Irish middleweight Paul Byrne (6-2) is seemingly on his way to Las Vegas for The Ultimate Fighter trials on May 23rd.
The heavy hitting SBG fighter posted the following message on Instagram:
Byrne turned pro in 2010 and won back to back fights before taking a four year break. He returned then in 2014 and knocked up four straight TKO finishes including a win over Conor Cooke at BAMMA 22.
He has since lost two fights to tricky veterans Ronan McKay and Andy DeVent and hasn't competed in over a year.
Irish MMA has a long history with TUF. Paul McVeigh, Paddy Holohan and Joe Duffy lost their fights to get into the house while Byrne's SBG teammates Cathal Pendred and Chris Fields made it into the same house one year and Norman Parke won TUF: The Smashes.
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