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Episode 77 of the Talking Brawls Podcast featuring: Jessica Eye & Patrick Cote

Gus Ryan of joins Niall McGrath on this week’s show as guest co-host. First up on the show we react to the much talked about UFC 189 World Tour fan event in Dublin. Next up, Jessica Eye joins Niall to talk about her freshly announced fight with Miesha Tate for the women’s bantamweight number 1 contenders spot. Jessica talks about of Miesha’s disrespect for her and shares stories of previous dialogue the two have had in the past. She also talks Ronda Rousey and why she’s the one to stop the bantamweight champions path of destruction. Up next, we […]


#62 Talking Brawls Podcast: featuring Patrick Cote & Paddy Holohan

Stacked line-up this week on the podcast. First up on the show this week we review the action from UFC 177 last weekend. Next up we start our build-up to UFC 178 and are joined by Patrick Cote as he prepares for Stephen Thompson, Patrick also looks back at his time as coach on TUF Nations. Paddy Holohan joins us to talk about UFC Dublin and his recently announced match against Louis Gaudinot. Last but not least we preview UFC FIight Night: Jacare vs. Mousasi which takes place this weekend. You can also listen to the show by subscribing to The Talking […]


TUF Nations Finale: What’s On the Line?

For Zuffa, the very first Ultimate Fighter series was about getting the Ultimate Fighting Championship on television. The brains of the UFC had originally tried to position themselves for a TV deal which would feature an MMA broadcast reminiscent of ‘Tuesday Night Fights’, the once upon a time longest running boxing show on US Network TV. Instead, the then struggling promotion, who’s president Dana White once said that the company would never pay to be on television, placed their last bet by funding the $10 million production cost for their inaugural season of the hit reality series which debuted on […]