Dustin Poirier talks about almost finishing Nurmagomedov at UFC 242

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier was close to submitting the unbeaten lightweight king Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 242 in September of last year. Dustin rocked the Russian once or twice during the fight and had a guillotine locked in that would have finished the majority of fighters in the division today. Khabib is … Read more

Ferguson has good chance of being passed over for title shot despite 12 fight streak

If this happens we should riot. The only fight that makes sense for lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov right now, the only one, is former champion Tony Ferguson. ‘El Cucuy’ is on an amazing 12 fight win streak and it just so happens that Khabib just equaled that number last Saturday by submitting Dustin Poirier at … Read more

McGregor goes McGregor about Poirier saying “McGregor”

That title though. After getting submitted by lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 242 last Saturday there were questions about what was next for former interim champ Dustin Poirier. There were several options that made sense immediately like the winner of Jorge Masvidal vs Nate Diaz, a fight with Tony Ferguson if ‘El Cucuy’ turns … Read more

UFC 242 live weigh-ins and replay

UFC 242 will finally arrive on Saturday. The event features a lightweight title unification bout between champ Khabib Nurmagomedov and interim king Dustin Poirier. Poirier became the interim champion to fill the gap while Khabib served his suspension for his involvement in the team vs team scrap after he destroyed Conor McGregor back in October … Read more

WATCH| Inside the Octagon: Khabib vs Poirier

UFC Interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier will attempt to do what no one else has at UFC 242. He gets a chance to beat the dominant lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov and in doing so unify the belts. The duo throw down in Abu Dhabi on September 7th and the winner will not have an easy … Read more

Here’s the next UFC event you should care about

It’s no secret that the days of completely stacked UFC cards are in large part a thing of the past. With TV and online broadcast deals in place the company has to deliver a certain number of events to meet the contractual requirements. This means the few superstars and budding superstars the company has will … Read more

Dustin Poirier poised for Khabib Nurmagomedov battle

All eyes will be on Abu Dhabi when September 7 rolls around, as Dustin Poirier steps up to contest dominant lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in a highly anticipated UFC 242 battle. Both men have been on impressive runs of form in their own respective careers in the organisation in recent years and all roads now lead … Read more