In 1169, with the backing of the only English pope in history, the Normans invaded Ireland. Irish fighters have been striking back at the world In the 850 years since, on a regular basis.
Earlier this year the remarkably compelling Conor McGregor burst into the UFC with a win in 67 seconds.
Next up should be McGregor's roomate Cathal Pendred, as detailed in this mini documentary by Demetrio Francisco Marquez for MTV UK.
Do you want to see Cathal Pendred at UFC on FOX Sports in Boston?