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[ARCHIVES] Max Holloway Is Ready To Make History Against Khabib

Earlier this week, Max Holloway mentioned that he might face Khabib Nurmagomedov's protégé, Islam Makhachev, down the line. Three years ago, he almost faced Khabib himself. Here's a story published three years ago featuring one half of tonight's UFC Vegas 42 headliner, Max Holloway. The following article is presented...

Michael Chiesa Lawsuit Claims Conor McGregor Bus Attack was ‘Staged, Reckless Publicity Stunt’

Michael Chiesa’s attorneys are claiming Conor McGregor staged the attack on a bus ahead of UFC 223 in order to drum up publicity for a future fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov. That comes from the latest filings in the ongoing lawsuit where Chiesa is seeking damages from McGregor after he was...

Conor McGregor Files Motion to Dismiss for Several Claims in Michael Chiesa Lawsuit

Conor McGregor's attorneys have filed a motion to dismiss several claims in the lawsuit from fellow fighter Michael Chiesa following the events that unfolded ahead of UFC 223 in New York. Documentation filed by McGregor's attorneys was obtained from the New York Supreme Court on Tuesday following an initial report...

Michael Chiesa On Family Receiving Nasty Comments Over McGregor Lawsuit

Conor McGregor's bus attack at UFC 223 media day this past April sparked a lot of storylines. The major one being his fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229. However, McGregor's attack did injure fighters Ray Borg and Michael Chiesa. Both men were forced to pull from their respective...

Khabib Believes UFC Helped Orchestrate Conor McGregor’s Bus Attack

Tensions between Khabib Nurmagomedov and the UFC continue to grow. Things spiraled out of control following the lightweight champion's victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 229. Khabib secured a fourth-round submission win on the Irishman via neck crank. After the fight, all hell broke loose as both teams engaged...

Michael Chiesa Files Lawsuit Against Conor McGregor Over UFC 223 Bus Attack

Michael Chiesa is the first person to go after Conor McGregor for his assault on a bus earlier this year ahead of UFC 223 that left several people injured. Sources close to the former "Ultimate Fighter" winner confirmed Chiesa filed his lawsuit in the state of New York on Monday...

Brian Ortega Explains How He Almost Fought Khabib Nurmagomedov At UFC 223

The way UFC 223 played out still leaves a sour taste in the mouths of many hardcore mixed martial arts (MMA) fans. Initially the interim lightweight title was scheduled to be defended by then-title holder Tony Ferguson, who would finally face longtime rival Khabib Nurmagomedov. Unfortunately news broke on Easter...

Dustin Poirier Claims Eddie Alvarez Turned Down Rematch at UFC 223

Dustin Poirier made quite the reveal if he's to be believed. Poirier is coming off a fourth round TKO win over Justin Gaethje. "The Diamond" and Gaethje met this past Saturday night (April 14). The lightweight tilt served as UFC Glendale's main event. It is a front runner for "Fight...

Dustin Poirier Says UFC 223 Main Event Didn’t Feel Like Championship Fight

Khabib Nurmagomedov is the undisputed Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title holder, but Dustin Poirier feels something is off. Poirier will compete this Saturday night (April 14) in the main event of UFC Glendale. "The Diamond" will take on Justin Gaethje inside the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona. The winner could find...

Conor McGregor Pictured With Irish Criminal Duo Before UFC 223

The fallout from the UFC 223 bus attack by Conor McGregor continues. With a clearer picture now being painted, surprising and shocking details are starting to show. According to various reports, Conor McGregor was sighted alongside two Irish criminal brothers, who between them have 66 convictions. Jonathan and Andrew Murray...

Al Iaquinta’s Coach Ray Longo Was “Blown Away” by His Performance at UFC 223

At UFC 223, many people believed that it would be extremely difficult for Al Iaquinta to get out of the first round against Khabib Nurmagomedov, but his heart and determination helped him survive until the end of the fight. Al Iaquinta was originally scheduled to fight Paul Felder at UFC...

Michael Bisping Offers Conor McGregor Advice After Going Berserk in Brooklyn

Michael Bisping knows what it's like to act with anger given the multitude of feuds he's engaged in the UFC for more than a decade. That said, Bisping has never gone on a rampage like Conor McGregor that resulted in two fighters being injured and forced out of their upcoming...

UFC 223: Khabib vs. Rogan (This is #2 Bullsh*t)

No MMA analyst is more influential than Joe Rogan. Rogan has more Twitter followers than any other MMA analyst, with over four million, and his podcast, the Joe Rogan Experience, has over 2.5 million subscribers. And with over 20 years of commentary under his belt, it is safe to...

Anthony Pettis Had To Cut Weight Numerous Times at UFC 223

UFC 223 was filled with controversy and disruption throughout, and former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was affected massively. Going into UFC 223, Anthony Pettis was scheduled to fight #9 ranked lightweight Michael Chiesa, but after Chiesa was injured during Conor McGregor's bus attack this bout was scrapped. On The...

UFC 223 Medical Suspensions, Bonuses, Gate, & Attendance Revealed

UFC 223 is in the books and now it's time for the aftermath. This past Saturday night (April 7), UFC 223 took place inside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. In the main event, Khabib Nurmagomedov took on Al Iaquinta for the undisputed UFC lightweight title. "The Eagle" won the...