Khabib wants to be a dream smashing machine

Former featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor returns at UFC 229 to face current lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Khabib is one of the most respected fighters on the UFC card right now and the hype surrounding Conor’s return make this a perfect storm to do blockbuster numbers on pay per view. The rivalry is a strong one with neither of them wanting to back down an inch on social media or in the press so factor in the bad blood when calculating buy rates. In the newest hype video for the bout Khabib flat out says he wants to ‘smash’ McGregor. Check it out…

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Malignaggi turns up heat on McGregor beef

Yep. It’s on again. Back before Conor McGregor fought Floyd Mayweather Jr. there was LEGENDARY heat between McGregor and his training partner Paulie Malignaggi. A photo was posted of Conor standing triumphantly over what appeared to be a floored Paulie. Arguments ensued and fan discussions of a video that surfaced of the incident became a … Read more

UFC 229 ticket prices are not a surprise

Ticket prices at www.axs.com for the blockbuster UFC 229 Conor McGregor vs lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov fight are pretty steep. They are listed at $2,505, $2,005, $1,505, $1,005, $755, $555, $405, $355, $305, $255, and $205, and that’s not including fees. According to MMAFighting only eight tickets will be allowed per customer because scalpers love … Read more

UFC 229’s Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor being billed as ‘biggest fight in UFC history’

Is UFC 229 headliner Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor really the biggest fight in UFC history? Without a doubt McGregor is the UFC’s biggest star ever, by far.  And as he gets ready to return against the 26-0 unbeaten lightweight champion and wrestling powerhouse Khabib Nurmagomedov, it makes for quite an intriguing matchup. Maybe it … Read more

Faber picks McGregor over Khabib

Urijah Faber is an accomplished and respected UFC veteran. TMZ Sports, who seem to stalk everyone, caught up with him to ask his opinions on the October 6th showdown between Conor McGregor and current lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov. Surprisingly he doesn’t feel like most that Khabib is going to put the beating to McGregor. Check it out…

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Dana White says Conor McGregor is under rated?

This we found interesting. It’s Dana White on the UFC Unfiltered podcast talking about Conor McGregor being underrated. We will give him a little of that and here’s why. Conor was the first two division champion and still he had detractors. He beat a killer’s row before embarrassing Jose Aldo to take his featherweight title … Read more

Dana White makes it sound like McGregor’s a mobster when it comes to money

It’s no secret that Conor McGregor is a license to print money for the UFC organization.  Whatever  event he’s involved in does well financially. Naturally McGregor gets a larger portion of the athlete level money for his drawing power and Dana likes to remind people of that.  Here’s what he said very recently via MMA Mania: … Read more

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

Top 5 heavyweights clash in UFC 229 co-main event

According to a report from ESPN we will get to see Derrick Lewis (#2 UFC) and Alexander Volkov (#5 UFC) clash at UFC 229 on Oct. 6 in Las Vegas. This is according to Dana White and comes shortly after the announcement that the event will be headlined by a returning Conor McGregor vs lightweight … Read more

Poirier says he’s not okay with a potential GSP vs Khabib bout

Dustin Poirier appeared on The MMA Hour and one of the topics that came up was Georges St. Pierre’s desire to fight the winner of Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov’s UFC 229 lightweight championship bout. Reportedly, the winner of the UFC 230 Nate Diaz vs Dustin Poirier bout will be getting the next shot at … Read more