# Gunnar Nelson

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'People that have turned down fights with me, but Jack is a warrior': Cannonier prevails against Hermansson
Elsewhere on Saturday night, Gunnar Nelson was beaten in his welterweight clash with Gilbert Burns.
Gunnar Nelson to return at UFC Copenhagen in September
The Icelandic fighter will take on Thiago Alves, while the main event for the card is yet to be announced.
Darren Till gets top billing as Gunnar Nelson is also booked for UFC London
The card for the UFC’s return to the English capital on 16 March is beginning to take shape.
Gunnar Nelson set for UFC 231 bout - his first fight in 17 months
SBG’s Nelson is in line to face Alex “Cowboy” Oliviera on 8 December.
SBG's Nelson handed exciting match-up for UFC's debut in Liverpool
The Icelandic welterweight is set to take on Neil Magny in what will be his first outing in 10 months.
Nelson's camp disappointed after appeal against controversial loss fails
The UFC welterweight felt illegal eye pokes were decisive in his recent defeat to Santiago Ponzinibbio.
Gunnar Nelson headlines UFC Glasgow with Ward and Seery already on the card
The Icelander will face hard-hitting Argentine Santiago Ponzinibbio in July.
'Mayweather has struggled with southpaws... Conor could trick him in his own game'
Gunnar Nelson believes a bout between Mayweather and McGregor wouldn’t be a foregone conclusion.
Gunni Nelson set for UFC London co-main event on St Patrick's weekend
The ninth-ranked welterweight meets veteran Alan Jouban at The O2 Arena next month.
UFC Belfast gets a new main event as injury forces Gunnar Nelson out
A rematch between Gegard Mousasi and Uriah Hall now looks set to top the bill at the SSE Arena.
'He’s not the type that fully enjoys that kind of attention – like Conor McGregor'
The support of the home crowd could be a hindrance to Gunnar Nelson, says opponent Dong Hyun Kim.
The Icelandic teenager who became one of Ireland's favourite fighting sons
“It feels like home to me here.”
Gunnar Nelson explains why grapplers find it harder than strikers to make progress in the UFC
The Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt headlines UFC Belfast in November.
SBG's Gunnar Nelson to headline UFC's return to Ireland
The event comes back to Belfast on 19 November.
SBG's Gunnar Nelson looks set to headline the UFC's return to Ireland in November
The Icelandic welterweight is expected to face Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 99 in Belfast.
SBG's Gunnar Nelson scores stunning UFC win over highly-rated Tumenov
The adopted Irishman bounced back from his defeat to Demian Maia in spectacular fashion this evening.
Kavanagh adamant that Nelson can emulate SBG team-mate McGregor's UFC title triumph
“There’s absolutely no doubt in my mind about that.”
SBG's Gunnar Nelson booked for a cracking UFC match-up in May
The adopted Irishman will aim to bounce back from his defeat to Demian Maia in December.
Gunnar Nelson: Ireland feels like home and the people are my countrymen
Only Conor McGregor will receive a louder reception than Ireland’s favourite Icelander tonight in Vegas.
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A renowned 'master of movement' has been training with Conor McGregor
“Teaching this new generation of fighters and equipping them with a paradigm shift.”
'It's not good for your health' - Gunnar Nelson on McGregor's big weight-cut
“I don’t think he should do it many more times.”
'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.
Gunnar Nelson is heading to Vegas for his biggest fight yet
He’s joining team-mate Conor McGregor on the UFC 194 card.
Rare Gunnar Nelson smile thanks to big birthday gift from McGregor and Dana
The UFC star has got some slick new wheels.
Two big-name fighters had to turn down a UFC Dublin bout with Gunnar Nelson
Gunni is still waiting for a match-up for 24 October.
John Kavanagh: 'I did think it was inevitable that this day would come'
Conor McGregor’s coach reflects on a historic triumph for Irish sport in his exclusive column.
Gunnar Nelson has returned in spectacular fashion at UFC 189
The adopted Irishman submitted Brandon Thatch.
Persistence pays off as Ireland's Cathal Pendred added to UFC 189 card
SBG team-mate Gunnar Nelson will now face Brandon Thatch in Las Vegas, meanwhile.
McGregor is capable of beating Aldo by submission, insists Gunnar Nelson
The Icelandic UFC star knows all about McGregor’s grappling.
'Ais Daly is among the UFC strawweight elite' - John Kavanagh writes exclusively for The42
The latest column from Ireland’s top mixed martial arts coach.
One of McGregor's team-mates has been added to UFC 189 card
Gunnar Nelson will fight John Hathaway in Las Vegas on 11 July.
Where can you watch Ireland's UFC fighters this weekend?
Cathal Pendred, Paddy Holohan and Gunnar Nelson are all in action tonight.
Ireland's adopted son Nelson 'honoured' to headline UFC Stockholm
Having trained in Dublin since he was 18, the Icelandic welterweight has strong connections with the country he calls his ‘second home’.
Fighting in Dublin opened my eyes, says UFC star Gunnar Nelson
“People in the past have thought I was an Irishman, and some people probably still do. “
The best pictures from the UFC's triumphant return to Ireland
Ireland’s fighters swept the card on a hugely successful night for the promotion in The O2, Dublin.
Uncaged: Breaking down the Irish challenge at UFC Fight Night Dublin
Thousands of Irish MMA fans will pack out Dublin’s O2 tonight. Resident UFC man Brian Kirk takes a close look at the men the home crowd will be cheering on.
UFC reveals five fights and ticket details for Dublin event
Neil Seery and Gunnar Nelson will both fight when the MMA promotion returns to Ireland on 19 July.
Uncaged: Hometown glory for Hardy as UFC touches down in Nottingham.
An early night is in store for UFC fans this side of the Atlantic as fight night arrives in the UK.