UFC President Dana White gave the Review-Journal an exclusive interview where he spoke about the promotion’s new facility, the UFC Apex, their new deal with ESPN, when Conor McGregor may return to the octagon and more.
UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson says he’s out to clean up the sport of MMA after Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor chaos happens at UFC 229.
Heidi Fang and Adam Hill of Covering The Cage make their picks for the main and co-main event of UFC 229. Conor McGregor will face Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight title in the main event.
All 24 fighters competing at UFC 229 made weight, including Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov who will battle for the UFC lightweight title in the main event.
UFC 229 fighters from the co-main event, down to the first fight on the undercard squared off at the Park MGM on Thursday. UFC 229 will take place at the T-Mobile Arena on Oct. 6.
After being stripped of his lightweight belt, Tony Ferguson says he’s just focused on facing Anthony Pettis at UFC 229 and that he’s coming in to the bout with a chip on his shoulder.
UFC lightweight Anthony Pettis predicts Conor McGregor will defeat Khabib Nurmagomedov in the main event at UFC 229. Pettis also recounts his own title reign and the adversity he faced earlier in his career.
Though Tony Ferguson had to relinquish the interim lightweight title when he tore his LCL just days before UFC 223, he still considers himself, not Khabib Nurmagomedov, the champion.
Review-Journal MMA reporters Adam Hill and Heidi Fang preview and give their picks for the main event and co-main event of UFC 223 taking place in Brooklyn, New York on Apr. 7. In the main event, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Max Holloway will vie for the undisputed lightweight belt. A rematch for the strawweight title will serve as the co-main event where Rose Namajunas will put her belt on the line against Joanna Jedrzejczyk.
UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson joined Covering the Cage ahead of UFC 223 and said he’s already beaten Khabib Nurmagomedov mentally. Ferguson vs. Nurmagomedov will headline the Apr. 7 pay-per-view set to take place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Review-Journal reporters Adam Hill and Heidi Fang talk UFC 223 live via. SKYPE with Ufc Interim Lightweight Champion Tony Ferguson on his main event clash with number 1 contender Khabib Nurmagomedov.
On a conference call leading up to UFC 223 on Apr. 7, interim UFC lightweight champion Tony Ferguson and title challenger Khabib Nurmagomedov spent most of their time throwing verbal jabs at each other.
UFC lightweight Michael Chiesa spoke at the promotion’s headquarters in Las Vegas on Monday and explained why Conor McGregor’s possible return to competition in the division would be a ‘double-edged sword.’ Chiesa will clash with Anthony Pettis in the octagon on Apr. 7 at UFC 223 in Brooklyn, New York.
UFC lightweight stars Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson again have been booked to fight. The bout will headline UFC 223 on April 7 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. UFC officials will formally announce the event at a Friday news conference in Boston. UFC president Dana White discussed the bout during a radio appearance Wednesday in Boston, saying he expected the fight to be in April. Ferguson holds the interim belt, and Nurmagomedov is the unquestioned top contender, but Conor McGregor still has the title in the division. White has said McGregor, who last fought in the UFC in November 2016, could be stripped of the title if he doesn’t fight again soon. The UFC 223 bout will mark the fourth time Ferguson and Nurmagomedov have been scheduled to fight. Ferguson won the interim title with a submission of Kevin Lee in December, his 10th straight victory. Nurmagomedov is 25-0 overall, 9-0 in the UFC.
Heidi Fang and Adam Hill go over their favorite moments of 2017 and pick their favorite fight, knockout and submission of the year.
UFC president Dana White spoke about his lightweight champion Conor McGregor’s alleged bar fight, his discipline for his recent behavior at a Bellator MMA event and why he’s not forcing him to defend his belt or vacate it.
Review-Journal reporter Adam Hill and videographer Heidi Fang welcome special guest Johnny Nunez for their weekly Facebook Live on the Covering the Cage Facebook page. They talk about Nunez’s charity boxing event where all of the proceeds go to victims of the Las Vegas shooting and recap the main card fights from UFC 216. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Kevin Lee lost his shot at becoming the interim UFC lightweight champion when he was submitted by Tony Ferguson at UFC 216.
Adam Hill and Heidi Fang recap the main card fights from UFC 216 including Walt Harris replacing Derrick Lewis, Johnson winning his title fight and Ferguson becoming interim lightweight champion.
All 24 fighters competing on the UFC 216 card in Las Vegas on Oct. 7 squared off with their opponents one last time at the T-Mobile Arena during the ceremonial weigh-ins.
Adam Hill and Heidi Fang from CoveringtheCage.com give their picks on who will come out victorious at UFC 216.
The UFC 216 official weigh-ins were filled with drama as UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee nearly missed weight. He made the mark for the interim lightweight title fight at 154.5 on his second try.
UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee missed weight on his first attempt. He came in at 156 pounds, one pound over the limit for the interim lightweight title fight expected to headline UFC 216.
At the UFC 216 open workouts Kevin Lee said that he and Tony Ferguson are fighting for the real UFC lightweight belt, not the interim title.
At the UFC 216 open workouts, Tony Ferguson discussed his training in Big Bear and said how he plans to defeat Kevin Lee for the interim lightweight belt on Oct. 7.
Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee will vie to become the UFC interim lightweight titleholder at UFC 216. Ferguson says he’s painted a picture for Lee and plans to do the complete opposite of what he’s shown him. He also says Lee is scared to face him.
UFC lightweight Kevin Lee is chasing his dream of becoming a champion in the promotion. To achieve everything he’s wanted, he’ll have to get through Tony Ferguson who has been on a 9-fight win streak.
UFC 216 will be the first major event to take place on the Strip following the mass shooting that occurred in Las Vegas on Saturday. Some of the fighters competing on the card discuss their emotions on the tragedy ahead of the event.
All of the fighters involved in the main card of UFC 216 taking place on Oct. 7 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas squared off at a media day on Wednesday.
Adam Hill and Heidi Fang discuss UFC’s response to the Las Vegas Strip shooting and how it will effect UFC 216.