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Conor McGregor, Nate Diaz

Coach John Kavanagh would prefer to see Conor McGregor fight Nate Diaz before Khabib...

If Conor McGregor fights again — which is starting to sound more and more likely — it will probably be against reigning UFC lightweight...
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Coach: “I would almost bet anything” that Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor fight happens...

John Kavanagh, Conor McGregor's head coach at SBG Ireland, is very confident the Irish superstar will return to the UFC's Octagon this year —...
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Coach John Kavanagh drops major hint about UFC Dublin main event

Last week, MMAFighting reported that the UFC is plotting a return to the MMA mecca of Dublin, Ireland on May 27. Early on Monday...
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BREAKING | Coach John Kavanagh announces likely UFC London main event

For weeks, there's been mystery surrounding the main event of the UFC's April 17 stop in London, England. Originally, the idea seemed to be...
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Coach John Kavanagh compares Conor McGregor’s attitude following losses to Nate Diaz and Floyd...

It has been over a year since we last saw Conor McGregor fighting in the Octagon. "The Notorious" fought just once in 2017 in...
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John Kavanagh gives his take on Conor McGregor’s next fight, and if it’s likely...

Now that Conor McGregor's blockbuster boxing match with Floyd Mayweather is in the rear-view, the big question on everyone's mind is: what's next for...

Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh mocking Paulie Malignaggi again?

Take it as you may, but whether you like it or not, this isn't the first time Conor McGregor's head coach John Kavanagh has...
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Coach John Kavanagh recounts the first thing Conor McGregor told him about Mayweather fight

We're now just days out from Conor McGregor's blockbuster boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr., and it's all anybody can talk about. There was...
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John Kavanagh reflects on his own journey ahead of McGregor-Mayweather

SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh is widely credited as being a driving force in Irish superstar Conor McGregor's journey to the top of...
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Tony Ferguson blasts Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh: “maintain your lane b*tch”

Back in early March, streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson was expected to battle Khabib Nurmagomedov for interim lightweight gold. Unfortunately, Nurmagomedov was forced out of...
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Conor McGregor coach bashes ‘dirtbag’ Floyd Mayweather, says boxer ‘beat up his girlfriends’

To say there is a little animosity between the camps of UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather would be...
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Coach John Kavanagh gives a timeline for Conor McGregor’s UFC return

Coach John Kavanagh gives a timeline for Conor McGregor's UFC return SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh recently took a trip "down under" in order...
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Coach John Kavanagh: Conor McGregor isn’t going anywhere soon

Last November, in the main event of the blockbuster UFC 205, Ireland's Conor McGregor knocked out Eddie Alvarez to win the UFC lightweight title....
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John Kavanagh shares inspiring story from Conor McGregor’s UFC debut

UFC superstar Conor McGregor has taken the MMA world by storm since making his UFC debut in 2013, where he knocked out Marcus Brimage...
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Coach John Kavanagh makes interesting suggestion for Gunnar Nelson’s next fight

Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC's latest trip to London, England, Iceland's Gunnar Nelson scored an impressive win over the ever...
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Coach John Kavanagh details his ideal next fights for Conor McGregor

Shortly after winning the UFC lightweight title with a beautiful, second-round knockout of Eddie Alvarez, Conor McGregor set his sights on a game-changing boxing...
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John Kavanagh not impressed with interim title fight at UFC 209

This week, it was announced that top ranked lightweights Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson would be stepping into the Octagon in the co-main event...
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Coach John Kavanagh mandating all SBG fighters to get brain scan to compete in...

Straight Blast Gym head coach John Kavanagh, who has led UFC superstar Conor McGregor to the top of the fight game is putting the...
Anthony Pettis

John Kavanagh sounds off on Anthony Pettis missing weight

Friday morning, unfortunate news surfaced that former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis had missed weight for his scheduled UFC 206 interim featherweight title fight...
Conor McGregor, Artem Lobov

Coach John Kavanagh talks about Conor McGregor putting hands behind his back against Eddie...

UFC superstar Conor McGregor put on a brilliant performance in his historic fight against Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 in November. With his dominating...
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Coach Kavanagh explains why stripping Conor McGregor of FW title was a “ridiculous” move...

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 205, Conor McGregor knocked out Eddie Alvarez to win the UFC lightweight title. Because he...
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Coach Kavanagh reacts to Conor McGregor being stripped of his UFC featherweight title

During last night's UFC Fight Night 101 broadcast, UFC officials announced that Conor McGregor had 'relinquished' his UFC featherweight championship. The promotion added that Jose...
Nate Diaz, Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh feels Nate Diaz would finish both Khabib Nurmagomedov and...

Following Conor McGregor's historic win over Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 over the weekend, everyone wants to know what comes next for the Irish...
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Coach John Kavanagh on McGregor vs. Alvarez: This Was a Massive Mismatch

Last Saturday, in the main event of UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor knocked out lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez with beautiful, second-round combination....
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Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh wants Nate Diaz trilogy fight next

UFC star Conor McGregor made history at Madison Square Garden at UFC 205 when he finished Eddie Alvarez by TKO to become the first...
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Coach John Kavanagh Makes His Prediction for Alvarez vs. McGregor

UFC 205, which will mark the UFC's long awaited debut in New York City, is now just days away. As this mammoth card draws...
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Conor McGregor and coach John Kavanagh are not best buddies: ‘I’m his coach and...

Despite having a very tight and close relationship with each other, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and his long-time coach John Kavanagh are not...
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John Kavanagh recalls how Conor McGregor nearly gave up after losing a fight and...

It's crazy to imagine a world of mixed martial arts without Conor McGregor. Back when "The Notorious" was just starting off his career in MMA...

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