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Inside the new $550k Straight Blast Gym, John Kavanagh's famous fight club that's home to Conor McGregor

Inside the new $550k Straight Blast Gym, John Kavanagh's famous fight club that's home to Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor and John Kavanagh in the Straight Blast Gym

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Conor McGregor's home, the Straight Blast Gym.

  • MMA coach John Kavanagh has moved his Straight Blast Gym into a new building, and Business Insider paid him - and the new space - a visit.
  • John Kavanagh told Business Insider the new Dublin property, together with the mats and equipment, set him back €500,000 ($550,000).
  • His athletes like Conor McGregor, Artem Lobov, and James Gallagher will all benefit from the 16,000 sq. ft. space, full-sized MMA Octagon, and boxing ring.
  • There's even a communal sauna that can fit up to 40 people.
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One of the world's most famous fight clubs, the new and improved Straight Blast Gym, was unveiled in Dublin on Sunday.

The Straight Blast Gym, owned by MMA coach John Kavanagh, is famed for being the home of the former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor, the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship brawler Artem Lobov, and the 22-year-old Bellator MMA featherweight James Gallager, there are also 500 members who use the gym to hone their own fight skills and achieve their personal fitness goals.

Business Insider visited the gym on Tuesday to check out the space, which includes a large open area to practise jiu jitsu, a full-sized Octagon to spar MMA, a boxing ring, as well as bags and a weights area.

After a gruelling session, gym members and athletes can unwind and relax in a communal sauna that can apparently fit up to 40 people.

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Kavanagh told Business Insider the 16,000 sq. ft. space, which has been nicknamed "The Monster" by McGregor, cost €500,000 ($550,000).

Here's what it looks like inside.

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