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

That’s all folks as UFC 249 gets cancelled and all future events postponed

Does this really surprise any of us? Did any of us think this was a good idea in the first place? UFC 249 has dominated the headlines for months. The cursed fight of lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov versus former interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson fell apart again. Dana White had been scrambling to find a … Read more

Justin Gaethje gets candid about his chances against Tony Ferguson at UFC 249

We were finally going to get UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson and then it went sideways…again. No one was sure whether or not it was actually going to happen anyway. Fighting events had been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic but Dana White was still out telling anyone who would listen the … Read more