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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…

Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Felice Herrig: Will hugs or grapes reign supreme at UFC 223?

UFC 223’s top bill on the undercard is a strawweight crossroads duel between two action heroines who come from very different worlds. Chicago’s braid-toting, instabanging comeback queen Felice “Lil Bulldog” Herrig stands in one corner, while Poland’s second favorite MMA…

Repeating Greatness: Rose Namajunas is ready to beat Joanna Jedrzejczyk at her own game at UFC 223

You can stop holding your breath, the night we’ve all been waiting for is nearly here. UFC 223 takes place on April 7 at the famous Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The co-main event of the evening is the…

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…

Edgar vs. Swanson II: A legendary rematch booked way too soon

It’s easy to get hyped up about two icons in the UFC going at it for a second time. In this case, Frankie Edgar’s necessity to erase his last loss to Brian Ortega prompted a quick turnaround. But is Frankie…

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…

Technique vs. Toughness: Tom Duquesnoy gears for a comeback against Terrion Ware

At UFC Fight Night 127, both Tom Duquesnoy and Terrion Ware will fight to redeem their careers. Making up for lost time Bantamweight can very well be the deepest division in the UFC today. With a completely new breed of…

Jimi Manuwa and Jan Blachowicz are set to make a statement this weekend in London

Whenever the UFC comes to London, the UK and Europe have a fleeting opportunity to showcase the finest array of fighting ability from across the Atlantic. This means that a whole host of young talent will be on display this…

Frankie Edgar: “The Answer” to a title shot

Frankie “The Answer” Edgar was supposed to fight Max Holloway for the UFC Featherweight Championship this Saturday night at UFC 222. Instead, after Holloway pulled out of the bout due to injury, Edgar insisted on staying on the card and he…

John Dodson vs. Pedro Munhoz: A turning point for both fighters

The UFC 222 bout between John Dodson and Pedro Munhoz is a matchup not without controversy. The bantamweight showdown was originally scheduled for February 3 at UFC Fight Night 125: Anders vs. Machida in Belem, Brazil, but was scrapped due…