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BAMMA 22 Live Updates

Main Card Main Event Featherweight Title Bout: Tom DuQuesnoy (145lbs) vs. Brendan Loughnane (144.8lbs) Neither man looks timid on the feet starting out. Both men connecting & both having their moments as the aggressor. Loughnane rocks a Duquesne a couple of times. The French man looking like he may want the takedown now. However, he landed some nice leg kicks at the closing of the round.  Second round, DuQuesnoy hits a duck under takedown. Loughnane scrambles to the feet however. Loughnane using his range well on the feet. DuQuesnoy lands a hard left hand on Loughnane, but he recovers well. […]

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The “Stitch” Debacle

   Unless you have been living under a rock, you no doubt have had your social media timeline blowing up with reports on veteran cutman Jacob “Stitch” Duran being released by Zuffa LLC. As of now, “Stitch” will no longer be keeping the UFC’s fighters cut free or limiting the damage thereof. There has been much talk from combatants, MMA media & fans alike about the injustice of his departure from the elite fighting organisation. This whole thing came about with Duran voicing out his concerns in the media over lost sponsorship & unlike the athletes, not having it somewhat […]

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Neil Seery Out To Prove Himself Tonight

   With all the hype of going into tonight’s “McGregor show” at UFC 189, it can be easy to overlook the fights earlier in the evening. Neil “2 Tap” Seery takes on Louis Smolka. Both men are hovering around just outside the top 15. Many of Seery’s supporters & even the media that knows how good & exciting he is, have complained that he keeps getting placed on the Fight Pass Prelims. “But I’ve put in all the work over the years… a lot of people doubted me over it for years”. If Seery wins tonight, he will be on […]

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UFC 189 – What’s On the Line?

   After a hiatus of sorts, TalkingBrawls’ resident column is back. This Saturday, is undoubtedly the biggest fight in Irish MMA history. #3 UFC Featherweight “The Notorious” Conor McGregor attempts to be the first Irish fighter & fourth European to win a UFC title. Featherweight #1 contender Chad “Money” Mendes steps in on two & a half weeks notice for the Champion Jose Aldo due to the latter having to withdraw from the contest due to a controversial rib injury. Despite the fight being relegated from a Featherweight World Championship to an Interim Championship match up, the bout has retained […]