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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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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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Watch: Conor McGregor Oozes Class With Comments In Recent Interview

It’s just under one week until the biggest combat fight in sporting history takes place at the T-Mobile Arena.  On Saturday, August 26th, Conor McGregor will face boxing phenomenon Floyd Mayweather in what is an extremely intriguing contest. Neither fighter needs an introduction, as their performances inside the octagon and ring respectively established both fighters as global superstars in their respective …

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Paddy ‘The Hooligan’ Holohan Gives The Best Technical Breakdown Of Mayweather/McGregor Yet

If you are doubting Conor McGregor’s chances of beating Floyd Mayweather in his professional boxing debut on August 26, you must stop and listen to his SBG teammate Paddy Holohan.  The Hooligan, himself a former UFC flyweight who fought out of McGregor’s Dublin based SBG Concorde, has given an extraordinary breakdown of the fight in an interview with former Irish …

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Paddy Holohan Takes To Social Media To Clear A Few Things Up After SBG Tallaght Departure

Citing a “staffing issue” as the reason, SBG Tallaght “Senior Management” confirmed on Thursday last that head coach Paddy Holohan had decided to leave his post at the facility, which opened in the summer of 2016. While fellow coach Joey Breslin, who also departed, addressed the situation with a lengthy Facebook post later that day, Holohan himself chose not to …

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SBG Tallaght Confirms The Departure Of Coach Paddy Holohan

DUBLIN, IRELAND - OCTOBER 23: Paddy Holohan of Ireland weighs in during the UFC weigh-in at 3Arena on October 23, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

SBG Tallaght head coach Paddy Holohan has left the Dublin branch, the organisation has confirmed. In a post on Facebook, SBG confirmed that Holohan departed for what they are calling a ‘staffing issue,’ expressing their best wishes to the former UFC flyweight and giving assurances that the 28-year-old will be replaced in due course. The statement reads: “To all our members. …

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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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John Kavanagh: ‘I Used To Struggle Selling Tickets For Conor McGregor’s Fights.’

UFC Featherweight champion Conor McGregor is the new undisputed pay-per-view king of the UFC. The Dubliner now lays claim to the two highest-selling UFC pay-per-views of all time, with UFC 202 reportedly pulling in an estimated 1.65 million buys in the USA alone, according to MMAFighting’s Dave Meltzer. McGregor now holds three of the top four selling UFC pay-per-view’s of all time, …

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Conor McGregor’s Ground Game Is Lambasted By UFC Flyweight

On Tuesday evening, the recently retired Paddy Holohan posted a wonderful picture and an inspirational accompanying message to his Instagram account. The photo features Holohan himself, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC women’s strawweight Aisling Daly standing in their gi’s, brown belts wrapped tightly around their waists. The trio’s coach, Brazilian jiu-jitsu black-belt John Kavanagh, poses proudly next to …

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Paddy Holohan’s Legacy

As the Irish contingent of UFC fighters dwindles you could be forgiven for feeling somewhat gloomy. Cathal Pendred retired in November and Paul Redmond was dropped from the roster a month later. Aisling Daly, Neil Seery, Conor McGregor, Joe Duffy and Paddy Holohan remained within the rank and file of the UFC. Ireland was still going strong and McGregor was …

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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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Heartfelt Tributes Pour In For The Now Retired Paddy Holohan

The retirement of Irish star Paddy Holohan has shocked the MMA community, with which he had such a great relationship. A statement released by the SBG fighter confirmed today that a blood disorder would render him unable to compete further due to safety concerns. Pre-eminent MMA journalist Ariel Helwani struck a particular chord with the affable Irishman, deeming him one …

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Paddy ‘The Hooligan’ Holohan’s Next UFC Fight Confirmed

A flyweight bout between Paddy ‘The Hooligan’ Holohan and Willie Gates has been announced for the UFC’s card in Rotterdam on May 8th, which will be the promotions inaugural event in the Netherlands. ‘The Hooligan’, whose current mma record stands at 12-2-1, will be eager to get back into the octagon after coming off a second round loss by rear-naked-choke …

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Conor McGregor: If It Wasn’t For All The Bulls**t, I Would Wipe Out The Entire Roster In 4 Months

Conor McGregor seemed to savour the fallout that followed Joseph Duffy’s unfortunate, concussion-necessitated withdrawal from UFC Fight Night 76. Shortly after the news broke that the Donegal fighter would no longer headline the UFC’s Dublin event, “The Notorious” took to social media and criticized his former Cage Warriors conqueror, who is currently based in Montreal’s famed Tristar Gym. Must be that Canadian …

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