Dana White says McGregor vs Nurmagomedov may break PPV records

When Conor McGregor returns to face lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 the hype surrounding it will be thick enough to physically touch. The expectations for the pay per view numbers are very high and if you believe what Dana White told TSN Sports it is around the two million mark. We’re looking at … Read more

Dustin Poirier says he would fight again before a title shot

Dustin Poirier just had one of the biggest wins of his career this past Saturday when he finished Eddie Alvarez in the second. It wouldn’t be that far of a stretch to say he might be next in line for a title shot after lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor get it on this … Read more

Alvarez says Poirier has no shot anymore

Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier are about to try and tear each other apart Saturday in Calgary at UFC on FOX 30.  The first bout between the two ended with a no contest but Eddie Alvarez isn’t playing around this time if you’ve been keeping up with his media appearances.  And this video from the UFC‘S YouTube channel he says Dustin has no shot and he looks like he means it.  Our editor Jack Bratcher and myself can’t wait for this fught.

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Alvarez says lightweight title pretty much means nothing

Former lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez told The MMA Hour that current champ Khabib Nurmagomedov may not have a legit claim to the belt. Conor McGregor was stripped, Tony Ferguson was injured, Max Holloway was pulled, and Khabib ended up with Al Iaquinta as an opponent. While Iaquinta is not a bad fighter he is certainly not a Ferguson or Holloway level opponent leading critics to roast Khabib on Twitter for it. Check out what Alvarez said…

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Weidman tells MMA Hour he’s going to come back and dominate; Fedor, Lee, and Alvarez open up

The MMA Hour was FULL yesterday. Kevin Lee, Fedor Emelianenko, Chris Weidman, and Eddie Alvarez were on the program. An item of note was Chris Weidman’s prediction that he would dominate the middleweight division on his return. He was finished by Luke Rockhold and lost the middleweight title, then finished by Yoel Romero, and to top off a three fight skid he was finished by Gegard Mousasi. He bounced back and pulled off a submission win over Kelvin Gastelum. Was that the start of a comeback? Check out what he said…

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Updated UFC Lightweight Championship picture

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

UFC 218 betting odds and predictions

UFC 218 takes place Saturday in Detroit and Max Holloway will defend his featherweight title against Jose Aldo in a rematch in the main event. Holloway took the title from Aldo via third-round TKO at UFC 212 in June. UFC 218 betting odds understandably have Holloway the favorite at -290, with Aldo the underdog at +225, … Read more

Eddie Alvarez says winner of fight with Gaethje will be ‘most violent man’

Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez appeared on The MMA Hour in advance of his bout with Justin Gaethje at UFC 218. Alvarez is a top tier fighter and Justin isn’t a slouch by any means. The winner of this fight may be in the title picture but right now the lightweight championship is being held hostage by Conor McGregor. Dana may strip Conor of the title if he doesn’t announce his intentions to return soon so who knows if this could be an interim title bout or not. Check out what Eddie said to Ariel Helwani.

 

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