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# Martial Arts

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# Jiu-Jitsu
'I came here and some wee small fella basically handed my ass to me'
Kieran McGeeney discusses his involvement at Straight Blast Gym, Ireland’s top mixed martial arts facility.
# Martial Arts
Nani's unveiling at Valencia was a little out of the ordinary
The Euro 2016 winner took part in some capoeira at the Mestalla last night.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the Sports Council provide funding for MMA in Ireland?
Conor McGregor has inspired a new generation of fighters – is it time the sport was recognised?
# yass queen
This 10-year-old Irish karate kid kicked ass on Ellen yesterday
Jesse Jane McParland is. A. Boss.
# Take a Break
Take a break and watch this amazing stuntman recreate moves from Tekken
Hopping phoenix, clean sweep, deadly current – you name the move and this guy can pull it off.
# karate chop
This little boy trying to break a board in Taekwondo is the internet's new hero
# Fight Back
Woman fought off sex offender who told her to 'be quiet and do as I tell you'
The woman managed to knock out her attacker.
# karate kid
This 3-year-old karate student is impossibly cute
Her name is Sophie, and she’s badass.
# Conor McGregor
'UFC isn't ultra-violent, it's incredible' - Senator defends MMA
Averil Power said other sports are much more dangerous.
# at the movies
Netflix is going to be releasing its first original movie next year...
And it’s a sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.
Opinion: Let's move past the stereotypes and support our homegrown MMA athletes
Do you dismiss mixed martial arts as savage, dangerous and chaotic? Well, just think about how the average American might perceive hurling. It’s all about understanding the skill involved.
# always on my fist
Willie Nelson is getting a black belt in martial arts today
He’s eighty years old.
# cute combat
Two little girls have the most adorable Judo fight ever
Bow down!
# Interview
The Irish martial artist who's just won four gold medals at the Wushu Championships in China
Adrian Kearns chats to about his phenomenal recent achievements.
# that was unexpected
You will not believe what the highest grossing film in the world was last weekend
It earned a whopping $46 million.
# full set
Judo World Cup gold for Kearney while Thompson and Fleming also medal
It’s been a profitable trip to Mauritius for Irish Judoka.
# flying timber
Taekwon-Do instructor kicks board into little girl's face
This Scot should have quit while he was behind.
# Pow!
VIDEO: Phone thief feels the pain of a victim with martial arts training
She takes him down. All the way down.
# gone to the movies
The 9 most important martial arts (movie) kicks of all time
Michael Fassbender is about to get his ass kicked by a girl.
# Everybody was...
Leinster House staff given jiu-jitsu training to deter angry intruders
19 Oireachtas ushers have been sent on a training course to prepare for any physical confrontation from the public.
# short lived
Controversy reigns in judo competition as judges overturn winning decision
Cho Jun-Ho of South Korea thought he was through to an Olympic semi-final. He was wrong.
# pic of the day
Everybody Was Kung Fu Fighting Pic of the Day
No comment.
# US Courts
Stabbing spree killer proposes to Kim Kardashian during court appearance
Maksim Gelman is serving 200 years in prison for killing four people in February 2011.
# Skills
WATCH: Sandro thinks the Spurs dressing room is a martial arts dojo
Football isn’t the only thing the Tottenham midfielder is passion about, it seems.
# Martial Arts
72-year-old Dubliner promoted to Taekwon-do grandmaster
Robert Howard is only the eighth man in the world, and the first European, to be ranked as Saseong – with a ninth-degree black belt.