Graham Boylan on Cage Warriors’ Expansion, the SMMAF Situation, the UFC and More

The Summer of 2014 would have you believe that it has been a quiet few months for Europe’s biggest mixed martial arts promotion, Cage Warriors Fighting Championship. After their mammoth Cage Warriors 69: Super Saturday event that took place back in early June, the London-based promotion opted to take some “time off” while the World Cup took place in Brazil, and will host their first event in over two months next Saturday in Dublin. “Time off” is a massive overstatement though when taking into consideration how much the likes of CEO Graham Boylan, Paul Dollery, Ian Dean and the rest […]


Phil Harris Explains Rollercoaster Re-signing with UFC, Vows to Finish Neil Seery In Dublin [Exclusive]

Phil Harris will become a part of Irish MMA history when he fights on the UFC Fight Night 46 card in Dublin on July 19. However, the British flyweight had a rather unusual path to getting a bout on the promotion’s highly anticipated return to Irish shores. On April 5, Harris was cut from the UFC after suffering two successive losses in the promotion, to John Lineker and Louis Gaudinot respectively. Later that day, Harris signed a five-fight deal with Cage Warriors and was set to fight Kurban Gadzhiev on April 18. Then, in a strange turn of events, it […]


Zak Cummings Talks Dublin Fight with Nelson, Being the Underdog and TUF 17 Experience [Exclusive]

There are a lot of reasons to be excited for next week’s UFC Fight Night in Dublin. There’s the excellent main event between Conor McGregor and Diego Brandao. There’s the flyweight title contender grudge match between Ian McCall and Brad Pickett. Then there’s the UFC debuts of Cathal Pendred and Paddy Holohan. What many were also looking forward to was a fight between two of the hottest prospects in the UFC’s stacked welterweight division – Gunnar Nelson and Ryan LaFlare. Unfortunately however, the injury bug has struck this Dublin event like so many before it, and LaFlare was forced to […]