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#Gunnar Nelson

# gunnar-nelson - Saturday 28 September, 2019

'People that have turned down fights with me, but Jack is a warrior': Cannonier prevails against Hermansson
# UFC
# UFC

'People that have turned down fights with me, but Jack is a warrior': Cannonier prevails against Hermansson

Sep 28th 2019, 10:38 PM 7,295 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere on Saturday night, Gunnar Nelson was beaten in his welterweight clash with Gilbert Burns.

# gunnar-nelson - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Gunnar Nelson to return at UFC Copenhagen in September
# Bounce Back
# Bounce Back

Gunnar Nelson to return at UFC Copenhagen in September

Jun 26th 2019, 5:00 PM 3,429 Views 3 Comments

The Icelandic fighter will take on Thiago Alves, while the main event for the card is yet to be announced.

# gunnar-nelson - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Darren Till gets top billing as Gunnar Nelson is also booked for UFC London
# London Calling
# London Calling

Darren Till gets top billing as Gunnar Nelson is also booked for UFC London

Jan 17th 2019, 12:03 PM 5,378 Views 4 Comments

The card for the UFC’s return to the English capital on 16 March is beginning to take shape.

# gunnar-nelson - Friday 26 October, 2018

Gunnar Nelson set for UFC 231 bout - his first fight in 17 months
# Gunni
# Gunni

Gunnar Nelson set for UFC 231 bout - his first fight in 17 months

Oct 26th 2018, 11:30 AM 4,205 Views 0 Comments

SBG’s Nelson is in line to face Alex “Cowboy” Oliviera on 8 December.

# gunnar-nelson - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

SBG's Nelson handed exciting match-up for UFC's debut in Liverpool
# Adopted Irishman
# Adopted Irishman

SBG's Nelson handed exciting match-up for UFC's debut in Liverpool

Mar 28th 2018, 12:09 PM 5,676 Views 4 Comments

The Icelandic welterweight is set to take on Neil Magny in what will be his first outing in 10 months.

# gunnar-nelson - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Nelson's camp disappointed after appeal against controversial loss fails
# Hokey Pokey
# Hokey Pokey

Nelson's camp disappointed after appeal against controversial loss fails

Sep 13th 2017, 5:07 PM 4,745 Views 4 Comments

The UFC welterweight felt illegal eye pokes were decisive in his recent defeat to Santiago Ponzinibbio.

# gunnar-nelson - Friday 12 May, 2017

Gunnar Nelson headlines UFC Glasgow with Ward and Seery already on the card
# Top Gunn
# Top Gunn

Gunnar Nelson headlines UFC Glasgow with Ward and Seery already on the card

May 12th 2017, 1:57 PM 4,229 Views 2 Comments

The Icelander will face hard-hitting Argentine Santiago Ponzinibbio in July.

# gunnar-nelson - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

'Mayweather has struggled with southpaws... Conor could trick him in his own game'
# Maygregor
# Maygregor

'Mayweather has struggled with southpaws... Conor could trick him in his own game'

Mar 14th 2017, 6:37 PM 9,966 Views 18 Comments

Gunnar Nelson believes a bout between Mayweather and McGregor wouldn’t be a foregone conclusion.

# gunnar-nelson - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Gunni Nelson set for UFC London co-main event on St Patrick's weekend
# Ireland's Adopted Son
# Ireland's Adopted Son

Gunni Nelson set for UFC London co-main event on St Patrick's weekend

Feb 14th 2017, 9:34 AM 3,252 Views 3 Comments

The ninth-ranked welterweight meets veteran Alan Jouban at The O2 Arena next month.

# gunnar-nelson - Saturday 22 October, 2016

UFC Belfast gets a new main event as injury forces Gunnar Nelson out
# Gunned Down
# Gunned Down

UFC Belfast gets a new main event as injury forces Gunnar Nelson out

Oct 22nd 2016, 12:57 PM 4,488 Views 3 Comments

A rematch between Gegard Mousasi and Uriah Hall now looks set to top the bill at the SSE Arena.

# gunnar-nelson - Friday 23 September, 2016

'He’s not the type that fully enjoys that kind of attention – like Conor McGregor'
# Belfast Bound
# Belfast Bound

'He’s not the type that fully enjoys that kind of attention – like Conor McGregor'

Sep 23rd 2016, 5:00 PM 8,452 Views 3 Comments

The support of the home crowd could be a hindrance to Gunnar Nelson, says opponent Dong Hyun Kim.

# gunnar-nelson - Thursday 22 September, 2016

The Icelandic teenager who became one of Ireland's favourite fighting sons
# Adopted
# Adopted

The Icelandic teenager who became one of Ireland's favourite fighting sons

Sep 22nd 2016, 7:30 AM 11,790 Views 2 Comments

“It feels like home to me here.”

Gunnar Nelson explains why grapplers find it harder than strikers to make progress in the UFC
# Ground Control
# Ground Control

Gunnar Nelson explains why grapplers find it harder than strikers to make progress in the UFC

Sep 22nd 2016, 12:05 AM 13,648 Views 0 Comments

The Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt headlines UFC Belfast in November.

# gunnar-nelson - Thursday 1 September, 2016

SBG's Gunnar Nelson to headline UFC's return to Ireland
# UFC Belfast
# UFC Belfast

SBG's Gunnar Nelson to headline UFC's return to Ireland

Sep 1st 2016, 7:55 PM 5,852 Views 8 Comments

The event comes back to Belfast on 19 November.

# gunnar-nelson - Thursday 25 August, 2016

SBG's Gunnar Nelson looks set to headline the UFC's return to Ireland in November
# Full Nelson
# Full Nelson

SBG's Gunnar Nelson looks set to headline the UFC's return to Ireland in November

Aug 25th 2016, 11:27 AM 5,865 Views 6 Comments

The Icelandic welterweight is expected to face Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 99 in Belfast.

# gunnar-nelson - Sunday 8 May, 2016

SBG's Gunnar Nelson scores stunning UFC win over highly-rated Tumenov
# The Gun Show
# The Gun Show

SBG's Gunnar Nelson scores stunning UFC win over highly-rated Tumenov

May 8th 2016, 9:34 PM 12,123 Views 3 Comments

The adopted Irishman bounced back from his defeat to Demian Maia in spectacular fashion this evening.

# gunnar-nelson - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Kavanagh adamant that Nelson can emulate SBG team-mate McGregor's UFC title triumph
# Dutch Gold
# Dutch Gold

Kavanagh adamant that Nelson can emulate SBG team-mate McGregor's UFC title triumph

Mar 24th 2016, 7:00 AM 12,638 Views 14 Comments

“There’s absolutely no doubt in my mind about that.”

# gunnar-nelson - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

SBG's Gunnar Nelson booked for a cracking UFC match-up in May
# This Could Be Rotterdam
# This Could Be Rotterdam

SBG's Gunnar Nelson booked for a cracking UFC match-up in May

Mar 1st 2016, 10:11 AM 6,562 Views 7 Comments

The adopted Irishman will aim to bounce back from his defeat to Demian Maia in December.

# gunnar-nelson - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Gunnar Nelson: Ireland feels like home and the people are my countrymen
# One Of Our Own
# One Of Our Own

Gunnar Nelson: Ireland feels like home and the people are my countrymen

Dec 12th 2015, 7:25 PM 10,031 Views 4 Comments

Only Conor McGregor will receive a louder reception than Ireland’s favourite Icelander tonight in Vegas.

# gunnar-nelson - Friday 11 December, 2015

Are you backing McGregor or Aldo? Here's our UFC 194 fight night betting preview
# Fight Night
# Fight Night

Are you backing McGregor or Aldo? Here's our UFC 194 fight night betting preview

Dec 11th 2015, 3:13 PM 11,595 Views 12 Comments

Will you put your money where Conor’s mouth is?

# gunnar-nelson - Thursday 5 November, 2015

A renowned 'master of movement' has been training with Conor McGregor
# Ido
# Ido

A renowned 'master of movement' has been training with Conor McGregor

Nov 5th 2015, 4:07 PM 20,021 Views 1 Comment

“Teaching this new generation of fighters and equipping them with a paradigm shift.”

# gunnar-nelson - Monday 2 November, 2015

'It's not good for your health' - Gunnar Nelson on McGregor's big weight-cut
# Cut It Out
# Cut It Out

'It's not good for your health' - Gunnar Nelson on McGregor's big weight-cut

Nov 2nd 2015, 3:00 PM 11,908 Views 4 Comments

“I don’t think he should do it many more times.”

# gunnar-nelson - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 20th 2015, 9:30 PM 7,700 Views 11 Comments

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

# gunnar-nelson - Friday 4 September, 2015

Gunnar Nelson is heading to Vegas for his biggest fight yet
# Adopted Irishman
# Adopted Irishman

Gunnar Nelson is heading to Vegas for his biggest fight yet

Sep 4th 2015, 2:45 PM 4,579 Views 6 Comments

He’s joining team-mate Conor McGregor on the UFC 194 card.

# gunnar-nelson - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Rare Gunnar Nelson smile thanks to big birthday gift from McGregor and Dana
# Grinning Gunni
# Grinning Gunni

Rare Gunnar Nelson smile thanks to big birthday gift from McGregor and Dana

Aug 15th 2015, 3:41 PM 9,266 Views 4 Comments

The UFC star has got some slick new wheels.

# gunnar-nelson - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Two big-name fighters had to turn down a UFC Dublin bout with Gunnar Nelson
# Turn Down For What
# Turn Down For What

Two big-name fighters had to turn down a UFC Dublin bout with Gunnar Nelson

Aug 13th 2015, 6:35 PM 8,320 Views 8 Comments

Gunni is still waiting for a match-up for 24 October.

# gunnar-nelson - Thursday 16 July, 2015

John Kavanagh: 'I did think it was inevitable that this day would come'
# Expert View
# Expert View

John Kavanagh: 'I did think it was inevitable that this day would come'

Jul 16th 2015, 5:35 PM 14,576 Views 16 Comments

Conor McGregor’s coach reflects on a historic triumph for Irish sport in his exclusive column.

# gunnar-nelson - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Gunnar Nelson has returned in spectacular fashion at UFC 189
# Back With A Bang
# Back With A Bang

Gunnar Nelson has returned in spectacular fashion at UFC 189

Jul 12th 2015, 4:07 AM 10,257 Views 19 Comments

The adopted Irishman submitted Brandon Thatch.

# gunnar-nelson - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Persistence pays off as Ireland's Cathal Pendred added to UFC 189 card
# Vegas Baby
# Vegas Baby

Persistence pays off as Ireland's Cathal Pendred added to UFC 189 card

Jun 24th 2015, 12:01 AM 7,809 Views 10 Comments

SBG team-mate Gunnar Nelson will now face Brandon Thatch in Las Vegas, meanwhile.

# gunnar-nelson - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

McGregor is capable of beating Aldo by submission, insists Gunnar Nelson
# UFC 189
# UFC 189

McGregor is capable of beating Aldo by submission, insists Gunnar Nelson

Jun 17th 2015, 3:30 PM 6,107 Views 5 Comments

The Icelandic UFC star knows all about McGregor’s grappling.

# gunnar-nelson - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

'Ais Daly is among the UFC strawweight elite' - John Kavanagh writes exclusively for The42
# Expert View
# Expert View

'Ais Daly is among the UFC strawweight elite' - John Kavanagh writes exclusively for The42

Apr 22nd 2015, 10:15 AM 6,184 Views 4 Comments

The latest column from Ireland’s top mixed martial arts coach.

# gunnar-nelson - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

One of McGregor's team-mates has been added to UFC 189 card
# US Debut
# US Debut

One of McGregor's team-mates has been added to UFC 189 card

Apr 1st 2015, 9:02 PM 5,175 Views 7 Comments

Gunnar Nelson will fight John Hathaway in Las Vegas on 11 July.

# gunnar-nelson - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Where can you watch Ireland's UFC fighters this weekend?
# Irish MMA
# Irish MMA

Where can you watch Ireland's UFC fighters this weekend?

Oct 4th 2014, 8:30 AM 4,254 Views 6 Comments

Cathal Pendred, Paddy Holohan and Gunnar Nelson are all in action tonight.

# gunnar-nelson - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Ireland's adopted son Nelson 'honoured' to headline UFC Stockholm
# Interview
# Interview

Ireland's adopted son Nelson 'honoured' to headline UFC Stockholm

Oct 1st 2014, 10:15 AM 5,055 Views 3 Comments

Having trained in Dublin since he was 18, the Icelandic welterweight has strong connections with the country he calls his ‘second home’.

# gunnar-nelson - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Fighting in Dublin opened my eyes, says UFC star Gunnar Nelson
# Unfamiliar Territory
# Unfamiliar Territory

Fighting in Dublin opened my eyes, says UFC star Gunnar Nelson

Sep 6th 2014, 7:20 AM 7,893 Views 10 Comments

“People in the past have thought I was an Irishman, and some people probably still do. “

# gunnar-nelson - Sunday 20 July, 2014

The best pictures from the UFC's triumphant return to Ireland
# Thru A Lens
# Thru A Lens

The best pictures from the UFC's triumphant return to Ireland

Jul 20th 2014, 10:05 AM 4,335 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s fighters swept the card on a hugely successful night for the promotion in The O2, Dublin.

# gunnar-nelson - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Uncaged: Breaking down the Irish challenge at UFC Fight Night Dublin
# Preview
# Preview

Uncaged: Breaking down the Irish challenge at UFC Fight Night Dublin

Jul 19th 2014, 12:13 PM 23,653 Views 30 Comments

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.

# gunnar-nelson - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

UFC reveals five fights and ticket details for Dublin event
# Fight Night
# Fight Night

UFC reveals five fights and ticket details for Dublin event

Apr 29th 2014, 9:51 PM 25,744 Views 41 Comments

Neil Seery and Gunnar Nelson will both fight when the MMA promotion returns to Ireland on 19 July.

# gunnar-nelson - Saturday 29 September, 2012

Uncaged: Hometown glory for Hardy as UFC touches down in Nottingham.
# Fight Night
# Fight Night

Uncaged: Hometown glory for Hardy as UFC touches down in Nottingham.

Sep 29th 2012, 8:30 AM 554 Views 0 Comments

An early night is in store for UFC fans this side of the Atlantic as fight night arrives in the UK.