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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Manager Claims Date Has Finally Been Set For Ferguson Bout

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager has lashed out at his client’s great rival, Tony Ferguson, claiming that their long-awaited fight has been set in stone for yet another date. Nurmagomedov-Ferguson is one of those rivalries that has tested the patience of fight fans in recent times. On three separate occasions so far we have been promised a clash between these two world-class lightweights …

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MMA Fans Rip Khabib Nurmagomedov To Pieces After Teasing Comeback Tweet

Khabib Nurmagomedov has been keeping a low profile ever since his disastrous weight cut failure ahead of UFC 209 clash and his scheduled clash with Tony Ferguson back in March. The Russian wrestler was a no-show for the official pre-fight weigh-in and the interim lightweight title fight with El Cucuy was unceremoniously scrapped. News of Nurmagomedov’s hospitalisation as a result …

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Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson Verbally Agrees To A Potential ‘Fight Of The Year’ In The Making

The two-time UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson has made moves towards getting his eagerly anticipated return to the octagon signed. Thompson’s two unsuccessful title challenges over the course of the last six months have certainly taken the wind out of his sails to a certain extent but despite being unable to best the champ, Tyron Woodley, over the …

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Tony Ferguson Says Nate Diaz Is Like A ‘Bad Ex-Girlfriend’

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 01: Tony Ferguson holds an open workout for fans and media inside T-Mobile Arena on March 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Tony Ferguson is relentless in his quest for UFC gold. The former Ultimate Fighter season 13 welterweight winner is the clear number one contender in the UFC’s most stacked division, yet he can’t seem to get an opponent. El Cucuy quietly accumulated a string of exceptional victories beginning way back in 2012 after a decision loss to Michael Johnson. Since …

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McGregor’s Manager On A Truly Electric 155lb Interim-Title Fight That Would Grab Conor’s Attention

Audie Attar, the manager of Conor McGregor, spoke to Ariel Helwani on this week’s edition of the MMA Hour and put forth his own thoughts for an interim-lightweight title fight that would keep the fans occupied while McGregor continues to make moves towards a foray into the world of boxing. Disappointment is something that us sports fans have to deal …

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Tony Ferguson Sends A Strong Message To Nate Diaz

There is still a sour taste in the mouths of MMA fans after the cancellation of UFC 209’s most anticipated fight between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov. ‘El Cucuy’ is one of the most exciting and fan friendly fighters on the roster and unfortunately it seems we will not get to see him compete any time soon. Khabib is still …

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Nurmagomedov Adamant He Will Stay At 155lbs Despite Admission He ‘Almost Died’ During UFC 209 Weight-Cut

During an appearance on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, Khabib Nurmagomedov spoke to Ariel Helwani about his aborted cut to 155lbs ahead of UFC 209. Really, the Russian didn’t provide a huge amount of new information, partly because he claimed that his memory of the sequence of events which led to the collapse of an eagerly anticipated UFC interim …

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Stephen Thompson’s Idea For His Next Opponent Is Twice As Good As A Matchup With Gunnar Nelson

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson appeared on the MMA Hour today to discuss his next move as a mixed martial artist and gave us his own pick for his next matchup. Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson is fresh off of his UFC 209 loss to Tyron Woodley for the welterweight title, and though the eagerly anticipated matchup was a tepid encounter at best, Wonderboy …

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Michael Bisping Easily Bests ‘Shadow-Boxer’ Tyron Woodley In Second Round Of Ongoing Beef

The UFC’s middleweight and welterweight champions have added fuel to the fires of their potential matchup by recently engaging in a brief, but one-sided Twitter skirmish. Say what you want about Britain’s Michael Bisping as a fighter, but when it comes to the delicate art of talking-trash, he’s most certainly in a category that only a few can join him …

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