Archive: Fight Night Dublin

Jul 23, 2014 7:15 pm

Dana White: ‘McGregor’s Fight In Ireland Best Event Ever’

“It’s the greatest fight I’ve ever been to. It’s the greatest sporting event I’ve ever been to in my life. It was insane.” “It’s funny because people always talk about hype trains, but people love the kid (McGregor). He’s exciting to watch, he’s exciting to listen to, and people love it. He just broke into...

Jul 21, 2014 7:12 am

The Dublin Crowd Going Crazy As Seen From Dana White’s Seat

UFC Fight Night Dublin took place this past Saturday, and for those that watched the event it was a magical one. With the Irish fighters sweeping in all of their respective bouts, and the energy from the crowd, it’s safe to say the UFC will likely be in Ireland again. In case you missed the...

Jul 20, 2014 6:29 pm

Dana White UFC Fight Night Dublin Post Fight Media Scrum

Dana White UFC Fight Night Dublin Post Fight Media Scrum. Dana White talks Conor McGregor, Ronda Rousey, Gunnar Nelson, UFC Fight Pass, Jimi Manuwa, UFC Dublin, Brad Pickett, Ian McCall, Cathal Pendred, Ilir Latifi

Jul 20, 2014 6:21 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To McGregor’s Dominant Win In Dublin

Yesterday Conor McGregor delivered a fantastic performance in front of an electric hometown crowd in Dublin, Ireland. As usual, the MMA community took to twitter with their reaction. Check it: When he's not talking crap about me, I kinda like the kid lol — Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) July 19, 2014 Great performance by @TheNotoriousMMA well...

Jul 20, 2014 4:53 pm

Dana White: Conor McGregor Reminds Me Of Ronda Rousey

“I’d like him to relax. I like that he’s ambitious. He just needs to relax a little bit. I love the things he says. I’m telling you, he reminds me of Ronda Rousey. Him and his visions remind me of Ronda Rousey. Ronda Rousey has a million visions too. She had a vision of her...

Jul 20, 2014 4:47 pm

McCall In For Surgery Following UFC Fight Night Dublin Victory

“I broke [the right hand] a year ago in Brazil and I banged it up during this camp.It has been banged up for a year and never really healed. I don’t want to take away from anything. I still hit him as hard as I could.” “I’ve already talked to the guys in the UFC....

Jul 19, 2014 9:08 pm

McGregor Down For Poirier Scrap, Doesn’t Think The ATT Featherweights Want It

“[UFC 178 will] be perfect for me because I already know [Porier] doesn’t want to fight. His teammate, Cole Miller, pulled out of the fight. He was scheduled to be here to compete tonight. He pulled out, and you’re trying to tell me Dustin Poirier, a top-10 guy, Nik Lentz, a top-10 guy, both of...

Jul 19, 2014 7:47 pm

“Uncle Creepy” Welcomes No. 1 Contender Bout With Lineker

“Sign me up! I’ll fight anybody. He’s top five or whatever. He might hit hard, but he can’t touch me. If you look at the Bagautinov fight, he’s got pretty big holes in his wrestling and jiu-jitsu. That’s a fight I’d love to take.” During today’s post-fight press conference (Replay HERE), ‘UFC Fight Night Dublin’...

Jul 19, 2014 2:09 pm

UFC Fight Night Dublin Results: McGregor TKOs Brandao in Round 1, Wants Title Shot

Conor McGregor said he would finish Diego Brandao in the first round and he lived up to his word in tonight’s main-event. The fight kicked off with both fighters oozing confidence. McGregor threw a few spinning back heel kicks while Brandao stood close to McGregor, willing to bang it out. When the fight went to...

Jul 19, 2014 1:33 pm

UFC Fight Night Dublin Results: Nelson Forces Cummings to Tap Out in Round 2

Gunnar Nelson continued his winning streak tonight with a win against Zak Cummings. This bout was the co-main event of the evening and aired exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. Nelson put on a smart, methodical performance in the octagon today. Cummings put the pressure on him in the first round with some big shots, but...

Jul 19, 2014 1:05 pm

UFC Fight Night Dublin Results: McCall Earns Decision Win Against Pickett

Ian McCall picked up a big victory tonight over Brad Pickett. Ian McCall was content with giving up the center of the octagon to Brad Pickett. Pickett tried his hardest to dictate where the fight would go, but McCall did a fantastic job at circling around the octagon and lunging in with his attacks when...

Jul 19, 2014 12:37 pm

UFC Fight Night Dublin Results: Park TKOs Kotani, Calls Out Diego Sanchez

Norman Parke kept the electricity flowing throughout the arena in Ireland with his impressive victory over Naoyuki Kotani. This lightweight bout kicked off the main-card of “UFC Fight Night: Dublin” which aired exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. Parke showcased his skills throughout the first round and weathered an early storm of Kotani’s takedown attempts. Parke...

Jul 19, 2014 9:27 am

‘UFC Fight Night Dublin: McGregor vs. Brandao’ Quick Results Thread

Today from Dublin, Ireland the UFC’s latest ‘UFC Fight Pass’ event goes live with a Conor McGregor vs. Diego Brandao headliner. If you can’t make the event, and/or don’t subscribe to UFC Fight Pass, use this thread to follow along with today’s fight results. Enjoy!   MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 12 p.m. PT) Conor McGregor...

Jul 18, 2014 12:19 pm

QUICK TWITT | Dana White Says Today’s Weigh-ins ‘The Sickest’ Ever

Today in Ireland, MMA fans got treated to a spectacle in the form of Conor McGregor’s staredown skills against Diego Brandao. (Replay HERE) UFC President Dana White took to twitter with his personal reaction. Check it: The SICKEST weigh in I have done in 13 years!! Ireland is AWESOME!! Diego said if u let that...

Jul 18, 2014 8:40 am

UFC Fight Night Dublin Weigh-In Results

Tomorrow night, Dublin’s own, Conor McGregor leads the UFC’s charge into Ireland. Today the fighters it the scales to make their bouts officials and if you missed our live broadcast, here are the results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 12 p.m. PT) Conor McGregor (146) vs. Diego Brandao (145.5) Zak Cummings (171) vs. Gunnar Nelson...

Jul 18, 2014 5:40 am

Diego Brandao: ‘It’s not about Conor, he’s just hype’

“It’s not about Conor. I think Conor, this guy is more hype. Poirier is top five, and Swanson is top five. Who is Conor? I think this is the way we need to look at it. I think the type of guy that I am, and the explosive way I fight, that’s the reason why...

Jul 18, 2014 5:30 am

Dana White: ‘McGregor is in a tough fight this weekend’

“Conor is in a tough fight this weekend. He’s been out for over a year with the ACL, he’s fighting in his home town and obviously for Diego Brandao, this would be a big f**king win for him. To go into Ireland in the main event and beat Conor McGregor, it puts this kid right...

Jul 18, 2014 5:15 am

Cub Swanson on Conor McGregor “Easy Fight And Easy Money”

Cub Swanson goes in depth on Conor McGregor stating a lot of people hate him in Ireland and that it would be an easy fight and easy money, also talks on Diego Brandao, Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes, Chael Sonnen, UFC/MMA Drug Testing and more.