first_imgA group of Donegal GAA players are delighted Paddy ‘The Hooligan’ Holohan has been given the opportunity to headline UFC Dublin. The talented Dubliner faces Louis Smolka at the 3Arena tomorrow night. Paul Boyle, Declan Boyle and Brian Gillespie are all huge UFC fans – and while they’re disappointed Donegal man Joseph Duffy was forced out due to injury – they’re delighted to see Holohan get the headline fight.The three Naomh Muire stars are unable to attend the event due to club commitments.The trio will be in Gary Boyle’s side to face Glenfin in a league clash on Saturday evening.However, the trio are massive fans of the Dubliner ever since they got the opportunity to meet him at a UFC event. The trio are pictured above with the affable Holohan, and have predicted he will produce the goods tomorrow night.Paul Boyle posted this picture of himself and his friends with Holohan earlier this week – when details emerged he would be the headline act.Boyle posted, “Disappointed for Joseph Duffy, he’ll be gutted he has to pull out of the main event.“However, I’m delighted to see Paddy Holohan has been chosen as the headline act on Saturday night.“I had the pleasure of meeting him earlier this year, and he was an absolute gentlemen, and great company.“Would love to see him win on Saturday, and by getting the headline fight he has a real opportunity to make a name for himself by being the main event. “I’m sure the Donegal fans who were hoping to see Duffy in action, will get behind Paddy and roar him to victory.Teak tough full-back Brian Gillespie is known for terrorising defences with his no-nonsense approach.He’s also hoping for a Holohan victory on Saturday night.Gillespie said, “He’s a great fighter, and I’d be delighted to see him do the business on Saturday. “He’s a great lad, who has a stunning personality and I hope he can get a stunning KO against Louis Smolka.UFC Dublin will be screened LIVE on 3e on Saturday night with coverage beginning at 9pm.DONEGAL GAA PLAYERS BACKING UFC STAR PADDY HOLOHAN IN HEADLINE FIGHT was last modified: October 23rd, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:SportUFClast_img read more

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