McGregor savagely slams Khabib Nurmagomedov’s strategy for Gaethje bout

It didn’t take long for Conor McGregor to come out of the woodwork to criticize returning bitter rival Khabib Nurmagomedov. Khabib is the UFC lightweight champion and is set to throwdown with interim champ Justin Gaethje later this year. That is one heck of a first fight back for the Russian after dealing with the … Read more

Justin Gaethje says Conor McGregor is a punchable legend

UFC Interim lightweight champion Justin Gaethje has quickly become a fan favorite for his honesty and aggressiveness inside the cage. He might just be one of the most real fighters to ever compete in the UFC when it comes to just being himself and not a character. Maybe that’s why his straightforward comments on Conor … Read more

Are you there it’s me again, Dustin Poirier

The lightweight title picture is a mess. It looks like the cursed fight between Tony Ferguson and undefeated lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will never come to pass and if it does it may be when they are way past their primes. Justin Gaethje just captured the interim lightweight title but he now sits waiting for … Read more

Tony Ferguson has a chance to back up his credentials at UFC 249

With a record of 25 wins from 28 wins, Tony Ferguson is a fighter that deserves respect. After all, he still holds the record for most consecutive wins in the UFC lightweight division at 12, and has not tasted defeat since May 2012 – a quite remarkable run of form. He has held the UFC … Read more

Florida bows to UFC and will host Ferguson vs Gaethje during coronavirus pandemic

This stuff writes itself. So in the past month the state of Florida reportedly deemed WWE an essential service – I get angry typing that – and now they are agreeing to let the UFC hold an event during a deadly viral outbreak. Even if it’s going to be with a skeleton production crew and … Read more

Gaethje says interim title isn’t the destination and won’t make him a world champion

UFC 249 was going to be Justin Gaethje’s chance at UFC gold but after the coronavirus pandemic shut down events that opportunity was gone. It was a lightweight interim title shot and to some that would have been enough but for a killer like Justin Gaethje it doesn’t seem to be. Here’s what he said … Read more