After dropping his belt to St-Pierre at UFC 217 in November, Bisping took a short-notice fight just three weeks later and was knocked out by Kelvin Gastelum in the first round. And keep in mind that Holloway is still not fully recovered from an ankle injury he suffered in February that forced him to withdraw from his own title-defense matchup last month at UFC 222.
It has been written here already that Brooklyn can be a odd place for MMA and with the history of headlining an event with Ferguson and Nurmagomedov Friday should make for an interesting and probably one of the most watched weigh-ins for MMA fans. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program created to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. It is what is, man.
And not only are these two fighters missing out, but so are UFC fans. "And the best is Blessed, baby". "I can't wait. I'm excited. We're wishing him to get well, and waiting for him", he added. I'm the right guy.
Saturday night inside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, the UFC presents one of its most anticipated cards in a while in UFC 223.
"Me and my wife were getting ready for Easter and I got a call from Lloyd, my manager", explained Alvarez.
"As long as Ferguson is able to walk, we'll demand this fight", the coach told TASS on Monday. "I'm never making that fight ever again".
Khabib Nurmagomedov has many of mixed martial arts' biggest names on his radar for future fights. But the Waianae native isn't looking that far ahead just yet.
"The guy hasn't lost a fight since 2013, and that was a decision to Conor McGregor". "Champ-champ vs. champ-champ would be cool".
If this match goes five rounds with both fighters on their feet, things can get really interesting, but if Khabib ends up on top of Max, we all know what's going to happen.