Former lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez told The MMA Hour that current champ Khabib Nurmagomedov may not have a legit claim to the belt. Conor McGregor was stripped, Tony Ferguson was injured, Max Holloway was pulled, and Khabib ended up with Al Iaquinta as an opponent. While Iaquinta is not a bad fighter he is certainly not a Ferguson or Holloway level opponent leading critics to roast Khabib on Twitter for it. Check out what Alvarez said…
UFC Lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov has a list of people waiting for a shot at his belt. The fight that fans want is Conor McGregor but thanks to his now infamous bus attack at UFC 223 we may not get it until the Irishman’s legal woes are resolved. Khabib feels just like we do – … Read more
Bombshells everywhere. Dana White appeared on UFC Tonight and really opened up. He said both Max Holloway and Brian Ortega said yes to replacing an injured Tony Ferguson in the lightweight title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223 this Saturday. He also said McGregor will return this year, Tyrone Woodley brought him a doctor’s note, and Lesnar is coming back to the UFC. Check it out!
Joe Rogan talks to Brendan Schaub about the ridiculous injury that forced Tony Ferguson out of his lightweight title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223. Listen to the insanity that is the lightweight title situation now that featherweight champ Max Holloway stepped in to replace him.
Interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson had to withdraw from his bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223 and the reason is almost unbelievable. Here’s what Tony said on Twitter… Words can’t explain how hurt, frustrated and angry and in disbelief I am right now. As I was completing my UFC Pre-Fight Media obligations on Friday … Read more
Craziness surrounds the circus that is the lightweight division. If you ask anyone to name a lightweight fighter right now they will say Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov, and Tony Ferguson in that order. So when Ferguson withdrew from the UFC 223 bout with Khabib citing injury, and featherweight champion Max Holloway stepped up it was … Read more
Some may be excited by the news that UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway has stepped in for an injured Tony Ferguson at UFC 223, but most are disappointed. The Ferg vs Khabib Nurmagomedov lightweight title match up was a real pick ’em fight that hardcore fans wanted to see to settle the dispute of who … Read more
UFC 223 is almost here and we will finally see who is the best active lightweight. Khabib Nurmagomedov or Tony Ferguson? Joe Rogan recently predicted who would win their championship bout at UFC 223. Check it out…
In case you missed it, you may have heard about it, possibly… Conor McGregor will be stripped of his lightweight title and the winner of Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov will be the undisputed champion. UFC held a media call ahead of their clash at UFC 223 and it was entertaining for sure. Check it out…
UFC 223 will be a blockbuster of a card for two reasons. One is Conor McGregor’s inevitable tirade when they strip him of his lightweight title and two the amount of trash talk between Tony Ferguson, Khabib Nurmagomedov, and Conor over it. The UFC released a trailer for UFC 223 featuring Nurmagomedov and Ferguson called “Nowhere to Hide”. Check it out.