Jose Aldo out, Conor McGregor will now face Chad Mendes at UFC 189

Early on Wednesday morning, UFC fans across Ireland will wake up to the news many have been dreading since last week. The now infamous injured rib has proven to be more serious than originally reported and featherweight champion Jose Aldo has pulled out of his scheduled UFC 189 bout with Conor McGregor. Just hours after Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta gave interviews in New York, talking about their supreme confidence in the fight going ahead, the former appeared on ESPN’s SportsCenter along with McGregor to reveal the news that will break Irish hearts. Video: Fancy M This will be the […]

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Episode 83 of the Talking Brawls MMA.com Podcast featuring: Jose Aldo’s Sparring Partner Jonas Bilharinho

It’s a fast paced show this week after a crazy week in the world of MMA. Fresh back from UFC Berlin Niall is joined by special guest co-host Andreas M. Georgiou of MMAPlus.co.uk. First up on the show we talk about Jose Aldo’s injury and speculate if the bout will take place on July 11. We then turn our attention to UFC Berlin to look back at Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s dominant victory over Jessica Penne. Andreas and Niall also talk about shock departure of UFC EMEA Chief David Allen. Next up, we welcome in Jose Aldo’s Sparring Partner Jonas Bilharinho to […]

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Conor McGregor asked at UFC Dublin media day if he’s sure Aldo fight will happen

Amid reports of Jose Aldo being forced out of the scheduled UFC 189 featherweight title bout with Conor McGregor on July 11. Talkingbrawls’ Niall McGrath asked McGregor at UFC 189 Media day in Dublin if he thinks the fight will definitely happen. Watch his response below: Video: Talkingbrawls Youtube

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BT Sport set for unprecedented coverage of UFC 189

UFC 189 is being billed as the biggest UFC event in mixed martial arts history. The stacked card takes place July 11 at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena featuring a headline bout between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor for the World featherweight title. UFC EMEA Senior Vice-President David Allen spoke with talking brawls mma last week in Berlin and confirmed BT Sport will have unprecedented coverage of the July 11 event. “ You will see programming every-single-day of that week. We’ve got new things going on. BT are coming out and setting up a studio in las Vegas. We can’t […]