Are you there it’s me again, Dustin Poirier

The lightweight title picture is a mess. It looks like the cursed fight between Tony Ferguson and undefeated lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will never come to pass and if it does it may be when they are way past their primes. Justin Gaethje just captured the interim lightweight title but he now sits waiting for … Read more

Tony Ferguson makes weight in style

One half of the main event is ready to go for UFC 249 on Saturday. Tony Ferguson hit the lightweight target this morning and then added a little flair. For a moment, just a moment I felt like I was watching Tom Cruise in risky business. Check it out.

Next up is Justin Gaethje!

Dana White says the The Octagon is back and hates camo shorts

Well it looks like the impossible has happened. It’s fight week and I can’t believe I just got to say that. This Saturday Tony Ferguson will fight for yet another interim lightweight championship when he takes on Justin Gaethje in Jacksonville, Florida at UFC 249. The co-main event will feature the return of former bantamweight … Read more

Tony Ferguson has a chance to back up his credentials at UFC 249

With a record of 25 wins from 28 wins, Tony Ferguson is a fighter that deserves respect. After all, he still holds the record for most consecutive wins in the UFC lightweight division at 12, and has not tasted defeat since May 2012 – a quite remarkable run of form. He has held the UFC … 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