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Following UFC Dublin Reports, John Kavanagh Was Straight In With Cracking Main Event Suggestion

After the emergence of a report suggesting that the UFC is planning to make its long-awaited return to Dublin in the not too distant future, SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh was quick to put one of his gym’s biggest names forward as a candidate for the main event slot. MMAFighting reported on Friday that the world’s premier MMA promotion will …

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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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The Top 5 Irish MMA Prospects To Watch Out For In 2018

As week one of 2018 draws to a close, we present a list of the most promising Irish professional MMA talents you should be keeping an eye out for over the next fifty-one and beyond. Note: The list below is one of the country’s best prospects, so the likes of James Gallagher, who has already established himself as a legitimate …

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SBG Ireland Prospect Lauded By MMA Legend After Stunning Win

Sam Slater’s recent performance at Shinobi War 11, a show which was wonderfully subtitled ‘Winter Warfare’, has earned the young SBG Ireland amateur plaudits from former King of Pancrase, ex-UFC heavyweight champion, legendary MMA broadcaster, and the world’s premier online self-defence instructor, Bas Rutten. Slater needed just 77 seconds to account for Englishman David Jenkins, whom he dropped with a …

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Watch: Roddy & Holohan Reflect On Effect That McGregor Had On SBG Ireland’s Mentality From Day One

Two of the most iconic members of the Irish MMA explosion discuss the incredible impact that Conor McGregor had on everyone upon his arrival at SBG Ireland. Ireland’s MMA scene, in the last five years, has come further than perhaps anyone could have expected given its relatively obscure beginnings within the last decade. For a sport that has not yet …

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