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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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‘The Worst Refereeing I’ve Seen In 20 Years’ – John Kavanagh Rages As SBG Star Takes Multiple Illegal Blows

As one of the most highly rated middleweight prospects in Ireland, SBG’s Will Fleury headed to South Africa recently to take part in an Ultimate Fighter style reality show titled ‘The Fighter’.  As one of ten undefeated contenders from around the world, Fleury was hoping to make a serious statement in South Africa and was certain that he was the …

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John Kavanagh Gives Major Update On Conor McGregor Comeback [Report]

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As the UFC wait on Conor McGregor to make his return to the octagon, many are growing impatient. Interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson is in line for his shot at the undisputed strap, but the Irishman hasn’t fought in the promotion since he was crowned the 155lb king in November 2016. Since his foray into boxing, there has been speculation as …

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John Kavanagh Forced To Clarify Position On McGregor Comeback After Heavy Criticism

After Tony Ferguson claimed the Interim Lightweight Title at UFC 216 last weekend, the 33-year-old stated on multiple occasions that he is going to ‘expose’ Conor McGregor when the Irishman finally returns to the Octagon.  However, despite the fact that an interim belt would normally guarantee the holder a shot at the undisputed crown, Ferguson is not so sure of …

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SBG’s Will Fleury Is Ready To Make A Name For Himself On New MMA Reality Show

It’s easy to understand why The Fighter, a new MMA reality show in the same mould as the UFC’s famed The Ultimate Fighter(TUF) series and run by South African promotion EFC, might appeal to Tipperary middleweight prospect Will Fleury. As Pundit Arena has documented previously, the SBG Ireland fighter’s professional progress has been seriously hampered by a scarcely fathomable run of …

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Kavanagh Doesn’t Expect McGregor To Return To The Octagon In 2017

Conor McGregor’s head coach John Kavanagh doesn’t foresee his charge returning to action before the year is out. McGregor’s professional boxing debut on August 26th ended in defeat, as he was stopped inside ten rounds by returning former pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Though the Irishman has refused to rule out …

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