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Lee: I100% undeniable’ that Ferguson is real 155-pound champ

For top contender Kevin Lee, Tony Ferguson is the real champion of the UFC’s 155-pound division. After defeating Al Iaquinta via a commanding unanimous decision verdict, Khabib Nurmagomedov was …read more

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Kevin Lee: ‘I’m The Future of the Lightweight Division’

No. 7-ranked lightweight Kevin Lee is ready to make a comeback after a disappointing loss to Tony Ferguson last time out. …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2018, 1:16 am By
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Kevin Lee: Tony Ferguson Is Still the Real UFC Lightweight Champion

Kevin Lee may have a history with Tony Ferguson but he’s not afraid to pay credit to the fighter he believes is the best lightweight in the UFC right now. …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2018, 12:16 pm By
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Lee Vows To ‘Whoop’ Barboza Worse Than Khabib

Not looking for an easy fight in his return after failing to capture the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim Lightweight title against Tony Ferguson last October at UFC 216, Kevin …read more

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Bellator star Michael Chandler feels he beats Khabib Nurmagomedov “10 times out of 10”

The lightweight division could not be interesting right now. The undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov now sits on the UFC lightweight throne, while Tony Ferguson recovers from surgery, and Conor McGregor adds …read more

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Kevin Lee promises to expose Khabib Nurmagomedov after he whoops Edson Barboza

Saturday, UFC lightweight Kevin Lee returns to the cage for the first time since an interim title loss to Tony Ferguson this past October.
Given the chance, Lee (16-3 MMA, 9-3 …read more

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PHOTOS | Tony Ferguson shows off gnarly scar from knee surgery

PHOTOS | Tony Ferguson shows off gnarly scar from knee surgery
Former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson was expected to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov earlier this month for the promotions undisputed …read more

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Tony Ferguson shares graphic photo of injured knee

Tony Ferguson gives an update on the injury that led to his withdrawal at UFC 223. No one could believe it when Tony Ferguson, the former UFC interim lightweight champion, …read more

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Posted on April 13, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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PHOTO | Tony Ferguson is going to have an insane scar after his knee surgery (graphic)

If things had gone according to the original plan, Tony Ferguson would have battled Khabib Nurmagomedov for the UFC lightweight title in the main event of UFC 223 last Saturday …read more

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Tony Ferguson Shares Graphic Image of Knee Surgery

While UFC 223 was certainly a memorable event, don’t expect Tony Ferguson to look back at it with fond memories. …read more

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Posted on April 13, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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Gross photo warning: Tony Ferguson's surgically repaired knee is riddled with staples

Lest anyone doubt Tony Ferguson’s tale of woe and torn ligaments, the former UFC interim lightweight champion has pictures to prove he’s been through some rough stuff lately, and he’s …read more

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ODDS | Lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov favored over Conor McGregor, Tony Ferguson

Khabib Nurmagomedov is, at long last, the UFC lightweight champion. He earned that distinction with a lopsided unanimous decision win over last-minute replacement opponent Al Iaquinta in the main event …read more

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UFC 223 prelims do 892,000 viewers

The UFC had hoped for its strongest numbers of 2018 this past Saturday when Khabib Nurmagomedov was to face either Tony Ferguson or Max Holloway in the main event.
But with …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov argues Tony Ferguson needs another win before title shot

Over the weekend, in the main event of UFC 223, Khabib Nurmagomedov thwarted a last minute opponent Al Iaquinta, moving to a flawless 26-0 overall, and capturing the UFC lightweight …read more

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Max Holloway: I Would Have Made Weight Had NYSAC Not Pulled Plug

Current Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight king Max Holloway agreed to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at lightweight on just six days’ notice after the Dagestani’s previous scheduled opponent, Tony Ferguson, had to …read more

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Max Holloway Defends NYSAC for UFC 223 Ruling

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway has had a wild week. Holloway was supposed to be the savior of the upcoming UFC 223 pay-per-view event. Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov was …read more

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Ferguson unimpressed by Khabib’s UFC 223 performance

UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson is unconvinced by Khabib Nurmagomedov’s performance against Al Iaquinta at UFC 223. For the fourth straight time, the UFC was forced to scrap …read more

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Tony Ferguson is not happy about being stripped of his UFC interim lightweight title

Tony Ferguson is not happy about being stripped of his UFC interim lightweight title
For the fourth time in the past four years a slated bout between Tony Ferguson and Khabib …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov: Tony Ferguson Needs to Win a Fight Before Title Shot

What goes around, comes around. That’s the message from new undisputed lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, who said he’s still interested in settling a long standing feud with Tony Ferguson …read more

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Tony Ferguson, Nate Diaz were not fans of Khabib Nurmagomedov's UFC 223 performance

Tony Ferguson and Nate Diaz had immediate reactions to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s UFC 223 victory, and they weren’t of a complimentary nature.
Nurmagomedov (26-0 MMA, 10-0 UFC) claimed the UFC lightweight championship …read more

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Tony Ferguson not impressed by Khabib Nurmagomedov’s UFC 223 title win

Tony Ferguson tuned in to watch UFC 223 on Saturday night, and he didn’t seem too impressed by Khabib Nurmagomedov’s performance against last-minute replacement Al Iaquinta.
Nurmagomedov was originally scheduled to …read more

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Tony Ferguson Reduces UFC 223 Main Event to No. 1 Contender’s Fight

In one swift move, Tony Ferguson reduced the UFC 223 main event to a No. 1 contender’s fight. …read more

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After UFC 223 hoopla, Tony Ferguson says he's 'only legitimate lightweight champion left'

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Tony Ferguson has kept relatively quiet during one of the most chaotic UFC fight weeks in history. It might be because he kickstarted it …read more

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Nurmagomedov still has his title fight, now against Iaquinta

Originally, Khabib Nurmagomedov was to fight Tony Ferguson for the UFC lightweight title. Then Ferguson dropped out with an injury, replaced by Max Holloway. And when the featherweight champ was …read more

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BREAKING | Khabib Nurmagomedov battles Al Iaquinta in UFC 223 main event, Iaquinta can’t win title

It has been a brutal week for undefeated lightweight star Khabib Nurmagomedov.
First, his originally scheduled opponent, Tony Ferguson, was forced out of their planned UFC 223 lightweight title fight with …read more

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Khabib-Iaquinta expected to be new UFC 223 main event

Looks like we have our new UFC 223 main event, and it involves New York’s own Al Iaquinta. One week ago, Khabib Nurmagomedov was slated to fight Tony Ferguson in …read more

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Al Iaquinta vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Targeted For UFC 223

When all else fails, turn to “Raging Al.” The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has been dealt a bad hand. First, Tony Ferguson tore ligaments in his knee cancelling his bout …read more

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UPDATE | With Max Holloway out, Anthony Pettis being considered for last-second fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov

If ever there was a truly cursed fight card, it’s UFC 223. A week after Tony Ferguson withdrew from his originally scheduled main event battle with Khabib Nurmagomedov, and less …read more

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BREAKING | Max Holloway out of UFC 223

If ever there was a truly cursed fight card, it’s UFC 223.
A week after Tony Ferguson withdrew from his originally scheduled main event battle with Khabib Nurmagomedov, and less than …read more

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Unfiltered: Dana White Talks UFC 223 and Brian Ortega Joins In-Studio

UFC President Dana White joins the show and discusses UFC 223: Khabib vs. Holloway, Tony Ferguson’s injury, Conor McGregor’s status, Floyd Mayweather’s potential future in the Octagon, DJ vs. TJ, …read more

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Khabib trumpets 'different mentality' than Holloway

Sitting on the dais inside the Music Hall of Williamsburg just a handful of days after learning that he would be facing Max Holloway instead of Tony Ferguson on Saturday …read more

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Posted on April 6, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Khabib still wants Ferguson: ‘I really want to smash his face’

If it were up to Khabib Nurmagomedov, he would still be facing Tony Ferguson sometime in the future. When it was announced back in mid-January, fans were made to …read more

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White: The only person losing a belt at UFC 223 is McGregor

UFC president Dana White clarifies that Tony Ferguson would not be stripped of his interim lightweight title. One thing that is certain for UFC 223 is that a new …read more

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Posted on April 5, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Watch The MMA Beat live today

On this week’s episode, the panel discusses the new UFC 223 main event, Tony Ferguson’s freak injury, the rest of Saturday’s card, Brock Lesnar’s potential return and much more.
Watch “The …read more

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UFC Boss Denies Stripping Tony Ferguson: ‘The Only One Losing the Belt Here is Conor’

Despite previous claims to the contrary, UFC President Dana White denies that he stripped Tony Ferguson of the interim lightweight title after “El Cucy” withdrew from the UFC 223 headliner …read more

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The MMA Circus: UFC 223 preview

On Episode 156 of The MMA Circus, Nick Baldwin and Andrew Lawrence discuss Max Holloway replacing Tony Ferguson against Khabib Nurmagomedov, as well as the rest of UFC 223. EPISODE …read more

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Dana White: Max Holloway-Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223 biggest event since UFC 205 at MSG

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It seems the main event substitution of Max Holloway for Tony Ferguson has turned Saturday’s UFC 223 into an even bigger event.
Although there was …read more

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Khabib unfazed by opponent change on UFC 223 Embedded

As UFC 223 fight week rolled along in snowy Brooklyn, NY, Joanna Jedrzejczyk reacted to the news of Tony Ferguson’s injury like the rest of us: that it must be …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov still wants to fight Tony Ferguson: ‘I really want to smash his face’

Believe it or not, Khabib Nurmagomedov is somewhat sympathetic to Tony Ferguson. Yes, Ferguson has put Nurmagomedov in a tough spot, having to face a new opponent on six days …read more

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Manager: UFC won’t risk throwing McGregor in on a weeks’ notice

Conor McGregor’s manager Audie Attar explains why the UFC did not push through with having him as the replacement for Tony Ferguson at UFC 223. After Tony Ferguson pulled …read more

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Posted on April 4, 2018, 11:16 am By
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USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings, April 3: What will happen at lightweight after UFC 223?

Saturday brings us arguably the biggest UFC event of the year so far – but the matchup everyone has been talking about won’t be happening.
Tony Ferguson (23-3 MMA, 13-1 UFC) …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov asked UFC for Conor McGregor fight after Tony Ferguson injury

Once reality set in that the highly anticipated fight was off the table, Nurmagomedov turned his attention to the one and only Conor McGregor. …read more

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UFC 223 in-depth: Max Holloway, Khabib Nurmagomedov and what is behind their stunning streaks

UFC President Dana White didn’t allow for time to absorb the fact that interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson was out of his UFC 223 bout against Khabib Nurmagomedov. About five …read more

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Khabib: Where is ‘Burger King’ Conor McGregor?

When Khabib Nurmagomedov got news of Tony Ferguson’s withdrawal from UFC 223, he immediately asked for a fight with Conor McGregor. Top-ranked UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov couldn’t believe that, …read more

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Canelo: Sensationalist News Has Tainted My Name

The last few days have just been brutal for the world of combat sports.
Aside from losing Tony Ferguson vs Khabib Nurmagomedov for the fourth time and Matt Brown getting …read more

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Tony Ferguson Details Injury, Doesn’t Think He Should Be Stripped of UFC Interim Title

This time last week, Tony Ferguson was the interim lightweight champ and headed into a fight for the undisputed title. Now he’s injured and without a belt. …read more

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UFC 223: Fantasy Cheat Sheet

An injury to Tony Ferguson forced a change to the UFC 223 main event, but there’s certainly no less intrigue now that featherweight champion Max Holloway has stepped in to …read more

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Unfiltered: Khabib Joins In-Studio and Says 'Aloha' to Max Holloway

Khabib “The Eagle” Nurmagomedov, and Ali Abdelaziz, join Jim and Matt in-studio ahead of Khabib’s UFC 223 Lightweight title fight and discuss Max Holloway replacing Tony Ferguson, if any other …read more

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Tony Ferguson to Conor McGregor, Nate Diaz after cheap shots: 'Stay in your lane'

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You didn’t think Tony Ferguson would let Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz talk bad about him without a response, did you?
In the wake of …read more

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Alvarez couldn’t step up for UFC 223: ‘I’m heavier than I’ve ever been’

The former lightweight champion got the news that Tony Ferguson was out of his title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov, but he was in no position to step up on short …read more

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Khabib, Holloway Come Face-To-Face In New York

“I hope, maybe is first April joke.”
Sorry Khabib, this was no joke. Tony Ferguson blew out his knee and withdrew from the upcoming UFC 223 pay-per-view (PPV) event on April …read more

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Tony Ferguson fires back at McGregor, Diaz for injury Twitter shots

Tony Ferguson may be having a rough week, but he isn’t about to hear it from two rivals who haven’t fought in a combined 1,098 days.
Ferguson, in his own unique …read more

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Ferguson Slams McGregor, Diaz For Criticizing Injury

Conor McGregor had a rather crude response to the news of Tony Ferguson suffering a nasty injury which forced him off his scheduled Lightweight title fight against Khabib Nuramgomedov, which …read more

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New UFC 223 Poster, Video Trailer Released

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will crown a new lightweight champion — and strip the old one — but it will do so without the services of interim straphanger Tony Ferguson, …read more

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Eddie Alvarez Says he Was Too Big to Step up at UFC 223

Eddie Alvarez has explained why he couldn’t replace Tony Ferguson at UFC 223. Ferguson was scheduled to take on Khabib Nurmagomedov to determine who would become the undisputed UFC lightweight …read more

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UFC 223 Odds: Khabib Nurmagomedov Opens as Big Favorite Over Max Holloway

Bookies have been scrambling to finalize their odds for this weekend’s lightweight championship bout with the announcement that Max Holloway will step in for the injured Tony Ferguson at UFC …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov says he asked UFC to fight ‘Burger King’ Conor McGregor when Tony Ferguson withdrew

Khabib Nurmagomedov said his first reaction when he heard that Tony Ferguson was out of their UFC 223 title fight was that it must be a joke. “The Eagle” thought …read more

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Stockton Slap: Nate Diaz Takes Aim at Tony Ferguson on Twitter

Nate Diaz is at it again, this time poking fun at the expense of Tony Ferguson after he pulled out of a title fight this weekend against Khabib Nurmagomedov at …read more

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Khabib Wants GSP Fight Before He Fights Conor

The 155lb division is in a fair bit of disarray right now, with Tony Ferguson pulling out due to injury 6 days before UFC 223 and Conor McGregor, the active …read more

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Dana White Will Never Book Ferguson vs Khabib Again

Dana White appears to have lost faith in Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson ever happening. The bout between the two has been booked a total of 4 times now with …read more

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Tony Ferguson explains why he shouldn’t be stripped of interim lightweight title

Having been forced out of the UFC 223 main event with a freakish leg injury, it now sounds as though the UFC will strip Tony Ferguson of the interim lightweight …read more

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Tony Ferguson Believes He Shouldn’t Be Stripped Of His Title After “Freak Injury”

During promotional appearances for UFC 223, Tony Ferguson suffered a “freak injury” after he slipped over a cable and tore his LCL. This injury forced Ferguson to pull out of …read more

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Injury Forces Brown Out Of Condit Fight At UFC On FOX 29

Are you kidding me with this?
Just 24 hours after Tony Ferguson tore his LCL, forcing him out of his scheduled Lightweight championship bout at this weekend’s (Sat., April 7, 2018) …read more

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Matt Brown is off the UFC Glendale card

Bad news, fight fans. Just a little over 24 hours removed from the news that Tony Ferguson has been forced out of his scheduled UFC 223 showdown with Khabib Nurmagomedov …read more

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Tony Ferguson feels ‘freak injury’ during ‘UFC-obligated’ event shouldn’t cost him title

The physical pain of a ruptured lateral collateral ligament is one thing. But Tony Ferguson said that that learning the UFC was planning on stripping him of his interim lightweight …read more

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'UFC 223 Embedded,' No. 1: How Khabib Nurmagomedov handled Tony Ferguson withdrawal news

The UFC returns to pay-per-view this weekend with the most anticipated event of the year so far, and the promotion has rolled out its “Embedded” treatment to preview UFC 223.
The …read more

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McGregor Reacts To Ferguson ‘Pulling Out’ Of UFC 223 With Dirty Joke

After the much-anticipated bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson — which was set to go down at UFC 223 this Saturday evening (April 7, 2018) — was canceled for …read more

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McGregor reacts to UFC 223 main event change with crude joke

Here’s that Conor McGregor reaction to the cancellation of Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov that you’ve been dying to read. The big news on April Fool’s Day was the all-too-real …read more

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Conor McGregor has crude response to Tony Ferguson pulling out of UFC 223

Once interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson withdrew from his upcoming fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223, it was only a matter of time until “The Notorious” shared his thoughts.
It …read more

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Conor McGregor Reacts to Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Being Scrapped Again

It didn’t take long for Conor McGregor to react to the latest fight cancellation between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov …read more

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Khabib To Max: I’m Not Aldo, You Are In For A Long Night

For the fourth — and perhaps final — time, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was unable have a fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson actually go down after months of …read more

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Brian Ortega Says He Was Ready To Step In And Face Khabib Nurmagomedov At UFC 223

Yesterday evening, on April Fools of all days, the MMA world was thrown into turmoil as Tony Ferguson pulled out of his championship bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223. …read more

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Brian Ortega Was (Briefly) Offered UFC 223 Fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov

Top UFC featherweight contender Brian Ortega was nearly the man to take the UFC 223 headlining slot vacated when Tony Ferguson got injured. …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father says they will continue to “demand” fight with Tony Ferguson

By now, you’ve surely heard that Tony Ferguson has withdrawn from his anticipated UFC 223 title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov, and been replaced by UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway. With …read more

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Dana White: Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov won't be booked ever again

The fifth time will not be a charm for Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson.
After a freak accident left Ferguson (23-3 MMA, 13-1 UFC) injured and unable to compete at UFC …read more

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Ortega says he agreed to face Khabib at UFC 233, but Holloway got the fight instead

Khabib Nurmagomedov is fighting Max Holloway at UFC 223 after Tony Ferguson was forced out due to a knee injury, but another top featherweight was willing to step up.
Undefeated 145-pound …read more

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The 10 most forgettable UFC title reigns

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 …10With an unfortunate injury ripping apart this weekend’s UFC 223 headliner, UFC President Dana White said Tony Ferguson’s interim lightweight title …read more

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Max Holloway upon learning he'll replace Tony Ferguson: 'This is how legends are made'

Longtime MMA manager Brian Butler heard a string of expletives from Max Holloway on Sunday when he passed on news of Tony Ferguson’s withdrawal from UFC 223.
Like most in the …read more

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Manager recounts Max Holloway’s initial reaction to Khabib Nurmagomedov bout offer

Yesterday afternoon, we learned that Tony Ferguson had been forced out of his UFC 223 lightweight title showdown with Khabib Nurmagomedov with a leg injury. Somewhere amid the fallout of …read more

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Dana White: Tony Ferguson Requires Surgery, Stripped of Interim Belt

Not only is Tony Ferguson not fighting at UFC 223, Dana White said that Ferguson would also need surgery and lose his interim title. …read more

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Joe Rogan comments on UFC 223 main event drama

Yesterday evening, we learned that Tony Ferguson had been forced out of his UFC 223 showdown with Khabib Nurmagomedov with a freak leg injury, and that UFC featherweight champ Max …read more

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Dana White Says He Will ‘Never’ Book Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Again

Four times scheduled and four times cancelled is enough for Dana White to say he’s never going to book Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov again …read more

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Khabib’s father: We’ll demand Ferguson fight as long as he’s alive

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father and coach has insisted a fight between his son and Tony Ferguson will take place in the future. Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father and coach of Khabib Nurmagomedov,insists …read more

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MMA community reacts to Tony Ferguson’s UFC 223 withdrawal, Max Holloway stepping in

Early yesterday evening, we were all staring at our screens skeptically, reading that Tony Ferguson had been forced out of his UFC 223 title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov with a …read more

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Diaz Laughing At Ferguson Over UFC 223 Pullout

He’s not surprised, motherfuckers.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson injured his knee and was forced to withdraw from the upcoming UFC 223 pay-per-view (PPV) main event, scheduled …read more

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Max Holloway: ‘How do you turn down an opportunity like this?’

Max Holloway didn’t hesitate to accept a short notice lightweight title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223. It’s no April Fool’s, Tony Ferguson really did get injured and withdraw …read more

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Updates UFC 223 Fight Card, TV Line Up

With interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson injured and unable to compete, Max Holloway wil step up on super-short notice to battle top 155-pound contender Khabib Nurmagomedov in the five-round main …read more

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Early Betting Odds for Max Holloway vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov

The early betting odds for the new main event of UFC 223 have been released. Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov has been canceled due to Ferguson suffering an injury. Current …read more

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Holloway Opens As Huge Betting Underdog Against ‘The Eagle’

By now you’ve heard that interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson tripped over his own two feet and shredded his knee, leaving him medically unfit to compete against Khabib Nurmagomedov for …read more

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Dana White claims UFC is done trying to make Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov bout

Yesterday, we learned that Tony Ferguson had been forced out of his UFC 223 showdown with Khabib Nurmagomedov with a freak leg injury. Though we all wanted to believe this …read more

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Max Holloway couldn’t turn down opportunity to face ‘animal’ Khabib Nurmagomedov 

Max Holloway didn’t hesitate when the UFC called him on six days’ notice to step in for the injured Tony Ferguson.
The UFC featherweight champion will be taking Ferguson’s main …read more

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Watch The MMA Hour live today

The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life. Below is a rundown of Monday’s show:
1:00 — We’ll discuss the news that Max Holloway has replaced Tony Ferguson against …read more

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Dana White says he will ‘never’ book Ferguson vs Khabib again

UFC President Dana White says he will never ever book Tony Ferguson vs Khabib Nurmagomedov again after yet another cancellation. Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson had been booked four times …read more

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Nate Diaz scoffs at Ferguson’s injury, Holloway replacement

Nate Diaz took some shots at both the UFC and Tony Ferguson. It seemed like a bad April Fool’s joke at the time, but the highly anticipated match up between …read more

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Holloway vs Nurmagomedov new UFC 223 main event

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will attempt to make history in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on April 7, as he has stepped in to replace the injured Tony Ferguson and face …read more

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Nate Diaz reacts to today’s shocking UFC 223 news!

Nate Diaz reacts to today’s shocking UFC 223 news!
Former UFC lightweight title challenger Nate Diaz put current UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson on blast shortly following today’s devastating news …read more

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Nate Diaz offers mocking message in response to Tony Ferguson pulling out of UFC 223

Some people might have sympathy for Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov missing out on the biggest fight of their lives, but Nate Diaz doesn’t appear to be one of them.
Diaz …read more

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Max Holloway issues statement on UFC 223 lightweight title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov

Max Holloway issues statement on UFC 223 lightweight title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov
Earlier
tonight shocking news broke that current UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson had suffered a “freak” knee …read more

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Tony Ferguson’s “freak” injury occured the day after the UFC 223 conference call

Tony Ferguson’s “freak” injury occured the day after the UFC 223 conference call
Earlier tonight devastating news broke that current UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson had suffered a knee injury …read more

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Tony Ferguson Issues Statement After Suffering Injury Forcing Him Out of UFC 223

After suffering an injury that forced him out of the UFC 223 main event, Tony Ferguson has broken his silence regarding what exactly happened that cancelled his fight against Khabib …read more

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