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Kavanagh On The Struggles MMA Faces Compared To Other Irish Sports

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Bellator returns to Dublin this weekend for yet another enthralling night of action at the 3Arena. The Leah McCourt-headlined event is the first of two Bellator fight night’s taking place in Dublin while MMA’s leading organisation, the UFC, announced last week that it would be returning to Ireland’s capital city for the first time in five years. On top of …

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UFC Set For Dublin Return After Five-Year Hiatus

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The UFC have today confirmed that they will return to Ireland for the first time since 2015. The mixed martial arts organisation announced via Twitter this afternoon that they will be returning to the Irish capital on August 15th for UFC Dublin. The last time the UFC visited Ireland’s capital city was in 2015 when Paddy Holohan headlined UFC Fight …

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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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Exclusive: Will Fleury Remains Confident Despite Enduring The Harsh Realities Of Rising Through The Ranks

  One of the top prospects in Irish MMA right now Will Fleury spoke to us here at Pundit Arena and gave some insight into the harsh realities that come with trying to make a career out of martial arts. Professional records in combat sports serve as a simple and effective way of charting one’s progress in their fighting career. You take …

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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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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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Norman Parke Has Been Offered A New Contract By The UFC

Antrim’s Norman Parke announced via social media on Tuesday that he had been offered a new contract by the UFC. The news must come as a huge relief to the Northern Irishman, as the company has been ruthlessly cutting fighters in their droves over the last month. Yesterday, Dublin’s Paul Redmond became the latest UFC combatant to receive his marching …

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Conor McGregor’s Talk Will Come Back To Bite Him Says Joseph Duffy

After Joseph Duffy was forced to withdraw from the main event of UFC Fight Night 76 thanks to a concussion, Conor McGregor took the opportunity to berate his former conqueror.  McGregor first took to Twitter in order to criticize the Donegal native, before continuing his tirade in an interview with the Irish Independent. “They think they can do what I do …

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