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[UPDATE] UFC Bantamweight Claims Sean O’Malley Has Accepted Fight

According to Brian Kelleher, he and "Sugar" Sean O'Malley have an upcoming engagement. Last month, Kelleher shot his shot when calling out O'Malley for a fight. Kelleher felt that the fact that he was unranked put him at an advantage to get accepted by O'Malley. This is because O'Malley has...

Brian Kelleher Doesn’t Like How Sean O’Malley Handled His First Loss

Brian Kelleher isn't a fan of how Sean O'Malley handled his UFC 252 loss to Marlon Vera. After the fight, O'Malley made it clear Vera did not beat him, but instead his ankle injury was the reason he lost. He also believed he was dominating the fight until his ankle...

UFC 246 Highlights: Brian Kelleher Taps Ode Osbourne

Brian Kelleher tapped Ode Osbourne at the UFC 246 event.  The two fighters met in a bantamweight bout at the UFC 246 pay-per-view event from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday night (January 18, 2020). In an upset, Kelleher got the win despite being an underdog.  It didn’t...

Two Bouts Added to UFC 230 Card in New York City

The UFC 230 card in New York City has two more bouts for fight fans to sink their teeth into. UFC 230 will take place inside Madison Square Garden on Nov. 3. The card doesn't have a main event yet but a surefire barn burner between Dustin Poirier and Nate...

John Lineker Praises Brian Kelleher’s Durability Following UFC 224

John Lineker has nothing but respect for Brian Kelleher following their UFC 224 bout. Lineker and Kelleher did battle on the main card of UFC 224 this past Saturday night (May 12). Kelleher was resilient, but in the end Lineker's power was simply too much. "Hands of Stone" earned a...

Sean O’Malley Thankful for Brian Kelleher Knock Out

John Lineker wasn’t the only person happy to see Brian Kelleher knocked unconscious at UFC 224 in Brazil. Prior to UFC 222, Brian Kelleher took to Twitter and made no secret whom he was rooting for in the Sean O’Malley/Andre Soukhhamthath bout: https://twitter.com/brianboom135/status/969589598065168385 Kelleher, clearly no fan of the “Sugar Show,” acts...

Brian Kelleher: Just Another Fighter To Main Event Card After Jesus Moment

From his own perspective, Brian Kelleher considered himself one of many in the fight game. He saw himself as just another fighter. He had a winning record at 10-7 but he felt little split him apart from the millions of other fighters around the world. Kelleher lost to Andy Main...

Brian Kelleher on John Lineker: ‘He’s Somewhat One-Dimensional’

Brian Kelleher feels he's ready to take out John Lineker. Kelleher will do battle with perhaps his toughest opponent yet. He'll go one-on-one with Lineker on the main card of UFC 224. The action is set to take place inside the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. May 12 is the date of...
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Renan Barao-Brian Kelleher Scheduled for UFC on FOX 28 From Orlando

Former interim UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao will take on Brian Kelleher at UFC on FOX 28 this February. Barao (34-5) has posted a 9-4 record inside the Octagon, including a recent decision loss to Aljamain Sterling. He is just 2-4 over his last six fights. Kelleher (18-8) is an ex-Ring...

Brian Kelleher Eyeing Bout With John Lineker in December

Brian Kelleher has his sights set on John Lineker. Yesterday (Oct. 21), Kelleher took on Damian Stasiak inside the Ergo Arena in Gdansk, Poland. Kelleher won the bout via third-round TKO. It was a bounce back win for "Boom" after his quick submission loss to Marlon Vera. Kelleher recently told the media...
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UFC Fight Night 118: Poland Books Brian Kelleher-Damian Stasiak

Bantamweights Brian Kelleher and Damian Stasiak have agreed to square off at UFC Fight Night 118 this year. Kelleher (17-8) earned a victory over Iuri Alcantara in his debut in Brazil this past June, scoring a submission. He tried to make it 2-for-2 vs. Marlon Vera, but was submitted in...

UFC on FOX 25 Highlights: Marlon Vera Submits Brian Kelleher

Marlon Vera pulled off a "Submission of the Night" worthy armbar against Brian Kelleher. Earlier tonight (July 22), Vera took on Kelleher on the UFC Fight Pass portion of UFC on FOX 25. Coming into the fight, Vera had won two straight bouts. He made it three with a highlight...
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Brazilian Bad Boy Brian Kelleher Booked at UFC on FOX 25 vs. Marlon Vera

Fresh off an impressive upset of Iuri Alcantara in Brazil at UFC 212, Brian Kelleher will get to fight closer to home. The 30-year-old has signed to meet Marlon Vera at UFC on FOX 25, Newsday reported. Kelleher (17-7) made his UFC debut this past weekend, scoring a first round submission...

John Lineker on Brian Kelleher: ‘It Doesn’t Make Sense For me to Fight Him’

John Lineker doesn't feel a bout with Brian Kelleher does much for him. Lineker is looking to return to mixed martial arts (MMA) competition after suffering a fractured jaw in his bout with T.J. Dillashaw. "Hands of Stone" was recently called out by Kelleher, who is coming off a submission...

Brian Kelleher Says Crowd at UFC 212 Threw Beer Cans at Him

Brian Kelleher didn't make any new fans in Brazil at UFC 212. Following his stunning submission victory over Iuri Alcantara, Kelleher went off on the crowd in Rio de Janeiro. He repeated the phrase "uh vai morrer" and told the crowd to quiet down. This angered fans and the boos...