Ferguson wants assurances before trying to fight Nurmagomedov fourth time

Speaking on UFC Tonight this week top lightweight contender Tony Ferguson was asked if he knew Khabib Nurmagomedov was going to miss weight at UFC 209. “I didn’t have inside info,” Ferguson said. “I know my opponent. This is the third time I’ve had to read him. Before the weigh-ins, this dude already looked sucked up. … Read more

Tony Ferguson slams Dana White for UFC 209 pay

How would you like to hire trainers, sparring partners, dial in your diet and devote eight weeks of your life to preparing for the biggest fight of your life, then find out the day before the fight it’s not going to happen? Not only that, but the “show money” you were supposed to receive for … Read more

Khabib Nurmagomedov issues public apology for UFC 209 withdrawal

Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced to withdraw from his UFC 209 co-main event fight with Tony Ferguson just one day prior to their interim lightweight title match. Nurmagomedov faced complications while cutting weight and was hospitalized before weigh-ins. He and his opponent lost out on a huge payday, not to mention a potential shot at Conor … Read more

Dana White: ‘If you’re not that big pay-per-view star, shut up and fight’

UFC President Dana White is getting sick and tired of hearing fighters talk about wanting “money fights”. Conor McGregor is largely to blame for the UFC’s current predicament in this matter because as an enormous pay-per-view draw and personality, he can pretty much do whatever he wants. However, if you’re just another average fighter on … Read more

Tony Ferguson reacts to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s UFC 209 removal

At 154.5 pounds UFC lightweight contender Tony Ferguson was all set to challenge Khabib Nurmagomedov for the interim title at Saturday’s UFC 209 card. Unfortunately, as previously reported, Khabib was removed from the card after complications from weight-cutting sent him to the hospital. It’s not the first time Khabib has had trouble making weight and … Read more

Updates on Nurmagomedov’s hospitalization backstory

If you read our previous article we reported that Khabib Nurmagomedov had been hospitalized and the co main event of UFC 209 was canceled. Here’s a small update from ESPN’s Brett Okamoto who reached out to Khabib’s manager requesting comments and then posting about it on Twitter. Reached out to Nurmagomedov’s manager just now. He declined to … Read more

BREAKING!! Khabib Nurmagomedov removed from UFC 209

The UFC 209 co-main event has been canceled. Khabib Nurmagomedov was transported to a local Las Vegas hospital Thursday evening due to complications from weight cutting and he has been deemed ineligible to compete for his scheduled interim lightweight championship bout with Tony Ferguson on Saturday. This is not the first time Khabib has had … Read more

UFC 209 live stream weigh-ins and results

Friday’s UFC 209 weigh-ins will be held at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. You can catch a live stream of the proceedings right here at ProMMAnow.com. The main event features a welterweight championship rematch between Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson. Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson battle for the interim … Read more

McGregor coach Kavanagh has two return opponents in mind

John Kavanagh told Submission Radio that his prodigy, lightweight champion Conor McGregor, has two possible opponents for his return despite the impending interim title fight between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov this weekend. I’ve said it before, the Nate Diaz rematch interests me a lot because it’s 1-1 [record wise] and because of how the … Read more