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

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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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Joseph Duffy Confirmed To Fight At UFC London In March

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)

Irish fighter Joseph Duffy has been confirmed to fight at UFC London on March 18th. The 28-year-old lightweight will compete against Iranian-Swedish Reza Madadi at the event in London’s O2 Arena. 🇮🇪 @duffy_mma vs. @RezaMaddog 🇸🇪 is official for #UFCLondon!! Grab your seats early ⬇️ 🎟 https://t.co/GXZpHhCSk0 pic.twitter.com/fuss6E4q6K — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) January 19, 2017 Rumours have been rife for …

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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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UFC’s Promotion Of Anderson Silva’s Return Shows They Are Not Committed To War On Steroids, But Are We?

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In June of last year the UFC announced a new partnership with the United States Anti-Doping Authority along with a revamped drug-testing program, which would include the introduction of year-round out-of-competition testing for contracted athletes. In the months preceding the announcement there had been a swath of positive tests among fighters in MMA’s largest organization, and this seemed, in part …

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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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