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

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