The shocking death of 28-year-old Portuguese MMA fighter Joao Carvalho last Monday following a bout in Dublin has thrown Ireland’s lack of regulation of mixed martial arts firmly into the spotlight, writes
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Wed, 16 Dec, 2015
Avenida Atlântica might just be the most picturesque thoroughfare on the planet. It’s only four kilometres long so the best way to appreciate the majesty of it all is to just get out and walk it.
Fri, 11 Dec, 2015
“Jose Aldo will be knocked out within the first round if he stands and exchanges with Conor McGregor,” according to McGregor’s training partner and Irish Muay Thai champion Cian Cowley.
Thu, 10 Dec, 2015
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On December 12th, two of UFC’s most feared fighters will finally lock horns in one of the most anticipated clashes of the year, if not in UFC history. Aldo and McGregor will battle it out for UFC featherweight championship title on the biggest stage, the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Fri, 27 Nov, 2015
In a city where standing out from the crowd is the surest-fire way to survive, he’d get lost in a phone box. But contrary to the goading trash talk of his opposite number, that has nothing to do with his height. Chad Mendes is just simply not the stander-outer type. He’s a blender-iner.
Fri, 10 Jul, 2015
Conor McGregor’s single greatest fear – maybe his only one as he prepares to take on champion Jose Aldo for the UFC featherweight belt in Las Vegas in July - is that his Brazilian opponent will fail a drug test that results in the fight being cancelled.
Wed, 01 Apr, 2015