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Watch: Dana White Reacts To UFC 229 Main-Event Insanity

Dana White spoke to Megan Olivi in the direct aftermath of the UFC 229 main-event and gave his take on the shocking post-fight skirmish. It should have been about the fight. It should have been about the masterful performance that saw Khabib Nurmagomedov force a tap from Conor McGregor in the fourth-round and yet here we all are, clamouring for …

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UFC 229 Preview: Our Khabib Vs. McGregor Prediction

October 6 is finally upon us and with us now just hours out from the biggest fight in MMA history, here’s our official prediction for Khabib vs. McGregor. Khabib Nurmagomedov is a one-in-a-million talent. I remember watching his showdown with Abel Trujillo five years ago and being completely astounded at his special ability to break fighters mentally. When I think …

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Watch: UFC Release Epic New Conor/Khabib Promo As 229 Looms

When it comes to hype promos, few organisations in the world do them better than the UFC. With 229 on the horizon, the UFC released their newest promo hyping the main event lightweight title bout between champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and the returning challenger Conor McGregor. The Crumlin native has not fought in the Octagon since November 2016 when he defeated …

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McGregor Set For Big Pay-Day As Early UFC 229 Salaries Released

The Nevada State Atheltic Commission has released the official salaries ahead of UFC 229 in Las Vegas on Saturday night, with Conor McGregor unsurprisingly leading the numbers game. The lightweight title contender will reportedly take home a flat $3 million to fight the champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in the show’s main event. Nurmagomedov will receive slightly less than McGregor, the companies …

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Watch: Volkov & Lewis Get Physical During UFC 229 Weigh-Ins

Conor McGregor’s lightweight title bout against Khabib Nurmagomedov may be grabbing all the headlines ahead of UFC 229 on Saturday night, but it’s not the only fight that appears to have a personal edge to it. At Friday night’s ceremonial weigh-ins in Las Vegas, heavyweight contenders Derrick Lewis and Alexander Volkov stepped on the scales ahead of their main card …

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Watch: Khabib & McGregor Separated After Heated Staredown

McGregor lashed out at Khabib Nurmagomedov after a wild weigh-in between two men who are clearly dying to get locked into that octagon tomorrow night. This could well be the longest 24 hours we’ll ever experience. UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov faced off against Conor McGregor for the final time before tomorrow night’s fight and boy, did it kick off. …

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