Tony Ferguson on Turning Down UFC 209 Replacement Bout: ‘They Wanted to Cut my Pay’

Tony Ferguson was offered a fight with replacement opponent Michael Johnson at UFC 209, but the risk far outweighed the reward. Ferguson was set to compete against Khabib Nurmagomedov tomorrow night (March 4) inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The bout was going to be contested for the interim Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) […]

Tony Ferguson was offered a fight with replacement opponent Michael Johnson at UFC 209, but the risk far outweighed the reward. Ferguson was set to compete against Khabib Nurmagomedov tomorrow night (March 4) inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The bout was going to be contested for the interim Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) […]

Dana White Blames Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Team For UFC 209 Interim Title Bout Cancellation

Dana White isn’t thrilled with how Khabib Nurmagomedov’s team handled his illness. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President woke up to the news that “The Eagle” was in the hospital. The problem White has with Nurmagomedov’s team is how they went about sending their fighter to the hospital. White said instead of calling the UFC’s doctor […]

Dana White isn’t thrilled with how Khabib Nurmagomedov’s team handled his illness. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President woke up to the news that “The Eagle” was in the hospital. The problem White has with Nurmagomedov’s team is how they went about sending their fighter to the hospital. White said instead of calling the UFC’s doctor […]

UFC 209 Ceremonial Weigh-Ins & Results: The Show Continues Without Key Lightweights

The early and ceremonial UFC 209 weigh-ins have wrapped up. Fans looking forward to seeing tomorrow night’s (March 4) UFC 209 event were hit with some unfortunate news. While Tony Ferguson made weight for his interim lightweight title bout, Khabib Nurmagomedov was unable to step on the scale and was removed from the card. “The […]

The early and ceremonial UFC 209 weigh-ins have wrapped up. Fans looking forward to seeing tomorrow night’s (March 4) UFC 209 event were hit with some unfortunate news. While Tony Ferguson made weight for his interim lightweight title bout, Khabib Nurmagomedov was unable to step on the scale and was removed from the card. “The […]

Francis Ngannou: ‘I’m Not Impressed by Derrick Lewis’

Derrick Lewis doesn’t catch the interest of Francis Ngannou. “The Predator” is coming off the biggest win of his professional mixed martial arts (MMA) career over former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight title holder Andrei Arlovski. Ngannou earned a first-round TKO victory. Ngannou earned a “Performance of the Night” bonus for the bruising he dished […]

Derrick Lewis doesn’t catch the interest of Francis Ngannou. “The Predator” is coming off the biggest win of his professional mixed martial arts (MMA) career over former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight title holder Andrei Arlovski. Ngannou earned a first-round TKO victory. Ngannou earned a “Performance of the Night” bonus for the bruising he dished […]

Dana White Says Cancellation of UFC 209 Interim Lightweight Title Bout is ‘Huge Blow’

In case you’ve been out of the loop, an interim lightweight title bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson is not happening tomorrow night (March 4). “The Eagle” and “El Cucuy” were set to throw down inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada in the co-main event of UFC 209. Nurmagomedov struggled to make […]

In case you’ve been out of the loop, an interim lightweight title bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson is not happening tomorrow night (March 4). “The Eagle” and “El Cucuy” were set to throw down inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada in the co-main event of UFC 209. Nurmagomedov struggled to make […]

Nurmagomedov vs. Ferguson Canceled, Ferguson & Khabib’s Manager React

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s interim Lightweight Championship fight against Tony Ferguson scheduled for Saturday night’s UFC 209 pay-per-view has been canceled. Nurmagomedov was hospitalized early Friday morning after falling ill due to weight cutting. According to UFC, the fight has been called off due to “doctor’s recommendation.” @TeamKhabib I Hope U Feel Better Khabib, I Pray For Your Recovery, I Mean It, […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s interim Lightweight Championship fight against Tony Ferguson scheduled for Saturday night’s UFC 209 pay-per-view has been canceled. Nurmagomedov was hospitalized early Friday morning after falling ill due to weight cutting. According to UFC, the fight has been called off due to “doctor’s recommendation.” @TeamKhabib I Hope U Feel Better Khabib, I Pray For Your Recovery, I Mean It, […]