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Exploring Irish MMA – Part I: Blaine O’Driscoll

In this, the very first edition of Exploring Irish MMA, we spoke to SBG’s flyweight prospect Blaine O’Driscoll as he edges closer to his first BAMMA title-shot. The Irish mixed martial arts scene just doesn’t seem to be slowing down in its growth and with this generation of rising stars, there are more than a few who have shown championship …

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Ali Abdel-Aziz Claims John Kavanagh Would Have Gotten ‘Wooped’ Had He Been With Artem Lobov Pre-UFC 223

Ali Abdel-Aziz, the controversial manager of Khabib Nurmagomedov, has explained how John Kavanagh’s presence in Brooklyn last week may have caused trouble. Ali Abdel-Aziz is someone who has been becoming an increasingly vocal presence in the sport of mixed martial arts for some time now. As the manager of the unbeaten lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, among others, he has found …

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Exclusive: Will Fleury Remains Confident Despite Enduring The Harsh Realities Of Rising Through The Ranks

  One of the top prospects in Irish MMA right now Will Fleury spoke to us here at Pundit Arena and gave some insight into the harsh realities that come with trying to make a career out of martial arts. Professional records in combat sports serve as a simple and effective way of charting one’s progress in their fighting career. You take …

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John Kavanagh Provides Frustrating Update On Gunnar Nelson’s Status For UFC London

Gunnar Nelson’s head coach, John Kavanagh, has given a rather frustrating update regarding the stoic Icelandic submission savant’s status for UFC Fight Night 127, which takes place in London on March 17th. Nelson hasn’t fought since suffering a brutal and controversial first-round stoppage defeat to hard-hitting Argentine welterweight Santiago Ponzinibbio last July in Glasgow, but on a recent edition of The …

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Red-Hot Canadian Prospect Joins SBG Ireland Ahead Of UFC Debut

In large part due to the staggering success of it’s most famed member, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, the SBG Ireland gym on the Naas Road in Dublin has become the mecca of European MMA in recent years, attracting aspiring and already established fighters from all over the continent. As a result, it’s pro team has swelled significantly, bolstered by …

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