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MMA alive and kicking in Ireland, says promoter

New crop of talent coming through in ‘unofficial academy’ for the UFC, as Cork card a near sell-out

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
3rd November, 2019
Graham Boylan, owner of Cage Warriors

Ireland is set for another mixed martial arts (MMA) boom, according to Graham Boylan, owner of Cage Warriors.

Boylan, from Cork, took over the MMA promotion in 2010 and is bringing it back to the city for the first time since 2011 this coming Saturday night.

The event in Neptune Stadium is one of many he expects to take place in Ireland given there is a new crop of talent coming through in the sport.

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