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Irish Fists are Flying in the UFC

 

 
Led by featherweight sensation Conor McGregor, the well-documented rise of Irish MMA in the UFC hit an emphatic peak on July 19, 2014, when McGregor, Cathal Pendred, Paddy Holohan and Norman Parke packed the O2 in Dublin for a UFC Fight Night event in which they all emerged victorious.

But that was apparently just the beginning, with Aisling Daly, Paul Redmond and Joseph Duffy joining the fray while veteran Neil Seery continues to impress, making it clear that the UFC’s Irish Invasion is only going to get bigger.

To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, let’s take a look at the current stars hailing from the Emerald Isle.

CONOR McGREGOR
 

The Dream Becomes Reality

A True Believer

Conor McGregor Invades Las Vegas

Conor McGregor Says ‘The Time is Now’ for His Stardom in the UFC

Conor McGregor, Captivating Leader of the Irish MMA Movement, Was Born To Fight

Conor McGregor Shifts Focus To Jose Aldo, Featherweight Title


AISLING DALY
 

 
Meet the Strawweights


JOSEPH DUFFY
 


It’s the Future that Matters for Joseph Duffy


 
PADDY HOLOHAN
 


Serious Business with a Smile

There’s Only One Paddy Holohan


NORMAN PARKE
 


Northern Ireland’s Great MMA Hope

Working for the Weekend

Fighting for a Finish

Parke Seeks Eleventh Straight in Brazil

Calm in the Midst of Chaos


CATHAL PENDRED
 


TUF 19 Profile

A Long Time Coming

Reflections on Dublin

Now the Show Begins

Cathal Pendred Finally Gets His Homecoming Fight


PAUL REDMOND
 


After Nightmare Start the UFC Dream Becomes a Reality


 
NEIL SEERY
 


Working Man


THE IRISH INVASION
 
The Fighting Irish's Dublin Takeover

John Kavanagh: Irish MMA's Game Changer