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Justin Gaethje Was Looking For a Fight With Max Holloway As A Way Back To Title

Justin Gaethje was looking for a fight recently, but the would-be opponent might surprise you. Gaethje has been on the outside on the lightweight title picture looking in for the better part of a year. He last fought back in October of 2020 when he received his first UFC title...

Dustin Poirier Reveals The Most Skilled Opponent He’s Ever Beaten

Dustin Poirier has revealed who he thinks is the most skilled fighter he's ever shared the Octagon with. Poirier knows a thing or two about trading leather. "The Diamond" has had 35 pro MMA bouts and is a former interim UFC Lightweight Champion. At the highest of levels, Poirier can...

The Return of The Mac: Why Poirier Isn’t McGregor’s Only Option Upon Comeback

Upon his return from injury, Conor McGregor may have more than one option at his disposal. Following his first-round knockout of Donald Cerrone back in January 2020, McGregor has found himself on a two-fight losing skid, suffering back-to-back losses to Dustin Poirier. After a freak accident cut the Conor McGregor vs...

The Pulse of MMA: Fans React To A String Of Big Fight Announcements

The Pulse of MMA: Fan Reactions To The Sport’s Biggest Stories Here are some of the raw reactions from the MMA community about the biggest stories around the sport. Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori Expected To Headline Oct. 23 UFC Event There was a quartet of big fight announcements within the past...

Holloway vs. Rodríguez Rebooking Targeted For Nov. 13 Main Event

After the cancellation of their July 17 bout, the UFC has a new date in mind for the Max Holloway vs. Yair Rodríguez pairing. Per Aaron Bronsteter of TSN Sports, Dana White has disclosed that the UFC is targeting November 13 as the new date for Holloway and...

Korean Zombie: Max Holloway Lacks Punching Power So I Can Beat Him

Fresh from his victory at UFC Vegas 29, featherweight Korean Zombie delivered a mic drop moment by declaring he can easily outmatch Max Holloway for punching power. The Korean Zombie, otherwise known as Chan Sung Jung, sent a statement to the featherweight division Saturday night with a dominant unanimous decision...

BREAKING: Max Holloway Out Of July 17 Main Event Against Yair Rodriguez

Max Holloway will not be fighting Yair Rodriguez on July 17. According to ESPN Deportes, Holloway is out of the main event due to suffering an injury in camp. It's uncertain what the injury is or how severe it is. The hope is the UFC will find a replacement to...

Barboza Wants Kattar Next, Willing To Backup Holloway/Rodriguez

UFC featherweight Edson Barboza is on the hunt for his next opponent and has named Calvin Kattar as his top priority. The Brazilian is officially 2-1 in the 145-pound division, having moved down a weight class following back-to-back losses against lightweights Justin Gaethje and Paul Felder in 2019. Since a defeat...

Alex Volkanovski Hopes Rumors of Zabit’s Retirement Are Untrue

UFC champ Alexander Volkanovski is hopeful that Zabit Magomedsharipov will remain an active fighter on the UFC roster after rumors of retirement have surfaced. Following a rankings report that was recently released, it was revealed that the UFC removed Zabit Magomedsharipov from the lightweight rankings and cited inactivity as...

Beneil Dariush Willing To Follow Max Holloway’s Footsteps To A Title Shot

There may be some things that Beneil Dariush does not understand about Max Holloway, but he’s taken home the most valuable lesson from the former featherweight king: keep winning and you can’t be denied. Tomorrow night, Beneil Dariush will look to become the fourth man to defeat Tony Ferguson in...

Brian Ortega Won’t Feel 100% Like A Champion Until He Beats Holloway

Even if Brian Ortega emerges victorious in his UFC 260 title fight against Alexander Volkanovski, he would still feel as though there is something missing from his championship celebration: redemption. There is only one man who holds a victory over Brian “T-City” Ortega, and he is the same man who...

Henry Cejudo Welcomes The Challenge Of Max Holloway Fight

While rumors of Henry Cejudo retiring have dragged on for a while, it appears the former UFC double champion is interested in a return fight against the former featherweight champ Max Holloway. After demolishing bantamweight legend Dominick Cruz to defend his title at UFC 249 last May, the Olympian...

Beneil Dariush Questions Tony Ferguson’s Training Methods

Beneil Dariush believes that if Tony Ferguson is sparring as much as Max Holloway claims to be, then that would explain the difficulties El Cucuy is experiencing. At UFC on ABC 1, Max Holloway turned in an exemplary performance in his victory over Calvin Kattar, where he set a...

Max Holloway Plans To Finish Career At Lightweight Or Welterweight

Max Holloway has laid out the short-term and long-term plans for the future of his legendary career. Former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway is taking it all as it comes after his UFC on ABC 1 showcase against Calvin Kattar. After what Holloway believes to be the best performance of...

The Top 5 Best Boxers In The UFC

Since Max Holloway's brilliant performance against Calvin Kattar, the question has been asked of who are the best boxers in the UFC today? After all, the Hawaiian smashed records for most strikes attempted and landed, but to qualify as the best boxer in the promotion, more than offense is...