Faces of MMAeth – Paddy Holohan

It is with great sadness that we at Cage Burn today wave goodbye to a legendary Irish pioneer in the arena of no-holds-barred unarmed combat with an honourary posting to the halls of MMAeth. Paddy Holohan has just announced his retirement and – all joking aside – this sudden and unexpected news has robbed the MMA community of a unique and inspirational figure. Paddy ‘The … Continue reading Faces of MMAeth – Paddy Holohan

Faces of MMAeth – Diego Brandao

Poor old Diego’s on a bit of a downward spiral. After a widely publicised loss to a fellow MMAeth abuser he got back into the wins column for a couple of bouts, even netting a Performance of the Night bonus vs Katsunori Kikuno with a TKO in Japan. However, after testing positive for Marijuana following a triangle choke loss after a spirited contest vs Brian … Continue reading Faces of MMAeth – Diego Brandao

Faces of MMAeth – Tony Ferguson

Tony Ferguson goes by “El Cucuy” as a fighter, which is simply Spanish for “the boogeyman.” After recently pulling out of a scheduled fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov in a bout most assumed would determine the next challenger for the lightweight title questions began to be asked. Is Ferguson facing a boogeyman of his own? Looking at the image above, a stark contrast can be seen. A healthy, smiling … Continue reading Faces of MMAeth – Tony Ferguson

Faces of MMAeth – Jon Jones

Jonathan “Bones” Jones, one of the greatest fighters of all-time, is not even impervious to MMAeth’s pervasive grasp. On top of the world at one moment, in the depths of addiction the next, the former UFC Light Heavyweight champion nearly lost it all while battling his demons. How can you tell if a friend or fighter close to you is struggling? Erratic behaviour, running from … Continue reading Faces of MMAeth – Jon Jones

Faces of MMAeth – Conor McGregor

The Notorious One was allegedly spotted walking around Dublin’s Abbey Street asking for “a Euro for the bus” before his bout with Diego Brandao on 19 July 2014. It seems this brush with MMAeth was enough of a scare for the svelt Crumlin man; he has since moved up to the Light Heavyweight division and is rumoured to be taking on the forces of Heaven at … Continue reading Faces of MMAeth – Conor McGregor