UFC: State of The Lightweight Division

With UFC lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov likely facing a lengthy suspension and or possibly attempting to be released from the promotion, chances are he will get stripped of his title or an interim lightweight title will be introduced in his absence. “If I have to be arrested, then I have to be arrested.” Those were the words  spoken by the self proclaimed Floyd Mayweather of mixed martial arts following his win at UFC 229. While Khabib Nurmagomedov hasn’t been arrested, it looks like he won’t be allowed to make a…

Fight Spotlight: Nurmagomedov vs Michael Johnson

Welcome to our very first free fight film club, where we rewatch old fights sober with the benefit of hindsight. In preparation for UFC 209 next weekend the UFC has uploaded Khabib’s last fight against Michael Johnson which took place November in Madison Square Garden. This was the night McGregor won the Lightweight belt and in just over a week Khabib will fight El Cucuy for the now interim lightweight belt. Watch now before you read on. After rewatching it, this fight went a lot differently then I remembered. You can never trust…