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  • 18 days ago
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Former WEC champion Urijah Faber talks candidly about his opinion of Conor McGregor and Irishmen in general. Former WEC champion Urijah Faber, recently appeared on Team Alpha Male Radio and talked about a wide range of subjects, including his preparation for his UFC Fight Night: Manila main event slot against Frankie Edgar and most notably, his admiration for Conor McGregor's skills. Conor McGregor has generated a lot of fanfare in his short UFC career. The Irishman's charms and exciting style h read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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A seven-bout preliminary card has been set for Bellator’s “British Invasion,” and a colorful cast of characters are scheduled for the event.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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The last man to defeat Conor McGregor, Irish lightweight Joseph Duffy, will have a new opponent for his Octagon debut next month, as Jake Lindsey will replace the injured Vagner Rocha in UFC 185... read news >>

  • a month ago
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Gilbert "El Nino" Melendez wants to welcome Conor "Notorious" McGregor to the UFC's lightweight division. While the Irish superstar is set to take on featherweight king Jose Aldo in July at UFC 189, a move to the lightweight division is already in his plans. When he decides to make the jump to 155 pounds, the former title contender, Melendez, would like to host a welcome party. "The reason why it would be welcome to the lightweight division is it would make things interesting," Melendez told Fox read news >>

  • a month ago
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Bloody Elbow's literary gunslinger Eugene S. Robinson lends his "one"-of-a-"kind" "perspective" to putting all of that manic mania to the side in favor of his depressive and unyieldingly existential take on UFC 183 and how it felt like watching a friend's funeral. An Irish funeral though. With many reasons to celebrate, as well as sob. And get drunk. Mostly. read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC's Irish superstar announced when and where he'll be challenging for the featherweight title. Sorry Ireland. The UFC won't be renting out a stadium in Eire for Conor McGregor's title fight against champion Jose Aldo. Instead the Featherweight (145 pounds) clash will take place on the familiar UFC stomping grounds of Las Vegas, Nevada at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. McGregor broke the news in today's UFC 183 live Fan Q&A and UFC.com added some details in a follow up post. McGregor defeated Deni read news >>

  • a month ago
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As the sport has continued to mature, the issue of fighter safety has become an intrinsic element of the MMA discourse. Over in Ireland, some MMA notables are making it a priority.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Conor McGregor has taken the UFC by storm, and nowhere has his impact been felt more than in his native Ireland. Such is his popularity in the country that the state's broadcaster, RTE, is showing a six-part documentary about the UFC featherweight contender that begins Monday night. In the documentary, McGregor draws an interesting comparison between himself and the 19th century post-impressionist painter, Vincent van Gogh. As per the Sunday World, via Balls.ie: I've lost my mind doing this. Lik read news >>

  • a month ago
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As Irish MMA continues to wade into unchartered territory, the rapid ascent and borderline omnipresence of Conor McGregor, has, perhaps, obscured the notable progression made by some of his compatriots, who are in action this weekend at UFC on FOX 14.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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With his rise toward the top of the 145-pound division, Conor McGregor has put Irish MMA on the map. McGregor's biggest impact on Irish MMA may not be felt for years, when younger Irish athletes who enter MMA competition hoping to follow in his footsteps make their way up the ladder. That said, McGregor's success has had an immediate effect on Irish MMA as well. Other Irish fighters are beginning to receive much more attention than they had previously, and the number of Irish individuals on the read news >>

  • a month ago
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Irish journalist Peter Carroll recaps Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver and looks ahead to McGregor vs. Jose Aldo. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Irish fighter Joseph Duffy, the last man to defeat McGregor, talks about recently signing with the UFC. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Not surprisingly, Irish phenom Conor McGregor and streaking lightweight Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone topped the $800,000-plus UFC Boston fighter payroll. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Irish featherweight Paul Redmond makes his debut against Mirsad Bektic at UFC Fight Night Stockholm. Here he talks about how his dreams have now become reality in the UFC. read news >>

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