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Leave it to Conor McGregor to put everything into perspective in his own unique way when asked about “The Fighting Irish” billboard that was unveiled on O’Connell Street in Dublin, Ireland... read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Conor McGregor’s presence has loomed large in recent months. Now an image of him is doing the same.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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If you thought, like he does, that Conor McGregor is larger than life, you'd now, quite literally, be right. A gigantic McGregor now lords over Dublin. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Every king needs a mural. NBA superstar LeBron James has one in Cleveland, and now deep in the heart of Dublin, UFC featherweight Conor McGregor can admire a larger-than-life image of himself engulfed in flames on the side of a building on O'Connell Street. And to think it was just a little over a year ago that McGregor made his UFC debut. The meteoric rise of the Irish star has literally been a story in itself. McGregor has accomplished more in four UFC fights than few have accomplished in thei read news >>

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Growing up in Dublin, Conor McGregor was just like every other Irish boy. Which is to say, McGregor grew up with dreams of playing football. In a family filled with fans of Manchester United—for many Irish, United are a way of life despite the club's location in another country—McGregor followed suit. When he was 8 years old, he'd pull on his United kit, walk outside and kick the ball against the wall of the family home. When he scored an imaginary goal, he launched into an imaginary celebration read news >>

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The hits just keep on coming. If Mark Bocek hadn't retired by now, this most recent failed drug test would have probably sealed the deal. Mike King, a contestant on season 19 of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF), has been cut from the ranks of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) after he tested positive for the banned substance nandrolone following his loss to Cathal Pendred at UFC Fight Night 46 back on July 19, 2014 in Dublin, Ireland. King's first and only fight inside the Octagon. In a statement i read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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After losing to Cathal Pendred and UFC Fight Night: Dublin, Mike King has also tested positive for anabolic steroids, leading to his release from the promotion. He came very close to finishing Cathal Pendred numerous times at UFC Fight Night: Dublin, but not only was Mike King not able to win his bout, he also failed his drug test. The TUF vet tested positive for an anabolic steroid in Nandrolone, and as punishment, he forfeits his $50,000 bonus and has been subsequently released from the promot read news >>

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With the success of fighters like Conor McGregor, Gunnar Nelson, and Cathal Pendred, SBG Ireland has put itself on the MMA map in a big way. But how did a little gym in Dublin suddenly become an international powerhouse?Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Fresh off his big win over Zak Cummings at UFC Fight Night in Dublin on July 19, unbeaten welterweight phenom Gunnar Nelson will make his first headlining performance as a UFC fighter... read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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MMA Fighting's Esther Lin takes a look back at her favorite photos at UFC Fight NIght 46 in Dublin. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Renowned kickboxer Tyrone Spong says he will be looking to sit down with representatives of both WSOF and Glory in the coming weeks to discuss new deals. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Tom Egan, the first Irish fighter to compete in the UFC, looks back at the magical UFC Dublin show on Saturday. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Mad-grinho? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight attraction Conor McGregor dazzled Fight Pass fans last weekend (Sat., July 19, 2014) by stopping Brazilian import Diego Brandao in the main event of UFC Fight Night 46, which took place inside O2 Arena in Dublin, Ireland (highlights). Cole Miller was not impressed. Brandao was actually a late replacement for Miller, who injured his hand in training camp and was forced to withdraw from his "Notorious" match up. But that didn't stop hi read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The Irish were in fine voice in Dublin on Saturday night as they cheered their countrymen on to victory. Seasoned sports fans might know most or all of the songs and chants you hear at Irish sporting events; for those who don’t, here’s the official musical program from Saturday night in the stands. As expected the crowd at Dublin's 02 Arena was in fine voice on Saturday night. The arena was packed to the rafters, with 9,500 fans crammed in to witness several of their countrymen do battle. Conor read news >>

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