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Final year journalism student in DCU. Will criticize top class athletes for money.

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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Two-Weight World Champion David Branch Signs With The UFC

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 31: David Branch (yellow trunks) and Louis Taylor (blue trunks) trade punchesduring their World Series of Fighting middleweight championship fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on December 31, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Ed Mulholland/Getty Images)

The UFC have added one of the top free agents in the world to their middleweight division. David Branch, the former World Series of Fighting light heavyweight and middleweight champion, has signed a multi-fight contract with the organisation, according to MMA Fighting. In his wildly successful run as a two-weight world champion in WSOF, Branch defended the middleweight championship three times …

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Three Ideal UFC Debut Opponents For Tom Duquesnoy

Tom Duquesnoy

Fans of European MMA will have been overjoyed this week to hear the news that Tom Duquesnoy is set to put pen to paper and join the ranks of the UFC in the coming days. One of the worst-kept secrets in MMA, the 23-year-old Frenchman has been at the top of pundits’ prospect lists for several years. Already a double …

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Tom Dempsey On Davy Fitzgerald And The Future Of Wexford Hurling

Davy Fitzgerald

Between his roles as a player, columnist, coach and broadcaster, there are very few men that have as deep an insight into the ups and downs of Wexford’s hurling fortunes over the past 25 years as Tom Dempsey. From scoring the goal to clinch Liam McCarthy in 1996, to documenting the barren spell of recent years, he’s seen it all. …

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Video: Free Fight – Tyron Woodley KOs Robbie Lawler At UFC 201

ATLANTA, GA - JULY 30: (L-R) Tyron Woodley punches Robbie Lawler in their welterweight championship bout during the UFC 201 event on July 30, 2016 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Robbie Lawler was being hailed as one of the toughest, most savage fighters in UFC history in the build-up to his UFC 201 title defence against Tyron Woodley. Following his epic five-round slugfests with Johny Hendricks (x2) Rory MacDonald and Carlos Condit, ‘Ruthless’ was expected to outstrike the decorated wrestler Woodley. One rocket-powered right hand from ‘The Chosen One’ flipped …

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The UFC’s Scariest Lightweight Returns On Sunday Morning

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Sunday morning’s UFC Fight Night card, which airs from Tampa, Florida, is far from a stacked event. It has been gutted by a combination of injuries and drug test failures. However, there is one element of the card that is must watch television for any MMA fan – this being the return of undefeated Russian phenom, the 22-0 Khabib ‘The Eagle’ …

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