John Kavanagh is a name that most common MMA fans are now very familiar with. Kavanagh heads up Straight Blast Gym in Dublin, Ireland and coaches many of the best UFC fighters on the roster today.
The likes of Conor McGregor, Gunnar Nelson, Patrick Holohan and Aisling Daly to name but a few are all grateful to Kavanagh for his expert coaching skills and his willingness to help develop all of the aforementioned names into the stars they have become today.
Whilst Kavanagh normally takes a back seat and lets the fighters get the media attention, a recent interview has surfaced which gives a great insight to Kavanagh’s background and what got him into the sport of MMA. Kavanagh is a very well spoken and intelligent guy and this really comes across in the below interview;