Archive: UFC Dublin

Jul 23, 2014 5:03 am

First Person Video Of Crazy Dublin Crowd During McGregor’s Weigh-In

In this video posted by TapouT beverages on their official Facebook page we can see the Dublin crowd going absolutely crazy while their hometown hero Conor McGregor weighs in on the scale and briefly staring down Diego Brandao before things escalate. Post by TapouT Beverages.

Jul 21, 2014 9:19 am

Cathal Pendred Thanks Referee For His Comeback Win At UFC Dublin

All hope seemed lost for Cathal Pendred this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night Dublin after a round that many fight fans scored as a 10-8 round against Pendred. Veteran referee Marc Goddard could have understandably stopped the fight at multiple points throughout the first round, however every time he told Pendred to defend himself...

Jul 21, 2014 7:49 am

UFC Dublin Breaks Viewing Record On Irish Network

UFC Dublin was a card for the ages, with the Irish fighters all claiming victories, topped off by Conor McGregor’s impressive return to the Octagon, UFC Dublin did not disappoint. The card aired on UFC Fight Pass in the US, and most of the world, however in Ireland the card broke viewing records for a...

Jul 15, 2014 7:49 am

McGregor’s Coach: ‘Ring rust is an excuse for those who do this part-time’

Fans all over the world are waiting to see Conor McGregor make his return to the Octagon for the first time since last August. And while he has been criticized for his seemingly overnight superstardom, McGregor’s long time coach, John Kavanaugh feels that McGregor has put in the work to not only return as the...

Jul 3, 2014 2:21 pm

Chris Dempsey Replaces Lawlor at Fight Night 46

Ilir Latifi will get to welcome UFC newcomer Chris Dempsey to the cage at UFC Fight Night 46. Dempsey got the call to replace an injured Tom Lawlor and accepted the bout earlier today. Latifi is coming off a submission win over Cyrille Diabate in March after losing his promotional debut to Gegard Mousasi. Dempsey...

Jul 2, 2014 7:41 am

Lawlor Out Of Latifi Bout, UFC Seeks Replacement On Short Notice

Middleweight Tom Lawlor has withdrawn from his UFC Dublin bout against Ilir Latifi at UFC Fight Night 46 on July 19th. MMAJunkie heard and confirmed the news with an anonymous source yesterday. Ilir Latifi is now left without an opponent, forcing the UFC to find one on short notice. The UFC Dublin card is as...

Jun 10, 2014 7:53 am

EXCLUSIVE | UFC Dublin #WHOATV Teaser (Video)

UFC Dublin isn’t until July 19th, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get excited for Conor McGregor’s return to the Octagon against Diego Brandao now. Also on the card is #3 ranked flyweight Ian McCall who is making his long awaited return to the Octagon almost a year after defeating Iliarde Santos by unanimous decision....

Jun 4, 2014 4:32 pm

McGregor Wagers Dana White A Title Shot For Ticket Record In Dublin

“I want the whole of Irish MMA to capitalize on this. I want an entire generation to follow me. But I’m still quite young and I’m only getting started. This means everything to me. I’m not here to make up the numbers. This is the first UFC Fight Night to go on FOX. FOX TV...

Jun 4, 2014 12:29 pm

Brandao on McGregor: ‘Calling himself The Best Is Bull$h*t’

“Saying that he’s the best in the world is bullshit. Obviously, he’s not. He knows that he’s not, and he has a lot to prove to be a top 10 in the UFC. Talking trash only makes me more motivated to train for the fight. While he’s talking, I’m training.” “I don’t feel any pressure...

Jun 4, 2014 12:23 pm

McGregor: ‘I’m going down as the GOAT’

“I’m searching, I’m out here working to become the greatest. That’s my goal. I’m looking to go down as the greatest of all-time, Hall of Fame, a history maker. He’s walking to be a test for me, that’s the difference.” “I believe what I’m saying is the truth. None of these guys are on my...

Jun 4, 2014 5:04 am

Conor McGregor: I’m Out Here Working to Become The Greatest

No one has ever described Conor McGregor as shy and soft-spoken, and now that he’s getting closer to his return to the Octagon, he’s making all of his intentions loud and clear. While some fighters compete simply for the love of fighting, McGregor wants everyone to know that he’s here with a goal in mind:...

Mar 7, 2014 7:28 am

McGregor Ready To Showcase Irish Martial Arts In Dublin, Wants Cole Miller Fight

“I’ve literally just heard the news and I’m definitely on that [Dublin, Ireland] card.July 19th gives me plenty of time, that’s nearly too much time. I wanted to fight on the Independence Day weekend card in Las Vegas, that’s something that I really wanted, but fighting on UFC card in Dublin is a dream come...