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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: Jimi Manuwa

In this week’s edition of Pundit Arena’s  ‘Fighter Of The Week’ we’re going to take a closer look at the man who could well possess the best lead left-hook in the business, Jimi ‘Poster-Boy’ Manuwa. Jimi Manuwa brought a lot of well-deserved and completely overdue attention to himself when he demolished the former Ultimate Fighter-winner Corey Anderson at last weekend’s UFC …

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Ranking The Top 10 European Fighters Currently In The UFC

With the explosive UFC London now in the past, we take a look at the ten most prolific modern fighters who made their rise through the rapidly improving European MMA circuit. UFC London most certainly can place itself amongst the year’s most entertaining fight cards to date but on top of that, it did a tremendous job at proving that …

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Watch: Gunnar Nelson Scores Slick Submission Win Over Alan Jouban At UFC London

Stoic SBG Ireland submission specialist Gunnar Nelson(16-2-1) scored his second straight victory on Saturday night at UFC London, snapping the three-fight winning-streak of Alan Jouban(15-5) with a second-round guillotine choke. The Icelandic welterweight has consistently shown massive improvements in his stand-up game in recent years and on this occasion he set up the fight-ending submission with a combination of strikes. …

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Twitter Reacts To Joseph Duffy’s Dominant Win Over Reza Madadi At UFC London

UFC commentators John Gooden and Dan Hardy spent much of the three-round fight between Joseph Duffy and Reza Madadi at UFC London gushing about the Irishman’s technical ability. Gooden called Duffy “mesmeric” and Hardy expressed his desire to see the Tristar representative rematch old foe Conor McGregor. Their compliments were warranted. Duffy started the fight by demonstrating to Madadi that …

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Watch: Marc Diakiese Looks Sensational In Scoring Brutal One-Punch KO At UFC London

Marc Diakiese extended his unbeaten record to 12-0 on Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 107 in London and cemented his status as the most exciting prospect in the UFC lightweight division with a scintillating one-punch KO win over Finland’s Teemu Packalen. It wasn’t just the savage nature of the finish that was impressive, however. Diakiese, who recently began training …

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UFC London Loses Two Fights In The Hours Just Before Showtime

With his bed time delayed by an evacuation at the fighter hotel in Canary Wharf last night, Brett Johns expressed his frustration to MMAJunkie. “I’m very, very, very frustrated,” said Johns. “I’d like to go to bed before my UFC fight tomorrow, but obviously I’ve got to wait, so I’m quite annoyed, really.” It had already been an annoying day …

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Watch: Joe Duffy’s Greatest Finish Since Joining The UFC

In the build up to UFC London, we thought it would be fitting to take a look back at Irish Joe Duffy’s greatest finish since joining the promotion. Although Joe Duffy isn’t as widely loved by Irish fans as the Notorious Conor McGregor, the 29-year-old does have a pretty solid fan base and on Saturday night, he is due to …

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Joe Duffy: Fighting To Prove His Worth

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On Saturday night ‘Irish’ Joe Duffy will headline the UFC Fight Pass prelims against the good but not top class Reza Madadi. Which begs the question what is Duffy worth to the UFC. It’s a question we will get the answer to post-Saturday night as the Donegal man will be competing in the final fight of his current UFC contract. …

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Gunnar Nelson To Face Alan Jouban In UFC London Co-Main Event

SBG Ireland’s Gunnar Nelson will return to action at UFC Fight Night 107 in London on March 18th after ten months out of the octagon and he hasn’t been handed an easy assignment to ease him back into things. The Icelandic welterweight will take on America’s Alan Jouban, a fighter who is currently riding a three-fight winning streak and has …

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