Bellator Dublin: The Recap

Bellator Dublin: The Recap By Ross Markey Whenever Bellator MMA's cage lands in Ireland, and particularly in Dublin - it draws an atmosphere simply like no other. The 3Arena played host to the latest trip to the capital last weekend, with the Docklands venue drawing high-praise from former Strikeforce lightweight best, and colour commentator, Josh … Continue reading Bellator Dublin: The Recap

TOMMY FRANK GETS ‘WORLD’ TITLE SHOT

TOMMY FRANK GETS ‘WORLD’ TITLE SHOT In just his 14th fight, Tommy Frank will get the opportunity of a lifetime when he challenges for the International Boxing Organisation (IBO) World Flyweight Title on March 27th in his home city of Sheffield. Promoter Dennis Hobson has produced a masterstroke by persuading Mexican champion Maximino Flores to … Continue reading TOMMY FRANK GETS ‘WORLD’ TITLE SHOT

SUGDEN TARGETS WINNER OF PITTERS-RICHARDS BRITISH TITLE SCRAP

SUGDEN TARGETS WINNER OF PITTERS-RICHARDS BRITISH TITLE SCRAP Newark battler wants Big Shak or rematch with Richards and British title on line next Newark’s Chad Sugden believes he can beat either British Light-Heavyweight title contenders Shakan Pitters or Craig Richards and wants the chance to prove it. Sugden (11-1-1, 4 KO’s) will feature on the … Continue reading SUGDEN TARGETS WINNER OF PITTERS-RICHARDS BRITISH TITLE SCRAP

UFC Auckland & The Two Forgotten Europeans

UFC Auckland & The Two Forgotten Europeans By James Lee As ever, this past weekend’s card in Auckland posed a chance for those unassuming on the UFC roster to augment themselves, but most importantly, a chance for those who once were elevated to not be forgotten amongst the masses. Arguably the pair with the most … Continue reading UFC Auckland & The Two Forgotten Europeans

Briedis: WBSS Final Is A Great Opportunity For A Small Country With Big Hearts

Briedis: WBSS Final Is A Great Opportunity For A Small Country With Big Hearts Latvia’s Mairis Briedis (26-1, 19 KOs) talks about the magnitude of the WBSS Cruiserweight Ali Trophy final four weeks ahead of his hotly-anticipated encounter with Yuniel Dorticos (24-1, 22 KOs) at the Arena Riga. “The camp is going well,” said Briedis … Continue reading Briedis: WBSS Final Is A Great Opportunity For A Small Country With Big Hearts

UFC Fight Night Auckland Fighter Profile: Paul Felder

UFC Fight Night Auckland Fighter Profile: Paul Felder By Ross Markey UFC lightweight contender, Paul 'The Irish Dragon' Felder, is steadily approaching championship contention among his division peers. The Philadelphia born striker has notched five victories consecutively at 155-pounds, and looks to make a huge leap toward the ranks top-five with a win over hometown-hero, … Continue reading UFC Fight Night Auckland Fighter Profile: Paul Felder