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McGregor’s Training Partner Dillon Danis Believes He Would Submit Jon Jones In Under 8-Minutes

In one of the stranger rivalries to emerge in recent times, Dillon Danis has fired back at the UFC’s former light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones, claiming he would make short work of him if they ever met in a grappling contest. The brash personality of Dublin’s Conor McGregor has seemingly started to rub off on his SBG Ireland teammates (with the …

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John Kavanagh Blasts Meryl Streep In Explosive Rant

REPRO FREE***PRESS RELEASE NO REPRODUCTION FEE*** One Zero - The Sports and Tech. Conference, RDS, Dublin, Ireland 21/10/2016 John Kavanagh, Head Coach of SBG, speaking on stage today Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Gary Carr

SBG head coach John Kavanagh is the latest MMA figure to respond to a jibe from Hollywood actress Meryl Streep. Streep, speaking at the Golden Globes award ceremony, looked down at Mixed Martial Arts in an anti-Donald Trump oration. “Who are we, and what is Hollywood anyway? It’s just a bunch of people from other places. “Hollywood is crawling with …

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Conor McGregor Training Partner Dillon Danis To Compete At Submission Underground 3


Dillon Danis will make his debut for Chael Sonnen’s Submission Underground(SUG) grappling promotion at SUG 3 in Portland, Oregon on January 29th. The 23-year-old Marcelo Garcia black belt, who has become well-known in the MMA world due to his association with Conor McGregor, will take on AJ Agazarm on the show. MMAFighting journalist Luke Thomas broke the news via Twitter …

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SBG Ireland Knockout Artist To Debut At UFC Denver In January


John Phillips’ tireless social media campaign has apparently paid dividends, as the Dublin-based Welshman has signed with the UFC. The 31-year-old had been hounding UFC president Dana White and the promotion’s matchmakers on Twitter in recent weeks, tagging them in a variety of humorous posts, from pictures to videos. @UFC @danawhite 📞📞📞 pic.twitter.com/ZfPsRjpAq8 — John phillips (@JohnPhillipsmma) November 25, 2016 …

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Watch: John Kavanagh Reacts To Floyd Mayweather’s Conor McGregor-Themed Caption Contest


Last week, Floyd Mayweather Jr. posted a video of Conor McGregor tapping out to Nate Diaz on his official Instagram account. Underneath the footage, ‘Money’ Mayweather offered $10,000 to the person who could come up with the best caption. This came in a week when Mayweather also threatened to “slap the shit” out of the Irishman, claimed that he had …

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Bellator 169/BAMMA 27 – John Kavanagh’s Celebrity, James Gallagher’s Rising Star & A Great Night Of Fights


There was a lot of hype surrounding the arrival of Bellator 169 in Dublin. The card featured a host of young Irish fighters including the highly touted James Gallagher, it brought a solid headliner in Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal, but most importantly, it delivered, and it also further solidified Dublin’s status as a major fight city in the process. Since …

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Sinead Kavanagh: ‘Conor said ‘you’re going to be like me, you’re going to go straight to the top’


Former UFC Bantamweight Miesha Tate sat down with GQ’s Mick Rouse earlier this year and gave an interview titled ‘UFC Champion Miesha Tate on the Hardest Part of Being a Professional Fighter.’ Tate was the recently crowned UFC Bantamweight champion at the time and the new face of women’s MMA in the absence of Ronda Rousey. She had fought for the …

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