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Owen Roddy Breaks Down Max Holloway V Dustin Poirier At UFC 236

Atlanta, Georgia is the setting for this weekend’s highly anticipated UFC 236 card when featherweight king, Max Holloway attempts to land the interim-lightweight strap to his list of achievements against UFC veteran Dustin Poirier. It’s the second meeting of the two, having fought previously in 2012 when Poirier handed Holloway the first loss on his professional record. Since then, however, …

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Owen Roddy Excited By The Possibility Of McGregor Vs. Cerrone

SBG Charlestown coach Owen Roddy has expressed his belief that a fight between Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone would be the ideal matchup for his star-pupil’s return. There have been whispers of a showdown between these two for quite some time but speculation well and truly amped up a gear following Cerrone’s UFC Brooklyn victory over Alex Hernandez. In many ways, …

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Coach Owen Roddy Will Return To Action In BJJ Tournament

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Owen Roddy’s name is renowned throughout the world of combat sports. The SBG Charlestown is the striking coach for one of the world’s most feared strikers, Conor McGregor. What many don’t know about Coach Roddy though, is that he is also a Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu Black-Belt under the tutelage of John Kavanagh. Roddy himself fought professionally, but it was his coaching …

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Coach Owen Roddy Announces Departure From SBG Ireland

SBG Ireland’s long-time striking coach Owen Roddy has officially parted ways with the gym after a period of 13 years. Roddy is one of the most prominent figures in the Irish MMA scene – notably coaching some of the country’s top fighters, including the former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor among others. In recent times, he has been focussing on …

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Watch: Owen Roddy Releases His UFC 229 Fight-Night Vlog

Owen Roddy has released the latest edition of his pre-fight vlogs, with UFC 229’s fight-day in focus as Conor McGregor fought Khabib Nurmagomedov. The SBG Charlestown coach has made a tradition of giving us an intimate insight into his preparations for all of his star-pupil’s recent fights. And while the result didn’t go their way when Conor faced off against Khabib …

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Watch: Conor McGregor’s Full UFC 229 Open Workout

After nearly two years out of action, Conor McGregor gave fans their first live glimpse of him sparring MMA in quite some time at last night’s open workouts. Obviously, it will be quite difficult to tell exactly how much of an effect his time off has had on him until he actually steps into the octagon, but for what it’s …

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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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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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