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Cillian Cunningham

Mixed martial arts journalist who can be contacted at [email protected]

French Prosecutors Opening Probe Into PSG Racial Profiling Claims

French prosecutors have opened a probe into claims Paris Saint-Germain subjected recruits to the club to racial profiling, breaking anti-discrimination laws. The alleged practice was first revealed by investigative website Mediapart. The club has already conducted an internal investigation and found “no proven case of discrimination”. The controversy “blew up internally” in March 2014, said Mediapart, in relation to the case …

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Early McGregor/Cerrone Odds Released, Conor Opens As Favourite

The early odds have been released for the still-hypothetical lightweight showdown between Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone. According to BestFightOdds, Bovada have released their early odds for McGregor/Cerrone ahead of the fight’s possible but still unlikely announcement. Conor McGregor: -185 Donald Cerrone: +150 Conor opens up as the favourite here but not by as wide a margin as many would have perhaps expected. …

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Steve Brown Has Resigned As Chief Executive Of RFU

After a stint in the position that lasted just over a year, RFU Chief Executive Steve Brown has announced that he will step down from his role. The man who replaced his predecessor Ian Ritchie in the later months of 2017 will now be vacating the position just over a year later at the end of 2018. Brown has been …

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Nick Diaz Set To Face Jorge Masvidal At UFC 235 In March

Nick Diaz, the legendary former Strikeforce welterweight champion, is reportedly set to make his long-awaited return to the octagon in March. And it has been a long time coming. Not seen since his unanimous decision loss to Anderson Silva, Nick has been lingering in a state of semi-retirement for quite some time now – content to rest on his laurels …

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Premier League Set To Use VAR From Next Season

The Premier League is set to use the Video Assistant Referee system from next season after clubs “agreed in principle” to the move on Thursday. During a meeting attended by key members of all 20 Premier League clubs, officials were presented with an update on the non-live VAR trials taking place. They were also given “key learnings” from VAR’s use …

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