Former Bellator Champion Michael Chandler Named As Alternate For UFC 254 Main Event

Former Bellator Lightweight Champion Michael Chandler has joined the UFC roster and is currently an alternate for the promotion's lightweight unification bout at UFC 254. News of the signing was announced by UFC President Dana White on Thursday via ESPN program "SportsCenter." UFC's October 24th pay-per-view event currently has a headlining bout between UFC Lightweight … Continue reading Former Bellator Champion Michael Chandler Named As Alternate For UFC 254 Main Event

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

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, Father of UFC Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, Dies At 57

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father of UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov passed away on Friday following an extensive battle with COVID-19. First reported by RT News, Nurmagomedov, 57, had suffered "irreversible brain trauma caused by a stroke" as a result of a COVID-19 infection. News of Nurmagomedov's medical troubles emerged in months before. In May, news broke that … Continue reading Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, Father of UFC Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, Dies At 57