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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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Ali Abdel-Aziz Claims John Kavanagh Would Have Gotten ‘Wooped’ Had He Been With Artem Lobov Pre-UFC 223

Ali Abdel-Aziz, the controversial manager of Khabib Nurmagomedov, has explained how John Kavanagh’s presence in Brooklyn last week may have caused trouble. Ali Abdel-Aziz is someone who has been becoming an increasingly vocal presence in the sport of mixed martial arts for some time now. As the manager of the unbeaten lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, among others, he has found …

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John Kavanagh Provides Frustrating Update On Gunnar Nelson’s Status For UFC London

Gunnar Nelson’s head coach, John Kavanagh, has given a rather frustrating update regarding the stoic Icelandic submission savant’s status for UFC Fight Night 127, which takes place in London on March 17th. Nelson hasn’t fought since suffering a brutal and controversial first-round stoppage defeat to hard-hitting Argentine welterweight Santiago Ponzinibbio last July in Glasgow, but on a recent edition of The …

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Red-Hot Canadian Prospect Joins SBG Ireland Ahead Of UFC Debut

In large part due to the staggering success of it’s most famed member, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, the SBG Ireland gym on the Naas Road in Dublin has become the mecca of European MMA in recent years, attracting aspiring and already established fighters from all over the continent. As a result, it’s pro team has swelled significantly, bolstered by …

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