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Gunnar Nelson: The Honorary Irishman

Gunnar Nelson is always relaxed, but today at SBG Concorde in Dublin he seems even more laid back than usual. When a UFC fighter walks into a room everyone usually takes notice, but when ‘Gunni’ walks down the stairs from John Kavanagh’s office that overlooks the matted areas, he seems like just another body in the gigantic facility. He is abundantly at ease with the surroundings, laughing and joking before he enters the Octagon at the back of the gym for some light training in front of the gathered media.
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