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 […]


Cole Miller Believes “Mental Midget” McGregor is Training to Survive His Ground Game

Cole Miller proclaimed that Conor McGregor has been training to cope with his jiu-jitsu prowess, ahead of their fight at UFC Dublin. Miller remarked that the Irishman knows his own ground game is weak and he’s been taking steps to rectify it, speaking on Newstalk’s Off the Ball. “That’s why he’s going to Iceland to train with Gunnar Nelson. If he thought that his ground game was all cool he’d just be chillin’ training in Ireland. Right?” The stumped presenter responded, “I’m not sure” but Miller was adamant that McGregor’s sessions with the highly rated Icelandic welterweight was to fix […]