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Rafael dos Anjos: Send Me The Contract, Wants Justin Gaethje Next

It looks like former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos has his eyes targeted on former interim champion Justin Gaethje. Following some commentary by Gaethje’s manager Ali Abdelaziz on social media, …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos responds after Ali Abdelaziz suggests everyone is “running” from Justin Gaethje

Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had made it clear that he is interested in fighting Justin Gaethje his next time out. Dos Anjos (30-13 MMA) returned to the …read more

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Ferguson getting in work with GSP, Roach

Tony Ferguson during his fight with Justin Gaethje at UFC 249. | Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images

Tony Ferguson trained with a GOAT while …read more

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Posted on March 30, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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Dana White Open To Gaethje Being McGregor/Poirier Backup Fighter

Dana White continues to throw ice on Justin Gaethje’s inflamed temper as the “The Highlight” continues to linger in his prime’s storage. Justin Gaethje isn’t a happy camper right now, …read more

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Justin Gaethje could be backup for Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier trilogy, says Dana White

UFC lightweight Justin Gaethje could be the backup fighter for the upcoming trilogy match between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor. Gaethje has been extremely vocal lately about his displeasure with …read more

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Dana White reacts to Justin Gaethje’s recent frustrations: “Gaethje couldn’t be in a better position”

Dana White has shared his thoughts on the recent frustrations vented by former UFC interim lightweight champion Justin Gaethje. Gaethje (22-3 MMA) was expecting to make his Octagon return at …read more

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Posted on March 27, 2021, 5:16 am By
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Dana White says Justin Gaethje 'couldn’t be in a better position,' even without UFC title shot

LAS VEGAS – UFC president Dana White says there’s no need for Justin Gaethje to be frustrated.
After Gaethje (22-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC) voiced his discontent for being left out of the …read more

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Posted on March 26, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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Gaethje Doesn’t Know Why He Can’t Get A Fight

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A week ago, Justin Gaethje revealed he was in line to take on Charles Oliveira before he …read more

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Take a look back at every Khabib Nurmagomedov UFC finish

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Former lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov announced his retirement following his submission win over Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 in October. Last week, the fight promotion officially recognized …read more

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Justin Gaethje Unsure Why Next Fight Hasn’t Been Booked: ‘Maybe I Pissed Someone Off’

While things are beginning to fall into place for most of the top-ranked competitors throughout the UFC’s lightweight division, Justin Gaethje remains in limbo. …read more

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Posted on March 24, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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Justin Gaethje upset he was passed over for title shot, says he’s everything Dana White wants in a fighter

UFC lightweight Justin Gaethje is upset that he was passed over for a title shot, saying that he’s everything Dana White wants in a fighter. The UFC recently announced that …read more

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Justin Gaethje unsure why he hasn’t been booked for next fight: ‘I’m that motherf*cker’ Dana White has always wanted in a fighter

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Justin Gaethje isn’t thrilled being the odd man out of the fascinating UFC lightweight title picture.
“The Highlight” hasn’t competed since …read more

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Justin Gaethje frustrated at lack of fight booking: 'Maybe I p*ssed someone off, I don't know'

With the lightweight division starting to take shape, it appears Justin Gaethje has been left out of the picture.
Since Khabib Nurmagomedov announced his retirement, a few key matchups have been …read more

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Islam Makhachev would “love to fight” Justin Gaethje next if RDA bout doesn’t come to fruition

Islam Makhachev believes he will face a top-10 opponent next time out. At UFC 259, Makhachev dominated Drew Dober en route to a third-round submission win. The victory extended his …read more

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Islam Makhachev Discusses Potential Bouts vs. Rafael dos Anjos, Justin Gaethje

After a dominant victory against Drew Dober at UFC 259, Islam Makhachev is one of the fastest-rising contenders in the lightweight division. …read more

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Morning Report: Islam Makhachev believes he’ll fight Rafael dos Anjos next but open to fight with Justin Gaethje too

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

With Khabib Nurmagomedov now officially officially retired (they even pulled him from the rankings), the UFC’s lightweight division is finally moving …read more

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Posted on March 23, 2021, 12:16 pm By
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Khabib Opens Up On His Decision To Retire From Competition

Khabib Nurmagomedov has retired from MMA and sat down with Megan Olivi to discuss why he decided to walk away now. When Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Justin Gaethje inside the Octagon …read more

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UFC legend Khabib Nurmagomedov discusses what’s next after confirming his retirement from fighting

UFC legend Khabib Nurmagomedov discussed what’s next for him after officially confirming his retirement from fighting this week. After submitting Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 last October, Nurmagomedov said that …read more

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Justin Gaethje reacts after losing out on Michael Chandler fight

Justin Gaethje has reacted after losing out on a proposed UFC matchup with Michael Chandler on May 15. Earlier this week it was reported that a bout between Gaethje and …read more

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Justin Gaethje says he was passed over for UFC 262 fight vs. Michael Chandler

Justin Gaethje thought he was in line to fight Michael Chandler at UFC 262 – until he wasn’t.
Following Thursday’s announcements that Khabib Nurmagomedov had officially relinquished the UFC lightweight title and …read more

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Undefeated, undisputed: Khabib Nurmagomedov's 5 greatest wins, ranked

Khabib Nurmagomedov had a perfect career.
The UFC lightweight champion hung up his gloves after notching his third successful title defense, when he submitted Justin Gaethje at UFC 254. He stood …read more

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Michael Chandler and Charles Oliveira to fight for vacant lightweight title at UFC 262

Khabib Nurmagomedov is officially the former UFC lightweight champion. “The Eagle” announced his retirement following his UFC 254 title defense against Justin Gaethje in October.

“Today I want …read more

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Report | Justing Gaethje returns to the Octagon against Michael Chandler

An unbelievably exciting clash is in the works for the lightweight division as former title contender Justin Gaethje is going to lock horns with newly-signed Michael Chandler. The news was …read more

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Henry Cejudo Announces Unretirement: “Triple C Is Coming Back!”

Former UFC double-champion Henry Cejudo appears to have just casually announced his unretirement to the world of MMA. Before Khabib Nurmagomedov retired in the Octagon after defeating Justin Gaethje at …read more

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Henry Cejudo Announces Unretirement: “Triple C Is Coming Back!”

Former UFC double-champion Henry Cejudo appears to have just casually announced his unretirement to the world. Before Khabib Nurmagomedov retired in the Octagon after defeating Justin Gaethje at UFC 254, …read more

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Posted on March 8, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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Khabib Opens Up About The Stress Of Being In The Public Eye

Khabib Nurmagomedov didn’t like being in the public eye all that much. Nurmagomedov, who retired after he submitted Justin Gaethje, has taken a step back from the MMA world. Although …read more

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Posted on March 2, 2021, 4:46 pm By
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Khabib Opens Up About The Stress Of Being In The Public Eye

Khabib Nurmagomedov didn’t like being in the public eye all that much. Nurmagomedov, who retired after he submitted Justin Gaethje, has taken a step back from the MMA world. Although …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov closes door on GSP superfight: “It’s all over, brother”

Khabib Nurmagomedov has finally closed the door on his long-desired superfight with former two-division UFC champ Georges St-Pierre. Nurmagomedov last fought in October, when he submitted Justin Gaethje to defend …read more

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Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov talks Conor McGregor, Tony Ferguson, and Georges St-Pierre

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

At UFC 254 this past October, Khabib Nurmagomedov successfully defended his lightweight title against Justin Gaethje and then promptly retired from …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov believes Justin Gaethje gave up at UFC 254: “I don’t think that I won this fight physically, but rather mentally”

Khabib Nurmagomedov believes Justin Gaethje “gave up” in their lightweight title unification bout this past October in Abu Dhabi. Gaethje and Nurmagomedov squared off in the main event of UFC …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov reveals battle with mumps prior to UFC 254, shares gnarly photo of swollen face

Khabib Nurmagomedov has not competed since scoring a submission victory over Justin Gaethje in the main event of UFC 254. The impressive win served as Khabib’s 29th in a row …read more

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Khabib shares crazy photo of himself with mumps before UFC 254, details the struggle

To say Khabib Nurmagomedov faced serious adversity leading up to his fight with Justin Gaethje would be an understatement.
We’ve heard before from his coach, Javier Mendez of American Kickboxing Academy, …read more

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