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A Midsummer Night Musings

July 21, 2014

A look back at the past week’s UFC events… NOTORIOUS C.M.G. There was almost a feeling leading up to Saturday’s UFC Fight Night main event in Dublin that local heroConor McGregor couldn’t possibly live up to the hype he created. An arena sold out in minutes, reams of copy written about the Dubliner, and endless obligations for the
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THE TAKE OVER : CONOR KO’S BRANDAO IN ONE

July 21, 2014

UFC Fight Night Dublin Main Card Report   Pressure, what pressure? After weeks of build-up, Irish featherweight star Conor McGregor lived up to all the hype and all his talk – and in his hometown of Dublin no less – stopping Brazil’s Diego Brandao in the first round of their UFC Fight Night main event at the O2 Arena Saturday. “I
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DUBLIN DOMINATION AS IRISH WIN THREE

July 21, 2014

UFC Fight Night Dublin Prelim Results The Ultimate Fighter 19 teammates Cathal Pendred and Mike King fought like mortal enemies in their UFC Fight Night prelim bout at the O2 Arena in Dublin, Ireland Saturday, and after nearly being finished several times in the stirring middleweight showdown, it was Pendred, the hometown hero, roaring back to score the second-round submission finish. “Work
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LOOKING AHEAD : WHAT’S NEXT FOR COWBOY CERONE

July 18, 2014

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is on a hot streak, winning his last four inside the Octagon. UFC.com takes a look at what could be next for the lightweight contender. Putting together a win streak nowadays inside the Octagon is no small feat. Every division is absolutely packed with talent and, on any given night, even the
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Neil Seery Working Man

July 18, 2014

“A lot of people put it out there that this road goes on forever. It doesn’t, so I’m lapping up everything I can about it because I really do love the sport.” – Neil Seery Neil Seery is not a millionaire. Just putting that out there since some guessed that he was after one fight
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Moyo Rises To Main Card

July 17, 2014

August 07 fight card shuffle Moyo (right) in action against Sors Grobbelaar, EFC 28 Johannesburg (South Africa) - The heavyweight showdown between the power punching Elvis ‘The Bomber’ Moyo and gritty veteran Wilhelm ‘Tiny’ Strauss, has been moved up to the EFC 33 main card following a fight card shuffle today. “Stylistically, Elvis and Tiny are going to be
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FightStar 8 Official Fight Card

July 17, 2014

FightStar 8 brings on a huge night of non stop fighting       FightStar Matchmaker Grant Oliff has constructed one of the biggest cards ever put on at FightStar Amateur Fighting Championships to give the fans a full night of fights and plenty of action to keep everyone entertained. Known for the late releases
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Henning Injured FS8 Main Event Changed

July 17, 2014

FightStar Featherweight champion, Tjaard Henning has been forced to pull out of his history making title defence at FightStar 8   FightStar 8 on the 26th of July was ment to make a mark in the FightStar History books as Tjaard Henning the current FS Featherweight Champ faced off in his first defence and the
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THE FINISHER – CERONE STOPS MILLER FOR FOURTH STRAIGHT

July 17, 2014

UFN Atlantic City Main Card Results   ATLANTIC CITY, NJ, July 16 – Donald Cerrone loves to fight. In fact, he loves it so much that even after apparently stopping Jim Miller in the second round of their UFC Fight Night main event Wednesday at the Revel Casino Hotel, he was willing to do it again. And he did, handing Miller
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UFN Atlantic City Prelims Results

July 17, 2014

SMITH KO’S DUKE IN ONE ATLANTIC CITY, NJ, July 16 – Bantamweight veteran Leslie Smith wasn’t much of a “Peacemaker” againstThe Ultimate Fighter 18 alum Jessamyn Duke Wednesday night, as she stopped her opponent in the first round of their UFC Fight Night prelim bout at Revel Casino Hotel to nab her first Octagon victory. “This is epic,” said an ecstatic Smith.
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RONDA ROUSEY NAMED FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

July 17, 2014

Women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey awarded ESPY for Female Athlete of the Year. UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has laid an impressive path of destruction inside the Octagon since her debut in early 2013. On Wednesday night, the entire sports universe stood up and took notice of the 27-year-old phenom when Rousey was awarded
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Safety First

July 16, 2014

Feiteira off EFC 33   Nelson Feiteira in action against Brendon Katz, EFC 31 Johannesburg (South Africa) - Nelson Feiteira’s bout against Tyson Chelin, scheduled to take place on August 30, has been cancelled due to medical suspension concerns. Feiteira lost his last fight by TKO (July 03), and was given a 45 day no fighting medical suspension. He
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