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Exploring Irish MMA – Part II: Richie Smullen

Last week we had the opportunity to chat with Blaine O’Driscoll as he edges towards a BAMMA flyweight title-shot and in this, the second edition of Exploring Irish MMA, we spoke to unbeaten lightweight Richie Smullen ahead of his UFC debut in Las Vegas on July 6.  This series is intended as a means of shining a spotlight on the current …

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Watch: Relive One Of The Ultimate Fighter’s Funniest Moments

The Ultimate Fighter season 25 has seen the return of several former contestants as they seek ‘redemption.’ One such fighter is Julian Lane, who provided us with one of the funniest moments in the history of the series. The Ultimate Fighter has provided the UFC with some outstanding fighters such as Michael Bisping, Nate Diaz and Forest Griffin. One participant in …

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TJ Dillashaw Accuses Urijah Faber Of Orchestrating Team Alpha Male’s Beef With Him

The ongoing feud between the members of Sacremento-based gym Team Alpha Male and the UFC’s former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is showing absolutely no signs of letting up ahead of TJ’s coaching stint on the Ultimate Fighter opposite Cody Garbrandt. Dillashaw, who left MMA pioneer Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male to follow striking coach Duane Ludwig when he left to start …

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The Cast For The UFC’s TUF 25 Has Been Revealed

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 24: UFC fighter Joe Stevenson (top) battles with UFC fighter Spencer Fisher (bottom) during their Lightweight bout at UFC 104: Machida vs. Shogun at Staples Center on October 24, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)

The 14 cast members for “The Ultimate Fighter 25” have been announced, and on the list are two former winners of the reality show, along with a current UFC welterweight coming off of back-to-back wins. The winner of ”TUF 2” Joe ”Daddy” Stevenson (33-16 MMA, 8-8 UFC) returns for another shot at UFC glory, having left the organisation in 2011 …

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Cody Garbrandt & TJ Dillashaw Unveil Exciting Ultimate Fighter Coaching Teams

If you weren’t already looking forward to the upcoming season of the Ultimate Fighter, featuring fierce rivals TJ Dillashaw and Cody Garbrandt, then perhaps this latest announcement might tickle your fancy. Former Team Alpha Male teammates Dillashaw and Garbrandt are set to take opposing coaching roles on this year’s edition of the Ultimate Fighter and given the somewhat rocky history …

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Opinion: Why Booking A Garbrandt/Dillashaw Season Of The Ultimate Fighter Could Be Pure Genius

The UFC recently made the announcement that their upcoming 25th season of the Ultimate Fighter would feature both Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw in opposing coaching roles. The UFC’s bantamweight division has all of a sudden become one of the promotion’s most talked about weight classes. This has been a result in equal parts due to a huge influx of …

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Former TUF Contestant Gets Starched By Head-Kick In Just 7 Seconds

Our headline and the official records may say “7 seconds”, but really Bruno “Bulldog” Silva, an alumnus of the fourth season of The Ultimate Fighter(TUF) Brazil, was unconscious about 4 or 5 seconds into his bout with the relatively inexperienced Adalto Prado on Saturday night in Sao Paulo.  Silva came into the bantamweight contest at Aspera FC 44 with a record …

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Video: The Ultimate Fighter’s Sascha Sharma Explains Why He Ignored Conor McGregor’s Advice

Team Europe’s Sascha Sharma recently spoke about the performance that had Conor McGregor foaming at the mouth. The most dramatic moments of The Ultimate Fighter 22 so far occurred in episode 3, when Conor McGregor famously lost his cool during Sascha Sharma’s bout with Chris Gruetzemacher. “The Notorious” was driven to the point of madness by Sharma’s frustrating performance, during which the German …

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McGregor vs Faber: The Ultimate Fighter Teams Announced

There’s just one week to go until the commencement of this year’s eagerly awaited edition of The Ultimate Fighter. We have all spoken at length about the captivating persona that is Conor McGregor.  Now, we finally will get to see the Dubliner try his hand at coaching on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF). For the unacquainted, TUF pits professional MMA fighters off against …

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Conor McGregor And The Fighter’s Delusion

To be able to enter into an enclosure, be it a ring or a cage, and fight with another human being, one has to have a certain mentality. Combat athletes, more so than competitors in other sports, seem very aware of their mortality. Of course, other sports men and women aren’t forced to confront the possibility of fatal injury through …

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