Dustin Poirier Reveals Secret Weapons He’s Enlisting For Khabib Camp

Interim UFC lightweight champion Dustin Poirier is headed for the biggest fight of his career when he battles undisputed champ Khabib Nurmagomedov in the featured bout of September’s UFC 242 from Abu Dhabi. ‘The Diamond’ brings arguab…

Interim UFC lightweight champion Dustin Poirier is headed for the biggest fight of his career when he battles undisputed champ Khabib Nurmagomedov in the featured bout of September’s UFC 242 from Abu Dhabi. ‘The Diamond’ brings arguably the most momentum he’s ever had into the fight. Poirier has won four straight fights over top names […]

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Dana White ‘Assuming’ Tony Ferguson Is Next In Line For Lightweight Title Shot

Things are looking bright for Tony Ferguson’s hopes at challenging for the UFC lightweight title. UFC President Dana White was recently the special guest host of a recent episode of the LVSportsBiz.com’s Guerilla Cross Radio show. During his appearance, White discussed the lightweight division and all its complexities. In regards to Ferguson, White interestingly pointed […]

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Things are looking bright for Tony Ferguson’s hopes at challenging for the UFC lightweight title.

UFC President Dana White was recently the special guest host of a recent episode of the LVSportsBiz.com’s Guerilla Cross Radio show. During his appearance, White discussed the lightweight division and all its complexities. In regards to Ferguson, White interestingly pointed out he’s “assuming” “El Cucuy” is next in line for a title shot after Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier unify their titles (via MMA Junkie):

“Khabib is fighting Dustin Poirier in Abu Dhabi in September,” White said. “Then I don’t know, we’ll see. Tony Ferguson just came off a great win this weekend over ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone, and I’m assuming he’s next.”

Many believe that, should Khabib successfully defend his title against Poirier in September, Conor McGregor could step in and take an immediate title rematch with “The Eagle.” Of course, such a matchup wouldn’t make sense, as McGregor hasn’t fought since his fourth-round submission loss to Khabib in Las Vegas this past October.

White noted on McGregor that the Irishman is rich now, and it’s hard to get guys with money to fight again:

“We’ll see what happens with Conor— what Conor wants to do Conor is super rich,” White said. “It’s hard to get guys to fight when they’re super rich.”

Hopefully, things will be a lot more clear after Khabib vs. Poirier in September. The action goes down at the UFC 242 pay-per-view (PPV) from Abhu Dhabi on September 9.

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Al Iaquinta Previews Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier

Al Iaquinta has sounded off on the next big fight in the UFC lightweight division. as he previewed the upcoming title fight at UFC 242. Interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier is slated to challenge undisputed lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at the UFC 242 pay-per-view (PPV) event. Although Iaquinta might not be close to a title […]

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Al Iaquinta has sounded off on the next big fight in the UFC lightweight division. as he previewed the upcoming title fight at UFC 242.

Interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier is slated to challenge undisputed lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at the UFC 242 pay-per-view (PPV) event.

Although Iaquinta might not be close to a title fight right now, he’ll be keeping a close eye on the matchup. In his most recent fight, Iaquinta suffered a unanimous decision loss to Donald Cerrone in the headliner of the UFC Ottawa event in May, at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and was broadcasted on ESPN+.

Al Iaquinta Previews UFC 242 Headliner

Iaquinta spoke to Helen Yee to give his thoughts on the upcoming fight, where he broke down the style of each fighter and what they bring to the table:

“Yeah, it’s going to be a good fight. We’ll see what happens. I think that Dustin, he’s got the skills to do it. We will see if he can. I think that if Khabib can get the takedown, it’s going to be problems.

He trains with good wrestlers, Dustin does, and he’s been around forever. He’s a veteran. So we will see. He’s a southpaw. A little different. He’s got his own skills so we will see how it all plays out, Iaquinta said (H/T to BJ Penn)”

The UFC 242 PPV event takes place on Saturday, September 7 at The Arena in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. The main card will air on PPV at 10 p.m. ET. The preliminary card will air on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET, and the ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+.

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Max Holloway Shares Biggest Motivation for UFC 240 Defense

Max Holloway is eager to reenter the Octagon, this time right back in the role of champion that he has grown accustomed to. In his last contest, Max Holloway vied for the interim lightweight championship at UFC 236 against Dustin Poirier, only to come …

Max Holloway is eager to reenter the Octagon, this time right back in the role of champion that he has grown accustomed to. In his last contest, Max Holloway vied for the interim lightweight championship at UFC 236 against Dustin Poirier, only to come up short. But one division that he has not come up […]

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Poirier: Beating Khabib Makes Me Best LW Ever

Khabib Nurmagomedov is currently ranked #3 on the UFC’s pound-for-pound rankings. And with every victory he adds to his 27-0 record, Khabib adds to his legacy and his case as arguably the best lightweight in UFC history. At UFC 242, Nurmagomedov will l…

Khabib Nurmagomedov is currently ranked #3 on the UFC’s pound-for-pound rankings. And with every victory he adds to his 27-0 record, Khabib adds to his legacy and his case as arguably the best lightweight in UFC history. At UFC 242, Nurmagomedov will look to add another victory to his lopsided win-loss record when he defends […]

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Dana White: Conor McGregor Hasn’t Turned Down Any Fights

Former UFC champion Conor McGregor’s MMA return continues to be one of the most discussed topics in the sport. McGregor has been out of action since his fourth-round submission loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov at last October’s UFC 229. The pivo…

Former UFC champion Conor McGregor’s MMA return continues to be one of the most discussed topics in the sport. McGregor has been out of action since his fourth-round submission loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov at last October’s UFC 229. The pivotal main event was his first fight in the UFC Octagon since November 2016, where he […]

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