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While the title fight is far from official, Khabib Nurmagomedov is expected to defend his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight strap against current No. 1 contender, Tony Ferguson, sometime in early 2020. The fight has been booked and cancelled quite a bit of times already, so you can’t blame fans for not holding their breath in anticipation of what is sure-to-be a entertaining bout. If it does happen, Brian Ortega likes “El Cucuy’s” chances against...

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NEW YORK – Frank Mir has been fighting at a high level for more than 18 years. Now in his forties, the former UFC heavyweight champion still competes for one of the world’s premiere MMA promotions. That said, he isn’t willing to call his longevity an impressive feat for the heavyweight division. Ahead of his bout against Roy Nelson (23-17 MMA, 1-3 BMMA) at Bellator 231, Mir (18-13 MMA, 0-2 BMMA) spoke about his current...

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Early risers rejoice! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) hits Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore, this Saturday morning (Oct. 26, 2019) with a clash of elite grapplers at the helm. UFC Fight Night 162’s main event sees Ben Askren — back in action after his disastrous loss to Jorge Masvidal (watch it) — faces indefatigable Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace Demian Maia. Also on tap are a pair of Lightweight slugfests, the latest from top Heavyweight prospect Cyril...

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It’s been a year since Conor McGregor last competed inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon, losing to Khabib Nurmagomedov via submission at UFC 229 (see it again here). While the fiery Irishman has been teasing returns here and there, nothing has come of it. But according to “Notorious,” it’s not because he doesn’t want to fight, but rather because UFC matchmakers won’t give him a fight. “Funny enough, I just want to compete now,”...