What’s next for the UFC lightweight division?

The UFC’s lightweight division has been a reliable source of madness for some time now. This madness at 155-pounds, it seems, is in considerable excess at the moment and is in desperate need of a clean-up. The last week or…

Understanding how Khabib Nurmagomedov submitted Conor McGregor with a rear-naked choke that wasn’t under the chin

In an effort to make sure the post-fight melee doesn’t overshadow the exceptional martial arts displayed at UFC 229, let’s take a look at how Khabib Nurmagomedov was able to use a rear-naked choke to strangle Conor McGregor, without needing…

VIDEO: A wild fight erupts at UFC 229 after Khabib Nurmagomedov defeats Conor McGregor

At UFC 229, Khabib Nurmagomedov put in a performance of a lifetime to dominate and submit former two-division champion, Conor McGregor. Despite Khabib’s stunning victory, this fight will likely be remembered for all the wrong reasons. Understanding the Emotions Leading…

The Body Lock predicts Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor

Before Khabib Nurmagomedov battles Conor McGregor in the UFC 229 main event this weekend, The Body Lock takes a look at what to expect from the mega-fight and tries to forecast who will come out on top. Here are our…

Conor McGregor has the best chance to beat Khabib Nurmagomedov

For many, the day of reckoning has come for Conor McGregor. Conor is a great fighter, but there’s no question that the UFC brass steered the most difficult match-ups away from him. It’s odd that, in a division so full…

Why October 6 is a day of reckoning for Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor

Day of Reckoning: The time when past mistakes or misdeeds must be punished or paid for; a testing time when the degree of one’s success or failure will be revealed. It has been coined the biggest fight in MMA history already…

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor: Fighters and experts predict who will win at UFC 229

The stars have aligned for what might just be the greatest bout in the history of mixed martial arts. Khabib Nurmagomedov, a grappling phenom with an undefeated record after 26 professional fights, will defend his UFC Lightweight Championship against combat…

Detective Al Iaquinta unearths clues about Khabib Nurmagomedov

For all intents and purposes, Khabib Nurmagomedov dominated Al Iaquinta. “The Eagle” won every round on every judge’s scorecard and was never even remotely in danger. So why are people treating this like it’s such a big deal? Well, Iaquinta…

Max Holloway removed from UFC 223; UFC’s rollercoaster week ends with Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Al Iaquinta for lightweight ‘title’

Max Holloway is out of UFC 223. Holloway was deemed “medically unfit to fight” by the New York State Athletic Commission and has been withdrawn from his UFC Lightweight Championship matchup with Khabib Nurmagomedov. In many ways, Holloway’s removal from…

3 (almost serious) questions about Max Holloway vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov

Everyone wants to ask serious questions about Max Holloway vs Khabib Nurmagomedov, but that won’t work. A ridiculous fight needs appropriately… creative questions. Here are the things you weren’t wondering before, and probably wish you weren’t wondering now. 1. Will…

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