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Jonny Byrne is an aspiring MMA Journalist who loves all things MMA. He's currently studying Law in Ireland and is Station Manager of his University Radio Station. Follow him on twitter - @MMATakeover_


Khabib Nurmagomedov reveals when he wants to fight next

By Jonathan Byrne / April 1, 2017

It’s been a year of up and downs for ‘The Eagle’. Outside of Conor McGregor, Ronda Rousey, and maybe some legends like GSP and Anderson Silva, Khabib Nurmagomedov has one of the strongest followings in the UFC, period. His fan base in Russia is overwhelmingly huge. He regularly gets swamped in public and the Russian […]


Boxer David Haye has spoken to UFC about Jimi Manuwa superfight

By Jonathan Byrne / April 1, 2017

It seems like the MMA fighter vs. Boxer matchup is more sought after than ever.  Fresh off the heels of a knockout victory in his home country, Jimi Manuwa was quick to call the shots on his next opponent(s). Understandably wanting the winner of DC and Rumble – Manuwa made an unusual request for an […]


Paige VanZant could retire soon according to coach

By Jonathan Byrne / March 31, 2017

But.. she was just getting started? There aren’t many MMA Fighters that transcend the sport and make a name for themselves outside of the Octagon. Paige VanZant is one of few active fighters to have done that. Appearing on the last season of ‘Dancing With the Stars’, VanZant’s popularity is at an all time high. […]


Cyborg vacates Invicta title, wants shot at Germaine De Randamie

By Jonathan Byrne / March 26, 2017

Cris Cyborg has her sights set on UFC Featherweight Gold. Late 2016 was a troubling time for Featherweight Cris Cyborg. Months removed from a dominant win over Lina Lansberg in her home country, you’d expect everything to be on an upward trajectory. Sadly that was not the case. Cyborg was admitted to hospital after the […]


Bellator are bringing a supercard PPV to Madison Square Garden in NYC

By Jonathan Byrne / March 26, 2017

Bellator are bringing some of the sport’s most prolific legends to MSG in June.  In an unprecedented move, Bellator have announced a massive PPV to take place in June. The PPV will be called Bellator NYC with the rest of the card making up Bellator 180. The event will take place in the legendary Madison Square Garden in […]

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