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SBG Tallaght Confirms The Departure Of Coach Paddy Holohan

DUBLIN, IRELAND - OCTOBER 23: Paddy Holohan of Ireland weighs in during the UFC weigh-in at 3Arena on October 23, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

SBG Tallaght head coach Paddy Holohan has left the Dublin branch, the organisation has confirmed. In a post on Facebook, SBG confirmed that Holohan departed for what they are calling a ‘staffing issue,’ expressing their best wishes to the former UFC flyweight and giving assurances that the 28-year-old will be replaced in due course. The statement reads: “To all our members. …

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Two More Fights Have Just Been Added To UFC 209’s Blockbuster Card

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 5: Miesha Tate enters the octagon for her bout against UFC bantamweight champion Holly Holm during UFC 196 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Two more fights have just been added to what is already a blockbuster UFC 209 card. On Tuesday evening, the UFC released an official image confirming 10 fights for the March 4th event. However, on Thursday afternoon, MMAJunkie broke the news that another two bouts have been added to UFC 209. Prior to UFC 208, punters raised their eyebrows at …

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Ex-UFC Fighter Hospitalized With Injuries Suffered While He Was ‘Running In And Out Of Traffic’

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 05:  Terry Etim of Liverpool, England reacts after defeating Edward Faaololoto by submission during the UFC 138 event at the LG Arena on November 5, 2011 in Birmingham, England.  (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

After friends and members of the public had failed in their efforts to do so, Police were forced to restrain a bloodied Terry Etim and escort him to a Liverpool hospital on Wednesday, according to a story in The Liverpool Echo. The 31-year-old, a veteran of some 11 UFC bouts, reportedly injured himself “running in and out of traffic”. “It …

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Tony Ferguson Describes Exactly How He Would ‘End’ Conor McGregor

UFC interim-lightweight title challenger Tony Ferguson spoke on ESPN recently about his fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov, the ever-present speculation about Floyd Mayweather versus Conor McGregor, as well as how he himself would defeat the Irishman if they met inside the octagon. Tony Ferguson is a man who would perhaps hold the UFC’s lightweight championship in another time, under different circumstances. …

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Fighter Of The Week: Johny Hendricks

In this edition of Pundit Arena’s Fighter Of The Week, we’ll be taking a closer look at a man whose name has fallen in stature somewhat in recent times, last weekend’s UFC Halifax co-main-event victor, Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks. Defeat can come in many forms in the world of mixed martial arts. On the mat, a stray limb or an open neck …

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There Has Been Yet Another Change To The Main Event Of Bellator’s Belfast Show


For the second time this week, the main event of Bellator 173, which takes place at the SSE Arena in Belfast on Friday night, has been altered. On Monday, SevereMMA broke the news that SBG Ireland veteran Chris Fields(11-7-1) had been forced to withdraw from the show’s headliner and that Serbia’s Vladimir Filipovic(8-2) was stepping in to face Liam McGeary(11-1) …

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Exclusive: ‘I Never Feel Like I’m That Guy Who Is Going To Break’ – SBG’s Will Fleury Talks BAMMA 28

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At some point over the last few months, even the least superstitious member of MMA’s international community must have briefly wondered what vengeful deity is intent on sapping the remaining glow from the twilight of poor Ian McCall’s career, such is the unfathomable nature of his recent run of bad luck. Similar thoughts must have popped into the heads of …

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The Full Official UFC 209 Card Has Finally Been Confirmed

Dana White UFC 209

UFC 209 will take place in the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on the 4th of March. Top welterweights Tyron Woodley and Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson top the bill with a rematch after their epic encounter at UFC 205 finished in a majority decision draw. Wonderboy heads into the bout as the bookies’ favourite although some have suggested that the pair …

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