Video: Check out Mjolnir MMA, the club John Kavanagh calls a 'gym from a Bond movie'

Ahead of Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 5 event, check out the latest edition of “UFC Connected,” which features a visit to Iceland’s Mjolnir MMA.

The home gym of Gunnar Nelson (17-3-1 MMA, 8-3 UFC), who takes on Leon Edwards (16-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) at Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 5 event at The O2 in London, Mjolnir MMA is the island nation’s premier MMA gym and is increasingly becoming a top destination for international fighters looking for top-tier training.

Nelson, his father Haraldur Nelson, and his longtime coach John Kavanagh take you behind the scenes of the unique facility in the latest edition of the UFC’s monthly magazine show.

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Additionally, check out features with UFC on ESPN+ 5 fighters Volkan Oezdemir (15-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC), Marc Diakiese (12-3 MMA, 3-3 UFC) and Nad Narimani (12-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) in the video above.

UFC on ESPN+5 streams in its entirety on ESPN+. The current lineup includes:

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  • Darren Till vs. Jorge Masvidal
  • Leon Edwards vs. Gunnar Nelson
  • Volkan Oezdemir vs. Dominick Reyes
  • Jose Quinonez vs. Nathaniel Wood
  • Danny Roberts vs. Claudio Silva
  • Jack Marshman vs. John Phillips


  • Arnold Allen vs. Jordan Rinaldi
  • Marc Diakiese vs. Joseph Duffy
  • Nicolae Negumereanu vs. Saparbeg Safarov
  • Tom Breese vs. Ian Heinisch
  • Danny Henry vs. Dan Ige
  • Priscila Cachoeira vs. Molly McCann
  • Mike Grundy vs. Nad Narimani

For more on UFC on ESPN+ 5, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.

Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie

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