We've got 5 copies of John Kavanagh's new book and we want you to have them

Ireland’s leading MMA coach tells his story in ‘Win or Learn’, which hit the shelves this week.

JOHN KAVANAGH, coach to many of Ireland’s top mixed martial artists at Straight Blast Gym in Dublin, released his autobiography this week.  


‘Win or Learn’ charts Kavanagh’s journey from growing up in Dublin to becoming one of the most successful coaches in MMA.

Co-authored by our own Paul Dollery, the book offers a fascinating insight into Kavanagh’s life, including his close relationship with MMA superstar and reigning UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor.

That was evidenced in the first exclusive extract from the book, which was published here on The42 earlier this week and delved into the aftermath of McGregor’s defeat to Nate Diaz at UFC 196 back in March.

Penguin Ireland have given us five copies of ‘Win or Learn’ to give away. To be in with a chance of winning one, just tell us who you believe is the greatest coach/manager in Irish sporting history in the comments section below.

We’ll select the winners at 5pm on Friday, 24 June.

‘Win or Learn — MMA, Conor McGregor & Me: A Trainer’s Journey’ by John Kavanagh is published by Penguin Ireland. Click here to order your copy. John will be signing copies of his book on Saturday, 25 June at 12 noon in Eason’s, O’Connell Street. John is also giving a public interview — ‘An Evening With John Kavanagh’ — at the Mansion House on Saturday, 25 June at 5pm, and tickets can be purchased by clicking here.

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