# SBG Ireland

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# TUF cookie
An Irishman will debut in the UFC tonight for the first time since 2016
Wicklow native Richie Smullen will aim to capitalise on the opportunity at the Pearl Theatre in Las Vegas.
# bigger things
‘You’re talking to the most exciting fighter in Irish MMA at the minute so put me in there against the champion’
Kiefer Crosbie is mentored by Conor McGregor and co-headlined BAMMA Dublin last Saturday where he blew away his opponent.
# Announcement
The first Irish woman to compete in the UFC has retired due to a brain scan 'abnormality'
Aisling Daly has been forced to hang up her gloves aged 29.
# Mobile martial artist
From a home in Wales to a camper van in Dublin to realise the UFC dream
Welsh fighter John Phillips has been getting ready for his UFC debut in unusual surroundings.
# John Denver
John Phillips becomes the latest SBG fighter to be signed by the UFC
The middleweight knockout specialist will make his debut for the organisation next month.
"When you see it going all over the place, you're like 'aw shit'" - Conor McGregor on that retirement tweet
It’s serious when it ends up on CNN.
# Lights out
Chris Fields' UFC hopes knocked back as he suffers devastating TKO after 23 seconds
Frenchman Cheick Kone proved too powerful for the Irish middleweight in Wolverhampton tonight.
# The Suite Life
12 of the best bits from last night’s episode of the Conor McGregor documentary
It was Vegas-Dublin-London-Rio for the jet-setting UFC fighter in Episode 4.
# Irish MMA
Fancy a behind-the-scenes look at the SBG gym? Step right this way
Head coach John Kavanagh takes us inside the gym where Conor McGregor hones his craft.
# Mind Games
'It's okay to have a bit of nerves' - McGregor and his SBG team-mates' sports psychologist
David Mullins has worked with many fighters in the SGB stable as well as John Kavanagh.
Striking distance; in conversation with SBG Ireland coach 'Rowdy' Owen Roddy
One of Ireland’s MMA originals, Roddy is now helping shape the next generation.
Cage Warriors 70; another round of Celtic combat
The top European promotion on Saturday night is the perfect remedy for those experiencing UFC withdrawals.
# Taking Over
McGregor climbs to 10th in the UFC rankings for the first time after Brandao KO
He may be only three fights into his UFC career, but the Irish flyweight is moving ever closer to that title shot he has talked about.
# Combat Sports
Pendred seals UFC deal to join growing Irish contingent on Dublin card
The highly-rated 26-year-old will take on Mike King at the O2 Arena next month in the first of a ten-fight contract.
Irish duo Pendred and Fields set for UFC reality TV show
The Dublin pair will take part in the 19th season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’.
Big names to attend grand opening of SBG's new facility
Conor McGregor, Cathal Pendred and Ireland’s Cian Healy will all be there as the MMA team cut the ribbon this afternoon.
Ireland's most successful MMA team upgrading to new premises
John Kavanagh’s SBG Ireland is moving its headquarters to the Naas Road in Dublin 12.
'He will be back even stronger,' insists McGregor's coach John Kavanagh
The UFC fighter is set to be out of action for 10 months but could return to the Octagon in front of a home crowd next year.
# The Notorious
McGregor dominates in Boston to record another UFC victory
The Irish MMA fighter overcame Max Holloway by unanimous decision on his US debut.
# Fight night
10 steps to hosting a party for Conor McGregor’s UFC fight
Ireland will be watching as the Dubliner steps into the Octagon again in Boston late tonight.
McGregor will have Ireland's first UFC fighter in his corner for Boston bout
Old friend Tom Egan has agreed to walk out with ‘The Notorious’ on Saturday night.
# Cage Warriors
Pendred robbed of title defence in front of home crowd but UFC on the horizon
The welterweight champion takes on British fighter Che Mills in the main event at Cage Warriors 55 in Dublin tomorrow night.
We don't blame Cian Healy for not wanting to fight old pal Cathal Pendred
Watch the trailer for the Dublin MMA fighter’s new bad ass MTV documentary.
# Combat Sports
'I have to pinch myself every now and again' - Ireland's top MMA coach John Kavanagh
The founder of SBG Ireland has seen two of his figthers join the UFC in recent months.