Khabib Nurmagomedov's manager: Why UFC 223's confusing title stakes actually make sense

Via MMA Junkie
4 days ago

How Conor McGregor is ruining the future of the UFC

In the never-ending tug of war between boxing and mixed martial arts, Conor McGregor is beginning to pull for the wrong side. The UFC superstar is finally looking to make his way back into the Octagon. Well, sorta.McGregor, the former concurrent UFC featherweight and lightweight champion, is looking for a rematch with Floyd Mayweather. But this time, on his mat. After a relatively...
Via The Sports Post
14 days ago  |  Discuss

McGregor addresses Mayweather, MMA future

In recent weeks, Floyd Mayweather has been teasing a trip into the Octagon. But fight fans are skeptical. After all, Mayweather is in his 40s and has no mixed martial arts experience. When it comes to boxing, he’s second to none. But when you add every other layer? It’s difficult to assume he would hold his own.But Conor McGregor has a few things to say about him trying.“I’d do as...
Via The Sports Post
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Winner of Khabib vs. Ferguson will be UFC undisputed champ

UFC 223 is shaping up to be a beast of an event. But on Monday, things got even a little more interesting. According to Khabib Nurmagomedov, Dana White says Khabib's bout with Tony Ferguson is for the undisputed lightweight title.“I talk with Dana (White), I spoke to everybody about this situation. But they say we are going to fight for a vacant belt, vacant undisputed belt. This...
Via The Sports Post
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov in Twitter spat

Is Conor McGregor ever going to defend his UFC lightweight title against Khabib Nurmagomedov? We don’t know. But he sure as heck isn’t going to stop talking trash about it. On the morning of Jan. 1, McGregor would engage. This, of course, comes after Nurmagomedov’s Performance of the Night honors over the weekend.Needless to say, the Irishman isn’t impressed. But Khabib isn’t backing...
Via The Sports Post
January 02, 2018  |  Discuss

Dana White says Khabib 'went rogue' by going to hospital

Dana White was upset on Friday with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s team for the way they handled the fighter’s weight cut struggles ahead of UFC 209 on Saturday.Khabib’s scheduled fight with Tony Ferguson was called off on Friday after Khabib went to the hospital following a failed attempt at a weight cut. Doctors recommended that he not go through with his scheduled fight.Appearing on FS1...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Eat, Drink, Watch: Fight weekends are always fun

It's been a long week. You're tired. You're hungry. You're thirsty. You just want to find something to watch and unwind only to find not only do you have too many games to choose from on any given night to watch, there is an entire catalog of shows and movies you can barely keep up on. When did our weekends turn into so much work?Let's make it simple. Here is what you want to eat...
Via Yardbarker
March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

EA Sports apologizes to Khabib Nurmagomedov for religious blunder

EA Sports UFC 2 is one of the most popular video games on the market right now. However, it seems that the game is going to have an update pretty soon after making a religious mistake with fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov. The mistake had to do with Nurmagomedov’s post-game win celebration in the game, which shows him making a cross gesture on his chest, which is pretty popular with many...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Khabib Nurmagomedov aims for title bout return in Brazil

UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov has been out of action for some time now due to a series of injuries that nearly forced the Dagestani fighter to retire. However, he is planning to a make a return to the octagon soon. He also wants to do it in a big way and knows exactly how to do so. Nurmagomedov explained in a recent interview that he wants to return in March against Rafael...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Khabib Nurmagomedov Fears He May Never Return After Latest Injury Setback

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s latest injury setback has left the Dagestani fighter fearing that he may never be able to return to fighting in the Octagon. The 27 year-old pulled out of his intended match-up with Tony Ferguson earlier this week due to a rib injury, and after having already spent 18 months on the sidelines with knee injuries it’s clear that he’s starting to feel down on his...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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