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Kevin Lee Says He’s Waiting On Islam Makhachev To Sign Bout Agreement

Kevin Lee wants a bout with Islam Makhachev and he claims the ball is in the Dagestanian's court. Lee is coming off a brutal head kick knockout victory over Gregor Gillespie at UFC 244 last month. "The Motown Phenom" hasn't been shy in expressing his interest in a fight with...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Gives Update on Retirement Plans

Retirement has been a topic of conversation associated with UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov for some time now, but Khabib is not thinking about it as much for a very good reason. One of the first times Khabib Nurmagomedov mentioned retirement was after his health scare following his weigh-in failure...

Joe Rogan Says Tony Ferguson Is Khabib’s Best Opponent Stylistically

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan feels Tony Ferguson is the best opponent Khabib Nurmagomedov has faced. Nurmagomedov is set to put his UFC lightweight championship on the line against Ferguson on April 18. The title bout will headline UFC 249 inside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Nurmagomedov has a...

Quote: Khabib Won’t Break Tony Ferguson Mentally Or Physically

A former referee renowned for his work doesn't believe that Khabib Nurmagomedov can break Tony Ferguson. Nurmagomedov vs. Ferguson has been booked multiple times in the past and fight fans are hoping that April 18, 2020 is the date that this bout finally comes to fruition. Nurmagomedov is putting his...

Tony Ferguson Says ‘F*ck No’ To Idea That Khabib Fight Is Cursed

One would be wise not to tell Tony Ferguson that a bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov is cursed. Ferguson is set to challenge Nurmagomedov for the UFC lightweight title on April 18 in Brooklyn, NY. While fight fans are excited, some feel this bout is cursed. It has been booked several...

Khabib Feels ‘Fire Burning’ Inside Ahead Of Tony Ferguson Bout

Khabib Nurmagomedov says he feels more motivated ahead of the Tony Ferguson fight than he was his last four outings. Nurmagomedov is scheduled to put his UFC lightweight title on the line against Ferguson on April 18. The 155-pound championship bout is set to headline UFC 249 inside Barclays Center...

Justin Gaethje Willing To Replace Khabib Or Ferguson On One Condition

Justin Gaethje is willing to step up and be a replacement for the Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson fight scheduled for April 18, but only on one condition. Justin Gaethje has been waiting in the wings for a shot at the Eagle ever since recording his third straight first-round KO. As expected,...

Tony Ferguson Explains Delay in Signing Contract to Fight Khabib

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson are booked to fight one another for the fifth time, but the road to getting there was anything but smooth sailing. The difficulty of Nurmagomedov and Ferguson’s making it to the Octagon has been painfully well-documented. But in this most recent attempt, the stumbled already...

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson Is On For April 18

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson is now a lock for a UFC event in April. ESPN reports that Ferguson made the trip to Las Vegas along with his management team earlier tonight (Nov. 29). There, "El Cucuy" met with UFC officials and signed the bout agreement to challenge UFC lightweight...