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A Log-Jam At Lightweight & What Will Likely Happen Next

The UFC’s lightweight division is in for quite an interesting 2019 following the decisions made by the NSAC during yesterday’s UFC 229 hearing. To get a better understanding of the exact punishments given to Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor, and the others involved, you can take a look at our original report here. The important points that are of relevance here …

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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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Conor McGregor Hints At A Return To Competition Next Year

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Conor McGregor hasn’t been too vocal about his plans for the future since losing out to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 last month. It’s understandable, though. He might have lost out in brutal fashion to the unbeaten Dagestani champion but in doing so, he managed to net an unprecedented sum of money for a mixed martial arts contest and is …

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Early McGregor/Cerrone Odds Released, Conor Opens As Favourite

The early odds have been released for the still-hypothetical lightweight showdown between Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone. According to BestFightOdds, Bovada have released their early odds for McGregor/Cerrone ahead of the fight’s possible but still unlikely announcement. Conor McGregor: -185 Donald Cerrone: +150 Conor opens up as the favourite here but not by as wide a margin as many would have perhaps expected. …

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Joe Rogan – “Tony Ferguson Deserves The Khabib Fight”

The famed UFC colour-commentator has made it clear that Tony Ferguson deserves the next shot at Khabib Nurmagomedov more than anyone else. The fight has been unsuccessfully put together on four different occasions, with everything from injuries, illnesses and one freak accident involving a wire depriving us of one of the best stylistic clashes in MMA today. The idea that …

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ONE Announce Flyweight & Lightweight Grand Prix Tournaments

ONE Championship has made yet another big play, announcing grand-prix tournaments for both their flyweight and lightweight divisions. The Asian promotion have done everything in their power to elevate their status within the MMA world in recent times with marquee signings like Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson. Competition across the field is always a healthy thing for the sport as …

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Watch: Lando Vannata & Matt Frevola Go To War In Instant-Classic

Lightweights Lando Vannata and Matt Frevola left absolutely everything they had inside that octagon on the UFC 230 prelims in what was an instant classic. Fights like this one are the fights you should show to people who have never watched MMA before. We all know exactly how unmissable Lando Vannata has been since signing for the UFC. His promotional record …

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Khabib: “You Know, You Should Give Credit To Conor McGregor”

Khabib Nurmagomedov had some positive things to say about his Irish rival in a recent interview with Russian news outlet, RT Sport. It’s almost odd to see anything other than insults thrown between both parties – especially when you consider the dark words Khabib’s manager Ali Abdelaziz had for Conor earlier this week – but in a recent interview with RT Sport, Nurmagomedov himself …

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