Check out the behind the scenes lead-up to Saturday's UFC Fight Night Dublin main event between Conor McGregor and Diego Brandao, as well as Gunnar Nelson vs. Zak Cummings. more
Watch Countdown to UFC Fight Night: Dublin which previews the main event bout between Conor McGregor and Diego Brandao more
After riding the pine for several months due to a bum knee, Conor McGregor will (finally) return to the Octagon in front of his hometown fans against The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 14 champion Diego Brandao in the featherweight main event of UFC Fight Night 46 (see the full fight card here), which takes place at The O2 in Dublin, Ireland, on July 19, 2014. Check out the video promo above -- we're just over a week away! Early predictions? more
You can now watch a video of the full Conor McGregor vs. Diego Brandao segment from the “Countdown to UFC Fight Night 46? special.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos more
Conor McGregor will get a fight on home soil this weekend. The No. 13-ranked featherweight contender meets Diego Brandao in the main event of UFC Fight Night 46 in Dublin on Saturday.
McGregor exploded onto the UFC scene last year with two victories. He received one of the biggest ovations during the inaugural Fox Sports 1 event last August in a thrilling decision win over Max Holloway. Now he hopes to parlay the hype and wins into a serious title run.
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Step back. STEP BACK!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held an open workout in Dublin, Ireland, earlier today (Wed., July 16, 2014) to promote UFC Fight Night 46: "McGregor vs. Brandao," which goes down this upcoming weekend (Sat., July 19, 2014) from 02 World Arena.
And things got a little testy toward the end.
Indeed, hometown mixed martial arts (MMA) hero, Conor McGregor, tried to steal Diego Brandao's soul days ahead of their main event meeting, but the Brazilian wasn't having any of it. more
DUBLIN -- Diego Brandao talks about his UFC Fight Night 46 bout against against Conor McGregor, fighting McGregor in his hometown, why he wants to be a NASCAR driver, why he thinks McGregor gives up on the ground, and more. more
UFC Fight Night: Dublin headliner Conor McGregor discusses his upcoming hometown main event against Diego Brandao, his “scared” opponents, and when he believes he will become featherweight champion. more
UFC President Dana White suggested on the latest edition of “The Download” that TUF winner Diego Brandao will be a “tough fight” for Conor McGregor. Although most fans and pundits consider Ireland's Conor McGregor a significant favourite against Diego Brandao, UFC President Dana White believes the Brazilian will prove to be far more resilient than many may expect.
McGregor had been sidelined for nearly a year nursing an ACL injury but remained in the consciousness of the MMA fan base by constant more