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In the words of our favourite ring announcer…..HERE WE GO! The countdown is more than on. We are just over 72 hours away from a night of revenge. Or another night of heartbreak. For Irish combat sports, this can be a big weekend of positive rejuvenation, or it can be another kick in the nuts … More Rematches,Mystique and UFC 202
This week it is a strange one. I got a phone call from Newstalk (an Irish radio station) asking to come on and talk about the Irish Martial Arts Council (IMMC) comparing MMA to pornography and being sadistic. I of course said yes, any chance I have to pretend my opinion is important will be … More MMA, Porn and acronyms
Another week and another big fight on the near to mid horizon. But let’s look at the aftermath of UFC 196. Not talking about the backlash against anyone, end of the day, he went up 25lb to fight a serious fighter at that weight. Won the first but wasn’t used to the weight and was … More Business, Sport and UFC 196 Aftermath
After an internet ordered few weeks of silence I am back. And what a time to come back. The dust is still settling on UFC 196 and people are rubbing their eyes in disbelief. Some are rubbing their hands in glee, but that is another story. Going into the event there where 2 main events. … More UFC 196, McGregor, The bandwagon and working the gimmick.