Khabib Nurmagomedov on lack of crowd for UFC 254: ‘Honestly, this energy I don’t like’

October 24, 2020

Ahead of his title fight against Justin Gaethje at UFC 254, Khabib Nurmagomedov made it clear he’s not a big fan of the lack of crowds during the COVID-10 pandemic. The Dagestani lightweight champ would rather fight in front of the fans, as it brings him “good energy”. The UFC has continued to have no […]

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Diego Ferreira injured, out of November 7th UFC bout vs. Drew Dober

October 23, 2020

A really compelling lightweight matchup for the UFC’s November 7th event is now off the table. Following a report from MyMMANews, sources told MMA Fighting that Carlos Diego Ferreira suffered an arm injury and will be unable to take on fellow rising contender Drew Dober next month. The search is on for a replacement on […]

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UFC 254 weigh-in results: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Justin Gaethje staredown video

October 23, 2020

The UFC 254 weigh ins have concluded, and while two fighters have missed weight, the main event went without a hitch. Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje both weighed in exactly at 155 lbs, making their lightweight title unification bout official for Saturday. Watch the lightweight title holders face off on the embed above, and check […]

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Report: Marlon Moraes gets quick return against Rob Font after TKO loss to Sandhagen

October 23, 2020

Bantamweight contender Marlon Moraes will reportedly get right back into action following his TKO loss to Cory Sandhagen in October. According to MMA reporter Mike Russell, ‘Magic’ will take on fellow striker Rob Font in December, with both athletes having already verbally agreed to the match-up. Furthermore, MMA Junkie later on reported that the event […]

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Tony Ferguson: ‘I will fight Khabib at one point or another’

October 23, 2020

Tony Ferguson is adamant about fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov despite their fight falling through a whopping five times since 2015. Ferguson, who will be keeping a close eye on Khabib’s lightweight title unification bout against Justin Gaethje at UFC 254, believes he and Nurmagomedov are destined to fight each other at one point or another. “I […]

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UFC 254’s Nurmagomedov puzzled by retirement questions: ‘Maybe you guys are tired of me?’

October 23, 2020

Khabib Nurmagomedov can’t wrap his head around why people keep asking him about retirement on the eve of his lightweight title unification bout against Justin Gaethje at UFC 254. The undefeated UFC lightweight champion has hinted that he would like to retire at 30-0 and be remembered as the Floyd Mayweather of MMA but, speaking […]

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Al Iaquinta explains what makes Khabib so dangerous: Probably the ‘strongest guy’ at 155

October 23, 2020

Al Iaquinta is one of the few fighters to have survived the wrath of Khabib Nurmagomedov, having lost a fairly competitive unanimous decision to Khabib in a short notice title fight at UFC 223. Since then, however, Khabib has gone on to finish both Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier, cementing himself as the most dominant […]

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Leon Edwards removed from UFC rankings due to inactivity

October 23, 2020

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards has been out of action for all of 2020, and it’s that inactivity that will see him removed from the rankings until he does return. Edwards (18-3) confirmed to BJPenn.com’s Cole Shelton that he’s gone from #3 in his division to off the rankings altogether. Leon Edwards confirms to me […]

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‘What’s up Dana, you don’t like Mexicans?’ – Tony Ferguson rips Chandler’s UFC 254 backup status

October 23, 2020

For fighters looking to hold on to their spots atop the UFC’s ranking structure, business relations with the promotion can get complicated. Look no further than Leon Edwards’ recent removal from the rankings, following several months of making it clear that he’d only take a top-4 opponent for his next bout. Tony Ferguson may not […]

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‘Khamzat want to fight then?’ – Leon Edwards giving Chiamev bout a look after rankings removal

October 23, 2020

That didn’t take long. Earlier this week the latest set of UFC rankings hit the promotion’s website. Jessica Andrade found herself suddenly slotted in as the women’s flyweight top contender and Jim Crute snagged a place in the light heavyweight top 15 for the first time. But one name was notably missing. Formerly ranked in […]

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