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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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Coach Kavanagh Reveals Round By Round Plan For Khabib

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Much of the post-UFC 229 commentary has surrounded the chaotic scenes which unravelled after Khabib Nurmagomedov secured a rear naked choke on Conor McGregor in round four.  Of course, by now you know the situation – Khabib launched himself at Dillon Danis and Khabib’s teammates entered the Octagon to attack McGregor. However, the reason for McGregor’s loss has yet to …

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Watch Live: John Kavanagh On Joe Rogan’s Podcast

Over the weekend, Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh confirmed that he would be appearing on Joe Rogan’s podcast on Monday, with UFC 229 surely set to be the main topic of discussion. In Las Vegas on Saturday night, Conor McGregor was defeated on his return to the octagon, getting submitted in the fourth round of his lightweight title bout against …

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John Kavanagh Confirms He Will Be On Joe Rogan’s Podcast Tomorrow

Conor McGregor’s coach, John Kavanagh, has long been linked with an appearance on the ‘Joe Rogan Experience’. The founder of SBG Ireland has his own particular approach to the fight game; a cerebral thought process coupled with a pioneering jiu-jitsu base in Ireland. However, his scheduled appearance on the preeminent podcast of the internet is set to take an entirely …

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Truth Or Trash?: “Conor McGregor Is One Of The All-Time Greats”

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 12: UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor trains during an open workout at his gym on August 12, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor is scheduled to fight Nate Diaz in a welterweight rematch at UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2 on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)

In the latest edition of Truth or Trash?, we put former champion Conor McGregor’s argument to being an all-time pound-for-pound great under the microscope. Earlier this week, we delved into the commonly held notion that Khabib Nurmagomedov’s record is puffed and padded and with UFC 229 fast approaching, this time around we’re going to turn our attention to his opponent, Conor McGregor. …

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John Kavanagh Goes In-Depth On Khabib In MacLife Interview

As a website founded by the man himself, The Mac Life gets unprecedented access to the camp of Conor McGregor. The team have been low-key in the build-up to the Irishman’s title challenge against Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229, with the first media presence only occurring tomorrow, just over two weeks until the fight. Before that long-awaited press conference, McGregor’s …

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Exploring Irish MMA: Part IV – Richard Kiely

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In this edition of Exploring Irish MMA, we speak to one of the finest strikers in this country, Bellator’s newest welterweight signing, Richard Kiely. The dreams and goals of a professional fighter often revolve around the glory that comes with hoisting a championship belt over your shoulder or the immortality that a picture-perfect finishing sequence can bring about. But even though these thrills are …

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UFC Fight Night Dublin 2014: Where Are They Now?

We take a look at where the stars of 2014’s pivotal night for Irish MMA are right now after the event reached its four-year anniversary this week. UFC Dublin in 2014 will forever stand as one of the greatest events – not only in European MMA – but also in the organisation’s history. Fans, fighters and media members who have …

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Exploring Irish MMA – Part II: Richie Smullen

Last week we had the opportunity to chat with Blaine O’Driscoll as he edges towards a BAMMA flyweight title-shot and in this, the second edition of Exploring Irish MMA, we spoke to unbeaten lightweight Richie Smullen ahead of his UFC debut in Las Vegas on July 6.  This series is intended as a means of shining a spotlight on the current …

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