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Seamus Raftery
Seamus is the Lead MMA Writer at Pundit Arena and you can reach him via [email protected] or follow him on Twitter @SeamusRaftery

Dana White Says Demetrious Johnson Vs. T.J. Dillashaw Super-Fight ‘Will Happen’ Next

That he provided so few details will undoubtedly make people wonder if both combatants have actually agreed to the contest, but Dana White told the assembled media at the UFC 218 post-fight presser that the mooted super-fight between flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and bantamweight king T.J. Dillashaw is “going to happen.” The UFC president tried to make the fight earlier …

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UFC Immediately Books Rematch After Herb Dean Makes Controversial Stoppage At UFC 218

After dropping a split decision to Omari Akhmedov and losing the pretty zero that previously adorned his professional record, explosive welterweight Abdul Razak Alhassan got back to winning ways and back to scoring quick finishes at UFC 218 on Saturday night. Although, not in the devastating or definitive manner that he might have hoped. Alhassan, who Irish MMA fans might …

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Watch: Eddie Alvarez Drills Justin Gaethje With A Vicious Knee To Get Back In The Win Column At UFC 218

Eddie Alvarez scored his first win since July of 2016 on Saturday night in Detroit, knocking Justin Gaethje out with a vicious knee in the third round of an absolute barnstormer at UFC 218. Pre-fight, Alvarez claimed that the contest would determine the UFC’s most violent man and most were understandably expecting a legit ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate. Though …

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Watch: Francis Ngannou Scores Utterly Chilling One-Punch KO Win Over Alistair Overeem At UFC 218

Heavyweight phenom Francis Ngannou continued his terrifying run through the division of the giants on Saturday night in Detroit, as he st-st-st-starched – as Brendan Schaub might say – former Strikeforce champion and recent UFC title challenger Alistair Overeem with a sickening hook-cum-uppercut less than two minutes into the co-main event of UFC 218. Overeem ran to the centre of …

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Dana White Has A Very Stern Message For Georges St-Pierre

Should he attempt to sidestep a mooted unification fight between himself and interim 185-pound titlist Robert Whittaker, recently crowned UFC middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre will incur the wrath of the boss. UFC president Dana White told the media at a luncheon on Tuesday that he was mere hours away from a business conversation with St-Pierre,  a conversation during which he …

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SBG Ireland’s Will Fleury Lands Fight At EFC Worldwide 66

Undefeated SBG Ireland middleweight prospect Will Fleury will return to South Africa next month, as he has been added to the EFC Worldwide 66 card scheduled for December 16th in Pretoria. Several months ago, Fleury flew out to Johannesburg to compete against nine other unbeaten prospects from around the world for an EFC contract and a shot at the promotion’s …

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Top Irish Crime Reporter Claims McGregor Could Be In ‘Very, Very Serious Danger’

Renowned Irish investigative crime reporter Paul Williams says his sources have led him to believe that UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor could be in “very, very serious danger.” Earlier in the week, rumours began circulating on social media that McGregor was involved in a violent incident with a man connected to the Kinahan cartel at Crumlin’s Black Forge pub over …

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