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Gaethje To McGregor: ‘You Had Me In January - You Took The Easy Road’

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Lightweight contender Justin Gaethje is backing up his UFC boss in the promotion’s increasingly public battle with Conor McGregor. The he said she …read more

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Justin Gaethje blasts Conor McGregor, defends Dana White

Did Conor McGregor open Pandora’s Box by trying to defend his early attempts to line-up his 2020 season by outing a private message exchange with UFC president Dana White?

It appears …read more

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Gaethje backs-up White in McGregor spat

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UFC interim lightweight champion Justin Gaethje suggests Conor McGregor ducked him in January. Former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC …read more

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Justin Gaethje slams Conor McGregor, says the former champ-champ is lying to avoid looking “like a bitch”

It appears that the feud between UFC lightweight standouts Justin Gaethje and Conor McGregor is still alive and well. Earlier this week McGregor had responded to a retirement fight challenge …read more

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Rutten thinks Gaethje could dethrone Khabib: ‘He’s got endless stamina’

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Bas Rutten explains why he feels Justin Gaethje could be the fighter to dethrone Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 254. UFC …read more

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Bas Rutten explains how Justin Gaethje can defeat Khabib Nurmagomedov

MMA legend turned commentator Bas Rutten believes Justin Gaethje has a real shot at dethroning UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Gaethje, the UFC’s interim lightweight champion, will challenge the undefeated …read more

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Morning Report: Bas Rutten breaks down how Justin Gaethje could dethrone Khabib Nurmagomedov

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The time-honored tradition of second-guessing the champion is upshifting as the UFC 254 headliner between undefeated champ Khabib Nurmagomedov and …read more

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Justin Gaethje eager to see Khabib Nurmagomedov's reaction to his own blood

Justin Gaethje is looking to put Khabib Nurmagomedov in uncharted waters.
Interim lightweight champion Gaethje (22-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) will attempt to unify the belts with champion Nurmagomedov in the main …read more

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Morning Report: Justin Gaethje: ‘If I can beat Khabib and then beat Conor, I will have cemented something that is unmatched’

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Next month, Justin Gaethje will finally challenge for the UFC lightweight title when he takes on the undisputed champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 254. The …read more

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Justin Gaethje interested to see how Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts when he starts to bleed at UFC 254

Justin Gaethje promises to make Khabib Nurmagomedov bleed when they fight for the lightweight title at UFC 254. Gaethje is known as one of the most violent fighters on the …read more

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Michael Chandler leaning toward Khabib Nurmagomedov in Justin Gaethje matchup

Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler is leaning toward a Khabib Nurmagomedov victory at UFC 254. Nurmagomedov, the undefeated UFC lightweight champion, is set to defend his title against Justin …read more

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Michael Chandler: Justin Gaethje a threat, but betting against Khabib at UFC 254 is crazy

While Michael Chandler rates Justin Gaethje’s skills highly, he doesn’t think he’ll be the one to dethrone Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Gaethje (28-0 MMA, 12-0 UFC) challenges lightweight champion Nurmagomedov (28-0 MMA, 12-0 …read more

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Morning Report: Michael Chandler is ready to step in at UFC 254 if needed, believes he will face Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje ‘at some point’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Earlier this month, Michael Chandler officially signed with the UFC and his UFC tenure is going to start out with a bang as the former …read more

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Michael Chandler reveals how he'll beat Khabib, Gaethje if he gets UFC 254 replacement spot

Michael Chandler will be ready to step in and fight Khabib Nurmagomedov or Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 if his services as the backup are needed, and he appears to …read more

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Twitter Mailbag: Will Michael Chandler go the way of Justin Gaethje or Will Brooks in UFC?

Questions on your mind about recent happenings in MMA or the sport in general? MMA Junkie’s Twitter Mailbag is here – and this week it’s @MikeBohnMMA to answer:

What is Michael …read more

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Posted on September 18, 2020, 11:46 pm By
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Michael Chandler signs with UFC, set to serve as backup for Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje at UFC 254

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It’s official. Michael Chandler is coming to the UFC.
The three-time Bellator lightweight champion has officially signed with the promotion according to UFC …read more

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Video | Donald Trump praises UFC’s White, Covington, Cejudo and Gaethje

UFC President Dana White recently attended a Donald Trump campaign rally, along with UFC stars Colby Covington, Henry Cejudo and Justin Gaethje. During his speech, Trump sang the praises of …read more

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Video: President Donald Trump tells Colby Covington he’ll be watching Tyron Woodley fight

UFC president Dana White, former interim champion Colby Covington, former dual-division champ Henry Cejudo, and current interim titleholder Justin Gaethje were in attendance at a Las Vegas rally on Sunday …read more

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Zahabi: McGregor would outstrike Gaethje completely

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Firas Zahabi broke down a potential match up between Justin Gaethje and Conor McGregor. There was a lot of talk about Conor McGregor possibly …read more

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Video: Watch Justin Gaethje eat huge head kick in sparring

Watch Justin Gaethje shrug off a head kick like it’s nothing. Justin Gaethje is as tough as they come.
‘The Highlight’ ate a huge head kick in a recent sparring session …read more

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White says Ferguson vs. Poirier will ‘probably’ co-headline UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje

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Dana White says Dustin Poirier vs. Tony Ferguson will probably take place on the same card as Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje. UFC 254 …read more

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Michael Chandler believes potential UFC fight with Justin Gaethje would be “the most exciting MMA fight of all time”

Michael Chandler what he views as his perfect matchup. The lightweight champion has teased the possibility of a move over to the UFC after completing his current contract with the …read more

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Justin Gaethje in search of man who stole $4,500 bike from his garage

Justin Gaethje wants his bike back.
The UFC interim lightweight champion is in search of a man who stole his Rambo bicycle from his home garage in Denver. The incident happened …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Explains What Lightweights Need To Do To Earn Title Shot

Khabib Nurmagomedov makes it clear to everyone, if you beat Dustin Poirier you can earn a title shot. Nurmagomedov is set to fight Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 on October …read more

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Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov discusses George St-Pierre fight, conditions to rematch Conor McGregor

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

In October, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will defend his title against interim champion Justin Gaethje at UFC 254. Should he win, it will be …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov says his Fighting IQ tells him Conor McGregor is better standing than Justin Gaethje

Khabib Nurmagomedov believes that his former foe Conor McGregor is a better standing fighter than his upcoming opponent Justin Gaethje. The undefeated UFC lightweight champion, Nurmagomedov (28-0 MMA), is set …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov details weight-cut assistance from Justin Gaethje: “I have no ill will toward him.”

Khabib Nurmagomedov will look to keep his perfect record intact on October 24 when he squares off with Justin Gaethje at UFC 254. The highly anticipated lightweight title unification bout …read more

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Khabib Reveals Stipulation For McGregor Rematch

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Reigning UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is preparing for a title unification bout against interim king Justin Gaethje this October at UFC …read more

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Michael Chandler Excited At Thought Of Fighting Justin Gaethje

Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler likes the idea of a showdown with Justin Gaethje. Chandler fought out of his Bellator contract with his rematch against Benson Henderson. Chandler scored …read more

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Michael Chandler says bout with Justin Gaethje would be 'the most exciting MMA fight of all time'

While Michael Chandler hasn’t decided what’s next for him yet, he knows which fight excites him the most.
Former three-time Bellator lightweight champion Chandler (21-5 MMA, 18-5 BMMA) entered free-agency after …read more

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Morning Report: Daniel Cormier calls Justin Gaethje the ‘toughest opponent’ for Khabib Nurmagomedov

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Later this year, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will defend his title against Justin Gaethje, the man many believe to …read more

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Beware Of Gaethje’s ‘Zone Of Death’

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Khabib Nurmagomedov has already warned Justin Gaethje that he will be taken to the deepest ocean and drowned when the two face off in a …read more

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Gaethje’s ‘Zone Of Death’ vs Khabib’s ‘Deep Ocean Drowning’

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Khabib Nurmagomedov has already warned Justin Gaethje that he will be taken to the deepest ocean and drowned when the two face off in a …read more

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Justin Gaethje has 'zone of death' waiting to counter Khabib Nurmagomedov's takedowns

Justin Gaethje recognizes that his doubters think UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will have his way in the wrestling department when the two fighters square off.
However, Gaethje (22-2 MMA, 5-2 …read more

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Justin Gaethje says he is creating a “zone of death” against Khabib Nurmagomedov

Justin Gaethje knows he has to create chaos if he will beat Khabib Nurmagomedov. At UFC 254 on Oct. 24, Gaethje will be looking to become the undisputed champion when …read more

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Daniel Cormier Thinks Justin Gaethje Will Be Khabib’s Toughest Fight

Daniel Cormier wouldn’t be surprised if Justin Gaethje proves to be a tough out for Khabib Nurmagomedov. On Oct. 24, Nurmagomedov and Gaethje will do battle in a lightweight title …read more

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Justin Gaethje plans to create ‘zone of death’ for Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 254

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Justin Gaethje is well aware of the skills his next opponent brings to the table, and he’s preparing himself to have a …read more

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Daniel Cormier: Justin Gaethje is “toughest opponent” for Khabib Nurmagomedov

Daniel Cormier believes UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is in for the toughest test of his career when he takes on Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 on October 24. While …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov provides update 11 weeks out of UFC 254 title fight with Justin Gaethje

UFC lightweight kingpin Khabib Nurmagomedov will return to the Octagon on October 24 for a title unification bout with Justin Gaethje. The highly anticipated title fight will serve as Khabib’s …read more

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Coach: Khabib ‘not comfortable’ training in U.S during COVID-19 pandemic

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Khabib Nurmagomedov will train in Dagestan for his upcoming title fight with Justin Gaethje at UFC 254. Khabib Nurmagomedov’s coach Javier Mendez …read more

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Michael Chandler excited for possible matchups in the UFC against Justin Gaethje and Khabib Nurmagomedov

Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler is excited for the possible matchups in the UFC should he sign with the promotion as a free agent. Chandler, one of the greatest …read more

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Justin Gaethje auctioning off fight kit from Tony Ferguson fight to raise money for sick cousin

UFC interim lightweight champion Justin Gaethje is auctioning off his fight kit and gloves from the Tony Ferguson fight to raise money for his sick cousin. Gaethje took to his …read more

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Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov will not train in the U.S. for title fight with Justin Gaethje

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On October 24, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will defend his title against interim champion Justin Gaethje in a yet-to-be-determined location. And unlike his …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov will not train at AKA for Justin Gaethje fight at UFC 254

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will not train at American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) for his upcoming fight against Justin Gaethje at UFC 254. Nurmagomedov has trained under coach Javier Mendez …read more

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Khabib Won’t Train In U.S. Due To High Number Of COVID-19 Cases

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Khabib Nurmagomedov will make his long-awaited return to action when he faces Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 on October 24, 2020 in …read more

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Khabib to train outside U.S., citing virus concerns

Khabib Nurmagomedov will not travel to the U.S. to train for his Oct. 24 bout against Justin Gaethje, citing concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. …read more

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McGregor on Khabib’s gameplan: ‘I’m diving at his legs for a good whiff of his jockstrap’

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Conor McGregor puts Khabib on blast over his recent comments about Justin Gaethje. Khabib Nurmagomedov has promised …read more

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Conor McGregor Trashes Khabib’s Plan Against Justin Gaethje

Conor McGregor has taken another opportunity to hurl a shot at Khabib Nurmagomedov. Nurmagomedov is set to go one-on-one with interim lightweight title holder Justin Gaethje. “The Eagle” is the …read more

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Conor McGregor blasts Khabib Nurmagomedov over planned strategy for Justin Gaethje fight

Conor McGregor is not a fan of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s strategy for his upcoming bout against Justin Gaethje. Nurmagomedov is returning to the Octagon at UFC 254 on October 24 to …read more

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