It's that time of the year. In January of 2018, I wrote an article on 10 New Year's Resolutions for MMA in 2018. Let's take a look at how they fared. Did these resolutions come true? I'll answer by yes/no/maybe. For another transcendent star to be born in the UFC - This didn't quite happen. Daniel... Continue Reading →
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-2ft7s-97ecf8 Jonny Byrne and Barry Walsh bring you a new episode of the Atlantic Sports MMA Podcast. This week, they talk about how they got into MMA and discuss some of the first fights they saw. They then go in to a debate on whether the UFC was better in the old days or the... Continue Reading →
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-sd3r9-975e3f Jonny Byrne and Barry Walsh are back this week to talk all things MMA. In this week's episode, they go through a number of items that have been dominating the headlines, including Greg Hardy, Nate Diaz, GSP & TJ Dillashaw. They then give their take on a slew of recent fight announcements. The podcast... Continue Reading →
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-p265c-96e115 Jonny Byrne and Barry Walsh sit down for this week's podcast to recap UFC 227. TJ Dillashaw gets the best of rival Cody Garbrandt and DJ 'Mighty Mouse' is decrowned by new Flyweight king Henry Cejudo. Also, the lads mull over the announcement of Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov and other notable upcoming fights.
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-q4yiu-94d18e Jonny Byrne and Barry Walsh recap the bumber UFC 226 card that saw Daniel Cormier become Heavyweight Champion. They talk what's next for the main card fighters and the big DC vs Brock fight down the line. Also on the podcast, a recap of the TUF 27 Finale, the UFC Hall of Fame 2018... Continue Reading →
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-3g3t7-946c93 Jonny Byrne and Barry Walsh break down the UFC Fight Night: Singapore card and Leon Edward's big win. It was a big news week for Bellator with the announcement of Rory MacDonald vs. Gegard Mousasi. Also talk about a few MMA retirements, the Boy Squad and anticipate next week's mega UFC 226 card.
Athletes are used to pressure. Whether that comes in the form of general publicity, the eyes that watch their every move or the expectation placed on their shoulders. Being an athlete is more than just training and practicing your craft. In MMA, it is no different, and many fighters even place higher expectations on themselves... Continue Reading →
The recent UFC 223 pull-out massacre was a whirlwind of emotions for most. From deserving contenders to superfights to who the hell is going to step in? It was a bizarre set of events. In actual fact, the anticipation for high caliber fights being pulled is far greater than it was before. With grueling weight... Continue Reading →
The Facts It was a series of events that made headlines across the world. One of the most prominent figures in sport today, Conor McGregor, succumbed to a fit of rage that resulted in the damaging of a UFC fighter bus that caused injuries to several people. I've seen the media lap up this story,... Continue Reading →