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Watch: This Compilation Of McGregor’s Ground Game Proves Many Are Underestimating His Skills

Watch a compilation of some of Conor McGregor’s grappling inside the octagon over the course of his UFC career. The UFC’s lightweight champion Conor McGregor has carved out a reputation for himself over the years as a truly fearsome striker but ever since his UFC 189 win over Team Alpha Male’s Chad Mendes, questions have been raised about his abilities …

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SBG Welterweight Charlie Ward To Battle Galore Bofando At UFC Glasgow

Late last month, Conor McGregor confirmed via Instagram that longtime training partner Charlie Ward will make his second appearance in the UFC at the promotion’s show in Glasgow on July 16th, but ‘The Notorious’ UFC lightweight champion did not identify Ward’s opponent in the post. View this post on Instagram I am happy to announce that Charlie Ward will have …

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Watch: SBG Fighter Luka Jelčić Scores Savage Finish To Successfully Defend FFC Title

While Saturday was a disappointing day for one of SBG Ireland’s foreign-born fighters, it proved a pretty successful day for another. Before ‘The Russian Hammer’ Artem Lobov lost to Cub Swanson in a cracking scrap at UFC Fight Night 108 in Nashville, Tennessee, Croatian-born SBG lightweight Luka Jelčić was in action on a Final Fight Championship card in Slovenia. Jelčić claimed the …

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Gunnar Nelson On Conor McGregor’s Next Step If He Defeats Floyd Mayweather

SBG Ireland’s and Mjolnir MMA’s welterweight star Gunnar Nelson spoke recently about what he thinks the next move of his long-term training partner Conor McGregor will be if he does pull off the impossible and defeat the unbeaten Floyd Mayweather. Gunnar Nelson for years now has been the dark horse of the UFC’s welterweight division. With his impressive run marred …

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John Kavanagh Rules Out The Possibility Of McGregor Ever Fighting On Irish Soil Again

SBG Ireland head-coach John Kavanagh spoke recently about the possibility of us ever seeing Conor McGregor fight on Irish soil again. Irish MMA fans look away now. John Kavanagh spoke at a recent appearance in Australia (via news.com.au) about several topics surrounding himself and his fighters but, of course, it was the ‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor’s name who dominated the proceedings from the …

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Gunnar Nelson Unsure If Conor McGregor Will Return To The UFC In 2017 Or Not

UFC welterweight Gunnar Nelson spoke to ESPN recently about his long-time training partner Conor McGregor’s future in the sport of mixed martial arts. Gunnar Nelson’s year got off the best possible start when he scored an emphatic second round submission over the highly-touted Alan Jouban at UFC London last month. For Gunni, it marked his second straight win since his …

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Fighter Of The Week: Gunnar Nelson

In this, the latest edition of Pundit Arena’s ‘Fighter of the Week’ series, we’ll be taking a closer look at this weekend’s UFC London co-main event headliner, Gunnar Nelson. They say that looks can be deceiving and for the many fans of mixed martial arts, there is perhaps no one who sums that saying up in modern MMA more than the …

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Exclusive: SBG’s Blaine O’Driscoll Ready To Show Fans Who He Really Is At Cage Warriors 81

This Saturday night at the 3Arena in Dublin’s docklands, the recent spate of top quality MMA shows to visit Ireland’s shores continues. Just a couple of months after North American giant Bellator MMA made it’s first foray into the Irish market alongside the well established presence of BAMMA at the same venue, and mere weeks after the promotional pair lit …

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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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