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Coach: Conor McGregor is ‘on a good comeback story’ after ‘slips and mistakes’

Conor McGregor has had a crazy few years. While he's had some big moments of success — most notably his 40-second, January knockout of Donald...
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John Kavanagh feels UFC 247 was a clear victory for Jon Jones

Conor McGregor's coach John Kavanagh said on his social media that he felt Jon Jones clearly deserved to win the decision against Dominick Reyes...
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John Kavanagh wants Conor McGregor to fight Justin Gaethje at welterweight next

Conor McGregor has options for who he fights next, but according to his coach, John Kavanagh, he wants it to be against Justin Gaethje. In...
Conor McGregor, John Kavanagh, Khabib Nurmagomedov

Coach refutes notion that Conor McGregor support has dropped off

For a time, Conor McGregor was the biggest sporting star in Ireland, and arguably one of the most popular athletes in the world. After...
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John Kavanagh believes potential fight between Conor McGregor and Justin Gaethje ‘stylistically suits Conor’

John Kavanagh believes Justin Gaethje is a good stylistic matchup for Conor McGregor. The Irishman in Conor McGregor has been open about 2020 being a...
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Coaches letting Conor McGregor lead UFC 246 camp: he knows more than ‘the rest...

Coach John Kavanagh and the other staff at the famed SBG Ireland gym in Dublin, Ireland, have been letting Conor McGregor lead his own...
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Coach claims Conor McGregor is motivated by love ahead of UFC 246

Conor McGregor's highly anticipated return to MMA is less than two weeks away. Not only does the Irishman's coach believe he's "the best he's...
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Coach believes Conor McGregor will score “late” finish over Donald Cerrone at UFC 246

SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh believes his star pupil Conor McGregor will score a "late" finish in his fight with Donald Cerrone at...
Conor McGregor, John Kavanagh, Khabib Nurmagomedov

John Kavanagh says Conor McGregor fight announcement is ‘imminent’

John Kavanagh says his pupil Conor McGregor will have a fight announcement very soon. McGregor recently said he will return on Jan. 18 but wouldn't...
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John Kavanagh wants Conor McGregor’s return fight to be against Frankie Edgar

John Kavanagh hopes Conor McGregor's return fight will be against Frankie Edgar. Conor McGregor has been hinting at a return to the Octagon for a...
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Bellator boss Scott Coker criticizes the UFC for lack of international events

Bellator MMA plans to develop new markets across the pond and believe Conor McGregor's trainer, John Kavanagh will be instrumental in achieving this. The company's...
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John Kavanagh prefers Nate Diaz trilogy next for Conor McGregor

As the UFC's lightweight championship picture continues to take shape, the road back to the Octagon for former featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor...
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Conor McGregor coach sends warning to Drake

It's getting harder and harder to deny the legitimacy of the Drake Curse. When Drake meets an athlete, it seems like that athlete almost...
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John Kavanagh ready to ‘get the old gang back together’ for Conor McGregor fight

Conor McGregor doesn't currently have a fight booked, but if the former two-division UFC champ decides to return to the Octagon, his long-time coach...
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John Kavanagh on Conor McGregor: ‘He has made mistakes that I absolutely don’t condone’

John Kavanagh recently made a guest appearance on Ireland’s The Late Late Show, where he discussed the future of UFC star Conor McGregor....
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“Grateful” Coach Kavanagh pays tribute to his recently retired pupil Conor McGregor

Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor shocked the mixed martial arts community earlier this week when he unexpectedly announced his retirement from...
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John Kavanagh weighs in on who should be next for Conor McGregor

As the days go on, the question of when and who Conor McGregor will fight next continues. McGregor last...
Conor McGregor, John Kavanagh, Khabib Nurmagomedov

John Kavanagh condemns fighters who attacked Conor McGregor in UFC 229 riot: ‘What they...

Shortly after Khabib Nurmagomedov submitted Conor McGregor in the UFC 229 main event, he leapt over the side of the Octagon and attacked McGregor's...
Artem Lobov

Coach John Kavanagh pens lengthy statement in defense of Artem Lobov

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC Moncton, SBG Ireland staple and Conor McGregor training partner Artem Lobov came up short against former...
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John Kavanagh praises Conor McGregor for putting himself ‘in scenarios where failure is a...

On Monday night, former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor released an honest and astute assessment of his UFC 229 submission loss to...
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Coach John Kavanagh feels ring rust was a factor for Conor McGregor at UFC...

Conor McGregor was not able to reclaim the UFC lightweight title from his arch rival Khabib Nurmagomedov. Although McGregor had some success in his...
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Conor McGregor coach John Kavanagh gives round-by-round breakdown of fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov

Conor McGregor's long awaited return to the Octagon, which headlined UFC 229 last Saturday night in Las Vegas, didn't go the way he planned....
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Conor McGregor coach regrets defensive strategy for Khabib Nurmagomedov fight, says ‘something was off’

Last Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 229, former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor returned to the Octagon after two...
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Conor McGregor coach hopes NSAC is lenient on Nurmagomedov, can ‘understand his reaction’

On Saturday night, in the main event of the massive UFC 229 card, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov defended his title with a fourth-round...
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Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh issues statement following UFC 229 loss

Tonight's highly anticipated UFC 229 main event between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov left fight fans with a bitter taste in their mouths. The fight...
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Conor McGregor coach believes Khabib Nurmagomedov’s confidence could plummet if he loses a round

At 26-0, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has never lost a fight. On October 6, in the main event of UFC 229, former UFC...
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Coach John Kavanagh blasts UFC for not covering his fight week expenses

Renowned MMA coach John Kavanagh, who is the man behind stars like Conor McGregor, Gunnar Nelson, James Gallagher and Dillon Danis, has a bone...
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...