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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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Fans Attack Conor McGregor Stat After John Kavanagh Criticises Number Of UFC Interim Champions

Mixed martial arts fans rounded on Conor McGregor following a seemingly tongue-in-cheek tweet from John Kavanagh following UFC Fight Night 105 on Sunday night. Watching from Iceland, the famous coach and patriarch of Dublin’s Straight Blast Gym, Kavanagh decided to throw a jovial dig at the UFC and the interim title concept that appears to have taken hold in recent …

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Top MMA Analyst Heaps Praise On Artem Lobov, Warns The World Not To Underestimate Him

SBG Ireland powerhouse Artem Lobov has been praised heavily by top MMA analyst, Robin Black ahead of his upcoming featherweight showdown with Cub Swanson. The word ‘mismatch’ is one that is thrown around a lot in sports but to be honest, you’d be forgiven for using the phrase when describing UFC Fight Night 108’s featherweight clash between the #4-ranked Cub …

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Conor McGregor Sends Severe Warning To The UFC Amid Continued Floyd Mayweather Talks

Conor McGregor has made a characteristically provocative statement to both the UFC and his fellow athletes in his latest Instagram post, one that features his long-term mentor, Lorenzo Fertitta. Conor McGregor’s career has seen him display the type of ambition that few human beings – never mind sports stars – can match, and it’s a combination of that drive and …

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Artem Lobov Lands Big Fight On April Card In Nashville

Artem Lobov didn’t land the spot on the UFC London card that he had campaigned so hard for in recent months, but the SBG Ireland featherweight has now been given an even bigger opportunity by the promotion. He won’t be competing so close to home, but Lobov will be facing an opponent ranked in the top 5 at 145lbs and …

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Exclusive: Chris Fields “If A Fight Goes To A Decision That Just Means The Teacher Broke It Up”

Later this month, and nearly a year to the day since his last fight, SBG’s Chris Fields will headline Bellator MMA’s first show in Belfast against former Bellator Light Heavyweight champion Liam McGeary. Fields, who defeated Dan Konecke in his Light Heavyweight debut at BAMMA 24 last February, will face McGeary in the main event of Bellator 173, in what will be McGeary’s first fight since …

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Demetrious Johnson Believes That Conor McGregor Has A Very Real Chance Of Beating Floyd Mayweather

The UFC’s highly-decorated and severely underrated flyweight champion, Demetrious Johnson has given his own expert opinion on how a boxing match between the undefeated Floyd Mayweather and the MMA icon Conor McGregor would go down. Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson is a man who knows a thing or two about top-level combat sports. For years now, he has dominated the UFC’s 125lb …

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Opinion: Why Tony Ferguson Is A Much Scarier Matchup For Conor McGregor Than Khabib Nurmagomedov

UFC 209’s co-main event has finally been set in stone. Khabib Nurmagomedov will face off against Tony Ferguson for the interim lightweight championship but out of the two, who exactly poses the greatest threat to the undisputed champ, Conor McGregor? At UFC 205 late last year, the featherweight champion Conor McGregor made history when he dismantled top-tier lightweight veteran and …

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Tyron Woodley Blasts Conor McGregor’s Selfish Lifestyle, Vents His Frustrations About His Treatment

Tyron Woodley spoke with Ariel Helwani on the most recent edition of the MMA Hour about several topics that have been surrounding him in recent times, including the UFC’s lightweight champion, Conor McGregor. Tyron Woodley has had something of a tough time of late. As the UFC’s welterweight champion, his first title-defence at UFC 205 against Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson was …

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Dillon Danis Reveals The Long Standing Beef He Has With Conor McGregor Adversary, Khabib Nurmagomedov

Dillon Danis, jiu-jitsu extraordinaire and training partner of Conor McGregor, has revealed that there long standing bad blood between himself and lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov. As the UFC confirmed that UFC 209 is set to see the minting of yet another interim champion, with Khabib Nurmagomedov takes on Tony Ferguson for the new interim lightweight belt, it has been revealed …

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McGregor’s Training Partner Dillon Danis Believes He Would Submit Jon Jones In Under 8-Minutes

In one of the stranger rivalries to emerge in recent times, Dillon Danis has fired back at the UFC’s former light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones, claiming he would make short work of him if they ever met in a grappling contest. The brash personality of Dublin’s Conor McGregor has seemingly started to rub off on his SBG Ireland teammates (with the …

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SBG Stalwart To Face Former Bellator Champion Liam McGeary In Belfast

He may have started the year with an important win, one that halted a two-fight skid, but all-in-all 2016 was a frustrating year for SBG Ireland’s Chris Fields(11-7-1). ‘The Housewives’ Choice’ was scheduled to face BAMMA light-heavyweight champion Paul Craig on September 10th in Dublin but the undefeated Scot, who has since debuted in the UFC, withdrew from the contest …

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Opinion: The One Potential Match-Up In Conor McGregor’s Future That Nobody Is Talking About

The UFC’s lightweight champion, Conor McGregor, once remarked that options are a good thing in the fight game and though seemingly everybody within 50lbs of him wants their own ‘red panty night’, there are certain potential fixtures that hold more allure than others. With McGregor currently taking a well-earned break from the sport, the rumour mill has been sent into …

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