Justin Gaethje and Michael Chandler ‘Verbally’ Agree to Fight at UFC 268

Lightweight contenders Justin Gaethje (23-3) and Michael Chandler (22-6) have ‘verbally’ agreed to fight at UFC 268, and all the reports coming from ESPN, etc. indicate that the fight is expected to be greenlit. Assuming it is, the pair will be adding their own, unique brands of violence to a card that’s already headlined by […]

Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov opens up on “difficult” decision to retire


Despite recent speculation regarding his immediate future, undisputed UFC lightweight champion, Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov has insisted his recent decision to retire from professional mixed martial arts was a “difficult” one to make, but remains adamant the decision would always rear its head. The undefeated Dagestani announced his somewhat surprising decision to hang up his […]

Report: Dana White feels Khabib Nurmagomedov may make retirement u-turn


Well, this is quite the development. UFC lightweight champion, Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov emotionally called time on his professional career following his second-round triangle win over interim champion, Justin ‘The Highlight’ Gaethje, at 29-0 last weekend at UFC 254. This evening, UFC president Dana White has told how he believes Khabib may have one more […]

Charles Oliveira claims he should compete for the vacant UFC lightweight title


With seven-straight victories at lightweight, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ace, Charles ‘Do Bronx’ Oliveira has staked his claim for a spot in an upcoming vacant UFC lightweight championship matchup following the recent retirement of undisputed titleholder, Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov. Sat at #6 in the lightweight pile, Oliveira has managed to find finishes in each of his […]

Report: Michael Chandler suggests four-man lightweight title tournament


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 […]

Dana White: Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker II makes sense


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 […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov – The Eagle’s Final Flight


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 […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov questions why he should rematch Dustin Poirier or Conor McGregor


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 […]

Justin Gaethje plots damage filled UFC 254 clash with Khabib Nurmagomedov


Ahead of his lightweight title unification clash with the undefeated, Khabib Nurmagomedov this weekend at UFC 254 – interim champion, Justin Gaethje has envisioned a headlining matchup packed with damage – questioning if that’s something Khabib can handle over twenty-five minutes.   Gaethje, one of the most punishing strikers in recent memory, particularly at lightweight, […]