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Tuesday Jul 22 | MMAFighting.com

Tom Egan, the UFC's first Irish fighter, happy to have inspired McGregor and others

Five years ago, Tom Egan was the first Irishman to fight in the UFC. His debut coincided with the UFC's inaugural visit to Dublin, the capital city, at UFC 93. When Egan came out for his fight with Brit John Hathaway , he was given a hero's welcome from the partisan crowd.

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Related Topix: Tom Egan, Mixed Martial Arts, John Hathaway, Conor McGregor, Dan Henderson

Mon Jul 21, 2014

BloodyElbow

Hindsight: UFC Fight Night McGregor vs. Brandao in retrospect

In those days spirits were brave, the stakes were high, men were real men, women were real women and small furry creatures from Alpha Centauri were real small furry creatures from Alpha Centauri.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Dan Henderson, Mark Coleman, Mauricio Rua

411mania.com

The 411 MMA Top 10 7.21.14: Top 10 Pat Miletich Guys

The 411 MMA Top 10 7.21.14: Top 10 Pat Miletich Guys Posted by Alex Rella on 07.21.2014 From Matt Hughes and Rich Franklin to Jens Pulver, Tim Sylvia, Robbie Lawler and more, 411's Alex Rella breaks down his top 10 guys who trained under Pat Miletich! Hey there readers, I am Alex Rella and this is another riveting edition of the MMA Top Ten.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Pat Miletich, Matt Hughes, Jens Pulver, Tim Sylvia

Thu Jul 17, 2014

BleacherReport

UFC Fight Night 45 Results: Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 46

Next up? UFC Fight Night 46. Also known as UFC: Dublin. Also known as UFC: Dublin 2 .

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Dan Henderson, Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Rafael dos Anjos

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

UFC Fight Night Dublin: 5 BIG questions that need to be answered on the main card

The UFC makes its long awaited return to Ireland on Saturday at a packed out O2 Arena in Dublin and it should be an incident-filled evening of MMA A card topped by local boy and featherweight title contender Conor McGregor, and featuring recent TUF competitor Cathal Pendred , marks the end of a period of five years in which Irish fans have been ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Conor McGregor, Cathal Pendred, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Dan Henderson

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Cage Potato

And Now He's Hired: Brandon Vera Signs With One FC, Debut Date Tba

A month after his UFC firing went public , Brandon Vera has found a new home. MMAFighting passed along word yesterday that the 36-year-old striker has been signed by ONE FC, and will make his promotional debut later this year against an opponent to be named later.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Brandon Vera, Roger Huerta

MMAFighting.com

Coach: Today's Conor McGregor would 'murder' pre-injury Conor McGregor in one round

Five years ago, John Kavanagh and a swarm of his students funneled through the doors of Dublin's O2 arena to watch Dan Henderson eek out a split decision over Rich Franklin at the UFC's now-infamously raucous debut in Ireland's capital.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Conor McGregor, Dan Henderson, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Cole Miller

Sun Jul 13, 2014

BloodyElbow

UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Brandao fight card

A look at next Saturday afternoon's UFC Fight Night show in Dublin, Ireland, where hometown sensation Conor McGregor headlines against Diego Brandao.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Conor McGregor, Diego Brandao, Dan Henderson, Tom Egan

Wed Jul 09, 2014

BloodyElbow

Opinion: Scott Coker will need to get tough and push fighters for Bellator to succeed

A lot of fans have reason to be excited for the former Strikeforce boss's return to high level MMA promotion with Viacom's Bellator, but don't count your chickens before they hatch MMA fans.

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Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Mixed Martial Arts, Dan Henderson, Alistair Overeem, Fedor Emelianenko, Opinion

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Rant MMA

Chris Weidman Proved His UFC Title Run is Not a Fluke Against Lyoto Machida

Despite being a slight favorite, Chris Weidman again proved why he is the UFC middleweight champion with a strong victory over former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida in the main event at UFC 175.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Lyoto Machida, Anderson Silva, Mark Munoz, Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine

Fri Jul 04, 2014

BloodyElbow

Unification Opportunities Galore as Weidman, Machida, Rousey, and...

Hello there lineal title fans! We've been running low on major unification opportunities, but this latest installment was well worth the wait.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Lyoto Machida, Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Ronda Rousey, Marloes Coenen

Fighters.com

Former UFC Champ Admits He Wasn't Weidman Believer

Former UFC champion Rich Franklin knows what it feels like to step inside the Octagon and face Anderson Silva.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Anderson Silva, Chris Weidman, Lyoto Machida

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