Monthly Archives: July 2016

Repealing the 8th, social media and extremes

Today we are getting controversial. I won’t talk much about the ins and outs of repealing the 8th amendment of the Irish constitution, this blog is about each side of the debate, their similarities and their differences. Before we get … Continue reading

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Bad business, UFC using pro wrestling and the countdown to McGregor v Diaz

Another week on from the craziest UFC event (in terms of drug test failures) and a week closer to the next biggest card of all time, that being UFC202. In between the two there is a lull in the events. … Continue reading

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Golf, the Olympics, Amateur Status and Arrogance.

Today we take a complete right turn in terms of sport. We go from the testosterone fuelled (according to USADA) world of mixed martial arts to the calm and relaxed world of golf. A game that has driven more people … Continue reading

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UFC 200, Emotional Rollercoasters, Beasts and Underestimation

So now it is time to exhale. Last week was a roller coaster of emotion in MMA and the relaxing of this week is like an ice bath after training. It feels strange but good. I’ll be honest with you. … Continue reading

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Fights, Failures, Fragility and Legacy

So, have you heard any news lately? If someone came up to you and said that the main event of UFC200 is off due to a failed drugs test, you wouldn’t believe it. You wouldn’t believe that a fighter would … Continue reading

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