Conor McGregor revealed the true extent of his pre-UFC 189 injury troubles. “The Notorious” Irishman’s coach, John Kavanagh, had divulged information about the situation in the past. The Straight Blast Gym Ireland head man stated that Conor had been unable to engage in any “live” MMA or wrestling training during camp. According to the fighter himself, …

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Pic: John Kavanagh’s Hilarious Instagram Post Is Sure To Give Conor McGregor, And Everyone Else, The Giggles

Conor McGregor is likely to get a laugh out of this…. Conor McGregor’s trojan trash-talk at the UFC Go Big press conference produced quite an array of brilliant quotes, but the one that will live longest in the memory is the now infamous “red panty night” commentary that he used to verbally decimate poor Rafael dos Anjos. On the off chance …

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Cian Cowley: The Future Of Irish MMA?

“No shoes or egos beyond this point” Everybody who approaches the mats at Dublin’s famed Straight Blast Gym is greeted by a sign with these words emblazoned on it. It is a reminder to all, that this is a place where personal pride will not be allowed to get in the way of personal growth. For the camp’s latest high-profile …

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VIDEO: Conor McGregor Spars With Pro-Boxer

With all the talk lately about how Floyd Mayweather Jr might fare against Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey, we thought it might be a good time to remind our readers of a gem of a video from 2013. In the clip below Conor’s head coach, John Kavanagh, films “The Notorious” as he has a little MMmess about with Irish professional …

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Conor McGregor And The Fighter’s Delusion

To be able to enter into an enclosure, be it a ring or a cage, and fight with another human being, one has to have a certain mentality. Combat athletes, more so than competitors in other sports, seem very aware of their mortality. Of course, other sports men and women aren’t forced to confront the possibility of fatal injury through …

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Young Talent Points To A Bright Future For The LOI

With all the talk of Irish internationals returning to grace the League of Ireland and the departure of exciting players such as Ryan Manning, Brian Lenihan, Patrick Hoban, Michael Duffy and Rory Gaffney amongst others, Tom O’Connor discusses the future prospects of some of the next crop of young LOI superstars. In goal, Bray’s Stephen Mc Guinness (20) has been a …

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Ben Forsyth Blog – The 100 Metres

The ever popular Ben Forsyth Blog is back with a bang. Following the disappointment of his last fight being cancelled, Ben finally got the chance to show his worth. They say in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts that anything can happen. This is true in many ways, and even more true in life. The last few months have been …

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Ben Forsyth Blog: When The Smoke Has Cleared

Following the crushing blow of his fight being cancelled on the night of the big event, Ben Forsyth gives us an insight into the battles that he has been fighting in and outside of the ring over the last month. It’s been over a month since I have written anything.  Partly because I wasn’t sure what I was going to …

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2014 is the year for Conor McGregor & Irish MMA

When the UFC first held an event in Ireland back in January 2009, CEO Dana White described it as “pound-for-pound, the best place we’ve ever played. The Irish are crazy!” Five years later and they are finally returning. So why has it taken so long? White summed it up best himself during a visit to Trinity College last year. Answering …

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