A major MMA conference is happening in Cork in February
It will be Europe’s biggest ever mixed-martial-arts expo and conference.
Fight-Con will take over the Clayton Hotel Silversprings for a full day on Saturday, February 29th, 2020, with a host of big international names from the world of combat sport arriving on Leeside to take part.
The event will be Ireland’s largest combat sports expo, with speakers including Michael ‘Venom’ Page, Lydia Des Dolles of Fight of Fight Connect TV, Ben Askren and Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson from the UFC, Bellator fighters Will Fleury, James Gallagher and Paul Daley and Cage Fighters’ Olympian Ian Garry.
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With tickets on sale now at €59.99 a pop, local coach Liam Og Griffin and Cork boxing champion Gary Spike O’Sullivan will also speak at the event, while exhibitors will include combat sports brands, fitness, diet and MMA clothing companies.
A professional sized octagon will be set up on the day, with fighter meet and greets arranged for fans and a number of live podcasts going out from the venue during the event too.
Fight-Con founders Cian O’Leary and Jason Woodard say the event is geared towards true fans of the sport, who like to see their combat sports heroes compete safely and honourably.