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#Gunnar Nelson

# gunnar-nelson - Thursday 17 January, 2019

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 - Friday 26 October, 2018

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.

# gunnar-nelson - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

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.

# gunnar-nelson - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

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 - Friday 12 May, 2017

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

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'

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

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

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'

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

“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.

# gunnar-nelson - Thursday 1 September, 2016

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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.

# gunnar-nelson - Thursday 24 March, 2016

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

“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

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

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

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

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

“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

“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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

“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

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

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

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.

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