Following the successful unification of the UFC lightweight championships on Saturday night at UFC 254, Khabib 'The Eagle' Nurmagomedov decided to follow through on a prior promise made to his mother amid the passing of his father, Abdulmanap earlier this year - and called time on his splendid career in the sport. With the throne set to be vacated, promotional newcomer, Michael … [Read more...] about Report: Michael Chandler suggests four-man lightweight title tournament
Extending his unbeaten run to two-fights at UFC 254 on Saturday night, former middleweight champion, Robert 'The Reaper' Whittaker seems to have also earned a title rematch opposite former-foe, Israel 'The Last Stylebender' Adesanya - with promotional president, Dana White outlining his interest in a re-run between the two. Knocked from his main event perch for the first … [Read more...] about Dana White: Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker II makes sense
To retire from professional mixed martial arts at the very highest level with an unblemished record these days is largely unheard of. The old adage tells, "nobody's perfect", "the bigger they are, the harder they'll fall". Neither of these antique statements can be applied to Khabib 'The Eagle' Nurmagomedov. Taking flight for the final time as a professional mixed martial … [Read more...] about Khabib Nurmagomedov – The Eagle’s Final Flight
Back in the official welterweight rankings, and back to active competition - perennial division contender, Leon 'Rocky' Edwards is pencilled in to main event UFC Vegas 15 on December 19th. as he tackles streaking fan-favourite, Khamzat 'Borz' Chimaev - in a title-eliminator, potentially for both. Controversially removed from the official welterweight pile yesterday due to … [Read more...] about Report: Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev booked for UFC Vegas 15 on December 19th.
With focus firmly planted on his UFC lightweight title unification clash with interim best, Justin 'The Highlight' Gaethje tomorrow night in Abu Dhabi, UAE - Khabib 'The Eagle' Nurmagomedov has questioned why he should consider offering either past-foes, Dustin 'The Highlight' Poirier or 'The Notorious' Conor McGregor a rematch. Khabib, who secured submission wins over both … [Read more...] about Khabib Nurmagomedov questions why he should rematch Dustin Poirier or Conor McGregor