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Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Diaz trilogy is what I'd prefer next — but another fight this year is unlikely

John Kavanagh, Conor McGregor’s coach, writes exclusively for The42.

Thursday 24 August, 2017

We're ready to show the world of boxing that there's more than one way to skin a cat

John Kavanagh, Conor McGregor’s coach, writes exclusively ahead of the clash with Floyd Mayweather.

Thursday 22 June, 2017

This won't be the first time Conor McGregor has defied the odds

John Kavanagh writes exclusively for The42 ahead of Conor McGregor’s clash with Floyd Mayweather.

Saturday 3 June, 2017

I wouldn't be involved in preparing Conor for this fight if I didn't think he could win

John Kavanagh discusses Conor McGregor’s potential clash with Floyd Mayweather in his latest column.

Friday 23 December, 2016

Recognition of MMA in Ireland, mandatory brain scans for SBG and what's next for McGregor

John Kavanagh brings us his latest exclusive column.

Saturday 12 November, 2016

'Our rugby team have spurred us on to make it another memorable night for Ireland'

John Kavanagh delivers his pre-fight thoughts from New York ahead of Conor McGregor’s bid for history.

Thursday 29 September, 2016

His rivals may feel hard done by but Conor has earned this historic opportunity

John Kavanagh, Conor McGregor’s head coach, writes exclusively ahead of McGregor’s return at UFC 205.

Friday 26 August, 2016

I'd like Conor to go for a second belt now and I believe he'll only need two rounds to win it

SBG head coach John Kavanagh brings us his latest exclusive column.

Monday 8 August, 2016

My reputation as a coach is at stake in Conor McGregor's rematch with Nate Diaz

John Kavanagh, Conor McGregor’s head coach, writes exclusively for The42 ahead of UFC 202.

Monday 25 April, 2016

John Kavanagh: Do you want to see Conor's best performances or hear his best soundbites?

Conor McGregor’s coach brings us his latest column.

Thursday 31 March, 2016

John Kavanagh: Conor is the more skilful fighter and he'll prove that in July

The SBG head coach writes exclusively for The42 on the announcement of the Diaz-McGregor rematch.

Friday 4 March, 2016

John Kavanagh: With no weight to cut, there are night-and-day differences in Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor’s coach writes for The42 ahead of tomorrow’s big fight at UFC 196.

Wednesday 24 February, 2016

John Kavanagh: There's a lesson to be learned here for anyone who wants to fight Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor’s head coach reacts to the change of UFC 196 opponent.

Thursday 11 February, 2016

Coach Kavanagh: I'm open to Conor fighting for a third UFC title in July

Conor McGregor’s head coach brings us his latest exclusive column ahead of UFC 196.

Tuesday 12 January, 2016

John Kavanagh: What Conor will do at UFC 197 will never happen again

Conor McGregor’s head coach on the challenge facing them in Las Vegas on 5 March.

Friday 18 December, 2015

Friday 11 December, 2015

Our journey to the biggest fight in UFC history started in a video shop on George's Street in 1996

John Kavanagh brings us his latest exclusive column ahead of tomorrow night’s fight at UFC 194.

Monday 30 November, 2015

John Kavanagh: Part of me can see this fight being over in 60 seconds

Conor McGregor’s head coach brings us his latest exclusive column ahead of next week’s big fight.

Tuesday 20 October, 2015

'Paddy Holohan is the people's main event at UFC Dublin' - John Kavanagh

The latest from Ireland’s leading mixed martial arts coach in his exclusive column.

Tuesday 16 June, 2015

'The confusion over Aldo's drug test raised some eyebrows' - John Kavanagh

Conor McGregor’s coach brings us the latest from their camp.

Friday 5 June, 2015

John Kavanagh: There's no place for drug cheats in our gym

The latest exclusive column from Conor McGregor’s head coach.

Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Wednesday 25 February, 2015

'Professional sport is not purely about performing, it's about entertaining'

The latest from John Kavanagh, Ireland’s top MMA coach, in his exclusive The42.ie column.