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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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‘Stormin’ Norman Parke Signs With Bellator MMA

Antrim’s Norman Parke has officially signed a deal with Bellator after a 32-fight career that saw him compete in a number of elite promotions. Norman Parke is a name well-known to the Irish MMA fanbase. A former Ultimate Fighter winner, Parke enjoyed a nine-fight run in the UFC – going (5-3-1) before his eventual release. His time in the world’s premier mixed …

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Norman Parke Intends To Retire After KSW Title Bout Later This Month

Northern Ireland’s Norman Parke fights on the biggest stage of his post-UFC career on Saturday the 27th of May, as he challenges undefeated Pole Mateusz Gamrot for the KSW lightweight title at the Stadion PGE Narodowy, the home of the Polish national soccer team, in Warsaw. Over 50,000 people are expected to attend the show, suitably entitled KSW 39: Colosseum. …

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BAMMA 28 Delivers But Irish Prospects Endure Very Mixed Night

The second installment of BAMMATOR, the co-operative brainchild of Scott Coker’s Bellator and David Greene’s BAMMA, hit Belfast on Friday night as both promotions ventured into Northern Ireland for the first time in their respective histories. After a successful co-promotion in Dublin in December, Coker and Greene decided to team up once again to try and further embed themselves within the …

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Joseph Duffy Confirmed To Fight At UFC London In March

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 07: Joe Duffy of Ireland poses for a portrait backstage after his victory over Mitch Clarke during the UFC Fight Night event inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 7, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Todd Lussier/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Irish fighter Joseph Duffy has been confirmed to fight at UFC London on March 18th. The 28-year-old lightweight will compete against Iranian-Swedish Reza Madadi at the event in London’s O2 Arena. ?? @duffy_mma vs. @RezaMaddog ?? is official for #UFCLondon!! Grab your seats early ⬇️ ? https://t.co/GXZpHhCSk0 pic.twitter.com/fuss6E4q6K — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) January 19, 2017 Rumours have been rife for …

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Norman Parke Announces Opponent For Next Fight

Northern Ireland’s Norman Parke confirmed via Facebook on Wednesday that his next fight will take place this September at a Final Fight Championship event in Austria. Parke’s opponent will be 26-year-old Croatian Vlado Sikic. Sikic, who has a professional record of 10-0-1 according to Sherdog, may be familiar to fans of The Ultimate Fighter 22, as he competed in the …

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UFC Flashback: UFC Fight Night Dublin

Paddy Holohan riling the crowd at the weigh-ins before his Main Event fight in Dublin last year.

After the very sad news that Paddy Holohan was forced to retire young from MMA we take a look back at one of the greatest events in recent UFC memory, UFC Fight Night Dublin, in which Paddy made his promotional debut in the opening bout. While the card may not have been as strong as some of the PPV cards, …

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Stormin’ Norman Parke Is Cut From The UFC

‘Ultimate Fighter – Smashes’ winner Norman Parke has announced his release from the UFC roster in a statement. Although the Antrim native lost a unanimous decision to Rustam Khabilov in London a month ago, many believed that this statement represented a shocking attempt at an April fools joke. I just wanna say a huge thanks to the ufc for giving me the …

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Norman Parke Has Been Added To The UFC London Card

Norman Parke will compete in the first fight of his new UFC contract on February 27th, 2016 at London’s O2 Arena. A week ago the Antrim lightweight, who was last seen claiming victory over Reza Madadi at UFC Fight Night 76 in Dublin, announced via Twitter that the company had offered him a new deal, and added that his next …

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