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Mairbek Taisumov rips Michael Chiesa for dodging fight: ‘I’ve lost all my respect for him, his management is scared of me’

It’s been a frustrating couple of months for perennial contender Mairbek Taisumov as he’s struggled to find a logical opponent to face in the Octagon. As the stage sets for UFC 223, Taisumov put the lightweight division on notice as…

Cody Garbrandt wants to fight Frankie Edgar at UFC 222

UFC 222 might be in a world of trouble right now, but Cody Garbrandt and Frankie Edgar are hoping to save the day. The organization has been attempting to salvage the pay-per-view ever since Max Holloway announced his injury and withdrew…

Dana White hopes Mario Yamasaki ‘never steps foot in the Octagon again’

Mario Yamasaki is the center of attention for all the wrong reasons, again. At UFC Fight Night 125, the experienced referee was criticized for not intervening during the co-main event between Valentina Shevchenko and Priscila Cachoeira. The matchup, which was predicted…

After Lyoto Machida, Eryk Anders wants to fight David Branch in Orlando

Eryk Anders has 2018 all planned out. Anders, who is scheduled to face former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida this weekend at UFC Fight Night 125 in Brazil, is aiming to fight ‘between four and six times’ in 2018…

UFC on FOX 27 Bonuses: Frank Camacho awarded another “Fight of the Night” bonus

UFC on FOX 27 may have started slowly, but it ended with a bang. Fight of the Night Frank Camacho picked up his third “Fight of the Night” award in just as many fights. Camacho was awarded “Fight of the Night”…

Kevin Lee vs. Nate Diaz: A Fight to Make?

As most of the news coming from the UFC lightweight division revolving around Conor McGregor’s speculated return, Kevin Lee’s call out of Nate Diaz was a welcome diversion. Lee is coming off a back and forth (but expected) loss to…

Kamaru Usman clarifies UFC Fight Night 124 post-fight interview: ‘I came into the fight at 30% health’

Kamaru Usman’s post-fight comments at UFC Fight Night 124 have mistakenly created negative ‘heat’ for the dominant welterweight. After a commanding performance against Emil Meek, Usman used his post-fight interview as an opportunity to generate some momentum for himself in…

Will Conor McGregor return to the UFC’s Octagon in 2018?

After Conor McGregor’s blockbuster fight with Floyd Mayweather ended via 10th round TKO in Mayweather’s favor back in August, McGregor has been enjoying the fruits of his labor. Raking in a disclosed $100 million paycheck for the contest, Conor took…

Khabib Nurmagomedov has big plans for 2018: “My plan is to fight three times next year”

After a dominant win over Edson Barboza, Khabib Nurmagomedov is focused on staying active in the New Year. A grappling masterclass It was a great day all around for ‘The Eagle’ to close out the year. In one of the…

Khalil Rountree explains that ‘everything is finally clicking’

Khalil Rountree has quickly become an unsuspecting challenger in the UFC’s light heavyweight division.