Khabib Nurmagomedov is the lightweight champion but it didn’t stop people from complaining. His team and some of his hardcore fans accused Joe Rogan of “biased” commentary in his match with Al Iquinta at UFC 223 but Rogan stands by his comments. Pointing out flaws in someone’s game is not bias it is an opinion but that won’t stop some fans or fighters from lashing out if they have something negative said about them. Listen to his commentary and you tell us – is it biased?
UFC 223 is best known for the moment the lightweight championship went around Khabib Nurmagomedov. Oh, and there was also some Conor McGregor incident. You may have heard about that… The UFC released the slow motion video that always delivers on highlighting the power that goes in to a fighter’s strikes and slams by using HD slow mo. Check it out.
Khabib Nurmagomedov became the lightweight champion on Saturday at UFC 223 with a decision victory over Al Iaquinta. In the later rounds Joe Rogan commentated that Khabib had some visible cracks in his game and most fans agreed that they were there. It was a rare occurrence for someone to point out flaws in Nurmagomedov but he got it done with lopsided scores of 50-44, 50-43, 50-43. Check out the highlights below…
Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s protests and complaints about outstriking Rose Namajunas in their rematch on Saturday at UFC 223 won’t change anything. It is true that Joanna did indeed land more significant strikes and strikes overall, but it’s when she connected that counted. She lost the fight to Rose via unanimous decision with a score of 49-46 … Read more
Conor McGregor is in deep crap. His attack on the bus containing Khabib Nurmagomedov with the help of his lynch mob has made him truly notorious. Check out the video of his court appearance.
Never one to shy away from anything when it comes to his feelings, Conor McGregor went straight savage on Twitter about Dana White’s intentions to strip him of his lightweight title for inactivity. Checkout what he said… You’s’ll strip me of nothing you’s do nothing cunts. Whoa there, Tex. This Saturday at UFC 223 we … Read more
Bombshells everywhere. Dana White appeared on UFC Tonight and really opened up. He said both Max Holloway and Brian Ortega said yes to replacing an injured Tony Ferguson in the lightweight title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223 this Saturday. He also said McGregor will return this year, Tyrone Woodley brought him a doctor’s note, and Lesnar is coming back to the UFC. Check it out!
This Saturday featherweight champ Max Holloway takes on Khabib Nurmagomedov for some kind of lightweight title, either the interim or legit belt. We’re not committing to either until the fight happens because it’s changed so many times over the past month. Check out the pre fight press conference featuring some good back and forth between Max and Khabib.
Joe Rogan talks to Brendan Schaub about the ridiculous injury that forced Tony Ferguson out of his lightweight title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223. Listen to the insanity that is the lightweight title situation now that featherweight champ Max Holloway stepped in to replace him.
Max Holloway’s manager Brian Butler spoke on The MMA Hour and one of the key issues hit upon was Max’s weight cut challenge for UFC 223. The featherweight champ stepped up on very short notice to replace interim lightweight champ Tony Ferguson against Khabib Nurmagomedov. Check out the interview below…