UFC 223 will be a blockbuster of a card for two reasons. One is Conor McGregor’s inevitable tirade when they strip him of his lightweight title and two the amount of trash talk between Tony Ferguson, Khabib Nurmagomedov, and Conor over it. The UFC released a trailer for UFC 223 featuring Nurmagomedov and Ferguson called “Nowhere to Hide”. Check it out.
UFC is going through a bit of a boom period, it is becoming more mainstream and more accepted than ever before. Of course, that isn’t always a good thing, but it has brought more exciting fighters, more successful events and more credibility. We can see it in the way UFC is now on big TV … Read more
Conor McGregor’s UFC absence has been noticeable and has now become a problem that Dana White is about to solve. McGregor’s lightweight belt is going around the waist of the winner of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson at UFC 223 in New York. The event takes place in April in Brooklyn and should be fireworks if you believe the hype – and we do. Nurmagomedov vs McGregor has been THE bout fans want to see and we may finally get it if Khabib can beat Tony. Check out what Dana said about stripping McGregor of his title and where a potential Floyd Mayweather Jr. deal to fight in the UFC is at.
Conor McGregor spent 2017 preparing for and basking in the aftermath of his $30million+ defeat against one of boxing’s GOATs, Floyd Mayweather Junior, but 2018 could see him lose his current 155lbs division belt. After winning the title 15 months ago, UFC president Dana White is now maintaining that the title will be fought for … Read more
Tony Ferguson will face Khabib Nurmagomedov for the UFC lightweight title in April. Ferguson was the interim title holder, but after Conor McGregor took time off for the freakshow boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr. it put the 155 pound division on hold. Dana recently stated that Khabib would be fighting for the ‘real title’ when he fights Tony at UFC 223 and should Nurmagomedov win he says Conor will stand in the contender line. Check it out.
We agree with Dana White here and that is saying something with all of the “money” fights the UFC has been making lately that hold up division contenders. His frustration with MMA Prima Donna Conor McGregor grows and waiting on Conor to come back and defend a lightweight title that has been on the shelf … Read more
Is Conor McGregor still the UFC lightweight champion or was he stripped of his title? Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov will headline UFC 223 in Brooklyn on April 7, with the Lightweight Championship on the line, so the status of McGregor’s reign is not clear. The UFC hopes that McGregor will either commit to face … Read more
John Kavanagh, coach for Conor McGregor, says that his superstar student will remain the champion regardless of what the outcome for the Tony Ferguson vs Khabib Nurmagomedov fight is. Kavanagh doesn’t yet know if McGregor will be stripped of his lightweight title, but he is of the belief that the world will still view the … Read more
Watch Joe Rogan react to the Twitter beef between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov. Tony Ferguson has been unhappy with Rogan for barely including him in lightweight title picture discussions. Tony is the interim champ while McGregor’s return is still uncertain and he feels he is disrespected when the focus is on Khabib and Conor and not him. Still, Rogan and the rest of the world is all eyes on Khabib.
When UFC president Dana White spoke with TSN the conversation drifted to the possibility of a Georges St. Pierre vs. Conor McGregor bout. If GSP can win the middleweight title from Michael Bisping at UFC 217 and Conor retains his lightweight title against interim champ Tony Ferguson then it might be one of the biggest … Read more