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Jan 2, 2018 3:58 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan and Jimmy Smith Praise Khabib Nurmagomedov’s UFC 219 Performance

He’s back and everyone is terrified. Khabib Nurmagomedov made weight with no problems and went in there to take on arguably his biggest challenge yet in Edson Barboza. His performance was as dominant as any other fight he’s had. Against Michael Johnson, against former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, it doesn’t matter, so far...

Jan 2, 2018 12:44 pm

UFC rankings update: Khabib Nurmagomedov bursts onto pound-for-pound list

Now that UFC 219 is in the rear-view mirror, the UFC has updated its official rankings to reflect the results of the card. The most notable changes to the UFC rankings occured on the pound-for-pound list, where Khabib Nurmagomedov made his long-awaited debut, a distinction he earned by pounding Edson Barboza into applesauce in the...

Jan 2, 2018 8:25 am

Daniel Cormier predicts outcome of possible Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor fight

Over the weekend, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 219, Dagestani lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov picked up yet another dominant win, violating the dangerous Edson Barboza for three, lopsided rounds, and ultimately capturing a clear unanimous decision. With this win, Nurmagomedov stands out as the clear-cut number one contender in the UFC lightweight division....

Jan 2, 2018 7:15 am

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov once again spoke to Dana White in the middle of his fight

Back in November of 2016, on the undercard of UFC 205, Khabib Nurmagomedov stepped into the Octagon with the dangerous Michael Johnson. Nurmagomedov would dominate this fight, bludgeoning his bewildered foe to a third-round submission win. While Nurmagomedov’s dominance against Johnson generated plenty of headlines on its own, he also produced some serious buzz by...

Jan 1, 2018 10:02 pm

Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov continue to go at each other in Twitter beef

Conor McGregor was surely paying attention to one fight that took place over the weekend at UFC 219. Current number 2 UFC ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov put on another impressive performance with his dominant win over Edson Barboza. Early Monday, McGregor, the current UFC lightweight champion and Nurmagomedov went at each other on Twitter. McGregor...

Jan 1, 2018 5:28 pm

Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov trade barbs on Twitter

Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov kicked off the New Year by trading barbs on Twitter. The heated exchange came shortly after Khabib Nurmagomedov’s impressive victory over Edson Barboza in the co-main event of UFC 219 on Saturday night. While most fellow fighters labelled Khabib’s UFC 219 performance as phenomenal, “Mystic Mac” was not impressed by...

Jan 1, 2018 4:38 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor taunts Floyd Mayweather with new social media post

Conor McGregor taunts Floyd Mayweather with new social media post! UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor decided to break in the New Year by taking a jab at his former boxing opponent Floyd Mayweather. Check it out: Shin bone to the cheek bone. The rule set kept you out the funeral home. A post shared by...

Dec 31, 2017 3:34 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov opens as a big favorite for potential fight with Conor McGregor

Khabib Nurmagomedov opens as a big favorite for potential fight with Conor McGregor! Surging UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov improved his professional mixed martial arts record to a perfect 25-0 last night in Las Vegas. “The Eagle” battered fellow contender Edson Barboza for the better part of fifteen minutes in the co-main event of UFC...

Dec 31, 2017 3:00 pm

What’s next for Cris Cyborg and the other UFC 219 main card winners?

What’s next for Cris Cyborg and the other UFC 219 main card winners? Cris Cyborg successfully defended her UFC women’s featherweight title at last night’s UFC 219 event in Las Vegas defeating Holly Holm via unanimous decision. The victory solidified Cyborg’s status as the most feared women’s fighter on the planet and left fight fans...

Dec 31, 2017 12:41 pm

UFC 219 Reebok Athlete Outfitting Payouts: Khabib Nurmagomedov takes home just $5,000

The UFC 219 Reebok Athlete Outfitting payouts are in! UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg earned an event-high $40,000 for her decision victory over former bantamweight champion Holly Holm who received $30,000 for her efforts. Meanwhile, top lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov earned just $5,000 for his mauling of Edson Barboza. The Brazilian took home $15,000...

Dec 31, 2017 10:42 am

PHOTO | BossLogic delivers epic poster for rivalry between Nurmagomedov, Ferguson and McGregor

Last night, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 219, Dagestani lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov picked up yet another dominant win, violating the dangerous Edson Barboza for three, brutal rounds, and ultimately capturing a clear unanimous decision. With this win, Nurmagomedov is now an unbelievable 25-0 overall. More importantly, he is the clear-cut, undeniable number-one-contender...

Dec 31, 2017 7:19 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov breaks down matchups with Conor McGregor and Tony Ferguson

Last night, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 219, Dagestani lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov picked up yet another dominant win, violating the dangerous Edson Barboza for three, lopsided rounds, and ultimately capturing a clear unanimous decision. With this win, Nurmagomedov is now an insane 25-0 overall, and could very easily be the best...

Dec 31, 2017 7:00 am

Cris Cyborg and Holly Holm made bank for their UFC 219 war

Last night, the UFC closed out the year 2017 with UFC 219, a stacked card that went down in glimmering Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event of this anticipated pay-per-view, UFC women’s featherweight queen Cris Cyborg attempted her first title defense opposite former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm. In advance of this fight, Holm was...

Dec 30, 2017 6:46 pm

UFC 219 Main Card Fighter Salaries

The salaries for tonight’s UFC 219 main card fighters are in! The pay-per-view event is headlined by a women’s featherweight title fight featuring current champion Cris Cyborg taking on former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm. Win or lose, Cyborg will take home $500,000 for her efforts while “The Preachers Daughter” is guaranteed a cool $300,000....

Dec 30, 2017 4:29 pm

UFC 219 Live Results

UFC 219 Live Results Thread Unable to catch tonight’s UFC 219 event in Las Vegas? BJPENN.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for up to the minute live results from all of tonight’s action. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a women’s featherweight title fight featuring current champion Cris Cyborg defending her strap...

Dec 30, 2017 9:01 am

Conor McGregor’s Coach Predicts the Main and Co-Main Events of UFC 219

The main and co-main event of UFC 219 are some of the best fights all year, with the match-ups that we’ve had in 2017, that’s high praise. Cris Cyborg defending her women’s UFC featherweight title against Holly Holm is arguably the biggest female fight of all-time. Meanwhile, Khabib Nurmagomedov makes his triumphant return to fight...

Dec 29, 2017 7:19 pm

VIDEOS | UFC 219 Weigh Ins & First UFC 220 Stare downs!

UFC 219 is tomorrow! Which means we got the weigh-ins today. Check out all the fighters making weight and their stare downs at the ceremonial weigh-ins. The Kiwi @DanTheHangman takes on the Brit @Marc_Diakiese at #UFC219 on PPV!! pic.twitter.com/zH4OlJ6tyB — UFC (@ufc) December 30, 2017 Can Calvillo make it four in a row inside the...

Dec 29, 2017 10:00 am

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Earns Redemption at UFC 219 Weigh-ins

No weight issues for top contender @TeamKhabib, as he registers 155.5 pounds on the scale 💪. Watch #UFC219 official weigh ins LIVE: https://t.co/2iQmYbS437 pic.twitter.com/59GjoFZHrp — MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) December 29, 2017 Going into this fight with Edson Barboza at UFC 219, Khabib Nurmagomedov and his entire team were sick of the tiramisu trash talk and the...

Dec 29, 2017 7:44 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Nutritionist Thinks He Can Make Featherweight

You may have saw some news yesterday about Khabib Nurmagomedov that you just couldn’t believe. In the midst of all his weight cutting drama and criticisms, he revealed that he was thinking about switching divisions. No to welterweight where you’d think he would end up, but actually down to featherweight. As crazy as that sounds,...

Dec 28, 2017 2:08 pm

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Considering Changing Weight Classes After UFC 219

Khabib Nurmagomedov is a smashing machine. He’s been fighting since 2008 and is undefeated. No one in the UFC has solved the brutal Sambo problem that Nurmagomedov poses. The only tarnish on his entire career is missing weight, resulting in the cancellation of his fight with Tony Ferguson. So far, it looks like his cut...

Dec 28, 2017 9:08 am

BREAKING | Dana White: Conor McGregor Has to Defend His Title Against Tony Ferguson

One of 2018’s biggest MMA mysteries is if Conor McGregor will return to MMA and who would he fight. Titles, contracts, it doesn’t matter, McGregor can decide whatever he wants to do and that’s one of the things that makes him so compelling, yet so frustrating. Out of nowhere, Dana White popped onto FS1 this...

Dec 27, 2017 4:05 pm

VIDEO | Watch All of These Brutal Knee Knockouts of 2017

MMA: The Knees of 2017. 2:20 of brutal knee knockouts (by @Grabaka_Hitman) #YearoftheKnee pic.twitter.com/JsDB9BHzdd — Streetfight Bancho (@streetfitebanch) December 27, 2017 In just a couple of days, Khabib Nurmagomedov is scheduled to return against Edson Barboza at UFC 219. The last time we saw Barboza, he pulled off an incredible flying knee knockout over Beneil...

Dec 26, 2017 4:16 pm

PHOTO | Khabib Nurmagomedov appears to be in amazing shape ahead of UFC 219

It has been over one year since we have seen Khabib Nurmagomedov compete in the Octagon. The current number 2 UFC ranked lightweight last fought at UFC 205 against Michael Johnson winning with a kimura submission in the third round. Nurmagomedov was scheduled to fight Tony Ferguson for the interim UFC lightweight title at UFC...

Dec 26, 2017 8:02 am

Al Iaquinta had a very simple Christmas wish, but will the UFC oblige?

UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta, who has long been regarded as one of the division’s best fighters, has always been vocal when it comes to the issues that bother him. One of the issues that happens to bother him is the way the UFC pays its fighters – himself in particular. “The way I see it,...

Dec 26, 2017 7:28 am

Mairbek Taisumov shares his thoughts on “bum” Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone

Russian lightweight contender Mairbek Taisumov is having a hard time finding an opponent. Of course, that’s not really a surprise, given that he’s knocked his last five opponents out cold. Though Taisumov is having a hard time finding a willing dance partner, that’s not for lack of trying. Over the last few weeks, the surging...

Dec 24, 2017 3:32 pm

UFC 219 matchup gets canceled due to an emergency surgery procedure

A pivotal matchup set for UFC 219 has been scrapped from the end of the year card taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 30. The exciting matchup between current number 4 UFC ranked bantamweight Jimmie Rivera and number 6 ranked John Lineker has been canceled due to Lineker being forced to pull out...

Dec 23, 2017 12:16 pm

UFC 219 Fight Card and Start Time

The octagon will return to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on December 30 for the promotions UFC 219 fight card. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a women’s featherweight title fight featuring current champion Cris Cyborg defending her strap against former bantamweight title holder Holly Holm. The most feared women’s fighter on the planet, Cris...