Lightweight Unification Bout Between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje Set For October 24th

UFC Lightweight Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov's return to the cage will come on October 24th, where he will be matched with interim UFC Lightweight Champion Justin Gaethje. The matchup was announced in an interview conducted by CNN with UFC President Dana White on Tuesday. The matchup will see Nurmagomedov look to retain his 155-pound belt for … Continue reading Lightweight Unification Bout Between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje Set For October 24th

Gaethje Earns UFC Interim Lightweight Belt, Stopping Ferguson After Dominating Performance

Justin Gaethje was crowned the interim UFC Lightweight Champion on Saturday after finishing Tony Ferguson with strikes. The finish came in the fifth round after four rounds of Gaethje out-striking Ferguson. The win was the main event of UFC 249 at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. The event was held without … Continue reading Gaethje Earns UFC Interim Lightweight Belt, Stopping Ferguson After Dominating Performance

UFC 249: Ferguson vs. Gaethje Live Coverage

Quick to return to live events, the UFC will hold UFC 249 on Saturday night. The two-championship show is headlined by Tony Ferguson battling Justin Gaethje for the vacant interim Lightweight Championship. Also on the card is Henry Cejudo making the first defence of his UFC Bantamweight Championship against the returning Dominick Cruz. Follow along … Continue reading UFC 249: Ferguson vs. Gaethje Live Coverage

Full Card For UFC 249 Announced

The full lineup for the May 9th version of UFC 249 was released on Saturday. The lineup includes two championship fights, including the UFC interim lightweight championship and the bantamweight championship. The venue for the event has been announced as the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. Along with this event, UFC has … Continue reading Full Card For UFC 249 Announced

Entire Card For UFC 249 Unveiled

UFC posted a graphic of their entire card for UFC 249 on Twitter Monday night. The 12-fight card includes six matchups that were not reported before. The new headlining matchup sees Tony Ferguson fight Justin Gaethje for the interim UFC Lightweight Championship. The card retained it's co-main event fight between former UFC Strawweight Champions Jessica … Continue reading Entire Card For UFC 249 Unveiled

Justin Gaethje Takes Short Notice Fight Against Tony Ferguson To Headline UFC 249

After Khabib Nurmagomedov was ruled out of his highly anticipated fight against Tony Ferguson, Justin Gaethje has been named as the new fighter to fight in the main event of UFC 249. The fight was first reported by Brett Okamoto of ESPN. The location of the fight is not known yet, however, Ariel Helwani of … Continue reading Justin Gaethje Takes Short Notice Fight Against Tony Ferguson To Headline UFC 249