What Tony Ferguson said about his UFC 223 withdrawal and the reason

Interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson had to withdraw from his bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223 and the reason is almost unbelievable. Here’s what Tony said on Twitter… Words can’t explain how hurt, frustrated and angry and in disbelief I am right now. As I was completing my UFC Pre-Fight Media obligations on Friday … Read more

WTF? White will never book Ferguson vs Khabib ever again

So once upon a time Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson was supposed to happen. That was the “real fight” for hardcore fans of the lightweight division. It was a bout once scheduled for December 11, 2015, and then April 16, 2016, then March 4, 2017, and finally April 7, 2018.  Injuries were the culprit and … Read more

QQ: Holloway’s coach says bout with Khabib not for undisputed title

Craziness surrounds the circus that is the lightweight division. If you ask anyone to name a lightweight fighter right now they will say Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov, and Tony Ferguson in that order. So when Ferguson withdrew from the UFC 223 bout with Khabib citing injury, and featherweight champion Max Holloway stepped up it was … Read more

Holloway vs Khabib is not an April fool’s joke

Some may be excited by the news that UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway has stepped in for an injured Tony Ferguson at UFC 223, but most are disappointed. The Ferg vs Khabib Nurmagomedov lightweight title match up was a real pick ’em fight that hardcore fans wanted to see to settle the dispute of who … Read more

UFC 223 media call with Khabib and Ferguson

In case you missed it, you may have heard about it, possibly… Conor McGregor will be stripped of his lightweight title and the winner of Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov will be the undisputed champion. UFC held a media call ahead of their clash at UFC 223 and it was entertaining for sure. Check it out…

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UFC: Elimination tournaments to return after long absence?

The wants and needs of fans is always the number one consideration when it comes to any event. It is, after all, the fans that purchase the tickets and viewing passes for pay-per-view events, and enable the UFC to continue indefinitely as the definitive institution of mixed martial arts. Regardless, UFC fans of an older … Read more

Bellator drops Fedor vs Mir preview and Fedor looks huge

Frank Mir takes on former GOAT Fedor Emelianenko in the Bellator organization at it’s Bellator 198 event on April 28, 2018. The winner of this goes on to take on Chael Sonnen in the Bellator heavyweight tournament and the possibility of Mir vs Sonnen on the mic is more intriguing than the bout. Check out the video and note how big Fedor looks. Scary.

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Cormier would face Jones a 3rd time

  BloodyElbow spoke with light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and he opened up about Jon Jones and the challenges the former champ is facing. Jon has tested positive for banned substances, been in serious legal trouble outside the cage, and just can’t seem to keep his mouth closed when he probably should have. Nevertheless, Daniel would … Read more