Updated UFC lightweight rankings still have McGregor in the top three

Someone may have to explain this one to me. Despite being 2-2 in his last four and being finished in both losses, Conor McGregor somehow sits at #3 in the UFC lightweight rankings. The Irishman is placed just below the former undisputed champion, Tony Ferguson and former interim champion, Dustin Poirier. No one is refuting … Read more

Media Monday: Max Holloway and Dustin Poirier’s Octagon interviews

After Dustin Poirier was announced the winner of his interim lightweight championship fight with featherweight champ Max Holloway we got to hear from him inside the Octagon and the elation in his voice was front and center. Since 2011 he has been one or two fights from a shot at a belt. Not anymore. Holloway … Read more

Media Monday: UFC 236 post fight press conference

A lot happened over the weekend at UFC 236. This will contain spoilers if you haven’t seen it. Stop reading here. If you kept reading we assume you watched it. Dustin Poirier did what the odds makers said he couldn’t and made a few lucky gamblers a decent chunk of change along the way. He … Read more

Edgar wants to be Holloway’s next opponent at 145

Max Holloway may have cemented himself as the featherweight GOAT with his definitive thrashing of Brian Ortega at UFC 231 to retain his title. It was a statement that he and he alone rules over the division and that it’s going to take the next GOAT to dethrone him. Names for an opponent have been … Read more

Eddie Alvarez officially signs with ONE

Former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez was reportedly signing with ONE Championship according to sources this past weekend. It is now official according to Founder / CEO Chatri Sityodtong who confirmed it via Twitter. And via Facebook. Please join me in welcoming Eddie Alvarez to ONE Championship! Eddie is not only one of … Read more

UFC 229 BAD BLOOD full episode

We are just days away from the return of Conor McGregor at UFC 229. The Irishman faces UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in the main event and the rivalry, as they say, is real. The UFC has put together one heck of a buildup including this BAD BLOOD episode and it’s worthy of the 45 minute run time. Trust us and check it out!

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Free Fight: Nurmagomedov vs Johnson

Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov defends against returning mega star Conor McGregor on October 6th. Khabib has a perfect record of 26-0 and the pressure is on for him to maintain that zero in the loss column. If you have any doubts how legitimate the Russian fighter is then check out his bout with standout Michael Johnson at UFC 205. This was the same card headlined by Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez that saw then featherweight champion McGregor also capture the lightweight title. Khabib and Conor will go to war in Las Vegas at UFC 229 but before you watch that fight we recommend watching this one…

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Anderson Silva still stands by his GOAT pick

Anderson Silva used to be the consensus pick for greatest of all time, but some still clung to Fedor Emelianenko, and then it was Jon Jones, and then it was Demetrious Johnson. Anderson Silva himself still says it’s the man some considered the unquestionable GOAT at one point – former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion … Read more

UFC 166: Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez breakdown

[ads1] So this is the most questionable match up I’ve seen Joe Silva put together for a long time, well besides the Cormier verus Nelson fight that is also on this card. Gilbert Melendez is coming off a split decision loss to Benson Henderson for the lightweight title and everybody and their brother thought he … Read more