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July 21st 2014

Twitter Review: UFC Fight Night 46

UFC Fight Night: Dublin on July 19th more-or-less cemented the country of Ireland as one of the best hosting grounds for a UFC event along with Canada, Brazil and the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas. Although there were only four fights on the main card, the hyped-up crowd of 9,500 made every one of them feel like a main event - and the same could even be said...
July 21st 2014

[Video] UFC Dublin Fighter Q&A

To say this past weekend was a lively one for the UFC might be the understatement of the century. When the city of Dublin in Ireland played host to UFC Fight Night 46, the weigh-ins alone had a more raukus atmosphere than some actual events. Having been away from Irish soil for five years, Zuffa pulled out all the stops for their Irish fans who have waited...
July 21st 2014

Forrest Griffin working to have "positive influence" on MMA

Ultimate Fighter winner, UFC champion, UFC Hall of Famer - these are arguably the biggest accomplishments a professional mixed martial artist can have in their career and Forrest Griffin is a man who has checked off all three. Having now been officially retired from competitive fighting for over a year, Forrest is enjoying his current position in a more executive...
July 21st 2014

[Video] Road to the Octagon: UFC on FOX 12

The next challenger to Johny Hendricks' UFC welterweight title will be decided on July 26th when Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown enter the Octagon. Both men are single-minded in their focus on this weekend's upcoming UFC main event fight - that much is clear in this edition of UFC Road to the Octagon. "When I first walked into a gym, I was the guy who said, 'What...
July 18th 2014

UFC Fight Night: Dublin weigh-in video & results

One of the fastest-selling events in UFC history goes down tomorrow in Dublin, Ireland as home town hero Conor McGregor returns to face Brazilian Diego Brandao in the main event. Also on the main card - McGregor's Icelandic teammate Gunnar Nelson will look to get yet another win in his adopted Irish homeland as he takes on Zak Cummings, Brad Pickett and Ian McCall...
July 18th 2014

Nelson excited by Cummings wrestling skills

Undefeated Icelandic welterweight Gunnar Nelson might be facing off against a very good wrestler in Zak Cummings on Saturday night, but according to the SBG Ireland/Team Mjolnir product he is more excited by the challenge than fearful. Nelson, who is 12-0 in his career, might be one of the UFC's most highly-touted prospects, however his opponent Zak Cummings has a...
July 18th 2014

Gambling Guide: UFC Fight Night 46

As the sun has set on arguably the finest Fight Night card of the year so far (UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs Miller), we've had little time to take it all in before hopping over to Dublin, Ireland for the second UFC event of the week.  I genuinely see some stand-outs on offer at UFC Fight Night: Dublin and feel that my wallet is about to get a whole lot thicker....
July 18th 2014

[Video] Friday Fight: McGregor vs Brimage

With breakout Irish MMA star Conor McGregor headlining this weekend's UFC return to Dublin, we thought today would be the perfect time to look back at his debut for the promotion in our regular 'Friday Fight' web feature. At UFC on Fuel TV 9 in April of last year, Conor officially entered the UFC's 145lb division with a great deal of hype surrounding him. Coming off...