The 'Strabanimal' will fight in Madison Square Garden at Bellator 180

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by Gráinne Connolly

Rising MMA star James Gallagher will be waving the flag for both Ireland and the North West this summer as he announced he will be fighting in Madison Square Garden. 

He goes by the name 'The Strabanimal' and is only 20 years old and has the opportunity to fight in the biggest fight venue in the world.

James will be taking on Chinzo Machida in the 'Bellator 180 Featherweight feature event'. 

Fans have taken to twitter to show their support for the young fighter. 


Along with his Coach, John Kavanagh (John is well known in the MMA business and is also coach to 'The Notorious' Conor McGregor)

The fight will take place on June 24th in Madison Square Gardens, New York. 

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