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Gunnar Nelson To Face Alan Jouban In UFC London Co-Main Event

Gunnar Nelson

SBG Ireland’s Gunnar Nelson will return to action at UFC Fight Night 107 in London on March 18th after ten months out of the octagon and he hasn’t been handed an easy assignment to ease him back into things. The Icelandic welterweight will take on America’s Alan Jouban, a fighter who is currently riding a three-fight winning streak and has …

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Joseph Duffy Thinks Dustin Poirier Loss Cost Him A Potential Bout With Conor McGregor

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 07:   Joe Duffy of Ireland poses for a portrait backstage after his victory over Mitch Clarke during the UFC Fight Night event inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 7, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Todd Lussier/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Joseph Duffy has had a fine run in the UFC thus far. The Donegal fighter has gone 3-1 since joining the promotion in 2015, scoring three exciting first-round finishes. He looked utterly sensational in his debut, KO’ing Jake Lindsey in under two minutes and he followed that up by becoming the first man to submit Brazilian jiu-jitsu black-belt Ivan Jorge. …

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SBG Ireland Star Makwan Amirkhani Added To UFC London Card

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27:  Makwan 'Mr. Finland' Amirkhani of Kurdistan celebrates after beating Mike 'The Warrior' Wilkinson of England in their Featherweight bout during the UFC Fight Night held at at Indigo at The O2 Arena on February 27, 2016 in London, England.  (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

SBG Ireland’s Artem Lobov has been begging the UFC to add him to the Fight Night 107 card at the O2 Arena in London on March 18th, but to no avail. However, his teammate and fellow featherweight Makwan Amirkhani has received the call from the promotion’s matchmakers. The Finn, who began training at SBG Concorde in Dublin early last year, …

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A Host Of Exciting Fights Have Been Added To UFC London

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11:  A general exterior view of the North Greenwich Arena as seen from the Emirates Air Line (cable car) prior to the Women's Basketball Gold Medal game on Day 15 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 11, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The UFC returns to London and the city’s O2 Arena on March 18th with Fight Night 107. So far, the card is without a headline attraction, but on Wednesday a whopping six bouts were officially announced, featuring no less than seven English fighters. London’s own Brad Pickett(25-13), who lost a unanimous decision to retiring legend Urijah Faber in Sacramento last …

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Watch: The Dramatic And Confusing Conclusion To Anderson Silva Vs Michael Bisping Round 3

Anderson 'The Spider' Silva of Brazil and Michael 'The Count' Bisping of England compete in their Middleweight bout during the UFC Fight Night held at at Indigo at The O2 Arena on February 27, 2016 in London, England.

The main event of UFC London saw the return to action of former middleweight champion Anderson Silva after a year-long suspension, but “The Spider” wasn’t able to author the redemptive tale that he had hoped for. Instead, Silva dropped a close but unanimous decision to England’s own Michael Bisping in what was a dramatic, entertaining and claret-soaked war. The moment …

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Scott Askham Just Scored A Chilling KO Of The Year Contender At UFC London

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27:  Scott Askham of England (L) KO's Chris Dempsey of the USA with a high kick in their Middleweight bout during the UFC Fight Night held at at Indigo at The O2 Arena on February 27, 2016 in London, England.  (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Doncaster middleweight Scott Askham just picked up the second win of his UFC career, and he did so in spectacular fashion at London’s O2 Arena. The 27-year-old made an absolute mockery of Chris Dempsey’s equilibrium with an overhand-left that clipped the American high on the head near the death of the opening round. In response, Dempsey’s legs did an impromptu …

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UFC London: British Fighter Removed From O2 Arena Card With Injury

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The UFC London card scheduled for February 27th at the O2 Arena has lost one of it’s most exciting attractions, after explosive English light-heavyweight Jimi Manuwa was forced to withdraw. Manuwa, who has scored 13 stoppages among his 15 career wins, was set to take on dangerous Ukranian submission specialist Nikita Krylov on the show, but on Thursday the UFC …

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Twitter: Michael Bisping Aims Hilarious Taunt At His UFC London Opponent Anderson Silva

UFC Fight Night: Rockhold v Bisping Press Event

Michael Bisping just couldn’t help himself…. At a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing back in August, in an attempt to explain why a sample he had submitted for testing several weeks prior to his January 31st bout with Nick Diaz was found to have contained both¬†drostanolone metabolites and methyl androstane, Anderson Silva had claimed that a form of sexual performance …

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