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
Sat, 16 Apr, 2016
ean-Baptiste Seckler is from France, a country that until September had never hosted a commissioned mixed martial arts event. The Ultimate Fighting Championship has yet to brought bring its all-swinging, all-dancing, seemingly all-conquering circus to French shores.
Sat, 05 Mar, 2016
Wed, 16 Dec, 2015
The Las Vegas news cycle doesn’t roll around quite like the rest of the United States. Even a brief few minutes stuck sitting in an airport terminal stateside, with just a TV locked on a 24-hour news network for company, can shred the soul. CNN, FOX, MSNBC, choose your poison.
Thu, 10 Dec, 2015
Despite claiming that physical activity in schools and decreasing childhood obesity are two of her big issues, Senator Catherine Noone would seem to have started a campaign to prevent one of the world’s fastest growing sports from increasing in popularity.
Fri, 16 Jan, 2015
Cathal Pendred was 11 when his younger brother Padraig was knocked down and broke his femur. As broken bones go that was up there with the worst of them. Two months in traction in a bed at Temple Street Children’s Hospital — and during the summer holidays too.
Sat, 04 Oct, 2014