Tag: Mixed Martial Arts

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier is ‘next’ as both fighters address upcoming battle

A lifetime of hard work paid off for Dustin Poirier on Saturday night as he defeated Max Holloway to become the interim UFC lightweight champion. His reward will be an eventual showdown with undefeated Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov in a title unification bout expected for later this year. “Yes, that’s the fight. Poirier will fight Khabib […]

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McGregor hits back at Khabib with brutal wife joke

Conor McGregor has whacked Khabib Nurmagomedov with a brutal wife sledge in response to his UFC rival’s own crack at the Irishman. Khabib earned the ire of McGregor when talking at a university in Moscow about the Irishman’s supposed retirement. <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="‘B***’: McGregor’s mate slapped at fiery fight promotion” […]

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Justin Gaethje puts Edson Barboza to sleep with hellacious knockout in UFC Philly main event

Justin Gaethje KOs Edson Barboza UFC Philly Justin Gaethje cemented his spot as the most exciting fighter in mixed martial arts with another jaw-dropping performance on Saturday night. After engaging in a fire fight with Edson Barboza early, Gaethje landed a hellacious right hand midway through the opening round that put the Brazilian to sleep […]

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UFC Philadelphia results: Michelle Waterson outclasses Karolina Kowalkiewicz

Michelle Waterson continued to climb the women’s strawweight rankings on Saturday by defeating No. 6 ranked former title challenger Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC on ESPN 2. “The Karate Hottie” put in perhaps her best career performance and outclassed the “Polish Princess.” Waterson controlled the fight from start to finish. She used a variety of kicks […]

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