UFC Dublin Fight Recap: Neil Seery VS Jon Delos Reyes

Jon Delos Reyes stepped into enemy territory with a calm and relaxed demeanour, the roaring crowd that accompanied Dublin’s Seery didn’t seem to phase the American, this was always going to be a war. Seery came on strong early, getting the better of the exchanges as both men traded shots inside the pocket. The Irishman landed a solid two punch combo and finished it off with a hard leg kick insuring that Reyes was the first to shoot for a takedown, after the unsuccessful attempt, they separated and the American turned up the pace. Reyes threw a flying knee, landed some unorthodox […]

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UFC Dublin Fight Recap: Aisling Daly VS Ericka Almeida

Aisling Daly finally got the chance to fight at home as she was living in The Ultimate Fighter house the last time the octagon descended upon Dublin. The Irish Strawweight looked to be in the best shape of her life at the weigh-ins, as she made her way to the cage tonight, she sang along with her entrance music, taking in the atmosphere and loving every second of it. Under the cheers of ‘Ole, ole ole ole,’ The two women engaged early and often, Almeida managed to secure the Thai clinch and deliver some knees to the body before Aisling […]


UFC Dublin 2015 Preview and Picks

UFC Dublin 2015 Preview and Picks The UFC returns to Dublin, Ireland this Saturday October 24th, for UFC Fight Night 76. The card has taken a major hit recently with the loss of a heavyweight showdown between Stipe Miocic and Ben Rothwell, followed by the cancellation of the main event after Joseph Duffy suffered a concussion in training. Despite all that the 3 arena will once again play host to some of the best fighters Ireland has to offer and welcome a sold out crowd hoping to re-create some of the magic from last year’s historic event. Patrick Holohan VS. […]

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Episode 84 of the Talking Brawls MMA.com Podcast featuring: Adriano Albuquerque of Combate & UFC Featherweight Mirsad Bektic

Our first podcast since returning from UFC 189 & UFC Fight Night San Diego. Niall McGrath is joined by Jorden Curran from MMA Plus.co.uk. We talk T.J Dillashaw, UFC ON FOX 16, BAMMA 22, Jose Aldo, Conor McGregor & UFC Dublin 2015 after Joseph Duffy vs. Dustin Poirier was announced as main-event. Two guests also stop by. First up, Adriano Albuquerque from Brazil’s premiere MMA website Combate joins us to talk Renan Barao, McGregor/Aldo, UFC 190 & more. (13 mins) UFC Featherweight Mirsad Bektic also stops by to talk about representing Bosnian people, his desire to become a featherweight champion, […]


Fantasy Matchmaking – UFC Dublin 2015

The UFC will return to Dublin on October 24th 2015. The 3Arena will again play host to the event and after last years incredible success, there are no shortage of fighters clamouring for a spot on the card. No bouts have been announced thus far, however with the majority of Ireland’s UFC talent having competed in the last two weeks, we can expect the official announcements to begin soon. Until then we take a look at how the card might shape up, from the fights we expect to see, to the fights we want to see. Some may be more […]

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UFC Dublin 2015 set for Three Arena

UFC have confirmed they will return to Dublin in October. It will be the third event the promotion have held in the nation’s capital. Dana White confirmed the promotions return to Talkingbrawls’ Niall McGrath at ‘UFC 189: World tour press conference,’ last March. Speaking last May on Talkingbrawls MMA Podcast, now former UFC EMEA Senior-Vice president David Allen confirmed the promotions would return to Three Arena. Joe Carr, Vice President of International for UFC commented: “Ireland has been such an important market to the UFC and we couldn’t let a year go by without delivering another spectacular event for the fans […]

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

Gus Ryan of Independent.ie 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 […]