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People Are Loving John Kavanagh’s Proposal For Gunnar Nelson’s Next Fight

Ireland’s favourite Icelander Gunnar Nelson(apologies to Bjork) had a big win on Saturday night in London, as he submitted talented American Alan Jouban in the second round of their welterweight clash. It was Nelson’s second sensational performance in a row, as he was equally clinical in dispatching of Albert Tumenov last May, and it went a long way toward erasing …

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Fighter Of The Week: Gunnar Nelson

In this, the latest edition of Pundit Arena’s ‘Fighter of the Week’ series, we’ll be taking a closer look at this weekend’s UFC London co-main event headliner, Gunnar Nelson. They say that looks can be deceiving and for the many fans of mixed martial arts, there is perhaps no one who sums that saying up in modern MMA more than the …

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John Kavanagh Believes Khabib Nurmagomedov Is A ‘Better Version Of Georges St-Pierre’

UFC Fight Night Dublin, 3 Arena, Dublin 24/10/2015 Paddy Holohan vs Louis Smolka Coach John Kavanagh Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Ahead of the highly anticipated clash of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson at UFC 209 on Saturday, John Kavanagh, coach to Conor McGregor, has thrown some serious praise in the direction of the number one lightweight contender. Nurmagomedov has been gunning for McGregor ever since the Irishman decimated Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 in November and has made it no …

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Dillon Danis Has A Completely Ludicrous Theory On Why UFC 209’s Ticket Sales Have Been Poor

Dillon Danis is slowly becoming known just as much for his loud-mouth as he is for his unquestionable skill in the realms of Brazilian jiu-jitsu but this latest claim may well be his most ridiculous yet. Dillion Danis is the 23-year-old training partner of the UFC’s lightweight champion Conor McGregor and a man whose name has been in the headlines …

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Paddy Holohan Takes To Social Media To Clear A Few Things Up After SBG Tallaght Departure

Citing a “staffing issue” as the reason, SBG Tallaght “Senior Management” confirmed on Thursday last that head coach Paddy Holohan had decided to leave his post at the facility, which opened in the summer of 2016. While fellow coach Joey Breslin, who also departed, addressed the situation with a lengthy Facebook post later that day, Holohan himself chose not to …

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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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Fans Attack Conor McGregor Stat After John Kavanagh Criticises Number Of UFC Interim Champions

Mixed martial arts fans rounded on Conor McGregor following a seemingly tongue-in-cheek tweet from John Kavanagh following UFC Fight Night 105 on Sunday night. Watching from Iceland, the famous coach and patriarch of Dublin’s Straight Blast Gym, Kavanagh decided to throw a jovial dig at the UFC and the interim title concept that appears to have taken hold in recent …

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