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Conor McGregor Training Partner Dillon Danis To Compete At Submission Underground 3

Dillon Danis will make his debut for Chael Sonnen’s Submission Underground(SUG) grappling promotion at SUG 3 in Portland, Oregon on January 29th. The 23-year-old Marcelo Garcia black belt, who has become well-known in the MMA world due to his association with Conor McGregor, will take on AJ Agazarm on the show. MMAFighting journalist Luke Thomas broke the news via Twitter …

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SBG Ireland Knockout Artist To Debut At UFC Denver In January

John Phillips’ tireless social media campaign has apparently paid dividends, as the Dublin-based Welshman has signed with the UFC. The 31-year-old had been hounding UFC president Dana White and the promotion’s matchmakers on Twitter in recent weeks, tagging them in a variety of humorous posts, from pictures to videos. @UFC @danawhite ??? pic.twitter.com/ZfPsRjpAq8 — John phillips (@JohnPhillipsmma) November 25, 2016 …

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Bellator 169/BAMMA 27 – John Kavanagh’s Celebrity, James Gallagher’s Rising Star & A Great Night Of Fights

There was a lot of hype surrounding the arrival of Bellator 169 in Dublin. The card featured a host of young Irish fighters including the highly touted James Gallagher, it brought a solid headliner in Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal, but most importantly, it delivered, and it also further solidified Dublin’s status as a major fight city in the process. Since …

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Sinead Kavanagh: ‘Conor said ‘you’re going to be like me, you’re going to go straight to the top’

Former UFC Bantamweight Miesha Tate sat down with GQ’s Mick Rouse earlier this year and gave an interview titled ‘UFC Champion Miesha Tate on the Hardest Part of Being a Professional Fighter.’ Tate was the recently crowned UFC Bantamweight champion at the time and the new face of women’s MMA in the absence of Ronda Rousey. She had fought for the …

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On The Cusp – Sinead Kavanagh – Part 1

In 2014 Peter Elijah Lungu, Executive Director of the Zambian Institute for Sustainable Development, wrote that order exists in disorder. Lungu wrote in a piece titled Organized Chaos: The Natural Law of Order that ‘all living organisms are guided by unwritten laws, which provide guidance and natural order even for the animals in the jungle.’ Traditionally, the lion is the unquestioned king of the jungle, …

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Jose Aldo Again Slates The UFC & “Pieces Of Sh*t” Conor McGregor & John Kavanagh In New Interview

Jose Aldo

The sheer hatred that is felt by the UFC’s featherweight champion Jose Aldo for their lightweight champion, Conor McGregor simply cannot be doubted at this stage. McGregor, who knocked out Aldo in just 13 seconds at UFC 194, seemed to spark something very dark and very deep in the formerly dominant 145lb kingpin. Aldo’s mentality going into that fight was …

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Twitter: John Kavanagh Stirs The Pot As Conor McGregor Is Granted Boxing License

Despite the fact that he has been relatively quiet since his sensational UFC lightweight title victory over Eddie Alvarez in New York on November 12th, Conor McGregor’s name has continued to make the headlines with phenomenal consistency. After the world media’s effusive praise of the Irishman’s performance at UFC 205 died down a little, there was a brief lull, and …

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Opinion: Why Losing To Nate Diaz Was Absolutely Essential To Conor McGregor’s Growth

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 5: Nate Diaz (R) slaps Conor McGregor during UFC 196 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

What a night UFC 205 turned out to be. All 3 title fights delivered in pretty much every sense of the word and despite losing 2 of its most anticipated bouts in the lead-up, the card still managed to be full to the brim with exhilarating match-ups involving several legends, veterans, title-contenders and showstoppers.  However, it was the Notorious Irishman, …

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Conor McGregor’s Tweet From 2014 Seems Pretty Eery Right Now

After Conor McGregor’s emphatic victory at UFC 205, the world anxiously awaited his much hyped ‘left field’ announcement.  As it transpired, the Irishman simply confirmed what many had already expected with the 28-year-old due to become a father in May of next year. However, there was something of a surprise in what the two weight world champion demanded from the …

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Inside SBG – ‘If You Don’t Want To Be The Best I Don’t Even Want To Talk To You’

UFC Featherweight champion Conor McGregor has done an awful lot of great things for the sport of mixed martial arts in a relatively short space of time. He has set UFC records for both gate receipts and pay-per-view sales, he has redefined what is financially and commercially possible for a mixed martial artist, and he’s also paved the way for fellow Irish fighters …

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