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Exclusive: IMMAF CEO & IAPA’s John Kavanagh to meet Minister Michael Ring on Wednesday

IMMAF CEO Densign White has confirmed he will be in Dublin tomorrow for talks alongside IAPA President John Kavanagh. The duo will meet with Minister of Sport Michael Ring, CEO of Irish Sports Council John Treacy and other officials, for further discussions in relation to regulation of MMA events in the Rep. of Ireland. The issue has come to the fore after the tragic and premature passing of Portuguese fighter Joao Carvalho at TEF 1 event in Dublin, April 9th. The IMMAF CEO revealed exclusively to Niall McGrath of Talking Brawls that talks will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, April 27th. […]

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Paddy Holohan announces retirement

Irish flyweight Paddy “The Hooligan” Holohan has announced his retirement from MMA. The SBG fighter (12-2-1 MMA, 3-2 UFC) released a statement on his Facebook page this afternoon. Holohan revealed he’s been forced to retire due to a rare blood factor. The statement read: “I’ve known this announcement was coming for a week or more now and it has only felt worse the more I have thought about it. I am forced to retire from MMA. I was born with a factor missing in my blood called Factor XIII. I never disclosed it then or now, it came to the UFC’s […]

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Episode 104 of the Talking Brawls MMA.com Podcast featuring: Dylan Tuke & Jose “Shorty” Torres

Ireland’s premiere MMA show is back with Niall McGrath & Jorden Curran. We talk about Conor McGregor being pulled from UFC 200, his statement & lots more. We also break down UFC 197, talk Bellator UK & more. Plus interviews with BAMMA’s Dylan Tuke & Titan FC’s Shorty Torres. You can also listen to the show by subscribing to The Talking Brawls MMA.com Podcast on iTunes: audio feed here; Download previous episodes here , via TuneIn here & via Stitcher here . (for mobile phone listening download the Podomatic, Stitcher, TuneIn Radio or iTunes apps) You can follow us on […]

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Exclusive: Paul Redmond vs. Jack McGann set for BAMMA 26

Dublin’s Paul Redmond will make his BAMMA debut against Jack McGann in a lightweight bout at BAMMA 26. The event takes place in Dublin’s 3Arena, June 4th. BAMMA officials confirmed the news exclusively with Talking Brawls. Redmond hasn’t fought since losing to Robert Whiteford at UFC Fight Night Glasgow, last July. The UFC veteran (10-6 MMA, 0-0 BAMMA) went 0-2 in his stint with the promotion, competing in the featherweight division. Video: Talking Brawls Youtube Redmond now returns to lightweight for the fight with Liverpudlian, McGann. The Team Ryano stand-out believes it’s a fantastic fight for the fans. “He’s a highly touted […]

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Episode 101 of the Talking Brawls MMA.com podcast featuring: Petesy Carroll, Paul Redmond & Art Davie

Episode #101 of the Talking Brawls MMA.com podcast. Niall McGrath and guest co-host Andreas Georgiou look back at UFC 196 and talk about potential matches for UFC 200. Petesy Carroll from Fightland, Irish Mirror & Severe MMA.com joins Niall to give his thoughts on UFC 196 & what’s next for Diaz and McGregor. Next up, Paul Redmond stops by to talk about signing for BAMMA, weight cutting, his return to lightweight & more. UFC creator and potential UFC Hall of fame inductee Art Davie joins Niall to talk about his upcoming movie based on his book, modern day promotion of […]

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Podcast: UFC 196 review LIVE show replay

Listen to Sunday’s live show replay. Niall McGrath & Andreas Georgiou give their immediate reaction to the events that took place at UFC 196. Make sure to follow us on MIXLR for future live broadcasts You can also listen to the show by subscribing to The Talking Brawls MMA.com Podcast on iTunes: audio feed here; Download previous episodes here , via TuneIn here & via Stitcher here . (for mobile phone listening download the Podomatic, Stitcher, TuneIn Radio or iTunes apps) You can follow us on twitter here Make sure you subscribe to our Youtube channel here for exclusive video […]

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Episode 100 of the Talking Brawls MMA.com Podcast featuring: Damon Martin, Jeff Aronson & Joseph Duffy

Big UFC 196 preview on this week’s show. Niall McGrath & Andreas Georgiou break down the card in detail, talk UFC London & more. We also welcome Damon Martin from Fox Sports.com to give an U.S perspective on this weekend’s massive event. Jeff Aronson also stops by to talk about Titan FC’s card which takes place this Friday Night on UFC Fight Pass. Irish lightweight Joseph Duffy stops by to talk about all thing Tristar, Montreal, UFC 196 & what he wants next. You can also listen to the show by subscribing to The Talking Brawls MMA.com Podcast on iTunes: […]

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Episode 99 of Talking Brawls MMA.com Podcast featuring: Rhys McKee, Mark Andrew & Tom Breese

Niall McGrath and Andreas Giorgiou (Simon Head is on holiday) talk Ronda Rousey, GSP, Overeem, Sterling and preview UFC Fight Night Pittsburgh. Plus interviews with Rhys McKee, Mark Andrew and Tom Breese. You can also listen to the show by subscribing to The Talking Brawls MMA.com Podcast on iTunes: audio feed here; Download previous episodes here , via TuneIn here & via Stitcher here . (for mobile phone listening download the Podomatic, Stitcher, TuneIn Radio or iTunes apps) You can follow us on twitter here Make sure you subscribe to our Youtube channel here for exclusive video interviews with some […]