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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Joao Carvalho

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Meath MMA event cancelled following Shane Ross's statement over safety concerns
Ross had expressed concern that the event is being held without a number of safety precautions.
Brother of MMA fighter Joao Carvalho suing promoters and medical staff behind event
Carvalho died two days after losing consciousness in the aftermath of a bout at the National Stadium in Dublin in April 2016.
Shane Ross: MMA bosses must stop 'dragging their feet' on safety after inquest into death of fighter
Joao Carvalho died on 11 April 2016 after he was knocked out during an MMA fight in the National Boxing Stadium.
Joao Carvalho inquest rules misadventure - fighter was hit with 41 blows to head
Joao Carvalho died on 11 April 2016 after he was knocked out during an MMA fight in the National Boxing Stadium
Minister for Sport Shane Ross vows to tackle 'disturbing' MMA
The sport has split the nation, particularly since the death of Joao Carvalho in April.
Poll: Is it time for Mixed Martial Arts to be recognised as a legitimate sport in Ireland?
An RTÉ report today suggests the Irish Martial Arts Commission is firmly against recognising MMA as a sport here.
'I want to take him home to bury him': Brother of MMA fighter Joao Carvalho speaks out
“I saw my brother on the floor. I knew something was wrong.”
MMA chiefs: We've reached out to Michael Ring but are still waiting for an invitation to meet
The heads of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation have called for the sport to be regulated in Ireland.
MMA event in Dublin cancelled for 'insurance and legal purposes'
‘WCFC Road to Dublin’ had been due to take place at the Wright Venue in Swords.
International MMA chiefs call for sport to be recognised in Ireland and regulated properly
The statement comes after the tragic death of Joao Carvalho.
A tragedy in cycling opened a discussion on safety, we must give MMA the same opportunity
The sport’s detractors want it banned, but there’s an opportunity to make it safer than ever in the wake of this week’s tragedy.
Sport Ireland vows to work with Government to regulate MMA in Ireland
The governing body of Irish sport also added that it will not be conducting an investigation into the death of Joao Carvalho.
Gardaí investigating death of MMA fighter Joao Carvalho
The 28-year-old Portuguese fighter was hospitalised and later died following a fight against Irish fighter Charlie Ward.
Minister for Sport on MMA tragedy: 'I saw this coming'
Michael Ring says he has had “grave concerns” about the sport for a long time.
Conor McGregor: 'It is easy for those on the outside to criticise our way of living'
The Irish MMA star was speaking in reaction to the death of Portuguese fighter Joao Carvalho.
Charlie Ward's father: 'He didn't go out to kill anyone'
A Portuguese fighter was hospitalised and later died following his TKO loss at Saturday’s Total Extreme Fighting MMA event in Dublin.
MMA fighter Joao Carvalho dies after event in Dublin
Joao Carvalho had undergone emergency surgery in Beaumont Hospital.
MMA fighter rushed to hospital after Dublin event
Joao Carvalho ‘fell very ill’ after his bout in the National Stadium on Saturday night.