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

ESPN photos like this one on Instagram have us dying for ‘fight island’

LOL

Yes please! Occasionally, the ridiculousness of something that is actually true is overwhelming. What I mean there is that things like Dana White’s “Fight Island“ that come straight out of a kung fu B-movie are so absurd that they become awesome. Dana says the island is necessary because of the sporting event restrictions resulting from … Read more

Why 2020 will be a thrilling year for MMA

The return of Conor McGregor kicked off the 2020 MMA calendar with his highly-anticipated – if rather short-lived – fight with American Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone. A number of fights are already scheduled for the rest of the calendar year with Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero doing battle on Sunday 8 March.  Adesanya is 4/7 to … 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

Top 3 MMA fights to get excited for once the fight schedule resumes

The sporting world is on hold at present due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has been hit with cards being postponed. Fans still have some top matches to look forward to. Just when they take place isn’t known, but let’s take some time to look ahead to some exciting matchups. Khabib Nurmagomedov … 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