Islam Makhachev recovering from staph infection, plotting February Octagon return


Removed from last weekend’s UFC Vegas 14 headliner opposite former lightweight champion, Rafael dos Anjos due to a staph infection, streaking grappler, Islam Makhachev is hoping to make his first Octagon outing since September of last year in February coming. The American Kickboxing Academy product was scheduled to make his main event debut under the […]

Conor McGregor voices interest in fight with Rafael dos Anjos following UFC Vegas 14


Once officially scheduled and once briefly floated, a pairing of former two-weight world champion, ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor and former lightweight champion, Rafael dos Anjos has ultimately never materialised. Headlining UFC Vegas 14 last night at the UFC Apex facility, dos Anjos returned to his old 155-pound stomping grounds, and over five-rounds, took home a […]

Rafael dos Anjos still keen on Conor McGregor clash ahead of lightweight return


Still scheduled to make his lightweight division return this weekend at UFC Vegas 14, former division champion, Rafael dos Anjos has expressed his interest in finally matching opposite former two-weight world champion, ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor – after a couple of previous close calls. dos Anjos was initially slated to headline this weekend’s Las Vegas […]

Report: Paul Felder vs. Rafael dos Anjos headlines UFC Vegas 14


What a turn of events. Paul ‘The Irish Dragon’ Felder is in line to make his Octagon return on just five days notice, as he replaces Islam Makhachev and clashes with former lightweight champion, Rafael dos Anjos in a 155-pound main event at UFC Vegas 14 this weekend. Reports began to circulate last night that […]

Dana White “agrees” with Glover Teixeira’s calls for title shot


In the form of his recent career as of late, one-time UFC light heavyweight championship challenger, Glover Teixeira seems to have stamped his status as the division’s number-one contender once again via a hugely-impressive third-round rear-naked choke win over bruiser, Thiago ‘Marreta’ Santos at UFC Vegas 13. Scoring his fifth consecutive win, the Minas Gerais […]