UFC Fight Night Dublin: Full Results – Louis Smolka defeats Paddy Holohan Via RNC

The UFC was back in Dublin, Ireland last night, Saturday, October 24th live from the 3 Arena which saw  Louis Smolka defeat Paddy Holohan via rear naked choke in the second round in a highly fought flyweight bout.

The co-main event between Reza Madadi and Norman Parke was set to be a highly charged, lightweight bout after the verbal lead up to the fight. It was again left in the hands of the judges and Norman Park managed to get the all important win.

Louis Smolka Win UFC Fight Night Dublin

Full Results

Main Card

Louis Smolka  Def  Patrick Holohan Via .Rear Naked Choke  4 min 09 secs Round 2

Norman Parke Def Reza Madadi Via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 30-27, 30-27

Darren Till vs Nicolas Dalby Declared Majority Draw  29-28(Till)  28-28 28- 28

Neil Seery  Def Jon Delos Reyes  Via Guillotine  4 min 12 secs Round 2

Preliminary Card 

Steven Ray  Def  Mickael Lebout  Via Unanimous Decision 29-28, 30-27, 30-27

Aisling Daly Def Ericka Almeida Via Unanimous Decison  30-27, 29-27, 29-28

Krzysztof Jotko  Def Scott Askham Via Split Decision 29-28, 28-29, 29-28

Tom Breese Def Cathal Pendred  Via TKO 4 mins 37 secs Round 1

Darren Elkins  Def  Robert Whiteford  Via Unanimous Decision  30-27, 30-27, 30-27

Garreth McLellan  Def  Bubba Bush  Via  TKO (GnP) 4 mins 58 secs Round 3



Darren Till vs Nicolas Dalby


Tom Breese

Neil Seery

UFC Fight Night Dublin Weigh-In Results: Holohan 126 lbs Smolka 125 lbs

The UFC is back in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday, October 24th live from the 3 Arena for a card that was due to see lightweight athletes Joseph Duffy take on Dustin Poirier in the main event, but due to an injury sustained to Joseph Duffy in his last sparring session he has been declared medically unfit and the bout cancelled.

Paddy Holohan vs Louis Smolka

The new main event will now see Paddy Holohan against Louis Smolka in a flyweight bout and the co-main is a lightweight bout between Reza Madadi and Norman Parke.

Norman Parke vs Reza Madadi

Streaming live exclusively on Fight Pass, and on delay via PICK TV (main card) in the UK, also on Setanta Ireland and 3e.

Here are the full weigh-in results:

Main Card

Patrick Holohan  126 lbs vs. Louis Smolka 125 lbs

Reza Madadi  156 lbs vs. Norman Parke  156 lbs

Nicolas Dalby   170 lbs  vs. Darren Till  171 lbs

Jon Delos Reyes  125 lbs   vs. Neil Seery  125 lbs

Preliminary Card 

Mickael Lebout  155 lbs  vs. Steven Ray  155 lbs

Ericka Almeida  115 lbs  vs. Aisling Daly 116 lbs

Scott Askham  184 lbs  vs. Krzysztof Jotko  185 lbs

Tom Breese  171 lbs  vs. Cathal Pendred  169 lbs

Darren Elkins  145 lbs  vs. Robert Whiteford  145 lbs

Bubba Bush   185 lbs  vs. Garreth McLellan  185 lbs

Fight Night Dublin: UFC On The Fly – Episode 2: Paddy Holohan

UFC Fight Night Dublin takes place at the 3 Arena this Saturday, October 24th headlined by Dustin Poirier vs Joe Duffy.

In the co-main event we see Paddy Holohan who will face Louis Smolka.

In this second episode of UFC On The Fly it features Paddy Holohan, who will face Louis Smolka in the co-main event on Saturday at Fight Night Dublin.


The UFC® announced today that UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: POIRIER vs. DUFFY, which sold out in a record-breaking 60 seconds will be airing on free to view channels in Ireland and UK.

With the huge success of last year’s event, the UFC have returned to the 3 Arena in Dublin on October 24th with six Irish stars consisting off Joseph Duffy, Norman Parke, Paddy Holohan, Neil Seery, Cathal Pendred and Aisling Daly.

Official UFC Dublin Poster

Fans in Ireland can catch action from the main card live on free to air channels Setanta Ireland and 3e, while in the UK the event will be broadcast on a delay on Pick TV. It will be broadcast in its entirety live on UFC FIGHT PASS.

“The demand for the UFC’s return to the 3Arena in Dublin has been unprecedented and we wanted to ensure all our fans would have the opportunity to see the action live,” UFC Vice President and General Manager of EMEA James Elliot said: “By providing access across three fantastic platforms, Setanta Sports, 3e and UFC FIGHT PASS, we are ensuring maximum exposure of what will be a unmissable event for fight fans.” 

Programming will start at 8:00 p.m. on 3e with UFC Breakdown followed by all of the action live from 9:00 p.m. on Setanta Ireland and 3e in Ireland and on a delay at 11:00pm on Pick TV in the UK.

3e is available on 5 on Saorview, Sky Channel 105 and UPC 106

Setanta Ireland is available on Sky Channel 423 and Virgin 401

PICK TV is available on Sky Channel 152

Click here for details on UFC Fight Pass and on how to start your free 7-day trial.

UFC® Announces Official Fight Week Fan ‘Hangout’ Event In Dublin 21st -23rd October

Full schedule of events announced for UFC Hangout including attendance of UFC fighters and Octagon Girls

UFC Fight Night Dublin

With just over two weeks to go until the sell-out event in Dublin UFC® has confirmed that Murray’s Bar on O’Connell Street will become the official “UFC hangout” for fans.

The official guest fighters travelling to Dublin, which include number two ranked welterweight  Rory MacDonald, top ten ranked featherweight  Max Holloway, top ten women’s bantamweight  Jessica Eye, will be on hand to meet fans and take part in a number of unmissable activities along with Octagon Girls Carly Baker and Kristie Pearson.

From Wednesday 21st October to Friday 23rd October  UFC will host a number of free fan events at Murray’s Bar with tickets available via Eventbrite. Events include a meet and greet, UFC Pub Quiz and Official Pre-Party.  Plus, on Friday afternoon between 4pm – 4.30pm fans will be able to watch a live stream of the official weigh-ins.


Below is a full schedule of fan activities taking place at the Official UFC Hangout at Murray’s Bar during UFC Dublin fight week;




When: Wednesday 21st October

Time: 18.30 – 20.30.

Location: Murray’s Bar: 33-34 O’Connell Street Upper, Dublin 1, Ireland.

Description: Informal Meet and greet session with guest fighters with dedicated hand wrapping station and photo opportunities.

Ticketed via Eventbrite.



When: Thursday 22nd October

Time: 19:00 – 21:00

Location: Murray’s Bar: 33-34 O’Connell Street Upper, Dublin 1, Ireland

Description: Pub quiz hosted by UFC commentator John Gooden. UFC Octagon girls Carly Baker and Kristie Pearson will also be in attendance.

Ticketed via Eventbrite.



When: Friday 23rd October

Time: 16.00 – 16.30

Location: Murray’s Bar: 33-34 O’Connell Street Upper, Dublin 1, Ireland.

Description: Live streaming of the official weighs ins.

Open to General public


When: Friday 23rd October

Time: 19.30 – 10.30

Location: Murray’s Bar: 33-34 O’Connell Street Upper, Dublin 1, Ireland

Description: Official party to celebrate UFC Dublin. Monster Energy will be providing a DJ, merchandise and the Monster Mad girls (fire breathing etc).  Guest fighters and UFC Octagon girls Carly Baker and Kristie Pearson will be in attendance.

Ticketed via Eventbrite.


For the latest information on this event, please visit www.ufc.com or follow @UFC_UK on twitter.

Darren Till Vs Nicolas Dalby added to UFC Dublin Card on October 24th

Undefeated welterweights Darren Till and Nicolas Dalby will square off on October 24th after being added to the UFC Fight Night: Poirier Vs Duffy card in Dublin, where someone’s ‘0’ has gotta go.

UFC Fight Night Dublin

Britains Darren Till is originally from Liverpool, England, who holds a professional unbeaten record of 13-0-0 and is coming off a TKO victory over Wendell Oliveria at UFC Fight Night: CONDIT vs ALVES  in May of this year.

Denmark’s Ian Dalby, who holds a professional unbeaten record of 14-0-0 and was also in action at UFC FIGHT NIGHT: CONDIT vs ALVES where he gained a decision victory over Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos.

UFC FIGHT NIGHT: POIRIER vs. DUFFY marks the UFC’s return to Dublin, following a sold out event, headlined by “The Notorious” Conor McGregor, in July 2014. With tickets to the 2014 event selling out in under an hour, fans are advised to secure their tickets to this year’s event at the earliest opportunity.

This year’s fight card will be headlined by a five round lightweight bout between Ireland’s Joseph “Irish” Duffy and top 15 ranked Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier.


Also featuring on the fight card are Dublin’s Cathal Pendred, who faces English newcomer Tom Breese, Northern Ireland’s “Stormin” Norman Parke, who meets Sweden’s Reza “Mad Dog” Madadi England’s Scott Askham who faces off against Poland’s Krzysztof Jotko and South African Garreth “Soliderboy” McLellan who will face American Bubba “The Fighting Texas Aggie” Bush.

Tickets for UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: POIRIER vs. DUFFY will go on sale to UFC FIGHT CLUB®members at 10:00 a.m. IST on Wednesday, September 2, with Sun+ subscribers also getting priority access from 12:00 p.m. IST on Wednesday.

Tickets will become available to UFC Newsletter subscribers on Friday, September 4 at 10:00 a.m. IST with general sale taking place from 12:00 p.m. IST.

In order to avoid disappointment, fans are encouraged to register their interest via this LINK for UFC FIGHT NIGHT: POIRIER vs. DUFFY to receive information and reminders about the ticket sale.