1. Floyd vs. Conor, the UFC's Lightweight Division and the Hot Mess of It All

    The UFC lightweight division has twisted itself into a tricky little knot to begin 2017. Now, the question is whether the fight company can pull the right strings to untangle it ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 3 months ago 22,387 reads 0 comments

  2. Is Khabib Nurmagomedov's Status as Elite LW at Risk After UFC 209 Pull-Out?

    There is so much to like about Khabib Nurmagomedov . It was love at first sight between Nurmagomedov and many hardcore UFC fans when the 28-year-old native of Dagestan debuted in the Octagon in January 2012...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 23,294 reads 0 comments

  3. Woodley vs. Thompson 2: Odds, Tickets, Predictions After UFC 209 Weigh-in

    There's no beating around the bush discussing UFC 209. Friday was a very, very disappointing day for the promotion. The cancellation of the co-main event between Khabib Nurmagomedov vs...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 4 months ago 2,707 reads 0 comments

  4. That Time Conor McGregor Criticized Khabib Nurmagomedov for Withdrawals

    Give it up one more time for Mystic Mac. Conor McGregor conferred that moniker on himself for predicting—quite accurately—when and how his fights would end...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 71,480 reads 0 comments

  5. Khabib Nurmagomedov off UFC 209, Interim Title Fight Has Been Cancelled

    The MMA gods must take their cue from the Old Testament because they are vengeful. As the early weigh-ins got underway a report from Russian media came out that Khabib Nurmagomedov ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 73,259 reads 0 comments

  6. The Question: Will Conor McGregor Ever Fight the Nurmagomedov-Ferguson Winner?

    Interim titles have become the latest running joke in the UFC. It seems like you can't turn around these days without the fight company draping a temporary championship around the waist of one of its fighters...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 28,310 reads 0 comments

  7. UFC 209 Betting Preview: Woodley vs. Thompson Odds, Analysis

    Top welterweight contender Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson was not at his best in the first meeting with champion Tyron Woodley for the title belt at UFC 205 last November, yet he still left the Octagon without a loss...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 4 months ago 596 reads 0 comments

  8. The Complete Guide to UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson 2

    The UFC has put together a stacked card for its UFC 209 event this Saturday, March 4, in Las Vegas. In the main event, welterweight champion Tyron Woodley takes on Stephen Thompson ...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 4 months ago 23,290 reads 0 comments

  9. Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson at UFC 209: The Complete Breakdown

    While the rematch between Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson for the welterweight title headlines March 4's UFC 209 card from Las Vegas, the co-main event pitting Khabib Nurmagomedov ...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 4 months ago 15,202 reads 0 comments

  10. That Time a Young Khabib Nurmagomedov Wrestled a Bear

    They do things differently in Russia. They breed their mixed martial artists differently, too. If you don't believe that to be true, consider Exhibit "A": a nine-year-old Khabib Nurmagomedov grappling a bear...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 4 months ago 58,959 reads 0 comments

  11. UFC 209: Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson Full Card Preview and Predictions

    Last Saturday's UFC 208 was an ugly card, but things will return to normal at UFC 209...more or less. Two incredibly compelling fights sit atop the March 4 event in the welterweight ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 months ago 32,991 reads 0 comments

  12. Khabib Nurmagomedov 'Doesn't Give a S--t' About Conor McGregor

    Khabib Nurmagomedov was on stage for a UFC 208 pre-fight Q&A session on Friday, and naturally, Conor McGregor was a hot topic. Nurmagomedov is definitely not McGregor’s biggest fan...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 4 months ago 18,711 reads 0 comments

  13. Too Much Talk, Not Enough Action in UFC Featherweight and Lightweight Divisions

    Years ago in the lead-up to UFC 123, talking about the elusiveness of Lyoto Machida was all the rage. He was fighting Rampage Jackson that night, and Jackson, a legend in a number ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 6 months ago 9,088 reads 47 comments

  14. Fearless List of Sports Stars Poised for 2017 Takeover

    A plethora of figures emerged as budding sports stars in 2016. Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott became the faces of the Dallas Cowboys, Conor McGregor established himself as the ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 7 months ago 3,487 reads 3 comments

  15. With Conor McGregor Shelved, Nurmagomedov and Ferguson Are Down to Battle

    The most lucrative fight in MMA today is a " red panty night " with Conor McGregor. Two fighters all too aware of this reality are top lightweight contenders Khabib Nurmagomedov (24-0) and Tony Ferguson (22-3)...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 25,042 reads 158 comments

  16. Conor McGregor Is Avoiding Khabib Nurmagomedov Fight, Says Coach Javier Mendez

    After Conor McGregor knocked out Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205, he dismissed Khabib Nurmagomedov as his next opponent, claiming he wasn't interested in taking that bout because Nurmagomedov ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 7 months ago 31,070 reads 132 comments

  17. Will New Lightweight Champ Conor McGregor Avoid His No. 1 Contender?

    Inside the MMA bubble, UFC 205 was a breakout moment for Khabib Nurmagomedov . A savage victory over Michael Johnson during Saturday's preliminaries reaffirmed the 28-year-old Russian grappler as a darling among hardcore fans...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 45,949 reads 188 comments

  18. Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Michael Johnson Results: Winner, Reaction from UFC 205

    Khabib Nurmagomedov had everything on the line at Saturday's UFC 205. Dominance and bad luck have defined the Russian grappler's career...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 28,025 reads 73 comments

  19. Nothing Ventured: A Look at UFC 205's Most Compelling Fight Odds

    The age-old saying of nothing ventured, nothing gained has its place in the MMA world. T he unpredictable nature of the sport leaves open windows for those looking to take a risk...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 7 months ago 415 reads 0 comments

  20. UFC 205 Primer: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Michael Johnson Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    UFC 205 is headlined by a lightweight championship fight, but the main event is not the card's only meaningful lightweight showdown. No. 1 ranked Khabib Nurmagomedov will square off against No...

    Craig Amos Written by Craig Amos about 8 months ago 15,953 reads 34 comments

  21. Nurmagomedov's Ultimatum Fighting: Title Fight or UFC Will Never Go to Russia

    Khabib Nurmagomedov feels like he was played by the UFC...and he is not taking that lightly. Speaking with Luke Thomas on SiriusXM's The Luke Thomas Show , the lightweight contender issued a strong ultimatum to the UFC...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 20,440 reads 69 comments