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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…

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…

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…

Die Beneath an Irish Sky: The Forgotten Backstory of Conor McGregor’s Walkout Song

Author’s note: in the context of this article the term “Republican” refers to the political idea that Ireland should be a Republic free from British rule. It is unrelated from the Republican party of the United States. MGM Garden Arena…

Here’s why Darren Till will be such a dangerous opponent for Tyron Woodley at UFC 228

In the past year, Liverpool’s own Darren Till has exploded onto the scene in emphatic fashion. Last October, the mere prospect became a serious contender when he blasted through Donald Cerrone in one of the most impressive ‘coming out’ performances…

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…

Aljamain Sterling confused by UFC matchmaking; wants ‘bigger and better fish,’ not ‘undeserving’ Cody Stamann

After a masterful performance against the previously undefeated Brett Johns in April this year, Aljamain Sterling (15-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) finds himself in much the same situation as he prepares for another lower-ranked fighter with a faultless record in the UFC…

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