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…

After UFC 229, Tony Ferguson walks out looking like a champion

Without even considering how Tony Ferguson miraculously recovered from a severe knee injury in “four months and a day,” his work against Anthony Pettis at UFC 229 was nothing short of impressive. If you consider that he managed to outlast…

The Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson Phenomenon: The fight that never was, is, or will be

On the only day of the year in which even society’s most gullible take everything with a pinch of salt, UFC president Dana White dropped perhaps the most suspicious and ultimately soul-crushing bombshell that the promotion has seen in recent…

What strategies can we expect from Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223?

Finally, the time is upon us. Barring any stupid injuries or weight-cutting mishaps (please don’t let us down Khabib), the battle between the current UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov is set to go off without a…

Khabib Nurmagomedov: The Grappling Mike Tyson

Khabib Nurmagomedov is the wrestler’s equivalent of a knockout puncher. Even newcomers to the sport understand the knockout. Humans have been hitting each other in the heads the moment they developed the capacity to dislike each other. Somewhere along the…

Tony Ferguson will have to knock out Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223

When the UFC announced that Tony Ferguson would defend the belt against Khabib Nurmagomedov, the collective MMA world sighed inappropriately. It is a super-fight between men in the same division, unheard of in nearly a decade. Both compensate for obvious…

Conor McGregor vs. Tony Ferguson: The dream match

With a slick triangle choke at the end of a back and forth affair typical of his title run, Tony Ferguson has set the stage for what may be the greatest lightweight MMA fight of all time. Conor McGregor has…

Fights to make after UFC 216

With all the talk for UFC 216 said and done, it’s time to take a look towards the future with new fights to be made heading into 2018.

UFC 216: The definitive guide and preview for the Ferguson vs. Lee pay-per-view

UFC 216 is much better than you think it is. The main event is expected to be a fast and ferocious war between two lightweight fighters who have been trash talking each other for months. The co-main event features Demetrious…

Tony Ferguson: The most dangerous lightweight in the world

In a weird way, Conor McGregor’s holdup of the lightweight division has been a blessing.

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