Why James Vick is picking Khabib Nurmagomedov to beat Tony Ferguson for UFC title

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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
10 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
20 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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

White isn't stripping Conor McGregor just yet

Dana White isn’t stripping Conor McGregor of the UFC lightweight title just yet. But there’s a catch.At UFC 223 on April 7 in Brooklyn, Khabib Nurmagomedov will face off against Tony Ferguson. And their prize, according to White? The “undisputed” lightweight championship. But if he’s not stripping McGregor of his crown, how can that be?“Conor McGregor is not just one of the biggest...
Via The Sports Post
January 19, 2018  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tony Ferguson calls out Conor McGregor with f-bombs after win

Tony Ferguson made it very clear that he wants a shot at Conor McGregor after submitting Kevin Lee at UFC 216 on Saturday night.Ferguson used a great triangle choke to take care of Lee in the third round, and he now has his eyes on the prize regarding his next fight.After taking care of Lee, Ferguson made it known that he’s ready to take on McGregor, and it seemed very obvious that...
Via The Sports Daily
October 08, 2017  |  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...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Round of the year? These fighters fired everything in furious 1st

Tony Ferguson and Lando Vannata gave UFC fans a contender for "Round of the Year" with a furious first Wednesday night.Ferguson, the top-ranked lightweight contender, got more than he bargained for from Vannata at UFC Fight Night in Sioux Falls, S.D. An injury replacement for Michael Chiesa, Vannata was 8-0 in his pro career and looking to "shock the world" in his UFC debut.He didn...
Via FOX Sports
July 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Tony Ferguson survives KO scares, wins by submission at UFC Fight Night

Lando Vannata came in to Sioux Falls, S.D., on Wednesday night and nearly upset No. 1 lightweight title contender Tony Ferguson. "El Cucuy" held tough after some scares in the first round, however, and finished Vannata in the second with a front choke.The first round began with Ferguson landing his jab but then getting caught and hurt with a spinning backfist from Vannata. Ferguson...
Via FOX Sports
July 14, 2016  |  Discuss

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