UFC 232 debacle further tarnishes the legacy of Jon Jones

The Jon Jones saga has been one with many twists and turns, to put it mildly. The youngest UFC champion in history, Jones conquered the light heavyweight division at just 23 years of age. With the exception of a controversial disqualification loss to Matt Hamill, the phenom had been virtually untouchable inside the Octagon. Outside…

UFC 229 fallout: Khabib – McGregor brawl a black eye for the sport

UFC 229 was something else… The sport’s biggest star, Conor McGregor, returning from a two-year absence, taking on his most heated rival, Khabib Nurmagomedov Khabib entered UFC 229 sporting an unblemished record, and proudly wearing the title that McGregor never lost. The bout was months in the making, with plenty of drama to build anticipation…

History in the making: Cyborg vs. Nunes set for UFC 232

The ‘superfight’ era is alive and well, as evidenced by the announcement of a clash between titleholders, with UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes moving up to 145lbs to challenge reigning UFC featherweight champion and consensus number female fighter in the world, Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino for the strap at UFC 232 on December 29, as part…

Buckle up: Khabib vs. McGregor official for UFC 229

The UFC hosted its 25th anniversary press conference on Friday afternoon, where they announced their upcoming schedule, as well as a number of main events moving forward.  At the end of the event, a bombshell announcement – Khabib Nurmagomedov will defend his lightweight title against former champion Conor McGregor at UFC 229 in Las Vegas on…

The roles have changed for Dillashaw and Garbrandt at UFC 227

They’re ready to go to war again. At UFC 227, bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw and Cody Garbrandt write a new chapter to their storied rivalry. Heading into their highly anticipated rematch, the dynamic between the former teammates is drastically different. In the buildup to their first clash at UFC 217, then-champion Garbrandt went out of…