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Robert Whittaker Calls For Adesanya Fight As Khabib/Poirier Co-Main Event

Robert Whittaker has called on the UFC to book his middleweight title unification showdown with Israel Adesanya as a co-main event to Khabib’s return. Earlier today we brought you some clues that would indicate that UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is preparing to headline a showdown in Abu Dhabi in September. It would make sense, given the extremely high level …

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Khabib On Course For Massive Abu Dhabi Spot At UFC 242?

Khabib Nurmagomedov is edging closer to the return to the UFC octagon in September, with a matchup in Abu Dhabi at UFC 242 seemingly on the cards. While nothing has been yet made official, everything from The Eagle’s current timeline to the UFC’s decision to host a PPV event in Abu Dhabi on September 7 seems to indicate that Dana …

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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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Chael Sonnen: Israel Adesanya Just Became The Biggest Draw In UFC

Chael Sonnen has given his take on the superstar status of Israel Adesanya post-UFC 236, predicting that his next fight will break every live-gate record in the book. It seems like an outlandish claim to make so soon after Adesanya’s interim-title-winning performance over the weekend but despite the sensational manner in which he phrased his claim, Chael certainly comes through …

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Tony Ferguson Responds To Khabib’s Message Of Support

Tony Ferguson didn’t waste any time in responding to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s recent message of support after his recent personal issues outside of the octagon. His activity of late may have been slacking due to circumstances that have affected his ability to compete, but when El Cucuy steps into the octagon to fight, you know you are in for nothing short …

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Khabib Extends A Message Of Support To His Rival Tony Ferguson

They may have had their run-ins in the past, but Khabib Nurmagomedov was quick to offer his support to Tony Ferguson upon being asked about his recent personal struggles. By contrast, the feud that has existed between Nurmagomedov and Ferguson seems tame when looked at alongside the Dagestan-native’s relationship with his most recent conquest, Conor McGregor. It was more a …

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Dana White Releases Statement On Khabib/McGregor Twitter Spat

Dana White and the UFC are stepping in to deal with what they themselves describe as ‘unacceptable’ behavior between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. A brief but incredibly ugly Twitter back-and-forth has given the impression that the animosity between the two is as strong as ever. In many people’s eyes, we’re fast-approaching the point where things have gone too far. …

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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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Justin Gaethje Believes He Is Khabib’s Toughest Fight At 155lbs

Lightweight contender Justin Gaethje believes that his style is tailor-made to cause the divisional champion Khabib Nurmagomedov some serious problems. ‘The Highlight’ was the toast of the mixed martial arts world by the time Sunday morning came around after he scored his second consecutive first-round KO – this time over perennial contender Edson Barboza. Now, the big question in the …

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Constructing The Perfect UFC Division From No. 15 To Champion

We’ve decided to set each and every ranked UFC fighter up against their numerical counterparts for the cross-divisional fantasy top-15 to end all others. The idea is simple. We take the #15 strawweight, #15 flyweight, #15 bantamweight, and so on, from each division and place them in a pool together. Then we use the criteria listed below to single out …

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