Buckle up: Khabib vs. McGregor official for UFC 229

The UFC hosted its 25th anniversary press conference on Friday afternoon, where they announced their upcoming schedule, as well as a number of main events moving forward.  At the end of the event, a bombshell announcement – Khabib Nurmagomedov will defend his lightweight title against former champion Conor McGregor at UFC 229 in Las Vegas on…

Digesting the craziness that was UFC 223

Photo Courtesy: MMAJunkie.com To say that fight week for UFC 223 was wild would be putting it mildly.   First, Interim Lightweight Champion Tony Ferguson was forced to pull out of his highly- anticipated matchup with Khabib Nurmagomedov, a mere six days before the event.  The two have been scheduled to fight a total of…