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#SBG Ireland

# sbg-ireland - Friday 6 July, 2018

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.

# sbg-ireland - Sunday 20 May, 2018

‘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.

# sbg-ireland - Monday 30 January, 2017

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.

# sbg-ireland - Saturday 21 January, 2017

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.

# sbg-ireland - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

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.

# sbg-ireland - Sunday 26 June, 2016

"When you see it going all over the place, you're like 'aw shit'" - Conor McGregor on that retirement tweet MMA

# sbg-ireland - Saturday 21 February, 2015

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.

# sbg-ireland - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

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.

# sbg-ireland - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Fancy a behind-the-scenes look at the SBG gym? Step right this way Irish MMA This post contains videos

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.

# sbg-ireland - Thursday 27 November, 2014

'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.

# sbg-ireland - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Striking distance; in conversation with SBG Ireland coach 'Rowdy' Owen Roddy MMA

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.

# sbg-ireland - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Cage Warriors 70; another round of Celtic combat MMA

Cage Warriors 70; another round of Celtic combat

The top European promotion on Saturday night is the perfect remedy for those experiencing UFC withdrawals.

# sbg-ireland - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

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.

# sbg-ireland - Thursday 19 June, 2014

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.

# sbg-ireland - Monday 24 March, 2014

Irish duo Pendred and Fields set for UFC reality TV show MMA

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’.

# sbg-ireland - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Big names to attend grand opening of SBG's new facility MMA

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.

# sbg-ireland - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Ireland's most successful MMA team upgrading to new premises MMA

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.

# sbg-ireland - Friday 23 August, 2013

'He will be back even stronger,' insists McGregor's coach John Kavanagh MMA

'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.

# sbg-ireland - Sunday 18 August, 2013

McGregor dominates in Boston to record another UFC victory The Notorious This post contains videos

McGregor dominates in Boston to record another UFC victory

The Irish MMA fighter overcame Max Holloway by unanimous decision on his US debut.

# sbg-ireland - Saturday 17 August, 2013

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.

# sbg-ireland - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

McGregor will have Ireland's first UFC fighter in his corner for Boston bout MMA

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.

# sbg-ireland - Friday 31 May, 2013

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.

# sbg-ireland - Saturday 25 May, 2013

We don't blame Cian Healy for not wanting to fight old pal Cathal Pendred MMA This post contains videos

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.

# sbg-ireland - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

'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.