1. Notorious C.M.G.
Irish featherweight Conor McGregor makes his third appearance in the Octagon after back-to-back impressive performances. McGregor, fighting in his hometown of Dublin, has built a following with his confidence and brashness but faces a stiff test in Diego Brandao, winner of three of his last four. Notorious is all but guaranteeing a knockout victory, so tune in Saturday on UFC FIGHT PASS to watch all the action.> Watch: #AskAFighter with Conor McGregor
2. Gunnar Stay Undefeated?
Conor McGregor and Icelandic training partner Gunnar Nelson are polar opposites. Calm, coll … Read the Full Article Here
UFC Dublin: McGregor vs Brandao
I have never felt better leading upto weigh ins. Dublin in the sun!! I LOVE THIS CITY!!!
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) July 17, 2014
Morning #Dublin #DBelieve #UFCFIghtNight #UFCDublin today it’s my favored day !! Weigh in#UFCDublin pic.twitter.com/KfWXqkR7Jx
— Diego Brandao (@DiegoBrandaoMMA) July 18, 2014
Sorry Brazil we just found out who the wildest ufc fans are at in the world … #ireland takes it by a… http://t.co/jtdwbvrjGb
— Ian McCall (@Unclecreepymma) July 18, 2014
@One_Punch hits the mark 1st time #UFCDublin pic.twitter.com … Read the Full Article Here
UFC lightweight Norman Parke, a self-admitted wild child as a young man, could have been a cautionary tale, if not for hearing countless tales like that in various establishments in Bushmills, Northern Ireland.“I drank in pubs and clubs and heard the same stories every weekend,” said Parke. “This guy could have been this, he could have been that. He was a good footballer, he was a good boxer. Well, what happened? Oh, he drank too much, the drink got the better of him. You’re sitting and hearing these stories 24/7 and I said I ain’t gonna do this. So I kept chipping away and chipping away.”Firs … Read the Full Article Here
Just two fights into his UFC career, and Conor McGregor is an old pro at this whole media thing. How good is he? He can do an interview in the midst of warming up for a training session that will hone his skills for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night main event against Diego Brandao in Dublin, Ireland.But if he’s doing two things at once, will we still get some good material for the story?“Always,” said McGregor. “Wait until July 19th and you’ll see good material, material that hasn’t been seen before.”It’s pretty obvious that “The Notorious” McGregor is feeling the pressure before headlining in the O … Read the Full Article Here
UFC Fight Night, which is headlined by the featherweight bout between Conor McGregor and Diego Brandao and the welterweight bout between Gunnar Nelson and Zak Cummings, airs live exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS from the O2 Arena in Dublin, Ireland beginning at 12:30pm ET / 9:30am PT.”Tomorrow, I take his head clean off,” said McGregor after hitting the scales. Brandao was equally confident, vowing to destroy the brash Irishman in what has become one of the most eagerly-awaited matchups of the summer.> Watch: The Official Fight Night Dublin Weigh-In HighlightUFC FIGHT PASS MAIN EVENTDiego Bran … Read the Full Article Here
Conor McGregor vs Marcus BrimageConor McGregor backed up all of his pre-Octagon debut hype with this blistering finish of Marcus Brimage at UFC on FUEL 9 in Stockholm. Bonus Points: #AskAUFCFighter: Conor McGregor> Watch the Fight for Free Here!> Watch: UFC on the Fly with Conor McGregor
Diego Brandao vs. Dennis Bermudez
Diego Brandao survives an all-out blitz from Dennis Bermudez, sinking in a last-second armbar to become the TUF 14 winner.
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Calm, collected, and relatively quiet, Nelson lets his fist and feet do the talkin … Read the Full Article Here