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Khabib Impressed By Poirier, Plans To ‘Maul Him’ Nonetheless

Khabib Nurmagomedov gave his thoughts on his division’s top contender, Dustin Poirier, a man who won his interim-title in highly impressive fashion last weekend. Khabib was in attendance at UFC St Petersburg in support of his friend and teammate Islam Mackhachev – who came out on top in a thrilling showdown against promotional debutant Arman Tsarukyan in the night’s co-main …

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Max Holloway Issues Statement Following First Loss Since 2013

The UFC featherweight champion of the world has issued a statement following his UFC 236 loss to the newly-crowned interim-lightweight champ, Dustin Poirier. Max Holloway left UFC 236 with his head held high, make no mistake. It’s not exactly a stretch to say that the featherweight champion did himself justice but from the get-go, it became pretty apparent that Dustin …

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Watch: Dustin Poirier Overpowers Holloway To Earn Interim Glory

Dustin Poirier beat down featherweight champion Max Holloway in their UFC 236 rematch to earn himself his first taste of UFC gold. Two classic title-bouts and two newly-crowned interim-champions to add to the history books. Even for those who tuned in to see the electric co-main event directly beforehand, there was never really the sense that the pairing of Poirier …

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Owen Roddy Breaks Down Max Holloway V Dustin Poirier At UFC 236

Atlanta, Georgia is the setting for this weekend’s highly anticipated UFC 236 card when featherweight king, Max Holloway attempts to land the interim-lightweight strap to his list of achievements against UFC veteran Dustin Poirier. It’s the second meeting of the two, having fought previously in 2012 when Poirier handed Holloway the first loss on his professional record. Since then, however, …

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Max Holloway: The Most Game Fighter In The Sport Today

In a time where those who hold titles are becoming increasingly detached from the traditional measure of a great champion, Max Holloway has continued to prove himself to be a special, special talent. 2016’s UFC 199 will be forever remembered as the night we witnessed one of the greatest shocks in the history of mixed martial arts. Our sport’s community …

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Max Holloway Describes His Battle With Depression Last Year

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway has opened up about his struggles with depression in 2018 after a year that saw him battle demons outside of the realms of the octagon. Max Holloway has slowly become one of the most popular and well-liked fighters in the sport of mixed martial arts today. A gentleman outside of the octagon and an absolute …

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Ranked: The Top-15 UFC Fights Of Spring/Summer 2019

The UFC have announced an incredibly stacked schedule for the spring/summer period so with that in mind, we’ve put together a list of the very best. Honourable mentions Aspen Ladd vs. Sijara Eubanks – UFC Rochester – May 18 Jimi Manuwa vs. Alexander Rakic – UFC Stockholm – June 1 Cub Swanson vs. Shane Burgos – UFC Ottawa – May …

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Relive Dustin Poirier Vs. Max Holloway I Ahead Of UFC 236

With the rematch now signed and sealed for the UFC 236 main-event, relive the first meeting between Dustin Poirier and Max Holloway from 2012. The fight, which took place over seven years ago, was one that became important in the trajectories of both guys for different reasons. Poirier, who would later find his greatest form at 155lbs, dispatched Holloway before …

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An Inevitable Decline?: Some Concerns About Tony Ferguson

One of the most unmissable competitors in the history of the sport of MMA, Tony Ferguson, has to be considered one of the greatest fighters to never fight for undisputed UFC gold.  Mexican folklore contains within it the story of El Cucuy, a boogeyman-esque creature who steals away unruly youngsters who disobey those in a position of power. In reality, the tale is, of course, …

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Poirier Puts Foot Down, Demands Ferguson, McGregor, Or New Contract

Top lightweight contender has issued a stern ultimatum to the UFC, calling for either Conor McGregor, Tony Ferguson, or a new contract. Following the news that UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has been handed a nine-month sentence from the NSAC following his hearing last night, it’s understandable that the current crop of 155lb-r’s are annoyed at having to deal with yet another …

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Tony Ferguson & Dustin Poirier Engage In Bizarre Back-And-Forth

Dustin Poirier’s recent call-out of top lightweight contender Tony Ferguson did not go unnoticed and his response was just as amazing as you would expect. Both men are in a strange state of limbo with the current situation surrounding UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov but with Tony Ferguson’s spot as the divisional top-contender sealed beyond any doubt – questions have …

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Dustin Poirier Sick Of Waiting, Calls Out Tony Ferguson

Top UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier isn’t willing to wait around as the title-picture at the top of his division gets settled. As of right now, it seems quite unlikely that we’ll see either Khabib Nurmagomedov or Conor McGregor in action in the early stages of 2019. Both of their futures are currently in the hands of the Nevada State …

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