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

UFC 249 reportedly happening sooner than expected but probably not

Let me be clear right up front. If mid to late April is not a safe time to hold an event neither is early May. Something is broken inside the mind of the machine named Dana White. We were finally going to get Tony Ferguson vs lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov and it fell through again. … Read more

Tony Ferguson vs Justin Gaethje – four potential venues

Tony Ferguson was due to go head-to-head with Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 249 next weekend at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. However, ‘The Eagle’ has had to pull out of the fight due to the worldwide Coronavirus pandemic – which has left him in lockdown in his native land – whilst the venue was … Read more