Coach John wins 'Philips Manager of the Month'.


Another big step forward for MMA in Ireland as Coach Kavanagh is recognised with the Philips 'Manager of the Month' award.

"Philips Ireland today 14th January 2016 named John Kavanagh, coach to Conor McGregor as Manager of the month for December 2015.

Coach Kavanagh runs the Straight Blast Gym and martial arts academy more commonly known as SBG.

On 12th December in Las Vegas, McGregor faced the highly rated Brazilian Jose Aldo in a re-fixed bout for the UFC Featherweight Title. Aldo, who held the title for ten years, was defeated in just 13 seconds of the first round. This was the fastest finish in UFC world title fight history."

John Kavanagh is pictured with Mark Kelly Philips Ireland receiving the Manager of the Month award for December.