Dustin Poirier poised for Khabib Nurmagomedov battle

All eyes will be on Abu Dhabi when September 7 rolls around, as Dustin Poirier steps up to contest dominant lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in a highly anticipated UFC 242 battle. Both men have been on impressive runs of form in their own respective careers in the organisation in recent years and all roads now lead … Read more

Poster for Nurmagomedov vs. Poirier drops

The poster for lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and interim lightweight champion Dustin Porier’s September 7th throwdown was debuted on the UFC’s official Twitter account.  Khabib last fought in October of 2018 against Conor McGregor in a fight the Russian won fairly easily. Dustin is on an impressive five fight win streak defeating names like Justin … Read more

Dana White says no Mac vs Masvidal and no immediate title shot

Someone in the UFC finally has Conor McGregor’s best interests in mind. There are rumors circulating that welterweight contender Jorge “the Askren Assassin” Masvidal might be taking on Conor McGregor upon the Irish mega star’s return. This would be McGregor’s first fight since getting submitted by lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov back in October of 2018 … Read more

Whittaker reveals his ideal co-main and main event for his return

Robert Whittaker we salute you sir. UFC middleweight champ Robert Whittaker was sidelined after needing emergency surgery for an intestinal hernia and a collapsed bowel in February. Because of this an interim bout occurred between surging Israel Adesanya and Kelvin Gastelum. Israel would win that bout and wear the belt and that seems to have … Read more

Watch a sneak peak of UFC 236 ‘The Thrill and the Agony’

There were a lot of ups and downs at UFC 236 this past Saturday. Featherweight champion Max Holloway missed out on becoming the interim lightweight title holder. Dustin Poirier announced his return to form by playing spoiler for Max’s dream and taking it instead. Israel Adesanya lived up to the hype by capturing the interim … Read more

The night is dark and full of UFC 236 suspensions

There were two wars in the main and co-main event spots at UFC 236 this past Saturday. Unfortunately that means suspensions are rampant. Did you like the article title? A Game of Thrones reference for an MMA piece on suspensions. Give me some props homies. MMAFighting was able to provide the entire list of suspensions … Read more

Media Monday: Max Holloway and Dustin Poirier’s Octagon interviews

After Dustin Poirier was announced the winner of his interim lightweight championship fight with featherweight champ Max Holloway we got to hear from him inside the Octagon and the elation in his voice was front and center. Since 2011 he has been one or two fights from a shot at a belt. Not anymore. Holloway … Read more

Media Monday: UFC 236 post fight press conference

A lot happened over the weekend at UFC 236. This will contain spoilers if you haven’t seen it. Stop reading here. If you kept reading we assume you watched it. Dustin Poirier did what the odds makers said he couldn’t and made a few lucky gamblers a decent chunk of change along the way. He … Read more