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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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Kevin Lee Would Have ‘Jumped The Cage’ In Belfast Had He Known Conor McGregor Was In Attendance

You might think that Kevin Lee, who isn’t even ranked in the top 15 of the UFC lightweight division as of yet, has no right to be calling out two-weight champion Conor McGregor at this stage in his career, but Lee’s expletive-laden post-fight speech at UFC Belfast has certainly earned him plenty of attention. Had the 24-year-old Detroit native known …

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UFC Lightweight Kevin Lee Calls Out Conor McGregor Following Impressive Submission Win At UFC Belfast

Before Kevin Lee made his walk to the octagon at the SSE Arena in Belfast on Saturday night, UFC commentator and former welterweight title challenger Dan Hardy noted that the young American fighter always has a lot to say for himself. Though his subsequent performance against the once-beaten Russian Magomed Mustafaev spoke volumes for him, Lee still backed up Hardy’s …

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Watch: Official UFC Promo Details Artem Lobov’s Backstory Ahead Of Belfast Fight Night

With UFC 205 now in the past, the attention of the MMA world will turn towards this weekend’s UFC Belfast, a card that will be headlined by middleweight veteran Gegard Mousasi and Ultimate Fighter contestant Uriah Hall. With Irish MMA firmly under the spotlight right now, the UFC have released an 8-minute feature video on popular SBG fighter, Artem Lobov. …

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Watch: Robin Black Breaks Down The UFC Belfast Main Event

UFC Belfast is almost upon us… Due to his history with John Kavanagh’s SBG, Iceland’s Gunnar Nelson is something of an adopted Irishman. This obviously factored into the UFC’s original decision to book the welterweight submission specialist in the headline slot at UFC Fight Night 99, which is scheduled to take place in Belfast this Saturday night. In October however, …

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UFC Belfast Headliner Gegard Mousasi Savagely Lays Into Conor McGregor During Podcast Appearance

In recent months, UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi has displayed a side of himself that fans had rarely seen in the past. Mousasi has been far more outspoken, letting loose with plenty of trash-talk, and seemingly having a lot of fun doing so. Some fans on Reddit MMA have even christened this new version of the Dutchman ‘Mou-sassy’. In the …

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Confirmed: Neil Seery To Face American Opponent As He’s Added To UFC Belfast Card

UFC flyweight Neil Seery will fight Ian McCall at UFC Belfast after the UFC confirmed the fight on their UFC Europe Twitter account on Tuesday morning. Seery’s scheduled fight with McCall is the third confirmed fight for the UFC’s return to Belfast with SBG’s Gunnar Nelson set to headline the event against Dong Hyun Kim in the main event, while Women’s Strawweight fighters Amanda Cooper and Anna Elmose have …

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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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