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#Joao Carvalho

# joao-carvalho - Friday 9 February, 2018

Shane Ross: MMA bosses must stop 'dragging their feet' on safety after inquest into death of fighter

Joao Carvalho died on 11 April 2016 after he was knocked out during an MMA fight in the National Boxing Stadium.

# joao-carvalho - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Joao Carvalho inquest rules misadventure - fighter was hit with 41 blows to head MMA

Joao Carvalho inquest rules misadventure - fighter was hit with 41 blows to head

Joao Carvalho died on 11 April 2016 after he was knocked out during an MMA fight in the National Boxing Stadium

# joao-carvalho - Friday 6 January, 2017

From The42 Minister for Sport Shane Ross vows to tackle 'disturbing' MMA Looking Ahead

Minister for Sport Shane Ross vows to tackle 'disturbing' MMA

The sport has split the nation, particularly since the death of Joao Carvalho in April.

# joao-carvalho - Monday 8 August, 2016

Poll: Is it time for Mixed Martial Arts to be recognised as a legitimate sport in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it time for Mixed Martial Arts to be recognised as a legitimate sport in Ireland?

An RTÉ report today suggests the Irish Martial Arts Commission is firmly against recognising MMA as a sport here.

# joao-carvalho - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

'I want to take him home to bury him': Brother of MMA fighter Joao Carvalho speaks out

“I saw my brother on the floor. I knew something was wrong.”

From The42 MMA chiefs: We've reached out to Michael Ring but are still waiting for an invitation to meet Combat Sports

MMA chiefs: We've reached out to Michael Ring but are still waiting for an invitation to meet

The heads of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation have called for the sport to be regulated in Ireland.

# joao-carvalho - Friday 15 April, 2016

From The42 MMA event in Dublin cancelled for 'insurance and legal purposes' Caution

MMA event in Dublin cancelled for 'insurance and legal purposes'

‘WCFC Road to Dublin’ had been due to take place at the Wright Venue in Swords.

From The42 International MMA chiefs call for sport to be recognised in Ireland and regulated properly MMA

International MMA chiefs call for sport to be recognised in Ireland and regulated properly

The statement comes after the tragic death of Joao Carvalho.

# joao-carvalho - Thursday 14 April, 2016

From The42 A tragedy in cycling opened a discussion on safety, we must give MMA the same opportunity Opinion

A tragedy in cycling opened a discussion on safety, we must give MMA the same opportunity

The sport’s detractors want it banned, but there’s an opportunity to make it safer than ever in the wake of this week’s tragedy.

# joao-carvalho - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

From The42 Sport Ireland vows to work with Government to regulate MMA in Ireland Closer Look

Sport Ireland vows to work with Government to regulate MMA in Ireland

The governing body of Irish sport also added that it will not be conducting an investigation into the death of Joao Carvalho.

Gardaí investigating death of MMA fighter Joao Carvalho

The 28-year-old Portuguese fighter was hospitalised and later died following a fight against Irish fighter Charlie Ward.

From The42 Minister for Sport on MMA tragedy: 'I saw this coming' Claim

Minister for Sport on MMA tragedy: 'I saw this coming'

Michael Ring says he has had “grave concerns” about the sport for a long time.

# joao-carvalho - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

From The42 Conor McGregor: 'It is easy for those on the outside to criticise our way of living' Reaction

Conor McGregor: 'It is easy for those on the outside to criticise our way of living'

The Irish MMA star was speaking in reaction to the death of Portuguese fighter Joao Carvalho.

From The42 Charlie Ward's father: 'He didn't go out to kill anyone' Tragedy

Charlie Ward's father: 'He didn't go out to kill anyone'

A Portuguese fighter was hospitalised and later died following his TKO loss at Saturday’s Total Extreme Fighting MMA event in Dublin.

From The42 MMA fighter Joao Carvalho dies after event in Dublin RIP

MMA fighter Joao Carvalho dies after event in Dublin

Joao Carvalho had undergone emergency surgery in Beaumont Hospital.

# joao-carvalho - Monday 11 April, 2016

From The42 MMA fighter rushed to hospital after Dublin event Ill

MMA fighter rushed to hospital after Dublin event

Joao Carvalho ‘fell very ill’ after his bout in the National Stadium on Saturday night.

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