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Contenders With The Most Potential To Become UFC Champion In 2021

With such a tumultuous year, emerging as a UFC contender is demanding, but earning the status of a UFC Champion has proven to be even more difficult. Although being a contender means no guarantees, these athletes are certainly front-runners in that race to the top. 1. Rose Namajunas -...

McGregor Opens Up On How His Mindset Entering UFC 257 Cost Him

After watching back the footage of his UFC 257 loss to Dustin Poirier, Conor McGregor has now shared his musings with the world in great detail. At UFC 257, Dustin Poirier scored the major upset when he defeated Conor McGregor via TKO. Perhaps the biggest story of the fight was...

Dan Hooker: Loss to Chandler Was Beyond A Worst-Case Scenario

Dan Hooker has struggled to find the words to describe his disappointment at his loss to Michael Chandler, but he is intent on moving forward. Dan Hooker has had a week to process his first-round TKO loss to Michael Chandler at UFC 257 and has addressed the media for the...

Coach: Conor McGregor Regressed & Khabib Would’ve Smashed Him

Coach Javier Mendez believes Conor McGregor was fortunate that it was not Khabib Nurmagomedov standing across from him at UFC 257. Dustin Poirier was able to avenge his 2014 loss to Conor McGregor by handing McGregor the first TKO loss of his career. Poirier implemented a stellar gameplan and systemically...

UFC 257 Medical Suspensions: Conor McGregor Faces Lengthy Layoff

The UFC 257 medical suspensions are in, and if they hold up, it could be a long time before we see Conor McGregor compete again. Following his loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 257, Conor McGregor will now be sidelined for six months and cannot have contact training for 30...

UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2 Reportedly Sells 1.6 Million PPVs

By all appearances, UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2 was a smashing success. Per usual, Conor McGregor has delivered. He may not have come away from his UFC 257 main event against Dustin Poirier with a victory, but he spearheaded another big win for the UFC, with the first pay...

Nik Lentz Retires From Mixed Martial Arts Competition

Nik Lentz is calling an end to his 15 ½ year MMA career. UFC 257 saw Nik Lentz compete for what appears to be the last time when he lost a split decision to Movsar Evloev on the early prelims. This would mark the third loss in a row for...

Marina Rodriguez Addresses Controversial False Stoppage At UFC 257

Marina Rodriguez would love to have an extra $50,000 on top of her $50,000 bonus for Performance of the Night because she believes she had not one but two knockouts during the fight. The UFC 257 pay per view opened with two of the hottest prospects in the strawweight division...

Poirier Strongly Disagrees With White On Chandler Deserving Title Shot

Dustin Poirier has absolutely no interest whatsoever in fighting Michael Chandler, even if it is for a world title. The two big winners at UFC 257 were Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler, who both walked away from their spotlighted bouts with a KO/TKO victory. If this were the old-school UFC,...

Chandler Delivers Message to Khabib, White Not Optimistic For Return

Michael Chandler believes that he is the guy to hand Khabib Nurmagomedov his first professional defeat, but UFC President Dana White isn’t confident he’ll ever get the chance to prove it. Michael Chandler impressed the world in his UFC 257 debut when he knocked out Dan Hooker in the co-main...

Conor McGregor Responds To Khabib’s Criticisms Of His UFC 257 Loss

The chances of a rematch between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor may be all but dead, but the two are still sparring verbally in the aftermath of UFC 257. UFC 257 saw Conor McGregor lose for the second time in three fights when Dustin Poirier defeated him via TKO. Of...

7 Takeaways from UFC 257: McGregor vs Poirier 2

UFC 257 featured lightweight main and co-main events that could set the tone for the division in 2021. Dustin Poirier was able to beat Conor Mcgregor in their rematch and  Michael Chandler let the MMA world know that great fighters can come from Bellator into the UFC with his...

UFC 257 Bonuses: Dustin Poirier Among Fighters To Nab Performance Checks

The UFC 257  bonuses have been released. The event took place inside Fight Island in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Headlining the card was a clash between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor. This fight saw Poirier get a brief takedown in the first round before they went to the clinch. The second...

UFC 257 Highlights: Michael Chandler KO’s Dan Hooker In Promotional Debut

Michael Chandler had a memorable debut against Dan Hooker.  The two fighters met in a lightweight bout on Saturday night (January 23, 2021) at the UFC 257 event from Fight Island in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Chandler dropped him with a big right hand then followed up with strikes on the...

WATCH: UFC 257 Post-Fight Press Conference Live Stream

The UFC 257 post-fight press conference will be live once the action concludes. In the headliner, Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor will collide in a lightweight clash. The co-main event will see a bout between Michael Chandler vs. Dan Hooker. More action will also be featured on the main card...