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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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Relive Max Holloway’s Beautiful Destruction Of Brian Ortega

Max Holloway put his status as the world’s best featherweight beyond any doubt when he comprehensively beat down Brian Ortega in a thriller at UFC 231. It’s not often a fight can be described both as a ‘comprehensive beatdown’ and a ‘bonafide classic’ without being at risk of contradiction. But that’s exactly what we got when Max Holloway defended his …

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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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Tony Ferguson Releases Statement After Recent Personal Struggles

UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson has released a statement following the widespread concerns about his wellbeing following some recent turmoil. After the news came out that Ferguson’s wife had filed for a temporary restraining order against following numerous instances of bizarre and frightening behaviour, there has been a massive outpour of support from the fighting community for El Cucuy. Tony is …

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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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