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Video: Kamaru Usman & Justin Gaethje Exchange Body Shots During Sparring

Kamaru Usman and Justin Gaethje seem to be having a blast caving each other's ribs in. Usman is preparing for another UFC welterweight title defense but things are a bit different this time. "The Nigerian Nightmare" has changed camps ahead of his title showdown with former teammate Gilbert Burns. Usman,...

Dustin Poirier Not Interested In Picking Favorites For Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje

Dustin Poirier doesn't have a favorite going into the UFC lightweight title unification bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje. Nurmagomedov holds the UFC lightweight championship, while Gaethje is the interim title holder. A title unification bout is expected for September. Poirier was submitted by Nurmagomedov back in Sept. 2019...

Justin Gaethje Reveals Why He Doesn’t Utilize Wrestling In UFC

Interim UFC lightweight champion Justin Gaethje has explained why he doesn't often utilize his wrestling skills in the UFC. Gaethje is known for his exciting fighting style. Gaethje has yet to leave the Octagon without receiving a bonus at the end of the night. In seven UFC bouts, Gaethje has...

Dustin Poirier On Justin Gaethje Rematch: ‘I’m Always Open To It’

If Dustin Poirier is offered a rematch with Justin Gaethje, he likely won't hesitate to take the bout. Back in April 2018, Poirier and Gaethje did battle in Glendale, Arizona. It earned "Fight of the Night" honors and had many calling it the "Fight of the Year." Poirier won the...

Dan Hooker Understands Why Justin Gaethje Is Rooting For Dustin Poirier At UFC On ESPN 12

Dan Hooker understands why Justin Gaethje is rooting for Dustin Poirier to win in the main event of UFC on ESPN 12 this Saturday night. Gaethje has predicted that Poirier will knock out Hooker in the main event, but for the Kiwi he says there is a logical reason why...

Dan Hooker Thinks He Can Finish Dustin Poirier, Justin Gaethje Responds

Dan Hooker believes he can stop Dustin Poirier but Justin Gaethje isn't convinced. Hooker has made some noise since ditching the featherweight division in favor of 155 pounds. The City Kickboxing bruiser has gone 7-1 since returning to the lightweight division. He's riding a three-fight winning streak and is coming...

Justin Gaethje Says Conor McGregor Would Go Through Hell Fighting Him

Justin Gaethje believes Conor McGregor would be in for a rough time if they ever share the Octagon. Gaethje is the interim UFC lightweight champion and is set for a title unification bout against 155-pound title holder Khabib Nurmagomedov. "The Eagle" was initially willing to return as soon as June...

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje Reported For UFC 253

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje will unify the lightweight at UFC 253 on September 19. Combate was first to report the news of the fight being targeted for the event. The location of the fight is currently unknown. But, perhaps the recently announced Fight Island, which is YAS Island in...

Justin Gaethje Not Buying Conor McGregor’s Retirement Talk

Justin Gaethje doesn't believe that Conor McGregor is truly done with MMA competition. Following UFC 250, McGregor took to his Twitter account to claim that he is retiring from MMA. The "Notorious" one has made this claim several times before. When he did so back in 2019, UFC president Dana...

Dana White Doubles Down On Belief That McGregor Should Wait For Khabib vs. Gaethje Winner

UFC president Dana White is sticking to his belief that Conor McGregor should wait for Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje to play out. Back in May, Gaethje went one-on-one with Tony Ferguson for the interim UFC lightweight championship. "The Highlight" emerged victorious over "El Cucuy," scoring a fifth-round TKO victory....

Justin Gaethje Discusses Key To Defeating Khabib Nurmagomedov

Justin Gaethje believes he knows what he must do to dethrone Khabib Nurmagomedov. Gaethje is set for a UFC lightweight title unification bout with Nurmagomedov later this year. "The Highlight" captured the interim 155-pound gold in the main event of UFC 249. Gaethje earned a fifth-round TKO victory over Tony...

Justin Gaethje: Beating Khabib & Conor McGregor Would Be ‘Legendary’

Justin Gaethje believes he can forge his own legacy with two massive victories. Gaethje is the interim UFC lightweight champion and he's due for a title unification bout later this year. "The Highlight" captured interim gold by defeating Tony Ferguson at UFC 249. Gaethje became the first fighter to beat...

Eddie Alvarez Thinks Conor McGregor Would KO Justin Gaethje

Eddie Alvarez expects Conor McGregor to stop Justin Gaethje if the two ever share the Octagon. Alvarez fought both McGregor and Gaethje. He was stopped by the "Notorious" one but knocked out Gaethje. With McGregor believing that he'll eventually fight Gaethje, Alvarez has made a prediction. Alvarez Makes Prediction For Gaethje...

Conor McGregor Reacts To Justin Gaethje’s Belief That He’s Losing Clout

Conor McGregor has responded to Justin Gaethje claiming he's losing steam. McGregor and Gaethje find themselves in a war of words. Gaethje fired the first shot when he called McGregor a "piece of sh*t" father for his run-ins with the law last year. McGregor finally responded to that comment this...

Justin Gaethje Thinks Conor McGregor Is Losing His Clout

Justin Gaethje is questioning why suddenly Conor McGregor is targeting him. Gaethje has let it be known that he is no fan of the "Notorious" one. Last year, "The Highlight" called McGregor a "piece of sh*t" father. McGregor didn't respond to the remark until recently. This has Gaethje thinking McGregor's...